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Sports from around the Walla Walla Valley.


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Sweets coaches Biagi, Michaud stepping down

WALLA WALLA — The Walla Walla Sweets recently completed their fifth season as members of the West Coast League under head coach J.C Biagi, and Biagi and pitching coach Mark Michaud are leaving to pursue other endeavors

Sweets’ Mendenhall all-WCL first teamer

WALLA WALLA – Hitting was the name of the game this season for the Walla Walla Sweets, and outfielder Andrew Mendenhall led the charge.

WWCC's Barton in thick of steer wrestling competition

WALLA WALLA — Buster Barton knows what he’s up against Saturday night during the second round of steer wrestling at the Frontier Days Rodeo.

Rough stock stars ready for weekend’s rodeo

WALLA WALLA — The Frontier Days Rodeo gets physical this weekend when the rough stock stars come out during three nights of bronc busting and bull riding in the Walla Walla Fairgrounds arena.

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Rodeo off to fast start at Walla Walla Fairgrounds

WALLA WALLA — Buster Barton found himself in some pretty fast company Tuesday morning at the Walla Walla Fairgrounds and acquitted himself quite well.

DeSales’ Richman to pitch Thursday at Safeco

Cameron Richman could face a difficult decision next spring when his high school baseball season concludes.

Edmonds rallies for 2-1 win over Warrior women

TUKWILA, Wash. — Oryian Matheny staked Walla Walla to a 1-0 lead in the first minute of Tuesday’s season-opening community college soccer match at the Starfire Complex.

Skagit Valley hands Warrior men opening soccer loss

TUKWILA, Wash. — Skagit Valley spoiled Ben Rotert’s debut as Walla Walla Community College’s men’s soccer coach here Tuesday at the Starfire Complex.

Bartlow named Frontier’s offensive player of week

LA GRANDE, Ore. — Waitsburg High grad Zach Bartlow has been named the Frontier Conference’s offensive player of the week after his performance in Eastern Oregon University’s 45-27 victory over Menlow College on Saturday.

Whitworth, College of Idaho to square off at Martin Field

WALLA WALLA — Area football fans hungry an early snack will get their treat Thursday afternoon and evening at Martin Field adjacent to Borleske Stadium.

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Drifting competition comes to Walla Walla

A two-day team tandem drift competition was held at the Walla Walla Drag Strip over the weekend.

Walla Walla Sweets, Community Bank raise $650 for YMCA

WALLA WALLA — The Walla Walla Sweets and Community Bank teamed for Runs for Charity this season, with the bank donating $25 for every Sweets run scored on Community Bank Kids Days.

Bartlow throws four TDs as Eastern Oregon rallies past Menlo

ATHERTON, Calif. — Waitsburg High grad Zach Bartlow threw for 391 yards on 23-of-33 passing and four touchdowns with no interceptions to lead Eastern Oregon University to a 45-27 victory over Menlo College here on Saturday.

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Brazile leads stacked field into rodeo

WALLA WALLA — The Bill Gates of professional rodeo rides into town this week for the annual Frontier Days Rodeo at the Walla Walla Fairgrounds.

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Focus now on football

Prep football practices around Washington and Oregon opened this week, with the first games slated for Sept. 4, 5 and 6.