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Season-ending Injury Forces Redefined Leadership Role for Senior Jackson Clough

Season-ending Injury Forces Redefined Leadership Role for Senior Jackson Clough

February 4, 2016
Filed under Men's Basketball, SPORTS, Sports Profiles, Through their eyes, Varsity Sports

As the men's basketball season approached in the fall of 2015, there were high expectations for senior guard Jackson Clough, who was predicted to play a vital role in the success of the team's season. What was not predicted however, was that Clough’s contributions would not come from his stellar play... Read more »

Club Sports Continue to Thrive at Whitman

Club Sports Continue to Thrive at Whitman

February 4, 2016
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Highlight

Whitman club sports offer everyone on campus a way to play a sport at an extremely high level while also giving those who are simply looking for a good time a chance to have fun and bond with new teammates. The Club Tennis team had many new players join a team that competed hard all of last year,... Read more »

Whitman Swim Drops Regular Season Finale, Looks Toward Repeat Conference Championship

Whitman Swim Drops Regular Season Finale, Looks Toward Repeat Conference Championship

February 4, 2016
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, SPORTS, Varsity Sports

The men’s and women’s swim teams have both finished their regular seasons after an intense matchup this past weekend at Whitworth. It was a difficult matchup, with Whitworth gunning for revenge after losing to Whitman last year in the NWC Championship. Unfortunately, neither the men’s nor the women’s t... Read more »

Super Bowl 50 features seasoned vet vs. talented newcomer

Alec Rainsford
January 28, 2016
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Highlight

The Super Bowl match up has been set, and with storylines abound this should be one of the best in years. Perhaps the most exciting element of this matchup is the juxtaposition between the respective quarterbacks. On one side there is athletic specimen, and likely MVP, Cam Newton, and, against all odds, on ... Read more »

Men’s Basketball eyes NWC title after historic beginning to ’15-16 campaign

Alden Glass
January 28, 2016
Filed under Men's Basketball, SPORTS, Varsity Sports

During the final home game of the fall semester, the Sherwood Athletic Center echoed with chants of "undefeated" in the aftermath of yet another Whitman men’s basketball win. With an impressive 9-0 start to the 2015-16 season, the excitement and anticipation around this team was almost visibl... Read more »

Balanced scoring, consistent team play leads to strong start for women’s hoops

Balanced scoring, consistent team play leads to strong start for women’s hoops

January 28, 2016
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, SPORTS, Varsity Sports, Women's Basketball

While the rest of Whitman’s student body was enjoying their month off, the Women’s Basketball team was racking up wins while traveling all around the country. They finished the break 5-1 overall (3-1 in Conference), pushing their record to 12-2 (5-1). After a brief week of relaxing and spending ti... Read more »

Men’s swim sets sights on repeat title

Men’s swim sets sights on repeat title

December 7, 2015
Filed under SPORTS, Varsity Sports

The Whitman College men’s swimming team has been faced with the task of defending a championship, one of the most difficult things to do in sports. In the past, Whitman had been able to play up their position as the underdog and fight their way to the top under the radar, but this year is a differen... Read more »

College Football Playoffs/Heisman

December 7, 2015
Filed under SPORTS

Well, that’s it. The college football regular season has ended and the playoffs are set. The storm that was the 2015 season has finally passed, leaving countless highlight plays, unforgettable mistakes and unfathomable miracles in its wake. Out of last weekend’s conference playoffs come a group o... Read more »

Whitman athletics: a fall in review, strong spring to come

Whitman athletics: a fall in review, strong spring to come

December 7, 2015
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, SPORTS, Varsity Sports

Whitman Athletics got off to a strong start to the 2015-16 season as seven teams played their fall seasons. Even before the season there was excitement, as the soccer teams got to play with the members of Mumford and Sons when part of their pre-season practices overlapped with the Gentlemen of the Road... Read more »

Women’s Basketball rolls to strong ’15-16 start

November 30, 2015
Filed under SPORTS, Varsity Sports, Women's Basketball

At 4-0, the Whitman women’s basketball team has gotten off to their best start since the National finalist team a couple of years ago and have affirmed their Conference title aspirations for this season. Not only are they winning, but they are doing so in convincing fashion, beating their first four... Read more »

Third Annual “Who Do You Run For?” supports cancer battles with 24-hour run

Cole Anderson, Sports Editor
November 30, 2015
Filed under Cross Country, SPORTS, Sports Highlight

“It always strikes me just how many people have been affected by cancer. This event is amazing at bringing everyone together in a cause that has affected so many of us. We run together for our loved ones who have had cancer, and also for our teammates who have been affected by cancer. It is an amazing act of solidarity that really makes me, and I hope my teammates as well, feel supported,” said Patterson

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Whitman Sweets gain young talent, look to improve on last year’s impressive results

Whitman Sweets gain young talent, look to improve on last year’s impressive results

Alden Glass
November 29, 2015
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, SPORTS

As most Whitties were headed for home and family, Whitman’s Ultimate Frisbee teams traveled to Seattle for the University of Washington’s annual Sundodger Tournament. The men’s team placed fourth in a strong showing at the end of fall season while the Lady Sweets had to settle for a one day round... Read more »