Stories tagged: pirates
Mon., April 10, 2017, 11:03 a.m.
Somali official: Somali security forces rescue hijacked boat
Security forces recovered an Indian-registered boat hijacked by Somali pirates nearly a week ago, but nine of the crew are still being held hostage, a Somali official said Monday.
UPDATED: Sat., April 8, 2017, 10:54 p.m.
Suspected Somali pirates attack ship off Yemen
A vessel has been attacked and possibly boarded off the coast of war-ravaged Yemen, a piracy watchdog said late Saturday.
Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 11:30 p.m.
Christian Jurlina scores 26, Whitworth topples George Fox again, 91-70
Christina Jurlina hit 26 points, three points shy of his careeer high, as the Whitworth Pirates shut down the George Fox Bruins 91-70 for the second time this season.
Sat., Jan. 14, 2017, 9:07 p.m.
Whitworth men dominate at free-throw line to dispatch Pacific Lutheran
The Whitworth Pirates learned a little more about themselves Saturday night.
Sat., Jan. 7, 2017, 10:37 p.m.
Whitworth holds off Linfield 87-81 for second NWC win
Whitworth learned just enough from losses to bounce back on Saturday night and beat the Linfield Wildcats 87-81. Saturday’s showing gave the Bucs their second feat in the NWC and …
Sat., Nov. 26, 2016, 11:50 p.m.
Kenny Love’s 25 points power Whitworth
Kenny Love scored 25 points and Kyle Roach grabbed 20 points to lead the Whitworth Pirates in a 87-63 victory over the Schreiner Mountaineers to close out the Quality Inn …
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 11:20 p.m.
Kyle Roach scores 28 points to guide Whitworth rally
Graduating George Valle, a National Association of Basketball Coaches third-team All-American and Northwest Conference Player of the Year, was undoubtedly a big loss for the Whitworth Pirates.
Sat., Nov. 19, 2016, 9:59 p.m.
Kyle Roach scores 20 points as Whitworth edges St. Olaf in opener
Sophomore guard Kyle Roach might only have a year under his belt at Whitworth, but he’s already proved his place on the starting roster alongside the Pirates’ four senior captains.
Fri., Nov. 11, 2016, 5:46 p.m.
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.
Wed., Nov. 9, 2016, 3:41 p.m.
Women’s soccer: Amy Edwards out as Gonzaga coach
The contract GU women’s soccer coach Amy Edwards has not been renewed.
Fri., Nov. 4, 2016, 9:38 p.m.
Women’s basketball: Whitworth loses to alumni team in exhibition
KC McConnell led four players in double figures with 17 points Friday as Whitworth’s alumni team defeated Whitworth 67-62 in women’s basketball exhibition play.
Fri., Nov. 4, 2016, 9:33 p.m.
Men’s basketball: Idaho topples Lewis-Clark State in exhibition
Jordan Scott and Brayon Blake scored 14 points apiece Friday as Idaho completed its men’s basketball exhibition schedule with an 80-66 win over Lewis-Clark State in Moscow, Idaho. Blake also …
Sat., Oct. 22, 2016, 8:55 a.m.
26 fishermen freed after being held by Somali pirates since 2012
The crew of a fishing vessel hijacked by Somali pirates in March 2012 was freed after payment of a ransom, officials said.
Wed., Aug. 24, 2016, 8:18 p.m.
Mon., Aug. 22, 2016, 7:08 p.m.
Baseball notebook: A’s fine Butler, Valencia following clubhouse fight
The Athletics fined Billy Butler and Danny Valencia on Monday after they were involved in a clubhouse fight last week that led to Butler being placed on the seven-day concussion …
Fri., July 15, 2016, 7:16 p.m.
Baseball notes: Piniella cheers as Suzuki chases 3,000 hits
Still unsure exactly what to expect from the Japanese newcomer, Lou Piniella kept waiting for the rookie to pull a ball. Too many hits sprayed to left field, he thought- …
Thu., June 2, 2016, 8:04 p.m.
Baseball Notes: No discipline for Dodgers in laser flap at Citi Field
The Los Angeles Dodgers aren’t going to face any discipline from Major League Baseball over the laser flap at Citi Field last weekend.
Sat., May 28, 2016, 6:58 p.m.
College track and field: Whitworth’s Andrew Bloom wins national title in men’s javelin
Whitworth’s Andrew Bloom won the men’s javelin title as the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships completed their three-day run in Waverly, Iowa.
Fri., May 27, 2016, 11:48 p.m.
College baseball: Tyler Frost’s home run in 10th inning gives Gonzaga shot at WCC Championship
Chris Baker’s run-scoring triple in the ninth inning Friday allowed the Washington Huskies to tie for first place in the Pac-12 Conference with a 5-4 victory over Utah in Salt …
Wed., May 25, 2016, 8:39 p.m.
Area roundup: Whitworth’s Corey Burt best in West
Tue., May 24, 2016, 7:14 p.m.
Baseball Notes: Vogelsong recovering after wild pitch
Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Ryan Vogelsong remained hospitalized with swelling and multiple facial fractures on Tuesday, a day after the veteran took a 92 mph fastball to the head from Colorado’s …
Mon., May 23, 2016, 6:38 p.m.
Baseball notebook: Ventura: says relievers, media pose threats to Bradley’s streak
Robin Ventura holds the longest hitting streak in major college baseball at 58 games. But the Chicago White Sox manager thinks Boston’s Jackie Bradley Jr. faces many more obstacles as …
Sat., May 14, 2016, 5:49 p.m.
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.
Fri., May 6, 2016, 8:54 p.m.
College track and field: Mason Villarma runs third-fastest men’s 1,500 in Gonzaga history
Mason Villarma ran the third-fastest men’s 1,500 meters in Gonzaga track and field history Friday during the Oregon Twilight at Hayward Field in Eugene.
Tue., April 19, 2016, 6:43 p.m.
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.
Thu., April 14, 2016, 10:39 p.m.
College track and field: Whitworth’s Katie McKay breaks school record in women’s 400 meters
Senior Katie McKay broke her school record in the 400-meter dash and Whitworth’s men and women earned team victories Thursday at the Whitworth Twilight track and field meet.
Sat., March 19, 2016, 9:09 p.m.
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 …
Sat., March 19, 2016, 8:31 p.m.
College swimming: Whitworth’s Wes Walton places 13th at national meet
Whitworth’s Wes Walton completed his Pirates career Saturday with a 13th-place finish in the men’s 200-yard backstroke during the final day of competition at the NCAA Division III Swimming and …
Sat., March 19, 2016, 8:16 p.m.
College softball: Whitworth ends Tufts’ 53-game winning streak
Madi Perez threw a six-hitter Saturday as Whitworth ended three-time defending national champion Tufts University’s 53-game winning streak with a 6-0 triumph at The Spring Games in Clermont, Florida.
Sat., March 5, 2016, 10:20 p.m.
College baseball: Utah Valley trips up Washington State in 11 innings