Local Sports

Sports from around the Walla Walla Valley.


Whits’ national golf goal still to be had

Skip Molitor sees an important similarity between his Whitman College women’s golf team and the school’s women’s basketball team that made such an amazing run to the NCAA Division III national championship game last month in Whitewater, Wis.

Rain washes out tennis matches at Mac-Hi

McLoughlin High School’s tennis team played a rain-shortened match against the Griswold Grizzlies here Wednesday afternoon.

Richman leads Irish to 4-1 victory over La Grande

DeSales pitcher Cam Richman allowed only one run, as he tossed a complete game in the Irish’s 4-1 win against La Grande on Wednesday.

Bulldogs pick up first win over Asotin since 1995

The Dayton baseball team picked up its first win against Asotin since 1995 in stunning fashion on Wednesday.

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Rivalry builds at DeSales Invite

Irish golfer Jerod Konen and Liberty Christian’s Isaiah Ojeda continue their rivalry as they tie with 75s Tuesday at Wine Valley.

Mac-Hi runs Irish softballers ragged

The Pioneers steal six bases and enjoy seven wild piches in a 6-2 victory over DeSales on Tuesday.

Bombers ambush Blue Devils in baseball sweep

Once-beaten Wa-Hi was ambushed twice here Tuesday as Richland chalked up 5-1 and 12-2 Mid-Columbia Conference baseball wins over the Blue Devils.

Pioneers edge Weston-McEwen in non-league baseball matchup

Hunter Yensen collected four hits and Chase Copenhaver drove home four runs here Tuesday at McRae/Ireland Field as Mac-Hi edged Weston-McEwen 8-6 in a non-league prep baseball game.

Dayton plates nine sixth-inning runs to down Touchet, 14-4

The Dayton High School baseball team posted nine runs in the top of the sixth to take a 14-4 win against Touchet on Tuesday.

Blue Devils drop pair of MCC softball matches to Richland

The Richland Bombers had too much firepower for Wa-Hi to contend with here Tuesday as the Blue Devils twice succumbed by a 10-2 tally in Mid-Columbia Conference softball play.

Touchet pitcher Schaeffer leads Indians to 5-1 softball win over Dayton

Touchet pitcher Harlie Schaeffer stifled the Dayton softball team, as the Indians rolled, 5-1, on Tuesday.

Lanning leads W-P at SCAC track meet

Owen Lanning played a part in three victories for Waitsburg-Prescott’s track team at a South Central Athletic Conference track and field meet at Kiona-Benton here Tuesday.

Irish overcome wind at Burbank track meet

The DeSales track and field team had to battle strong gusts of wind at the five-team South Central Athletic Conference Meet at Columbia High School on Tuesday.

Blue Devil boys soccer team beats Pasco on penalty kicks

After ending the second overtime in a scoreless tie against Pasco, the Walla Walla High School soccer team won, 4-1, on penalty kicks Tuesday.

Richland boys hand Wa-Hi 5-2 MCC tennis defeat

Richland’s boys tennis team won a 5-2 Mid-Columbia Conference decision over visiting Walla Walla High here Tuesday.