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Walla Walla American Legion to have tryouts on Sunday

WALLA WALLA — Walla Walla American Legion Baseball is having tryouts at 4 p.m. Sunday at Walla Walla Community College’s field.

WWVA’s AcroKnights to perform at Blazers game

The Walla Walla Valley Academy AcroKnights team has been invited to perform during halftime at the Portland Trail Blazers game on March 20, as the Blazers play the Washington Wizards.

BMGSA softball signups now open

Walla Walla Parks and Recreation is currently taking registration for Blue Mountain Girls Softball Association players.

Local Little League sign-ups begin in late January

Pacific and Valley Little Leagues have 2014 sign-ups coming up.

Orb pic sparks mystery sound story

The Union-Bulletin published a story and photo of a mysterious orb captured on a smart-phone camera by an elk hunter in southwest Oregon in the Jan. 1 Diversions section.

Mariners caravan makes stop in WW next week

The 2014 Seattle Mariners Caravan rolls into Whitman College’s Sherwood Center next Thursday with pitchers Charlie Furbush and Brandon Maurer, former M’s player and current broadcaster Mike Blowers and the Mariners Moose in attendance.

Walla Walla Cougars take second at Bomber Bash

The Walla Walla Cougars finished second here over the weekend in the Bomber Bash AAU boys basketball tournament.

Cummins’ legacy will live forever in WW

If it’s true that legends never die, then Scotty Cummins is still here with us.

Wa-Hi’s Jameson wins state JROTC rifle title

Walla Walla High School JROTC Precision Rifle Team member Sarah Jameson emerged from the Washington State Junior Olympic Air Rifle Championships here last weekend as the state women’s champion.

Neah Bay in third straight state title game

Red Devils coach Tony McCaulley has a good scouting report on Touchet as they face off Friday.

Former Blue Devil Nelson 20th at NCAA cross country championship

Ending a drought of 15 years, Washington junior Aaron Nelson completed one of the best seasons ever by a Husky men’s distance runner Saturday, powering over the sloppy, muddy 10,000-meters of muck at the LaVern Gibson Championship Course for a 20th-place finish in the NCAA Division I cross country championships.

UCLA unveils new weapon in Jack

La Sonjia Jack had a small gathering at her Bellevue home Saturday night to watch her son play for UCLA against Arizona. As is her custom, LaSonjia watched the television intently when the Bruins were on defense, since Myles is a starting linebacker as a true freshman.

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Wa-Hi shooters shine in regional match

Wa-Hi’s Nathan Brewer and Daniel Enger both take top honors at the National Air Rifle match.

Football crossover games to kick off at 6 p.m.

Kickoff times for District 7-9 crossover football games Friday night have been changed from 7 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Wa-Hi grad Nelson eighth at Pac-12 Championships

Wa-Hi grad and Washington junior Aaron Nelson led the Huskies men to a fifth-place finish at the Pac-12 Championships here Saturday.