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Bruins' ninth-inning rally downs Whits

NEWBERG, Ore. — George Fox right fielder Zach Rapacz slugged a grand slam home run to cap a six-run Bruins rally in the bottom of the ninth inning here Sunday to stun Whitman 6-5 in the first game of a three-game Northwest Conference baseball series.

Whitman women win first lacrosse game

Sixty-nine seconds. That’s all it took for Hannah Trettenero to get Whitman College out in front during the first varsity women’s lacrosse game in program history Sunday afternoon at the Whitman Athletics Fields.

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Whit lacrosse makes jump to varsity sport

The Missionaries open their inaugural varsity campaign against Linfield at noon today.

Whit women’s tennis team extends win streak to seven

Whitman College’s women’s tennis team ran its win streak to seven with Saturday afternoon’s 9-0 Northwest Conference victory over visiting Pacific Lutheran College.

Whitman men’s tennis team falls at Stag-Hen

The 15th-ranked Missionaries of Whitman College and the eighth-ranked Lords from Kenyon College battled to the final points in the seventh-place match Saturday at the prestigious Stag-Hen Invitational.

Whitman drops pair to Coyotes

College of Idaho picks up two one-run victories over the Whitman baseball team on Tuesday.

Whits Nguyen, Friedman NWC athletes of week

Whitman College women’s golfer Phoebe Nguyen and men’s tennis player Chase Friedman garnered Northwest Conference student-athlete of the week awards for performances last week.

Missionary men net pair of victories

BELLEVUE — Whitman College’s 13th-ranked men’s tennis team continued its weekend march through the northwest part of the state, winning a pair of matches by identical 9-0 scores Sunday.

Missionary men move up to fifth on final day

BREMERTON — A strong Sunday, with all four Missionary golfers shooting in the 70s, helped move Whitman College’s men’s golf team up one place in the final standings from Saturday’s round as it finished the Puget Sound Invitational in fifth place with a two-day total of 636 strokes at the Gold Mountain Golf Complex.

Nguyen leads Whits to UPS Invite title

BREMERTON — Phoebe Nguyen captured individual medalist honors and she and her Whitman College teammates went on to grab the team trophy as well after Sunday’s closing day of the Puget Sound Invitational at the Gold Mountain Golf Complex.

Missionary men’s tennis team beats NWC foes UPS, Whitworth

Whitman College’s men’s tennis team finished off a Northwest Conference two-fer day on opposite sides of the state Saturday as part of the squad downed host University of Puget Sound, 9-0, shortly after the other half of the team had finished off host Whitworth University, 7-2, on the other side of the state in Spokane.

Missionary women card clean sweep at Whit Classic

A pair of wins Sunday gave the Whitman College women’s tennis team a clean sweep of its matches while hosting the three-day Winter Classic at the Bratton Indoor Tennis Center.

Missionaries down Pirates, 5-2

Anthony Lim knocked in three base-runners in a three-hit afternoon, and starting pitcher Will Thompson scattered eight hits in earning the win Sunday as Whitman College sank visiting Whitworth, 5-2, in Northwest Conference baseball action under sunny skies at Borleske Stadium.

Whitman tennis team beats Whittier

The Missionaries sweep singles play en route to the 8-1 win.

Bruins outrun Missionaries

George Fox opens up a huge first-half lead and outlasts Whitman’s second-half run for a 78-64 NWC semifinal victory.