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New Bond Measure Brings New Hope for Walla Walla High School

New Bond Measure Brings New Hope for Walla Walla High School
March 13, 2014

In April, citizens of Walla Walla will be voting on a new bond to renovate aging Walla Walla High School. It was created in response to the rejection of a previous bond to update the school last spring. The...

Season Preview: Women’s Basketball

December 6, 2012

If early season results are any indication of what the rest of the season has in store, then the Whitman women's basketball team should have high expectations. After winning six of their first sevenĀ games...

Three former Whitties globetrot into world of professional basketball

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...

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

February 9, 2012

After 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...

Whitman Sports Blog: Electric weekend of basketball

February 6, 2012

Electric crowds at Sherwood Center certainly got their money's worth this past weekend, as the Whitman men's and women's basketball teams fought with everything they had against conference foes PLU and...

Whitties’ success celebrated at annual awards banquet

Photo Credit: Marie Von Hafften
May 16, 2011

Glasses were raised as athletic achievement was celebrated Tuesday night at the 2011 Whitman College Athletic Awards Banquet. Players, coaches and staff from Whitman's 14 varsity teams gathered together...

Whitman women look to fight for the postseason

Kelly Peterson saves the ball from going out of bounds in the final seconds of the game on the night of January 28th. After a hard fought game, Whitman ended up losing 64-61 to Lewis & Clark.  Credit: Ethan Parrish
February 10, 2011

In a season filled with close matches, this past weekend found the Whitman women's basketball team splitting a pair of overtime games. After a 65-61 victory in double overtime against Pacific Lutheran,...

Holiday training presents challenges, opportunities

December 2, 2010

Whitman varsity athletes are all about routine: get up, go to class, eat, go to practice, eat, do homework, sleep, repeat. This cycle allows them to continuously maintain their studies and work on their...

Women’s basketball vies for top NWC ranking

Photo Credit: David Jacobson
December 2, 2010

After a season plagued by injuries, the women's basketball team looks to capitalize on its newfound depth and added talent. Last year season-ending injuries for starters seniors Jenele Peterson...

SAAC unites community through athletic leadership

SAAC meets to discuss fall visitors day this friday.  Photo Credit: Ethan Parrish
October 7, 2010

If you've ever come out to the Whitman Athletic Complex for a women's soccer game and seen a group of guys in nice clothes hanging out on the sidelines, don't be alarmed: they're not all dressed up...

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