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Jennie McGhan

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Sharks succumb to Selah

Dolphins in Sunnyside

Neptunes turned under by Toppenish

Tarpons churn water in Grandview

Prosser edged by Othello

Teams open season

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Swim coaches preparing for season

Four former swimmers are leading the next generation in a sport they love.

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Grapplers raise $2,325 for teammate

Another $4,000 needed to help 9-year-old with blood disease

A car wash supporting a Little Grapplers teammate being treated for a rare blood disease at a Seattle hospital was a success, thanks to the support of the community.

Sunnyside Success

Christian school the second in the community with a trophy year

The second of two high schools in Sunnyside — Sunnyside Christian High School — had a successful athletic year with a boys 1B basketball state championship and state appearance by each of its other programs.

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Sunnyside Success

It’s been a year of success for the Sunnyside High School Grizzlies athletic program.

Foundation hosts golf tournament

The Northwest Community Foundation is hosting its annual Hogue Classic Golf Tournament tomorrow at Black Rock Creek Golf Course.

Car wash for local wrestler Saturday

A Sunnyside Lil Grapplers wrestler is still being treated for a rare blood disease and the wrestling team is hosting a car wash Saturday to help his family.

Alder Creek events start tomorrow

Carousel opens Friday, rodeo begins Saturday

Cowboys, cowgirls and the little dudes and gals are planning to attend the 107th annual Alder Creek Pioneer Picnic and Rodeo at Cleveland Park this weekend.

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Pools opening soon

Sunnyside swim team first in the pool

The school year is nearly at its end and the weather is warming, reminding Lower Yakima Valley residents summer is nearly here.

White tapped to coach Grizzlies cross country

The Sunnyside High School cross country team will have a new coach in the fall.

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Top scholars honored at banquet

It was an evening of celebrating the high school’s Mabton High School scholars and athletes.

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Hoops for Hope raises money for student center

More than 200 basketball competitors filled the parking lot at Grandview High School on Saturday.

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Rollover crash shuts down Interstate 82

Drivers sustains minor injuries in Friday crash

Interstate 82 westbound was shut down just before 4 p.m. Friday after a vehicle towing a trailer overturned.

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Medalists return to Lower Yakima Valley

Maltos lone Grizzlies medalist

Several medals were added to the count for three Lower Yakima Valley 2A and 4A teams at the state track and field championships at Tahoma High School on Friday and Saturday.

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1B, 2B, 1A track teams bring home medals

Slack wins triple jump title for Zillah

One competitor from Lower Yakima Valley area teams won the state title in his in individual events at the 1B, 2B, 1A track and field championships at Eastern Washington University.

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Knights win hard-fought 4th-place trophy

Team fights back from first game loss

The third year’s the charm for Sunnyside Christian High School’s softball team.

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Grizzlies fail to qualify for state finals

Chronis claims third in 2A long jump finals

The Lower Yakima Valley has one state medalist after Thursday’s events in the state track and field championships at Tahoma High School.

First day of state meet done

Harvey, Gannon place in 1B events

Two Bickleton athletes were the only competitors from among the Lower Yakima Valley area’s 1B, 2B and 1A teams to place in yesterday’s state championship events at Eastern Washington University.

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Gas leak prompts school evacuation

Sierra Vista emptied as a precaution

Students at a local middle school were evacuated from their classrooms just before 2 p.m. yesterday.

2A state track and field under way today

Chronis, Blakney first to compete

Track and field athletes from Grandview and Prosser are at Tahoma High School for the 2A state track and field championships today.

Knights on the state diamond

Sunnyside Christian plays two-time state foe

Kiwanis Park is ready for softball teams from throughout the 1B, 2B and 1A classifications.

Heffron cards 99 at state

Knights golfer misses second-day cut

The lone Sunnyside Christian golfer to compete in the 1B/2B Golf Tournament at Horn Rapids Golf Course yesterday missed the cut for a second day of action by 12 strokes.

Relay teams qualify for state

Linde, Maltos to compete in state races

Two relay teams and two individuals from Sunnyside High School are set to compete in the 4A state track and field championships at Mt. Tahoma High School in Tacoma.

Fastpitch team at state

The Sunnyside Christian fastpitch team is set to compete in the 1B state tournament in Yakima on Friday due to its two regional tournament wins at Medical Lake High School this past Monday.

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Players raise money for scholarships

Tournament pulls in $2,000 for academic opportunity

Organizers of the David Qu. Hernandez Memorial baseball tournament at Sunnyview Park on Saturday raised more than $2,000 for academic scholarships.

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Four Spartans headed to state

Leopards and Bears also to compete this Thursday

At Friday’s South Central Athletic Conference District track meet four Granger Spartans, 14 Zillah Leopards and two Kiona-Benton Bears qualified for the 1B, 2B, 1A state track meet to take place at Eastern Washington University in Cheney this coming Thursday through Saturday.

Lower valley 2A teams go to state

The Prosser Mustangs have 11 athletes and the Grandview Greyhounds have 3 qualified for the 2A state track meet at Mt. Tahoma High School this Thursday through Saturday.

Grizzlies shine at district track meet

Maltos lone Sunnyside High School state qualifier... so far

The first half of the District 6 Track Championships has concluded, but Big 9 athletes have another day of competition ahead of them tomorrow in Yakima at Zaepfel Stadium.

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Heffron heads to state for Knights

Returning to Horn Rapids Gold Course this past Wednesday for the 1B District Golf Tournament were two Sunnyside Christian High School golfers.

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Season ends at district tournament

The season ended yesterday for four Grandview Greyhounds competing in the District 5 tournament.

Sunnyside golfers finish season at girls districts

Hellner-Gomez scores 142, Limon cards 110

Two girls representing Sunnyside High School at the District 6 golf tournament at Apple Tree Golf Course have ended their season.

Lower valley golfers at district tournament

Golfers from the Central Washington Athletic Conference were on the greens at Black Rock Creek Golf Course, taking part in the District 5 tournament.

District tennis tournament under way

Four Greyhounds, no Mustangs stay alive

It will be do or die today for the four Grandview Greyhounds remain in the 2A prep district tennis tournament at East Valley.

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Spartans lose district game, 11-1

Lone run scored by Ariel Howard

Thanks to fielding errors one of the Spartans’ fastpitch players was able to advance to third base and eventually score a run against College Place in the district opener.

Mustangs on the net at district tournament

District 5/6 action continued on the courts at East Valley High School yesterday.

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Family, friends carry on legacy through golf

Tournament honors B.J. Miller’s memory

People from near and far gathered Saturday at Black Rock Creek Golf Course to participate in the 10th annual B.J. Miller Memorial Golf Tournament.

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Grizzlies are Statebound

Sunnyside in loser-out state match tomorrow

With a state berth on the line, the Sunnyside boys soccer team knew Friday’s match with Eisenhower would be hard-fought.

Heffron third going into district golf match

McKinney holds 12th place

Two Sunnyside Christian golfers advance to Wednesday’s district golf match.

Knights hang on to play another game

The Sunnyside Christian fastpitch team hasn’t lost hope as it must face one more opponent to secure a spot in the state 1B tournament.

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Linde leads Grizzlies at inter-city meet

Molina, Cumpston lead Spartans at sub-district

Teams in the Big 9 conference competed in the Inter-City Championships at Zaepfel Field yesterday.

Top 3 announced

Officials are still confirming results from the Northwest Nitro Pro Hillclimb competition at Dry Creek Recreation Area.

Pressure on for state

Grizzlies play Friday for for state berth

The Sunnyside High School boys soccer team may not have won the district title, but they are competing for a state berth after winning Tuesday’s match, 2-1, against Davis and Friday’s game against Moses Lake, 4-1.

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Greyhounds lose out on district title

Despite losing out on the District Championship Tuesday, the Greyhounds soccer team will compete in the state tournament next week.

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Hillclimb races end

Racers find thrills and spills at Dry Creek

The weekend of adrenaline-fueled racing action is over at Dry Creek Recreation Area.

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All fired up: Nitros under way today

Riders ready for three-day event near Sunnyside

The teams are ready and revved up for the start of what promises to be an exciting weekend.

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Netters near season end

The Grizzlies tennis teams hosted Davis yesterday.

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Play Ball: new softball fields ready

Fastpitch teams on new diamonds today

After months of waiting the Sunnyside High School fastpitch team is on its new fields.

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Nuclear Goat Heads getting in gear

Ten local youngsters have joined a sport that challenges them to develop leadership, confidence, physical well-being and stewardship.