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Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
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Varsity Men’s Tennis Raises a Racquet for Their Upcoming Season

Holly VanVoorhis, Campus Life Reporter February 15, 2024

Two weeks ago, Whitman College Men’s Tennis took to the court for their first matches of the season. During the matches, the men’s team introduced new players and used returning players to their...

Courting Success: Whitman College Hosts ITA Fall Northwest Regional Championship

Alexa Grechishkin, Campus Life Editor October 5, 2023

Last weekend, spectators’ anticipation filled the air around the tennis courts as the Whitman community gathered to support the men’s tennis team. Fans waited with bated breath as the high-level matches...

Wire Watch: Mar. 5-11

Wire Watch: Mar. 5-11

Gillian Mackay-Brown, Managing Editor March 2, 2023

Kissing the Witch March 2-5, Harper Joy Theatre Written by acclaimed Irish author and playwright Emma Donoghue, and directed by Dr. Laura Hope, "Kissing the Witch" puts the fairy tales ingrained...

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Whitman athletics coaches’ perspective on remote seasons

Tate Cadang, Sports Reporter October 8, 2020

Whitman's athletics coaches have been working hard this semester to adapt to an online environment while continuing to offer all the necessary support for their teams. Head Coach Scott Shields of the...

Sophomore Kai Strawn of the men’s varsity tennis team is this week’s athlete of the week. Photo by Chelsea Goldsmith

Athlete of the week: Kai Strawn

Lennae Starr, Staff Reporter March 12, 2020

Coming hot off of a win this past weekend, sophomore Kai Strawn is our athlete of the week.  Strawn is part of the men’s tennis team, playing both singles and doubles. On March 8, Strawn and his...

Phillip Locklear (back) Petar Jivkov (front). Photo by Tywen Kelly.

Men’s Tennis completes undefeated NWC regular season

Kendra Winchester April 23, 2015

As the 2015 spring season for Whitman Men's Tennis comes to an end, the Northwest Conference Tournament Championships are right around the corner. After this past weekend's sweep of PLU, the team finished...

Northam leads tennis team to new heights

Mitchell Smith February 12, 2015

Whitman's Athletic Department is in the middle of a renaissance of sorts that has seen a number of different sports experience historic success over the last decade. Still, there are dominant programs,...

Roston, La Cava Prove Crucial to Men’s Tennis Success

Mitchell Smith April 24, 2014
The Missionaries pride themselves on their quality from top to bottom of the lineup, but the team rode several strong performances this year to their seventh-straight Northwest Conference title. In their last year at Whitman, seniors Steven Roston and Andrew LaCava have stood out.
Mens Tennis Accepts Nothing but Success this Season

Men’s Tennis Accepts Nothing but Success this Season

Marah Alindogan February 27, 2014
If you walk into Sherwood Athletic Center, you will see banner after banner hanging on the rafters of George Ball court commemorating the success of the nationally ranked Whitman men's tennis team. The program has won six of the past Northwest Conference championships and is now currently ranked 16th in the nation.

Men’s and Women’s Tennis Teams Sweep Through the Competition

Kyle Howe April 23, 2013

Over the weekend, both the men's and women's tennis teams secured their dominance in the Northwest Conference on campus. With both teams playing in the conference tournament; the men soundly won their...

Men’s and Women’s Tennis Teams End the Regular Season on Top

Kyle Howe April 17, 2013
Whitman tennis's men and women wrapped up a pair of undefeated conference titles and look to enter national competition after this weekend's home matches.
Mens Tennis Dominates Willamette

Men’s Tennis Dominates Willamette

Halley McCormick February 19, 2013

The Whitman men's varsity tennis team reached its 91st consecutive regular season victory on February 16, 2013, playing both indoors at the Bratton Tennis Center and on Whitman's outdoor courts. Whitman...

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