Stories for September 2006

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Thursday, September 28

   

Student charged with assault

A "bantering" episode in a classroom at Sierra Vista Middle School yesterday ended with one 14-year-old student injured and another, also 14, taken to the juvenile detention facility in Yakima.

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Wednesday, September 27

    

Esqueda, Messmore Sunnyside's leaders at league meet

EAST WENATCHEE - Having ran in the competitive Apple Ridge Invite in Cowiche just three days before, there wasn't a lot of fire in the bellies of the Sunnyside High School cross country harriers yesterday at the Columbia Basin League meet on Eastmont's home course.

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GHS girls declaw Tigers

GRANDVIEW - It was short and sweet as the Grandview volleyball team continued its winning ways with a 3-0 sweep of visiting Ephrata last night in CWAC action.

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Rams knock off Lady Grizzlies

YAKIMA - Throughout the Lady Grizzlies' season this year there have been some very close games the team has lost. Games that if won, could have made a big difference in the outcome of the match.

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Tuesday, September 26

   

JV Grizzlies score first TD's of season

KENNEWICK - After sustaining a pair of shutouts in its first two games of the season, the Sunnyside High School JV football team broke through yesterday and got on the scoreboard.

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Rounds perfect in football forecast contest

Steve Rounds took first place and the bonus money this week for guessing all games correctly in the football forecast. Having guessed all 11 games correctly he made off with not only the $50 first prize but the $20 bonus as well. Rounds, a native Sunnysider who now lives in Portland is a regular entrant along with his brother Dave, also of Portland, and mother and brother Pat and Eric of Sunnyside.

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Monday, September 25

 

SCHS takes first loss of season

The Sunnyside Christian High School volleyball team learned two valuable life lessons last Friday night during a home league match with Klickitat.

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Lady Grizzlies get win over weekend

The Sunnyside volleyball team picked up its third win of the season this past weekend with a 25-15, 25-11 and 25-15 non-league victory over the Wapato Wolves.

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Poor run defense dooms Greyhounds

WAPATO - The Grandview Greyhounds lost in a shoot-out to the Wapato Wolves last Friday night 37-30, thanks in large part to the Wolves' Chris Gaytan, who ran all over the Greyhound defense for 249 yards.

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Vikings battle for homecoming win

MABTON - Two goal line stands and an interception to thwart another drive would be a day's work for most defenders. But all that happened in just the first quarter for the Mabton football team, which held off White Swan 21-6 for a homecoming win this past Friday.

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Injured Grizzlies hold their own against Kennewick

Despite losing starting quarterback Adrian Cantu to injury just after halftime and playing the entire game without bruising running back B.J. Miller, the Sunnyside Grizzlies held their own against the visiting Kennewick Lions last Friday night.

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Friday, September 22



Suns set on Grizzlies

For most of Thursday night, Sunnyside and Southridge both played intense volleyball. Girls were nailing serves down the line, blasting kills and making incredible digs.

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The Newcomer

Though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death...or sail a deadly sea

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Warehouse Theatre play opens Sept. 29

YAKIMA - Five of Yakima's most popular veteran actors have come together to bring (Seattle playwright) Kate Forgette's "The O'Conner Girls" to the Warehouse Theatre stage, opening Friday, Sept. 29, and running Thursday through Saturday until Oct. 14.

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A ray of hope for Sunshine Days

Vendors selling undergarments, three cd booths blaring music (some of it objectionable) non-stop, not to mention a downtown bereft of activities.

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Lady Grizz get first soccer win

WAPATO - The Sunnyside girls soccer team rallied from a 3-1 halftime deficit last night to down 2A Wapato 4-3 and claim its first win of the season.

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'Hands Around the World' multi-cultural event Sept. 30

PASCO - Mission Possible is hosting "Hands Around the World," a regional multi-cultural event aimed at educating, sharing and celebrating the cultural diversity of our communities and our world. This year's annual event is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 30, from 9a.m. to 9p.m. at the TRAC in Pasco.

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Thursday, September 21

  

Working Stiff

Mentors help store clerk climb to her veterinarian office work goals

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Wednesday, September 20

   

Raschko sets the pace in Apple Ridge Run Tuesday

COWICHE - Bickleton's lone female cross country contender, Danielle Raschko, led the way for three-quarters of the course at the Apple Ridge Run in Cowiche Tuesday before being overtaken by Kaitlyn Yamane of Warden.

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4A Davis falls to Sunnyside girls

Reeling from four straight losses, the Sunnyside volleyball team bounced back Tuesday night by beating the 4A Davis Pirates in five ono-league games 25-14, 21-25, 25-22, 19-25 and 15-9.

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Knights suffer first loss of the season

MOSES LAKE - After four straight victories to open the season, the Sunnyside Christian High School soccer team tasted defeat for the first time Tuesday, losing to Moses Lake Christian Academy 4-3.

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Diaz, Mendez top tournament finishers

Steve Diaz of Grandview and Erica Mendez of Sunnyside won the men's and women's singles titles at this past weekend's Sunnyside Sunshine Days Tennis Tournament.

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Local kid makes good!

Sunnyside Noon Rotarians welcomed back to Sunnyside a 1995 graduate of Sunnyside High School, who came to town Monday to tell them he had a plan that could bring better health care to their employees at a lower rate to the employer.

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Tuesday, September 19



Home building taking less time

New construction on two houses in Villa Real Estates off West Edison Avenue in Sunnyside is coming along quickly thanks to panel construction.

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Monday, September 18

 

Vikings edged at home

MABTON - For the second time in three weeks, the Mabton football team lost by just a touchdown as the host Vikings fell 14-7 last Friday night to Kiona-Benton.

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Friday, September 15

  

Lady Grizzlies still looking for first win

"With only three starters from last year's team, we are like an infant struggling to take its first steps," Sunnyside girls soccer coach Kathy Jolliff said of her team, which lost 9-0 at home last night to 2A East Valley.

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G'view routs Toppenish

TOPPENISH - It was another day, another sweep for the Grandview volleyball team, which cruised 3-0 past Toppenish last night.

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Oct. 10 vigil, march to protest violence

"There are three kinds of people," says Sunnyside Police Chief Ed Radder. "The victims of violent crimes, those who know a victim of violent crime and people who are just committed to their community."

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Thursday, September 14



JV Grizzly gridders lose 42-0 to Panthers

WENATCHEE - Despite sustaining a 42-0 thrashing at the hands of the Wenatchee Panthers junior varsity squad this past Monday, the Sunnyside High School JV football team returned home on a positive note.

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Goins remains hot on golf links

EAST WENATCHEE - Grandview's Robbie Goins continued his scorching play on the golf links at a Central Washington PGA pro-am event held this past Monday at Highlander Golf Course.

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S'side team claims runner-up honors

Fielding a team made up mostly of fathers and sons, the Kino's mens slo-pitch softball team of Sunnyside finished second in a Chicano/Latino 13-team tourney held this past weekend at SunnyView Park.

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Wednesday, September 13

   

Sierra Vista awaits final touches

The new Sierra Vista Middle School is open for classes, but there are some items to be wrapped up before the Sunnyside School District signs off that the project is completed.

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Mabton Vikings win against Highland

MABTON - The Mabton High School varsity volleyball team won all three of its games against Highland last night in the season opener for the Lady Vikings.

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Lady Knights rally past LaSalle

A renewed focus on defense and the service game rallied the Sunnyside Christian volleyball team to a 3-2 home win last night over league foe LaSalle.

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Service runs doom Lady Grizzlies

RICHLAND - The Sunnyside volleyball team watched with frustration as servers for Hanford had huge runs in each game, helping the Falcons roll over the Lady Grizzlies 25-8, 25-17 and 25-10, Tuesday night.

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Lady Hounds lose to Wapato

GRANDVIEW - The Grandview Greyhounds finally got the monkey off their back when Anna George dribbled the ball down the field and scored with 10 minutes left to play.

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Tuesday, September 12



Candidate stumps for votes

A Lion ventured into the den of the Noon Rotary Club yesterday, carrying a message he promised would be "short and sweet".

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Sunnyside Grid Kid teams struggle

Unable to stop the off tackle runs of the Zillah Grid Kid "A" team, Sunnyside suffered a 42-6 loss this past Saturday, its second loss of the season. Giving up 30 first half points the Sunnyside eleven dug a hole that's tough for any team to get out of.

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Monday, September 11

  

S'side church honors heroes

"I thank God for heroes," Cornerstone Assembly of God Pastor Bob Widmann told his congregation Sunday. "Police officers may not look at themselves as heroes, but I look at them as heroes."

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Vikes lose at Warden

WARDEN - Always a tough 1A football school, host Warden proved too much for Mabton in a 30-6 Vikings' loss in non-league action last Friday.

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Lady Pirates struggle with hitting, lose to Prescott

BICKLETON - Bickleton's Lady Pirates needed a stronger hitting team in their match against Prescott last Saturday, but came through strong on passing and their sets were pretty good. But, the effort of the ladies just wasn't enough to beat out Prescott.

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ELLENSBURG - The Grandview Greyhounds varsity boys cross-country team placed eighth at this past Saturday's Ellensburg Invite. They earned 239 points for their efforts at the meet.

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Lady Grizzlies fourth at SunDome Classic

YAKIMA - This past Saturday at the SunDome Classic the Sunnyside Lady Grizzlies got a chance to measure themselves against state 3A teams and snuck a look at one of its future opponents.

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Friday, September 8

  

Hinzerling Winery to celebrate 30th anniversary

PROSSER - Founded in 1976 by the Wallace family, Hinzerling Winery will celebrate its 30th anniversary with a special retrospective tasting and dinner at the Vintner's Inn restaurant at Hinzerling Winery in Prosser, Saturday, Sept. 16, beginning at 6 p.m.

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CD Review

"Come Closer"- not your everyday brand of pop

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Kamiakin too strong for S'side girls

KENNEWICK - The Sunnyside Grizzlies volleyball team traveled to Kennewick last night and got a taste of what 4A competition might be like against Kamiakin. The Braves beat the Lady Grizzlies in straight games 25-10, 25-7 and 25-19.

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Lady 'Hounds bow to Selah

GRANDVIEW - For nearly 30 minutes the Grandview girls soccer team kept Selah within its sight, trailing 1-0. Then things started to unravel for the Greyhounds.

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Thursday, September 7

      

Wednesday, September 6



Aunt reports assault by nieces

A 35-year-old woman called Sunnyside police for help yesterday, Sept. 5, at 9:21 a.m., reporting she was assaulted by three nieces, ages 13, 14 and 15, and a second 15-year-old.

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Grandview Council tours wastewater plant

GRANDVIEW - The Grandview City Council took a tour of the city's wastewater treatment plant Tuesday night and then approved the reallocation of several businesses' wastewater capacities.

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Philippine natives making a new life in Sunnyside

Living in San Carlos, Negros, in the Philippines, Roy and Anne Pasicaran led a comfortable life. They both had jobs, Roy as a civil engineer and Anne as an OB nurse. The couple lived with Anne's family and enjoyed the weather and the food their home country offered.

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Tuesday, September 5

   

Grizzlies out last Greyhounds

GRANDVIEW - One word can describe the outcome of Friday night's game between the Sunnyside Grizzlies and the Grandview Greyhounds.

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Back yard farmers harvest bountiful crop

GRANDVIEW - There are many attractions to behold in the back yard of Chuck and Elva Mattocks' Grandview home. They have made excellent use of the limited space they have and are able to produce a variety of fruits and vegetables.

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Friday, September 1

    

Grape Stomp returns to G'view

GRANDVIEW - Registration is now underway for teams competing in the annual Great Grandview Grape Stomp to be held from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 23.

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Forum

Money firefighters collected will stay here to help kids

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