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Jennie McGhan

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Five Sunnyside wrestlers advance to state

Romero claims 120-pound regional title

Just one Sunnyside wrestler won a regional championship Saturday at the tournament, which took place at Curtis High School.

Students gear up to Jumprope for Heart

Elementary school students will be raising funds for the American Heart Association Wednesday.

Greyhounds end season

Chronis tallies more than 1,300 points so far

Grandview was dealt a heartening 73-78 loss to Toppenish last night.

Spartans open district with 62-20 win

Boys open district at Warden tonight

The Spartans advance to tomorrow’s district game against River View or La Salle.

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Cheer squad 6th in division at state

State appearance second in 10 years

The Sunnyside Cheerleading team won sixth-place in the non-tumbling co-ed division at the state competition.

Postseason hoops action under way

District basketball action started earlier this week for Sunnyside Christian High School and continues tonight for several Lower Yakima Valley teams.

Hoops teams end regular season

The Sunnyside Christian, Prosser and Grandview boys basketball teams have secured berths in the district playoffs.

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1A South Central Athletic Conference-West District action

Granger wins team title, Zillah takes second place

Granger clinched the 1A South Central Athletic Conference-West team title Saturday even before championship bouts began.

Knights, Spartans head to playoffs

Sunnyside closes season at Eastmont

The Sunnyside Christian and Granger girls basketball teams are headed to the playoffs.

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Sunnyside girls win team title

Granger girls win two titles, Grandview has one champion

The Sunnyside girls wrestling team won the sub-regional title with 170 points Saturday at Hanford High School.

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Swimmers qualify for state

Grandview, Prosser teams compete in Pullman event

In addition to competing in the 100-yard breaststroke at the state swim championships Feb. 17-18, Grandview’s Tavian Valenzuela qualified for the 50-yard freestyle this past weekend.

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2B Eastern Washington Athletic Conference District action

Four Mabton grapplers to compete at regionals

Three Mabton Vikings earned district titles Saturday and advance to the 2B regional tournament Saturday.

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2A Central Washington Athletic Conference District action

Toppenish won the Central Washington Athletic Conference’s district wrestling title with 369.5 points Saturday.

Undefeated girls headed to district wrestling tournaments

It’s no easy feat to end the regular season undefeated.

Knights post win against Sherman

Sunnyside Christian’s girls won and the boys team lost last night’s games against Sherman, Ore.

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Final quarter surge gives Mustangs win

Teams end regular season on Friday

The Greyhounds hosted rival Prosser and lost, 35-45, after a fourth-quarter surge by the Mustangs.

Greyhounds win rivalry game

Mustangs have second loss in two nights

A second off night for Prosser resulted in a 67-46 win for the Greyhounds.

Spartans charge Zillah with loss

Last night’s girls rivalry basketball game between the Spartans and Leopards was also a battle to the bitter end.

One local team secures win Tuesday

The Spartans weren’t the only Lower Yakima Valley boys team to lose its Tuesday night game.

Grandview wins one, loses one

The Greyhounds girls basketball team lost 30-50 in Friday’s matchup against East Valley (Yakima) and defeated Quincy on Saturday, 62-29.

Knights, Spartans, Pirates, Greyhounds grab wins

Sunnyside Christian keeps No. 2 ranking

Three of seven Lower Yakima Valley boys basketball teams won their Friday games.

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Rollercoaster weekend for girls hoops

Maldonado sets scoring mark for Grizzlies

Two local teams suffered heartbreaking losses Friday.

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Teams wrap regular season

The regular season for the Grandview and Prosser swim teams, as well as Selah and East Valley came to an end yesterday.

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Grizzlies take on Moses Lake

The Grizzlies were challenged at home by Moses Lake, but prevailed last night, 32-23.

Tigers get girls, lose tails to boys

Christian boys win make-up

The Greyhounds hosted Ephrata and Sunnyside Christian hosted Kiona-Benton in a make-up from the first week of the season last night.

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Four area wrestlers win titles

Sunnyside JV second at Mid Valley Classic

The Sunnyside junior-varsity wrestling team came home with second-place honors Saturday from the Mid Valley Classic.

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Girls teams steady, strong

Lower Yakima Valley girls basketball teams continue to prove their unmistakable prowess on the hardwood.

Hoops teams experience weekend highs and lows

Just three of six boys basketball teams representing the Lower Yakima Valley had a winning weekend.

Bickleton splits weekend games

Pirates lose to Sunnyside Christian

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Team ready for first competition

Action begins at 10 a.m. tomorrow

The Sunnyside High School dance team is set to compete in Quincy tomorrow at 10 a.m.

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Lower Yakima Valley grapplers state ranked

The 4A Grizzlies have two grapplers listed among the Top 3 in their weight classes statewide, while 2A Grandview has one in the Top 10, and Mabton has two among the Top 6 in the B classification. 2A Prosser does not have any wrestlers ranked this week.

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Granger grapplers on top

No. 1-ranked Granger came out on top at Monday’s wrestling dual against league rival Zillah, 64-4.

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No. 6 Spartans defeat rival, 57-49

Castro scores 27 of team’s points against Leopards

Amidst the freezing rain and concerns regarding road conditions, the Leopards hosted their South Central Athletic Conference rival — Granger — last night.

No. 2 Leopards dispatch Granger, 83-61

Delp scores game high 26 points

The No. 2 ranked Leopards in the state 1A Ratings Percentage Index showed up league-rival Granger last night.

Grizzlies girls take third at Othello

Blankenship and Bautista take titles

Sunnyside took third place Saturday in the two-day Othello Girls Invitational wrestling tournament.

Plenty of excitement on the courts

Grizzlies grab first league win

Sunnyside, Sunnyside Christian, Prosser, Mabton and Bickleton boys basketball teams all posted wins this weekend.

Area girls hoops teams still leading

Area girls basketball teams from Prosser to Granger continue to be among the top teams in the state.

Sunnyside subdues Wenatchee, 58-9

Four pins, six decisions and two forfeits propelled Sunnyside to a 58-9 victory over the Panthers last night.

Valenzuela, Russell claim wins at swim meet

Pullman dominated yesterday’s swim meet against Grandview and Prosser, but each of the Lower Yakima Valley teams had strong individual performances.

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New manager positive about life, people

A 45-year veteran of the motorcycle industry has joined the family of the Lower Yakima Valley’s only powersports dealer.

Sunnyside keglers fall to Cadets

The high school bowling team felled 1,707 pins to Eisenhower’s 1,814 yesterday at Valley Lanes.

New RPI system, brings new perspective

A new seeding system is in place for this year’s state high school basketball tournaments.

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Fan-tastic fans

Fans are ready as the Seattle Seahawks play the Falcons on Saturday.

Some teams prevail, others struggle

After a successful weekend of basketball, the Prosser boys remain in the Top 4 basketball teams of the Central Washington Athletic Conference.

Girls power past opposition

Lower Yakima Valley girls hoops teams posted a clean sweep Friday night, all knocking off opponents.

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Greyhounds lose

In what looked to be a tightly contested game, the visiting Wildcats prevailed 85-81 over the Greyhounds.

Wrestlers compete at national duals

Two Lower Yakima Valley natives are among the Southern Oregon University Raider women competing at the National Wrestling Coaches Association national duals competition yesterday.

Girls fall to Wildcats

The Greyhounds lost last night, falling 46-58 to Toppenish.

Wrestlers tie Quincy, defeat Wahluke

Team prepares for Kelso Invitational

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Granger second at Hanford Winter Cup

Sunnyside, Prosser and Grandview also competed

The Granger Spartans wrestling team took second place overall Friday in the Hanford Winter Cup.