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“Together We Can”: Camp teaches Walla Walla youth life lessons through play

Cole Anderson, Sports Editor

September 24, 2015

While the rest of the student body is either back at home or working a job or internship, each summer starting in 2009 the Whitman men's basketball team has extended its collective hand out to the rest of Walla Walla in putting on its "Together We Can" (TWC) basketball camp. This past summer more than...

Men’s Basketball Falls to Whitworth

Cole Anderson

January 24, 2014

In the first meeting for the Whitman men's basketball team with Whitworth University, the rivalry upheld its growing reputation as one of the most exciting in Division III sports. In what seems to be a trend between these two teams, the last few plays of the game on Tuesday, Jan. 21 decided its result,...

From Sydney to Walla Walla: Chircu’s Journey to Whitman’s Basketball Team

From Sydney to Walla Walla: Chircu’s Journey to Whitman’s Basketball Team

Sarah Debs

January 31, 2013

Phil Chircu is a long way from home, but the Australian Jan-start already has a big presence on campus. Coming from an impressive pre-college basketball career including playing on the Australian Under-14 National team and at the Under-17 world championships, Chircu is now an integral part of the ...

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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