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Runners Clash with Administration Over Varsity Track

Runners Clash with Administration Over Varsity Track

Jesse Sindelar, Staff Reporter April 13, 2017

Frustrations have risen among Whitman’s top runners as the push to return the track team to varsity status has met strong resistance from administration. The track program currently functions as a...

Cyber Security

Andrew Schwartz, Feature Writer December 10, 2015
Phishing attacks – fishing is an apt analogy, as the hackers essentially just throw lines out there, hoping people will bite and reveal their passwords – are common.
Photo Nikki Antenucci.

Early Season National Ranking Ups Women’s Cross-Country Confidence

Cole Anderson October 3, 2014

For the first time in four years, the Whitman women's cross country team broke into national rankings for DIII schools, ranking 34th nationally and fourth regionally. Though it is still early in the season,...

Cross country team harbors high expectations for coming year

Cross country team harbors high expectations for coming year

Mitchell Smith September 18, 2014

Fans watching the Whitman cross country team's first meet on Saturday, Sept. 6 were treated to blue sky, warm weather and very fast times. The Missionaries held their own and then some in their match-up...

Cross Country Team Unites Community for Cause

Cross Country Team Unites Community for Cause

Mitchell Smith December 12, 2013

On the night of Thursday, Dec. 6, temperatures in Walla Walla reached 11 degrees Fahrenheit, and with the six-mile-per-hour wind blowing, it felt like one degree. Instead of curling up in their rooms...

Strong Results Build Confidence for Cross Country

Kelsey Peck September 19, 2013

With two meets already under their belt, it's obvious that Whitman's cross country team's Wednesday-morning workouts have paid off. After already displaying great performances both as a team and individually...

Waivers give injured athletes an extra year of play

Pamela London April 12, 2012

For many Division III student-athletes, finishing up four years of college represents the end of an era: the end of long road trips and the day-to-day grind of being a serious athlete. But what happens...

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XC kicks off season with twin sweep, deep roster

Libby Arnosti September 8, 2011

Whitman women took eight of the top 10 spots at the finish of the women's race at the annual Whitman Invitational last Saturday. Junior Emilie Gilbert sprinted past the 6 km mark, posting a time of 23:24.89...

Track and Field Club a training resource for variety of Whitman athletes

Matt Manley February 10, 2011

Coming to Whitman as a dual-sport athlete in cross country and track, sophomore Katri Gilbert felt something missing her first spring at Whitman. "In high school, I noticed a lot of the cross country...

Whitman womens soccer season ends with win

Whitman women’s soccer season ends with win

Noah Mogey November 10, 2009

On a lazy Friday morning the Whitman women's soccer team played their final home game. Despite an inauspicious start: referees being 45 minutes late: they comfortably beat the Lewis And Clark Pioneers...

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