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COVID-19 cuts women’s varsity basketball season short

Tate Cadang, Sports Reporter

April 2, 2020

The Whitman College women’s basketball team fought through the first two rounds of the NCAA tournament and made their way into the Sweet Sixteens. In round two of the NCAA tournament, the Blues beat the No. 5 team in the nation — Wartburg College — and moved onto the national tournament.  ...

Coping with an injury as a varsity athlete

Tate Cadang, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2020

Athletes here at Whitman College frequently sustain injuries. Regardless of severity, athletes continue to get both physically and mentally in shape during their treatments to prepare for their next season. Strengthening an injured area is a long process to undergo, but with attention to the finer det...

Varsity Teams Give Back to Community

Varsity Teams Give Back to Community

Mitchell Smith

October 23, 2013

Visitors in the Sherwood Athletic Center on Sunday, Oct. 20 saw the varsity gym full of basketball players going through rigorous dribbling and shooting drills and scrimmaging to improve their skills. Were these players the men's varsity basketball team, beginning their preparation for the fast approaching...

Whitman basketball teams combine to take three of four from Tacoma schools

Pamela London

February 9, 2012

After a weekend of electric crowds, furious rallies and stifling defense, the Whitman men's and women's basketball teams find themselves in a position where everyone wants to be: in line for a spot in the four-team Northwest Conference tournament. Boisterous crowds filled Sherwood Center Friday and Saturda...

Whitman Sports Blog: Electric weekend of basketball

Pamela London

February 6, 2012

Electric crowds at Sherwood Center certainly got their money's worth this past weekend, as the Whitman men's and women's basketball teams fought with everything they had against conference foes PLU and UPS. Both teams of Missionaries had their moments to shine: stifling defense, jaw-dropping baskets and all-out hustle thoroughly entertained the packed stands of students and Walla Walla community members alike. With only six gam...

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