Sports sign-ups start Thursday

Fall athletes prepare for start of season

Kickoff Classic set for Sept. 2

Only two Eastern Washington teams to play

Despite having half of the teams in state football title games last season, only two teams from Eastern Washington will play in the annual Emerald City Kickoff Classic on Sept. 2.

Dayton resident to lead salmon recovery

Gov. Inslee selects Steve Martin for statewide post

A local man has been selected to lead the governor’s Salmon Recover Office.

Moore leads Cowboys

Former Prosser Mustangs standout Kellen Moore led the Dallas Cowboys to a 20-18 win over the Arizona Cardinals last Saturday night.

Star Wars night on tap

The Tri-City Dust Devils minor league baseball team will be at home for a four-game stint against the Hillsboro, Ore., Hops beginning Friday.

More girls may grapple

There may be a new girls wrestling team in the high school ranks this year for Sunnyside and Grandview to contend with.

Zumba, yoga classes slated

The city Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting introduction to yoga and Zumba classes this month.

Leopards ready for fall

Fall sports are about to get under way for the Leopards.

Harts Pass road repairs begin Aug. 14

Harts Pass road work will begin Aug. 14, giving hikers renewed access to the Pacific Crest Trail in Okanogan County.

Hiker airlifted off Mt. Adams

Second rescue from ‘False Summit’ in less than a week

A helicopter search and rescue team plucked an injured hiker off Mount Adams shortly after noon Monday.

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Osoyoos draws valley racers

Jet Sports Association season finishes

Three watercross racers with ties to the Lower Yakima Valley hit the water for some cool racing this past weekend during the fourth annual Lake Osoyoos Cup in Deep Bay Park.

Pippins rally for win

The Yakima Valley Pippins were trailing the Corvallis Knights 4-3 with two runners on base and two outs in top of the ninth inning Saturday night but made a valiant comeback to win, 6-5.

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Benton City girl is rodeo queen

Alley is ready for her Grand entry

Although she has been the reigning Miss Toppenish Junior Rodeo Queen since January, Mikenzye Alley will make her first grand entry at the local rodeo tonight (Friday).

Interest high in Zillah grid job

Interviews for top job set for next week

Zillah High School has been unbeaten in league five consecutive years and been to the state 1A football playoffs six years in row.