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Rugby girls tear it up

Elena Aragon October 18, 2012

Rugby is one of the most unique sports on campus. Whitties have undoubtedly heard stories, know players or walked by practices of the Motherruckers, Whitman's women's rugby team. Rugby is a multifaceted...

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Profile: Motherrucker Cameron Michels

Sylvie Luiten October 6, 2011

Profile: Cameron Michels Class: Senior Major: Sociology Hometown: Kirkland, Wash. Sitting on the couches at Reid, wearing a Motherruckers sweatshirt and shorts, Michels has a temporary...

Ignorance leads to low support for women’s rugby

Tyler Hurlburt March 10, 2011

Rugby is a sport that most people in the United States fail to understand. People don't know how many players are on the field at one time, that one cannot throw the ball forward, and that blocking is...

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Whitman rugby storms Ankeny

Bailey Arango April 22, 2010

Last Saturday, April 17, the Whitman men's and women's club rugby teams welcomed their counterparts from Eastern Washington and Spokane (Gonzaga) to Walla Walla for the first ever Whitman Round Robin...

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Whitman’s weekend warriors take the field

J. Staten Hudson November 3, 2009

  As fall varsity teams' seasons start winding down, sports fans direly search for something to fill the temporary void until the winter season begins. Club sports are just that antidote. The...

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