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Vol. CLIV, Issue 3
Whitman news since 1896

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Whitman news since 1896

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MLB Season Starts in Dramatic Fashion

Dylan Snyder May 1, 2014
On the field there has been no lack of controversy, from the new replay rules, to injuries, to maturity problems, to illegal substances. The MLB installed new rules to determine out/safe calls and the security of a catch in the field. This seems pretty straightforward, but came under critique when several calls where made when a player dropped the ball when moving it from his gloved to his off hand. The MLB later made a statement to make a more uniform ruling, and concluded that once a player has the ball in his glove it is a completed catch.

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.

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.
Photo Credit: Marie Von Hafften

Whitties’ success celebrated at annual awards banquet

Pamela London May 16, 2011
After a year of unprecedented success, Whitman varsity athletes came together to celebrate their achievement on the field, in the pool, on the court and in the classroom at the annual Whitman College Athletic Awards Banquet.
U of O cyclist pulls ahead of the competition during the Mens B Palouse Road Race. This was the first of three races in the Missionary Omnium which took place last weekend on Saturday and Sunday. Photo Credit: Ben Lerchin

Cyclists post podium finishes at annual Whitman Bike Race

Pamela London March 31, 2011
Coming off an 09-10 season that ended in a team national championship, the Whitman cycling team looks to build on that success and work towards a repeat. The Whitman Bike Race, held this past weekend, helped bring the Missionaries one step closer to that goal, as the team moved into second place overall in the team conference standings.
Coaches Jamie Kennedy ‘96, Robert Street ‘07, Jenn Blomme and Anthony Russo urge on a Whitman swimmer from the bulkhead. Teammates show their support with flags and face paint as they cheer during a race. Photos contributed by Kayla Joan.

Sixteen records fall at swim championships

Tyler Hurlburt March 3, 2011
The Whitman swimming teams collectively broke 16 school records at the conference championship meet.
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