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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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College softball: Whitworth splits home doubleheader

College softball: Whitworth splits home doubleheader

Whitworth handles Puget Sound, will face PLU for NWC title

Puget Sound made it a game early, but the Loggers couldn’t chop down Whitworth center Drew Sears Thursday night as he led the No. 3 Pirates to a 75-58 win. …

Women’s basketball: Undefeated George Fox ends Whitworth’s season

Kaitlin Jamieson, Justine Benner and Kim Frost combined for 50 points Thursday as undefeated George Fox ended Whitworth’s season with a 95-64 victory in a Northwest Conference semifinal at Newberg, …

George Valle is Mr. Everything for Whitworth

George Valle was part of the first official recruiting class for Matt Logie after he was hired to lead Whitworth after Jim Hayford left for Eastern Washington.

KC McConnell has made an impact on Whitworth women’s basketball program

“Beach Body by KC,” the Whitworth women’s basketball players the off-season conditioning program that was the brainchild of guard KC McConnell from Clarkston.

Whits roll past Willamette on senior night

No. 5 Whitworth started strong Saturday night and rode senior star George Valle to an impressive 72-53 victory over the same Willamette team that took the Pirates to overtime in …

Whitworth center Drew Sears making big strides

Leading up to No. 5 Whitworth’s recent run of success, 6-foot-10 center Drew Sears played the role of a big man who never played in big moments.

Area roundup: EWU’s Coleman, Tarbert earn Big Sky track and field honors

Area roundup

Whitman hands Whitworth men first loss


Top-ranked Whitworth turns to big scorers to sink Puget Sound

The Puget Sound Loggers tried to shoot their way to an upset Saturday night, but No. 1 Whitworth again turned to its big three scorers for an 87-68 victory.

Top-ranked Whitworth men work overtime to edge Willamette

Kenny Love made a pair of free throws with 35 seconds left in the fourth quarter Friday and the top-ranked Whitworth men opened the overtime period on a 5-0 run …

No. 2 Whitworth faces perennial powers in Las Vegas

The No. 2 Whitworth Pirates are gambling that a mid-season tournament in Las Vegas will help prepare them for another late-season run.

Second-ranked Whitworth men defeat Millsaps, improve to 9-0

The No. 2 Whitworth men’s basketball team led from the start Saturday and crushed an overmatched Millsaps College 86-47 in the first game for Pirates transfer guard AJ Grant.

Undefeated Whitworth men will receive boost to lineup

The No. 2 Whitworth men’s basketball team has taken down all comers early in the season, but the Pirates are about to get a new weapon that could make them …

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Whitworth senior forward KC McConnell was named Northwest Conference women’s basketball student-athlete of the week after helping the Pirates to two wins last weekend, the conference announced Tuesday.

Second-ranked Whitworth men storm back in second half to beat Linfield

The No. 2 Whitworth men struggled to get going for a second consecutive night Saturday, but the Pirates overcame a halftime deficit and toppled Linfield late for a 63-49 victory.

Men’s basketball: Whitworth’s Matt Staudacher earns NWC honor

Whitworth senior guard Matt Staudacher was named Northwest Conference Student-Athlete of the Week after leading the Pirates to two wins at last weekend’s Rocky Mountain Thanksgiving Classic, the conference announced …

Whitworth Pirates will have core of their football team returning next season

The Whitworth Pirates football team heads into the winter relishing a season that was marred only by a pair of losses to No. 2-ranked Linfield.

Whitworth’s successful football season ends with playoff loss at Linfield

Whitworth’s football team rolled over nine opponents this year on the way to one of the best seasons in school history. In Saturday’s first-round Division III playoff game against Northwest …

Men’s basketball: Whitworth holds off each Caltech rally

Kenny Love scored 19 points and George Valle added 15 points and nine rebounds Friday to carry third-ranked Whitworth (2-0) to an 80-58 victory over visiting Caltech in nonconference play …

Women’s basketball: Washington State improves to 3-0

Freshman Borislava Hristova scored 23 points and added seven rebounds Friday as Washington State improved to 3-0 with a 70-57 victory over Nevada (0-3) in the opening game of the …

John Blanchette: Whitworth’s Rod Sandberg uses his platform for more than winning

Football 2015 began at Whitworth University under a choking shroud from the relentless August wildfires that chased the Pirates – and everyone else in this area code – indoors.

Whitworth’s George Valle earns NWC weekly award

Whitworth senior forward George Valle was named Northwest Conference men’s basketball student-athlete of the week