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MLB Season Starts in Dramatic Fashion

Dylan Snyder

May 1, 2014

The start of the MLB season is always surrounded by much fanfare, and this year was no exception. As opening day became opening week and teams capitalized on the increased publicity, baseball fever grasped the nation and we saw several early-season storylines come through. One of the most shocking...

Whitman Swimmers Win Against Linfield, Willamette

Elena Aragon

November 8, 2012

The Whitman swim teams opened the 2012-13 Northwest Conference season at the Louise and Paul Harvey Pool with dominant victories in dual meets over Linfield College and Willamette University. Both the men's and women's teams defeated Linfield in the Friday meet, with a men's score of 140-62 and...

Whitman Sports Blog: Athletes score big victories, awards heading into spring break

Pamela London

March 7, 2012

This week, the Sports Blog takes a look at the state of Whitman sports heading into spring break. Whitties bring home the hardware Five Whitman athletes collected NWC Player of the Week awards in the past two weeks of competition (Feb. 20-26 and Feb. 27-March 2). Senior Conor Holton-Burke (tennis)...

Whitties’ success celebrated at annual awards banquet

Whitties’ success celebrated at annual awards banquet

Pamela London

May 16, 2011

Glasses were raised as athletic achievement was celebrated Tuesday night at the 2011 Whitman College Athletic Awards Banquet. Players, coaches and staff from Whitman's 14 varsity teams gathered together to celebrate what is regarded as the most successful year in Whitman athletics. Achievements were...

Cyclists post podium finishes at annual Whitman Bike Race

Cyclists post podium finishes at annual Whitman Bike Race

Pamela London

March 31, 2011

They may not be Team US Postal of the Tour de France, but the Whitman cycling team boasted plenty of its own competition at the annual Whitman Bike Race this past weekend. Led by senior President Roxy Pierson and Vice Presidents Simon Pendleton and Chelsea Momany, also seniors, the Whitman cycling...

Sixteen records fall at swim championships

Sixteen records fall at swim championships

Tyler Hurlburt

March 3, 2011

Head swim coach Jenn Blomme understandably lost count of the number of broken school records after the first night of the three-day Northwest Conference Championships at Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham, Ore. By the end of the meet, 16 new records had been set by the Missionary swimmers. Assi...

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