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Top of the Nation, Bottom of the Roster

Jesse Sindelar, Staff Reporter

March 30, 2017

For the high school athletes that take the big step to continue their sport as a varsity athlete at the collegiate level, the change of environment can be kinder on some than others. With an upgraded standard of competition, a time commitment that dominates and an established team culture to break into, the...

Hanging Up the Boots: Quitting Varsity Soccer

Gareth Jones, Guest Writer

February 23, 2017

After one season with the men’s varsity soccer team, I decided to quit. The winter break that followed my chaotic first semester gave me some space for quiet introspection, during which I reached the conclusion that soccer had introduced far more stress into my life than it had removed. As one would ...

Athletes Grapple with High Rates of Sexual Assault Accusations

Arie Knops, Staff Reporter

February 2, 2017

While many of Whitman's varsity sports teams continue to see outstanding success on the field, concerning off-field behavior has been brought to light as the school continues to see high rates of sexual assault reports against athletes. Varsity athletes represent slightly more than 20 percent of Whi...

Varsity athletes take on the off-season

Sarah Debs

December 7, 2011

While varsity athletes' fall season has come to a close, they are still working hard in the off-season to stay fit and prepare for their next season. Most varsity sports with fall seasons, including cross-country, tennis and volleyball, continue to train. While NCAA regulations prohibit coaches from...

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