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Young talent on rise for Whitman baseball

Young talent on rise for Whitman baseball

Riley Foreman

March 12, 2015

Although the Whitman Baseball Team might still be trying to hit its stride, it's certainly not all doom and gloom for the young squad. The program recently secured its first regular season win and glimpsed the star potential of one of its many first years. Meet Whitman's silver lining, Adrian Vela,...

Whitman athletics utilizing new tactics to increase wins

Riley Foreman

February 19, 2015

Whitman's liberal arts curriculum may require students to complete three quantitative analysis credits, but for varsity athletes, practice with numbers doesn't necessarily stop at calculus homework. Whitman College is joining a long list of schools whose athletic departments are developing an interest...

Baseball Looks To Build On Last Season’s Success

Cole Anderson

January 29, 2015

This article was authored by Riley Foreman. The temperatures outside may not reflect it, but the Whitman baseball team has spring fever. The clubhouse impatiently waits for the opportunity to post a consecutive winning record and build on their seventh-place conference finish last season. To repeat...

Senior Day a Success for Whitman’s Baseball Team

Senior Day a Success for Whitman’s Baseball Team

Tristan Gavin

April 29, 2013

After two tough losses in a doubleheader last Saturday, April, 29 against Whitworth University, Whitman Baseball bounced back with a dominating performance in what marked a very successful final home game for the graduating seniors. In the 9-0 win, two senior pitchers combined for the team's second...

Revived Baseball Program on the Rise

Revived Baseball Program on the Rise

Peter Clark

February 7, 2013

Fresh-cut grass, longer days and the sun making a more regular appearance can only mean one thing: Baseball season is here. For the Whitman baseball team and its new head coach, Sean Kinney, these signs of spring cannot come soon enough. Coming off a disappointing season last year, the Missionaries...

Whitman alumni baseball game

Whitman alumni baseball game

Tristan Gavin

October 4, 2012

Every year, the Whitman baseball team concludes its fall season by playing a friendly scrimmage against the program's alumni. The game offers alumni an opportunity to share stories with current players, reminisce with old friends and see if they can shake off the rust for one day each year to compete...

Whitman vs. Whitworth: battle of Whits

Whitman vs. Whitworth: battle of Whits

Peter Clark

September 27, 2012

The Missionaries versus the Pirates––or, in the joking words of many Whitties, good versus evil––has developed into a healthy rivalry between two schools that are similar in some aspects, but polar opposites in others. The two teams are travel partners on the road in the Northwest Conference and the distance between Walla Walla and Spokane is a short 118 mil...

Whitties’ success celebrated at annual awards banquet

Whitties’ success celebrated at annual awards banquet

Pamela London

May 16, 2011

Glasses were raised as athletic achievement was celebrated Tuesday night at the 2011 Whitman College Athletic Awards Banquet. Players, coaches and staff from Whitman's 14 varsity teams gathered together to celebrate what is regarded as the most successful year in Whitman athletics. Achievements were...

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