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Warriors face tough preseason slate

The WWCC baseball team has a different look as it has a challenging four weeks before NWAC games begin.

Whit women look to spoil Bruins’ hopes

The Missionaries head to George Fox to face the highly ranked Bruins in the Northwest Conference semifinals tonight.

Missionary men tired of second place

Whitman hosts Lewis & Clark tonight with an eye on the NWC championship.

WWCC women win thriller over T’wolves

Courtney Davis missed a wide-open 3-point shot from along the baseline that would have been the winning basket here Wednesday night, but the shot rimmed out at the buzzer and Walla Walla and Blue Mountain went to overtime.

WWCC men find touch, rout Timberwolves

Walla Walla rediscovered its shooting touch here Wednesday night in a rousing 106-72 victory over Blue Mountain in a Northwest Athletic Conference Eastern Division men’s basketball game.

Rime records first career hole-in-one at M-F Municipal

Richard Rime, of Walla Walla, connected on his first career hole-in-one at the Milton-Freewater Golf Course on Feb. 16.

Ervin aces Wine Valley Golf Course’s 11th hole

Michael Ervin aced the 153-yard 11th hole at Wine Valley Golf Club on Wednesday.

Wa-Hi grad Winston reaches 1,000 career points at PSU

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.

Warrior football competes in Vegas

Two short months ago, a group of area sixth-graders hadn’t heard of 7-on-7 football.

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Blue Devil precision rifle team qualifies for National Championship

Wa-Hi Cadet Major Nathan Brewer breaks the Army JROTC national record for one-day scoring.

Area hoopsters named all-league

Dayton and DeSales filled the girls all-Southeast 2B League teams released on Monday.

First Bogey Bowl set at Vets, Bowlaway

Finding myself as I often do, golfing with grown-ups, I now catch my mind wandering toward topics I’d rather not consider at my current stage in life.

Sweets Leadership again hits schools

The Walla Walla Sweets, in partnership with Walla Walla Community College, are once again working with local elementary schools on the Sweets Leadership Program.

Bearcats complete three-game baseball sweep of Whits

SALEM, Ore. — Willamette University completed a three-game Northwest Conference baseball sweep of Whitman College here Sunday with a 4-3 victory in 11 innings. It was the second extra-inning defeat of the series for Whitman, which dropped a 3-2 decision to the Bearcats in 10 innings in Saturday’s first game. Willamette took no chances in the second game of Saturday’s twin bill as it pounded out 20 hits and came away with a 15-2 win.

Pirate boys advance to regional tilt

CLARKSTON — Pomeroy’s boys hung with Garfield-Palouse for three quarters in the District 9 Class 1B championship game Friday night, but the Vikings outscored the Pirates 21-8 in the final stanza to take a 56-36 victory.

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