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Vol. CLIV, Issue 8
Whitman news since 1896

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Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Men’s Basketball Preview

Tristan Gavin November 29, 2012
Last spring, the Whitman men’s basketball team graduated one of the school’s highest all-time scorers in Brandon Shaw, a pair of layers who would go on to sign professional contracts in JP Alvarez and David Michaels, and versatile wing D.J. Wright. In spite of its losses, this year’s team expects to improve upon its 2011-2012 season and second place Northwest Conference finish.

Three former Whitties globetrot into world of professional basketball

Tristan Gavin November 15, 2012
The National Collegiate Athletic Association advertises the fact that most student athletes go pro in something other than sports. At Whitman, a small NCAA Division III school, the number of students whose athletic careers end with graduation is even higher. For three Whitman graduates last spring, however, that has not been the case.

Whit men fall to Puget Sound in playoffs

Pamela London March 1, 2012
One and done: the double-edged sword of the collegiate basketball postseason hit the Whitman men's basketball team the hard way last Thursday night as the Missionaries fell 79-62 to the University of Puget Sound.

Whitman Sports Blog: Seniors’ final efforts not enough as Whit teams fall in semis

Pamela London February 28, 2012

Two of the most successful seasons in the history of Whitman basketball came to an abrupt end Thursday night in the opening round of the Northwest Conference tournament. Both the men's and the women's...

Whitman basketball teams combine to take three of four from Tacoma schools

Pamela London February 9, 2012
A weekend of electric crowds, furious rallies and stifling defense, the Whitman men's and women's basketball teams find themselves in a position where everyone wants to be: in line for a spot in the four-team Northwest Conference tournament.

Whitman Sports Blog: Electric weekend of basketball

Pamela London February 6, 2012
The new Whitman Sports Blog is the Missionary fan's home base for news, stories and observations regarding Whitman athletics, on a local and national collegiate scale. This week, the blog looks at an electric weekend of basketball as both the men's and women's teams fought to maintain their places in the top half of the conference.

Whitman men’s basketball in second place in NWC

Pamela London February 2, 2012
Whitman's bid to climb into first place in the NWC fell short this past weekend, but back-to-back career nights from senior David Michaels helped the Missionaries salvage a split and stay in the mix in a logjam for second place.

Athletes recommit to fitness with summer training

Libby Arnosti May 16, 2011
Whitman varsity athletes juggle summer training with jobs, internships and study abroad.
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