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Whitworth holds off Linfield 87-81 for second NWC win

Whitworth learned just enough from losses to bounce back on Saturday night and beat the Linfield Wildcats 87-81. Saturday’s showing gave the Bucs their second feat in the NWC and …

Whitworth has chance to rewrite several records on offense

The postseason hopes of the Whitworth football team likely ended by the inch, or centimeter, it took for Central (Iowa) to convert a 2-point conversion to hand the Pirates a …

Whitworth-Pacific football preview

Whitworth-Pacific football preview

No. 8 Linfield opens big lead, outlasts Whitworth 45-31

The No. 8 Linfield Wildcats jumped all over Whitworth early and hung on for a 45-31 win Saturday at the Pine Bowl. The Wildcats defense held Whitworth to a season …

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Whitworth’s softball season ends with regional shutout

For the third straight game and the final time this season, Whitworth’s bats went ice cold at an inopportune time.

Whitworth softball aims to take next step while hosting regional tournament

The Whitworth softball team won its first conference championship last year, but even with 31 wins the Pirates were left off the “at large” list for the NCAA Division III …

George Valle is Mr. Everything for Whitworth

George Valle was part of the first official recruiting class for Matt Logie after he was hired to lead Whitworth after Jim Hayford left for Eastern Washington.

Second-ranked Whitworth men storm back in second half to beat Linfield

The No. 2 Whitworth men struggled to get going for a second consecutive night Saturday, but the Pirates overcame a halftime deficit and toppled Linfield late for a 63-49 victory.

Whitworth Pirates will have core of their football team returning next season

The Whitworth Pirates football team heads into the winter relishing a season that was marred only by a pair of losses to No. 2-ranked Linfield.

Whitworth not backing down in second chance against powerful Linfield

It’s odd to apply the underdog label to the Whitworth football team, which won nine games by an average of nearly 20 points.

John Blanchette: Whitworth’s Rod Sandberg uses his platform for more than winning

Football 2015 began at Whitworth University under a choking shroud from the relentless August wildfires that chased the Pirates – and everyone else in this area code – indoors.

Idaho falls to CSU Bakersfield 68-45

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – Idaho struggled early and could not recover, falling to CSU-Bakersfield 68-45 on Tuesday night. Turnovers were the main issue for the Vandals (1-1), as they committed 20 …

Whitworth gets NCAA football bid, rematch with Linfield

Whitworth football players gathered in the Robinson Teaching Theater inside Weyerhaeuser Hall, chiming in with the countdown clock leading into the NCAA Division III playoff selection show Sunday.

Football preview: Pacific at Whitworth

The Pirates come into Saturday’s Northwest Conference football game against Pacific in the Pine Bowl after a crushing 52-10 defeat at No. 2 Linfield. The Boxers, which lost 77-10 to …

Whitworth insists no hangover from Linfield loss

Fresh off a humbling defeat to No. 2 Linfield, the Whitworth Pirates have done their best this week to re-focus their efforts on a visiting Pacific team that has matched …

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 24, 2015

Linfield overwhelms Whitworth in crucial NWC matchup

After cracking the national Top 25 this week for the first time since 2007, the reality of what it takes to continue moving up hit No. 25 Whitworth hard on …

Whitworth Pirates at Linfield Wildcats

The Pirates hit the road for the biggest game of the Rod Sandberg era.

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 22, 2015

Whitworth at Linfield: Historic power versus upstart

When Rod Sandberg was hired in 2014 to take over the Whitworth football program, he aspired to match the successes of Linfield.

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 20, 2015

Whitworth football breaks into Top 25

After matching its best start since it went 10-0 in 2006, the Whitworth Pirates (6-0, 3-0 Northwest Conference) are ranked No. 25 this week in both the Top 25 …

Whitworth football team picked to finish fourth by coaches

The Whitworth football team has been picked to finish in fourth place in the Northwest Conference, but was the only school other than Linfield to pick up a first-place vote …

Whitworth softball team overcomes adversity to lead NWC

Whitworth’s softball season got a jolt before it even started when the team nearly lost an assistant coach in late January to a heart attack.

Linfield rolls past Pirates

The Linfield Wildcats looked every bit a national powerhouse when they used a quick start to crush a struggling Whitworth team 51-17 at the Pine Bowl on Saturday.

Rugged road for Whitworth football

Smarting after three straight losses, the Whitworth Pirates boarded a bus after practice Thursday, headed to Salem to take on league foe Willamette Bearcats in a rare Friday night football …

No. 3 Linfield rolls past Whitworth

Mickey Inns passed for 261 yards and five touchdowns and backup Josh Yoder added a pair of TD passes as the third-ranked Linfield Wildcats (5-0, 2-0) romped to a 54-14 …

Whitworth plays at No. 3 Linfield

Whitworth’s football team has faced a number of challenges this season, including four road games, opponents coming off bye weeks and an unbeaten foe or two. It gets even tougher …

Pirates men edge Linfield for NWC victory

Whitworth had to dig deep Saturday night. Facing another determined opponent, Whitworth overcame its biggest halftime deficit of the season to defeat Linfield 65-61 in a Northwest Conference basketball game …

Pirates men edge Linfield for NWC victory

Whitworth had to dig deep Saturday night. Facing another determined opponent, Whitworth overcame its biggest halftime deficit of the season to defeat Linfield 65-61 in a Northwest Conference basketball game …

Eastern rolls over Linfield

Eastern Washington University eased at least a little of the intense pain lingering from last Saturday’s meltdown in Pullman Thursday night by shredding Linfield College 104-54 in front of a …

Whitworth falls shy of upsetting Linfield

The Whitworth Pirates did nearly all of the things upset-minded football teams put on their checklist when trying to knock off the conference bully. They started fast and finished fast. …