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Whitworth sent to Texas to open D-III tournament

At Whitworth, the cup is always half-full, even when the NCAA turns it upside-down. Instead of a first-round bye and a home game, the 10th-ranked Pirates will open the Division …


Whitworth men advance to tourney final

Lewis & Clark was in a zone early Thursday night, but so was Idris Lasisi.


NWC names Whitworth’s Logie men’s coach of the year

Matt Logie and his players were on the same page from the beginning, and that made for a successful new chapter of basketball at Whitworth University. “Our goals were the …


Loofburrow returns ready to lead Whitworth into postseason

Athletes take it one step at a time. That’s what they say, anyway. Three years ago, Jack Loofburrow couldn’t even do that.


Whitworth wraps up league title, awaits NWC tourney

Saturday was Senior Night at Whitworth. The problem – a nice one to have – is that the seniors aren’t quite ready to leave the Whitworth Fieldhouse, and they made …


Tenth-ranked Whitworth men win eighth straight

Idris Lasisi scored a career-high 27 points and the 10th-ranked Whitworth men’s basketball team beat Whitman 81-74 in a Northwest Conference game Tuesday night in Walla Walla. The Pirates have …


Whitworth driving for more success

Whitworth coach Matt Logie had no trouble rolling the credits Monday for the Pirates’ third straight Northwest Conference men’s basketball championship. “The most pleasing thing is the way many different …


Whitworth men clinch basketball championship

The Whitworth Pirates have plenty of work to do this week even though they clinched their third consecutive Northwest Conference men’s basketball championship over the weekend.


Whitworth, CCS light it up in men’s basketball wins

Seven players scored 10 or more points and the Whitworth men’s basketball team won its sixth straight game Friday night, routing Linfield 95-67 in Northwest Conference action in McMinnville, Ore. …


Sense of family uplifts Fisher, Whits swimmers

Two years ago, Kara Fisher learned that her dad was terminally ill. She learned something else: At Whitworth, you never swim alone.


Sense of family uplifts Fisher, Whits swimmers

Two years ago, Kara Fisher learned that her dad was terminally ill. She learned something else: At Whitworth, you never swim alone.


Whitworth men edge Pacific Lutheran 82-80

The 10th-ranked Whitworth Pirates were having trouble getting stops Saturday night. But their opponent, Pacific Lutheran, was having even more trouble taking a lead.


Loofburrow’s return highlights Whitworth victory

One shot said it all. The Whitworth Fieldhouse crowd roared as Jack Loofburrow buried a 3-pointer at the halftime buzzer Friday night.


Inside depth boosts Whitworth

Whitworth got some help from an old friend in a runaway 78-59 men’s basketball win over Puget Sound on Friday.


Fourth-year player Friedt anchors Whitworth

You can’t miss all the banners at Whitworth Fieldhouse. Felix Friedt has one all to himself, but it’s not hanging on the wall. Every time he scores – which is …


Fourth-year player Friedt anchors Whitworth

You can’t miss all the banners at Whitworth Fieldhouse.


Taylor took long road back to Pirates

Taylor Taylor is used to the puzzled look on people’s faces. “It takes people a while to realize it’s because I’m married,” the Whitworth women’s basketball player said regarding her …


Taylor took long road back to Pirates

Taylor Taylor is used to the puzzled look on people’s faces.


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 …


Whitworth women win in overtime

Whitworth and Lexi Belcher rallied for a 70-68 overtime win over Pacific in a Northwest Conference women’s basketball game Friday night at the Whitworth Fieldhouse. Belcher led the Pirates with …


Whitworth men turn to defense to turn back Pacific

Whitworth spent most of the night struggling to solve Pacific’s zone defense. In the end it was the Pirates’ defense that created enough fast-break opportunities to turn back the stubborn …


Lasisi cleans up with new chance at Whitworth

Even Whitworth has its dirty laundry. When basketball practice is over, the players hit the books and their sweaty jerseys hit the hamper. Idris Lasisi stays behind to take extra …


Lasisi cleans up with new chance at Whitworth

Even Whitworth has its dirty laundry. When basketball practice is over, the players hit the books and their sweaty jerseys hit the hamper. Idris Lasisi stays behind to take extra …


Roundup: Whitworth rallies for basketball win over Loggers

Felix Friedt and Idris Lasisi scored 21 points apiece as Whitworth stormed back in the second half and beat Puget Sound 80-67 in a Northwest Conference game Saturday at Memorial …


Pirates’ Friedt big in double-OT victory

Felix Friedt hit a 3-pointer and two free throws in the final 46 seconds to lift the Whitworth men’s basketball team to a 103-94 double-overtime win over Pacific Lutheran on …


Tough road trip awaits Whitworth

Men’s basketball: Whitworth faces its biggest road trip of the Northwest Conference season this week. The 11th-ranked Pirates are 2-0 in the NWC, tied with Pacific Lutheran and No. 16 …


Whitworth men catch fire after halftime

SAN ANTONIO – Felix Friedt scored 19 of his 25 points during Whitworth’s 61-point second half Thursday at the eighth-ranked Pirates defeated Southwestern (Texas) University 97-63 at the Trinity University …


Women’s hoops: Cooper, hot-shooting Eagles beat Red Wolves

Chene Cooper scored a season-high 18 points to propel the Eastern Washington Eagles to a 72-51 victory over the Arkansas State Red Wolves at the Arizona State Classic in Tempe, …


Friedt lifts Whitworth to victory over Chapman

Felix Friedt totaled game highs of 24 points and nine rebounds to power the 12th-ranked Whitworth Pirates (4-0) to a 58-44 victory over the Chapman Panthers (2-2) on Saturday in …


Area roundup: Whitworth lands nine on All-NWC football team

First-team selections Ronnie Thomas and Austin Ehlo led Whitworth’s contingent of nine players on the All-Northwest Conference football team, announced Wednesday. Junior running back Thomas was named to the first-team …