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 By Jake Hull    Sports & Rec 

Judge Libey grants PAC-12 restraining order

COLFAX - Whitman County Superior Court Judge Gary Libey issued a temporary restraining order Monday, Sept. 11, preventing PAC-12 members from meeting until further notice. The... — Updated 9/13/2023


Ritzville Rodeo results announced

RITZVILLE – Organizers have announced the official results of the Ritzville Rodeo, which took place Friday and Saturday, Sept. 1 and 2. Here are the results: Bareback – 1. Dylan... — Updated 9/13/2023


What it takes

We are a couple of weeks into the football and volleyball season and fans can start to see where the experienced teams are and where those that maybe rebuilding will eventually end... — Updated 9/13/2023


Sucks to be you

On Halloween day in 1992 my brother Larry and I went to the UW-Stanford football game in Seattle. I could get complimentary tickets as a coach and let’s just say that Larry was my... — Updated 8/15/2023


Sturgeon season set for Lake Roosevelt

SEVEN BAYS – Fishermen will begin hitting Lake Roosevelt this fall in hopes of catching a large fish species that has existed for more than 175 million years. The state Department... — Updated 8/15/2023


Othello receiving $850,000 for park

OTHELLO – Kiwanis Park will benefit from two grants approved by the state Recreation and Conservation Office. The agency has awarded $500,000 to add a water park and renovate trails. A second grant of $350,000 was awarded to... — Updated 8/15/2023


Wildlife board rejects spring bear hunt

OLYMPIA – It took only a minute Friday, Aug. 11, for the state Fish and Wildlife Commission to reject a petition to resume spring bear hunting in 2024. The commission’s almost-immediate, unanimous rejection of spring bear... — Updated 8/15/2023


Preparations underway for Columbia Cup

PASCO - Preparations are underway in Wade Park for the upcoming 2023 Columbia Cup hydroplane races. On-water action is set for July 28-30. While hydroplane race boats will be... — Updated 7/25/2023


The Value System

I watched some of the Major League baseball draft live from Lumen Field in Seattle on Sunday. It was interesting to see how many high school seniors were drafted. I’m sure that a... — Updated 7/13/2023


Campfires banned at Lake

DAVENPORT — Heading to Lake Roosevelt to go camping? Officials there say bring a cook stove and leave your firewood at home. Due to extreme conditions, all fires at Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area will be prohibited from... — Updated 7/11/2023


The Value System

I watched some of the Major League baseball draft live from Lumen Field in Seattle on Sunday. It was interesting to see how many high school seniors were drafted. I’m sure that a... — Updated 7/11/2023


Freedom Rodeo results announced

BASIN CITY – One of the top bull riders to come out of Eastern Washington won All-Around Cowboy honors at the Freedom Rodeo on July 3-5 . Shane Proctor of Grand Coulee took home $5,777 for his performance in the saddle bronc and... — Updated 7/11/2023


To rout, or not to rout

There were a couple of baseball games played last week that were significant because of the amount of runs scored by one of the teams. In the Major Leagues, the Los Angeles Angels... — Updated 7/6/2023


No. 57 brings back memories

I met Kenny G several years ago at the Big Sky Track championship in Cheney through a mutual friend. Throughout the day we conversed about EWU football and his time there in the... — Updated 6/27/2023


Freedom Rodeo returns

BASIN CITY — Freedom Rodeo preparations are in full swing. This year, the rodeo returns to the July 4 holiday – performances are set for July 3-5 – after being moved up last year to be able to facilitate Professional Rodeo... — Updated 6/27/2023


Combines to battle this weekend in Lind

LIND – The city roars to life Friday and Saturday, June 9 and 10, as the 34th annual Combine Demolition Derby Days brings thousands of residents and visitors out for weekend of smashing fun. The highlight of the event is the... — Updated 6/14/2023


Combine combat

LIND –– The town roared to life Friday and Saturday, June 9 and 10, as thousands of fans rolled in to see combines smash into each other. The annual Lind Lions Club's Combine... — Updated 6/14/2023



We all get asked about sports. Can you compare this guy’s game from a bunch of years ago with this youngster’s game? So, if you go back 50-plus years, you would see there... — Updated 6/14/2023


Free Fishing Weekend on tap statewide

PASCO – Want to go fishing on the Snake or Columbia River but don’t have a license? Well, this weekend you’re in luck as “Free Fishing Weekend” opens state waters for anglers who don’t have a license. But if you... — Updated 6/14/2023


Chinook season open from The Dalles to Wallula

WALLULA – The spring Chinook salmon fishing season is open for only a week between The Dalles Dam and Wallula Junction. From about 1,300 feet upstream of The Dalles Dam to the Orgon-Washington border, salmon may be retained from... — Updated 5/19/2023


Soon to be a memory

In a month from now school will be out and the Lind Combine Derby weekend will bring a bunch of crash test dummies to town. We still have some spring sports to follow before the... — Updated 5/19/2023


Explosive racing at Nitro

Hundreds of motorcyle racers from across North America the braved Rattlesnake Ridge near Vernita during three days of action during the Washington Nitro Nationals from May 6-8.... — Updated 5/19/2023



Last week I talked about some of the changes that were made to the game of baseball in order to speed it up a bit. But I left out a couple of big changes that really need to be... — Updated 5/19/2023


The good fan

The basketball tournaments are over and we local fans should be happy that our teams played on for a while. Getting to playoff time is always fun. We get to brag about our team and... — Updated 5/19/2023


Fishing season opens April 22

PASCO — The lowland lakes fishing season opens Saturday, April 22, and along with it, the annual trout derby begins. The state Department of Fish and Wildlife stocks trout in lakes throughout the year. Some of those catchable... — Updated 4/12/2023


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