The Seattle Mariners have had their pitching issues of late. It’s a little early to expect Gonzaga University right-handed closer Wyatt Mills to step up and help, but he’s looking forward to making a difference in time.
The Oakesdale volleyball team arrived in a stretch Excursion limousine Monday evening for the fourth annual Spokane Youth Sports Awards. No matter how the team made the trek to Spokane, it was well worth it. Oakesdale, which captured a second straight State 1B championship last fall, was named the 1B/2B/1A female team of the year.
Soon-to-be Lake City graduate Nina Carlson is as versatile in life as she is on the basketball court. There she was in the middle of her final high school season at her younger brother Jordan’s AAU basketball game, sitting on the sideline doing some honors calculus homework.
Cade Neumann wanted one more jump Thursday. Not that it would have made a difference in the outcome of the State 3A pole vault. The Mt. Spokane junior had it wrapped up when he cleared 14 feet, 9 inches at Mount Tahoma High School.
The Lewis and Clark girls track and field team spent the first week of the season shoveling snow off four lanes of its track. Coach Dan Hilsendeger called it conditioning. The Tigers called the 4A Regional championship they won Saturday the reward.
“Welcome back,” a friend close by said after Anna Rodgers won the long jump at 19 and ¾ inch on her final attempt as the District 8 4A track and field meet concluded Saturday afternoon at Spokane Falls Community College.