College Sports


Missionaries end baseball season with 11-inning victory

SPOKANE — After all of the home runs and dramatic base hits, it was a pair of bases-loaded walks in the 11th inning that lifted visiting Whitman to a dramatic 8-6 victory over Whitworth in the finale of a Northwest Conference baseball series on Sunday afternoon at Merkel Field.

Welch leads Missionary men to seventh at NWC Championships

WOODBURN, Ore. — Andrew Welch scorched the Oregon Golf Association Course on Sunday morning with a 2-over-par 74 on the final day of the men’s Northwest Conference Championships.

Whitman women second at NWC golf championships

WOODBURN, Ore. — No. 10 nationally-ranked George Fox was crowned as team champion and Whitworth’s Mychal Schuster took medalist honors during the Northwest Conference women’s golf championship that wrapped up Sunday at the Oregon Golf Association Course.

Huskies sweep Washington State in Pac-12 baseball

SEATTLE — Four Washington pitchers combined on a six-hit shutout and the Huskies beat Washington State 2-0 for a Pac-12 doubleheader sweep at Husky Ballpark on Sunday.

Halliday shines at spring game

QB Connor Halliday throws for 326 yards and three touchdowns in WSU’s spring game in Spokane Saturday.

Whitman women's golf second at opening round of NWC championships

Whitman carded a team score of 333, good for second place, and trailed George Fox by 14 shots after the opening round of the Northwest Conference women’s golf championship at the par-73 Oregon Golf Association Course.

No. 27 nationally ranked Whitman tennis to play for NWC championship

The No. 27 nationally-ranked Whitman women’s tennis team earned the right to play for the Northwest Conference tournament championship with a 5-0 semifinal victory over Puget Sound on Saturday afternoon at its outdoor tennis facility.

Warriors lose late lead to WVC

Walla Walla Community College could not hold a two-run, seventh-inning lead here Saturday and dropped a 12-11 decision to NWAACC Eastern Region-leading Wenatchee Valley in the first game of a collegiate softball doubleheader at North Rotary Park.

WWCC baseball loses in NWAACC play

The Walla Walla Community College baseball dropped two games, 7-2 and 10-0, to Columbia Basin in NWAACC action on Saturday.

Missionaries split with Whitworth on diamond

Whitman College’s baseball team captured the opener of a Northwest Conference doubleheader here Saturday afternoon against host Whitworth University, downing the Pirates by a score of 7-4 to move the Missionaries to 19 wins — the most in a single season since 1982 — before falling, 8-6, to Whitworth in the nightcap at Merkel Field.

Whitman quartet tuned up for NWC main stage

Whitman men’s golf coach Peter McClure never intended to guide his team through the pitfalls of the 2013-14 Northwest Conference season with just four players on his roster.

Whits’ national golf goal still to be had

Skip Molitor sees an important similarity between his Whitman College women’s golf team and the school’s women’s basketball team that made such an amazing run to the NCAA Division III national championship game last month in Whitewater, Wis.

Perceived Zags-WSU scheduling slight has its reasons

Amid the firestorm last week greeting the news that Gonzaga was putting the squeeze on Washington State’s basketball schedule, GU athletic director Mike Roth observed, “Folks are making too much of it.”

Missionary women win own Invite

WALLA WALLA — Depth paid off for Whitman College Sunday at the Wine Valley Golf Club.

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Lewis-Clark State wins Whitman's men's Easter Invite

WALLA WALLA — Whitman College junior Scott Martin posted his second consecutive 1-over-par 73 and tied for third place individually in the school’s Easter Invitational men’s golf tournament that concluded Sunday at the Wine Valley Golf Club.