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SATURDAY, MAY 14, 2016

Letters to the sports editor

Two of the most outspoken coaches in sports (Bobby Knight and Mike Leach) are both avid supporters of Donald Trump. Why a coach would wish to become involved in politics publicly is beyond me. There is no advantage for WSU.

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Mariners’ Norichika Aoki is safe at third base with a triple below Los Angeles Angels third baseman Jefry Marte. (Ted S. Warren / Associated Press)

Angels score two in ninth to beat Mariners 7-6

SEATTLE – The Mariners deserved this 7-6 loss Friday night to the Los Angeles Angels at Safeco Field. Yep, they earned it after throwing away a four-run lead in the late innings, which came after squandering a boatload of opportunities ...

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FRIDAY, MAY 13, 2016

Downriver’s old stone clubhouse at the River which was replaced in the early 1950s. (Courtesy of Downriver Golf Course)

Jim Meehan: Downriver celebrates 100 years

Downriver turns 100 years old this summer, which gives the stately golf course a five-year head start on Mac McGuire. There’s probably nobody on the planet that has played Downriver as often as McGuire, who first put a peg into ...

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4A baseball: Central Valley, Gonzaga Prep lose

Trailing 3-1 and down to their final at-bats, the Richland Bombers scored seven runs in the seventh inning to beat host Central Valley 8-3 Friday in a 4A regional baseball game. The Bears’ loss, combined with Gonzaga Prep’s 2-1 loss ...

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Wheat Kings win WHL crown, head to Memorial Cup

KENT, Wash. – The Brandon Wheat Kings are headed to the 2016 Memorial Cup. Jayce Hawryluk had three goals and two assists as Brandon downed the Seattle Thunderbirds 8-4 on Friday to win the Western Hockey League’s Ed Chynoweth Cup. ...

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