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Women’s basketball falls in NWC Championship

March 3, 2020

Despite an extremely successful season for the women's basketball team, the Blues came just short of defeating George Fox University this past Saturday. According to the Whitman Athletics website, the...

Student deaths in the Northwest

Whitman College hosted a vigil in honor of deceased Linfield College student Parker Moore. Photo by McCormick
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...

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

Photo contributed by Terrance Mitchell of George Fox University
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...

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

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...

Women’s Soccer Dominates George Fox

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...

Whitman Women Lose, Men Triumph in Conference Semi-Finals

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...

WEEKEND RECAP: Whitman Volleyball Dominates in Two Home Games

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...

WEEKEND RECAP: Men and Women’s Soccer

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...

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

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...

Whitman men’s basketball in second place in NWC

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...

Women’s basketball surfs 6-win surge

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 &...

Men’s basketball focuses on National DIII Championship

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...

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