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Whitman Blues swim to success against George Fox

Charlotte Elliott, Sports Reporter November 15, 2019

The Whitman swim team's reputation can be summed up in one word: fast. Despite only having had two meets so far this season, they already have a good chance of winning this season’s Northwest Conference...

Varsity athletes give back in Friends Mentor program

Emily Solomon, Sports Editor November 1, 2019

College student mentors play an important role in many people's lives, and they are especially crucial for kids who do not have someone they can look up to in their own family or household. The Friends...

Illustration by Anika Vučićević

The importance of an active study break

Charlotte Elliott, Sports Reporter November 1, 2019

Whitman has many varsity athletes, with over 20 percent of Whitman's student body taking part in varsity sports. Despite this, a lesser-known quality of the college is how sporty the remaining 80 percent...

First-year Christina Boxberger (left), junior Elyse Benavides (middle) and junior Ruby Matthews (right) prepare for a serve versus conference opponent, University of Puget Sound. Contributed photo by Whitman Athletics

Theme nights lined up for women’s volleyball’s final homestead

Bhavesh Gulrajani , Sports Reporter October 31, 2019

The women’s volleyball team will play their final home games of the season this weekend, which also marks the end of theme nights — games during which players dress up according to designated themes. ...

One Team Gets More Sports Points Than Other Team

One Team Gets More Sports Points Than Other Team

Quin Nelson April 3, 2014
The game started with the ball being put on the field and then the players began to move. They moved along with the ball up and down the playing area, calling out to one another as if to say, “Hey! Move that sports ball my way! I believe I will have success with it in this area.”
Credit: Greg Lehman

Whitman Swimming smashes long-set records in huge blitz

Libby Arnosti February 16, 2012
The Whitman swimming record board has never been shattered with such ruthlessness.

Whitman fandom lacks vigor

Libby Arnosti October 21, 2010
Support of fans at Whitman add a lot to the performance of our sports teams. While the fan base is lacking in pizazz, this issue is being addressed by SAAC and others in the hopes of improving the support of our athletic community.
Tate Head ‘13 and Caitlin Holland ‘13 practice at the Walla Walla Country Club before the Sept. 18-19 Pacific Womens Golf Invitational. Photo Credit: Brandon Fennell

Women’s golf team looks ahead to promising season

lindsayfairchild September 23, 2010
A look into Whitman's women's golf team and their fall 2010 season.
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