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Varsity Volleyballers Aid Club Team

Varsity Volleyballers Aid Club Team

Peter Clark

February 21, 2013


Filed under SPORTS

Club sports constantly face uphill battles. They are often underfunded, have limited practice times and endure varying commitment levels from members of the team. While the men's club volleyball team combats many of these issues, they do enjoy one particular advantage: varsity coaches. Former varsity volleyball ...

Men’s Tennis Dominates Willamette

Men’s Tennis Dominates Willamette

Halley McCormick

February 19, 2013


Filed under MEDIA, VIDEOS

The Whitman men's varsity tennis team reached its 91st consecutive regular season victory on February 16, 2013, playing both indoors at the Bratton Tennis Center and on Whitman's outdoor courts. Whitman beat the opposing Willamette University Bearcats 7-2. For the doubles: No. 1 pair Andrew La Cava...

From Sydney to Walla Walla: Chircu’s Journey to Whitman’s Basketball Team

From Sydney to Walla Walla: Chircu’s Journey to Whitman’s Basketball Team

Sarah Debs

January 31, 2013


Filed under SPORTS

Phil Chircu is a long way from home, but the Australian Jan-start already has a big presence on campus. Coming from an impressive pre-college basketball career including playing on the Australian Under-14 National team and at the Under-17 world championships, Chircu is now an integral part of the ...

High School Athlete Profile: Cheyenne Schoen, DeSales Swimmer

Halley McCormick

November 26, 2012


Filed under Circuit, SPORTS, Sports Highlight

DeSales High School senior Cheyenne Schoen talks swimming and future ambitions with charming confidence and a bright smile. With just four years of competitive swimming under her belt, Schoen has excelled to become one of the top swimmers in Washington State. She is the captain of the Walla Walla Hig...

Whitman Swimmers Win Against Linfield, Willamette

Elena Aragon

November 8, 2012


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Highlight

The Whitman swim teams opened the 2012-13 Northwest Conference season at the Louise and Paul Harvey Pool with dominant victories in dual meets over Linfield College and Willamette University. Both the men's and women's teams defeated Linfield in the Friday meet, with a men's score of 140-62 and...

WEEKEND RECAP: Whitman Volleyball Dominates in Two Home Games

Elena Aragon

October 28, 2012


Filed under SPORTS, Varsity Sports, Whitman Volleyball

Friday, Oct. 26 Whitman won 3-0 against George Fox University during their home match on Friday. Whitman dominated all three sets while bringing the intensity with pink ribbons in their hair and pink laces on their shoes to show support for breast cancer awareness. Despite strong hits by George F...

Varsity teams face challenge of alcohol

Tyler Hurlburt

October 28, 2010


Filed under SPORTS

"On campus you are dealing with a wet culture," said Scott Shields, head coach of Whitman's varsity cross country. There is no denying it: alcohol plays a large role on the Whitman campus. This presence of alcohol can be a major difficulty when it comes to varsity athletes looking to perform to the...

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