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  • Top-ranked Whitworth roars back from halftime deficit

    So could this be what Whitworth will face down the home stretch of this season? Earlier in the week, Pirates head coach Jim Hayford said it was an honor and …


  • Whitworth Pirates can flat out play basketball

    At the Division III end of the NCAA basketball dial, generalities come easy. Typical is the suggestion that the only slam dunks are empty gyms and the starting five making …


  • Graduate’s job marries her two majors

    In May, 22-year-old Danika Heatherly earned her journalism and marketing degrees from Whitworth University. Like other journalism graduates, her inbox was not crowded with job offers. In a Spokesman-Review article …


  • Grants pave way for construction

    Part of Farwell Road will be rebuilt with one of four road grants Spokane County commissioners accepted Tuesday – if another, larger grant is approved as officials hope. The section …


  • Whits pour in school-record 18 three-pointers

    Dinner, or perhaps a late lunch, was on Whitworth University’s men’s basketball team Sunday afternoon. The unbeaten Pirates, who are ranked No. 7 in the latest D3hoops.com poll, threw in …


  • Area roundup: Whitworth men’s team ranked seventh

    After opening Northwest Conference play with a pair of road wins, the Whitworth men’s basketball team jumped from 10th to seventh in the D3hoops.com Top 25 poll, released Tuesday. Whitworth …


  • Locals spotlight: Ex-CV baseball coach honored

    Ed Garcia, head baseball coach at Central Valley for 22 years before retiring in 2001, was inducted into the Washington High School Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame last weekend at …


  • Whitworth Pirates win big in basketball finale

    David Riley scored 26 points to lead 16th-ranked Whitworth to an 86-67 win over Luther (0-4) in the final contest of the Surf’s Up Classic on Saturday in Honolulu. The …


  • It’s off to Hawaii for victorious Whitworth Pirates

    Whitworth University men’s basketball coach Jim Hayford was happy about a couple of things following Monday night’s 75-54 non-conference win over Trinity at Whitworth Fieldhouse. For starters, the Pirates are …


  • Whits pound Loras in rare season opener on home court

    This is the story of Jim Hayford and the three Bears. With a starting lineup that featured three Brewster graduates, the Whitworth Pirates opened the 2010-11 men’s basketball season with …


  • Riley, Whits reach for more of the same

    For three years, David Riley has contributed to the immense success of Whitworth University’s men’s basketball team by doing what he does best – which is score points. That will …


  • Events aim to raise awareness of hunger, homelessness

    Food for Thought, the annual Shalom Ministries dinner in observance of Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week will be Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m.


  • Whitworth Pirates end on high note

    Now that’s going out in style. The Whitworth Pirates honored 13 seniors during pregame ceremonies and then sent them out with an endless supply of highlight-reel plays in a feel-good …


  • Linfield pummels Whitworth Pirates

    Aaron Boehme threw for 187 yards and two touchdowns on 14-of-25 passing and rushed for 72 yards with three TDs and No. 12 Linfield (7-1, 5-0) rallied from a 17-14 …


  • Sandoval crashes party at Whitworth

    Is Arturo Sandoval the best-known jazz artist Whitworth University has ever hosted? Dan Keberle, the college’s director of jazz, thinks he just may be. He called Sandoval “one of the …


  • Willamette knocks Whitworth out of title hunt

    Although Willamette only led by a field goal against Whitworth at the end of the first quarter Saturday, the lead felt so much bigger. And that feeling was because of …


  • Football teammates starters on and off the field

    It’s a typical Tuesday during the Whitworth football season. Hours of classes precede an afternoon of football. Grab some dinner. Hit the books. Turn off the lights around midnight, maybe …


  • Whitworth Pirates power past Pacific

    Anthony Lessier rushed for 79 yards and two touchdowns in place of leading rusher Adam Anderson as Whitworth scratched its way to a 24-12 Northwest Conference win over Pacific (0-6, …


  • Kansas hate group met by strong opposition at each stop

    There’s nothing like an extremist hate group to bring out the best in Spokane residents. Hundreds arrived to counterprotest Thursday and advocate for peace, love and inclusion in the face …


  • Spokane unites against Westboro’s message of hate

    A crowd of more than 1,000 has gathered at Eastern Washington University to demonstrate against a group of eight Westboro Baptist Church pickets — by far the largest crowd of …


  • Westboro plans pickets Thursday, Friday

    Westboro Baptist Church, a radical anti-homosexual and anti-Semitic religious group based in Topeka, Kan., is planning to picket several cklsites in Spokane on Thursday and in Coeur d’Alene on Friday. …


  • Leaders embrace roles at faith-based universities

    Thayne McCulloh and Beck Taylor may be separated by denomination, but the new leaders of Spokane’s two dominant private universities share more similarities than differences in matters of leadership, educational …


  • Whits fall to unbeaten Pacific Lutheran

    Pacific Lutheran scored three touchdowns in the opening quarter, including a 52-yard fumble recovery for a score by Colby Davies, and carried that momentum to beat Whitworth 39-21 in Northwest …


  • Submit questions for Gonzaga, Whitworth presidents

    Spokesman-Review staff members will be sitting down Tuesday with the new presidents of Whitworth University and Gonzaga University to talk about their visions for the future. We want to know …


  • Whitworth Pirates upset No. 24 Oaks

    Linebacker Paul Werhane returned an interception 36 yards for a touchdown and finished with a team-high 11 tackles Saturday to spark the Whitworth Pirates to a 20-7 upset victory over …


  • Whitworth tops Lewis & Clark Pioneers

    The Whitworth Pirates got a scare from an improving Lewis & Clark football team. They got a bigger scare when standout running back Adam Anderson limped off the field in …


  • Redlands Bulldogs defense stifles Whitworth Pirates

    Redlands dominated on defense and special teams and the end result was a 23-7 victory over the Whitworth Pirates in nonconference football play on Saturday in Redlands, Calif. The Pirates …


  • In brief: Whitworth nets 1-0 victory in nonconference soccer

    Cameron Bushey scored on a free kick from just outside the penalty box 15 minutes into the second half and Brian Sherpe made five saves to give Whitworth a 1-0 …


  • Whitworth drops opener in soccer

    Katelyn Kishkunas converted a penalty kick in the 66th minute Thursday to give 12th-ranked Wheaton a 2-1 women’s soccer win over Whitworth in the opening match of the Bob Baptista …


  • In brief: Whitworth opens with split

    Sisters Ka’ipo and Kaimi Rocha combined for 19 kills and the Whitworth Pirates opened their season with a 25-20, 25-11, 25-11 sweep over the visiting Walla Walla Wolves in non-conference …

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