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Student deaths in the Northwest

Student deaths in the Northwest

Natalie Berg

November 26, 2014

November has been a sad month in the Northwest Conference. This month marks the death of Aaron Altman of George Fox University, Parker Moore of Linfield College and Alex Sengoba of Whitworth University. Altman died on November 1st after attending a Halloween rave in Seattle. Although there have been rumors of a drug overdose, his death is believ...

From “The Crescent”: Leaving the battlefield and hitting the books

From “The Crescent”: Leaving the battlefield and hitting the books

October 27, 2014

This story was originally published in The Crescent of George Fox University on October 15, 2014. It was written by George Fox staff writer Amy Rose. This story is printed here through the Northwest News Network, a collaborative project between many northwestern collegiate newspapers. The convoy crawled through the hot desert. ...

Men’s Basketball Honors Seniors In Winning Fashion, Splits Last Two-Game Home Stand

Marah Alindogan

February 17, 2014

With a crucial win in a two-game home series this weekend to lock up at least a number two seed going into the Northwest Conference playoffs, the Whitman men's basketball team delivered in exciting fashion. In their first game of the weekend, the Missionaries faced the George Fox University Bruins...

Women’s Soccer Dominates George Fox

Marah Alindogan

October 13, 2013

Looking to bounce back from a rough road trip against UPS and PLU, the Missionaries women's soccer team (8-5, 4-5 NWC) faced the George Fox University Bruins (3-6-2, 1-4-2 NWC) on Sunday, Oct. 13 in a Northwest Conference match. A solid team effort, both on offense and defense, led to a dominating...

Whitman Women Lose, Men Triumph in Conference Semi-Finals

Quin Nelson

February 22, 2013

In a hard-fought NWC semi-final matchup, the Whitman women's basketball team came up a few plays short of victory, falling to the Whitworth Pirates 55-54 Thursday evening at Ball Court. The Missionaries put on quite the show in front of a passionate home crowd, but the Pirates matched their intensity...

WEEKEND RECAP: Whitman Volleyball Dominates in Two Home Games

Elena Aragon

October 28, 2012

Friday, Oct. 26 Whitman won 3-0 against George Fox University during their home match on Friday. Whitman dominated all three sets while bringing the intensity with pink ribbons in their hair and pink laces on their shoes to show support for breast cancer awareness. Despite strong hits by George F...

WEEKEND RECAP: Men and Women’s Soccer

Quin Nelson

October 21, 2012

Saturday, Oct. 20: Women's: The Whitman women's soccer team defeated George Fox University 1-0 Saturday at the Whitman Soccer Complex with a performance even more impressive than the score would seem to indicate. Despite not scoring a goal, Whitman put forth one of their best stretches of s...

How Whitman stacks up: A sport-by-sport look at the upcoming fall season

Matt Tesmond

September 20, 2012

The Whitman fall sports season heated up with the beginning of conference play last week, but how do the teams stack up compared to the rest of the Northwest Conference? The Pioneer takes a look at each sport to discover how Whitman stacks up and how the conference will shake out. Women's soccer ...

Whitman men’s basketball in second place in NWC

Pamela London

February 2, 2012

Whitman's bid to climb into first place in the Northwest Conference (NWC) fell short this past weekend, but back-to-back career nights from senior David Michaels helped the men's basketball team salvage a split and stay in the mix in a logjam for second place in the Northwest Conference.  Whitman improved...

Women’s basketball surfs 6-win surge

maddybell

January 25, 2012

The Women's Basketball team didn't just finish a 1,300 piece puzzle over Winter Break, they began a six game winning streak that they hope to continue in this coming weekend's games against Lewis & Clark and George Fox, Jan. 27 and 28. After losing to some tough teams in the beginning of the season,...

Men’s basketball focuses on National DIII Championship

maddybell

December 8, 2011

With winter break only two weeks away, Whitman's men's basketball is just beginning the league portion of its season. With two battles against George Fox and Lewis & Clark on Dec. 2 and 3, another opportunity began for the Missionaries to achieve their ultimate goal: March, and making the National...

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