Whitman Wire

Cross country season preview

Pamela London

September 13, 2012

Led by strong senior leadership on both sides, the Whitman men's and women's cross country teams are already full steam ahead on the road to regionals in late October. Each team was tabbed for a fifth-place finish in the West Region in preseason polls, and Head Coach Scott Shields is looking to meet...

Horsin’ Around: Students get a kick out of rodeo

Talia Rudee

September 6, 2012

Ropes swing, a Ferris wheel turns, horses gallop and music plays at the Walla Walla Fair and Frontier Days. This event, this year running from Aug. to Sept. 2, is the oldest fair in Washington state beginning in 1863.  One of the main events is the rodeo, where a multitude of cowboys gather to compete...

Athlete profile: Emilie and Katri Gilbert ’13 talk cross country, basketball

Credit: David Jacobson


November 3, 2011

For junior cross country runners Emilie and Katri Gilbert, the shift from fall to winter sports seasons means running in two different directions: one onto the court and one into the stands. As both sisters are finishing their 2011 cross country season and Emilie continues to prepare for the varsity...

XC kicks off season with twin sweep, deep roster

Credit: Marie von Hafften

Libby Arnosti

September 8, 2011

Whitman women took eight of the top 10 spots at the finish of the women's race at the annual Whitman Invitational last Saturday. Junior Emilie Gilbert sprinted past the 6 km mark, posting a time of 23:24.89 to win the race by more than 20 seconds. Her twin sister, junior Katri Gilbert, finished second,...

Fall athletics wrap up season

Whitman VS Whitworth. Photo Credit: David Jacobson

Libby Arnosti

December 2, 2010

With ice and snow covering the ground, it is clear that fall in Walla Walla has ended. For many athletes on campus, this also marks the end of their sport's competitive season. Men's and women's cross country, golf, soccer, tennis and women's volleyball have recently wrapped up their fall seasons, receiv...

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