Local Sports


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.

Wa-Hi has chance to evaluate swimmers

The Blue Devils enjoy an exhibition at Serier Pool as a chance to test some new events and relay teams.

Jennings sets record at WW drag strip

Rocky Jennings finishes an eighth-mile in 7.19 seconds Sunday, setting an NHRA national record.

Tryouts approach for two girls basketball teams

The Walla Walla Storm and Fever eighth-grade girls AAU basketball teams are holding open tryouts for anyone in the Walla Walla Valley interested in playing for the fall/winter 2013-14 season from 7-8:30 p.m. Sept. 16 at the Wa-Hi gym.

Walla Walla-area coaches: Report your scores early, often

WALLA WALLA — After what seems to be an ever-shorter summer, the fall sports season is once again upon us

Two more WW Little League sign-ups slated

There are two more chances to register for Walla Walla Little League fall baseball this week, from 4-7 p.m. today and Wednesday. Both sessions are at the Pacific Little League fields at the Veterans Administration Medical Center.

Walla Walla Pacific 10s fall to Richland National, 8-2

OAK HARBOR, Wash. — Walla Walla Pacific’s 10-year-olds had their stay at the Washington State 9-10s Little League baseball tournament here Monday.

All-City golf tournament dates set

The 63rd annual All-City Championships golf tournament has been scheduled Aug. 10-11.