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LGBTQIA+ community within Whitman athletics

Tate Cadang, Sports Reporter

February 27, 2020

Although discussions regarding LGBTQIA+ experiences within the athletic community have become increasingly diversified, there remains more to be talked about.  Senior Olivia Engle, a member of the women’s lacrosse team, shared her experience as a part of the LGBTQIA+ community within Whitman athl...

Navigating defeat as an athlete: Finding perspective in losing

Navigating defeat as an athlete: Finding perspective in losing

Lennae Starr, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2020

Athletes deal with defeat in different ways. While for some it is devastating, others just brush it off. According to Patrick O'Rourke, who compiles statistics from various athletic sources, only around 7 percent of high school athletes are selected to continue playing for a postsecondary institution, m...

Development Plans for Athletic Complex

Ridley Eastland-Fruit, Sports Reporter

November 10, 2016

The grass is green and the future is bright for Whitman’s Athletic Complex. The Athletic Department is progressing on plans to bring game streaming capability and possibly a new clubhouse to the facility. Located three blocks north of campus, the Athletic Complex is host to practice and game fields...

First varsity season exceeds expectations

First varsity season exceeds expectations

Kendra Winchester

April 30, 2015

The inaugural season for the Whitman Varsity Women's Lacrosse Team this spring could be measured in the amount of wins and losses the team had. However, a better measurement can be based on the growth and confidence that the women gained in themselves and in new Head Women's Lacrosse Kate Robinson...

New additions step up for injury-plagued men’s lax

New additions step up for injury-plagued men’s lax

Kendra Winchester

March 12, 2015

The Whitman Men's Club Lacrosse Team has found itself going to division playoffs every season since 1995. With many successful seasons before them, the 2015 team have some big shoes to fill, but ultimately, this team looks forward showing the newcomers what it is like to be successful. With the addition...

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