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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


Filed under SPORTS

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 quasi-club sport, competing in various spring meets and invitationals but barred from Conference and Region...

Men’s tennis sweeps ITAs

Men’s tennis sweeps ITAs

Alden Glass

October 4, 2015


Filed under SPORTS, Varsity Sports, Whitman Tennis

Two weekends ago, the Whitman men’s tennis team opened their fall play by hosting the ITA Northwest Regional. With all their Northwest Conference opponents in attendance, Whitman demonstrated their ambition and ability by sweeping the tournament. Doubles team Phillip Locklear and Zach Hewlin won ag...

Women’s Lacrosse Prepares to Become Varsity Sport

Women’s Lacrosse Prepares to Become Varsity Sport

Sarah Anderegg

March 13, 2014


Filed under SPORTS

Silly costumes and lacrosse sticks are not the typical outfit combination students might expect to encounter when walking across Ankeny Field. However, last week, the women's lacrosse team was seen dressed up in crazy outfits to bring attention to and celebrate the start of their spring 2014 season. Th...

Love trumps win-loss record

February 16, 2012


Filed under OPINION

This column was written by Tristan Gavin, '14 Every year, over two million 10-year-old Americans sign up for Little League baseball. There are 25 players on the rosters of the 30 MLB teams at the start of every year, totalling 750 "big leaguers." Of those 750, only 450 are American-born, and range ...

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