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Blue Devil boys team rallies past Kamiakin, 44-37

A suffocating Walla Walla High School man-to-man defense held Kamiakin to three third-quarter points, as the Blue Devils turned a 22-16 halftime deficit into a 44-37 Mid-Columbia Conference boys basketball win Saturday night.

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Wa-Hi girls stay perfect in MCC play

It takes a whole team to win in Mid-Columbia Conference basketball.

Whitman women beat Pacific

Whitman’s women’s basketball team salvaged a Northwest Conference split in the Willamette Valley over the weekend.

Mac-Hi Hall of Fame induction slated for April 11

Pioneer People, McLoughlin High School’s official booster club, will host the inaugural Mac-Hi Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremonies and “A Toast to Talent” auction and wine tasting extravaganza Saturday, April 11, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Community Building, 109 N.E. Fifth Ave.

Wa-Hi swims past Wenatchee

The Walla Walla High School swim team raced to a 99-71 win over Wenatchee at Whitman College’s Harvey Pool on Saturday.

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Fans flock to Mariners caravan

Danny Farquhar and James Jones field questions from fans at Whitman’s Sherwood Center on Thursday.

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Wa-Hi takes second at NRA Sectional

The Walla Walla High School Rifle Team competed in two NRA Sectional rifle matches last Saturday at the Spokane Rifle Club.

Blue Devils pin Hanford, 46-29

The Walla Walla High School wrestling team took down Hanford, 46-29, on Thursday.

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Warriors’ long ball routs Yaks

Satchel Schetzle’s 75-foot bomb to end the first half sets the tone as WWCC hits 20 treys in the 100-70 win over Yakima Valley.

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WWCC women handle Yakima

The Warriors contain Yaks leading scorer AJ Yarlott and remain unbeaten in NWAC East play with the 69-52 win on Wednesday.

Mariners Caravan comes to Sherwood Center today

The 2015 Seattle Mariners Caravan rolls into Walla Walla from 4:15-5:45 p.m. today for a free public autograph session with pitcher Danny Farquhar, outfielder James Jones, broadcaster Mike Blowers and the Mariner Moose at Whitman College’s Sherwood Center.

Pioneer girls power way to win over W-P

McLoughlin opens an early 8-0 lead and cruises to a 33-16 victory on the Waitsburg-Prescott court on Tuesday night.

W-P posts victory over Mac-Hi, 67-36

Chance Leroue’s game-high 20 points leads Waitsburg-Prescott to the non-league boys basketball win Tuesday night in Waitsburg.

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Blue Devil bowlers fall to Kennewick

The Wa-Hi bowling team posts its highest team score, but can’t keep up with the Lions.

Dayton girls down Garfield-Palouse, 45-28

Defensive footwork and smarts were the important footnotes here Tuesday night as Dayton defeated Garfield-Palouse 45-28 in a girls non-league prep basketball game.