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XC breaks school records in NW Conference

XC breaks school records in NW Conference

Julian Reed

November 6, 2014


Filed under SPORTS

Whitman men and women placed third and fourth respectively in the NWC cross country championships in Salem, Ore. on Saturday, Nov. 1. Two men and two women finished in the top ten in the eight- and six-kilometer races. Although the team's focus is primarily on the NCAA West Regional Championship on Nov. 15, this race was an important tune-up before regionals. Senior...

Whitman’s Model United Nations Club Wins Big

River Sterne

November 14, 2013


Filed under NEWS

Despite low numbers, the Whitman College Model United Nations Club is winning big awards. The club, consisting of 12 active members, travels around the Pacific Northwest, and occasionally to the East Coast and Canada, to attend UN simulations with other colleges. The Model UN team, led by sophomore...

Swimmers win big before Championships

Matt Tesmond

February 2, 2012


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Highlight

With Conference Championships a matter of days away, the Whitman Swimming Team faced its toughest challenge yet and came through in extraordinary fashion at the final meet before the year-end championship meet. "People have been swimming their best in practice, and we've just started our taper. We'll definitely be setting the stage for Conference," said women's team Captain Katie Tackman bef...

Sixteen records fall at swim championships

Sixteen records fall at swim championships

Tyler Hurlburt

March 3, 2011


Filed under Front Page Slideshow, SPORTS

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...

Sideout: Whitman volleyball team struggles

Sideout: Whitman volleyball team struggles

Tyler Hurlburt

October 7, 2010


Filed under Front Page Slideshow, SPORTS

After starting the season off right with strong performances at the Sept. 4-5 Whitman Invitational where they went 2-2, earning themselves a second place finish in the process, the Whitman volleyball team has suffered a series of tough losses, falling to the bottom of the conference. They won the...

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