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Sports injuries: What happens next?


Most varsity athletes here at Whitman have spent the majority of their lives honing their skills in one particular sport, a feat that requires a tremendous amount of dedication and passion. Except for a select few, Whitman athletes do not generally entertain illusions of playing at the next competitive level, which means that for senior athletes, when that last whistle or buzzer sounds it is most likely the end of a long chapter in their lives. This creates an inordinate amount of pressure to make that final season special, to make one final statement, because the back of their minds is a ceaseless countdown until that last game. For some, like senior men's basketball member Clay Callahan, who broke his leg two weekends prior, even that countdown is cut short. Although he finds it daunting to be finished with basketball, he is also looking ahead. “I think I’m fortunate to have a ... (more)

Search for new assistant sports communication director


The end of February is typically a busy time for the Whitman College Athletic Department. ... more...

NBA trade deadline brings big moves


The NBA has one of the most intense trade deadlines in all of sports. With ... more...

Whitman athletics utilizing new tactics to increase wins


Whitman’s liberal arts curriculum may require students to complete three quantitative analysis credits, but for ... more...

Popovich and Coach K reach elusive 1,000 wins


In the last month we have seen two historic coaches reach a milestone signifying a ... more...

Washington retires, search for new men’s soccer coach in full swing


After 12 seasons and a tough 2014 season, Mike Washington, Whitman’s head men’s ... more...

Left to right: Sam Starr,  Loic McGiverin-Odeide, Clark Sun, Karl Mering, Sean Tarada. These swimmers are in the running to go to nationals. Photo by Tywen Kelly.

Record-breaking swim season continues for select athletes


The energy from their sweep against Whitworth to end the regular season carried both the men’s ... more...

The swim team practices in the pool located within Baker Ferguson Fitness Center. Photo by Nikki Antenucci.

Swimmers enter break near top of conference


The arrival of winter break means that Whitman swimmers have a monthlong rest in their ... more...

Clay Callahan '15- photo by Hannah Bashevkin.

High hopes for men’s basketball as conference play approaches


While most Whitman students will be away from campus for close to a month over ... more...