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Undefeated teams will meet at Whitworth

Whitworth football is 5-0 with four road wins. Ronnie Thomas leads the Northwest Conference in rushing. The Pirates lead in time of possession, allow the fewest points and they’re the …


Undefeated Whits face unbeaten Willamette

Whitworth football is 5-0 with four road wins. Ronnie Thomas leads the Northwest Conference in rushing.


Whitworth’s Cochran comes out smokin’

Two of Aaron Cochran’s passions merged the other day. The junior defensive lineman and his Whitworth football teammates were leaving the practice field when the conversation turned to the haze …


Whitworth lineman Cochran blazes trail

Two of Aaron Cochran’s passions merged the other day.


Whitworth football team improves to 5-0

Bryan Peterson passed for a career-high 354 yards and three scores to guide the Whitworth Pirates (5-0, 1-0) to a 28-25 win over the Pacific Boxers (1-3, 0-1) in a …


Whitworth takes perfect record to Pacific

With four unbeaten teams and a combined 15-6 record, Northwest Conference football appears to be on an upswing. Whitworth (4-0) has already matched last year’s win total. Third-ranked Linfield, Willamette …


Undefeated Pirates travel to Pacific

With four unbeaten teams and a combined 15-6 record, Northwest Conference football appears to be on an upswing.


Whitworth patches together a narrow victory

Whitworth football coach John Tully neatly summarized the Pirates’ thrilling 17-14 nonconference victory over Chapman on Saturday. “Our guys are playing with a lot of guts and Band-Aids, man,” said …


Whitworth patches together win for 4-0 start

Whitworth football coach John Tully neatly summarized the Pirates’ thrilling 17-14 nonconference victory over Chapman on Saturday.


Whitworth plays home opener after three victories

The Whitworth Pirates are 3-0 for the first time since 2006 and today they’ll play a home game for the first time this season. All is good, except for an …


Pirates approach home opener with 3-0 record

The Whitworth Pirates are 3-0 for the first time since 2006 and today they’ll play a home game for the first time this season.


Whitworth football returns to California

The Whitworth Pirates are racking up wins and air miles. The Pirates (2-0), back in California for the second straight week, face La Verne tonight. It’ll be the Leopards’ season …


Whits back on the road, 3-0 record in mind

The Whitworth Pirates are racking up wins and air miles.


Whitworth takes on Poets in California

Whitworth’s second test of the young college football season is similar to its first. The Pirates are on the road again, taking on a nonconference opponent they’ve never faced with …


Pirates prepare for new test with Poets

Whitworth’s second test of the young college football season is similar to its first.


Whitworth football opens with convincing win

Ronnie Thomas ran for 161 yards and three touchdowns as Whitworth jumped ahead early and eased past College of St. Scholastica for a 28-13 season-opening nonconference football win Saturday afternoon …


Pirates open against unfamiliar foe

The Whitworth Pirates open their football season today against St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minn., with appropriate levels of enthusiasm and optimism, and a healthy dose of the unknown. It’s the …


Pirates’ opener steps into unknown territory

The Whitworth Pirates open their season today against St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minn., with appropriate levels of enthusiasm and optimism, and a healthy dose of the unknown.


Winning combination

Whitworth’s first football practice was halfway over when sophomore quarterback Bryan Peterson rolled right and on the move fired a 35-yard rope that hit a receiver in stride. Head coach …


NWC story lines

Road, sweet road If you want to see the Pirates in person early on this season, you might want to stop by practice. Whitworth opens with three straight road games …


Whitworth football confident of turnaround

Whitworth is coming off its first losing football season since 2003, but the Pirates don’t expect it to become a habit. “It’s been a long time and we want it …


Whitworth football confident of turnaround

Whitworth is coming off its first losing football season since 2003, but the Pirates don’t expect it to become a habit. “It’s been a long time and we want it …


Whitworth ends ‘growing year’

The football season is ending a tad too early for Whitworth coach John Tully. “It’s been a growing year,” said Tully, whose Pirates close the season on the road against …


Whitworth closes out season at UPS

The football season is ending a tad too early for Whitworth coach John Tully. “It’s been a growing year,” said Tully, whose Pirates close the season on the road against …


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. …


Whits host Linfield

Fresh from knocking off one of the Northwest Conference’s preseason favorites, Whitworth shifts its attention toward another today. The Pirates (3-5, 2-2) finally broke through in a close game, edging …


Whitworth faces biggest challenge of season

Fresh from knocking off one of the Northwest Conference’s preseason favorites, the Whitworth Pirates shift their attention toward another on Saturday.


Whitworth has sizable task

In a football season filled with challenges, Whitworth faces another big one today. The Pirates must find a way to deal with Willamette’s sizable offensive and defensive fronts when the …


Whitworth host to winless Pacific at Pine Bowl today

Sometimes it’s not only how you play but who you play. The Whitworth Pirates are struggling at 1-5, but those losses have come against opponents with a combined 22-5 record. …


Whits at 4-0 Pioneers

Lewis & Clark’s and Whitworth’s football teams are turning back the clock. That’s a welcome change for the upstart Pioneers, not so much for the Pirates. Whitworth’s run of 12 …