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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 …


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 …


Whitworth Pirates will honor Depew, Gould, Kosin, Wang

Four former Whitworth students will be inducted on Sept. 25 as the 21st class of the Whitworth Heritage Gallery Hall of Fame. The four inductees include Bryan Depew, the leading …


Doug Clark: Pulei crosses cultural gap to give back

As I motored downtown Friday for a lunch interview with Moses Pulei (pronounced pu-lay), I wasn’t quite sure how well we would relate to each other. There is a bit …


Inspection and scales moving to fast lane

A $6.7 million Washington port of entry and weigh station complex under construction along Interstate 90 at the Idaho state line will provide nonstop service to many truckers, Department of …


Whitworth’s new president looks to continue university’s steady path

Beck Taylor, the 18th president of Whitworth University, spent his first day on the job Thursday. He succeeded Bill Robinson, who retired after 17 years in the top spot. Taylor, …


Embracing transition

OJ Cotes, an educator in Spokane since 1965, has spent the past decade at Whitworth University preparing teachers-to-be for the modern classroom. She’s known for her high standards in the …


Conference to look at smarter ways to help Africa

There came a point in Bill Roe’s life when he wanted to do more for humanity. He looked wistfully at those engaged in charitable missions to Africa and thought about …


Retiring college leaders share the wisdom of their years

Bill Robinson, president of Whitworth University, and Gary Livingston, chancellor of the Community Colleges of Spokane, will hand out college diplomas for the last time this graduation season. Both feel …