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The Whitworthian

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The Whitworthian

#17 Spencer Shipman throws a ball to first base at a NCAA baseball game against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, Saturday Apr. 6, 2024, at Whitworth University in Spokane, Wash. | Caleb Flegel/The Whitworthian

From rags to riches: Whitworth baseball’s comeback

March 27, 2024

Pitcher Aidan Smith (center) talks to his catcher Aaron Clogston (right) after a mound visit by head coach CJ Perry (left) at an NCAA baseball game against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, Saturday, Apr. 6,...

Whitworth baseball snaps nine-game losing streak in NWC opener

Whitworth baseball snaps nine-game losing streak in NWC opener

March 1, 2022

Katelyn McLean | Sports Editor The Whitworth baseball team lines the Merkel Baseball Field at a game last March vs Linfield. Mar.30 2021 Whitworth University. Spokane WA. | Ben Gallaway/The Whitworthian...

Whitworth Baseball 3-1 in first home series with Linfield

Whitworth Baseball 3-1 in first home series with Linfield

April 6, 2021

Katelyn McLean | Sports Editor Photo by Ben Gallaway Whitworth baseball opened the home portion of its season this weekend at Merkel Field against Linfield, taking three out of four games in the...

Whitworth baseball 1-3 in conference after opening weekend

March 29, 2021

Katelyn McLean | Sports Editor Whitworth baseball opened the Northwest Conference portion of its season at Whitman last weekend, winning Sunday morning’s game 10-7 and pushing their record to 1-3...

Pirate Baseball has winning record in non-conference play after second road trip

February 24, 2020

 The Pirates baseball team finished their second road trip of non conference play going 3-0 against Whitman, Willamette and Lewis and Clark. These non-conference matchups won’t count toward the...

Pirates Baseball sends two to MLB, looks to have bounce back 2019

February 25, 2019

“The most important key to having a strong season is the bond the team shares. The closer the players are to one another the more we have each other’s back and pick each other up,” -Grayson O’Neil

Advanced metrics: aid or distract?

December 19, 2018

Professional sports general managers should definitely factor analytics into their decisions because they have proven to be huge factors in making winning teams, but it shouldn’t change your base instinct on when to play a star in a big game.

Baseball falls to PLU

Baseball falls to PLU

March 22, 2018

Heidi Thom | Photographer The Pirates traveled to Parkland to pay Pacific Lutheran in a three-game conference series last weekend. The Whitworth pitching staff that  dominated George Fox the week...

Whitworth completes sweep of George Fox

Whitworth completes sweep of George Fox

March 14, 2018

Heidi Thom | Photographer Senior Brady Simmelink prepares to pitch Whitworth completed its sweep of 18th ranked George Fox this Sunday with a score of 7-1. The first game of Saturday’s double-header...

Baseball poised for success despite big changes

March 8, 2018

Whitworth Baseball has a new coach this season. This past January, coach Dan Ramsey, who has been head coach for the last nine years, left to become the manager of the Twins Rookie Ball affiliate...

Bucs upset top-seeded Linfield before falling in back-to-back games

Bucs’ upset top-seeded Linfield before falling in back-to-back games

April 25, 2017

Joel Condreay, '18, looks to drive a pitch against PLU earlier this season Pirate baseball won one of three games this weekend at the Northwest Conference Tournament, snatching their win from the...

Temporary Pirates provide lasting legacy

Temporary Pirates provide lasting legacy

April 14, 2017

The 2016 Whitworth baseball team began their season facing the third-ranked school in the nation, Emory University. Ryan Bird, '17 (Hannah Brekke | Photographer) Down by four runs through the...

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