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Men’s Basketball Caps Historic Season With Trip to Sweet 16

April 4, 2016

The Whitman Men’s Basketball team just came off of an incredible season, filled with many firsts. They put together the most wins in the school’s history and received a birth to the DIII national tournament for the first time, making it all the way to the sweet sixteen. Coach Eric Bridgeland attributes...

On to the Next: The ‘Big Dance’ Continues for Men’s Basketball

March 10, 2016

Two weeks ago, there was uncertainty whether the Whitman men’s basketball would even make an appearance in this year’s postseason. Bowing out in the semi-finals of a conference tournament is hardly an ideal way to make a case for a spot in the national tournament, no less instill any kind of fear ...

Different year, similar goals for women’s basketball

Cole Anderson

February 5, 2015

The Whitman women's basketball team started this season with one main goal: get back to the national tournament. After last year's dominant national championship run, that goal seemed well within reach. But after a difficult preseason schedule and some injuries to key players, that goal is further out...

Women’s Basketball Season Preview

Women’s Basketball Season Preview

Kelsey Peck

November 7, 2013

The Whitman College women's basketball team faces high expectations as they approach the start of their 2013-2014 season. With an Elite Eight finish in the national tournament and 23-6 record last season, D3Hoops.com ranks the Missionaries 11th in the nation as they look toward the upcoming season. "The...

Whitman students offer a unique brand of heckling

Whitman students offer a unique brand of heckling

Bailey Arango

October 7, 2010

Heckling and athletics have always gone hand in hand, and Whitman College sporting events are no exception. While Whitman hecklers certainly leave their mark on the games they attend, many students feel that heckling at Whitman has a distinctly conscientious character. "The trick is being funny and distracting without being terribly offensive," said junior Chris Bendix....

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