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UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 15, 2018, 7:37 p.m.

Pass defense, key rushing scores help Whitworth hold off Chapman to remain unbeaten

Quarterback Leif Ericksen, known for his throwing ability, passed for 324 yards, but added a rushing touchdown. So-called running quarterback Connor Johnson came through with a rushing touchdown, but also …


Whitworth closes out nonconference play with tough test against Chapman

The Pirates wrap up their brief two-game non-conference slate when they host the Chapman Panthers, reigning champion of their southern California conference, the SCIAC.


Whitworth wide receiver Garrett McKay turns after-hours work into on-field success

The sun is starting to set on the Pine Bowl. His Whitworth teammates have left the practice facility, but senior Garrett McKay is still running sprints, from one end zone …


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 1, 2018, 8:49 p.m.

Leif Ericksen takes over Whitworth offense in season-opening rout of La Verne

After coasting to a 53-0 win at home last season over La Verne, Whitworth once again put its celebratory cannon to work after beating the Leopards 38-2 on Saturday on …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 31, 2018, 5:42 p.m.

New-look Whitworth welcomes La Verne to the Pine Bowl in season opener

Whitworth leads the series 11-1 and has won the last four meetings after dropping a game to La Verne in 2013.


Casting call: Quarterback still a question mark for Whitworth team with high expectations

The cast of characters is changing at Whitworth. However, the entertainment factor will remain high at the Pine Bowl, where the Pirates will host six games while continuing coach Rod …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 17, 2018, 5:56 p.m.

Whitworth quarterbacks finally get a chance to air it out at Pine Bowl

For the Whitworth quarterbacks, Friday morning’s practice was a breath of fresh air and a lot more.


Move indoors because of poor air quality fails to dampen Pirates’ enthusiasm

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 …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 10, 2018, 4 p.m.

Five questions heading into camp: Whitworth Pirates

Even with the graduation of star quarterback Ian Kolste and six other offensive starters, Whitworth has high expectations this year.


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 20, 2017, 10:22 a.m.

Spokane company helps renovate Safeco Field playing surface

Mark Albin got called up recently to the big leagues.


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 16, 2017, 6:38 a.m.

Huckleberries: Sometimes it’s best to stop searching for cell service

For many of the fans of the Whitworth Pirates, the home game with the Willamette Bearcats Saturday was Senior Day. For St. Vinny’s director Jeff Conroy of Coeur d’Alene and …


NWC honors Whitworth QB Ian Kolste

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.

Ian Kolste leads Whitworth to rout over winless Willamette in season finale

Rod Sandberg made a simple request ahead of Whitworth’s season finale against winless Willamette. “Put the hammer down,” the Whitworth coach said.


Whitworth knows never to relax against Willamette in long football rivalry

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.


Whitworth builds Hawaiian pipeline by welcoming Polynesian culture

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 …


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 3, 2017, 6:37 p.m.

Fresh off victory, Whitworth football heads back to Oregon

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 …


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.


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)


George Fox builds huge lead while defeating Whitworth for first time

This wasn’t exactly the big comeback Rod Sandberg had hoped for.


Game preview: George Fox at Whitworth

The 22-ranked Whitworth Pirates (3-1) are looking for their first Northwest Conference win after falling to powerhouse Linfield 38-9 last week in the NWC opener for both teams.


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.


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 …


Fast-starting Whitworth takes on perennial power Linfield

It’s the conference showdown Whitworth fans seem to look forward to – or dread – every season, the Pirates vs. Northwest Conference powerhouse Linfield.


Ian Kolste sets career passing records in Whitworth’s romp over La Verne

Not even three full games into his senior season, Whitworth quarterback Ian Kolste set the school’s all-time passing record.


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 2, 2017, 5:01 p.m.

Whitworth routs Central Iowa in season opener

Ian Kolste completed 37 of his 47 passes for 473 yards and six touchdowns to help Whitworth rout Central Iowa 56-13 in a season opener at Schipper Stadium.


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 9:31 p.m.

Preview: Whitworth at Central Iowa

Whitworth looks to avenge a 2016 overtime loss to Central Iowa


Whitworth’s 2017 difference maker: Garrett McKay

Defenses will need to know where junior Garrett McKay is at all times.