High School


Contingency plans made for a second game between Sunnyside Christian, Yakama Tribal

Should the Yakama Tribal Eagles defeat the Sunnyside Christian High School boys’ basketball team tonight (Friday), a second game between the two clubs would need to be played to determine this year’s Greater Columbia 1B League District champion.

New grid coach plans meetings

In an effort to gear up for the offseason, newly hired Sunnyside High School football coach John Lobbestael is holding two planning meetings next week.

Mabton hoop players earn league honors

The Mabton boys and girls basketball teams this season both earned at least a share of their respective Central Washington 2B South crowns.

Vikes drop heartbreaker


Three desperation heaves ended the Mabton boys hoop season Thursday night in a 52-51 loss to Warden in District tourney play.

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Return trip to State not in cards for SHS


It was anyone’s game for three quarters, before host Wenatchee finally found some breathing room in a 69-55 win over Sunnyside in District tourney play.

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Sunnyside girls ease past Eastmont

Lady Grizzlies can clinch Regional berth this Thursday

The Lady Grizzlies pounded the “all in” sign before they took the basketball court.

Bickleton advances to Regional play-in game

Thanks to what some might describe as Lindsay Brown’s best performance of the season, the Bickleton High School girls’ basketball team is moving on in the class 1B playoffs.

Tribal boys end Bickleton’s season

The Bickleton boys basketball team last night finished its 2014-15 campaign in a loser-out District match-up against Yakama Tribal.

Christian hoop teams’ playoff games slated to be held in SHS gym

Both, the Sunnyside Christian High School girls’ and boys’ basketball teams will be playing postseason games close to home later this week.

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Plenty to celebrate

Helping celebrate the Sunnyside High School girls basketball team’s Big Nine League championship, as well as playoff-opening victory over the Eastmont Wildcats last night is senior Natalia Bazan.

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Sunnyside High boys’ season ends with 1-19 mark

Although the final 91-60 score doesn’t look like the Sunnyside boys fared very well last Friday against Wenatchee, Coach Geoff LaBrant said there were small victories in the team’s final game of the 2014-15 campaign.

Christian boys secure Regional tourney berth

With District tournament wins over Bickleton and Yakama Tribal last weekend, the Sunnyside Christian High School boys basketball team now has Spokane squarely in its sights.

Loss to state’s No. 4 ranked Okanogan Bulldogs forces Mabton into loser-out game


Okanogan showed why it’s the fourth-ranked class 2B boys hoop team in the state with a decisive 66-53 win over Mabton last Saturday in a District semi-final contest.

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SHS girls earn share of Big Nine crown

The Sunnyside Lady Grizzly basketball team avenged its first loss of the season with a 69-52 thumping of visiting Wenatchee last Friday.

Winning ways

The Sunnyside girls varsity basketball team’s success isn’t an isolated achievement.