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Blues Baseball and Green Dot Team up to Raise Awareness

First year Clouds Bueerman reps a Green Dot shirt at Thursday's game.

Ridley Eastland-Fruit, Sports Editor

March 31, 2017

It was a win all-around Thursday afternoon as the Green Dot Advocates teamed up with Whitman baseball to use the afternoon's ballgame as a platform for increasing community awareness and knowledge of Whitman's Green Dot program. Headed by Barbara Maxwell, Green Dot is an effort to create a ...

A Whittie on the Walla Walla Sweets

Garrett Atkinson. Photo by Matt Banderas, Contributed by Katie Biagi

Quinn Salkind, Sports Writer

September 15, 2016

As he finished up his Junior year, Garrett Atkinson (’17) went into the summer preparing for a business internship with the Walla Walla Sweets Baseball Club. What he did not expect was to be playing for the team himself. As it turned out, the Sweets were in need of left handed pitchers at the start...

Whitman Baseball Optimistic About ’16 Season Despite Slow First Weekend

Photo by Natalie Mutter

February 11, 2016

The Whitman Baseball team has played its first games of the 2016 season. Despite not being able to come away from the weekend with a win, the program is optimistic about the season. This season is very different from the last several. Most notably, they have an entirely new coaching staff, starting...

Young talent on rise for Whitman baseball

Vela (center) dives for a ball in center field. Photo by John Lee.

Riley Foreman

March 12, 2015

Although the Whitman Baseball Team might still be trying to hit its stride, it's certainly not all doom and gloom for the young squad. The program recently secured its first regular season win and glimpsed the star potential of one of its many first years. Meet Whitman's silver lining, Adrian Vela,...

Baseball Looks To Build On Last Season’s Success

Cole Anderson

January 29, 2015

This article was authored by Riley Foreman. The temperatures outside may not reflect it, but the Whitman baseball team has spring fever. The clubhouse impatiently waits for the opportunity to post a consecutive winning record and build on their seventh-place conference finish last season. To repeat...

Baseball Seniors Reflect on Past, Show Optimism about Future

Baseball Seniors Reflect on Past, Show Optimism about Future

Cole Anderson

April 17, 2014

The Whitman College baseball team has come further and amassed more wins in the last two seasons than any Whitman baseball team in the last 40 years. Recording 16 total wins last season was the winningest season for Whitman baseball since 1975, and this season they have already surpassed that tally and h...

Moyes’s Hard Work, Focus Pay Off

Moyes's Hard Work, Focus Pay Off

Cole Anderson

March 6, 2014

For many college athletes, the senior year season is a bittersweet experience. It is the culmination of four years of hard work and, for those athletes who will not play after college, the product of years of experience. Seniors will have seen the ups and downs of a program, and ideally their final s...

Baseball Looks to Take Next Step Towards Contention

Photo by Halley McCormick

Marah Alindogan

February 6, 2014

Together as one––from the field to the dugout these three simple words form the motto driving the Whitman baseball team day in and day out. Coming off the best season in the school's history since 1975, this year's team looks to build on their recent success. The team will rely on veteran leader...

Kinney back for second season

Kinney back for second season

Cole Anderson

September 12, 2013

With several months to go before the season rolls around, Whitman baseball is already looking toward the spring and preparing for what it will entail. Head Coach Sean Kinney met with his players and coaching staff last week to establish goals for the season. Some were personal but most were team-oriented,...

Grateful Norovirus Apologizes for What It Did to Whitman Baseball Team

Matt Raymond

March 7, 2013

As the Whitman Missionaries baseball bus sped back from Caldwell, Idaho like a potato in a slingshot, catcher Mack Harden '15 looked behind him and laughed as yet another one of his teammates doubled over and began vomiting. "Back of the bus!" he jeered without mercy, pointing towards the quarantine...

Baseball Team Faces Adversity in Idaho

Cole Anderson

February 25, 2013

As players reflected back on the Missionary baseball team's four-game series this past weekend in Caldwell, Idaho, battling adversity was the main theme. Following an untimely bye week, in only the second week of a long season, the team traveled to the College of Idaho for two doubleheaders. In a...

Same article, Same Team, Different Ballgame

Tristan Gavin

February 9, 2013

Every spring, it seems, The Pioneer writes the same article about the baseball team. Year after year, the baseball preview promises improvement, and year after year the team finishes another season with the same disappointing results. As a newly hired Sports Editor, I was very aware of this trend, b...

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