Local Sports


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.

Blue Mountain Sports Awards release nominees

WALLA WALLA — The 37th annual Blue Mountain Sports Awards will be handed out on May 29 during the Blue Mountain Youth Recognition Evening at Baker Boyer Bank’s main branch in downtown Walla Walla.

NBA wants $30 million repayment to Hanson if Seattle doesn't get Kings

SEATTLE — As a deadline for a Sacramento group to make a bid for the Kings neared, a complication emerged Thursday.

Wa-Hi grad Nelson runs 8:52 steeplechase in Eugene

EUGENE — Aaron Nelson, a former Wa-Hi standout cross-country and track athlete, ran the 3,000 steeplechase at the Pepsi Invite in Eugene on Saturday.

Junior, Senior Cubs to have tryouts Sunday at Wa-Hi field

WALLA WALLA — Walla Walla Valley Select Baseball is holding open tryouts from 1-3:30 p.m. Sunday to fill the remaining spots on their summer team rosters at the Wa-Hi junior varsity baseball field.

Valley Girls to have annual Barrel Daze April 12-14

WALLA WALLA — The 35th annual Barrel Daze is being held by Valley Girls Barrel Racing Association April 12-14 at the Walla Walla Fairgrounds.

Cosgrove records first hole-in-one in 8-year career

MILTON-FREEWATER — Milton-Freewater resident Terri Cosgrove hit her first hole-in-one in eight years of golfing Sunday.

Whit men net victories over UPS, Whitworth

WALLA WALLA — The No. 13-ranked Whitman men’s tennis team swept away University of Puget Sound 9-0 here Friday, before completing the weekend sweep with an 8-1 trouncing of Whitworth on the Whitman courts Saturday.

Whitman men roll past Linfield, 9-0

MCMINNVILLE, Ore. — The 13th-ranked Whitman men’s tennis team exhibited their considerable depth against the Linfield Wildcats in a Northwest Conference encounter here Friday, rolling to a 9-0 victory.