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Vol. CLIII, Issue 10
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Sophomore Kai Strawn of the men’s varsity tennis team is this week’s athlete of the week. Photo by Chelsea Goldsmith

Athlete of the week: Kai Strawn

Lennae Starr, Staff Reporter March 12, 2020

Coming hot off of a win this past weekend, sophomore Kai Strawn is our athlete of the week.  Strawn is part of the men’s tennis team, playing both singles and doubles. On March 8, Strawn and his...

Illustration by Haley King

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...

From Cambodian Pros to D1 Foes, Mens 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,...

Zach Hewlin (left) and Phillip Locklear (right) play doubles in the tournment this past weekend. Photo by Chloe Alley-Sarnack.

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...

New Courts Play Host to Whitman Tennis Dominance

New Courts Play Host to Whitman Tennis Dominance

Mitchell Smith October 3, 2013
This past weekend, the new tennis courts paid huge dividends as the Whitman men's tennis team hosted and dominated the annual Fall USTA/ITA Regional Championships.

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.

Whitman Sports Blog: Season wrap-ups

Pamela London May 4, 2012
This week the Whitman Sports Blog recaps how the Whitman baseball team fared in its season finale against Whitworth University, and also takes a look at where the three Nationals-bound teams stand as they begin preparations for the NCAA Championships.

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 national tournaments during and after finals week at Whitman.

Whitman tennis paves way to nationals

Pamela London April 26, 2012
Whitman tennis pulled off an NWC championship tournament double this past weekend, as both the men's and women's teams capped off fantastic seasons with conference tournament titles and automatic bids to the NCAA Tournament.

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

Pamela London April 23, 2012
This week, the Whitman Sports Blog recaps highs and lows from a weekend that saw three teams earn conference titles and bids to the NCAA tournament.

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

Pamela London April 10, 2012
In this week's wrap-up: women's tennis maintains second place, baseball drops its weekend series to first-place Pacific and men's tennis sweeps a pair of matches to come within one victory of its sixth consecutive NWC regular season title.

Whitman Sports Blog: Weekend recap

Pamela London April 2, 2012
Whitman earned important results this past weekend as several spring sports gear up for the final push towards the NWC championships.
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