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Vol. CLIV, Issue 8
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Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Incoming athletes reveal why they chose Whitman

Sam Patterson, Campus Life Reporter March 9, 2023

A new generation of athletes is preparing for a career in Whitman sports. High school seniors from far and wide have committed to compete as a Whittie; they are set to begin their journey next fall. The...

Illustration by Allyson Kim.

Athletes reflect on online viewership for Spring 2021 season

Hailey Livingston, Sports Reporter March 25, 2021

Whitman's COVID-19 policies have moved viewership of athletics matches online for everyone not directly involved with the team. This is just one of a number of new challenges that teams have had to overcome...

Illustration by Elie Flanagan

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...

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...

Photo by Jackie Griesen

Being an Athlete of Color at Whitman

Cherokee Washington, Sports Columnist September 29, 2016

Navigating the world through a non-white body is a difficult task, especially in college. Between the daily incidents of police brutality, the constant fear of becoming the next trending Facebook or Twitter...

Whitman Mens Soccer Team in Loss Angeles. Photo by Trayvon Foy 17

Whitman Soccer Takes LA

Conor Scanlon, Sports Writer September 15, 2016

While many students were acclimating themselves to campus the first weekend after classes began, the Whitman Men’s and Women’s Soccer teams were busy playing in a combined five games in Southern...

Men’s Soccer Falls to Whitworth

Kelsey Peck October 14, 2013
Despite a strong second half, the Whitman men's soccer team fell to the Whitworth Pirates 2-1.

Weekend Recap: Men’s Soccer Sweeps Pacific, George Fox

Dylan Snyder September 29, 2013
The Whitman men's soccer team came away with two strong victories this weekend against Pacific and George Fox.

WEEKEND RECAP: Men and Women’s Soccer

Quin Nelson October 21, 2012

Saturday, Oct. 20: Women's: The Whitman women's soccer team defeated George Fox University 1-0 Saturday at the Whitman Soccer Complex with a performance even more impressive than the score would...

How Whitman stacks up: A sport-by-sport look at the upcoming fall season

Matt Tesmond September 20, 2012
The Whitman fall sports season heated up with the beginning of conference play last week, but how do the teams stack up compared to the rest of the Northwest Conference? The Pioneer takes a look at each sport to discover how Whitman stacks up and how the conference will shake out.

Fall sports wrap up seasons

Matt Tesmond November 10, 2011
The seasonal change from fall to winter marks the end of another successful fall sports season consisting of dramatic victories, heartbreaking losses, All-Americans and nationally ranked teams.

Alumni return to their roots as assistant coaches

Pamela London November 4, 2010
Several Whitman varsity teams boast a Whitman alum as a member of the coaching staff, providing a unique avenue for communication between athletes and coaches, and serving as an example to the student-athletes for fostering excellence during and outside of competition.
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