2011 Football News

May 8, 2012
Football Announces 2012 Schedule and Captains
Whitworth head football coach John Tully has announced the 2012 schedule and the 2012 team captains as his squad heads into the summer break.

January 24, 2012
In Memory of Doug Long
Doug Long, one of the finest football players in Whitworth University history and the last Pirate to play a regular season game in the National Football League, passed away late last week after a long and courageous battle with cancer.

December 6, 2011
Sulpizio Named Academic All-American in Football
Emilio Sulpizio has been voted to the 2011 Capital One Academic All-America Division III Football Team, sponsored by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

November 16, 2011
Nine Pirates Named to All-NWC Football Team
Ronnie Thomas and Austin Ehlo lead a group of nine Pirates who earned All-NWC football honors in 2011 and five others who picked up honorable mention consideration.

November 13, 2011
Sulpizio Named to Academic All-District Team
Emilio Sulpizio has been voted to the CoSIDA Academic NCAA Division III District VIII All-District 2011-12 Football Team by a vote of regional sports information directors.

November 12, 2011
Whitworth Slips Past Puget Sound in Season Finale
Ronnie Thomas ran for two touchdowns in the final six minutes to lead visiting Whitworth to a late 40-34 win at Puget Sound in the Northwest Conference football finale for both schools on Saturday afternoon at Baker Stadium.

November 7, 2011
Pirates Set to Finish Football Season at UPS
Whitworth will close the 2011 football season on Saturday at Puget Sound. It is the season finale for both teams and senior day for the Loggers. The game will kick off at 1:00 p.m. and will be heard live in Spokane on KSBN 1230am and on the internet on KSBN.net.

November 5, 2011
Pirates Put Scare into Fifth-ranked Linfield
Whitworth matched fifth-ranked Linfield touchdown for touchdown, but four missed extra points was the difference in the visiting Wildcats' 42-38 win over the Pirates in a Northwest Conference football game on Saturday afternoon at the Pine Bowl.

October 29, 2011
Whitworth Wins Double OT Thriller at Willamette
Bryan Peterson hit Austin Ehlo with a 25-yard touchdown in the second overtime, then the pair connected again for the winning two-point conversion as Whitworth earned a 25-24 overtime thriller at Willamette in a Northwest Conference football game on Saturday afternoon at McCulloch Stadium.

October 22, 2011
Whitworth Rolls Past Pacific (Ore.)
Whitworth, whose season so far has been defined by the breaks that have gone against it, posted season highs in points, total yards and rushing yards during a 48-6 win over visiting Pacific in a Northwest Conference game on Saturday afternoon at the Pine Bowl.

October 15, 2011
Whitworth Falls at Lewis & Clark
Lewis & Clark built a 17-point third quarter lead then held on to defeat visiting Whitworth 30-22 in a Northwest Conference football game on Saturday afternoon at Griswold Stadium.

October 8, 2011
PLU Edges Whitworth on Last-Second Field Goal
Nick Kaylor booted a 36-yard field goal as time expired to give visiting Pacific Lutheran a dramatic 20-17 win over Whitworth in a Northwest Conference football game on Saturday afternoon at the Pine Bowl.

September 17, 2011
Whitworth Loses to Nationally-Ranked Redlands
Two key fumbles may have been the difference between a frustrating loss and a season-charging upset for Whitworth in a 30-20 non-conference football loss to visiting Redlands on Saturday afternoon at the Pine Bowl.

September 10, 2011
Whitworth Pounds Pomona-Pitzer for First Win of 2011
Whitworth ground out a methodical 34-7 win over visiting Pomona-Pitzer in a non-conference NCAA Division III football match-up on Saturday afternoon at the Pine Bowl.

September 3, 2011
Whitworth Falls at Chapman in Season Opener
Mauricio Alfonso kicked a 32-yard field goal with 6.8 seconds left in the game to lift Chapman to a 16-14 win over visiting Whitworth in the football opener for both schools on Saturday night at Ernie Chapman Stadium.