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Jennie McGhan

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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.

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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.

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.

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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.

Leopard swimmers set sights on State

Swimmers from across the state are converging on King County Aquatic Center on Friday for the State Swim Championships.

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.

Knights on courts at 1B State tomorrow

First match is 9:45 a.m.

After being battle-tested in their playoff match against Naselle last Saturday, the Knights volleyball team will open tomorrow’s 1B State tournament against Providence Classical Christian.

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Harriers take center stage at State meet

The best showing from among the Lower Yakima Valley cross country runners at the State Cross Country Championships came from 1A Zillah.

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On to State

Leopards pull off 56-34 victory for state berth

The battle between the Leopards and Kiona-Benton Bears on Friday looked fierce.

Pullman eliminates Mustangs from state with one-point win

It’s the second year-in-a-row

For the second year-in-a-row, Pullman upset Prosser’s hopes of competing in the 2A State playoffs with a 1-point win.

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Grizzlies end season with 28-12 loss to Eastmont

Bragging rights were on the line for the Grizzlies and the Eastmont Wildcats on Friday.

Granger beat by Connell

Spartans season ends

The Granger Spartans saw their bid for a 1A State berth slip through their fingers Friday.

Knights, Leopards to host playoff games

For gridiron fans, the Lower Yakima Valley has two teams competing in the first round of the state playoffs Friday. Sunnyside Christian hosts Pateros in 1B action at Clem Senn Field at 6 p.m. The Billy Goats (5-4) are hoping to upset the undefeated Knights (10-0), tied No. 1 in the Associated Press polls with 9-0 Odessa. Odessa, formerly Odessa-Harrington, ended the Knights’ season in the state semi-finals last year and was the eventual state champion. Odessa faces Almira/Coulee-Hartline (9-1), whose only loss this season was to Sunnyside Christian. The winners of the two games will face each other Nov. 17. The 1A Zillah Leopards are also in action Friday. The No.8-ranked Leopards (9-1) host the Newport Bears (8-1) at 7 p.m. on Andy Collins Memorial Field. Friday’s winner hosts the winner of the Connell-Colville playoff game Nov. 17.

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Knights are league champs

In what’s been their typical fashion, the Sunnyside Christian Knights football team got an early foothold on last night’s game.

Trial for former teacher reset again

Attorneys will try to reach plea for second time

The case against a former Grandview High School physical education teacher and track coach charged with exploiting a minor and three other charges was continued again last Friday. Zachary Joseph Sybouts, 27, was in Yakima County Superior Court for a hearing before Judge Kevin S. Naught, who agreed to continue the case.

Venue of the Year awarded to local group

Dry Creek wins 4-of-5 years in a row

Organizers of the annual Northwest Nitro Nationals Pro Hillclimb are home from Las Vegas after receiving another Venue of the Year Award at the North American Hillclimbers Association awards banquet.

Harriers head to state meet

Cross country competitors from all classifications across the state are competing in the 2017 State Cross Country Championships at Sun Willows Golf Course on Saturday.

Spartans to compete in District semi-final Saturday

Thanks to a 3-1 victory against the Eagles in yesterday’s first round of District play, the Granger Spartans have a chance at competing in the championship match Saturday.

Sunnyside swim team ends season at Districts

Seven qualify for consolations

The Grizzlies swim team traveled to Manta Ray Aquatics Center this past Thursday through Saturday for the District Swim and Dive meet.

Replay ends with loss

What was a winning game is now a loss for the Mabton Vikings football team.

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Area swimmers qualify for state

Koerner wins two events at District meet

The Grandview, Prosser and Zillah girls swim teams competed at the District 5/7 swim meet at Gibb Pool on the Washington State University campus Friday and Saturday.

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Community a priority for Little Grapplers program

Program still strong with 15 years of effort

For anyone who is unable to appreciate all the good in the community, they haven’t met the people behind the Little Grapplers wrestling program.

Grandview-Prosser swimmers outpaced

The Grandview and Prosser girls swim teams lost to Pullman on Saturday.

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Mabton homecoming game ends in disappointment

It was homecoming for the Vikings, but Tri City Prep upset the celebratory mood with a 34-6 victory over its host.

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Leopards end Spartans win streak

The Spartans were 7-0 going into the rivalry game against 6-1 Zillah on Friday.

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Police investigate drive-by shootings

Grandview man wounded; Prosser house hit by gunfire

Two drive-by shootings Friday are under investigation, including one that resulted in a man being struck by a bullet in the leg.

Sunnyside Christian is still undefeated

Two games remain in regular season

The Knights are now 8-0 with two games remaining in the regular season.

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Grizzlies unable to upset No. 1 team

In spite of getting within 2 points of Camas in the third quarter, the Grizzlies were unable to get past the No. 1 team in the state in the fourth stanza Friday.

CWAC teams to play league playoffs

Preparing for this Friday’s Central Washington Athletic Conference playoffs between the north and south divisions, two Lower Yakima Valley teams are poised for action.

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Soccer teams struggle against foes

The Spartans were struck by Lightning last night, losing the girls soccer match, 10-0.

Expert: Monitor children’s online activity

Pornography is not the only internet danger

How does one know if their child is inadvertently talking with a predator? How do parents know if they are posting something online that could jeopardize their future?

Swimmers finish league championship

The Sunnyside girls swim team is wrapping up its regular season in preparation for the District meet.

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Volleyball teams kill it in three sets

Sunnyside Christian, Granger and Prosser all defeated their opponents in three volleyball sets last night.

Spartans to clash with Leopards Friday

Friday is the night to see two comparatively matched football teams go head-to-head in a South Central Washington Athletic Conference-West showdown.

Young hoopsters take to the courts

Lower valley teams battle in title game

Boys and girls in third, sixth and seventh grades took to the hardwood last weekend for the Prosser Mustang Fall Shootout.

Area teams suffer losses

The Warriors came out on top of the Granger girls soccer team, 6-1, last night in South Central Athletic Conference action.

Volleyball squads mix it up

Knights, Mustangs win; Grizzlies, Greyhounds lose

The Grizzlies lost their volleyball match, 0-3, while the Knights won theirs, 3-0.

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Grizzlies swim past Mustangs, Greyhounds

The Mustangs, Grandview Greyhounds and Sunnyside Grizzlies enjoyed a friendly competition at the Prosser Aquatic Center yesterday.

Swimmers compete at championships

Saturday was a big day for swimmers representing Grandview, Prosser, Sunnyside and Zillah.

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Grandview gets 3-1 win against Mustangs

Saturday’s Grandview girls soccer victory over the Mustangs places both teams in a precarious situation.

Spartans and Knights still undefeated

Teams easily defeat opposition

Sunnyside Christian’s football team is now 7-0, having defeated Colton, 60-12, on Friday.

Prosser drops league match, 2-3

Loss at Selah gives Bulldogs No. 1 position

Homecoming tonight

Grizzlies hope to improve to 6-1 against Moses Lake

With last week’s loss to West Valley (Yakima), the Grizzlies are looking to redeem themselves in tonight’s homecoming game at 7 p.m. against Moses Lake at Clem Senn Field.

Sunnyside scores first victory, 4-1

Granger avenges earlier loss to Zillah

The Grizzlies girls soccer team had something to celebrate last night — a 4-1 victory over Eisenhower.

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Team continues to dig in

The Spartans are a true contender in the South Central Athletic Conference-West, having dominated last night’s match against Cle Elum/Roslyn, 3-0.

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Game on: Grizzlies senior and junior girls keep Powder Puff tradition alive

The juniors won last night’s Sunnyside High School Powder Puff game against the seniors, 18-6.

Golfers gearing up for third annual Ryder Cup

The Black Rock Creek Golf Course and Mt. Adams Country Club golfers are preparing for their annual show-down, the Ryder Cup.

Cycling team takes part in fall race

Five Nuclear Goat Heads student cyclists and a coach took part last weekend in the Chinook Cycling Club’s Fall MTB Race No. 2 on the Bennington Lake Trail.