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The F.B.I. Cracks Down on College Athletics

March 8, 2018

As some may now know, there has been a recent discovery of scandals amongst the NCAA Division I men’s basketball teams. This scandal has been mainly targeted around the University of Arizona, where the...

Blues Balance Basketball, Zip-Lining, and Community Service in Costa Rica

Contributed by Tim Howell, senior
September 11, 2017

While the rest of Whitman’s student body was enjoying the last few days of summer sun and preparing for another school year, the Blues men’s basketball team was aboard a flight headed directly for...

Grand Finale in the Final Four: Men’s Basketball Ousted by Babson

Grand Finale in the Final Four: Men's Basketball Ousted by Babson
March 30, 2017

On an overcast day in central Virginia, the Whitman men's basketball team came up just short of completing their fairytale season, losing for the first and last time this year to No. 3 Babson in the National...

Dream Seasons Continue: Hoops Teams Win NWC Tournaments

Dream Seasons Continue: Hoops Teams Win NWC Tournaments
Basketball sweeps NWC Championship, gets set for NCAA Tournament
March 2, 2017

Two nets cut, two NW Conference Championships and two Whitman basketball teams looking ahead to success in March. This past weekend, both the men’s and women’s basketball teams won the NW Conference...

Men’s Basketball Ranked in the Preseason Top 10

Photo by James Baker.
November 10, 2016

As Whitman’s campus settles in for the upcoming winter, three things are for certain: the temperatures will grow colder, election results will feel like a dream and the Whitman men’s basketball team...

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