April 24, 2015
April 24, 2015
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April 24, 2015
The Walla Walla High School boys golf team kicked off its season with the Pasco Invite at Sun Willows Golf Course on Monday.
TACOMA — Fourth place. Kate Ferenz converted a Madi Doepker feed for a 7-6 Walla Walla High School lead over Bellarmine Prep in Saturday trophy-round class 4A state girls basketball action here at the Tacoma Dome. The Blue Devils led the rest of the way and took home the fourth-place trophy with a 63-49 win over the Lions.
TACOMA — Less than 24 hours after absorbing an exhausting defeat at the hands of Todd Beamer, 55-48, Walla Walla High School willed itself into a Saturday showdown for fourth place at the Tacoma Dome in Friday loser-out class 4A state girls basketball action.
TACOMA — Walla Walla High School fought off every Todd Beamer charge for three quarters at the Tacoma Dome in Class 4A girls state quarterfinal action Thursday night. The Blue Devils took a 38-34 lead to the fourth, but the unrelenting Titan full-court pressure and 7-of-9 shooting from the floor over the last eight minutes did the Blue Devils in as the Titans advanced to the semifinals with a 55-48 win.
The Walla Walla School Board unanimously approved funding $250,000 of an $830,000 new track project at Wa-Hi.
Wa-Hi’s girls are back in the state tournament for the first time in 25 years, opening against Todd Beamer in the quarterfinals Thursday night.
Then there were eight. Walla Walla High School is one of the eight 4A girls basketball teams still standing. The Blue Devils packed their bags for a trip to the Tacoma Dome and the elite eight in regional 4A girls loser-out action here Saturday at Chiawana High School.
Walla Walla High grad and former Walla Walla Community College player Gary Winston scored his 1,000th-career point for Portland State Saturday night, reaching the milestone on a first-half 3-pointer in the Vikings’ 91-75 win over Northern Colorado.
Wa-Hi Cadet Major Nathan Brewer breaks the Army JROTC national record for one-day scoring.
After falling to Gonzaga Prep, the Wa-Hi girls team beats Central Valley to reach state for the first time since 1990.
Senior swimmer Tyler Jones finished his Walla Walla High School career with a first-place swim in the 500-yard freestyle at the 4A swimming and diving Championships on Saturday.
Walla Walla High’s Madelyn Sirmon buried a mid-range jumper with 5:40 left in the game at the Wa-Hi gym in sub-regional championship girls basketball action Friday. Sirmon’s jumper gave the Blue Devils a 41-40 lead over defending state Class 4A champion, undefeated and No. 1-ranked Gonzaga Prep. The Bullpups responded with two treys from Tayler Drynan sandwiched around two Laura Stockton free throws to put Prep back on top, 48-41, with three minutes left. Prep improved to 23-0 on the season as it hung on for a 52-46 win.
Former Walla Walla High School coach, teacher and administrator Bill Bieloh recently received the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) Gareth Giles’ Memorial Recognition Award for his dedication and service to the state organization.
The Blue Devil girls roll past Chiawana, 61-40, to claim their first district title since 1984 on Saturday.
The Riverhawks open a 25-18 lead after the first and hold off Wa-Hi’s late rally for a 62-54 win on Friday.
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