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Vol. CLIV, Issue 5
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Whitmans Basketball Team works towards NWC Success

Whitman’s Basketball Team works towards NWC Success

Holly VanVoorhis, Campus Life Reporter February 8, 2024

Last week, Whitman’s men’s and women’s basketball teams both played against Whitworth University and Lewis & Clark College. With each win and loss, the teams propelled themselves toward...

The Blues Hit the Green at the Pacific Invitational

Alexa Grechishkin, Campus Life Editor September 28, 2023

Just four hours away from Walla Walla, the small town of Banks, Oregon came alive as fierce golf competitors from each of the nine Northwest Conference schools gathered at the Quail Valley Golf Course...

Photo contributed by Naji Saker (@nsakersports).

The Blues swim to success at the NWC

Ben Kearney, Campus Life Reporter February 24, 2022

Love was in the air for a different reason over Valentine’s Day weekend, as Whitman swimmers hit the pool and took home the win. The women’s team placed first at the Northwest Conference with the...

Illustration by Kimberly Auran.

Whitman baseball gets in the swing of things

Naia Willemsen, Campus Life Reporter February 17, 2022

For the past two years, COVID-19 has put a damper on many activities at Whitman, including baseball. However, instead of looking to the past, the team is looking ahead to what this season may bring. This...

Senior Phoebe Nguyen training at a post season womens golf workout

Phoebe Nguyen Named NWC Student Athlete of the Week

Wil Kotnik, Sports Writer November 2, 2017

The fall season has been wildly successful for senior Phoebe Nguyen on the women’s golf team. This success reached a culmination at the North West Conference Women’s Fall Classic. She gained as big...

Luc Birchfield, sophomore. Spring season 2017. Photo credit: Henry Honzel

Whitman Men’s Golf Debut Shows Promising Signs

Wil Kotnik, Sports Writer September 28, 2017

In last week’s Pacific Lutheran Invitational competition, Whitman’s golf team retained last year’s position and finished 11 out of 14 teams with a total score of 633. As the Whitman team’s debut...

Whitman Basketball - NWC Tournament Champions

Whitman Basketball – NWC Tournament Champions

Ridley Eastland-Fruit, Sports Editor February 26, 2017

In men's basketball #2 Whitman College hosted #4 Whitworth University in a Northwest Conference Championship title showdown Saturday night. The Blues claimed the top spot after narrowly ousting their...

Howell Breaking Records, Twisting Ankles, Lightening Hearts

Howell Breaking Records, Twisting Ankles, Lightening Hearts

Cherokee Washington, Sports Reporter February 9, 2017

Tim Howell is one of Whitman’s most visible students. Originally from Calabasas, California, Howell has made his mark on the Whitman campus in less than three years. A sociology major and member of the...

Whitman Tennis Starting Off Hot

Whitman Tennis Starting Off Hot

Quinn Salkind, Sports Reporter February 9, 2017

As the snow begins to melt off the tennis courts, the men’s and women’s tennis teams have already begun their spring seasons. After completing the fall matches, their schedules are heavy in dual matchups....

On the Court: Women’s Basketball Shooting for a Successful Season

Kathleen Daly-Jensen, Sports Reporter November 17, 2016

We are now halfway through November and the Whitman Women’s Basketball season is upon us. This year’s team is young, with half the 14 player roster being freshman, but predicted to be strong, nonetheless....

In It for the Long Run: Cross Country Builds toward Conference

In It for the Long Run: Cross Country Builds toward Conference

Ridley Eastland-Fruit, Sports Reporter October 13, 2016

Any sports team has its ups and downs over the course of the season, and Whitman’s cross country program is no exception. After a productive and optimistic preseason, it’s been a bumpy road lately...

Men’s Soccer Off to a Fast Start

Arie Knops, Sport's Reporter October 5, 2016

A year ago this week, Whitman’s men’s soccer team was preparing for a rivalry game against Whitworth while sitting bottom of the Northwest Conference with a 1-1-4 record, and a 1-1-7 overall record....

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