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Whitman Sweets rise to Ultimate challenge

Pamela London

February 23, 2012

Times are changing in collegiate Ultimate Frisbee, and Whitman is soundly on board. Ultimate is one of the few sports in which teams can transcend the divisions set by the NCAA for collegiate athletics and choose where they want to test their skills. Last spring, both Sweets teams gave themselves...

Sweets, Motherruckers represent alternative athletic culture

Illustration: Emily Johnson

Pamela London

November 3, 2011

Some of the most successful teams around campus share a similar trait: They do not call themselves the Whitman Missionaries. Women's rugby: a club team: calls itself the Motherruckers and has been known as such since the team began. The "ruckers" in "Motherruckers" refers to a rugby play in whic...

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