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Top Notch: Remembering the Year’s Greatest Performances

Ridley Eastland-Fruit, Sports Editor

May 4, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

With numerous conference and NCAA trophies headed to Sherwood Center's display cases, it has been a memorable year for Whitman varsity athletics. Here's a recap of five of the year's top team accomplishments. Swimming They were not the favorites–far from it. Going into February’s conference meet,...

Free to Play? Where the Athletics Millions Come From and Who Gets Them

Arie Knops, Staff Reporter

March 9, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

Whitman has seen many athletic success in the past few years, but these victories have come at a cost. According to Whitman’s 2016 Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act Survey (covering the 2015-2016 academic year), Whitman spent a grand total of $2,794,892 on our varsity sports teams. Of this multi-mill...

What’s to know: Introduction to Northwest Conference

Pamela London

November 10, 2011


Filed under SPORTS

Northwest Conference (NWC) NCAA Division III Established 1926 Original members: 6 (Willamette University, Whitman College, Pacific University, University of Puget Sound, Linfield College,  College of Idaho) Current member institutions: Lewis & Clark, Linfield, George Fox, Pacific, Wi...

Men’s tennis team upholds history of excellence

Libby Arnosti

October 7, 2010


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In May 2010, seven seniors graduated from the Whitman College men's tennis team after three seasons with perfect conference records, leaving the rest of the team wondering how to reshape themselves  and maintain their high level of excellence. A promising freshman class and early successes have helped...

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