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The Final Countdown: Seniors Reflect on their Time as Athletes at Whitman

May 3, 2018

With the final athletic seasons of the year winding down, and the academic year soon to come to a close, now is the time for the Class of 2018 to reflect on their time here at Whitman. For athletes, this...

Men’s Basketball Ready for Post-Season

Men’s Basketball Ready for Post-Season
February 22, 2018

With just two more games left in their regular season schedule, Men’s basketball has accomplished an extraordinary feat for the second season in a row; they are the only undefeated team left in NCAA...

Rising Stars: Tim Howell and Casey Poe Prepare for Another Season on the Court

November 16, 2017

Whitman basketball preseason All-Americans Tim Howell and Casey Poe, of the men’s and women’s teams respectively, sat down with The Wire to talk about their upcoming senior seasons. Both teams are...

Deep Summer

Photo by Tywen Kelly
The Walla Walla summer brimmed with potential. The Whitman crew numbered in the hundreds. But did it count? Did we do enough? Did we ever have a chance?
September 7, 2017
You know about the doldrums.

Grand Finale in the Final Four: Men’s Basketball Ousted by Babson

Grand Finale in the Final Four: Men's Basketball Ousted by Babson
March 30, 2017

On an overcast day in central Virginia, the Whitman men's basketball team came up just short of completing their fairytale season, losing for the first and last time this year to No. 3 Babson in the National...

Babson Knocks Out Men’s Basketball

March 30, 2017

31-1. The 2016-17 Whitman men's basketball team's season garnered national attention, shattered school records, and brought sporting prestige to the small, rural liberal arts campus. It is the lonely...

Dream Seasons Continue: Hoops Teams Win NWC Tournaments

Dream Seasons Continue: Hoops Teams Win NWC Tournaments
Basketball sweeps NWC Championship, gets set for NCAA Tournament
March 2, 2017

Two nets cut, two NW Conference Championships and two Whitman basketball teams looking ahead to success in March. This past weekend, both the men’s and women’s basketball teams won the NW Conference...

Unbeatable: Whitman Teams Seize Three Conference Titles

Contributed by Gaby Thomas.
February 16, 2017

It was a breathtaking weekend for Whitman Athletics: men’s and women’s swimming broke records to each win the Northwest Conference Championship, men’s basketball clinched its first NWC title since...

Howell Breaking Records, Twisting Ankles, Lightening Hearts

Howell Breaking Records, Twisting Ankles, Lightening Hearts
February 9, 2017

Tim Howell is one of Whitman’s most visible students. Originally from Calabasas, California, Howell has made his mark on the Whitman campus in less than three years. A sociology major and member of the...

Men’s Basketball Ranked in the Preseason Top 10

Photo by James Baker.
November 10, 2016

As Whitman’s campus settles in for the upcoming winter, three things are for certain: the temperatures will grow colder, election results will feel like a dream and the Whitman men’s basketball team...

Being an Athlete of Color at Whitman

Photo by Jackie Griesen
September 29, 2016

Navigating the world through a non-white body is a difficult task, especially in college. Between the daily incidents of police brutality, the constant fear of becoming the next trending Facebook or Twitter...

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