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Missionaries dominate Yotes in 79-49 win

Maegen Martin scored 15 points and teammates Hailey Ann Maeda and Alysse Ketner added 14 apiece Saturday afternoon as Whitman recorded a 79-47 victory over the College of Idaho in a women’s collegiate basketball game on George Ball Court at Sherwood Center.

Whitman keeps the ball rolling

For the second time in as many games, the Whitman men’s basketball team delivered a 100-plus point beatdown to a visiting NCAA Division III opponent from the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference on Saturday night on George Ball Court at Sherwood Center.

Warriors drop rematch with Clark

Walla Walla Community College suffered an elimination loss here Saturday in 2015 NWAC volleyball championship action.

Warriors split first two games

Emily Hancock posted a double, double here Friday for Walla Walla Community College in opening round action of the women’s tip off classic basketball tournament.

Touchet ready for state quarterfinal

Indians coach Gary Dorman prepares his defense for Almira-Coulee-Hartline, Saturday at Lions Field in Moses Lake.

Gary Dorman isn’t about to use the same defensive game plan against Almira-Coulee-Hartline’s Dallas Isaak that he did against Liberty Christian’s John Lesser, even though he sees similarities between the two quarterbacks.

Warriors rally to beat Clark at NWAC tournament

Walla Walla Community College opened up the NWAC Volleyball Championships with a five-set victory over Clark at the Greater Tacoma Convention Center on Thursday.

Blue Devils under the weather, fall to Hanford at Atomic Bowl

Hanford swept past Walla Walla High in a Mid-Columbia Conference girls bowling match at Atomic Bowl on Thursday.

Schroeder named All-State

Weston-McEwen junior Ali Schroeder earned Oregon Class 2A volleyball all-state second-team honors following the season.

Pomeroy cross country honored for academics

Pomeroy’s girls and boys cross country teams are both Washington Academic State Champion for the fall sports season, recognized for their academic achievement as a team.

Warriors back shooters with strong posts

Walla Walla Community College men’s basketball coach Jeff Reinland likes the quality and quantity of this year’s players.

Jeff Reinland is nervous.

Missionaries start season atop Mountaineers, 61-56

Whitman’s Hailey McDonald scores 14 points, while teammate Casey Poe nets 13.

An early-season win rarely defines a team’s season, but Whitman College’s season-opening 61-56 non-conference victory Wednesday night over host Eastern Oregon University might at least have set a tone for the Missionaries’ 2015-16 campaign.

Warriors restock youth, talent

With nine true freshmen, Walla Walla Community College aims for a return to the postseason tournament.

Bobbi Hazeltine has kept her promise.

Missionaries, Wolves cancel Sunday game

Whitman College’s women’s basketball matchup with Walla Walla University slated for 5 p.m. Sunday at Sherwood Center has been canceled.

All-League Roundup: Six Wa-Hi football players all-MCC

Six Walla Walla High football players earned all-Mid-Columbia Conference honors following their season.

Record chinook returns in Hanford Reach

VANTAGE, Wash. — Fall chinook salmon are returning to the Hanford Reach section of the Columbia River in record-setting numbers.