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Jennie McGhan

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Prosser defeats Grizzlies, 2-0

Sunnyside unable to finish its shots

The Sunnyside High School girls soccer team suffered a second non-league loss for the season.

Police investigate shooting Sunday

Man jumps from roof of residence

Late Sunday night police were busy investigating a shooting incident and a domestic violence incident involving a man who jumped from the second story of a residence.

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Monday madness ends on high note

Greyhounds and Knights victorious

In spite of having to postpone Friday’s games to Monday, two Lower Yakima Valley teams prevailed against their opponents Monday.

Euclid closed for line repairs

Road to reopen Thursday, city official says

For motorists traveling one of the main arterials to Mabton, there has been in place a road closure since Sept. 1.

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Sunnyside holds on to win, 28-20

Grizzlies unable to score in second half

It wasn’t the prettiest Sunnyside victory, but combined efforts by the offense and defense saved the team Friday night as the Grizzles held off a Southridge rally to win 28-20 at Neil F. Lampson Stadium.

Outlook teen homicide trial begins today

Boy charged in Sunnyside stabbing death

An Outlook teenager will be tried for second-degree murder starting today.

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Spartans rally to win at home, 3-0

Team tested against unfamiliar foe

It was their first home match of the season and the Spartans weren’t nearly as ready for it as they had hoped Saturday.

Prosser men sentenced in drive-by shooting

Two accept agreements for their roles

Two suspects accused in a May 25, 2016, drive-by shooting in Grandview have entered into plea agreements.

Patriots Day event canceled

Air quality concerns an issue

Some football games postponed due to air quality

Both Sunnyside teams to play tonight

Grizzlies to play tonight

Volleyball teams draw in the masses

Girls volleyball teams kept area sports fans satisfied last night.

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Air quality impacts on sports unknown

Games up in the air for Friday

Poor air quality as a result of nearby fires are keeping outdoor athletes indoors.

Volleyball jamborees get teams going

Greyhounds, Mustangs and Grizzlies take to the court

Getting a feel for the competition in jamborees Saturday were the Grandview, Prosser and Sunnyside volleyball teams.

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Starting the season with a victory

Three lower valley teams open with wins

With the sun setting on the western horizon, the adrenaline was flowing and Lower Yakima Valley football teams were hungry to get the season under way.

Defendants’ trial reset in Sunnyside shooting case

Couple to go to trial in February next year

Two suspects accused of the shooting death of a man formerly from Sunnyside appeared in court last week.

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Shotguns firing as hunters start dove season

One local family is among the hunters aiming for the skies just outside city limits.

Police seek suspect in assault case

A woman suspected of assault is wanted by police.

Gun thief’s charges reduced

Nigel Weenink accepts plea agreement

A plea agreement has been reached for a Sunnyside man accused of stealing 24 guns from a Grandview hardware store.

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Ready for football

First game of season tonight in Granger

Tonight the Sunnyside Christian football team kicks off the football season against Almira-Coulee-Hartline at 7 p.m. on the Granger High School gridiron.

Suspects in separate homicides still sought

The community has lost two of its young men to homicide in the past few years, and both suspects are still being sought by authorities.

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Local girl claims national title

Scott places second overall

Equestrians with a great deal of athleticism, grace, agility and control competed in the National Fun Fest Equestrian Vaulting Competition last week.

Sunnyside woman in crash

A Sunnyside woman was involved in a three-car crash that left a Marysville, Calif. woman injured.

2015 murder case set for trial

Raymundo Casares, 23, Outlook, who has been in custody since May 2015 after being charged with the May 9, 2015 homicide of Oscar Raul Gutierrez-Mendoza, 21, of Roosevelt, may yet get his day in court.

Black & white scrimmage

The Grizzlies took to the gridiron against one another in the Black and White Scrimmage Friday, and they won.

Premier golf tournament under way

One of Sunnyside’s largest, most premier tournaments started with pairing of golfers last night.

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Teams test their mettle in jamborees

One way for coaches and players alike to see if they are tough enough is to take on the challenge of a jamboree.

Mabton man dies in crash

Naches woman also dies

A man from Mabton and a local woman are dead as a result of a head-on crash Tuesday night.

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Crash results in injuries

Three taken to local hospital

Three people were injured as a result of a crash at about 11:40 a.m. yesterday.

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Pools close this weekend

Grandview pool closed already

The local swimming pool closes Saturday, while one Lower Yakima Valley pool has already closed and another closes for the season Sunday.

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Grid Kids spend time on the gridiron

Games start this Saturday

It was a chance to toughen up and see some action before the season gets under way for a few Yakima Valley Grid Kid teams Saturday.

Bolt unlikely to play this season

Although a former Prosser stand-out isn’t likely to see any action during his freshman year, he is getting some attention.

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Black & White Scrimmage to be played Friday

Before the season starts, the Grizzlies have a chance to work out the willies in a regulation length scrimmage this Friday at 7 p.m.

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Putting work on the turf

Friday night action begins Sept. 1

The boys of fall are back and working hard on the gridiron.

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After-school programs safe for kids

With the start of the school year just one week from today, Grandview Parks and Recreation Department is gearing up for two of its most popular after-school programs.

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Horse vaulter to compete at nationals

The athleticism required for traditional horse riders is nothing compared to the grace, agility and control needed to perform gymnastics and dance atop an equine.

Sheep donation raises $6,000 for fair

Prosser girl does her part to help fund fair

For the second year in a row a young girl has raised money to help the Yakima Valley Fair and Rodeo.

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Controlled burn nearly out of hand

Small grass fire endangers structure

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Team pull draws competition

Teams of horses from throughout Washington and Oregon were put to the test last night during the Yakima Valley Fair and Rodeo team pulls.

Hall of Fame coach at Leopards helm

In light of losing the head football coach, the program is being left in good hands.

Social media policy at Prosser schools approved

Policy to make employees think about impacts of posts

The School Board last night approved a social media policy in time for its staff expectations training.

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Receiver ready for season

Nate Maltos: ‘I have faith in everyone’

Last season was stellar for the Grizzlies.

Trial reset again for alleged Ace gun thief

The trial for a Sunnyside man accused of stealing 24 guns from a Grandview hardware store was again reset Friday.

Robbery suspect sought

Just after 9 a.m. Friday police were alerted to a robbery at a local cell phone store.

Trial for former teacher reset to Sept. 5

Plea hearing stricken Friday

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 Friday.

Weekend of swimming ahead

Mid Valley Swim League in Sunnyside

A weekend of competition is set to take place at the municipal swimming pool.

Trial reset for man accused of stealing 24 guns

Nigel Weenink trial slated for Aug. 4 in Superior Court

The trial for a Sunnyside man accused of stealing 24 guns from Grandview Ace Hardware was reset Friday.

Another local arraigned in theft ring

Norma Garza extradited from California

Another Lower Yakima Valley resident was arraigned July 13 in relation to the theft ring allegedly involved in stealing nearly $1 million from Zirkle Fruit.

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Sunnyside wins Prosser meet, 480-307

A meet between Sunnyside and the Piranhas last Thursday netted several individual wins for both teams, but the Sharks prevailed, 480-307.

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Grid Kids practice under way

New coach carries legacy of mentor

Practice for youngsters competing on the gridiron is under way.

Boy charged with assaulting officer

An 11-year-old boy involved in an incident that prompted the early closure of the city pool Wednesday was booked into the Yakima County Juvenile Detention Center after assaulting another child and an officer.

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