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Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Women’s Basketball Leaves Strong Legacy

Mitchell Smith April 10, 2014

The 2013-2014 Whitman College women's basketball team will go down as the most successful basketball team ever to don the maize and blue. The Missionaries boasted an undefeated regular season, hosted a...

Whitman Women’s Basketball to Play for National Title

Pamela London March 21, 2014

Add another one to the list: in a season that has been defined thus far by broken records and program firsts, perhaps it is only fitting that the Whitman women's basketball team is going to end its year...

Women’s Basketball Moves to 18-0 With Win Over Pacific

Cole Anderson February 3, 2014

In Friday night's game against the Pacific University Boxers, the Whitman women's basketball team did what they've been doing all season long; shot consistently, defended aggressively, rebounded well and...

Athletes Count on Superstition, Rituals

Athletes Count on Superstition, Rituals

Marah Alindogan October 23, 2013

Athletes at all levels are known for having quirky habits to help their game. A five-time MVP, NBA legend Michael Jordan led the Chicago Bulls to six league championship titles. Surprisingly, he partially...


Women’s basketball team assists Walla Walla community girls

Matt Tesmond October 11, 2012

This past Sunday, the Whitman women's basketball team put on its first skills camp of the year at Sherwood Center. The camp provides an important outreach opportunity for the team, as they pass on their...

As over 1,200 fans screamed and chanted in the stands, the Whitman mens basketball team pulled off an incredible victory over Whitworth University — the #1-ranked DIII team in the nation — last Tuesday, February 15th. Following nearly two hours of fast-paced competitive play, the Missionary men scored 17 points in the remaining five minutes for the win. The roaring crowd of students, faculty & staff, alumni and community members flooded the court in celebration. Credit: Marie von Hafften

Whitman athletes feel benefits of home competition

Tyler Hurlburt February 17, 2011

You always hear about "home field advantage" in reference to the boost in performance that teams get from playing on their home turf, but how much of an effect does it really have? If the performance...

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