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Whitworth patches together a narrow victory

Whitworth football coach John Tully neatly summarized the Pirates’ thrilling 17-14 nonconference victory over Chapman on Saturday. “Our guys are playing with a lot of guts and Band-Aids, man,” said …


Whitworth patches together win for 4-0 start

Whitworth football coach John Tully neatly summarized the Pirates’ thrilling 17-14 nonconference victory over Chapman on Saturday.


Whitworth plays home opener after three victories

The Whitworth Pirates are 3-0 for the first time since 2006 and today they’ll play a home game for the first time this season. All is good, except for an …


Pirates approach home opener with 3-0 record

The Whitworth Pirates are 3-0 for the first time since 2006 and today they’ll play a home game for the first time this season.


Whitworth football returns to California

The Whitworth Pirates are racking up wins and air miles. The Pirates (2-0), back in California for the second straight week, face La Verne tonight. It’ll be the Leopards’ season …


Whits back on the road, 3-0 record in mind

The Whitworth Pirates are racking up wins and air miles.


Whitworth takes on Poets in California

Whitworth’s second test of the young college football season is similar to its first. The Pirates are on the road again, taking on a nonconference opponent they’ve never faced with …


Pirates prepare for new test with Poets

Whitworth’s second test of the young college football season is similar to its first.


Whitworth football opens with convincing win

Ronnie Thomas ran for 161 yards and three touchdowns as Whitworth jumped ahead early and eased past College of St. Scholastica for a 28-13 season-opening nonconference football win Saturday afternoon …


Pirates open against unfamiliar foe

The Whitworth Pirates open their football season today against St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minn., with appropriate levels of enthusiasm and optimism, and a healthy dose of the unknown. It’s the …


Pirates’ opener steps into unknown territory

The Whitworth Pirates open their season today against St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minn., with appropriate levels of enthusiasm and optimism, and a healthy dose of the unknown.


NWC story lines

Road, sweet road If you want to see the Pirates in person early on this season, you might want to stop by practice. Whitworth opens with three straight road games …


Winning combination

Whitworth’s first football practice was halfway over when sophomore quarterback Bryan Peterson rolled right and on the move fired a 35-yard rope that hit a receiver in stride. Head coach …


Whitworth football confident of turnaround

Whitworth is coming off its first losing football season since 2003, but the Pirates don’t expect it to become a habit. “It’s been a long time and we want it …


Whitworth football confident of turnaround

Whitworth is coming off its first losing football season since 2003, but the Pirates don’t expect it to become a habit. “It’s been a long time and we want it …


Whitworth ends ‘growing year’

The football season is ending a tad too early for Whitworth coach John Tully. “It’s been a growing year,” said Tully, whose Pirates close the season on the road against …


Whitworth closes out season at UPS

The football season is ending a tad too early for Whitworth coach John Tully. “It’s been a growing year,” said Tully, whose Pirates close the season on the road against …


Whitworth falls shy of upsetting Linfield

The Whitworth Pirates did nearly all of the things upset-minded football teams put on their checklist when trying to knock off the conference bully. They started fast and finished fast. …


Whits host Linfield

Fresh from knocking off one of the Northwest Conference’s preseason favorites, Whitworth shifts its attention toward another today. The Pirates (3-5, 2-2) finally broke through in a close game, edging …


Whitworth faces biggest challenge of season

Fresh from knocking off one of the Northwest Conference’s preseason favorites, the Whitworth Pirates shift their attention toward another on Saturday.


Whitworth has sizable task

In a football season filled with challenges, Whitworth faces another big one today. The Pirates must find a way to deal with Willamette’s sizable offensive and defensive fronts when the …


Whitworth host to winless Pacific at Pine Bowl today

Sometimes it’s not only how you play but who you play. The Whitworth Pirates are struggling at 1-5, but those losses have come against opponents with a combined 22-5 record. …


Whits at 4-0 Pioneers

Lewis & Clark’s and Whitworth’s football teams are turning back the clock. That’s a welcome change for the upstart Pioneers, not so much for the Pirates. Whitworth’s run of 12 …


Whitworth football trying to get over hump

Lewis & Clark’s and Whitworth’s football teams are turning back the clock. That’s a welcome change for the upstart Pioneers, not so much for the Pirates.


Whitworth suffers emotional setback

The Whitworth Pirates, who had already suffered through three close losses, endured their most painful defeat of the season Saturday. Just when it appeared the Pirates had forced overtime with …


Whits look for good finish

The Whitworth Pirates have played pretty good football, but they don’t have a lot to show for it. The Pirates’ 1-3 record could easily be flip-flopped, but they’ve let two …


Whitworth Pirates take on another challenge in Menlo

A week after playing well but falling short against a quality opponent, the Whitworth Pirates get a second chance today when Menlo visits the Pine Bowl. Menlo, formerly a football-only …


Another big test for Whitworth football team

A week after playing well but falling short against a quality opponent, the Whitworth Pirates get a second chance Saturday when Menlo visits the Pine Bowl.


Whitworth falls shy of 17th-ranked Redlands

The Whitworth Pirates showed they could play with 17th-ranked Redlands, but playing with the Bulldogs wasn’t their objective. Whitworth had two costly fumbles and an ill-fated deflection helped sink the …


Whitworth faces tall task in Redlands

Whitworth and Redlands today renew their nonconference football rivalry for the eighth straight year and the Pirates face a stiff challenge to stop the visitors’ four-game winning streak in the …