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Whitworth senior forward KC McConnell was named Northwest Conference women’s basketball student-athlete of the week after helping the Pirates to two wins last weekend, the conference announced Tuesday.

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.

Men’s basketball: Whitworth’s Matt Staudacher earns NWC honor

Whitworth senior guard Matt Staudacher was named Northwest Conference Student-Athlete of the Week after leading the Pirates to two wins at last weekend’s Rocky Mountain Thanksgiving Classic, the conference announced …

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’s successful football season ends with playoff loss at Linfield

Whitworth’s football team rolled over nine opponents this year on the way to one of the best seasons in school history. In Saturday’s first-round Division III playoff game against Northwest …

Men’s basketball: Whitworth holds off each Caltech rally

Kenny Love scored 19 points and George Valle added 15 points and nine rebounds Friday to carry third-ranked Whitworth (2-0) to an 80-58 victory over visiting Caltech in nonconference play …

Women’s basketball: Washington State improves to 3-0

Freshman Borislava Hristova scored 23 points and added seven rebounds Friday as Washington State improved to 3-0 with a 70-57 victory over Nevada (0-3) in the opening game of the …

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.

Whitworth’s George Valle earns NWC weekly award

Whitworth senior forward George Valle was named Northwest Conference men’s basketball student-athlete of the week

WSU women to host Northwestern in first-round NCAA soccer tournament match

Washington State will host Northwestern in a first-round NCAA Division I women’s soccer match match on Saturday. Kickoff is at 5 p.m.

Whitworth women’s soccer coach resigns

Whitworth University women’s soccer coach Jael Hagerott has stepped down, the school announced Monday morning.

Men’s soccer: Muelheims leads Whitworth past Linfield

Karl Muelheims scored his Northwest Conference-leading 16th and 17th goals of the season and Whitworth topped Linfield 3-1 Saturday in Spokane. Michael Kleeman gave the Wildcats (8-10, 4-8) a 1-0 …

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 …

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 24, 2015, 8:12 p.m.

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 …

Men’s basketball: Whitworth ranked No. 3 in national poll

Whitworth’s men’s basketball team received its highest ranking in a preseason poll Thursday when tabbed the Pirates at No. 3.

Four Pirates claim NWC honors

Four Whitworth athletes were named Northwest Conference Student-Athletes of the Week. The honorees included Nicole Leonard (volleyball), Dalin McDonnell (football-defensive), Karl Muelheims (men’s soccer-offensive) and Tyler Cardinale (men’s soccer-defensive).

Whitworth improves to 6-0 after stomping Pacific Lutheran

The Whitworth Pirates improved to 6-0 on Saturday, rolling to a 32-7 win over Pacific Lutheran at the Pine Bowl.

College soccer: Whitworth women finish in scoreless tie at Whitman

Andrea Stump made nine saves Wednesday to help Whitworth hold on for a scoreless double-overtime tie against host Whitman.

Washington State’s Ella Dederick earns Pac-12 women’s soccer honor

Washington State’s Ella Dederick was named Pac-12 Goalkeeper of the Week.

Whitworth men’s soccer team continues highest standards

Whitworth’s men’s soccer team has continued its high standards by reaching a No. 3 ranking in the nation.

Quick-starting Whitworth opens conference play by defeating George Fox

Whitworth got off to its usual fast start, which was too much for George Fox to overcome, in a conference-opening 37-14 victory Saturday for the Pirates’ homecoming at the Pine …

Quick-starting Whitworth opens conference play by defeating George Fox

Whitworth got off to its usual fast start, which was too much for George Fox to overcome, in a conference-opening 37-14 victory Saturday for the Pirates’ homecoming at the Pine …

How’s your Heisman pose?

In addition to the homecoming game between Whitworth and George Fox, fans who attend Saturday’s 1 p.m. tilt at the Pine Bowl will get a firsthand look at the famous …

George Fox’s game at Whitworth will create Tully reunion

Whitworth is hosting homecoming on Saturday, but the annual event has a deeper meaning as the Pirates welcome a George Fox team that is loaded with coaching ties to the …

Area roundup: Medalist Derek Bayley leads WSU to golf title

Washington State sophomore Derek Bayley claimed medalist honors and the Cougars won the team title Tuesday at the WSU Collegiate men’s golf tournament at Palouse Ridge Golf Club in Pullman. …

College volleyball notes: 5-foot-3 Maddye Dinsmore stands tall for Whitworth

Maddye Dinsmore is often the shortest player on the floor, but it’s impossible to overlook her impact on Whitworth volleyball. The 5-foot-3 setter is a four-year starter, second in program …

Soccer notebook: Area teams ruled nonconference play

Three area collegiate soccer teams have emerged from nonconference play with a full head of steam. The Washington State Cougars and Eastern Washington Eagles women and the Whitworth Pirates men …

Potent first half allows Whitworth Pirates to conquer La Verne

Whitworth raced to a 39-0 halftime lead Saturday before letting up on the gas against La Verne. The Leopards scored 20 unanswered points, but the Pirates held on to win …

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Whitworth opens football season with convincing victory

Whitworth didn’t start sharply, but an improved Pirates defense held Whittier in check long enough to allow the offense to roll over the Poets in an impressive 47-11 season-opening win …