Grandview ties game with Grizzlies, 34-34
Coaches for the Grizzlies, Grandview Greyhounds and Wapato Wolves were able to see how well their teams will fare in competition at last night’s Sunnyside Boys Basketball Jamboree.
A fundraiser for the Grizzlies basketball program provided alumni a chance to show they still have skills Friday.
Edgar Brown Stadium is quiet today, but it will be filled with fans cheering on two teams competing for a chance at the 1B State football championship tomorrow. Sunnyside Christian and Odessa, formerly Odessa-Harrington, will be on the gridiron in tomorrow’s 4 p.m. State semi-final game tomorrow.
The Zillah Leopards swim team is working hard for coach Jake Kessler, who also coaches West Valley (Yakima) and Naches.
The Mustangs have a new head coach and three newcomers to the swim team this season.
Just one freshman joins Greyhounds
With just six members on the team, Grandview High School swim team coach Patrick Elerding is hoping this season will be one in which there are a lot of individual strides.
High point swimmers are Blount and Perez
The Grandview and Prosser girls swim coaches last night honored their school’s student athletes during a joint awards dinner.
From the first possession, the Sunnyside Christian Knights took charge of Friday’s 1B state quarter-final game against Cusick at Rich Leenhouts Stadium.
Girls look for challenge from bigger schools
Two coaches seeking a successful season in the Greater Columbia Gorge 1B league have vastly different seasons in front of them.
For veteran basketball coach Andy Affholter and first-year boys coach David Morse of the Spartans, the South Central Washington Athletic Conference is expected to be tough.
Greyhounds coaches are expecting the season to be full of formidable competition.
Players recognized in separate gatherings
Athletes who participated in Grizzlies fall sports were recently recognized for their hard work and effort.
Other driver failed to give right of way
A Mabton woman on her way to a card game is suffering minor injuries after her car struck another vehicle Monday.
The Columbia Basin Big 9 is highly competitive.
First-round playoff loss ends season
The Leopards’ hopes of winning a 1A state football title ended Friday night. The Newport Grizzlies defeated the Leopards, 13-6, in the first round of the 1A State Football Championships.
Of four Zillah swimmers competing in the 2A State Swim Championships at King County Aquatics Center last week, two qualified for B finals Saturday.
For the second year in a row the Knights advance to the 1B State quarter-final game.
The Sunnyside Christian volleyball team’s hopes of a trophy were dashed in three sets by Almira-Coulee-Hartline on Friday morning at the 1B State Volleyball Tournament at the Yakima Valley SunDome. The Warriors opened the 8 a.m. match with a 25-18 set win. They won the second set, 25-17 and clinched their bid for the fifth/sixth-place trophy match with a 25-16 win.
2017—2018 Sunnyside High School Bowling
It’s encouraging to have so many explore a new interest in any sport.
Friday start at 8 a.m. in loser-out affair
The Sunnyside Christian volleyball team is competing in the 1B State Volleyball Championships at the Yakima Valley SunDome today. They made it into today’s consolation brackets after defeating Providence Classical Christian, 3-0, yesterday morning.
Ely is named football Coach of the Year
The fall 2017 South Central Athletic Conference-West all league selections include a large contingency from the Spartans, as well as nearby Zillah.
Last Saturday one group of youngsters was fired up and ready for action, facing the challenge of their young lives.
Swimmers from across the state are converging on King County Aquatic Center on Friday for the State Swim Championships.
The Spartans were one of two Lower Yakima Valley volleyball teams denied a State berth last Saturday. Prosser was the other team.
First match is 9:45 a.m.
After being battle-tested in their playoff match against Naselle last Saturday, the Knights volleyball team will open tomorrow’s 1B State tournament against Providence Classical Christian.
The best showing from among the Lower Yakima Valley cross country runners at the State Cross Country Championships came from 1A Zillah.
Spartans season ends
The Granger Spartans saw their bid for a 1A State berth slip through their fingers Friday.
Leopards pull off 56-34 victory for state berth
The battle between the Leopards and Kiona-Benton Bears on Friday looked fierce.
It’s the second year-in-a-row
For the second year-in-a-row, Pullman upset Prosser’s hopes of competing in the 2A State playoffs with a 1-point win.
Bragging rights were on the line for the Grizzlies and the Eastmont Wildcats on Friday.
For gridiron fans, the Lower Yakima Valley has two teams competing in the first round of the state playoffs Friday. Sunnyside Christian hosts Pateros in 1B action at Clem Senn Field at 6 p.m. The Billy Goats (5-4) are hoping to upset the undefeated Knights (10-0), tied No. 1 in the Associated Press polls with 9-0 Odessa. Odessa, formerly Odessa-Harrington, ended the Knights’ season in the state semi-finals last year and was the eventual state champion. Odessa faces Almira/Coulee-Hartline (9-1), whose only loss this season was to Sunnyside Christian. The winners of the two games will face each other Nov. 17. The 1A Zillah Leopards are also in action Friday. The No.8-ranked Leopards (9-1) host the Newport Bears (8-1) at 7 p.m. on Andy Collins Memorial Field. Friday’s winner hosts the winner of the Connell-Colville playoff game Nov. 17.
Attorneys will try to reach plea for second time
The case against a former Grandview High School physical education teacher and track coach charged with exploiting a minor and three other charges was continued again last Friday. Zachary Joseph Sybouts, 27, was in Yakima County Superior Court for a hearing before Judge Kevin S. Naught, who agreed to continue the case.
In what’s been their typical fashion, the Sunnyside Christian Knights football team got an early foothold on last night’s game.
Cross country competitors from all classifications across the state are competing in the 2017 State Cross Country Championships at Sun Willows Golf Course on Saturday.
Dry Creek wins 4-of-5 years in a row
Organizers of the annual Northwest Nitro Nationals Pro Hillclimb are home from Las Vegas after receiving another Venue of the Year Award at the North American Hillclimbers Association awards banquet.
Seven qualify for consolations
The Grizzlies swim team traveled to Manta Ray Aquatics Center this past Thursday through Saturday for the District Swim and Dive meet.
Thanks to a 3-1 victory against the Eagles in yesterday’s first round of District play, the Granger Spartans have a chance at competing in the championship match Saturday.
What was a winning game is now a loss for the Mabton Vikings football team.
Koerner wins two events at District meet
The Grandview, Prosser and Zillah girls swim teams competed at the District 5/7 swim meet at Gibb Pool on the Washington State University campus Friday and Saturday.
Program still strong with 15 years of effort
For anyone who is unable to appreciate all the good in the community, they haven’t met the people behind the Little Grapplers wrestling program.
The Grandview and Prosser girls swim teams lost to Pullman on Saturday.
Preparing for this Friday’s Central Washington Athletic Conference playoffs between the north and south divisions, two Lower Yakima Valley teams are poised for action.
In spite of getting within 2 points of Camas in the third quarter, the Grizzlies were unable to get past the No. 1 team in the state in the fourth stanza Friday.
The Spartans were 7-0 going into the rivalry game against 6-1 Zillah on Friday.
It was homecoming for the Vikings, but Tri City Prep upset the celebratory mood with a 34-6 victory over its host.
Two games remain in regular season
The Knights are now 8-0 with two games remaining in the regular season.
Grandview man wounded; Prosser house hit by gunfire
Two drive-by shootings Friday are under investigation, including one that resulted in a man being struck by a bullet in the leg.
The Spartans were struck by Lightning last night, losing the girls soccer match, 10-0.
The Sunnyside girls swim team is wrapping up its regular season in preparation for the District meet.
Sunnyside Christian, Granger and Prosser all defeated their opponents in three volleyball sets last night.