The best may be yet to come.
WIAA Class 1A Girls State Basketball Tournament
When only three players can get the ball to drop through the hoop, and collectively a team makes just 16 percent of its shots from the field, a win is hard to come by. Especially so, if that team is playing at the WIAA Class 1A State Girls Basketball Tournament.
Sunnyside Lady Grizzlies bound for Tacoma Dome
Coach Rick Puente’s assessment that all 12 girls on his roster contributed mightily in last Saturday’s 61-45 State Sectional win over Auburn Mountainview couldn’t ring more true.
Lady Grizzlies Regional champs
It would come as no surprise if a construction crew had to be called in to reattach the roof to the Sunnyside High School gymnasium.
SHS Grizzlies Big Nine champs
For Sunnyside, there is no ‘I’ in team.
Holey smokes! Just when it looked like Selah had control of last night’s District tournament play-in game, the roof fell in on the Vikings.
Big Nine League title up for grabs this Friday
YAKIMA – Eleven…that’s the magic number for the Sunnyside Lady Grizzly basketball team.
In a sense, it was poetic justice. The only Sunnyside player the Falcons were able to contain last night - Selena Rubacava - was the one who burst Hanford’s final bubble.
Assuming the unlikely doesn’t happen in the final stages of conference play, the Valentine’s Day match-up between Sunnyside and Moses Lake will be for all the marbles.
Girls Prep Basketball
The state’s seventh-ranked class 2B team, the DeSales Irish, had no answer for Sunnyside Christian’s Stormee Van Belle last night.
Alvarez heating up as season wears on
The thing about Sunnyside this season, on any given night each of the girls who suits up is capable of leading the offensive charge.
SHS Coach Rick Puente has more weapons at his disposal than a two-star general sending a full battalion into battle.
Golden opportunities…they don’t come along all that often. But when they do, winners usually seize them and capture the moment.
Prosser brought little to the table last Friday, which opened the door for Sunnyside to feast on a 64-24 win.
After dismantling the offensively challenged Eisenhower Cadets last Friday night, Sunnyside emerged victorious on Saturday in a wild shootout against the Moses Lake Chiefs.
WHITE SWAN – “It’s a game we should have won,” Sunnyside Christian Coach Brian Bosma said.
KENNEWICK – Last season’s Big Nine League player of the year, Jordan Rodriguez, led a spirited effort by the Sunnyside High School girls basketball team last night.
Girls Prep Basketball
Second-half shooting woes cost the Sunnyside High School girls basketball team last Friday. Davis took advantage of that and rallied after intermission for a 61-50 victory.
Girls Prep Basketball
Sunnyside broke open a tight contest last night with a 41-27 second-half surge, which lifted the 3A Lady Grizzly basketball team to a convincing 71-53 non-league victory at 2A Grandview.
Substituting freely and without fear of a letdown, Coach Rick Puente got exactly what he was hoping for in last Friday’s season opener against the 2A East Valley Red Devils.
The posse, as I and my circle of friends refer to them, flamed out in the General Election earlier this week.
A teacher the Sunnyside School District has been attempting to sever ties with for just over a year tendered her resignation last week.
Roughly $300,000 and counting…that’s the ballpark figure the Sunnyside School District is on the hook for in attempting to sever ties with two teachers.
The Kennewick Lions are off the snide. The Sunnyside Grizzlies, however, are still in search of their first victory of the year.
Grizzlies drop first road game of 2013 season by score of 51-6
YAKIMA – Sunnyside High School’s cross-country squads didn’t exactly get off to a flying start in Big Nine League action Thursday afternoon.
Working under the direction of her father as the JV coach last season, 2008 Sunnyside High School graduate Jordyne Jaquish is now at the helm of the Lady Grizzly volleyball program.
Other than a family reunion in Portland, Ore. this past weekend, U.S. Congressman Doc Hastings is using the summer break from Washington D.C. to visit the folks he represents. It’s no small task, as his constituents live from as far south as the Columbia Gorge to as far north as the Canadian border.
If you’re using your fingers to count the number of Yakima Amateur Invitational titles Dusty Frontis has won, plan on using two hands. The Yakima golfer claimed his sixth championship this past weekend.
The Sunnyside Christian High School summer baseball team got off to a less than auspicious start in Three Rivers Senior Babe Ruth League play last Thursday.
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