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The Jesters, Walla Walla's new U-19 rugby team, competed in their first home game against the Valley Joeys, a Seattle team, on Whitman College's Ankeny Field March 13. The Jesters play the Pendleton Sasquatch this Saturday.

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First local youth rugby team hitting the field

About 15 local boys turned out to play on Walla Walla's first youth rugby team, which formed in January.

WALLA WALLA — Most games end with a handshake, then the opposing teams pile on to their buses, only to meet again on the field at a future date.But rugby — one of the more aggressive, physical team games — ends differently.After a rugby match, both teams


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