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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 sectional and a regional game in the NCAA Tournament and finished second in the country after a loss...

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 playing for the national title. With an 85-70 victory over the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater...

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 won. With their 65-55 victory over the Boxers, the Missionaries move to 18-0 on the season and 9-0...

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 attributes his success to game shorts from his alma mater, the University of North Carolina, shorts he wore underne...

Women’s basketball team assists Walla Walla community girls

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 knowledge and skills to the basketball youth of Walla Walla. In the first of a series of four Sunday skills...

Whitman athletes feel benefits of home competition

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 of Whitman varsity teams has anything to say on the matter, it makes a big impact. Over the past three...

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