Troopers plan traffic emphasis through Nov. 26

Cougar football fans encouraged to drive safely and be prepared for winter weather

The Washington State Patrol has extra units on Eastern Washington highways through Nov. 26. Troopers will be targeting motorists who are speeding, driving too fast for conditions and using cellphones behind the wheel. Up-to-date road information will be posted to Twitter using the hashtags BeSafeCougs and #AppleCup.

Central Wildcats seeded No. 1

After Central Washington’s 42-28 win over Humboldt State on Saturday, the Wildcats will enter the NCAA Division II playoffs with the No. 1 seed. The undefeated Wildcats (11-0) will get a first-round bye in Region 4 football playoffs.

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Leopards fall to Newport, 13-6

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.

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ACH girls eliminate Sunnyside Christian

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.

All league honors extended in SCAC

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.

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Bowling team filled with fresh faces

2017—2018 Sunnyside High School Bowling

It’s encouraging to have so many explore a new interest in any sport.

Lutes host two meets

After a wildly successful opening to the season, the Pacific Lutheran University men’s and women’s swimming teams head into the weekend hoping to maintain its momentum as it opens the home portion of the Northwest Conference dual meet slate.

Weigh-in procedures changed

The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association has changed the rule for wrestling weigh-ins.

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Knights fall to consolation brackets

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.

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All league selections named

The Spartans and Zillah have several fall athletes named with all league honors for the South Central Athletic Conference-West.

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Sunnyside team wins championship

Last Saturday one group of youngsters was fired up and ready for action, facing the challenge of their young lives.

Granger, Prosser eliminated at Districts

The Spartans were one of two Lower Yakima Valley volleyball teams denied a State berth last Saturday. Prosser was the other team.

Shootout this weekend

Chiawana High School and Tri-Cities Prep are hosting the Hooptastic Veterans Day Shootout on Saturday and Sunday.

Turkey Trot set Nov. 23

The Chamber of Commerce is planning a 5K run and walk.