Elizabeth Grubb and Katie Keifer of Chewelah took seventh place in state 1B/2B/1A tennis on Saturday at the Yakima Tennis Club. They lost to Coupeville’s Payton Renninger and Payton Aparicio 6-2, 6-3.
It was a successful weekend for Freeman’s Andy Simmerman who placed second at the state 1B/2B/1A tournament on Saturday at the Yakima Tennis Club. He beat Ezra Magaram of Seattle Academy 7-6, 4-6, 7-6 in the semifinals.
At the end of a long day of softball on Saturday, Central Valley had to settle for the best finish in program history. It just wasn’t the finish the Bears were hoping for.
The hits and the wins just keep coming for Gonzaga. As a result the Bulldogs are headed to the NCAA baseball tournament.
Northwest Christian senior pitcher Mattea Nelson wasn’t taking any chances at Kiwanis Park on Saturday afternoon.
Seattle Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto made perhaps the most signifcant move of the 2018 Major League Baseball season to date, acquiring All-Star closer Alex Colome and veteran outfielder Denard Span from the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday in exchange for a pair of minor league right-handers, Andrew Moore and Tommy Romero.
Sebastian Saucedo launched a shot that found the upper right corner in the 61st minute in Real Salt Lake’s 1-0 victory over the Seattle Sounders on Saturday.
The Ferry County Rail Trail project is up and riding again after county commissioners approved the next stage of the project at a meeting earlier this month.
Growing up in New York City, Florence Williams was the daughter of a “hyper urban” mother who hated camping.
A former coach, 10 athletes and two teams will be in the spotlight when basketball, track and field and cross country share the dais for the Community Colleges of Spokane’s 2018 spring Athletics Hall of Fame induction.
Gareth Bale’s mesmerizing scissor-kick helped Real Madrid to a third successive Champions League title with a 3-1 victory over a Liverpool side thwarted by a pair of goalkeeping blunders and Mohamed Salah being forced off injured. Making an explosive impact as a second-half substitute, Bale showcased athleticism and technique of the highest quality by sending Madrid in front with only his fourth touch of the game.
Cleveland Cavaliers All-Star forward Kevin Love has a concussion and will miss Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Boston Celtics. Love banged heads with Boston rookie Jayson Tatum in the first quarter of Game 6 and did not play again. The Cavaliers overcame his loss and won 109-99 to force Game 7. Love is Cleveland’s second leading scorer and one of four players left from the 2016 NBA title team.
Danica Patrick noticed a few good omens ahead of her final Indianapolis 500. First, she is starting in perhaps the oldest row in the race, alongside former winners Scott Dixon and Helio Castroneves. Second, that same trio was on the podium for her only IndyCar win at Twin Ring Motegi in Japan in April 2008.
Members of Congress from the Northwest are praising the decision to start negotiations next Tuesday over the future of a half-century-old agreement between the United States and Canada that governs hydropower and flood control operations along the Columbia River.
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Washington State’s Stephanie Cho qualified for the NCAA Championships on Friday by setting a personal best in the women’s 400-meter hurdles during the NCAA West Regional in Sacramento, California.
Roundup of Friday’s prep state softball action from across the state.
Gleyber Torres became the youngest American League player to homer in four straight games, Aaron Judge threw out a pair of runners from right field and the New York Yankees beat the Los Angeles Angels 2-1 on Friday night in New York. Shohei Ohtani, the two-way Japanese rookie sensation, came to bat with the potential tying run on base and two outs in the eighth. New York brought in closer Aroldis Chapman to face Ohtani with Justin Upton at first. Chapman threw a wild pitch that advanced the runner, Ohtani sent a 100 mph pitch just foul of the left-field pole, then grounded out on a 101 mph offering.
Kelsey Gumm went 5 for 6 with a pair of two-run home runs and Central Valley routed Auburn Riverside 20-4 in a state 4A quarterfinal at Merkel Sports Complex on Friday.
Roundup of Friday’s prep boys tennis action from across the region.