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Whitworth football trying to get over hump

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 suffers emotional setback

The Whitworth Pirates, who had already suffered through three close losses, endured their most painful defeat of the season Saturday. Just when it appeared the Pirates had forced overtime with …


Whits look for good finish

The Whitworth Pirates have played pretty good football, but they don’t have a lot to show for it. The Pirates’ 1-3 record could easily be flip-flopped, but they’ve let two …


Whitworth Pirates take on another challenge in Menlo

A week after playing well but falling short against a quality opponent, the Whitworth Pirates get a second chance today when Menlo visits the Pine Bowl. Menlo, formerly a football-only …


Another big test for Whitworth football team

A week after playing well but falling short against a quality opponent, the Whitworth Pirates get a second chance Saturday when Menlo visits the Pine Bowl.


Whitworth falls shy of 17th-ranked Redlands

The Whitworth Pirates showed they could play with 17th-ranked Redlands, but playing with the Bulldogs wasn’t their objective. Whitworth had two costly fumbles and an ill-fated deflection helped sink the …


Whitworth faces tall task in Redlands

Whitworth and Redlands today renew their nonconference football rivalry for the eighth straight year and the Pirates face a stiff challenge to stop the visitors’ four-game winning streak in the …


Whitworth takes on Pomona-Pitzer in first of four straight home games

Whitworth begins its longest string of home football games – four straight with a bye mixed in – since 1999 when Pomona-Pitzer visits the Pine Bowl today. The Pirates enter …


Whitworth begins long home stretch

Whitworth begins its longest string of home football games – four straight with a bye mixed in – since 1999 when Pomona-Pitzer visits the Pine Bowl Saturday.


Whitworth opens football season at Chapman

Whitworth has a 4-0 all-time record against the Chapman Panthers and Pirates coach John Tully knows why. “The difference for us coming out on top against Chapman is we haven’t …


Whitworth story lines

Defending champion Linfield is favored to repeat as Northwest Conference champions, but don’t be surprised if Willamette unseats the Wildcats. The Bearcats are strong on both lines and figure to …


Whitworth’s Thomason has chased his limits since an early age

Cailen Thomason started working on his speed at an early age. “Honestly it probably goes back to when I was 6 years old,” the Whitworth senior cornerback said. “My mom …


Whitworth has question marks in backfield

As the Whitworth Pirates reach the midpoint of fall camp in preparation for their Sept. 3 football opener against Chapman, they are closer to answering two of the biggest questions …


Whitworth finishes football season with a victory

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 63-35 victory over Puget Sound on …


Season finale for Pirates

Whitworth closes the 2010 football season Saturday, and the Pirates would like to finish the same way they’ve ended 11 of the previous 12 seasons: With at least a .500 …


Whitworth in role of spoiler

Whitworth, bounced from the Northwest Conference football title race with last week’s loss, will try to keep Linfield from celebrating a championship today.


Pirates fall to Willamette

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 …


Whitworth may take field without Anderson

If the Whitworth Pirates are to break from a four-way, second-place logjam in the Northwest Conference football standings, they’ll probably have to do it without their best player.


Whitworth falls to PLU

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 …


No rest for Whits against PLU

After winning the second of back-to-back Northwest Conference football titles in 2007, the Whitworth Pirates have been on the periphery of the title chase the last couple years, thanks to …


Whitworth upsets Menlo

Whitworth 20, Menlo 7


Back to California for Whitworth football

Whitworth’s football schedule sets up nicely. For 2011. The 2010 slate is a challenge with the Pirates facing five of their first seven games away from home. Whitworth’s road ventures …


Pirates defeat Pioneers at Pine Bowl

Adam Anderson runs for three touchdowns in Whitworth’s win over Lewis & Clark.


Game caps big weekend at Whitworth

It’s one of the biggest weekends on Whitworth’s sports calendar: The Pirate Night auction was held Friday night, Hall of Fame induction ceremonies are Saturday morning followed by a homecoming …


Whits face Bulldogs again

The Whitworth Pirates and Redlands Bulldogs renew their interesting college football rivalry tonight at Ted Runner Stadium in Redlands, Calif. The teams have met the last six years – Whitworth …


Whitworth loses to Hardin-Simmons

The No. 15-ranked Division III Hardin-Simmons Cowboys (1-0) started the season the way they expected with a convincing 27-7 win over Whitworth at the Pine Bowl. But their win wasn’t …


Whitworth starts with tough challenge

This matchup isn’t to be confused with the approach some schools take of easing into the college football season against an overmatched opponent. When the Whitworth Pirates entertain Hardin-Simmons at …


Whitworth opens football season with a tough one

When the Whitworth Pirates entertain Hardin-Simmons Saturday at 1 at the Pine Bowl, they will be tangling with the 15th-ranked team in Division III and an opponent that hung a …


Whitworth football team begs to differ

If the Northwest Conference football coaches preseason poll is correct, the Whitworth Pirates will do something this fall that hasn’t happened in the last six seasons: Finish below third place. …


Whitworth wins in double overtime

Whitworth overcame a two-touchdown deficit in the second half, and Andy Largent’s 30-yard field goal in the second overtime was the difference in a 24-21 victory over Pacific Lutheran in …