OLYMPIA — When I agreed to sponsor legislation to update state statutes with gender-neutral language, I could not have imagined the backlash that would result.
The news, at the same time shocking and hopeful, about the discovery of three young women who went missing in Cleveland about a decade ago has riveted the country.
BALTIMORE — Right from the start, a horse trained by one not so over-the-hill Hall of Famer and ridden by another took control of the Preakness. The result: a huge upset and the end of any hopes for a Triple Crown attempt at the Belmont Stakes.
WALLA WALLA — Walla Walla High School is holding the Blue Devil Athletic Development camp again this summer
THE DALLES — A year after playing all the way into the state championship, Weston-McEwen will find itself on the outside looking in as the state tournament begins Wednesday.
ONTARIO, Ore. — Josie Lonai won two events and Kristi Childers placed second in the 100-meter dash to lead McLoughlin High School at the Greater Oregon League track and field championships in Ontario, Ore. Friday and Saturday.
UNION — Weston-McEwen’s girls finished first and the TigerScot boys placed fifth here Friday and Saturday during the Blue Mountain Conference track and field championships at the Union High School track.
SPOKANE — Wa-Hi’s girls finished third and its boys fifth during Class 4A regional track and field action that ended here Saturday at Spokane Falls Community College.
In the gloom of a stormy Dallas afternoon last week, in which the NBA announced it won’t be coming back to Seattle next season, came one ray of light — an apparent softening of the league’s stance on expansion.
RICHLAND — The Walla Walla High School double tandem of Allison Mehn and Rachel Schueller battled their way to a spot in the state 4A doubles tennis tournament in action here Saturday.
ONTARIO — Walla Walla Community College suffered two one-run defeats here Friday in the first day of the NWAACC East Region baseball playoffs. The two losses eliminated the Warriors.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana spent the entire season perfecting its defense. On Saturday, it produced the biggest payoff for the Pacers in nearly a decade.
SEATTLE — Two of MLS’s hottest teams traded blows in a wildly entertaining bout Saturday.
CLEVELAND — The roller-coaster nature of the emotions surging through the Mariners in a wild ninth inning was still evident on drained-looking faces in the clubhouse after this latest defeat.
ECHO — The Weston-McEwen TigerScots softball team took early leads of 2-0 and 3-2 but fell in seven innings to the Irrigon Knights, 12-4, Special District 5 playoffs action.
MEDICAL LAKE, Wash. — Touchet High School’s softball team scored 22 runs and smacked 27 hits as the Indians went 2-1 in the 1B district 7/9 regional playoffs and earned a trip to state.
WALLA WALLA — Spokane is favored to win its second consecutive men’s title here beginning this morning when the NWAACC Championships golf tournament tees off at Veterans Memorial Golf Course.
WALLA WALLA — A couple of weeks ago, Mike Rostollan was worried that he might have to move today’s opening round of the NWAACC Championships golf tournament to a different venue. Veterans Memorial Golf Course, where the 36-hole tournament commences this morning, was in deplorable condition. Fairways and greens were shaggy, and roughs were overgrown and almost impossible to escape with any kind of decent ball advance.
SPOKANE — The District 7/9 softball tournament came down to a rematch of the District 9 title game between DeSales and Waitsburg-Prescott. The Irish avenged a 3-2 loss and defeated W-P 11-1.
CLARKSTON — It was close, but Waitsburg-Prescott’s boys track team won’t be lighting cigars for the seventh consecutive year.