First-round playoff loss ends season
The Leopards’ hopes of winning a 1A state football title ended Friday night. The Newport Grizzlies defeated the Leopards, 13-6, in the first round of the 1A State Football Championships.
For the second year in a row the Knights advance to the 1B State quarter-final game.
The Sunnyside Christian volleyball team’s hopes of a trophy were dashed in three sets by Almira-Coulee-Hartline on Friday morning at the 1B State Volleyball Tournament at the Yakima Valley SunDome. The Warriors opened the 8 a.m. match with a 25-18 set win. They won the second set, 25-17 and clinched their bid for the fifth/sixth-place trophy match with a 25-16 win.
Ely is named football Coach of the Year
The fall 2017 South Central Athletic Conference-West all league selections include a large contingency from the Spartans, as well as nearby Zillah.
2017—2018 Sunnyside High School Bowling
It’s encouraging to have so many explore a new interest in any sport.
Friday start at 8 a.m. in loser-out affair
The Sunnyside Christian volleyball team is competing in the 1B State Volleyball Championships at the Yakima Valley SunDome today. They made it into today’s consolation brackets after defeating Providence Classical Christian, 3-0, yesterday morning.
Last Saturday one group of youngsters was fired up and ready for action, facing the challenge of their young lives.
The Spartans were one of two Lower Yakima Valley volleyball teams denied a State berth last Saturday. Prosser was the other team.
Swimmers from across the state are converging on King County Aquatic Center on Friday for the State Swim Championships.
First match is 9:45 a.m.
After being battle-tested in their playoff match against Naselle last Saturday, the Knights volleyball team will open tomorrow’s 1B State tournament against Providence Classical Christian.
The best showing from among the Lower Yakima Valley cross country runners at the State Cross Country Championships came from 1A Zillah.
Spartans season ends
The Granger Spartans saw their bid for a 1A State berth slip through their fingers Friday.
Bragging rights were on the line for the Grizzlies and the Eastmont Wildcats on Friday.
It’s the second year-in-a-row
For the second year-in-a-row, Pullman upset Prosser’s hopes of competing in the 2A State playoffs with a 1-point win.
Leopards pull off 56-34 victory for state berth
The battle between the Leopards and Kiona-Benton Bears on Friday looked fierce.
For gridiron fans, the Lower Yakima Valley has two teams competing in the first round of the state playoffs Friday. Sunnyside Christian hosts Pateros in 1B action at Clem Senn Field at 6 p.m. The Billy Goats (5-4) are hoping to upset the undefeated Knights (10-0), tied No. 1 in the Associated Press polls with 9-0 Odessa. Odessa, formerly Odessa-Harrington, ended the Knights’ season in the state semi-finals last year and was the eventual state champion. Odessa faces Almira/Coulee-Hartline (9-1), whose only loss this season was to Sunnyside Christian. The winners of the two games will face each other Nov. 17. The 1A Zillah Leopards are also in action Friday. The No.8-ranked Leopards (9-1) host the Newport Bears (8-1) at 7 p.m. on Andy Collins Memorial Field. Friday’s winner hosts the winner of the Connell-Colville playoff game Nov. 17.
In what’s been their typical fashion, the Sunnyside Christian Knights football team got an early foothold on last night’s game.
Attorneys will try to reach plea for second time
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 again last Friday. Zachary Joseph Sybouts, 27, was in Yakima County Superior Court for a hearing before Judge Kevin S. Naught, who agreed to continue the case.
Dry Creek wins 4-of-5 years in a row
Organizers of the annual Northwest Nitro Nationals Pro Hillclimb are home from Las Vegas after receiving another Venue of the Year Award at the North American Hillclimbers Association awards banquet.
Cross country competitors from all classifications across the state are competing in the 2017 State Cross Country Championships at Sun Willows Golf Course on Saturday.
Thanks to a 3-1 victory against the Eagles in yesterday’s first round of District play, the Granger Spartans have a chance at competing in the championship match Saturday.
Seven qualify for consolations
The Grizzlies swim team traveled to Manta Ray Aquatics Center this past Thursday through Saturday for the District Swim and Dive meet.
What was a winning game is now a loss for the Mabton Vikings football team.
Koerner wins two events at District meet
The Grandview, Prosser and Zillah girls swim teams competed at the District 5/7 swim meet at Gibb Pool on the Washington State University campus Friday and Saturday.
Program still strong with 15 years of effort
For anyone who is unable to appreciate all the good in the community, they haven’t met the people behind the Little Grapplers wrestling program.
The Grandview and Prosser girls swim teams lost to Pullman on Saturday.
It was homecoming for the Vikings, but Tri City Prep upset the celebratory mood with a 34-6 victory over its host.
The Spartans were 7-0 going into the rivalry game against 6-1 Zillah on Friday.
Grandview man wounded; Prosser house hit by gunfire
Two drive-by shootings Friday are under investigation, including one that resulted in a man being struck by a bullet in the leg.
Two games remain in regular season
The Knights are now 8-0 with two games remaining in the regular season.
In spite of getting within 2 points of Camas in the third quarter, the Grizzlies were unable to get past the No. 1 team in the state in the fourth stanza Friday.
Preparing for this Friday’s Central Washington Athletic Conference playoffs between the north and south divisions, two Lower Yakima Valley teams are poised for action.
The Spartans were struck by Lightning last night, losing the girls soccer match, 10-0.
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The Sunnyside girls swim team is wrapping up its regular season in preparation for the District meet.
Sunnyside Christian, Granger and Prosser all defeated their opponents in three volleyball sets last night.
Friday is the night to see two comparatively matched football teams go head-to-head in a South Central Washington Athletic Conference-West showdown.
Lower valley teams battle in title game
Boys and girls in third, sixth and seventh grades took to the hardwood last weekend for the Prosser Mustang Fall Shootout.
The Warriors came out on top of the Granger girls soccer team, 6-1, last night in South Central Athletic Conference action.
Knights, Mustangs win; Grizzlies, Greyhounds lose
The Grizzlies lost their volleyball match, 0-3, while the Knights won theirs, 3-0.
The Mustangs, Grandview Greyhounds and Sunnyside Grizzlies enjoyed a friendly competition at the Prosser Aquatic Center yesterday.
Saturday was a big day for swimmers representing Grandview, Prosser, Sunnyside and Zillah.
Saturday’s Grandview girls soccer victory over the Mustangs places both teams in a precarious situation.
Teams easily defeat opposition
Sunnyside Christian’s football team is now 7-0, having defeated Colton, 60-12, on Friday.
Loss at Selah gives Bulldogs No. 1 position
Grizzlies hope to improve to 6-1 against Moses Lake
With last week’s loss to West Valley (Yakima), the Grizzlies are looking to redeem themselves in tonight’s homecoming game at 7 p.m. against Moses Lake at Clem Senn Field.
Granger avenges earlier loss to Zillah
The Grizzlies girls soccer team had something to celebrate last night — a 4-1 victory over Eisenhower.
The Spartans are a true contender in the South Central Athletic Conference-West, having dominated last night’s match against Cle Elum/Roslyn, 3-0.
The juniors won last night’s Sunnyside High School Powder Puff game against the seniors, 18-6.
The Black Rock Creek Golf Course and Mt. Adams Country Club golfers are preparing for their annual show-down, the Ryder Cup.