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Profile: Assistant swim coach Kevin Howard

Profile: Assistant swim coach Kevin Howard

Pamela London

December 1, 2011


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Profile: Kevin Howard University of Rochester, Class of 2011 Current Position: Assistant Swimming Coach How did you get involved with coaching swimming at Whitman? I was looking for a job in coaching during the summer and used the NCAA coaching site to find the position. I was working as an engineer for a biomedical company, and I wasn't really happy with it. I'd rather do somethi...

13 Whitties earn all-NWC recognition

Pamela London

November 17, 2011


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Men's soccer First Team Leland Matthaeus '13, Forward Redmond, Wash. 4 goals (1 GW), 3 assists (11 points) 3rd in NWC in total shots (41), 5th in NWC in shots on goal (19) 16-13 Honorable Mention in 2010   Second Team Cooper Schumacher '14, Defense Seattle, Wash. 5 goals (3 ...

What’s to know: Introduction to Northwest Conference

Pamela London

November 10, 2011


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Northwest Conference (NWC) NCAA Division III Established 1926 Original members: 6 (Willamette University, Whitman College, Pacific University, University of Puget Sound, Linfield College,  College of Idaho) Current member institutions: Lewis & Clark, Linfield, George Fox, Pacific, Wi...

Football controversy: Sudden end of declining program in 1977 vexes Whitman community

Pamela London

September 29, 2011


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On any busy fall weekend, students on Ankeny Field see trailing flags pulled from the waists of eager flag football players dressed in tie-dye and sporting bright orange mouth guards. A pulled flag stops the panting players for a moment before the game starts up again to the cheers of a few dozen fans....

Historical summer for women’s soccer

Pamela London

September 8, 2011


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Standing in the tunnel dubbed "The Theatre of Dreams," our team looked out at the grass from the same place as the best clubs in the world. Overhead, the speakers blared the applause of thousands of rabid fans. "Welcome to the home of the team that has won 19 Premier League titles, Manchester United"...

NWC championships may soon involve final tournament

Pamela London

May 16, 2011


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Changes may be in the works for the Northwest Conference. In the past two years, the NWC has turned its attention towards re-assessing the structure of each athletic season, specifically the potential addition of a conference championship tournament for soccer and baseball after changes were made...

W Club golf tournament fosters connections, competition

W Club golf tournament fosters connections, competition

Pamela London

May 5, 2011


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Every day, the W Club strives to foster excellence on and off the field of competition. Last Friday, it turned to fostering connections between former and current Whitman student-athletes at the second annual W Club Golf Tournament. At Whitman, the W Club is an athletic booster group made up of alumni,...

From the student section

From the student section

Pamela London

March 3, 2011


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The Dawg Pack. The Zu Crew. The Cameron Crazies. The Purdue Paint Zone. The Kennel. The Izzone. To someone who isn't sports-crazy, all of the above may sound like nicknames for parties on a Saturday night. To the educated college basketball fan, however--or someone who has ever watched ESPN's College...

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