Stories for September 2007

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Friday, September 28

 

Dalrymple earns track championship

He only won two races and finished as runner-up in one this year, but Sunnyside's Josh Dalrymple earned enough points in this year's NHRA Jr. Dragster season to be named the track champion at Renegade Raceway in Parker.

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Hurtful story

I would like to say I am very saddened by this newspaper allowing such write-ups such as the one that was written about the Bickleton volleyball team (Sept. 10).

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Local band trying to get on the map

Formed in March of 2006, the band Diminished has quietly built a following and most recently took the top prize at a "battle of the bands" contest held in the Tri-Cities.

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Thursday, September 27

    

SHS Grizzly harriers clip Falcons' wings

RICHLAND - Jacob Rogers, Jordan Esqueda and Gracen Gonzalez all crossed the finish line ahead of the entire Hanford High School boys cross-country team to lead the Sunnyside Grizzlies to a 27-30 Columbia Basin League victory over the Falcons this past Tuesday.

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Wednesday, September 26

 

Lady Grizzlies victorious again

Things are starting to turn around for the Sunnyside volleyball team, which recorded its second straight victory last night with a 11-25, 25-15, 25-16, 25-13 win over the West Valley Rams.

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There are things to be learned standing on the sideline

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Tuesday, September 25

 

Merchants protest highway name change

It was quite obvious from last night's public hearing on whether the city of Sunnyside should change the name of Yakima Valley Highway to Wine Country Road, that business owners along the road didn't want it done.

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Monday, September 24

 

Greyhounds win one for Emerson

GRANDVIEW - On an emotion-filled night, the Grandview High School football team fought back tears and the Wapato Wolves to earn a 19-13 overtime win last Friday night.

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Lady Grizzlies beat 2A Wapato

WAPATO - The Sunnyside volleyball team improved its overall record to 2-5 with a straight set victory over the Wapato Wolves last Saturday.

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Close, but no win for Lady Pirates

GLENWOOD - In another match away from home, the Lady Pirates faced Trout Lake-Glenwood this past Friday night, battling it at the net through four games.

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Friday, September 21



Local agency shows support for cancer victims

In addition to being "trendy," pink hair extensions were added to the locks of the women and family members of Sunnyside's WorkSource office Thursday afternoon in an effort to raise cancer awareness.

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Grandview angler wins SNICKERS Big Bass award

RICHLAND - With 344 fishermen competing for the daily prize of the Big Bass award at the Wal-Mart FLW Western Division Series bass fishing tournament, Grandview's James Castillo earned the Big Bass prize last Wednesday and received $300.

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Mabton named 'model' school

MABTON - Students sit in groups in Ryan Downing's math class, discussing the problems and helping each other through them. It's part of the college preparatory math curriculum at Mabton Jr./Sr. High School.

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Story inaccurate

I must say that I am thoroughly disappointed in this publication for allowing the article "Lady Knights show Bickleton exactly what's up" to be printed with false accusations.

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Fugitive caught after long chase

It took several Sunnyside police officers and a bounty hunter named John to catch him but in the end Victor Carrillo was carted off to jail.

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Give all middle school football players time on the field

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Thursday, September 20

    

Teachers, administrators meet with mediator

GRANDVIEW - In the first of several mediation meetings this past Monday, the Grandview School District and Grandview Education Association discussed issues still needing resolution in the current contract dispute.

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Wednesday, September 19

 

Lightning singes Bickleton

BICKLETON - The 2B LaSalle Lightning struck quickly against Bickleton High School's volleyball team last night, winning in three straight games.

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Grandview soldier perishes in Iraq

GRANDVIEW - Army Specialist Matthew "Matt" Emerson, son of L.J. and Ginger Emerson of Grandview, died Monday, Sept. 17, while serving in Mosul, Iraq.

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Vying for title of Miss Sunnyside great experience

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Lady Grizzlies lose at Hanford

RICHLAND - The score was a little closer than some of their previous matches, but the Sunnyside girls soccer team still came away with a 7-1 defeat at Hanford High School last night.

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Tuesday, September 18

    

Monday, September 17



Great Grandview Grape Stomp draws large crowd

GRANDVIEW - All told, about 90 people spent Saturday afternoon stomping close to 2,000 pounds of grapes during the second annual Great Grandview Grape Stomp, which drew a crowd of about 300 people.

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Grizzlies dominate Davis

YAKIMA - Playing for their coach, the Sunnyside Grizzlies turned a 14-6 halftime lead into a 42-6 football blowout last Friday night in Yakima.

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Antassia Hammond named Miss Sunnyside

The theme of this year's Miss Sunnyside Pageant, held this past Saturday, was "Shanghai Surprise" and the pageant provided plenty of surprises, none more than for Antassia Hammond.

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Friday, September 14

    

Sunnyside throws monkey off its back

Finally, after going winless last season and losing its first two matches to start the 2007 season, the Sunnyside girls volleyball team beat the visiting Eastmont Wildcats 30-28, 26-24 and 25-19 in a hard fought league game Thursday night.

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Community participation encouraged for Sunshine Days Parade

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Mission to benefit from golf tourney

Come Oct. 3, sisters Jessica and Caitlin Aleman will head off to South Africa to help children in need. In order to help these children, the sisters are sponsoring the Tee-Off for Africa glow in the dark golf fundraiser at Granger's Cherry Hill Golf Course.

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Mendez, Sanchez tops in the field

GRANDVIEW - Though the Grandview cross country team lost its meet against Toppenish and Quincy Thursday night in Grandview, Jose Mendez and Jordan Sanchez were the top performers in the running field for Grandview.

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Thursday, September 13

 

Sunnyside Fire Department trains with controlled burn

Firefighters from the Sunnyside Fire Department, the Grandview Fire Department and Yakima County Fire District No. 5 were on scene at 4140 Outlook Rd. in Sunnyside last night (Wednesday) to participate in the controlled burn of a house.

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Braves shut out Sunnyside girls

KENNEWICK - Columbia Basin League power Kamiakin was too much for the Sunnyside High School girls soccer team last night, Wednesday, in a 10-0 win.

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Wednesday, September 12



Lady Grizzlies thumped by Falcons

The Sunnyside girls volleyball team ran into one of the best teams in the CBL Tuesday night, losing to Hanford in three games, 25-14, 25-12 and 25-23.

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Sunnyside receives $2.3 million construction grant

This past Monday, Sept. 10, the Sunnyside City Council amended its 2007-2012 six-year transportation improvement program to allow for a $2.3 million grant it received from the Yakima Valley Conference of Governments.

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Tuesday, September 11

  

A day at the derby

GRANDVIEW - An estimated 16 competitors turned out for the annual Grandview Soap Box Derby, held last Saturday on the city's Euclid Avenue hill.

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Monday, September 10

   

Model T cars roll through Sunnyside

Lower Valley motorists could be excused for doing a double-take, or two, this past weekend as about a dozen vintage Model T vehicles rolled through the area.

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Friday, September 7

 

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Fire district #5 personnel praised

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Grandview tames Wapato Wolves

WAPATO - The Grandview High School girls volleyball team quickly dispatched host Wapato last night, Thursday, in a 25-3, 25-9, 25-8 sweep.

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Sweet Adelines offers singing class

The Rolling Hills Chorus, the Mid-Columbia's barbershop harmony chorus for women, will present "Learn to Sing with the Sweet Adelines" a free, four-week group vocal class for women who love to sing.

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Grandview High to hold open house

GRANDVIEW - Grandview High School will host an open house/parent meet and greet on Wednesday, Sept. 12, beginning at 7 p.m. in the high school gym.

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Thursday, September 6

     

Wednesday, September 5

    

Greyhounds sweep volleyball tourney

ELLENSBURG - The Grandview High School volleyball team picked up where it left off last season by opening the 2007 campaign with a perfect 3-0 mark at last night's Ellensburg Jamboree.

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Davis outkicks Sunnyside girls

The 3A Sunnyside High School girls soccer team had its opportunities, just not enough of them in a 5-2 season opening loss at home last night to 4A Davis.

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Lady Knights go down in three

The Sunnyside Christian High School girls volleyball team opened season play last night, going down in three games to Liberty Christian 25-14, 25-22 and 25-8.

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Tuesday, September 4

    

Grizzlies run all over Greyhounds

For 48 minutes last Friday night the Sunnyside Grizzlies football team beat up on the Grandview Greyhounds, earning a 35-13 home victory to open their season.

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