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

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. The team is closing out the season strong, planning on two final theme nights for their upcomi...

The Long Road to Recovery: Injuries in Athletics

Cherokee Washington, Sport's Reporter

October 13, 2016

“Imagine working your whole life at your craft.Imagine winning [a] state [title], [a] championship, or maybe even experiencing that high [you feel] when you beat a rival team. Now, imagine not being able to feel [that high] as you watch your friends and teammates strive for greatness and surpass you....

Weekend Recap: Whitman Volleyball Team Starts Conference Season Strong

Kyle Howe

September 22, 2013

Whitman College women's volleyball endured a rough preseason in which the team had a six-game losing streak and an overall record of 3-11. However, on the night of Friday, Sept. 23 in the Sherwood Athletic Center, the team left the preseason behind in their Northwest Conference opener as they finishe...

Volleyball preview

Volleyball preview

Tristan Gavin

September 11, 2012

Although Whitman College's women's volleyball team did not graduate any seniors from their 2011 squad, they are a far cry from the team that won just four of 22 games last year. The team has not had a senior on the roster in either of the last two seasons, nor have they had a winning season for five...

Profile: Matt Helm

Peter Clark

September 6, 2012

Position: Head volleyball coach Before coming to Whitman, Coach Helm led Molokai High School to four Maui Interscholastic League titles, six consecutive state tournament appearances and the 2010 Hawaii Division state championship. Coach Helm and his wife Erika have four children: daughter Noelani...

Whitties shed pre-finals stress during weekend competitions

Matt Tesmond

May 3, 2012

Last weekend, with less than two weeks before finals begin, Whitties got out their stress by climbing, playing volleyball and getting fierce on the soccer field. In Sherwood Athletic Center this past Saturday, Whitman hosted the 20th annual Sweet Onion Crank. With over 150 competitors from 10 d...

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