Stories tagged: Whitworth Pirates
MONDAY, AUG. 22, 2016, 8:30 P.M.
Whitworth Pirates battle smoke, each other at practice
The Whitworth Pirates’ football practice Monday started with partly-cloudy blue skies and an ominous smoke plume to the north. Halfway through practice, the wind changed and the players were sucking …
SATURDAY, AUG. 13, 2016, 11:05 P.M.
Whitworth optimistic about 2016 football season
The Whitworth Pirates kick-start their 2016 campaign on Sunday as the team tries to match last year’s squad, which made it to the NCAA Division III playoffs for only the …
TUESDAY, MAY 3, 2016, 11:11 P.M.
Gonzaga, Whitworth baseball teams hope postseason awaits
There will be plenty of wound rubbing at the baseball diamonds of Spokane’s college baseball teams, as both Gonzaga and Whitworth suffer through extended waits before their opportunities to put …
TUESDAY, APRIL 5, 2016, 11:15 P.M.
Freshman Justin Blatner delivers on mound for Gonzaga
Justin Blatner got all the help any freshman pitcher could ask for in his first start, and he barely needed any of it.
TUESDAY, APRIL 5, 2016, 9:03 P.M.
Area roundup: Vandals women win Wyoming Cowgirl Classic
Area roundup: The Idaho Vandals women shot three consecutive rounds of 291 to win the 19-team Wyoming Cowgirl Classic on Tuesday in Maricopa, Arizona.
TUESDAY, MARCH 29, 2016, 9:49 P.M.
Bulldogs fail to solve Huskies’ Nesbitt
Channing Nesbitt made the most of his first collegiate start – allowing three hits and two walks in five shutout innings – to lead the Washington Huskies (13-8) to a …
TUESDAY, MARCH 29, 2016, 9:14 P.M.
College baseball notes: Whitworth Pirates pick up where they left off
A group of seniors led Whitworth to a sterling regular season, a Northwest Conference tournament championship and the school’s second NCAA Division III tournament appearance.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 2016, 9:52 P.M.
Area roundup: Whitworth’s Wes Walton is All-American
Whitworth’s Wes Walton earned All-America status when he placed seventh in the men’s 200-yard individual medley on Wednesday at the NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships in Greensboro, North …
TUESDAY, MARCH 15, 2016, 9:47 P.M.
Area roundup: North Idaho men eliminated from NJCAA tournament
David Burrell hit five 3-pointers and scored 17 and Brandon Key finished with 11 assists to help the Southwest Tennessee Saluqis (30-4) hold off the North Idaho Cardinals 73-72 at …
SATURDAY, MARCH 5, 2016, 10:15 P.M.
Whitman’s Christian McDonald beats buzzer, ends Whitworth’s season
In an epic postseason struggle between two basketball teams, the No. 11 Whitman Missionaries somehow found just enough magic to take down No. 3 Whitworth 88-86 Saturday night on the …
FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 2016, 11:52 P.M.
Pirates prep for aggressive Whitman team in second round of NCAA tournament
Whitworth can avenge its only loss and earn a spot in the Sweet 16 Saturday night as it faces a familiar foe, No. 11 Whitman, in the second round of …
SATURDAY, FEB. 27, 2016, 11:47 P.M.
Whitworth overcomes slow start to thwart PLU and win 10th straight NWC tourney title
No. 3 Whitworth fell behind early but responded with big plays en route to a 75-62 win over Pacific Lutheran on Saturday night at Country Homes to secure the Pirates’ …
THURSDAY, FEB. 25, 2016, 11:26 P.M.
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. …
TUESDAY, FEB. 23, 2016, 9 P.M.
Bianca Pagdanganan guides Gonzaga to sixth-place finish
Bianca Pagdanganan carded a 2-under-par 70 in the final round to finish fourth and help guide the Gonzaga Bulldogs to a sixth-place finish at the 15-team The Gold Rush at …
FRIDAY, FEB. 19, 2016, 10:35 P.M.
Area roundup: Valle’s put-back at buzzer gives Whitworth men win
George Valle’s put-back at the buzzer gave the Whitworth men’s basketball team a 67-65 comeback win over Puget Sound in a Northwest Conference game Friday in Tacoma.
SUNDAY, FEB. 14, 2016, 8:44 P.M.
Area roundup: Whitworth men reclaim NWC swimming crown
The Whitworth men reclaimed the title at the Northwest Conference Swimming Championships while the women finished third as the three-day meet concluded Sunday in Federal Way, Washington.
SATURDAY, FEB. 13, 2016, 11:54 P.M.
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 …
FRIDAY, FEB. 12, 2016, 1:39 P.M.
Whitworth’s Christian Jurlina: ‘People are still making fun of my accent’
Ambition can only take you so far, Christian Jurlina discovered three years ago. Sometimes you need a little luck.
SUNDAY, FEB. 7, 2016, 5:46 P.M.
Whitworth baseball team sweeps series
Nicholas Nerud and Joel Condreay sparked a four-run, seventh-inning rally and Whitworth went on to take a 9-7 victory over Whittier for a series sweep.
SATURDAY, FEB. 6, 2016, 11:40 P.M.
Whitworth bounces back, routs Pacific
No. 1 Whitworth shook off a shaky first half and raced away in the second half Saturday night for an 84-57 pounding of Pacific (Ore.) to earn the Pirates’ 20th …
SUNDAY, NOV. 15, 2015, 6:29 P.M.
Whitworth women’s cross country team gets at-large bid
The Whitworth University women’s cross country team has been selected for an at-large bid to the 2015 NCAA Division III Championships.
SUNDAY, NOV. 15, 2015, 6:14 P.M.
Women’s basketball: EWU and Idaho win while Whitworth loses in overtime
Hayley Hodgins scored 20 points and Eastern Washington women’s basketball coach Wendy Schuller picked up her 200th career win with the Eagles’ 65-44 victory over Air Force on Sunday.
SATURDAY, NOV. 7, 2015, 8:57 P.M.
Pirates respond after sluggish start, beat Bearcats
The Whitworth football team overcame a dismal start Saturday and beat Willamette 20-16 in a Northwest Conference game at McCulloch Stadium in Salem, Oregon. The Bearcats jumped ahead 13-0 in …
FRIDAY, NOV. 6, 2015, 8:22 P.M.
Area college football previews: Washington, Idaho, Whitworth
Previewing Saturday’s college football games involving Washington, Idaho and Whitworth.
FRIDAY, OCT. 16, 2015, 8:22 P.M.
Area college football preview: Whitworth, Washington, Idaho
Previews for Whitworth, Washington and Idaho football games on Saturday
SATURDAY, OCT. 3, 2015, 5:38 P.M.
Quick-starting Whitworth opens conference play by defeating George Fox
Whitworth got off to its usual fast start, which was too much for George Fox to overcome, in a conference-opening 37-14 victory Saturday for the Pirates’ homecoming at the Pine …
FRIDAY, OCT. 2, 2015
How’s your Heisman pose?
In addition to the homecoming game between Whitworth and George Fox, fans who attend Saturday’s 1 p.m. tilt at the Pine Bowl will get a firsthand look at the famous …
SUNDAY, SEPT. 27, 2015
College football: Whitworth whips Chapman as Duke DeGaetano scores three TDs
Duke DeGaetano and the Whitworth Pirates were sharp Saturday night in their final test before beginning their Northwest Conference schedule. DeGaetano ran for 159 yards on 25 carries and scored …
FRIDAY, SEPT. 25, 2015, 9:23 P.M.
The Pirates dominated La Verne last week, pillaging their way to a 39-0 halftime lead.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 19, 2015, 7:22 P.M.
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 …