Okanogan Bulldogs top Spartans, 59-39
There were tears of joy and despair Saturday at the end of the third-place trophy game between Okanogan and Granger.
The Sunnyside Grizzlies girls basketball team was one of five Lower Yakima Valley teams to claim hardware in the Hardwood Classic.
Sunnyside to face regional foe Central Valley (Spokane) at 9:30 a.m.
Sunnyside, Central Valley (Spokane) rematch slated in state 4A trophy game.
Spartans, Bulldogs fall in semifinals Friday night
Granger girls fall to Mount Baker, 58-65; Okanogan loses to Cashmere, 36-41
Sunnyside Christian upended No. 1-ranked Neah Bay, 58-48, last night.
Although the Sunnyside Grizzlies girls basketball team fell 48-47 in the final moments of yesterday’s quarterfinal against Glacier Peak, there’s still a chance to bring home the hardware.
The Granger Spartans girls took charge of yesterday’s quarterfinal game against Meridian and never looked back.
The Zillah Leopards boys basketball team handily won yesterday’s quarterfinal, 81-54, against Cascade Christian.
Cox only Mustang senior; team plans return
The Prosser Mustangs girls team was happy to bring their program to the Hardwood Classic after a 7-year drought.
Second have surge powers Grizzlies to 55-46 win
It was a tale of two halves for the Sunnyside Grizzlies girls team.
Statebound: Hardwood Classic starts with loser-out games
The Prosser boys basketball team won its regional game Saturday, 73-58, ending Centralia’s season.
Keeping their eye on a state 1B Hardwood Classic title, the Sunnyside Christian boys clinched a state quarterfinal victory Saturday by defeating Chief Kitsap, 42-17.
Statebound: Hardwood Classic starts with loser-out games
Although they lost, 49-63, Saturday to defending state Central Valley, Sunnyside girls shouldn’t be ashamed.
Sunnyside Christian earned a state berth Saturday by overpowering Taholah, 75-26, at Chiawana High School.
For the fourth consecutive year, the Mabton girls basketball team has a chance at a state trophy.
The Granger Spartans boys basketball team’s hopes of playing at the Hardwood Classic this week were dashed by LaSalle on Friday in the regional loser-out game at Davis High School.
Spartans play Thursday, Prosser plays Wednesday
The Granger Spartans girls basketball team is in the state quarter-final game, having defeated Bellevue Christian, 62-41, on Friday at Davis High School.
Coming off a difficult loss against Moses Lake last Saturday, the No. 4 Grizzlies are ready to battle against Central Valley (Spokane) tomorrow at 6 p.m.
The Knights are gearing up for tomorrow’s 2 p.m. regional game at Chiawana High School against the Chief Kitsap Bears.
After losing the district title game to rival Zillah last Saturday, the Spartans are hoping to redeem themselves in the regional tilt against Bellevue Christian on Friday.
The road to the regional tournament hasn’t always been smooth for the Mustangs boys basketball team.
Koerner, Russell, Valenzuela pace Lower Yakima Valley
Although none of the Lower Valley swimmers from Zillah, Grandview and Prosser were among the Top 8, a couple made it into the finals at the state swimming championships at Weyerhauser King County Aquatics Center last Friday and Saturday.
Only one Sunnyside wrestler brought home a gold medal Saturday from Mat Classic XXIX.
One area girl won a state title Saturday at the annual Mat Classic in the Tacoma Dome.
Two Vikings wrestlers medaled at Mat Classic on Saturday in the B division.
Yakama Tribal game against Knights heated up too much
Sunnyside Christian and Yakama Tribal did not play a district championship tie-breaker Wednesday.
Three Lower Yakima Valley girls are among the All-State Academic Champions for the winter season.
Two Lower Yakima Valley boys basketball teams are in the Top 3 in the Ratings Percentage Index.
Prosser grapplers eliminated
Only one 2A wrestler from the Lower Yakima Valley medaled at the regional tournament and is headed to the state tournament.
Nine Spartans earn regional titles, four earn second place
The Spartans won the regional team title with nine champions and four second-place finishers, tallying 359 points.
Spartans, Leopards win semifinals
The Granger and Zillah girls basketball teams will face off this Saturday for the 1A district championship.
Mustang girls to play Wapato on Friday night
The high school will be the host site for tonight’s 2A district play-off between the Prosser and Toppenish boys basketball teams.
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.
An all or nothing district play-off leaves one area boys basketball team licking its paws as another advances to play for a state berth Saturday.
16 Lower Yakima Valley girls earn state berths
Five girls from the Lower Yakima Valley secured regional championships Saturday.
Mireles to make final state appearance
Three Vikings will compete Friday and Saturday at Mat Classic XXIX.
Chronis tallies more than 1,300 points so far
Grandview was dealt a heartening 73-78 loss to Toppenish last night.
Boys open district at Warden tonight
The Spartans advance to tomorrow’s district game against River View or La Salle.
Elementary school students will be raising funds for the American Heart Association Wednesday.
District basketball action started earlier this week for Sunnyside Christian High School and continues tonight for several Lower Yakima Valley teams.
State appearance second in 10 years
The Sunnyside Cheerleading team won sixth-place in the non-tumbling co-ed division at the state competition.
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.
The Sunnyside Christian, Prosser and Grandview boys basketball teams have secured berths in the district playoffs.
Sunnyside closes season at Eastmont
The Sunnyside Christian and Granger girls basketball teams are headed to the playoffs.
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.
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.
Four Mabton grapplers to compete at regionals
Three Mabton Vikings earned district titles Saturday and advance to the 2B regional tournament Saturday.
Toppenish won the Central Washington Athletic Conference’s district wrestling title with 369.5 points Saturday.
Sunnyside Christian’s girls won and the boys team lost last night’s games against Sherman, Ore.
It’s no easy feat to end the regular season undefeated.