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Jennie McGhan

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Some teams prevail, others struggle

After a successful weekend of basketball, the Prosser boys remain in the Top 4 basketball teams of the Central Washington Athletic Conference.

Girls power past opposition

Lower Yakima Valley girls hoops teams posted a clean sweep Friday night, all knocking off opponents.

Girls fall to Wildcats

The Greyhounds lost last night, falling 46-58 to Toppenish.

Wrestlers compete at national duals

Two Lower Yakima Valley natives are among the Southern Oregon University Raider women competing at the National Wrestling Coaches Association national duals competition yesterday.

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Greyhounds lose

In what looked to be a tightly contested game, the visiting Wildcats prevailed 85-81 over the Greyhounds.

Wrestlers tie Quincy, defeat Wahluke

Team prepares for Kelso Invitational

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Granger second at Hanford Winter Cup

Sunnyside, Prosser and Grandview also competed

The Granger Spartans wrestling team took second place overall Friday in the Hanford Winter Cup.

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Sunnyside teams win in OT

Sunnyside proves it can outhustle bigger team

It was the only action in town Friday, and the Grizzlies boys basketball team put on quite a show, defeating Coeur d’Alene, Idaho in overtime, 79-70.

Girls second team to upset Lincoln 8-0 record

Grizzlies lead Big 9 standings with 3-0,

For the second night in a row, the Sunnyside girls basketball team proved they are strong, defeating formidable opponent.

Martinez wins class title

It was a long day of wrestling for the Mabton Vikings, with one titlist — Gilbert Martinez — at the Pomeroy Christmas Invitational on Thursday.

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Disappointing night for two local teams

2A teams lose, smaller teams win games

The Mustangs record has dropped to 4-3 in the Central Washington Athletic Conference, 6-3 overall after last night’s 48-63 loss to visiting Wapato.

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Grizzlies top Leopards

Prosser, Mabton lose to opponents

Girls basketball teams from Sunnyside and Grandview dominated their opponents last night.

Cougars lose Holiday Bowl

Washington State University football fans are disappointed today.

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Tubing hill, night skiing now open

The tubing hill has opened for business.

Teams fare well at tourney

Action continues at Lynden Christian today

Four Lower Yakima Valley basketball teams are competing at a tournament hosted by Lynden Christian High School.

Prosser girls trample Jackrabbits

Mustangs boys hand Quincy 70-36 loss

Making up for their canceled games against the Jackrabbits, the Prosser girls won, 60-15, and boys secured a 70-36 win.

Girls start weekend strong

Five Lower Yakima Valley girls basketball teams opened weekend play with wins.

Granger, Prosser win both games

Sunnyside loses to Davis, Moses Lake

It was a weekend of highs and lows for Lower Yakima Valley boys basketball teams.

Athletics events canceled by snow

With an added 2 inches of snowfall Wednesday night, athletic activities in four school districts were canceled last night.

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Snowmobile club ready to ride

The state’s oldest snowmobile club is prepared to enjoy the outdoors.

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Spending his break helping out

Zavala giving back to current Vikings players

In high school, he was a standout multi-sport athlete.

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Emilee Maldonado 1,000 points

Grizzlies defeat Greyhounds

The second of two Lower Yakima Valley basketball players to score 1,000 points during their weekend games was recognized last night.

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Sunnyside dunks Grandview in OT

The Grizzlies boys hoops team outlasted the Greyhounds last night to take a 91-83 overtime win.

Girls teams fare well at home

Granger tops Ki-Be, falls to Columbia

Home court advantage played true for three girls basketball teams Friday and Saturday.

Lower Yakima Valley boys teams battle

Knights defeat Vikings, 63-50

There were highs and lows as local teams took to the hardwood Friday and Saturday.

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Sunnyside wins first home dual

Grizzlies rout Wildcats, 55-18

The Grizzlies won all but three bouts against Eastmont in their first home wrestling meet last night.

Schaneman rolls perfect game

26-year-old once set youth bowling record

After nearly four months away from the bowling alley, a local man rolled a 300.

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Ski area opens today

Local skiers look forward to fresh powder

Nature is providing plenty of snow for skiers and snowboarders — no snow machine required.

Three teams compete

Knights win opening game on the road

Bickleton competed against the Leopards Junior Varsity team last night and suffered a 48-70 loss.

Grizzlies bowlers lose

The Grizzlies lost last night’s bowling match at Eastmont Lanes, 1472-1806, to Wenatchee.

Season on a roll

Mabton still unbeaten after three games

Two of three Lower Yakima Valley girls basketball teams traveled last night.

Mabton wrestlers fourth at Davenport

Mireles brings home gold

The Gorillas won their the 26th annual Davenport Invitational title Saturday with the Mabton Vikings finishing a distant fourth.

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Mixed results for local teams

Six Lower Yakima Valley teams opened their seasons with a mix of wins and losses.

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Season off to positive start

Five of six Lower Yakima Valley girls basketball teams started the season well on Friday.

Cadets prevail, 1807-1476, over Sunnyside bowlers

With a couple of leading scorers missing from the Grizzlies’ line-up yesterday, Eisenhower won the bowling match-up at Nob Hill Lanes, 1807-1476.

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Grandview opens season with 60-43 win

The Grandview Greyhounds defeated the Pullman Greyhounds, 60-43, in last night’s non-league opener.

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Grandview boys lose season opener, 96-70

A challenging competition was had on the high school hardwood last night as Pullman defeated the host Greyhounds, 96-70.

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Grizzlies building on success

The Grizzlies made it to the postseason for the first time in three years last year.

Local farmer working with fishery group

A local farm owner has spent the past nine years focused on providing educational opportunities and healthy choices for a variety of individuals in the community.

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Lower Yakima Valley teams take to the Hardwood

The Sunnyside High School gymnasium provided coaches a chance to see what their teams are made of last night.

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Swimmers have high hopes

Greyhounds want to return to state meet

Since its first season — 2012-13 — the Greyhounds boys swim team has made an appearance at the state swim meet.

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Running community supports retired cop

Sage Rat Run participants raising funds

More than a dozen people were at Miller Park on Friday in a show of support for retired Grandview Police officer and Sage Rat Run organizer Mike Akins.

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Sunnyside Christian third at state

Titans win semifinal, 42-40

Not a head is hung following Saturday’s 1B state semifinal football game.

Sparking power line cause of short-term outage

Residents on west side of town experience power interruptions Thanksgiving day

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Greyhounds looking for teamwork

Team debuts at jamboree Monday

A new season of basketball begins Monday for the Greyhounds.

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Athletes lauded at ceremony

Valle, Borrego recipients of electricians award

Grizzlies participating in athletics give their time and effort to represent the school each season.

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Prosser boys gear up for hoops season

It’s been a few years since the Mustangs have had so much time to prepare for the basketball season.

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Running with turkeys

A forgotten tradition has been revived thanks to the efforts of one high school student and an advisor.

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Spartans wrestling promising

With the season’s first match little more than a week away, the Spartans have set their sights on another 1A state appearance.

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Sunnyside bowlers win

The high school bowling team competed twice this week.

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