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Hunters may comment on proper rule changes

OLYMPIA — Hunters can comment on a proposed rule change governing seasons for the next three years. State Department of Fish and Wildlife employees are proposing changes to game-management unit boundaries, landowner hunting... — Updated 2/29/2024


McCullough takes fourth in girls state wrestling

OLYMPIA — Four Pasco Bulldog girls competed at State Mat Classic on Feb. 16-17, one came home with a medal. Berkley McCullough finished fourth in the girls 3A/4A tournament at girls 135 pounds. She opened with a bye and won a... — Updated 2/23/2024


Two Bulldogs finish seventh at state

OLYMPIA - Two Pasco Bulldog wrestlers brought home medals from the state Mat Classic XXXV on Feb. 16-17: Both Alexander Barajas at 138 and Kamden Boyer at 215 finished seventh in... — Updated 2/23/2024

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Most surprising March Madness winners of all time

There's a reason it's called March Madness. Besides the mad enthusiasm (and heavy betting) of partisan fans, the madness of underdog teams posting upset after upset to advance as... — Updated 2/23/2024


Connell boys win 2 matches each at state

TACOMA — Two Connell Eagle boys won two matches each in the 1A boys state Mat Classic wrestling championships Feb. 16-17 in the Tacoma Dome. But despite those victories, neither Eliuth Serra nor Jackson Forsyth was able to medal.... — Updated 2/22/2024


Burbank boy competes in Mat Classic

TACOMA - A Burbank wrestler competed in the state Mat Classic XXXV tournament Feb. 16-17 in the Tacoma Dome, but came home empty-handed. Wrestling at 113 pounds in the boys 1B/2B... — Updated 2/22/2024


Three Chiawana wrestlers win silver medals at state

TACOMA - Chiawana wrestlers brought home several medals from state Mat Classic XXXV, including three silvers and a bronze in the boys 4A division Feb. 16-17 in the Tacoma Dome.... — Updated 2/22/2024


Othello girls take fourth at state

TACOMA - The Othello Huskies girls wrestling team finished fourth in the state Mat Classic XXXV tournament on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 16 and 17, in the Tacoma Dome. The Adams... — Updated 2/22/2024


Othello boys second at state

TACOMA — The Othello boys wrestling team finished second overall in the class 2A state Mat Classic on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 16 and 17, in the Tacoma Dome. The Huskies scored 120 team points to finish second; Orting won with... — Updated 2/22/2024


A better game

As the youngest of five I grew up with basketball, football and baseball. My older brothers taught me how to play and to take a few lumps along the way. I loved to play and work on... — Updated 2/14/2024


Making mistakes

It's kind of interesting when you watch championship games especially at the professional level and think that the players will be so focused and there won't be many mistakes. But... — Updated 1/31/2024


That's a bit much

It is hard to fathom what all happened last week. We know that the UW Huskies were humbled by the Michigan Wolverines. I was looking forward to a good game. I started listening to t... — Updated 1/17/2024


A pretty good team

It is hard to predict what type of team that the Eastern Washington Eagles will field each season especially with the transfer portal changing rosters all over the country. The... — Updated 1/12/2024


Broncos come up short in Pasco

PASCO – The undefeated Tri-Cities Prep boys basketball team knocked off visiting Lind-Ritzville/Sprague, 54-35, during a Class 2B game Thursday night, Dec. 21. Joey Duff led all scorers with 20 points for the Broncos in their... — Updated 1/3/2024


Trust map, not GPS

I remember growing up that a person could stop at a gas station and pick up a map of most nearby states or the city they were in if it was a large one. Whenever we travelled my dad... — Updated 1/3/2024


Bronco girls hold off Jaguars

PASCO – Zoe Galbreath scored 44 points Thursday night to lead the Bronco girls to victory over Tri-Cities Prep. The Broncos (5-3, 2-2 in league) lead the game from start to finish. The Lind-Ritzville/Sprague girls took a 21-18... — Updated 1/3/2024


New rules coming for floating docks

SPRAGUE – Floating dock and walkway owners will have a new rule to contend with beginning Jan. 1. According to the state Department of Fish and Wildlife, the agency will begin requiring the plastic foam used in floating docks... — Updated 1/3/2024


Coaches teach more than football

At this time of the year, I usually take time to reflect on the several years I was associated with the game of football. Contrary to what some people think, football coaches teach their players much more than how to block and... — Updated 1/3/2024


Getting it right

It certainly was a wild weekend for college football. Of course, if everything would have played out according to who was favored then we wouldn’t have such a controversial final four that was chosen by the committee on Sunday. B... — Updated 1/3/2024


Free-access days set for park visits next year

OLYMPIA — In accordance with the law establishing the paid Discover Pass, state officials have announced free-access days for 2024. On free-access days, a Discover Pass isn’t needed to access a state-managed parks or land... — Updated 11/30/2023


Wrapping up fall sports

Before I get into this week’s sports update, let me wish all of you faithful readers of this column a very Happy Thanksgiving. And may I remind you to not eat too much — but def... — Updated 11/30/2023


Let the Firing begin

There were a couple of interesting events that took place following Saturday’s college football games. On Sunday, Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher was fired after a 51-10 shellacking... — Updated 11/18/2023


Sports fans time of year

Well, it looks like the last of the warm weather will be leaving us until spring. We always seem surprised, but we shouldn’t be. Once October is past the midway point, we should... — Updated 11/1/2023


Taking care of business

Around about this time of the football season many teams have a bye or are coming off a bye week. The long 11-12 game seasons call for a break to heal up and catch your breath. This... — Updated 10/13/2023


Othello man among Eagle starters

CHENEY – An Othello man is among the starting lineup for the Eastern Washington Eagles football team. Isaiah Perez, 21, of Othello is a 6-foot-2, 2020 Othello High School... — Updated 10/4/2023


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