Bumping Lake incident illustrates need for water safety

Although water safety is usually perceived as a summertime issue, there are water perils in this area later in the year as well.

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Mabton takes on Lind-Ritzville in state 2B football opener

Friday, Nov. 13, 6 p.m. • Lind-Ritzville High School • 209 E. Wellsandt Ave., Ritzville

“This is the biggest test we’ve come across in a long time,” Mabton football coach Trevor Curtis says of tackling state-ranked powerhouse Lind-Ritzville in tonight’s state 2B football playoff opener.

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Knights spike Red Devils

Sunnyside Christian girls win 1B state volleyball opener

The Sunnyside Christian girls win state 1B volleyball tournament opener, advance to the quarterfinals

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Sharks keeping the legacy alive

The Sunnyside Sharks summer swim team has been a Mid-Valley Swim League powerhouse for several years.

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Grizzly cheerleaders perform during UW Spirit Day festivities

Sunnyside High School cheerleaders are accustomed to performing in front of packed, noisy crowds on football fields around the Yakima Valley.

Chronis earns WIAA honors

Greyhound football player Gunner Chronis has earned 2A male Athlete of the Week honors from the WIAA.

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Sunnyside Christian Knights up against Neah Bay tomorrow

The Sunnyside Christian volleyball team is headed to the SunDome tomorrow to face Neah Bay in an opening round rematch in the state tournament. Game time is 11:30 a.m.

Fall chinook return in record numbers

Fall chinook salmon are returning to the Hanford Reach section of the Columbia River in record-setting numbers. Scientists estimate 200,000 chinook are spawning in the Hanford Reach, the most fish ever counted in this area since dams were constructed in the 1930s.

Grizzlies earn all-league honors

A fall high school sports season that saw two cross country runners qualify for State and the football team have its best year in nearly a decade garnered several Grizzlies Big 9 all-league honors.

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Belief in athletes changes mindsets

The 2015 football season was one of the most successful in about 10 years.

Thornton earns top pick honors

A local woman stood out among participants in last week’s football contest.

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Trophy time

Sunnyside league bowling report


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Two Grizzlies compete at state

Sunnyside High School’s Dallas Borrego and Jeniya Guillen ended their cross country season on a high note last Saturday, competing at the state 4A girls cross country championships.

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Bickleton’s Andrew Gannon ends career with personal best

Bickleton High School senior Andrew Gannon finished his high school cross country career with a trip to the podium this past Saturday at Sun Willows during the Washington state boys 1B/2B cross country championships.