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Whit lacrosse downs Linfield

An 11-goal run in the second half allowed Whitman College to break away from host Linfield College here Saturday in Northwest Conference women’s lacrosse action. The Missionaries pounded out a 17-4 victory for their second win in the program’s young history.

Whitman men’s, women’s tennis teams clinch NWC crown

Saturday’s gorgeous weather was equaled by top-flight tennis on the Whitman Tennis Courts as host Whitman College drubbed visiting Pacific Lutheran University, 9-0, in an early-afternoon Northwest Conference match then pasted an 8-1 non-conference victory on visiting Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) College in the match that followed.

Wa-Hi boys net win over ’Hawks

The Blue Devil boys down Chiawana, 5-2, while the girls are edged, 4-3.

Wa-Hi’s Sirmon signs with Utah State

Walla Walla High School senior Madelyn Sirmon signed her National Letter of Intent on Thursday to attend and compete on the women’s track and field team at Utah State University.

Time runs out for most at Canyon Lakes

A five-hour time limit expires for many Class B golfers in the five-school tournament on Thursday.

Pioneers scuttle Pirates

The McLoughlin High School boys tennis team swept Riverside on Thursday, while the Pioneer girls scored a 7-3 win over the Pirates.

Milton-Freewater Muni to close to public play Monday

The Milton-Freewater Municipal Golf Course will close Monday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to host a senior golf tournament for the Eastside Columbia Blues senior golf group.

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Big fourth lifts Indians past Knights

Touchet scores seven fourth-inning runs to hand Walla Walla Valley Academy a 9-3 defeat on Wednesday.

Warriors battle to split with Yakima Valley

The Walla Walla Community College baseball team rallied for three runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to tie Yakima Valley in game one of a Northwest Athletic Conference doubleheader at Warrior Field on Wednesday.

Wa-Hi JV outruns foes at Irish Invite at Martin Field

The Blue Devils outdistance five other track and field teams at the meet on Wednesday.

Blue Devil boys golfers 4th at Canyon Lakes pod match

Richland took over first place in the Mid-Columbia Conference boys golf standings here Wednesday at the Canyon Lakes Golf Course.

W-P’s Lanning named WIAA Athlete of Week

Waitsburg-Prescott’s Owen Lanning was named Washington Interscholastic Activities Association Athlete of the Week for March 29-April 4.

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Wa-Hi rolls in opener, stumbles in finale

Ryan Kimball pitches a complete-game, 10-0 shutout for the Blue Devils’ opening win, but Kamiakin rallies for a 5-3 win in the nightcap

Irish sweep Lightning on Veterans Appreciation Day

Pitching paces DeSales’ baseball team to 12-3 and 4-0 victories over La Salle on Tuesday.

Devils split twin bill with Braves

Walla Walla High School and Kamiakin split a pair of one-run games in Mid-Columbia Conference softball action on Tuesday.