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Head to Head: Concussions in Athletics

Head to Head: Concussions in Athletics

Daniel Charlton, Sport's Editor

October 20, 2016

A head to head collision triggers familiar signs: the ringing in the ears, the persistent headache, the nonstop feeling of nausea. If you break a bone, an X-ray confirms it. If you tear an ACL, an MRI confirms it. But if you experience a concussion, no such clear diagnostic test exists. This lack of a d...

Fall Athletics Heating Up

Fall Athletics Heating Up

Daniel Charlton and Mitchell Smith

September 8, 2016

Women's Soccer After spending much of last year’s rebuilding effort at the bottom of the Northwest Conference standings, the 2016 Whitman women’s soccer team will feature one of its most balanced squads in the last few years. The team returns NW Conference First Team member and senior midfie...

Women’s Soccer Kicks into Full Gear

Women’s Soccer Kicks into Full Gear

Mitchell Smith

September 11, 2014

Some teams have their first game of the season at home, others have to travel an hour or two away, but this summer the Whitman women's soccer team traveled for close to 24 hours to reach their first opponent: Bridgwater College in SE England. Sophomores Naomi Lee and Emma Onstad-Hawes were able to rep...

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