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Distance track embraces every opportunity for fun

Naia Willemsen, Campus Life Reporter April 1, 2022

2020 was Whitman’s first season with distance track as a varsity sport and, after just one race, COVID-19 hit, producing seasons filled with modifications and limitations. The 2022 season is the...

Distance track comes to Whitman

Ryder Brookes, Staff Reporter February 6, 2020

After undergoing a multi-year approval process, Whitman's newest varsity sport, distance track, will begin its first season this spring to the excitement of cross country athletes. When asked about...

Rachel Shober 13 coaches club players.

Varsity Volleyballers Aid Club Team

Peter Clark February 21, 2013

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...

Mens Tennis Dominates Willamette

Men’s Tennis Dominates Willamette

Halley McCormick February 19, 2013

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...

From Sydney to Walla Walla: Chircus Journey to Whitmans Basketball Team

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

Sarah Debs January 31, 2013

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...

High School Athlete Profile: Cheyenne Schoen, DeSales Swimmer

Halley McCormick November 26, 2012

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...

Whitman Swimmers Win Against Linfield, Willamette

Elena Aragon November 8, 2012

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...

WEEKEND RECAP: Whitman Volleyball Dominates in Two Home Games

Elena Aragon October 28, 2012

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...

Varsity teams face challenge of alcohol

Tyler Hurlburt October 28, 2010

"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...

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