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Pirates Pound PLU on Homecoming Saturday

Whitworth University took over sole possession of first place in the Northwest Conference football standings with a 55-13 thumping of visiting Pacific Lutheran University on Homecoming Saturday in the Pine Bowl.

Whitworth defense Wraps Up 'Cats in 19-14 Win

Whitworth University used an explosive third quarter and a strong defensive effort to knock off 11th-ranked Linfield College in the Northwest Conference football opener for both schools on Saturday afternoon at Puryear Field in the Whitworth Pine Bowl.

Whitworth Holds Off Chapman 31-28

Whitworth University held off a late rally by Chapman University to defeat the defending SCIAC champions 31-28 on Puryear Field in the Whitworth Pine Bowl on Saturday afternoon.

Roach's Shot Lifts Whitworth to NWC Tournament Crown

 Kyle Roach's three-pointer as time expired lifted visiting Whitworth University to a stunning 91-88 win over top-ranked Whitman College in the championship of the Northwest Conference men's basketball tournament on Saturday night in Whitman's Sherwood Center.

Men Clinch Second Place in NWC Hoop Standings

With all five starters reaching double figures in points, 4th-ranked Whitworth held off visiting Linfield 86-75 on Friday night to clinch second place in the Northwest Conference men's basketball standings and the right to host a conference tournament semifinal next Thursday.

Puget Sound Women Overcome Whitworth 72-67

Jamie Lange had 26 points and 14 rebounds to lead visiting Puget Sound to a 72-67 see-saw Northwest Conference women's basketball win over Whitworth University on Saturday night.

Whitworth Outpaces Puget Sound 111-97

Six players scored in double figures as 4th-ranked Whitworth ran away from visiting Puget Sound 111-97 in a Northwest Conference men's basketball game on Saturday night.

Roach Leads Whitworth Past Linfield

 Trailing 40-38 with 11 minutes to play, visiting Whitworth used a 13-0 run over the next six minutes to take control in a 63-55 win at Linfield College on Saturday night at Ted Wilson Gymnasium.

Whitworth Drops George Fox 89-77

The third time was the charm for the Whitworth men's basketball team on Saturday night against visiting George Fox.  The third-ranked Pirates had three opportunities to put away the Bruins and did so on their third try in an 89-77 win on Saturday night in the Whitworth Fieldhouse.

Pirate Men Pull Out Physical Contest

Whitworth University held off visiting Pacific University 83-71 in a physical Northwest Conference men's basketball game on Saturday night in the Whitworth Fieldhouse.

Whitworth Rolls Willamette in Football Finale

SPOKANE, Wash. – Whitworth University ran out to a 43-6 halftime lead on the way to a  57-24 win over visiting Willamette University in the Northwest Conference football season finale for both teams on Saturday afternoon at the Pine Bowl.

Pirates Beat L&C 48-7 as Kolste Hits 10K

PORTLAND, Ore. – Ian Kolste threw for 305 yards to lead visiting Whitworth University to a 48-7 win at Lewis & Clark College and also reach 10,000 yards of total offense on Saturday afternoon.

Elms, McKay Batter the Boxers in 30-20 Win

FOREST GROVE, Ore. – A ten-point swing over a 30-second span at the end of the third quarter proved to be the difference for visiting Whitworth in a 30-20 win at Pacific University in a Northwest Conference football contest on Saturday afternoon.

Pirates Beat Puget Sound in Kolste's Return

SPOKANE, Wash. – Senior quarterback Ian Kolste made a successful return from an ankle injury to lead Whitworth to a 38-23 win over visiting Puget Sound and set his team's career record for total offense along the way.

Whitworth escapes with a 17-14 win over Pacific Lutheran

PUYALLUP, Wash. – Tariq Ellis ran 60 yards for the go-ahead touchdown in the third quarter and the Whitworth defense did not allow a point after halftime as the visiting Pirates came away with a 17-14 Northwest Conference football win on Saturday at Pacific Lutheran.

Whitworth falls in OT to VA Wesleyan in NCAA sectionals

DJ Woodmore made a pair of free throws with 1.2 seconds to play in overtime to clinch a 74-71 win for sixth-ranked Virginia Wesleyan over seventh-ranked Whitworth in the sectional semifinals of the NCAA Division III men's basketball tournament.