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UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 11:07 p.m.

Whitworth to open NCAAs in Walla Walla against Claremont-M-S

At least Whitworth won’t have to catch a long-distance plane flight to this year’s NCAA Division III basketball tournament.

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 21, 2017, 3:18 p.m.

Whitworth pounds Redlands on diamond

Joel Condreay went 5 for 6 – all singles – with two runs batted in and two runs scored and Ryan Bird and Nicholas Nerud each had three hits and …

Whitworth’s Wilber wins 200 backstroke at NWC swimming championships

Whitworth’s Patrick Wilber won the men’s 200-yard backstroke and the Pirate men finished third at Northwest Conference Swimming Championships on Sunday in Federal Way, Washington.

Whitworth women run cold in fourth in loss to Pacific

Sarah Curl scored 20 points with nine rebounds and Pacific pulled away in the fourth quarter and beat visiting Whitworth 62-47 in a Northwest Conference game on Saturday in Forest …

Whitworth preseason favorite to repeat as NWC baseball champs

Whitworth has emerged as the favorite to win a second consecutive Northwest Conference baseball title in 2017, according to a pre-season poll of the league’s nine coaches as announced by …

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 11:34 p.m.

Whitman’s men run past Pirates in Division III showdown

The good news? Whitworth is still in second place in the Northwest Conference

Whitworth men dominate at free-throw line to dispatch Pacific Lutheran

The Whitworth Pirates learned a little more about themselves Saturday night.

Locally: Four area cross country coaches honored by state association

Four coaches with area ties were honored Friday when the Washington State Cross Country Coaches Association gathered in Tacoma.

Washington, Idaho and Whitworth football previews

The Pirates face the ultimate trap game by traveling to take on a Pioneers team trying to do anything it can to notch its first win of the season.

Whitworth’s ground game leads Pirates past Willamette

Kicking miscues and turnovers had Whitworth on the ropes late in the game, but the Pirates found their groove in the fourth quarter and pulled away Saturday for a 34-14 …

College roundup: Eagles notch first postseason win in women’s soccer

College roundup: Chloe Williams’ 15th goal of the season was historic.

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Whitworth’s softball season ends with regional shutout

For the third straight game and the final time this season, Whitworth’s bats went ice cold at an inopportune time.

Whitworth softball aims to take next step while hosting regional tournament

The Whitworth softball team won its first conference championship last year, but even with 31 wins the Pirates were left off the “at large” list for the NCAA Division III …

College sports: Four area athletes receive weekly honors

Eastern Washington senior Kaytlyn Coleman received her third consecutive athlete of the week honor Tuesday when the Big Sky Conference saluted her performance at the Mt. Sac Relays.

College baseball: UCLA sweeps Washington State to open Pac-12 Conference play

Griffin Canning scattered six hits over eight innings Saturday to lead UCLA (10-7) to a 5-2 win over Washington State in the first game of a Pac-12 Conference season-opening sweep …

College baseball: Utah Valley trips up Washington State in 11 innings

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College softball: Whitworth splits home doubleheader

College softball: Whitworth splits home doubleheader

Whitworth handles Puget Sound, will face PLU for NWC title

Puget Sound made it a game early, but the Loggers couldn’t chop down Whitworth center Drew Sears Thursday night as he led the No. 3 Pirates to a 75-58 win. …

Women’s basketball: Undefeated George Fox ends Whitworth’s season

Kaitlin Jamieson, Justine Benner and Kim Frost combined for 50 points Thursday as undefeated George Fox ended Whitworth’s season with a 95-64 victory in a Northwest Conference semifinal at Newberg, …

George Valle is Mr. Everything for Whitworth

George Valle was part of the first official recruiting class for Matt Logie after he was hired to lead Whitworth after Jim Hayford left for Eastern Washington.

KC McConnell has made an impact on Whitworth women’s basketball program

“Beach Body by KC,” the Whitworth women’s basketball players the off-season conditioning program that was the brainchild of guard KC McConnell from Clarkston.

Whits roll past Willamette on senior night

No. 5 Whitworth started strong Saturday night and rode senior star George Valle to an impressive 72-53 victory over the same Willamette team that took the Pirates to overtime in …

Whitworth center Drew Sears making big strides

Leading up to No. 5 Whitworth’s recent run of success, 6-foot-10 center Drew Sears played the role of a big man who never played in big moments.

Area roundup: EWU’s Coleman, Tarbert earn Big Sky track and field honors

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Whitman hands Whitworth men first loss


Top-ranked Whitworth turns to big scorers to sink Puget Sound

The Puget Sound Loggers tried to shoot their way to an upset Saturday night, but No. 1 Whitworth again turned to its big three scorers for an 87-68 victory.

Top-ranked Whitworth men work overtime to edge Willamette

Kenny Love made a pair of free throws with 35 seconds left in the fourth quarter Friday and the top-ranked Whitworth men opened the overtime period on a 5-0 run …

No. 2 Whitworth faces perennial powers in Las Vegas

The No. 2 Whitworth Pirates are gambling that a mid-season tournament in Las Vegas will help prepare them for another late-season run.

Second-ranked Whitworth men defeat Millsaps, improve to 9-0

The No. 2 Whitworth men’s basketball team led from the start Saturday and crushed an overmatched Millsaps College 86-47 in the first game for Pirates transfer guard AJ Grant.