Stories tagged: Whitworth Pirates
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 5:13 p.m.
Minnesota, Texas, Tennessee or Georgia: Whitworth’s playoff possibilities could take Pirates far from Pine Bowl
Making their first playoff appearance, the Stags (7-3) are unranked but heralded as champion of the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. They are one of two playoff teams with three …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 10:38 p.m.
Whitworth football coach Rod Sandberg got a call this week, he said, from officials at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, the Pirates’ opponent Saturday. They were asking for heaters on the sidelines.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 12:06 a.m.
The Pirates (9-0) are preparing to host on Saturday the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Stags (7-3), a team they’ve never faced and the winner of the only Division III football conference besides the …
Sun., Nov. 11, 2018, 8:21 p.m.
Whitworth will host thClaremont-Mudd-Scripps at noon Saturday, its first playoff home game since 2006.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 9:11 p.m.
The Whitworth Pirates put an exclamation point on their undefeated regular season Saturday.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 9, 2018, 11:36 p.m.
Coach Rod Sandberg told his Whitworth Pirates football team this week that their season is half over.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 3, 2018, 6:38 p.m.
On an afternoon when he wasn’t great, Whitworth quarterback Leif Ericksen made the throws he had to. And when he had to, he looked for Garrett McKay.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 2, 2018, 7:13 p.m.
The 12th-ranked Whitworth football team will take the field at the Pine Bowl on Saturday in need of one more win to claim the Northwest Conference championship and a spot …
Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 6 a.m.
The 2018-19 edition of the Pirates, who return all five starters from last year’s Northwest Conference tournament championship team, could be the best yet.
Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 6 a.m.
New Whitworth women’s coach inherits plenty of veteran talent; North Idaho, CCS confident heading into NWAC campaign
Whitworth returns three starters and its entire bench from last year’s 10-15 squad, including sophomore guard Camy Aguinaldo, the NWC’s Freshman of the Year.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 31, 2018, 9:32 p.m.
One win away from clinching a conference title, Whitworth has no plans of slowing down after the regular season ends
All that stands between Whitworth (7-0) and a playoff appearance is a win against either of the bottom two teams in the NWC standings: Lewis & Clark on Saturday, or …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 27, 2018, 9:46 p.m.
After striking early and often the last three games, the Whitworth offense didn’t look like itself early on against Pacific on Saturday.
Fri., Oct. 26, 2018, 6:01 p.m.
Two-thirds through their nine-game schedule, the 14th-ranked Whitworth Pirates enter Saturday’s home game against Pacific in position to all but clinch the Northwest Conference title.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 25, 2018, 5:54 p.m.
After waiting his turn to take over under center, Whitworth’s Leif Ericksen leading the way for unbeaten Pirates
At Glacier High School in Kalispell, Leif Ericksen didn’t start at quarterback until his senior year. At Whitworth, he waited two seasons behind record-setter Ian Kolste. Even his academic pursuit …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 20, 2018, 6:38 p.m.
Leif Ericksen threw for three touchdown passes and Mason Elms rushed for 167 yards and two scores Saturday, powering the Whitworth Pirates’ 47-13 Northwest Conference football victory over Puget Sound …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 19, 2018, 10:27 p.m.
In its quest to secure the guaranteed playoff bid tied to the Northwest Conference title, the Whitworth football team can take a big step Saturday.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 13, 2018, 8:36 p.m.
Whitworth (5-0, 3-0 NWC) scored six first-half touchdowns and held Pacific Lutheran without a first down until just before halftime, coasting from there to a 55-13 victory at the Pine …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 12, 2018, 10:02 p.m.
So far this year the Pirates (4-0, 2-0) have been assessed an average of 9.5 penalties per game for 97.3 yards. That’s about double the team’s 2017 numbers, when those …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 11, 2018, 6:24 p.m.
It had been four years since the Gonzaga women’s soccer team won three West Coast Conference matches in a season.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 10, 2018, 8:27 p.m.
Scan the crowd at a Whitworth football game and there’s a good chance you’ll find a section from Sedro-Woolley, Washington. Last week, a road game, was no different.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 6, 2018, 5:58 p.m.
Leif Ericksen threw for 254 yards and two touchdowns Saturday as Whitworth avenged last season’s Northwest Conference football loss to George Fox.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 5, 2018, 5:25 p.m.
Last season, the Whitworth football team took two good wallopings in conference play.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 3, 2018, 8:32 p.m.
Whitworth volleyball’s Erin White led the Northwest Conference in assists per set as a sophomore and she’s on track to do it again this season as a senior.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 29, 2018, 8:42 p.m.
Whitworth came out of halftime and held Linfield without another first down until the final play of the third quarter. By then the Pirates’ offense had started rolling, and Whitworth …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 28, 2018, 8:37 p.m.
Two byes. No road games. In 30 years of coaching, Rod Sandberg has never had a September like this one.
Thu., Sept. 27, 2018, 5 a.m.
Decade of dominance: Defeating Northwest Conference power Linfield at top of to-do list for Whitworth football
A senior with 23 career starts on the Whitworth offensive line, Jacob Hubbard has been part of the football program’s resurgence under fifth-year coach Rod Sandberg.
Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, 9:08 p.m.
Jessica Schmautz finished with a match-high 19 kills, and Erin White added 45 assists, 13 digs and five aces Friday as visiting Whitworth rallied for a 3-2 win over George …
Sat., Sept. 15, 2018, 8:20 p.m.
Hannah Rae Miller scored an unassisted goal in the 70th minute Saturday to give Whitworth a 1-0 win over Pacific Lutheran in a Northwest Conference women’s soccer opener in Tacoma.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 15, 2018, 7:37 p.m.
Quarterback Leif Ericksen, known for his throwing ability, passed for 324 yards, but added a rushing touchdown. So-called running quarterback Connor Johnson came through with a rushing touchdown, but also …
Sat., Sept. 15, 2018, 6:53 p.m.
Marissa Mount’s fifth-place finish Saturday guided the Whitworth women’s cross country team to the team title at the Pacific Lutheran Invitational.