Stories tagged: Northwest Conference
Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 8:45 p.m.
The atmosphere was thick with enthusiasm Monday morning among the Whitworth football players and even the coaches. It was even thicker than the air itself. After an opening day in …
Fri., June 1, 2018, 6:21 p.m.
After high school, Hugh Smith had no college offers to play baseball and was ready to move on from the game to pursue a bio-engineering degree at the University of …
Thu., April 19, 2018, 10:06 p.m.
Whitworth junior Hugh Smith was recognized as Northwest Conference Pitcher of the Year, the league office announced Thursday.
Tue., April 17, 2018, 4:51 p.m.
Area roundup: Whitworth completes Northwest Conference softball regular season with home sweep of Willamette
Kelsey Downey hit a grand slam in the fourth inning Tuesday and Whitworth defeated visiting Willamette 13-5 in five innings in the opener of a Northwest Conference softball doubleheader sweep.
UPDATED: Thu., March 15, 2018, 5:10 p.m.
The honors continue to pour in for Whitworth’s Kyle Roach.
UPDATED: Mon., March 12, 2018, 8:33 p.m.
Whitworth Pirates junior Kyle Roach was named the 2018 Division III West Region Player of the Year by the National Association of Basketball Coaches, it was announced on Monday.
UPDATED: Thu., March 1, 2018, 6:25 p.m.
The Whitworth men have been down this road before: west on I-90, then south to Walla Walla. On Friday, the Pirates will make their third and most important trip of …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 24, 2018, 10:46 p.m.
Kyle Roach took a pass near midcourt, dribbled down the left side and drilled a 30-foot jumper as time expired to give Whitworth the Northwest Conference Tournament men’s basketball championship …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 22, 2018, 10:38 p.m.
Hitting their stride while taking the Puget Sound Loggers out of theirs, the Whitworth Pirates pulled away for a 97-79 Northwest Conference semifinal win at the Fieldhouse on Thursday night.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 21, 2018, 5:37 p.m.
Unselfish when his team needed it and demanding the ball when the script was flipped, Kyle Roach was rewarded Wednesday be being named the Most Valuable Player in the Northwest …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 17, 2018, 9:12 p.m.
The Whitworth Pirates are in playoff mode. The switch – along with the momentum in Saturday’s home game against Willamette – was flipped midway through the second half.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 15, 2018, 5:26 p.m.
At the end of a crazy week, the Whitworth players kept their composure. Going forward, that might be worth as much as any win, though the Pirates would have taken …
Tue., Feb. 6, 2018, 10:53 p.m.
Whitworth still has a serious case of the Blues.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 2, 2018, 10:31 p.m.
Ben College and Garrett Hull combined for 39 points Friday to lead a balance attack as Whitworth stormed past Pacific 89-67 in Northwest Conference men’s basketball play in Forest Grove, …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 26, 2018, 11:10 p.m.
After routing Pacific Lutheran by nearly 20 points earlier in the season, Matt Logie was looking for another easy win.
Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 5:51 p.m.
If history is any guide, Whitworth will bounce back from last week’s loss at Whitman and climb back up the Division III basketball poll.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 9, 2018, 10:54 p.m.
The Whitman Blues lived up to their No. 1 ranking Tuesday, placing six players in double figures during a 91-75 win over the Whitworth Pirates.
Sat., Jan. 6, 2018, 8:44 p.m.
This was no time for complacency. Three days before a date with the No. 1 team in the land, Whitworth could have looked past Pacific on Saturday night.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 5, 2018, 11:29 p.m.
It had to be tougher than Whitworth made it look in the first half.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 4, 2018, 4:53 p.m.
In addition to a pair of wins, Whitworth picked up some valuable momentum by winning last weekend’s Whitworth Basketball Classic.
Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 5:45 p.m.
Did any college men’s basketball program have a more exciting offseason than Whitworth?
Mon., Nov. 13, 2017
Northwest Conference football coaches named Whitworth senior quarterback Ian Kolste the NWC Offensive Player of the Year, the conference announced on Monday.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 9:41 p.m.
Rod Sandberg made a simple request ahead of Whitworth’s season finale against winless Willamette. “Put the hammer down,” the Whitworth coach said.
Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 8:31 p.m.
Willamette never makes things simple. Over the last three seasons, head coach Rod Sandberg has found that Whitworth’s second-longest rival usually saves its toughest battles for the Pirates.
Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 10:13 p.m.
Chase Takaki grew up knowing he would have to eventually leave his home in Hawaii. The now-senior wide receiver at Whitworth was faced with the choice so many young football …
Sat., Nov. 4, 2017, 5:39 p.m.
Ian Kolste threw for 305 yards to lead visiting Whitworth University to a 48-7 win at Lewis & Clark College on Saturday afternoon and also reach 10,000 yards of total …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 3, 2017, 6:37 p.m.
A week after Whitworth’s football team downed the Pacific Boxers 30-20 in Forest Grove, Oregon, the Pirates will make a U-turn back to Oregon on Saturday to face the Lewis …
Sat., Oct. 28, 2017, 8:04 p.m.
A 10-point swing over a 30-second span at the end of the third quarter proved to be the difference for visiting Whitworth in a 30-20 win at Pacific University in …
Fri., Oct. 27, 2017, 4:27 p.m.
Whitworth is looking for its third consecutive win when the Pirates head to Forest Grove, Oregon, on Saturday to face the Pacific Boxers.
Wed., Oct. 25, 2017, 10:09 p.m.