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Music unites old rivals: Band of East Valley alums invited to play at West Valley’s 30-year reunion

When Johnny Bittner, drummer for the Stone Apple Band, told his bandmates he’d booked a gig for them to play at the West Valley High School 30-year reunion, it came …

Finally outside, WV softball is rolling with double header sweep; new coach Brian Ostby excited

Exactly one month to the day after Brian Ostby held his first official practice as the new fastpitch softball coach at West Valley, he took his team outside to do …

UPDATED: Wed., March 6, 2019, 8:17 p.m.

Steve Christilaw: High school rivalries breed serious respect, friendship

Athletic rivals show compassion time and time again in Spokane and Spokane Valley.

Girls basketball: Jillian Taylor leads host West Valley to win over Mountain Home at Eagle Holiday Classic

Roundup of Friday’s preps girls basketball action from across Eastern Washington and North Idaho.

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 9:54 p.m.

State football: West Valley falls to Ellensburg in 2A defensive battle

The difference between West Valley continuing on in State 2A football postseason or its season ended literally came down to a matter of inches.

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 2, 2018, 11:15 p.m.

GNL/CWAC football crossovers: West Valley runs over Ephrata, into State 2A playoffs

It takes numbers to slow down the West Valley running game, and even more to stop it.

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 20, 2018, 12:46 a.m.

West Valley makes goal-line stand as time expires to hold off Cheney

Matt Allen’s 33-yard field goal proves the difference as West Valley holds off Cheney in a Great Northern League showdown.

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 12, 2018, 11:12 p.m.

West Valley offense comes to life late in victory over Pullman

Anyone who has ever played a game of stare-down knows: The first one to blink loses.

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 30, 2018, 10:10 p.m.

West Valley serves notice with 49-0 rout of North Central

If West Valley coach Craig Whitney had concerns about graduating 19 players off a team that posted a 22-3 record over the past two years, maybe those fears were abated …

2018 Prep Football Preview: West Valley applies ‘next man up’ philosophy in search of GNL 2A title

West Valley graduated 19 players off a team that posted a 22-3 record over the last two years – a ton of talent for any program.

UPDATED: Sat., May 26, 2018, 11:08 p.m.

State 1A baseball: Freeman finally reaches peak by knocking off King’s Way Christian for title

Michael Coumont had come to Yakima seven times with Freeman High School teammates in search of state championships in basketball and baseball. Three times he’d been on the losing end …

State 2A baseball: West Valley rally falls short in semifinal loss to Mountlake Terrace

For a few raucous minutes Friday afternoon, it looked like West Valley’s sixth-inning magic was going to come through for a second straight game.

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 10:39 p.m.

Led by Jake Wells, Pullman cruises by West Valley 58-47 for District 7 championship

PULLMAN – Their coach was battling a case of Bronchitis, their top player was still getting over his flu and at least four other Pullman players were afflicted by a …

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 13, 2018, 9:58 p.m.

Top-rated East Valley girls pull away late to top West Valley, secure state tournament berth

East Valley, rated No. 1 in the WIAA’s RPI, used a steady dose of defense and rebounding with offensive balanced sprinkled on for good measure as the Knights were too …

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 27, 2017, 6:08 p.m.

It’s twice as nice when Eagles party: West Valley, Lakeside hosting 72 games over 3 days in state’s biggest tourney

But Jeff Pietz and Jamie Nilles know how to throw a party and there’s not a shred of confetti in sight. Pietz, the athletic director for the Eagles at Lakeside …

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 25, 2017, 7:56 p.m.

State 2A football: West Valley falls to Hockinson in semifinal matching 12-0 teams

When two 12-0 teams face off in a state semifinal game, something has to give.

After beating Selah, West Valley hungry for more

West Valley powered its way into the Class 2A football semifinals on Saturday with a convincing 28-15 win over Selah at Zaepfel Stadium in Yakima.

State girls soccer: West Valley caught fire when it counted the most

Just in time, the West Valley girls soccer team has found its groove.

West Valley defeats East Valley, secures share of Great Northern League title

Connor Whitney played center field for the undefeated West Valley Eagles all night long Friday at East Valley.