Naches top team at Mabton Mat Classic

MABTON – This past Saturday the Mabton Vikings hosted the annual Mabton Mat Classic, which was won by Naches with 179 points.

Community input sought on rebranding Grizzly athletics

A strategy nearly doubling Sunnyside High School’s graduation rate in a span of five years is spurring on district officials to duplicate that success with Grizzly athletics.

Sunnyside girls champs at Grandview invitational

Host Lady ’Hounds third at 16-school tourney

Sunnyside, behind individual titlists Belen Torres (190 lbs.) and Cassidy Ochoa (235 lbs.), won top team honors at a 16-school girls wrestling invitational hosted last Saturday by Grandview.

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Grizzlies thrash three Tri-City foes

The Sunnyside Grizzly wrestling team, with five freshmen in the line-up, defeated all three of its opponents during a home triple-dual last Saturday.

No problems for Knights last weekend

It was a proverbial cakewalk for the Sunnyside Christian boys basketball team this past weekend. The Knights rolled to a pair of 77-20 and 66-23 wins over Glenwood and Klickitat, respectively.

SCHS remains undefeated in league play

The Sunnyside Christian girls improved their league record to 6-0, 11-2 overall this past Saturday against Klickitat, winning 68-17.

Bickleton girls winners against Klickitat, 75-39

The Bickleton High School girls basketball team returned home with a 75-39 win from Klickitat last Friday, but lost to Yakima Tribal (60-51) on the Lady Pirates’ home court the following night.

BHS boys split games

The Bickleton boys basketball team had a good start to its weekend, with a 58-46 win over Klickitat on Friday.

Vikes push past Kittitas

The Viking hoop team broke open a tight game with a 16-2 run in the second quarter to earn a 50-32 win over visiting Kittitas last Friday.

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Sneak peak

Sunnyside’s Angel Garza (#50) gets a good look at the basket before his scoring attempt is blocked by Colby Erb of Eastmont.

Grizzlies push past West Valley Rams

For all of two matches West Valley was in contention Thursday night before the Sunnyside Grizzly wrestling team rolled up its sleeves and dispatched the host Rams 60-15.

Sunnyside girls lose to Warden and Othello

Shorthanded due to injury and illness, the Lady Grizzly wrestling team battled before losing a pair of double-dual matches Thursday night.

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Greyhounds victorious in battle of winless clubs

The Grandview boys wrestling team got off the snide last night, and out of the CWAC cellar, by toppling the visiting East Valley Red Devils, 63-12.

New head tennis coach looks to bolster the ranks

With spring sports starting on March 1, Mike Thorpe is hoping to reach out and get more students interested in playing tennis at Sunnyside High School.

SHS swimmers wrap up league schedule

YAKIMA – Just three swimmers strong, the Sunnyside Grizzlies wrapped up Columbia Basin Big Nine League action this past Tuesday in Yakima.