The Mabton girls basketball team this past weekend split its games against LaSalle and Granger, defeating the Lightning 56-52 on Friday and losing 54-42 to the Spartans on Saturday.
The birth of a baby always seems to bring a sense of joy, wonderment and hope to the lives of others. Yesterday, our office was filled with smiles at the news that a baby girl came into this world, joining the Wise family.
It was the Lady Vikings who shined on the mat during a double-dual meet against Connell and Royal City last night.
GRANDVIEW – U.S. Congressman Doc Hastings (R-Pasco) is preparing for the next congressional session during which President Barack Obama will be delivering the State of the Union Address.
Sixteen members of Sunnyside High School’s DECA Club brought home a total of 24 medals from the Washington State Area 10 competition held in Yakima.
YAKIMA – There will not be any recreational marijuana businesses allowed in the unincorporated areas within Yakima County.
BICKLETON – Sunnyside Christian charged past Bickleton last night, overwhelming the Pirates by a 79-43 score.
The Grandview Greyhounds this past Friday and Saturday were on the road.The team defeated East Valley on Friday, 61-59, but Saturday suffered its first loss of the season to Ephrata, 59-52.
Sunnyside Christian High School Basketball
The Sunnyside Christian boys basketball team this past Friday and Saturday split its games against Yakama Tribal and Klickitat.
The Mabton girls basketball team pulled out a couple of convincing victories this past Friday and Saturday against Cle Elum and Goldendale.
Lack of membership was of concern to the Sunnyside Parks and Recreation Board at this past Wednesday’s meeting.
In spite of a 117-52 loss, the Grizzly swim team wasn’t as overpowered as the score might reflect.
The Sunnyside High School bowling team hosted its final home match yesterday, but ended up with a 3-1 loss in the four-game match against Selah.
RICHLAND – The Grizzly Dance Team continues with the tradition of meeting high standards and expectations, qualifying for Districts after its first competition.
The Grandview City Council last night (Tuesday) revised the Grandview Municipal Code, retracting language in its business licensing code that may conflict with state law.
GOLDENDALE – The Mabton wrestling team traveled to Goldendale last night for a double-dual against the Timberwolves and Granger.
MABTON – In last night’s game against visiting Highland the Lady Viking basketball squad clearly took control of the game from the onset.
It was Gabriel Mireles and Emiliano Rodriguez of Mabton who fared the best at the Grandview Invitational from among their teammates.
By all accounts it was a journey that will leave its mark on the lives of those who lived up to the challenge.
PROSSER – “What a way to cap off a long, crazy week,” Grandview boys basketball coach Glenn Braman said of Saturday’s rivalry match-up against Prosser.
RICHLAND – It wasn’t looking very positive for the Sunnyside Christian Knights at Liberty Christian this past Saturday.
After much consideration and several years of watching local volunteers work on the Loving Sunnyside Initiative, in the community garden and youth ranch, at the farmers market and various other outreach programs, Sunnyside Transformation Yakima Valley held a special recognition and awards gathering last night (Thursday).
The Mabton grapplers last night had a rough go of it on the mats against visiting Ki-Be.
“Toppenish is a scrappy, hard-playing team…they never quit,” Grandview boys basketball coach Glenn Braman said of last night’s home game against the Wildcats.
WAPATO – In what was a close game between the Wapato Wolves and visiting Grandview, it was a surge of successful shooting in the final quarter that led the Greyhounds to a 71-52 win.
Search for permanent police chief begins anew
Sunnyside City Manager Don Day has made a decision to start the search for a police chief “…from scratch.”
The Sunnyside School District in February will be asking voters to approve a $10 million bond.
BURBANK – An early 12-3 lead this past Friday against Columbia-Burbank helped the Mabton Lady Viking basketball team secure a 51-47 win.
FREEMAN – Mabton’s wrestlers returned home empty handed from the Freeman Winter Cup yesterday.
The names of four candidates for a vacant police sergeant position in the city of Grandview were certified yesterday (Monday) by the Civil Service Commission.
This past Saturday the Lady Vikings put forth a valiant defensive effort that led to a 64-27 victory over the visiting Riverside Pirates of Oregon.
I think one of the reasons we celebrate the New Year with revelry is the feeling of hope that is brought upon us during this season.
Jesenia Meza of Mabton earned the 137-lb. championship for girls at yesterday’s Othello wrestling invitational.
Girls Prep Basketball
It was an emotional evening for the Lady Vikings this past Saturday, but Mabton prevailed over Granger 68-48.
Boys Prep Basketball
Using sporadic scoring spurts to build a lead, Grandview this past Friday defeated the host Selah Vikings, 69-47.
To say it has been chilly in the Lower Valley might be stating it mildly. When the temperatures dip below freezing it’s always wise to take precautions, protecting your home and pets.
I love books and I especially enjoy receiving books as gifts. I even occasionally like to revisit books I haven’t read in a long time.
COWICHE – Both Naches and Highland defeated Mabton in a double-dual meet held at Highland High School last night.
In keeping with the theme of “Candlelight Christmas” at this month’s Lower Valley Christian Women’s Connection meeting in Prosser, Darien Parsons told those in attendance about the lights in her life.
Sunnyside Parks and Recreation Coordinator Megan Razey returned to her hometown, hoping to re-establish a parks and recreation program.
GRANDVIEW – To comply with requirements of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Waste Discharge Permit issued to the city of Grandview for its wastewater treatment facility, Engineer Ted Pooler recently completed an AKART (all known, available and reasonable methods of treatment) Engineering Report.
PROSSER – To say Loris Ketter is a hat fanatic might be a tame description of this collector.
Boys Prep Basketball
The Grandview Greyhounds and the Sunnyside Grizzlies squ-ared off in a non-league game last night.
The Sunnyside High School girls wrestling team this past Saturday claimed top team honors at the Nooksack Valley Invite.
Girls Prep Basketball
The Mabton girls basketball team last night traveled to Ki-Be High School, defeating the Bears 60-44.
Students at Outlook Elementary School were unable to attend class yesterday (Monday) and students at Sunnyside High School had to be creative when traveling to classes.
The Grandview Greyhounds are the first team to win the Terry Allen Classic Trophy two times at the Hall of Fame Tip-off Classic.
At the Hall of Fame Tip-off Classic in the Yakima Valley SunDome this past Saturday, the Mabton Lady Vikings narrowly escaped defeat.
Two of Mabton’s seven wrestlers posted third place finishes at the Mel Carlson Invite this past Saturday in West Valley.
Third grade students at Sunnyside’s Chief Kamiakin Elementary School were treated to a special presentation as part of multiplication boot camp last Thursday.