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Vol. CLIV, Issue 5
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Contributed by Claire Revere.

Whitman Women’s Frisbee: Sweets Take Nationals

Wil Kotnik, Sports Writer September 19, 2017

This year, the Whitman women’s frisbee program has reached unprecedented levels of success. Eight Sweets or Sweets alumni were invited to the United States U24 national team tryouts, which is a competition...

Photo by Amelia Wells.

Bittersweet End to Frisbee Seasons

Gaby Thomas, Staff Reporter May 4, 2017

This past weekend Whitman College welcomed sunshine, warm weather, a swift breeze and a swarm of frisbee players from all over the Northwest for the USA Ultimate Northwest Division I College Regionals....

Frisbee Teams Gearing up for Sweet Seasons

Frisbee Teams Gearing up for Sweet Seasons

Gaby Thomas, Staff Reporter February 23, 2017

The Sweets, Whitman College’s ultimate frisbee teams, have gained increasing notoriety within the Whitman community and beyond throughout the past few years, and they have hopes to make this 2017 season...

Sweets Eyeing Strong 2016 Season

Alec Rainsford April 4, 2016

Led by a strong veteran presence, the Whitman Women’s Ultimate Frisbee team is off to a strong start in 2016. The hard work and effort in a grueling preseason, one that included practice five to six...

Lady Sweets help win World Championships

Lady Sweets help win World Championships

Alden Glass September 17, 2015

This past July, two members of the Lady Sweets ultimate Frisbee team represented the United States of America at the World Championships in London. This tournament showcased the best talent from around...

Lady Sweets prep for regional tournament

Riley Foreman April 30, 2015

For many on the Whitman Women's Ultimate Frisbee Team, the regional tournament is familiar territory. This year, that's not all that will be familiar. A total of eight teams representing the Big Sky and...

Onionfest: An ultimate success

Riley Foreman April 9, 2015

For over two decades, Whitman has hosted the annual Onionfest Ultimate Frisbee tournament. Last weekend the event drew 24 teams to Walla Walla to partake in onion eating, an alumni reunion and, of course,...

Sweets Facing Unique Allegations

Cole Anderson April 2, 2015

In a recent report from the Ultiworld online website (for those who don't know, which is presumably a lot, this is the college Ultimate Frisbee website), the Whitman Ultimate Frisbee teams have received...

Sweets face obstacles in first tournament

Kendra Winchester March 5, 2015

The men's Ultimate Frisbee team kicked off their spring season two weekends ago in San Diego, where they went 1-5. Although a learning experience, arriving with only a total of 15 players did not offer...

Lady Sweets to host regional tournament

Cole Anderson February 5, 2015

Written by Riley Foreman The Whitman Ultimate Frisbee program recently received some news that made their upcoming season even sweeter. Last week Director of Club Sports Skip Molitor approved Whitman's...

Photo by Nikki Antenucci.

Sweets throw their way into offseason

Cole Anderson November 6, 2014

Though the Ultimate Frisbee season will not start until next semester, the men's and women's Ultimate teams at Whitman are already hard at work prepping for what they hope will be yet another successful...

Sweets Overcome Adversity for Solid Start to Season

Sweets Overcome Adversity for Solid Start to Season

Mitchell Smith March 6, 2014
President's Day Weekend marked a challenging yet promising opening of the season for both the men's and women's ultimate teams. While both teams faced adversity, the success found in the face of defeat during this first tournament is a sign that both Whitman Sweets teams are on the right track.
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