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Women’s basketball advances to Final Four

Women's basketball advances to Final Four
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. In front of a raucous crowd that filled...

Cross Country Finishes Strong at Regionals

Cross Country Finishes Strong at Regionals
November 21, 2013

The Whitman men's and women's cross country teams found great success last Saturday, Nov. 16 as they finished their season at the Division III West Regional meet. Both the men's and women's teams...

Men’s Cross Country Chasing Big Goals

Men's Cross Country Chasing Big Goals
October 17, 2013

For the Whitman College men's cross country team, the 2013 season has brought a new attitude about conference, the team and each runner. New goals have been set, practices have improved and results at...

Trainers Give Their All for Athletes

October 17, 2013

Injuries are not enjoyable for any athlete. Yet, as an athlete who suffered an ACL tear during my collegiate career, the athletic training room became my second home due to the many hours of knee rehabilitation....

Varsity Volleyballers Aid Club Team

Rachel Shober '13 coaches club players.
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...

Men’s Tennis Dominates Willamette

Men's Tennis Dominates Willamette
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

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...

Season Preview: Women’s Basketball

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. After winning six of their first seven games...

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

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

November 29, 2012

Musician-athletes are few and far between. The dedication, practice time and focus demanded of musician-athletes is incredibly high both in the practice room and on the field. While music and sports...

Men’s Basketball Preview

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...

Dynamic duo leaves volleyball legacy

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,...

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