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Tried and true…a Grizzly through and through.

Yakama Tribal pulls into tie with Christian for top spot in league

TOPPENISH – Refusing to give up any easy baskets from inside the key, forcing shots to come from the perimeter, the Yakama Tribal Eagles dealt the Sunnyside Christian Knights a 64-56 loss Tuesday evening.

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.

Coyotes nip SCHS by one

BURBANK – Battling back from a 13-point deficit in the late going, Sunnyside Christian nearly got the best of the Columbia-Burbank Coyotes Tuesday evening.

Two double-doubles by Broersma powers Knights to pair of wins

Neither Trout Lake nor Bickleton could contain 6’6” senior Darren Broersma last Friday and Saturday.

SCHS boys run past both Vandals, Cougars

Sunnyside Christian ran both Klickitat and Lyle/Wishram out of the gym last Friday and Saturday.

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Wild and wooly affair between Tribal, Christian

Entertaining – with a capital ‘E’. That’s one way to describe last night’s match-up between the Yakama Tribal and Sunnyside Christian boys basketball teams.

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Hot shooting Knights knock off Irish, 59-42

Connecting on 11-of-12 field goal attempts in the third quarter, the Sunnyside Christian High School boys basketball team rallied past the visiting DeSales Irish this past Saturday, 59-42.

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Nash propels Lady Vikes to second half comeback against Sunnyside Christian

Senior Alyssa Nash, held in check the first half of last Friday’s game by Sunnyside Christian, exploded for 18 points after intermission to lead the Mabton High School girls basketball team to a come-from-behind 68-56 win.

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Knights have need for speed

With speed to burn, the Mabton Vikings zipped past the Sunnyside Christian High School boys basketball team last Friday, 57-42.

Greyhounds snare two road victories

Coach Glenn Braman says they weren’t pretty, nonetheless, the Grandview High School boys basketball team picked up a couple of victories on the road this past weekend.

Naches Valley wears down Knights

Solid, physically athletic and with a deep bench, the class 1A Naches Valley Rangers wore down a depleted Sunnyside Christian line-up last night, 43-36.

’Hounds open play in CWAC with losses

The perennial powerhouse Grandview Greyhounds are in unfamiliar territory.

SCHS senior powers Knights to seven-point win

And…they’re off.

GHS boys looking to notch first win of season tonight against Sunnyside Grizzlies

With one game under their belts, the Grandview Greyhounds will be looking to get into the win column tonight (Tuesday).

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The family that vacations together…eats together

For some families, going on vacation means flying off to California for a four-night stay at Disneyland. For others, it’s enjoying the crackling fireplace in a cozy bungalow that’s within a stone’s throw of the ocean.

I pray our rights to religious freedom aren’t eroding away

Recall the old television commercial, the one that was easy to ignore because your mind told you something like that could never happen here?

Grandview grabs ‘ugly’ win at Top-Hi

It wasn’t the most polished of efforts, but as some say, a win is a win.

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Full steam ahead for Lady ’Hounds

The Lady Greyhound volleyball players aren’t going to get to rest on their laurels.

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Two Sunnyside golfers Banana Belt’s top finishers

Schutt low gross champ, Smith wins low net honors

Andrew Schutt of Sunnyside, this past weekend, bested what some might argue was the best field ever assembled for the annual Banana Belt.

Dolphins win battle of league heavyweights

SELAH – The Selah Dolphins, unbeaten in dual-meet action this summer and seeking a fifth consecutive league title, last night dealt the Sunnyside Sharks only their second loss of the season.

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Sharks victorious in Grandview pool

Claiming victory in 62 of the 73 races staged last night, the Sunnyside Sharks made off with a convincing 629-129 win over the host Grandview Neptunes.

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Sunnyside’s 10&U boys spark 507-232 rout of Piranhas

Round two action got underway for the Sunnyside swim team last Thursday, and it was more of the same for the Sharks.

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Badgers 10-run Sunnyside Christian twice

The Sunnyside Christian Knights didn’t exactly bring their ‘A’ game to last Friday’s home twin bill against visiting Tri-City Prep.

Sharks escape Toppenish pool with hard fought 418-364 victory

Sunnyside’s Newhouse clan - Gage, Myles and Brielle - combined for eight victories in the individual events last night to spark the Sharks to a tightly contested 418-364 win over the Toppenish Tarpons.

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Dolphins race past Sharks, 471-310

If there were any doubts as to which team is the favorite to win this year’s Mid-Valley Summer Swim League crown, they were laid to rest last night.

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The mystery of the tribute to an unknown soldier

A mystery of sorts, one that doesn’t necessarily need to be solved, has surfaced at Sunnyside’s Jerry Taylor Veterans Memorial Plaza.

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SCHS Knights square summer record at 4-4

Two, two-hit pitching performances in a doubleheader sweep over Grandview yesterday boosted the Sunnyside Christian High School summer baseball team’s record to 4-4 on the season.

Never kiss a bird!

Was sitting in my back yard the other night and watched as a robin pulled a worm from my freshly watered grass.

Bonzi, Marquez spearhead Sharks’ victory over Othello

Sunnyside’s Avery Bonzi and Matthew Marquez led a balanced attack by the Sharks last night.

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Neptunes no match for Sunnyside swimmers

Limiting the visiting Grandview Neptunes to just five wins in the 69 races staged last night, Sunnyside rolled to its third straight victory in Mid-Valley Summer Swim League play.

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Knights notch twin bill sweep

A last-inning, four-run rally – coupled with a 16-6 blowout in the nightcap – gave the Sunnyside Christian Knights a doubleheader sweep of the visiting Grandview High School summer baseball team Tuesday afternoon.

Sharks shred Piranhas, 495-258

The Sunnyside boys 10&U swimmers didn’t give up a single point to their Prosser counterparts last night, spearheading the Sharks to a dominating 495-258 victory over the host Piranhas.

Traditional flag-burning event spurned by city officials

Local golf course hosting public ceremony this Saturday, June 14

Troy Monholland, who heads up the American Legion’s traditional flag retirement ceremony in this area, isn’t all that pleased with the reception he got from city officials.

Knights absorb doubleheader losses in summer openers

Trekking south of the state line, the Sunnyside Christian High School summer baseball team dropped both ends of a doubleheader to the Stanfield nine yesterday.

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Sharks gobble up Naches Barracudas

Not facing much of a test in their season opener, the Sunnyside Sharks rang up a convincing 639-60 victory over the Naches Barracudas last night.

Mission accomplished!

Hannah Pond’s goal, simply put, was to make the cut for day-two action at the 2A State girls golf tournament last week.

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Knights’ playoff run ends in State quarter-finals

MEDICAL LAKE – On the plus side, Sunnyside Christian made it as far as the 1B State quarter-finals.

No clucking way!

Reportedly, a few bird brains asked the Sunnyside Planning Commission to consider revising the municipal code, the section that prohibits local folks from raising chickens within the city limits.

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Grandview sophomore recovers to clinch 2A State tourney berth

In golf, after writing a 13 on your scorecard, you pretty much know you’ve shot yourself in the foot and your round is a bust.

Mt. Adams pair ‘Christie’ champs

Two regulars at Toppenish’s Mt. Adams Country Club, Eric Holden and Laney Anderson, captured top honors in this year’s Bill Christie Memorial Two-Man Best Ball Tournament.

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First-ever trip to State for Knights

Sunnyside Christian High School is no stranger when it comes to qualifying to play at State tournaments. In basketball, that is, as the Knights have captured eight State titles in the last two decades.

Sunnyside Christian 10-runs Granger nine

Banging out 12 hits against the class 1A Granger Spartans varsity yesterday afternoon, 1B Sunnyside Christian 10-runned the home club.

Knights garner split

An 11-2 lead dissipated for the Sunnyside Christian High School baseball team last Friday, as the visiting Touchet Indians rallied for a 17-14 victory in the opening game of a twin bill.

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Sunnyside Christian improves record to 12-2

Two stellar pitching performances by Wyatt Hoff and Brandon Moore propelled the Sunnyside Christian Knights to a twin bill sweep of Lyle Tuesday afternoon.

Knights split twin bill against State tourney runners-up

Behind a complete game performance by hurler Wyatt Hoff, and some timely hitting by Brandon Moore and Brant Bosma, the Sunnyside Christian High School baseball team knocked off the Liberty Christian Patriots Tuesday afternoon, 7-1.

Sunnyside Christian wins twice on Zillah diamond

A pair of stellar pitching performances by Wyatt Hoff and Brandon Moore were the keys to a doubleheader sweep by the Sunnyside Christian High School baseball team yesterday afternoon.

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Whalen leads Ephrata to GHS invitational title

East Valley’s Raab claims medalist honors

East Valley’s Andrew Raab took home top individual honors from yesterday’s Grandview High School Golf Invitational.

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Bangs makes a bang for Sunnyside Christian

Triple play key in win over Naches

Baseball can be a strange game. Just ask Sunnyside Christian High School junior Ryan Bangs.

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