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Vol. CLIV, Issue 5
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Womens basketball advances to Final Four

Women’s basketball advances to Final Four

Pamela London March 19, 2014
The game is done, the nets are cut down and for the first time in program history the Whitman women’s basketball team has danced all the way to the Final Four.
Cross Country Finishes Strong at Regionals

Cross Country Finishes Strong at Regionals

Marah Alindogan November 21, 2013
The cross country team found great success last Saturday as they culminated their season at the Division III West Regional meet.
Mens Cross Country Chasing Big Goals

Men’s Cross Country Chasing Big Goals

Cole Anderson October 17, 2013
With team chemistry, young talent, and a new competitive hunger, the Whitman men's cross country team has enjoyed one of its best seasons in years.

Trainers Give Their All for Athletes

Marah Alindogan October 17, 2013
Whitman athletic trainers Jon Eckel and Nathan Fry are essential in keeping student-athletes happy and healthy.
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 many of these issues, they do enjoy one particular advantage: varsity coaches.
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...

Most valuable pliéer: Jimmy Madden dances back into baseball

Tristan Gavin December 6, 2012
While most of James "Jimmy" Madden’s baseball teammates go through the motions of off-season weight training and honing of fundamentals, Madden circumvents the monotony with a rather unconventional addition to preparation for the spring season. Months before the left-hander will return to belting base hits for the Missionaries, he is strapping on a dance belt and taking a more light-hearted and light-of-foot approach to getting ready for returning to the field after off-season knee surgery.

Season Preview: Women’s Basketball

Peter Clark December 6, 2012
If early season results are any indication of what the rest of the season has in store, then the Whitman women’s basketball team should have high expectations.
Reliance on Donations to Fund Assistant Coaches Leaves Varsity Programs Wanting More

Reliance on Donations to Fund Assistant Coaches Leaves Varsity Programs Wanting More

Pamela London December 6, 2012

Whitman College varsity athletes: all Missionaries, all fierce Northwest Conference competitors, all striving to represent Whitman on and off the field. But no two varsity teams at Whitman are made alike. Each...

The Musician-Athlete

Sarah Debs November 29, 2012
Whitman student musician-athletes senior Katri Gilbert and sophomore Cheney Doane offer their thoughts on how they balance music and sport with grace and insight.

Men’s Basketball Preview

Tristan Gavin November 29, 2012
Last spring, the Whitman men’s basketball team graduated one of the school’s highest all-time scorers in Brandon Shaw, a pair of layers who would go on to sign professional contracts in JP Alvarez and David Michaels, and versatile wing D.J. Wright. In spite of its losses, this year’s team expects to improve upon its 2011-2012 season and second place Northwest Conference finish.

Dynamic duo leaves volleyball legacy

Peter Clark November 15, 2012
What are the chances that two middle blockers from Anchorage, Alaska who have never met before both decide to come to Walla Walla, Wash. to attend Whitman College? Regardless of how low the chances are, the Whitman College volleyball team has been lucky to have both Courtney Brewer and Olivia Nielson the past four years.
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