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Whitworth's Kayla Leland named Female Regional Track Athlete of the Year

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Leland is a four-time All-American in track & field (indoor and outdoor) and a two-time All-American in cross country.

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Joial Griffith named as Whitworth's new women's basketball coach

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Whitworth is coming off a 10-15 record in 2017-18.  Griffith takes over for Higgs, who won 361 games in 24 years leading the Pirates and ranked 48th in total victories among active Division III coaches at the time of her retirement.

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Unlikely bond between Whitworth softball coaches stems back decades

"Even by touching just one person, if i can go out and do that to softball players or students or whoever it is that I come into contact with, then I'm furthering what he has done for me."

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Helen Higgs steps down as women's basketball coach

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Higgs concludes her coaching career at Whitworth with a record of 361-253. She ranked 48th in total victories among active NCAA Division III coaches heading into this season. 

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Kyle Roach named NABC First Team All-American

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Roach averaged a team-best 18.7 points per game this season, which ranked third in the NWC.

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Whitworth falls in 1st round of NCAA Tournament, 83-82

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Michael Scarlett scored 11 of his game-high 31 points in the final 3:15 of the game as Claremont-Mudd-Scripps edged 2nd-ranked Whitworth 83-82 in the first round of the NCAA Division III men's basketball tournament.

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Whitworth heading back to Walla Walla for NCAA Tournament rematch

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The announcement of the 2018 NCAA Division III men's basketball bracket had a very familiar look for the Whitworth University Pirates.

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Roach, Whitworth stun Whitman 91-88 in NWC tournament championship

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WALLA WALLA, Wash. – 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. Roach, the 2018 NWC Player of the Year, hit his shot over a defender from about 27 feet to lift the 4th-ranked Pirates to 24-3 and hand the Bucs the NWC's automatic bid to the NCAA Division III tournam... More>>

Kyle Roach named NWC Player of the Year

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Roach, a junior from Marinwood, California, becomes the 12th player in Pirate history to earn NWC Player of the Year recognition.

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Camy Aguinaldo named NWC Freshman of the Year

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The 5-3 guard from Honolulu averaged 15.3 points, 5.3 assists and 4.5 rebounds per game.  She led the conference in assists by a wide margin and ranked 23rd in all of NCAA Division III.

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Hull sparks Pirates' win over Willamette, 76-60

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The 4th-ranked Pirates (22-3 overall, 14-2 NWC) will now turn their attention to the NWC tournament semifinals on Thursday.

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Whitworth streak past Linfield, winning 77-57

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Whitworth opened the second half on fire, making its first six baskets from the field to complete the 18-0 spurt that spanned both halves.

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Whitman edges Whitworth 100-99 in NWC thriller

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im Howell hit two free throws with 0.9 seconds to play in the game to lift top-ranked Whitman to a 100-99 win over 4th-ranked Whitworth.

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5th ranked Blues defeat Whitworth women, 83-49

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Casey Poe scored a game-high 23 points as the fifth-ranked Whitman Blues defeated the Whitworth Pirates 83-49 on Tuesday evening.

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Three Bucs earn NWC weekly honors

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Roach (Jr., Marinwood, Calif.) scored a career-high 39 points to lead Whitworth to a 76-70 victory over Lewis & Clark.

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Roach lights up Lewis & Clark as Bucs edge Pioneers

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Kyle Roach poured in a career-high 39 points to lead 5th-ranked Whitworth to a 76-70 win at Lewis & Clark College on Saturday night at the Pamplin Center.

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Pirates fall to Pioneers 88-78 in overtime

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The Lewis & Clark Pioneers outscored the Whitworth Pirates by ten points in overtime to earn a 88-78 win Saturday evening.

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Whitworth outpaces Puget Sound, 111-97

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Jared Christy had 26 points, 14 rebounds and four assists to help the Pirates improve to 17-2 overall and 9-1 in the NWC. 

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Whitworth falls short against Puget Sound, 72-67

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Whitworth could not overcome Lange's size advantage and fell to 8-11 overall and 3-7 in the NWC.

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Whitworth uses huge 2nd half to beat PLU, 81-69

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The 4th-ranked Pirates trailed 38-18 late in the first half, but dominated the game from that point on to improve to 16-2 overall and 8-1 in the NWC.

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Pirate Women Blow Out PLU, 87-60

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Camy Aguinaldo scored 24 points to help the Pirates improve to 8-10 overall and 3-6 in the NWC and earn consecutive league wins for the first time this season. 

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Kyle Roach leads Whitworth past Linfield, 63-55

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Kyle Roach scored 18 of his game-high 21 points in the second half to help the Bucs claim their 20th consecutive win over Linfield.

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Whitworth falls to George Fox 86-78

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Kaitlin Jamieson's 21 points and 14 rebounds led the George Fox Bruins past the Whitworth Pirates 86-78 on Saturday evening. 

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Whitman pulls away from Whitworth late 91-75

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The Blues used a quick 11-0 burst to turn a 61-57 deficit into a 68-61 lead with eight minutes to play and went on to improve to 14-0 overall and 5-0 in the NWC.

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Whitman blows out Whitworth 101-62

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Casey Poe and Makana Stone scored 21 points each as the seventh-ranked Whitman Blues defeated the Whitworth Pirates 101-62.

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Bucs complete perfect NWC weekend with win over Pacific

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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.

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Late run pushes Pacific past Whitworth, 80-72

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The Pacific Boxers used 21 points from Liana Tanaka and a seven-point run in the final 1:44 to defeat the Whitworth Pirates 80-72 on Saturday evening. 

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Lewis & Clark edges out Whitworth 74-71

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Whitworth's attempt at a game-tying three-pointer at the final buzzer rimmed off and visiting Lewis & Clark came away with a 74-71 Northwest Conference women's basketball win on Friday night in the Whitworth Fieldhouse.

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Whitworth catches fire in 2nd half, routs Calvin 88-58

Whitworth put together its best 20 minutes of the season in an 88-58 win over visiting Calvin College in the finale of the Whitworth Men’s Classic sponsored by Quality Inn Oakwood on Saturday night.

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Whitworth falls at home to Wheaton 92-84

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Aston Francis scored 21 points and dished nine assists to lead visiting Wheaton College to a 92-84 win over 7th-ranked Whitworth University.

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Eagles fall to Saint Mary's 76-56 in Traveler's Basketball Invitational

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Delaney Hodgins put together her seventh straight double digit scoring game – ninth this season and 87th time in her career.

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Whitworth falls to Howard Payne 78-75

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Douglas (16 pts) and Kieckbusch (14 pts) contributed double-figure scoring for the Pirates.

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Whitworth baseball coach Dan Ramsay accepts manager position in Twins organization

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Dan Ramsay, who has guided the Whitworth University baseball program for the last nine years, is leaving the school to become the manager of the Minnesota Twins' minor league team in the Gulf Coast League.

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Whitworth falls to Carroll College in Holiday Classic 78-56

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The Pirates couldn't hold off Carroll College in the Holiday Classic finale, losing 78-56.

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Whitworth beats Colorado College 65-50 behind Douglas' 26 pts

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Grace Douglas scored 24 of her 26 points in the second half to lead the Whitworth Pirates to a 65-50 win over the Colorado College Tigers. 

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Whitworth start 2017-18 campaign with 87-59 win over Whittier

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The Pirates start the 2017-18 campaign 1-0, while the Poets fell to 0-1. Grace Douglas led Whitworth with 21 points and 5 assists.

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