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Jennie McGhan

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Prosser boys fall 22-49 to Othello

The Prosser boys wrestling team lost 22-49 to the Huskies on Tuesday.

Knights unhindered by flu outbreak

The Sunnyside Christian boys basketball team, in spite of missing a few players with the flu, was one of four Lower Yakima Valley teams to win Friday’s games.

Four lower valley girls teams top off wins

The Greyhounds girls basketball team suffered the only loss from among five Lower Yakima Valley teams competing Friday.

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No. 10 Leopards upend No. 3 Spartans

SCAC leaders end dual, 46-31

A battle between the Spartans and Zillah wrestling teams is always filled with action.

Founder of track program to be in hall of fame

Summers first-ever Mabton coach

Prior to the addition of a biology teacher in the mid 1960s, Mabton High School was without a track program or a track.

Mustangs wrestlers eke out 40-39 win against Ephrata

State-ranked grapplers come out on top

The Mustangs boys wrestling team narrowly beat the Ephrata Tigers, 40-39, Tuesday at home.

Greyhounds outmatched by Wildcats

Before they took to the mats at home Tuesday, the Greyhounds boys wrestling team knew it would be facing a formidable foe.

Sunnyside boys defeat CWAC No. 2 team

A game that was supposed to take place during Winter Break between the Sunnyside Grizzlies and Ellensburg boys basketball teams commenced last night.

Boys deliver the goods Saturday night

The Sunnyside Christian boys basketball team knew they would have a battle on their hands Saturday.

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Grizzlies maul Panthers in dual, 67-9

Last night, the Sunnyside Grizzlies boys wrestling team proved its power, defeating Wenatchee 67-9 after claiming Saturday’s Dick Pruett Invitational title.

Grizzlies girls rout Wenatchee

Mabton, Sunnyside Christian girls also win big

The Grizzlies girls scored fast an often Saturday night as they defeated Wenatchee, 77-44, in 4A basketball action.

Two-year-old homicide trial postponed to August

May 2015 Sunnyside case continued

The trial of an Outlook man set to stand trial for the shooting death of Oscar Raul Gutierrez-Mendoza of Roosevelt was postponed during a pre-trial hearing Friday. The trial was set to begin today, but is now set for Aug. 13.

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Area boys hit and miss their shots

Friday’s game started a little rough for the Granger Spartans boys basketball team, but they settled in and knocked off their shots to defeat Highland, 90-42.

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Lower Yakima Valley girls hoop it up

The Sunnyside Grizzlies girls basketball team, as well as Prosser, Sunnyside Christian, Granger and Mabton all got down to business Friday, winning each of their games.

Wrestling teams show up the west side

Ten Lower Yakima Valley wrestlers medal in tournament

Of the five Lower Yakima Valley schools represented at the Kelso Girls Tournament, Sunnyside, Grandview, Granger, Toppenish and Zillah were among the top 38 finishers.

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Rams outpin Grizzlies bowlers

The West Valley (Yakima) bowling team yesterday defeated Sunnyside, 1630-1423.

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Grizzlies pin Rams

Greyhounds lose 30-36 to Ellensburg

Two Lower Yakima Valley boys wrestling teams hosted league foes in dual meets this week.

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Grandview teams split against Quincy

The Grandview girls basketball team improved its record to 3-4, 4-5 with an overwhelming 76-19 victory over Quincy last night.

Lower valley teams ranked in Top 5

Both the Leopards boys and girls basketball teams are currently sitting among the Top 5 in the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association 1A Rating Percentage Index.

Reyes wins title at Columbia Invite

Last Thursday, the Grandview girls wrestling team competed in the Columbia Burbank Invite, and one grappler earned championship honors in her weight class.

Area teams in Lynden

The girls and boys basketball teams from Sunnyside Christian and Granger high schools are at Lynden High School, finishing the 2-day Cloud 9 Christmas Classic tonight.

Sunnyside native promoted to fire chief in Prosser

West Benton Fire and Rescue has a new chief. Seth Johnson, a Class of 2000 graduate of Sunnyside High School, is now at the helm.

Vikings prevail over Liberty Christian

Overcoming Monday’s loss to Granger, the Mabton Vikings girls basketball team rallied for a 68-52 victory over Liberty Christian on Wednesday.

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Wrestlers compete in Mix and Match

Wrestlers from throughout the region joined the Grizzlies on the mats at yesterday’s Mix and Match.

Grizzlies wrestling team wins, 74-3

Following up their Cadet Classic title, the Grizzlies wrestling team returned to Eisenhower last night to dominate the Cadets, 74-3. The Grizzlies won eight matches by pin and two by major decision. The Cadets also forfeited three matches.

Too much Pepper leaves Prosser short

Competing against 6-0 Selah was certain to be a challenge for the Mustangs boys basketball team last night.

Mustangs make comeback win

The Prosser Mustangs girls basketball team battled from behind to win last night’s game against Selah, 62-53.

Chiefs girls too much for Grizzlies

Greyhounds top Huskies; Granger falls

The Chiefs girls basketball team stopped the Sunnyside Grizzlies, 50-43, on Saturday.

Tough night for area boys hoops

The Spartans and Sunnyside Christian boys basketball teams were the only two Lower Yakima Valley teams to win Friday’s hoops match-ups.

Girls teams hit their marks Friday

The Vikings were one of six girls basketball teams from the Lower Yakima Valley to win Friday. Mabton won, 63-32, against Kittitas/Thorp; Sunnyside defeated Davis, 65-57; Sunnyside Christian won 58-14 against Riverside Christian; Grandview defeated Ellensburg, 55-33; Prosser edged Toppenish, 46-43; and Granger won its game against Naches, 67-45.

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Greyhounds fall, 24-51, to East Valley

Teams combine for eight pins

The Greyhounds boys wrestling team succumbed to the East Valley (Yakima) Red Devils, 25-51, last night.

Girls take it to the mats in Othello

The Huskies girls wrestling team hosted a mix and match competition last night.

Granger wins double dual

The Granger boys wrestling team traveled to Goldendale for a double dual against the Timberwolves and Cle Elum yesterday.

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Grizzlies wrestlers defeat Eastmont

The Sunnyside girls wrestling team hosted the Central Washington Girls Wrestling League Match on Tuesday, defeating two teams.

70s kind of night

Several Lower Yakima Valley teams scored in the 70s last night, earning victories.

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Boys hoops action filled with dramatic wins

Teams deliver in nailbiters Saturday

Both the Sunnyside Christian Knights and Sunnyside Grizzlies boys basketball teams won their Saturday games.

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Grapplers medal at Tony Saldivar Memorial Ironman Tournament

The Zillah Leopards won the team title at the annual Tony Saldivar Memorial Ironman Tournament hosted by the Spartans.

Lower valley girls have successful Saturday

Grizzlies shoot down Bombers, Prosser tops Grandview

The Sunnyside Grizzlies girls defeated Richland, 70-64, in overtime, Prosser defeated Grandview, 59-49, and Sunnyside Christian won its game against Mabton, 71-50.

Sunnyside girls second at Centralia Tiger Classic

Two Grizzlies earn titles

The Sunnyside girls wrestling team has won second place at the Centralia Tiger Classic.

Boys teams mix it up

Both the Sunnyside and Sunnyside Christian boys basketball teams won their Friday games.

Girls hoops teams on a roll

All but one Lower Yakima Valley girls basketball team won Friday’s games.

Liefke scores 1,000 career points

Sunnyside Christian’s Sailor Liefke needed just 13 points Friday to hit the century mark.

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Vikings defend against Grizzlies

Mata wins pin in boys action

The Vikings’ six girls wrestling team members had won four matches at Wednesday’s double dual via pin, and the boys had one victory by pin, as well.

Cadets outpin Sunnyside

After winning two matches, the Sunnyside girls bowling team suffered a disappointing night at Nob Hill Lanes against Eisenhower on Thursday. The Cadets varsity team won, 2035-1478. The JV edged the Grizzlies, 1344-1302.

Grizzlies beat Davis

The Sunnyside Grizzlies boys varsity wrestling team defeated the Davis Pirates, 58-18, on Wednesday in a home dual meet.

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Special Olympic bowlers take part in Sunday’s State tournament in Kenmore

For three local youngsters, Sunday is a special day. Noah Rios, Marcus Moreno and Brianna Flores-Galeana are competing in the Special Olympics State bowling tournament at Kenmore Lanes in Kenmore at 9 a.m. Sunday, December 10.

Grizzlies win home match-up

The Sunnyside girls bowling team is celebrating their second win. Tuesday night, they defeated Davis 1389-1167. The Grizzlies travel to Nob Hill Lanes against Eisenhower Thursday.

Boys hoops teams defeat visitors

The Sunnyside Grizzlies boys basketball team won their third game in a row last night.

Vikings plunder Bears

The Mabton girls basketball team was the only Lower Yakima Valley team to play last night.

Wrestlers take on tournaments

Two Lower Yakima Valley wrestling teams competed in the annual White River Classic on Saturday.