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Blues at Home: Walla Walla Hosts NWC Cross Country Championships for First Time in Ten Years

Blues at Home: Walla Walla Hosts NWC Cross Country Championships for First Time in Ten Years

Gaby Thomas, Sports Writer

November 1, 2017

Cross country is a not a sport that is easily watched. To physically watch the entire race, a spectator would have to run alongside athletes for miles, and even to that extent, would still miss the big picture. They would be unable to relish the ebb and flow of the ever changing positions of the racers...

Cross Country Reaches the Finish Line, Eyes Next Year

Ridley Eastland-Fruit, Sports Reporter

December 1, 2016

Nov. 12 marked the end of the season for Whitman’s cross country teams after a tough race at the NCAA Division III West Regionals in Salem, Oregon. This came two weeks after a strong showing by both the men and women at the Northwest Conference Championship. The cross country season begins in August...

Dive in: Whitman Swimming Preview

Quinn Salkand, Sports Reporter

November 17, 2016

The men’s and women’s swim team started off their first season in impressive fashion, with each team earning back-to-back wins in back-to-back weekends. All four wins for each team came against Northwest Conference rivals Lewis & Clark, Pacific, Willamette and Linfield. Starting with a 4-0 record h...

Swimmers win big before Championships

Matt Tesmond

February 2, 2012

With Conference Championships a matter of days away, the Whitman Swimming Team faced its toughest challenge yet and came through in extraordinary fashion at the final meet before the year-end championship meet. "People have been swimming their best in practice, and we've just started our taper. We'll definitely be setting the stage for Conference," said women's team Captain Katie Tackman bef...

Women’s golf finishes in second place

Tyler Hurlburt

April 28, 2011

Earlier this month the women's golf team made history by earning Whitman's first win at a major golf tournament. On Saturday, April 23, the women wrote themselves into the history books once again. By finishing second at the Northwest Conference Championship, the team ended its season in second place...

NWC change could make Whitman tennis national condender

NWC change could make Whitman tennis national condender

Andrew Hawkins

March 3, 2011

In the last three years, the men's tennis team has won three Northwest Conference (NWC) titles and is on an active streak of 71  consecutive conference wins. Currently they are ranked 19 in the NCAA Division III. This team includes three All-Americans, the 22nd highest recruiting class of division III...

Last home match for seniors, women’s tennis looks forward to conference tournament

Last home match for seniors, women’s tennis looks forward to conference tournament

lindsayfairchild

April 15, 2010

This weekend, Whitman women's tennis swept their last two home matches of the season. They defeated Lewis and Clark College 6-3 on Saturday, April 10, and Willamette University 7-2 on Sunday, clinching the number three seed in next weekend's Northwest Conference tournament. Saturday began with a hard-fought match ...

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