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Sports injuries: What happens next?

Sports injuries: What happens next?

Kyle Flannery

February 26, 2015

Most varsity athletes here at Whitman have spent the majority of their lives honing their skills in one particular sport, a feat that requires a tremendous amount of dedication and passion. Except for a select few, Whitman athletes do not generally entertain illusions of playing at the next competitive...

Whitman athletics utilizing new tactics to increase wins

Riley Foreman

February 19, 2015

Whitman's liberal arts curriculum may require students to complete three quantitative analysis credits, but for varsity athletes, practice with numbers doesn't necessarily stop at calculus homework. Whitman College is joining a long list of schools whose athletic departments are developing an interest...

Callahan assists men’s basketball in unconventional ways

Kyle Flannery

February 12, 2015

Go to any Whitman Men's basketball game and you will rarely see senior Clay Callahan score, or even shoot for that matter. But what you will see him do are the intangibles, the little things that transcend box scores and the stat sheet. He won't win you the game with a single shot; he will win you the...

Men’s Basketball Welcomes Eisenhardt Back With Win

Sarah Anderegg

February 3, 2014

The Whitman men's basketball team started the second round of conference play off strong with a 78-69 win over Pacific University.  Along with the win, Whitman welcomed back senior forward Ben Eisenhardt in his first game since sustaining an injury in November 2013. After a stagnant start to the...

Janin Steps Up for Sweets

Janin Steps Up for Sweets

Tristan Gavin

April 4, 2013

Skeptics of the 2013 Whitman Sweets will point to the void of leadership and star power after graduating a strong class last spring. That is where Jacob Janin comes in. Janin, a senior, is one of the team captains and brings extensive experience at high levels of club Ultimate. While the Eugene native has played for the Portland Rhino club team for years...

Athletes Stay On Campus Over Winter Break

Athletes Stay On Campus Over Winter Break

Sarah Debs

January 24, 2013

For most students, winter break means leaving campus to enjoy the holiday season elsewhere with family and friends. For some varsity athletes, however, this is not the case. Instead, these athletes spend the majority of winter break on campus training or travelling around the Pacific Northwest for compet...

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