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Jennie McGhan

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Neptunes win make-up meet, 509-264

A June 15 swim meet against Othello was rescheduled for Wednesday, and the Neptunes prevailed, 509-264.

Boy charged with assaulting officer

An 11-year-old boy involved in an incident that prompted the early closure of the city pool Wednesday was booked into the Yakima County Juvenile Detention Center after assaulting another child and an officer.

Sunnyside man scheduled for court tomorrow

A Sunnyside man is in court tomorrow for a trial confirmation.

Schools may lose out with state budget

Legislators passed a new state budget June 30, believing the $43.7 billion will help schools statewide.

All-American wrestlers lead July 26 clinic

Christian organization helps athletes

A one-day camp for youngsters interested in wrestling will take place July 26 at Sunnyside High School.

Selah powers past Neptunes, 605-217

The Neptunes were one of three Lower Yakima Valley teams hosting swim meets Tuesday.

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Babe Ruth team at state today

14-year-olds play ball Friday

One baseball team representing the Lower Yakima Valley take to the state championship diamonds today, and another will be at the championship for its age division Friday.

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Prosser swept away by Selah

Sunnyside defeats Naches, 426-396

Thursday’s home meet against Prosser was another of those overwhelming sweeps for the Dolphins.

Barnstorming tour Sunday in Prosser

Antique aircraft to land at airport

Local man threatens to burn down eatery

Sanchez in court for El Valle threats

A local man who threatened to burn down a popular Mexican restaurant was in Yakima County Superior Court yesterday.

Woman leads troopers on chase

Greene arrested at Rouse Road residence

A local woman accused of leading Washington State Patrol troopers on a chase appeared in Yakima County Superior Court yesterday.

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Rock groups inspire adventure, art

Colorful rock hounding catching on in Yakima Valley

A couple Yakima Valley groups are inspiring a different type of recreational activity.

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Youngsters get into the swing of tennis

Camp offers chance to learn new skills

For six weeks, Lower Yakima Valley youngsters can brush up on or learn new tennis skills.

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Sunnyside Sharks defeat Prosser, 486-282

The Sharks swim team defeated Prosser, 486-282, Thursday.

Blaze takes over lot in Sunnyside

Scoon Road fire threatens businesses, homes

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Boys of summer prepare for state

Gearing up for the Babe Ruth South Washington 15-year-old state tournament in Longview are players from Grandview, Prosser and Sunnyside.

Toppenish ekes out win

Tuesday’s meet against the Sunnyside Sharks was decided by a slim 414-398 margin.

Horses and bulls will take center stage

83rd annual Toppenish Rodeo starts tomorrow

One of the state’s longest running rodeo events takes place in time for the 4th of July holiday.

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Sunnyside hosts championships

Community support helpful to Sharks

One month from today more than 1,300 swimmers, parents and family members will converge on Central Park.

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Selah makes a splash against Sunnyside Sharks

Although the Selah Dolphins outpaced many of the Sharks Thursday to win, 544-265, several Sunnyside swimmers proved their mettle.

Sharks succumb to Selah

Dolphins in Sunnyside

Neptunes turned under by Toppenish

Tarpons churn water in Grandview

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Babe Ruth revived in Sunnyside

A program that has been unheard of for a few years locally is being revived.

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Grandview swamped by Selah

Five Neptunes win races

A few experienced swimmers competing for the Grandview Neptunes swim team last night were able to claim Top 2 finishes Tuesday, but the Dolphins overwhelmed the young team, 671-147.

Prosser edged by Othello

Teams open season

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Swim coaches preparing for season

Four former swimmers are leading the next generation in a sport they love.

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Grapplers raise $2,325 for teammate

Another $4,000 needed to help 9-year-old with blood disease

A car wash supporting a Little Grapplers teammate being treated for a rare blood disease at a Seattle hospital was a success, thanks to the support of the community.

Sunnyside Success

Christian school the second in the community with a trophy year

The second of two high schools in Sunnyside — Sunnyside Christian High School — had a successful athletic year with a boys 1B basketball state championship and state appearance by each of its other programs.

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Sunnyside Success

It’s been a year of success for the Sunnyside High School Grizzlies athletic program.

Alder Creek events start tomorrow

Carousel opens Friday, rodeo begins Saturday

Cowboys, cowgirls and the little dudes and gals are planning to attend the 107th annual Alder Creek Pioneer Picnic and Rodeo at Cleveland Park this weekend.

Car wash for local wrestler Saturday

A Sunnyside Lil Grapplers wrestler is still being treated for a rare blood disease and the wrestling team is hosting a car wash Saturday to help his family.

Foundation hosts golf tournament

The Northwest Community Foundation is hosting its annual Hogue Classic Golf Tournament tomorrow at Black Rock Creek Golf Course.

White tapped to coach Grizzlies cross country

The Sunnyside High School cross country team will have a new coach in the fall.

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Top scholars honored at banquet

It was an evening of celebrating the high school’s Mabton High School scholars and athletes.

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Pools opening soon

Sunnyside swim team first in the pool

The school year is nearly at its end and the weather is warming, reminding Lower Yakima Valley residents summer is nearly here.

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Hoops for Hope raises money for student center

More than 200 basketball competitors filled the parking lot at Grandview High School on Saturday.

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1B, 2B, 1A track teams bring home medals

Slack wins triple jump title for Zillah

One competitor from Lower Yakima Valley area teams won the state title in his in individual events at the 1B, 2B, 1A track and field championships at Eastern Washington University.

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Knights win hard-fought 4th-place trophy

Team fights back from first game loss

The third year’s the charm for Sunnyside Christian High School’s softball team.

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Medalists return to Lower Yakima Valley

Maltos lone Grizzlies medalist

Several medals were added to the count for three Lower Yakima Valley 2A and 4A teams at the state track and field championships at Tahoma High School on Friday and Saturday.

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Rollover crash shuts down Interstate 82

Drivers sustains minor injuries in Friday crash

Interstate 82 westbound was shut down just before 4 p.m. Friday after a vehicle towing a trailer overturned.

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Gas leak prompts school evacuation

Sierra Vista emptied as a precaution

Students at a local middle school were evacuated from their classrooms just before 2 p.m. yesterday.

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Grizzlies fail to qualify for state finals

Chronis claims third in 2A long jump finals

The Lower Yakima Valley has one state medalist after Thursday’s events in the state track and field championships at Tahoma High School.

First day of state meet done

Harvey, Gannon place in 1B events

Two Bickleton athletes were the only competitors from among the Lower Yakima Valley area’s 1B, 2B and 1A teams to place in yesterday’s state championship events at Eastern Washington University.

2A state track and field under way today

Chronis, Blakney first to compete

Track and field athletes from Grandview and Prosser are at Tahoma High School for the 2A state track and field championships today.

Knights on the state diamond

Sunnyside Christian plays two-time state foe

Kiwanis Park is ready for softball teams from throughout the 1B, 2B and 1A classifications.

Relay teams qualify for state

Linde, Maltos to compete in state races

Two relay teams and two individuals from Sunnyside High School are set to compete in the 4A state track and field championships at Mt. Tahoma High School in Tacoma.

Heffron cards 99 at state

Knights golfer misses second-day cut

The lone Sunnyside Christian golfer to compete in the 1B/2B Golf Tournament at Horn Rapids Golf Course yesterday missed the cut for a second day of action by 12 strokes.

Fastpitch team at state

The Sunnyside Christian fastpitch team is set to compete in the 1B state tournament in Yakima on Friday due to its two regional tournament wins at Medical Lake High School this past Monday.

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Players raise money for scholarships

Tournament pulls in $2,000 for academic opportunity

Organizers of the David Qu. Hernandez Memorial baseball tournament at Sunnyview Park on Saturday raised more than $2,000 for academic scholarships.