March 15, 2012
Stratton named Interim head coach for football
Executive Director of Athletics Robert Coleman announced this afternoon that Todd Stratton has been officially named the Interim Head Coach for the Whittier College football team effective immediately.
January 27, 2012
Three Poets receive SCIAC All-Academic Team Honors
Three Poets were among a group of 40 student-athletes who were honored earlier this week as members of the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference All-Academic Team.
January 11, 2012
Hoover travels to China to learn about U.S./China Relations
Richard Hoover who has completed his senior year in impressive fashion on the football field finishing with 10 receptions for 113 yards and one touchdown received another surprise as he received a chance of a life time when he was asked to travel to Beijing and Shanghai to learn about the U.S./China Relations.
November 30, 2011
Football All-SCIAC Teams Announced; Three Poets earn recognition
The Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference released its Football All-SCIAC Teams this morning and Whittier had three players recognized on both the defensive and offensive sides of the ball including Travis Driskell, Tyler Portman, and Charles Scicli.
November 12, 2011
Poets lead short-lived; Upended in season finale to Leopards
The Whittier College football team fell in their season finale to the Leopards of the University of La Verne on a rainy, windy day in front of a fan base of 840 at Ortmayer Stadium.
November 5, 2011
Whittier offense held in check; Fall to No. 15 Redlands 49-6
The Whittier College football team fell to the Bulldogs of the University of Redlands 49-6 at Ted Runner Stadium in front of a fan base of over 1,000 as big plays ended up being the downfall for the Poets.
October 29, 2011
Seniors lead Poets to first SCIAC victory 58-27 over Sagehens
The Whittier College football team on a night where twenty seniors were recognized for playing in their final home game of their collegiate career got sent off with a 58-27 victory over the Sagehens of Pomona-Pitzer.
October 22, 2011
Late surge by Stags push CMS past Poets 31-30; Brigadier General Pete Dawkins Honored
On an afternoon full of tailgating parties, a parade of Poet athletes, homecoming events, and Brigadier General Pete Dawkins being named the Honorary Coach for the Purple and Gold, Whittier was unable to come away with the victory as they fell 31-30 to Claremont-M-S in front of over 2,500 Poet faithful.
October 15, 2011
Poets pounced on by Panthers 45-22
On a night full of homecoming extravaganzas, a firework display, a marching band, and a raucous crowd of over 3,000 strong, the Whittier College Poets were unable to come away with the victory despite fighting the entire game.
October 8, 2011
Poet offense shut down; No. 13 Cal Lutheran run to 2-0 in SCIAC
The Whittier College football team after coming off a 31-19 loss to Occidental College last week traveled to Thousand Oaks to take on the Kingsmen of Cal Lutheran University only to fall 56-0.
October 4, 2011
Poet’s football supported from overseas; Marines Don the Purple & Gold
The Whittier College football team is not only supported here at Whittier College and from the surrounding Whittier community but from abroad in Afghanistan from the 1st Battalion 3rd Marines Division.
October 1, 2011
Poets lose the "Battle for the Shoes”; 1961 Whittier football team honored
On a night when the Poets were poised to reclaim the “shoes” and after a convincing win over the University of Puget Sound 66-48 last week, Whittier was determined to make a statement.
September 28, 2011
Chris Lopez named SCIAC Athlete of the Week
Whittier College sophomore quarterback Chris Lopez was honored this morning as the SCIAC Male Athlete of the Week in the third week of voting.
September 24, 2011
Poets chop down Loggers; win home opener 66-48
The Whittier College men’s football team came out in impressive fashion as they won their first game of the 2011 season 66-48 over the Loggers of the University of Puget Sound, while at the same time winning their first home game since 2008 when they defeated Principia 44-6.
September 17, 2011
Poets fall to Cougars in season opener
The Whittier College football team opened their 2011 season as they traveled to Azusa Pacific on Saturday evening but was unable to come away with the win as they fell 51-3.
September 14, 2011
Whittier Football Sponsors Staff Sergeant Rocky Smith (1st Battalion 3rd Marines)
The Whittier College football team for the past two months have sent three care packages to Staff Sergeant Rocky Smith of the 1st battalion 3rd Marines Division based out of Afghanistan.
August 26, 2011
Jellerson Introduces 2011 Football Staff
Whittier College head football coach Kirk Jellerson announced this morning the 2011 football staff, which features five new coaches and four returners.
June 9, 2011
Whittier releases 2011 football schedule
The Poets will play four games at home and five on the road as head coach Kirk Jellerson officially released the Whittier College football team’s nine-game schedule earlier today. The season kicks off on Saturday, September 17, against Azusa Pacific.