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Former Pippins selected in MLB Draft

Five former Yakima Valley Pippins were among the more than 65 players from the West Coast League selected in this year’s Major League Baseball draft.

Free licenses offered to Guards

Washington National Guard and State Guard members now qualify for free hunting licenses.

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Riding away at Bickleton

More than 100 participate at annual rodeo

Hundreds of rodeo enthusiasts traveled to Cleveland Park to enjoy the 106th Annual Alder Creek Pioneer Picnic and Rodeo over the weekend.

Pippins rally back

Yakima scores three runs late in the 9th

The Yakima Valley Pippins had a late surge to comeback and defeat the Gresham GreyWolves, 4-3, yesterday.

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Bickleton rodeo this weekend

A horse tries to buck a participant off during the bareback riding competition at a previous rodeo.

Hot Shots open registration

The 14th Annual Hot Shots 3-on-3 has opened registration.

Battle of the Beasts set

The Eastern Washington Battle of the Beasts will take place beginning at 8 a.m. tomorrow and Sunday at the Pasco Sports Complex, 6520 Homerun Road.

Cyclists’ expo this weekend

Cyclists of all ages will gather for the Rock the Bike Expo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. tomorrow at Horse Heaven Park, 1365 S. Yelm St.

Tournament set for June 17

The 11th Annual Rodeo City Father’s Day baseball tournament will be June 17 through 19.

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Club racing half way done

Rain slows down race schedule

Despite the wet conditions the Yakima County Barrel Association hosted its races at Van de Graaf Ranches Arena yesterday.

Chinook fishing open

The Lower Yakima River will be open through June 15 for hatchery spring chinook fishing from the Highway 240 Bridge in Richland to the Grant Avenue Bridge in Prosser.

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C. Speck Motors donates $1,000 to Cal Ripken

C. Speck Motors presents a check for $1,000 during yesterday’s Sunnyside Cal Ripken practice.

Tennis lessons offered

The Sunnyside Tennis Club will begin offering lessons Tuesday.

Baseball series slated

The Washington State High School All-State Baseball series will take place June 11-12 at Parker Faller Field.

Gran Fondo at Ellensburg

The Gran Fondo Ellensburg is scheduled for June 12.