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Washington State pushes past Idaho State 80-68

Ernie Kent’s first victory as coach of the Washington State Cougars did not come easy. In other words, it was precisely what he expected.

Andrew Andrews, UW men’s basketball pull away for 63-48 win over Seattle U

Andrew Andrews went scoreless in the first half Friday while missing three three-pointers on a night when the Washington men’s basketball team struggled with its perimeter shooting once again. No worries.

Oregon State slips past Oral Roberts 55-42

Oregon State Coach Wayne Tinkle said he told his team at halftime to be more aggressive and attack the basket against Oral Roberts.

Oregon defeats Toledo 78-68

Joseph Young scored 24 points and Oregon parlayed its 20-7 edge at the foul line into a 78-68 victory over Toledo on Friday night.

Elks National free throw contest at Walla Walla YMCA

The Elks National “Hoop Shoot” Free Throw Contest is coming to Walla Walla at 3 p.m. on Dec. 13, at the Walla Walla YMCA.

Vets host Apple Cup best ball tourney Friday

Last Sunday afternoon wandering around Sherwood Center’s George Ball Court before the Whitman College men’s basketball home opener, I got a text message from Chris Repass, golf professional at Veterans Memorial Golf Course.

Wa-Hi shooters shine in Spokane

Six Walla Walla High School marksmen traveled to Spokane last weekend to compete in the Washington State Indoor Rifle Championship.

Wa-Hi alumni Nelson finishes a Husky All-American

University of Washington senior and Wa-Hi alumni Aaron Nelson finished his college career with his second straight All-American honor.

Pirates’ state title no big surprise

Jim Greene saw it coming midway in the season.

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Lind-Ritzville downs Waitsburg-Prescott, 17-14

PASCO — Lind-Ritzville-Sprague scored nine unanswered third- quarter points here at Edgar Brown Stadium Friday night in class 2B state quarterfinal football action. The Broncos used that 9-0 run to take a 17-7 lead to the fourth and went on to hold off Waitsburg-Prescott, 17-14, to run their winning streak to 38 games.