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Intramural sports cater to niche communities

Intramural sports cater to niche communities

Lennae Starr, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2020

For students looking for a low-commitment activity to take them out of an academic fog, Intramural (IM) sports provide a way to change the daily routine. There are the traditional sports offered, such as basketball, softball and flag football, but at Whitman there are other unique sports available ...

Spring Intramurals Underway

Spring Intramurals Underway

Cole Anderson

April 18, 2013

At a school as active and enthusiastic as Whitman, the intramural program is a popular facet of the outdoor community. While the varsity sports teams are all about competition and serious participation, intramural sports allow for those who are less competitive and more interested in the fun of a sport...

Intramural Football Season Kicks Off

Elena Aragon

September 25, 2012

As the fall semester continues to whirl by with increasing speed, the intramural football season has taken off. IM football is an opportunity for students to form teams with goals of bonding, having fun and pursuing the ever-sought-after blue shirt. "IMs give you the chance to play with whatever friends...

IM sports offer competition, community

  Erik Korsmo ‘11 runs the ball for Sigma Chi in their Greek-versus-Greek intramural football game against Phi Delta Theta. Photo Credit: Zach Rosenberg

Pamela London

October 14, 2010

As a member of NCAA Division III and the Northwest Conference, Whitman College is the home of 14 varsity teams, including basketball, cross country and baseball. Whitman varsity athletes make up about 25 percent of the student body and represent Whitman across the Pacific Northwest. There is another community of athletes, however, that involves an even greater number of Whitties: I...

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