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Golf Teams Endure Elements in Fall Classic

Kyle Howe

October 31, 2012

This past weekend, the Whitman men's and women's golf teams were hard at work at the Northwest Conference Fall Classic in Ridgefield, Wash. The golfers battled rain, mud and wind throughout the tournament. The Fall Classic is the only tournament of the fall that counts towards the final NWC points...

Whitman Sports Blog: Seniors’ final efforts not enough as Whit teams fall in semis

Pamela London

February 28, 2012

Two of the most successful seasons in the history of Whitman basketball came to an abrupt end Thursday night in the opening round of the Northwest Conference tournament. Both the men's and the women's teams finished the season in third place and hit the road to open up tournament play. Both teams...

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

Pamela London

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 the four-team Northwest Conference tournament. Boisterous crowds filled Sherwood Center Friday and Saturda...

Whitman Sports Blog: Electric weekend of basketball

Pamela London

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 UPS. Both teams of Missionaries had their moments to shine: stifling defense, jaw-dropping baskets and all-out hustle thoroughly entertained the packed stands of students and Walla Walla community members alike. With only six gam...

Whitman men’s basketball in second place in NWC

Pamela London

February 2, 2012

Whitman's bid to climb into first place in the Northwest Conference (NWC) fell short this past weekend, but back-to-back career nights from senior David Michaels helped the men's basketball team salvage a split and stay in the mix in a logjam for second place in the Northwest Conference.  Whitman improved...

Men’s basketball starts season, NWC coaches take notice

Tyler Hurlburt

November 11, 2010

On Saturday, Nov. 6, the men's basketball team opened its season with a 109-92 loss to the NCAA Division I San Jose State Spartans. The Missionaries traveled to San Jose to take part in this exhibition game which, according to sophomore Drew Raher, served as a great way for the team to see how they...

Whitman welcomes new head trainer John Eckel

Whitman welcomes new head trainer John Eckel

Tyler Hurlburt

September 30, 2010

At the beginning of this year Whitman College welcomed John Eckel, new head trainer, to the Athletic Training Center. Eckel, who previously worked as the head trainer at New York University for 22 years, comes most recently from working at two high schools in Hawaii. Eckel replaces Brooke Kennedy who held the position for the past ye...

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