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Visiting a “Shithole Country”

Visiting a “Shithole Country”

Jack Fleming, Opinion Editor

September 10, 2018

Amid the continuous barrage of President Donald J. Trump’s many reprehensible diatribes and tweetstorms, it can be difficult to pause for a moment in order to adequately consider how appalling certain comments of his truly are. After having the unique opportunity to travel with fellow Whitman tennis...

From Cambodian Pros to D1 Foes, Men’s Tennis Prepares for 2018 Season

From Cambodian Pros to D1 Foes, Men’s Tennis Prepares for 2018 Season

Jordan O'Roy, Sports Reporter

February 1, 2018

This year, the men’s tennis team topped off their winter break abroad with a challenging, yet memorable training trip to Cambodia that would mark the beginning of spring season. The following weekend, Whitman’s 14th-ranked men’s tennis team would travel to Gonzaga University to take on the ...

Men’s tennis sweeps ITAs

Men’s tennis sweeps ITAs

Alden Glass

October 4, 2015

Two weekends ago, the Whitman men’s tennis team opened their fall play by hosting the ITA Northwest Regional. With all their Northwest Conference opponents in attendance, Whitman demonstrated their ambition and ability by sweeping the tournament. Doubles team Phillip Locklear and Zach Hewlin won ag...

New Courts Play Host to Whitman Tennis Dominance

New Courts Play Host to Whitman Tennis Dominance

Mitchell Smith

October 3, 2013

Last October, a committee composed of faculty, staff, coaches and alumni approved the building of six new outdoor tennis courts at a cost of just under $900,000. This past weekend, that investment paid huge dividends as the Whitman men's tennis team hosted and dominated the annual Fall USTA/ITA Regional...

Tennis competes at Fall Nationals

Tristan Gavin

October 18, 2012

Last weekend, five Whitman tennis players flew out to Mobile, Ala., to participate in the USA/ITA National Championships. Whitman has had great success in the small-college division of the tournament over the years, and the players they sent last weekend were no exception. All five players Whitman ...

Whitman Sports Blog: Season wrap-ups

Pamela London

May 4, 2012

Baseball wraps up season with series loss Facing a tough test to close out the 2012 season, the Whitman baseball team was swept by rival Whitworth University in a three-game series 7-4, 13-2 and 8-7. Whitman trailed 4-0 heading into the seventh inning in game one before sophomore Kyle Moyes st...

Varsity athletes juggle finals, upcoming national competitions

Sylvie Luiten

May 3, 2012

For some athletes, the end of  classes does not necessarily mean the end of their athletic season. This year, women's varsity golf and both women's and men's varsity tennis teams will be competing at their respective NCAA Championship Tournaments during and after finals week at Whitman. The women's...

Whitman tennis paves way to nationals

Pamela London

April 26, 2012

Whitman tennis is going to Nationals. Playing at home on the sun-drenched Whitman courts surrounded by dozens of enthusiastic Whitties, the Whitman men's tennis team capped off its year of dominance with a 5-0 win over George Fox University in the Northwest Conference tournament final. Not to be...

Whitman Sports Blog: Weekend wrap-up 4/20-4/22

Pamela London

April 23, 2012

"Dynasty, dynasty" After an undefeated Northwest Conference season, there was only one fitting finish to this story: a NWC tournament title. This past weekend, the Whitman men's tennis team finished what they started by winning the 2012 NWC tournament championship at the outdoor courts on the W...

Whitman Sports Blog: Weekend wrap up 4/6-4/8

Pamela London

April 10, 2012

Men's tennis inches closer to NWC perfection One win away. One win from an undefeated run through the Northwest Conference. One win from a sixth consecutive conference championship. The Whitman men's tennis team went 2-0 this past Sunday with a pair of road victories at Linfield and at Willamet...

Whitman Sports Blog: Weekend recap

Pamela London

April 2, 2012

Baseball takes weekend series The Whitman baseball team wrapped up its second series victory of the season this weekend, defeating Lewis & Clark College two games to one. Whitman also won its first back-to-back games of the season and improved to 4-11 on the year, good for seventh place in the Nor...

Whitman Sports Blog: Spring Break Wrap-up

Pamela London

March 27, 2012

Tennis men seek top five ranking Nine days, eight matches and eight wins: that is how the Whitman men's tennis team celebrated spring break. Facing five conference foes as well as two non-conference foes ranked regionally and nationally, Whitman stepped up its game another notch looking to improve ...

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