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Pirates-Panthers capsule

The Pirates dominated La Verne last week, pillaging their way to a 39-0 halftime lead.


Whitworth rides potent first half to victory

Whitworth raced to a 39-0 halftime lead Saturday before letting up the on gas against La Verne. The Leopards scored 20 unanswered points, but the Pirates held on to win …


Whitworth gets on a roll, routs Whittier

Whitworth didn’t start sharply, but an improved Pirates defense held Whittier in check long enough to allow the offense to roll over the Poets in an impressive 47-11 season-opening win …


Whitworth opens with Whittier at Pine Bowl

The Whitworth Pirates earned coach Rod Sandberg’s first road victory last season with a 30-17 decision over Whittier. Sandberg said he knows little about the team the Poets are bringing …


Whitworth football opens at home vs. Whittier on Saturday

When the Whitworth Pirates held their final scrimmage last Friday, the team had almost as many starters on the sidelines as they did banging against each other on the field. …


Whitworth football opens at home vs. Whittier on Saturday

When the Whitworth Pirates held their final scrimmage last Friday, the team had almost as many starters on the sidelines as they did banging against each other on the field.


Area roundup: Brenna Bruil, Nicole Leonard power Pirates to volleyball win

Brenna Bruil had 10 kills and Nicole Leonard added nine kills, three aces and 10 digs to power the Whitworth Pirates to a hard-fought 25-23, 25-23, 26-24 sweep of the …


Whitworth soccer players suspended for blackface

A day after a social media post depicting Pirates women’s soccer players wearing blackface at an informal event, Whitworth University suspended the five players shown in the photograph. Despite missing …


College volleyball preview: GU on the rise

Gonzaga is coming off its best volleyball season in two decades. The Bulldogs don’t want to wait as long to reach more milestones. The Zags won eight WCC matches and …


Former Whitworth ace Dan Scheibe signs with Rangers, will play in Spokane

Dan Scheibe figured he’d probably take the degree he earned from Whitworth University and boost it to a doctorate in cognitive psychology. That plan is on hold thanks to a …


Area roundup: Whitworth baseball falls short at regional

The Whitworth Pirates baseball team battled back in the ninth inning before falling 7-6 to Millsaps in the opening round of the NCAA Division III West Regional in Tyler, Texas, …


College baseball notes: Whitworth postpones coach Dan Ramsay’s exit

PULLMAN – The era will end eventually – it wouldn’t be an era if it didn’t – but Whitworth coach Dan Ramsay and his seniors are delaying the inevitable for …


College baseball notes: Whitworth postpones coach Dan Ramsay’s exit

PULLMAN – The era will end eventually – it wouldn’t be an era if it didn’t – but Whitworth coach Dan Ramsay and his seniors are delaying the inevitable for …


Bats go quiet as Whitworth eliminated from NWC tournament

Whitworth’s magical softball season ran out of tricks Saturday as the Northwest Conference regular-season champion Pirates lost to George Fox 3-0 in the league tournament. The Pirates (31-12) set a …


College baseball: Recent play has Gonzaga thinking postseason

PULLMAN – Although righty Andrew Sopko has been one of the most effective starting pitchers in the West Coast Conference all season, until last week he’d never started a game …


Whitworth puts on playoff faces early

PULLMAN – A week ago Whitworth baseball coach Dan Ramsay told his players that it was time to start growing out their playoff beards. “But coach,” they replied. “The playoffs …


College baseball: Cougars off to rough start

PULLMAN – Washington State played seven baseball games on the road in 10 days and the worst team they faced, San Diego, is on the verge of being ranked in …


San Francisco scores first run off GU’s David Bigelow to beat Gonzaga

San Francisco finally figured out Gonzaga’s David Bigelow and parlayed it into a 4-3 victory Monday at GU and a 2-1 margin in the rain-interrupted West Coast Conference-opening baseball series. …


Whitworth men suffer heartbreaking defeat

ATLANTA – The NCAA Division III tournament is a whirlwind of emotions and the Whitworth Pirates played through an epic spin cycle which left them in a daze after falling …


Whitworth wins NCAA tournament opener

ATLANTA – As a result of the pairings, Whitworth University had to travel cross country to the Deep South to begin its 2015 tournament run. However, it was the visitors …


Pirates surge past Pioneers for title

Lewis & Clark took the lead with 8 minutes left but No. 16 Whitworth got several huge blocks and turned that momentum into a 69-58 win Saturday in Spokane that …


Whitworth men advance to NWC tournament championship

The No. 16 Whitworth Pirates turned a somewhat close game into an 89-64 blowout win over visiting Willamette on Thursday night to advance to the Northwest Conference tournament championship on …


Whitworth men advance to NWC tournament championship

The No. 16 Whitworth Pirates turned a somewhat close game into an 89-64 blowout win over visiting Willamette on Thursday night to advance to the Northwest Conference tournament championship on …


Whitworth men looking to keep good thing going

Having won its sixth consecutive conference crown, the Whitworth men’s basketball team enters the postseason with hard-won confidence.


Whitworth’s Kenny Love player of year in NWC

Despite not starting all of its games, Whitworth guard Kenny Love has been named the Northwest Conference men’s basketball player of the year. Love, a 6-foot-1 sophomore from Santa Rosa, …


Whitworth men secure sixth straight NWC basketball championship

George Valle converted a three-point play with 2.7 seconds left, and No. 19 Whitworth claimed its sixth straight Northwest Conference regular-season championship with a 66-63 win over Puget Sound on …


Whitworth women refocus in second half to defeat Pacific 66-58

The No. 19 Whitworth women’s basketball team overcame a halftime deficit on senior night and shot its way to a 66-58 win Saturday over Pacific at the Whitworth Fieldhouse. Perhaps …


George Fox rejects Whitworth women’s upset shot

The No. 19 Whitworth women’s basketball team took No. 3 George Fox to overtime but the Pirates had a shot blocked in the final seconds as the Bruins held on …


Whitworth cruises past George Fox

The No. 21 Whitworth Pirates secured at least one first-round home game in the four-team Northwest Conference tournament with a 90-76 thrashing of George Fox on Friday night at Whitworth …


Whitworth cruises past George Fox

The No. 21 Whitworth Pirates secured at least one first-round home game in the four-team Northwest Conference tournament with a 90-76 thrashing of George Fox on Friday night at Whitworth …