Local Sports


Underhill leads WWVA in Clarkston

Abbie Underhill won three events and was second in another to lead Walla Walla Valley’s track and field contingent at a District 9 1B/2B meet here Wednesday.

Walla Walla Babe Ruth tryouts slated April 26-27

Walla Walla Babe Ruth is having tryouts for boys ages 13-16 as of April 30 later this month.

DeSales grad Baumgart leads Saint Martin’s golfers

DeSales grad Ryan Baumgart tied for 38th overall at the 2014 Mustang Intercollegiate Invitational at Palm Valley Golf Course here Monday and Tuesday, leading Saint Martin’s to a 17-place team finish.

Milton-Freewater Municipal to close Monday for maintenance

The Milton-Freewater Municipal Golf Course will be closed Monday when the course’s greens will be plugged and top dressed.

Spring brings end to era, rebirth to Valley life

Time is a constant, but we humans change and age through the course of our lives. The creatures in the natural world are tied to generations as they replace each other in looks and actions that are much alike, such as ants in a colony.

High demand likely to blame for ammo shortage

For more than four years, shooting enthusiasts have suffered through ammunition shortages that have often left shelves bare even at giant retailers such as Cabela’s.

Record gun sales boost wildlife budgets

Record-breaking sales of guns and ammunition in recent years have resulted in a windfall for wildlife conservation.

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Warriors rally to split with Hawks

A lackluster 6-3 opening loss to Columbia Basin is followed by a much better showing in WWCC’s 8-4 victory in the nightcap.

Warriors finish third at NCU Invitational

The Walla Walla Community College golf team finished third after the final round at the Northwest Christian Invitational on Tuesday.

Lambert leads TigerScots to softball shutout of Pilot Rock

Sophomore right-hander Jessica Lambert spun a no-hitter here Tuesday afternoon and helped her own cause with two doubles and a single as Weston-McEwen whipped Pilot Rock 8-0 in a Blue Mountain Conference softball game.

Errors hurt Weston-McEwen hardballers in loss to Stanfield

The Weston-McEwen baseball team finished with more errors than hits, as they dropped their final nonleague game to Stanfield, 6-2, on Tuesday.

TigerScot tennis players face off with Helix, Riverside

Luke Schmidtgall and Caleb Olson of Weston-McEwen teamed up to defeat the Helix duo of John Shaw and Eric Jones 6-1 here Tuesday during prep tennis competition.

Blue Devils rout Kamiakin behind Sanchez’s back-to-back goals

Walla Walla High School soccer player Francisco Sanchez connected on back-to-back goals in the first half to lead the Blue Devils to a 5-1 win against Kamiakin on Tuesday.

Schmidt records sixth career ace at M-F Muni

Chris Schmidt, of Walla Walla, had a hole-in-one on the 11th hole at the Milton-Freewater Golf Course on Tuesdady.

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Blue Devil rifle team defends regional title

Wa-Hi’s JROTC Precision Rifle Team wins the Civilian Marksmanship Program Western Regional Championship last weekend.