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Alpine skiing season in full swing

Alpine skiing season in full swing

Ryder Brookes, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2020

While some Whitties manage to hop on the shuttle to Bluewood Ski Resort only once or twice during the winter months, Whitman’s alpine ski team makes the trip up to the mountains a part of their regular winter routine. The tight-knit alpine ski team is a club sport that competes against other competitiv...

Whitman Sweets rise to Ultimate challenge

Pamela London

February 23, 2012

Times are changing in collegiate Ultimate Frisbee, and Whitman is soundly on board. Ultimate is one of the few sports in which teams can transcend the divisions set by the NCAA for collegiate athletics and choose where they want to test their skills. Last spring, both Sweets teams gave themselves...

Profile: Jeff Gayle ’12 talks club, IM sports

October 20, 2011

Profile: Jeff Gayle Class: Senior Major: Rhetoric and media studies and economics double major Hometown: Woodinville, Wash. Wearing sweats from head to toe, Jeff relaxes on one of the couches in the basement of Reid with a calm countenance, holding his lunch in one hand. What brought you to ...

Cyclists post podium finishes at annual Whitman Bike Race

Cyclists post podium finishes at annual Whitman Bike Race

Pamela London

March 31, 2011

They may not be Team US Postal of the Tour de France, but the Whitman cycling team boasted plenty of its own competition at the annual Whitman Bike Race this past weekend. Led by senior President Roxy Pierson and Vice Presidents Simon Pendleton and Chelsea Momany, also seniors, the Whitman cycling...

Women’s lacrosse poised to break into championship tournament

Women’s lacrosse poised to break into championship tournament

Pamela London

March 10, 2011

Whitman College may be a member of the NCAA Division III for its varsity programs, but there are a number of sports where Whitman gets to see how it stacks up against some of the top Division I schools, and one of them is lacrosse. Lacrosse is a technically a club sport, but participation is ...

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