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Whitworth takes on road challenge against Pacific’s tough running game

Whitworth is looking for its third consecutive win when the Pirates head to Forest Grove, Oregon, on Saturday to face the Pacific Boxers.

Area roundup: Sasquatch wrap up East Region men’s soccer title

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Ian Kolste returns at quarterback to set another record in Whitworth’s victory

One of the Whitworth’s press box officials shuffled through a packet of papers with some notes on the Pirates’ all-time records for quarterbacks.

Fresh off big win, Whitworth aims for same story against Puget Sound

Things don’t always work out the way the football gods say they will. Just ask the Huskies over in Seattle, or the Cougars down in Pullman.

Leif Ericksen steps in at quarterback to lead Whitworth past Pacific Lutheran

Sophomore Leif Ericksen shook off an early interception in his first start and Tariq Ellis accounted for the only score of the second half with a 60-yard run to lift …

Game preview: Whitworth at Pacific Lutheran

Kickoff: Saturday, 1 p.m., Sparks Stadium, Puyallup, Washington Records: Whitworth (3-2, 0-2 Northwest Conference), Pacific Lutheran (1-2, 1-1)

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 5, 2017, 7:22 p.m.

Whitworth receiver Nick Kiourkas, coach Alan Stanfield boast eight-year connection

Whitworth wasn’t on Nick Kiourkas’ radar when he was searching for a place to land after high school graduation.

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 10:18 p.m.

Area roundup: Michele Whan, Molly Webster lead Pirates over Blues

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Eighth-ranked Linfield’s defense dominates in victory over No. 14 Whitworth

In the battle of the unstoppable force, No. 14 Whitworth’s high-powered offense, against the immovable object, No. 8 Linfield’s defense, the defense ruled Saturday as the Wildcats dropped the previously …

Whitworth Pirates take rubber game from Puget Sound Loggers in baseball

Daniel Casanova and Jacob Silva each drove in two runs and the Whitworth Pirates (14-10, 6-9) used a four-run top of the seventh inning to post a 6-2 win over …

UPDATED: Mon., March 27, 2017, 11:04 p.m.

Whitworth Pirates sweep Pacific Boxers in softball

Tessa Matthews went 3 for 3 with three runs batted in to power the Whitworth Pirates (19-5, 10-2) to a 6-4 victory over the Pacific Boxers (5-18, 3-10) and a …

Whitworth splits baseball doubleheader

Garrett Hughes and Jordan McGowan both hit grand slams and the Pirates (12-9) salvaged the second game of a nonconference doubleheader against the Blues (11-12) with a 12-7 victory in …

D3hoops honors Whitworth Pirates duo

Whitworth Pirates seniors Kenny Love, a guard, and forward Christian Jurlina were named to the All-West Region second team, it was announced on Monday.

UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 11:07 p.m.

Whitworth to open NCAAs in Walla Walla against Claremont-M-S

At least Whitworth won’t have to catch a long-distance plane flight to this year’s NCAA Division III basketball tournament.

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 21, 2017, 3:18 p.m.

Whitworth pounds Redlands on diamond

Joel Condreay went 5 for 6 – all singles – with two runs batted in and two runs scored and Ryan Bird and Nicholas Nerud each had three hits and …

Whitworth’s Wilber wins 200 backstroke at NWC swimming championships

Whitworth’s Patrick Wilber won the men’s 200-yard backstroke and the Pirate men finished third at Northwest Conference Swimming Championships on Sunday in Federal Way, Washington.

Whitworth women run cold in fourth in loss to Pacific

Sarah Curl scored 20 points with nine rebounds and Pacific pulled away in the fourth quarter and beat visiting Whitworth 62-47 in a Northwest Conference game on Saturday in Forest …

Whitworth preseason favorite to repeat as NWC baseball champs

Whitworth has emerged as the favorite to win a second consecutive Northwest Conference baseball title in 2017, according to a pre-season poll of the league’s nine coaches as announced by …

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 11:34 p.m.

Whitman’s men run past Pirates in Division III showdown

The good news? Whitworth is still in second place in the Northwest Conference

Whitworth men dominate at free-throw line to dispatch Pacific Lutheran

The Whitworth Pirates learned a little more about themselves Saturday night.

Locally: Four area cross country coaches honored by state association

Four coaches with area ties were honored Friday when the Washington State Cross Country Coaches Association gathered in Tacoma.

Washington, Idaho and Whitworth football previews

The Pirates face the ultimate trap game by traveling to take on a Pioneers team trying to do anything it can to notch its first win of the season.

Whitworth’s ground game leads Pirates past Willamette

Kicking miscues and turnovers had Whitworth on the ropes late in the game, but the Pirates found their groove in the fourth quarter and pulled away Saturday for a 34-14 …

College roundup: Eagles notch first postseason win in women’s soccer

College roundup: Chloe Williams’ 15th goal of the season was historic.

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Whitworth’s softball season ends with regional shutout

For the third straight game and the final time this season, Whitworth’s bats went ice cold at an inopportune time.

Whitworth softball aims to take next step while hosting regional tournament

The Whitworth softball team won its first conference championship last year, but even with 31 wins the Pirates were left off the “at large” list for the NCAA Division III …

College sports: Four area athletes receive weekly honors

Eastern Washington senior Kaytlyn Coleman received her third consecutive athlete of the week honor Tuesday when the Big Sky Conference saluted her performance at the Mt. Sac Relays.

College baseball: UCLA sweeps Washington State to open Pac-12 Conference play

Griffin Canning scattered six hits over eight innings Saturday to lead UCLA (10-7) to a 5-2 win over Washington State in the first game of a Pac-12 Conference season-opening sweep …

College baseball: Utah Valley trips up Washington State in 11 innings

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