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Lady Sweets poised for Nationals Tournament

Kyle Flannery

May 7, 2015


Filed under SPORTS

Ranked number five in a preseason power ranking, the women's Frisbee team has had their eyes set on the Division-One regionals all year, hoping to prove their worth as potential national championship contenders. While Whitman's hosting of regionals on a sunny weekend here in Walla Walla seemed to be...

Record-breaking swim season continues for select athletes

Record-breaking swim season continues for select athletes

Kendra Winchester

February 26, 2015


Filed under Front Page Slideshow, SPORTS, Varsity Sports

The energy from their sweep against Whitworth to end the regular season carried both the men's and women's swim teams through their Northwest Conference Championship finals. The men took first place earning 697.5 points, ending Whitworth's 12-year NWC winning streak. And the women finished second with...

Mering Makes History with Win at Nationals

Quin Nelson

March 24, 2014


Filed under SPORTS

Junior Karl Mering started nationals without his goggles and ended with a national championship. Mering had a successful stint at the Division III Swimming National Championships in Indianapolis, highlighted by a victory in the 100-yard butterfly that made him the first national champion swimmer in...

Women’s Basketball Team Reaches the Elite 8

Kyle Howe

April 4, 2013


Filed under SPORTS

Over spring break, the women's basketball team was hard at work shattering expectations reaching the Elite 8 in the Division III NCAA basketball tournament. This memorable season saw the team go 23-6, even be ranked 11th on the D3 Hoops.com poll and 22nd in the USA Today Coaches Poll. "Words can't...

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