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Jennie McGhan

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Volleyball stand-out gets to live her dream

Looking ahead to her future, one local high school senior wasn’t certain she would be able to play the sport she loves after graduation.

Rain disrupts winning game on Pasco field

What was looking to be a win for Sunnyside was halted by mother nature last night.

Greyhounds fall due to own goal

The Greyhounds squared off Tuesday with Selah in drizzling conditions and lost, 2-1.

Golfers prep for full round

At Tuesday’s Grandview jamboree six Greyhounds boys played 9 holes, as did two girls.

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Hillclimb competitors get early start

Competitors to test the hill on Saturday

Engines will be revving and ready to go Saturday as approximately 20 motorcycle competitors take to the hill at Dry Creek Recreation Area.

Granger wins opener, Mabton loses

The Spartans boys soccer team won their season-opening match and Mabton lost its first match of the season.

Area golfers test their strides

Golfers representing Grandview, Prosser and Sunnyside were on the links yesterday at Black Rock Creek Golf Course.

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Rain disrupts tennis match in Grandview

Greyhounds win two matches

The Greyhounds tennis teams were only able to complete two matches against Wapato yesterday due to rain.

Prosser girls split fastpitch games in Yakima

Mustangs take field at Eisenhower jamboree

The Prosser fastpitch team split its games Friday in the Eisenhower jamboree.

Soccer team opens season with ties

League action starts Friday for Grizzlies boys

Two non-league matches in two days ended in ties for the Grizzlies boys soccer team.

Youth shows at Selah jamboree

Sunnyside, Prosser and Mabton baseball teams hit diamond

The Sunnyside and Prosser baseball teams joined the Vikings at a jamboree Friday.

Golfers get out on the links

The Grandview boys golf team was one of four teams taking to the course at Othello Golf Club on Friday.

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Young archer succeeds in shooting ‘Robin Hood’

A rare feat in the sport of archery was accomplished this week by a local archer.

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Softball season starts with jamboree

Sunnyside coach says he’s optimistic

Second-year Sunnyside High School fastpitch head coach Michael Ramos is optimistic about the future of his team, which is playing in today’s Wapato jamboree at 4 p.m.

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Zillah boys win 1A basketball championship

The Zillah boys basketball team claimed the 1A state title in the Yakima Valley SunDome on Sunday after defeating Freeman, 69-53.

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Granger girls fifth at state

Okanogan Bulldogs top Spartans, 59-39

There were tears of joy and despair Saturday at the end of the third-place trophy game between Okanogan and Granger.

Grizzlies sixth at Hardwood Classic

The Sunnyside Grizzlies girls basketball team was one of five Lower Yakima Valley teams to claim hardware in the Hardwood Classic.

Grizzlies compete for fourth-place state trophy Saturday

Sunnyside to face regional foe Central Valley (Spokane) at 9:30 a.m.

Sunnyside, Central Valley (Spokane) rematch slated in state 4A trophy game.

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Granger to play Okanogan for third-place

Spartans, Bulldogs fall in semifinals Friday night

Granger girls fall to Mount Baker, 58-65; Okanogan loses to Cashmere, 36-41

Sunnyside girls fall, 48-47

Although the Sunnyside Grizzlies girls basketball team fell 48-47 in the final moments of yesterday’s quarterfinal against Glacier Peak, there’s still a chance to bring home the hardware.

Knights boys topple Neah Bay

Sunnyside Christian upended No. 1-ranked Neah Bay, 58-48, last night.

Zillah boys advance

The Zillah Leopards boys basketball team handily won yesterday’s quarterfinal, 81-54, against Cascade Christian.

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Granger girls advance to 1A semifinals

The Granger Spartans girls took charge of yesterday’s quarterfinal game against Meridian and never looked back.

Sunnyside girls make comeback

Second have surge powers Grizzlies to 55-46 win

It was a tale of two halves for the Sunnyside Grizzlies girls team.

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Devastating loss gives team hope for future

Cox only Mustang senior; team plans return

The Prosser Mustangs girls team was happy to bring their program to the Hardwood Classic after a 7-year drought.

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Central Valley girls top Sunnyside

Statebound: Hardwood Classic starts with loser-out games

Although they lost, 49-63, Saturday to defending state Central Valley, Sunnyside girls shouldn’t be ashamed.

Sunnyside Christian boys await Neah Bay-Taholah winner

Keeping their eye on a state 1B Hardwood Classic title, the Sunnyside Christian boys clinched a state quarterfinal victory Saturday by defeating Chief Kitsap, 42-17.

Mabton girls return to 2B Hardwood Classic

For the fourth consecutive year, the Mabton girls basketball team has a chance at a state trophy.

Prosser boys open against Wapato

Statebound: Hardwood Classic starts with loser-out games

The Prosser boys basketball team won its regional game Saturday, 73-58, ending Centralia’s season.

Knights overwhelm Taholah, 75-26

Sunnyside Christian earned a state berth Saturday by overpowering Taholah, 75-26, at Chiawana High School.

Granger ousted from state tournament

The Granger Spartans boys basketball team’s hopes of playing at the Hardwood Classic this week were dashed by LaSalle on Friday in the regional loser-out game at Davis High School.

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Bound for state

Spartans play Thursday, Prosser plays Wednesday

The Granger Spartans girls basketball team is in the state quarter-final game, having defeated Bellevue Christian, 62-41, on Friday at Davis High School.

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Grizzlies fighting back

Coming off a difficult loss against Moses Lake last Saturday, the No. 4 Grizzlies are ready to battle against Central Valley (Spokane) tomorrow at 6 p.m.

Knights ready for speedy Bears

The Knights are gearing up for tomorrow’s 2 p.m. regional game at Chiawana High School against the Chief Kitsap Bears.

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Mustangs anticipate another battle

The road to the regional tournament hasn’t always been smooth for the Mustangs boys basketball team.

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Granger in bid for redemption

After losing the district title game to rival Zillah last Saturday, the Spartans are hoping to redeem themselves in the regional tilt against Bellevue Christian on Friday.

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Area swimmers make state finals

Koerner, Russell, Valenzuela pace Lower Yakima Valley

Although none of the Lower Valley swimmers from Zillah, Grandview and Prosser were among the Top 8, a couple made it into the finals at the state swimming championships at Weyerhauser King County Aquatics Center last Friday and Saturday.

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Grizzlies claim 3 medals

Only one Sunnyside wrestler brought home a gold medal Saturday from Mat Classic XXIX.

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Area girls medal at Mat Classic

One area girl won a state title Saturday at the annual Mat Classic in the Tacoma Dome.

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Vikings medal, lone Greyhound eliminated

Two Vikings wrestlers medaled at Mat Classic on Saturday in the B division.

Altercation leads to cancelation

Yakama Tribal game against Knights heated up too much

Sunnyside Christian and Yakama Tribal did not play a district championship tie-breaker Wednesday.

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Three area girls named academic champions

Three Lower Yakima Valley girls are among the All-State Academic Champions for the winter season.

Knights ranked No. 2

Two Lower Yakima Valley boys basketball teams are in the Top 3 in the Ratings Percentage Index.

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Granger wins title

Nine Spartans earn regional titles, four earn second place

The Spartans won the regional team title with nine champions and four second-place finishers, tallying 359 points.

Prosser boys face Toppenish

Mustang girls to play Wapato on Friday night

The high school will be the host site for tonight’s 2A district play-off between the Prosser and Toppenish boys basketball teams.

Grandview wrestler advances to 2A Mat Classic

Prosser grapplers eliminated

Only one 2A wrestler from the Lower Yakima Valley medaled at the regional tournament and is headed to the state tournament.

Granger girls to play Zillah for 1A district hoops title

Spartans, Leopards win semifinals

The Granger and Zillah girls basketball teams will face off this Saturday for the 1A district championship.

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Granger advances at districts

An all or nothing district play-off leaves one area boys basketball team licking its paws as another advances to play for a state berth Saturday.

All three Mabton wrestlers advance to Mat Classic

Mireles to make final state appearance

Three Vikings will compete Friday and Saturday at Mat Classic XXIX.

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Local girls win titles

16 Lower Yakima Valley girls earn state berths

Five girls from the Lower Yakima Valley secured regional championships Saturday.

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