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Cougars reach 4-0 in Pac-12 for first time

Sage Romberg’s 3-pointer with 2 minutes and 19 seconds remaining Saturday snapped a 73-all tie and keyed a 10-3 run as visiting Washington State topped Washington 85-79 in Pac-12 play …


Pirates storm past Bearcats

Whitworth used a 25-0 run early in the second half to take control in a 64-53 Northwest Conference win over Willamette Saturday in Salem, Ore. The Bearcats (2-9, 0-2) led …


Eagles shut down Bengals

Hayley Hodgins scored 19 points, Lexie Nelson added 18 and Eastern Washington thrived defensively in a 67-55 Big Sky Conference win over Idaho State on Saturday at Reese Court in …


Whitworth triumphs at Las Vegas tournament

Colton McCargar scored 21 points in leading Whitworth to an 84-77 victory over Wisconsin-Platteville on Sunday at the D3hoops.com Classic in Las Vegas. Dustin McConnell added 13 points, George Valle …


Top-rated Pointers knock off Pirates

The Whitworth men’s basketball team went toe to toe with top-ranked Wisconsin-Stevens Point on Saturday, but the Pointers pulled away late for a 93-75 win at the D3hoops.com Classic in …


Whitworth picks Rod Sandberg as football coach

Whitworth University announced Monday the hiring of Rod Sandberg as its next head football coach to replace John Tully. Whitworth chose Sandberg, a defensive coordinator from Division III Wheaton College, …


Rehkow named to first team

College football: Idaho freshman punter Austin Rehkow, Washington State safety Deone Bucannon and Washington running back Bishop Sankey were named 2013 Walter Camp Football Foundation All-Americans on Thursday. Rehkow earned …


NWC coaches tab Whitworth women for fourth

Northwest Conference women’s basketball coaches picked Whitworth to finish fourth in a preseason poll. Whitman was tabbed to win the NWC. The Missionaries return four starters from the team that …


Ugly ties? A matter of perspective

The Gonzaga men’s soccer team was fit to be tied Sunday. On the positive side, the Bulldogs are tied for first place in the West Coast Conference after a 3-3 …


Firsts have GU feelin’ good

First things first. First win over Loyola Marymount since 2010. First road win over San Francisco since 2007 and first win over the Dons since 2009. First win at Santa …


Area college football previews, Eastern Washington football, Idaho football

WESTERN OREGON AT EASTERN WASHINGTON KICKOFF: 4 p.m. at Roos Field in Cheney.


Men’s soccer preview: Pirates look to repeat as NWC champs

The Whitworth soccer team is making a few adjustments this season. So is new coach Morgan Cathey, who can finally get back to the business of coaching after a house …


Whitworth AD will return to Illinois St.

It’s back to Normal for Aaron Leetch. After serving two years as athletic director at Whitworth University, Leetch is returning to Illinois State to become that school’s deputy director of …


UPDATED: Fri., June 14, 2013, 6:45 p.m.

Whitworth athletic director resigns

Whitworth Athletic director Aaron Leetch is returning to Illinois state after two years in Spokane


GU baseball closes in on postseason

First-place Gonzaga (28-14-1, 15-6 WCC) needs only a sweep of last-place and winless Santa Clara (10-32, 0-18) this weekend to clinch at least a share of the WCC regular-season baseball …


Whitworth announces Cathey as new men’s soccer coach

Among other things, Morgan Cathey’s “energy and passion for the game” won him the job as the new men’s soccer coach at Whitworth University, according to athletic director Aaron Leetch. …


Plenty of work ahead for ranked Bulldogs

There’s too much work to do for the Gonzaga baseball team to get too wrapped up in the rankings, says Mark Machtolf, the Bulldogs’ coach. Still, the fact that Baseball …


Whitworth turned losses into success

There’s nothing like a few losses to build some confidence. Ironically, that’s what happened in November to the Whitworth men’s basketball team, which dropped its first two games of the …


Coaches honor Gebbers

Wade Gebbers has received another regional honor following his senior season at Whitworth. The 5-foot-11 guard from Brewster was named to the National Basketball Coaches Association of America All-West Region …


Whitworth host to Emory Saturday night

Whitworth has been catching a few breaks this month from the NCAA, which is far better than the Pirates’ men’s basketball team catching another plane flight. That’s something the rest …


Whitworth host to Emory Saturday night

Whitworth has been catching a few breaks this month from the NCAA, which is far better than catching another plane flight.


Whitworth turns to McCargar for scoring punch

Warming the bench never felt this good. Not that it stays warm for long, the seat Colton McCargar leaves behind before he puts the heat on another team at Whitworth …


EWU’s Hayford to coach 400th game

Coaches made a lasting impression on a young Jim Hayford, and he’s trying to do the same for others. “I wanted to get into coaching because the people who had …


Pirates No. 8 in D-III

Whitworth enters the Northwest Conference men’s basketball tournament ranked once again in the NCAA Division III Top 10, entering the postseason at No. 8. The Pirates had a 20-game win …


Whits move up to No. 3 in poll

Men’s College basketball: Whitworth’s season-opening game with the Tommies of the University of St. Thomas looms larger and larger in the rear-view mirror. Back in November, it was a matchup …


Pirates women prevail

K.C. McConnell had 14 points and six rebounds as Whitworth beat visiting Willamette (0-15, 0-6) 69-50 in Northwest Conference women’s basketball Friday. The Pirates (11-5, 4-3) took advantage of 21 …


Travis gives Pirates extra scoring boost

You may have read recently in these pages about a Whitworth basketball player named Emily, who plays guard, specializes in 3-point shooting, plans to graduate this spring and is also …


Best start has GU 8th in both polls

Men’s College basketball: Gonzaga University moved up one spot to eighth in the Associated Press Top 25 and remained eighth in the USA Today balloting of coaches in the latest …


Whitworth overcomes Whitman in double overtime

The biggest problem with being a ranked team – and the Whitworth Pirates climbed to No. 5 in this week’s Division III poll – is that it does you no …


Whitworth tops Pioneers, remain perfect in NWC

Colton McCargar scored 18 points and Dustin McConnell added 14 points and 10 rebounds as Whitworth kept its perfect Northwest Conference record intact with a 78-66 men’s basketball win over …