Local Sports


Mac-Hi narrowly falls to Stanfield, 6-5

Stanfield took advantage of a McLoughlin High School error in the seventh inning to pull out a 6-5 win in non-league baseball action on Thursday.

W-P boys win track title at District 9 finals Tuesday

The Waitsburg-Prescott boys send 15 runners to next week’s regional meet.

NAIFA hosts golf tourney June 19 at Vets Memorial

The National Association of Insurance & Financial Advisors will host the 12th annual Golf Tournament for Walla Walla Community Hospice on June 19 at Veterans Memorial Golf Course.

New Wa-Hi track project takes big step forward

Construction on the new track at Walla Walla High School begins this summer.

Touchet downs Selkirk, headed to regional tilt

Touchet punched its ticket to the District 7/9 regional tournament with a 10-3 win over Selkirk in a play-in game on Tuesday.

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Pioneers big winners at Blue Mountain Sports Awards

It didn’t take long for McLoughlin High’s defending Oregon state Class 4A champion softball team to make its presence known at the 39th annual Blue Mountain Youth Recognition Evening.

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Irish have hands full with Pioneer softballers

The DeSales softball team had its hands full with McLoughlin High ace Colette Robert — to say the least.

Bulldogs advance with win over W-P

The Dayton High School softball team advanced in the Southeast 2B district tournament with a 15-0 victory in five innings over Waitsburg-Prescott on Tuesday.

Sports awards set for tonight

The public is invited to the 39th annual Blue Mountain Sports Awards in conjunction with the Blue Mountain Youth Recognition Evening tonight at 7 at Baker Boyer Bank in downtown Walla Walla.

Republic squeaks by Pomeroy, 3-2

The Tigers plate the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning to win the sub-regional baseball game over the Pirates on Tuesday.

Mac-Hi’s Chester wins District golf title

McLoughlin High School sophomore Riley Chester carded a 78 and an 88 to win the 4A Special District 4 golf championship by two strokes on Tuesday.

Student sports physicals slated at Wa-Hi on May 29

Sports physicals will be available for all Walla Walla Valley student-athletes in grades 6-11 for $10 from 3:30-7 p.m. in the Walla Walla High gymnasium on May 29.

Warriors earn all-NWAC softball honors

Walla Walla Community College softball players Miranda Smith and Jacie McDaniels earned second-team all-Northwest Athletic Conference honors.

Column - Drought amps up wildfire risks, drives 'painted ladies' north

May is here, and this year it’s shaping up to be a dry one in the Walla Walla Valley. And that means a higher than average risk of wildfires.

Irish down Colfax, fall to Asotin at sub-regional

The DeSales High School baseball team earned a berth in the regional round of the state tournament on Monday.