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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 9
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Women’s Basketball Team Reaches the Elite 8

Kyle Howe April 4, 2013
The women's basketball team made a championship run to the Elite 8 of the national tournament to skyrocket to a program-best ranking of 22nd nationally for the 2012-2013 season.
Mike Washington. Photo contributed by Washington.

Men’s soccer coach studies coaching abroad

Kyle Howe February 27, 2013
Even though the soccer season is over, men’s soccer Coach Mike Washington is hard at work preparing for the upcoming season.

Tennis Season Starts to Heat Up

Kyle Howe February 21, 2013
After a great season in which the women's tennis team made it to the national tournament last year, Whitman's women look to capitalize on the momentum to carry them even farther this season, while the men aim to build upon their tradition of regional success.
Life after Whitman Athletics

Life after Whitman Athletics

Kyle Howe February 14, 2013
All varsity athletes dedicate their lives to their respective sports at Whitman, working hard to balance academics and athletics. When these athletes graduate, they go in many different directions; some pursue careers, others turn their sights to graduate school. Regardless of what they do, the same work ethic that they perfected in college is with them after graduation.
Womens Basketball Jumps Into National Spotlight

Women’s Basketball Jumps Into National Spotlight

Kyle Howe January 24, 2013

As most students packed up and headed home for the holidays, the women's basketball team hit the road for five away games. Instead of having a month-long break like the rest of the school, the women's...

Varsity athletes maintain fitness abroad in preparation for seasons

Kyle Howe October 25, 2012
Every year Whitman students travel the globe participating in the Off-Campus Studies program, focusing on a wide expanse of topics that suit their interests. For athletes, this can be somewhat of a hassle: They are apart from the sport for half a year and then return to Whitman with the expectations to pick the sport up again immediately. Nonetheless, many Whitman athletes studying abroad are resourceful and find ways to answer this dilemma.
Whitties hit hard, play harder in flag football

Whitties hit hard, play harder in flag football

Kyle Howe October 11, 2012
Every fall Whitties don mouth guards, strap flags to their waists, put on their cleats and head out to play one of the most popular IM sports offered at Whitman: flag football.

IM, club sports

Kyle Howe September 13, 2012
At Whitman, you don't have to be a varsity athlete to play fun and competitive sports. The plethora of club and IM sports that exist on campus provide students with myriad opportunities to relax and recuperate after a hard day of classes.

Baseball emerges hopeful after disappointing season

Kyle Howe May 3, 2012
Hopes for a more successful baseball season were dashed as the team finished 5-19 in the Northwest Conference with an overall record of 5-34. While many players expressed disappointment with the season's results, they also recognized that the team has made significant improvements.
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