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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.

Baumgart takes home Golfer of the Week honors

DeSales grad and Saint Martin’s freshman golfer Ryan Baumgart earned Red Lion Golfer of the Week honors after his sixth-place finish at the Dennis Rose Invitational in Hawaii.

Wa-Hi JROTC hosts Air Rifle Championship on Sunday

The Walla Walla High School JROTC program is hosting the United States Army National Air Rifle Championship local qualifying match from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Wa-Hi shooting range.

High school volleyball postseason to get underway

With the volleyball season coming to a close, some local squads are beginning postseason play in the coming days.

Four men needed to haul in 350-pound sunfish ‘from Mars’ caught near Seattle

The sunfish was caught within view of the Seattle skyline and took four men to pull aboard a boat.

DeSales grad Baumgart leads Saint Martin’s in Hawaii

DeSales graduate and Saint Martin’s University men’s golfer Ryan Baumgart led the Saints to a fifth-place finish at the Dennis Rose Invite here Tuesday.

Registration now open for Whitman Fall Shootout

The Whitman Basketball Fall Shootout is slated Nov. 9-10 at Sherwood Center for girls in grades 5-8. Registration deadline is Friday.

Documents show reasoning behind Blaine Bennett firing

As Jack Bishop prepared for his retirement as Central Washington University’s athletic director last May, he wrote a letter to all the Wildcats’ coaches thanking them for their hard work. He was heard by a department member to wonder aloud if there would be room in football coach Blaine Bennett’s personnel file for his document.

Huskies’ Nelson wins Dellinger Invitational

Walla Walla High grad and current Washington Husky junior Aaron Nelson won the 8,000-meter Bill Dellinger Invitational at the Springfield Country Club here Saturday.