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Men’s Basketball eyes NWC title after historic beginning to ’15-16 campaign

Alden Glass

January 28, 2016

During the final home game of the fall semester, the Sherwood Athletic Center echoed with chants of "undefeated" in the aftermath of yet another Whitman men’s basketball win. With an impressive 9-0 start to the 2015-16 season, the excitement and anticipation around this team was almost visibl...

Women’s XC sprints towards strong conference finish

Mario Santos-Davidson, Staff Writer

October 22, 2015

The Women’s Cross Country team entered the season with relatively high expectations after finishing 9th in the West Region during the 2014 season. The addition of six first-year racers helps replace the seven that graduated a year ago and provides optimism for the future of the team. After having...

Whitman Volleyball Looks for a New Beginning in 2015

Whitman Volleyball Looks for a New Beginning in 2015

Alden Glass, Staff Reporter

September 6, 2015

As the 2015 season kicks off, Whitman’s Volleyball team is ready for a fresh start. Last season the Missionaries finished with an 11-14 record, and just missed out on a .500 season. After a preseason filled with hard work, the team is coming in ready to better that record. This season will be the ...

Women’s Lacrosse gears up for inaugural varsity season

Kendra Winchester

February 12, 2015

With about one month left until their first game, the varsity women's lacrosse team is gearing up for their inaugural season. The team is the first team to move from club to varsity in over a decade at Whitman. Previously a successful team at the club level, returners as well as new adds are looking...

Callahan assists men’s basketball in unconventional ways

Kyle Flannery

February 12, 2015

Go to any Whitman Men's basketball game and you will rarely see senior Clay Callahan score, or even shoot for that matter. But what you will see him do are the intangibles, the little things that transcend box scores and the stat sheet. He won't win you the game with a single shot; he will win you the...

Different year, similar goals for women’s basketball

Cole Anderson

February 5, 2015

The Whitman women's basketball team started this season with one main goal: get back to the national tournament. After last year's dominant national championship run, that goal seemed well within reach. But after a difficult preseason schedule and some injuries to key players, that goal is further out...

Men’s soccer kicks season into full gear

Men’s soccer kicks season into full gear

Cole Anderson

September 18, 2014

After starting their season with two losses in three games on a preseason trip to Virginia, the Whitman men's soccer team rallied to win their final game of the trip. Now with five games down, they are riding a three-game winning streak into conference play. The Missionaries will open their conference...

Whitman SAAC Works to Improve Athletic Program

Cole Anderson

November 21, 2013

The Student Athletic Advisory Committee, or SAAC, has been hard at work this fall organizing events, hyping up varsity athletic teams and bolstering the athletic community for Whitman and the Northwest Conference as a whole. The duties of SAAC on campus are vast and span most aspects of Whitman athletics....

Women’s Soccer Off to Hot Start

Women’s Soccer Off to Hot Start

Cole Anderson

September 19, 2013

This time last year, the Whitman women's soccer team had a 1-4 record and was heading into a conference season that would prove to be subpar by their standards. The team would eventually end up with a lackluster 5-11-2 record and a season that didn't go quite as planned. This season the Missionaries...

Tennis Season Starts to Heat Up

Kyle Howe

February 21, 2013

After a great season in which the women's tennis team made it to the national tournament last year, Whitman's women look to capitalize on the momentum to carry them even farther this season, while the men aim to build upon their tradition of regional success. "I am so excited for this season. So far,...

Tennis Court Remodel

Tennis Court Remodel

Tristan Gavin

January 24, 2013

In February, Whitman's Board of Trustees will meet to make a decision on the possibility of expanding the tennis courts in the center of campus. Whether they choose to add the proposed two new courts or go ahead with the planned remodel of the existing is a verdict that will have great repercussions...

Whitman Sports Blog: Season wrap-ups

Pamela London

May 4, 2012

Baseball wraps up season with series loss Facing a tough test to close out the 2012 season, the Whitman baseball team was swept by rival Whitworth University in a three-game series 7-4, 13-2 and 8-7. Whitman trailed 4-0 heading into the seventh inning in game one before sophomore Kyle Moyes st...

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