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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman athletes reflect on unique season

Hailey Livingston, Sports Reporter March 11, 2021

Whitman varsity athletics are embracing the new reforms and changes brought about by the new COVID-19 guidelines. When Whitman announced that the fall semester would be online, athletes and coaches...

The women’s team poses with Frome Town FC, an English football club, after their match. Photo contributed by Whitman Athletics.

European Takeover for the Whitman Blues

Charlotte Elliott, Sports Reporter September 26, 2019

For most students, summer is a time for recuperation after a strenuous year of readings, essays and frat parties. However, for Whitman College’s soccer teams, it was nothing of the sort. The women’s...

Jimmy Jacobson (20) has excelled for both the varsity soccer and varsity gold teams after joining the golf team for the spring portion of the season following a torn ACL in the fall.

Whitman’s Two-Sport Athlete

Jordan O’Roy, Staff Reporter April 12, 2018

Two-sport varsity athletes are few and far between at the collegiate level. At Whitman, we have only one two-sport varsity athlete out of 255 varsity athletes. Sophomore Jimmy Jacobson represents Whitman...

Senior Noah Cavanaugh during practice

Soccer Seniors Go Out with a Home Win

Mario Santos-Davidson, Staff Reporter October 28, 2017

The Whitman men’s soccer team has had a solid 2017 season thus far, winning five games, tying three and losing three. This record has placed the team in fourth place in the Northwest Conference with...

Fall Athletics Heating Up

Fall Athletics Heating Up

Daniel Charlton and Mitchell Smith September 8, 2016

Women's Soccer After spending much of last year’s rebuilding effort at the bottom of the Northwest Conference standings, the 2016 Whitman women’s soccer team will feature one of its most balanced...

Contributed by Laura Williamson

Soccer Brings Community to Campus With Youth Clinics

February 11, 2016

With their 2015 seasons behind them, the men’s and women’s soccer teams have been running clinics together for local youth soccer teams in Walla Walla. These clinics are a great opportunity for the...

Washington retires, search for new men’s soccer coach in full swing

Kendra Winchester February 19, 2015

After 12 seasons and a tough 2014 season, Mike Washington, Whitman's head men's soccer coach, has decided to retire.  As the spring season kicks into gear, the team is still unsure about their coaching...

Photo by Hannah Bashevkin.

Men’s soccer fights through adversity to end

Julian Reed October 30, 2014

For a men's soccer team that has played, and lost, in four different overtime games this season, the year has turned into an arduous slog. The team currently holds an 8-9 record overall (4-7 in the Northwest...

Whitman mens soccer players at Old Trafford, Manchester United F.C.s home stadium. Photo courtesy of the Whitman mens soccer team.

Preseason trips more than just vacations for varsity athletes

Cole Anderson September 25, 2014

One of the perks of being a varsity athlete at Whitman College is the implicit privilege, or obligation, to travel. Whether it is within the Pacific Northwest or to various places around the globe, it...

Weekend Recap: Whitman Men’s Soccer Sweeps Senior Weekend

Mitchell Smith November 4, 2013
The Whitman men's soccer team had a strong senior weekend, beating Linfield College and Willamette University.
Coming Together Across the Pond

Coming Together Across the Pond

Quin Nelson September 12, 2013
With our season having just begun, we now face another uphill journey through the Northwest Conference. As a team with little past success, we have high hopes without much history to build on. But we have the privilege of creating our own history, and with this great trip under our belts, we plan on doing just that.
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.
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