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Re-thinking Children and Childhood

September 28, 2017

Children can teach us a lot, yet we always assume the role of teacher. Too often we get caught up in the small inconsequentials of life, that can profoundly deplete our energy. But children, more often than not, can bring out the best in us because they see the world differently. To them, life is about...

Baseball Seniors Reflect on Past, Show Optimism about Future

Baseball Seniors Reflect on Past, Show Optimism about Future

Cole Anderson

April 17, 2014

The Whitman College baseball team has come further and amassed more wins in the last two seasons than any Whitman baseball team in the last 40 years. Recording 16 total wins last season was the winningest season for Whitman baseball since 1975, and this season they have already surpassed that tally and h...

Senior Day a Success for Whitman’s Baseball Team

Senior Day a Success for Whitman’s Baseball Team

Tristan Gavin

April 29, 2013

After two tough losses in a doubleheader last Saturday, April, 29 against Whitworth University, Whitman Baseball bounced back with a dominating performance in what marked a very successful final home game for the graduating seniors. In the 9-0 win, two senior pitchers combined for the team's second...

Baseball Team Faces Adversity in Idaho

Cole Anderson

February 25, 2013

As players reflected back on the Missionary baseball team's four-game series this past weekend in Caldwell, Idaho, battling adversity was the main theme. Following an untimely bye week, in only the second week of a long season, the team traveled to the College of Idaho for two doubleheaders. In a...

Revived Baseball Program on the Rise

Revived Baseball Program on the Rise

Peter Clark

February 7, 2013

Fresh-cut grass, longer days and the sun making a more regular appearance can only mean one thing: Baseball season is here. For the Whitman baseball team and its new head coach, Sean Kinney, these signs of spring cannot come soon enough. Coming off a disappointing season last year, the Missionaries...

Whitman alumni baseball game

Whitman alumni baseball game

Tristan Gavin

October 4, 2012

Every year, the Whitman baseball team concludes its fall season by playing a friendly scrimmage against the program's alumni. The game offers alumni an opportunity to share stories with current players, reminisce with old friends and see if they can shake off the rust for one day each year to compete...

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

Pamela London

April 10, 2012

Men's tennis inches closer to NWC perfection One win away. One win from an undefeated run through the Northwest Conference. One win from a sixth consecutive conference championship. The Whitman men's tennis team went 2-0 this past Sunday with a pair of road victories at Linfield and at Willamet...

Whitman Sports Blog: Weekend recap

Pamela London

April 2, 2012

Baseball takes weekend series The Whitman baseball team wrapped up its second series victory of the season this weekend, defeating Lewis & Clark College two games to one. Whitman also won its first back-to-back games of the season and improved to 4-11 on the year, good for seventh place in the Nor...

Whitman Sports Blog: Athletes score big victories, awards heading into spring break

Pamela London

March 7, 2012

This week, the Sports Blog takes a look at the state of Whitman sports heading into spring break. Whitties bring home the hardware Five Whitman athletes collected NWC Player of the Week awards in the past two weeks of competition (Feb. 20-26 and Feb. 27-March 2). Senior Conor Holton-Burke (tennis)...

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