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Bruins’ season comes to an end in Kennewick

The Walla Walla Bruins’ season came to an end at the hands of the Kennewick Dusters on Tuesday.

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Premier hands Cubs two losses

The season comes to an end for the Walla Walla squad with a 31-22 overall record.

Black Sox win NW National 14U championship

The Walla Walla Black Sox won the 2014 Continental Amateur Baseball Association Northwest National 14-and-under Championship this weekend, 13-6, over the Tri-Cities Storm.

WW Bears pull out 6-3 victory over Twins in 10

The Walla Walla Bears plated three runs in the top of the 10th inning to break a 3-3 tie and beat the Lewiston-Clarkston Twins, 6-3, on Saturday.

Washington Force softball tryouts slated in Richland

The Washington Force 14-and-under ‘A’ softball team is holding tryouts for the fall of 2014 and spring/summer of 2015 seasons in the upcoming weeks at the Columbia Playfields.

WCL All-Star Game rained out in Klamath

As the pregame festivities leading up to the 2014 West Coast League All-Star Game unfolded, dark gray clouds loomed ominously over Kiger Stadium here on Monday.

Walla Walla Valley 9-10s place second at state

RICHLAND ­— Walla Walla Valley’s 9-10-year-old All-Stars suffered a pair of losses to Bellevue Thunderbird Saturday and Sunday to bring home the second-place trophy from the state tournament at Badger Mountain Park here.

Valley 10-11s out at state Little League tournament

CHEHALIS — Walla Walla Valley’s 10-11-year-old Little Leaguers ended their run at the state tournament with an 11-4 loss to Kent here Sunday.

Walla Walla Bruins fall to Bandits, play for state on Tuesday

KENNEWICK — The Walla Walla Bruins play Tuesday evening for the third seed to the state tournament after a 3-1 loss to the Southridge Bandits in play in the Southern Division of the district tournament at Southridge High here Sunday.

New 14U fastpitch team forming for Valley players

WALLA WALLA — A new 14-and-under girls ASA fastpitch softball team is forming in the Walla Walla Valley, with the team playing half a dozen tournaments including the state tournament.

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BlueJackets drop Sweets, 8-6

Kitsap jumps out to an 8-1 lead after five innings, before the Sweets hit three home runs to cut into the lead.

Walla Walla Bruins rally for two wins at district tournament

The Walla Walla Bruins rallied to win the loser’s bracket of the Southern Division District Tournament on Saturday and gave themselves a chance of securing the No. 1 seed in the state tournament.

Valley 10-11 All-Stars lose to North Bothell

After Walla Walla takes a 6-4 lead in the fifth, North Bothell responds with three unanswered runs to win, 7-6.

Sweets land three on WCL All-Star team

Outfielder Andrew Mendenhall makes his second appearance, while Jarod Gonzales and Sean Bouchard make their debut.

World Cup frenzy has one US sports fan up in arms

Having twice visited Europe in recent years, I have been blessed with some memorable moments.