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Sweets introduce new manager

Frank Mutz is welcomed as the second manager in franchise history Tuesday evening.

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Chiawana downs Blue Devils, 28-19

In what proved to be a game of chess between the Mid-Columbia Conference’s top two football teams, Riverhawk running back Austin Urlacher solidified his spot as the most valuable piece on the board.

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Blue Devils ready for showdown with Riverhawks

Wa-Hi and Chiawana, the two undefeated teams in the MCC, square off tonight at Borleske Stadium.

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Wa-Hi QB Coronado adds passing game to running threat

Wa-Hi quarterback Trever Coronado has incorporated the passing game into his repertoire, adding to his running abilities, under the tutelage of Blue Devil coaches Eric Hisaw and Pat Graham.

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DeSales Challenger program a touchdown with special-needs children

Most kids can only dream about scoring a touchdown while the crowd goes wild.

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Blue Devils run away from Suns, 28-7

Wa-Hi emerges from halftime and scores 14 unanswered points to stay unbeaten in MCC play.

Blue Devils key on Suns’ run game

Wa-Hi looks to stay unbeaten in MCC play by shutting down Southridge’s runners tonight at Lampson Stadium.

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Blue Devils edged by Hanford

Wa-Hi’s girls battle Hanford into two overtimes before the Falcons steal the 1-0 victory on Tuesday.

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Blue Devils rout Richland, 34-0

WALLA WALLA — The Wa-Hi locker room was electric as the team began its post-victory ritual of tallying its points.

Blue Devils ready to reset their clock

Wa-Hi last defeated Richland 1,806 days ago, and coach Eric Hisaw wants to change that number tonight at Borleske.

Wa-Hi peppers Pasco, 54-14

PASCO — There was no play that encapsulated Wa-Hi’s commanding 54-14 win over Pasco better than Willie Hayes’ 53-yard touchdown run midway through the third quarter.

Wa-Hi faces potent Pasco pass game

The Bulldogs bring the MCC’s top-ranked passing attack into tonight’s game against the Blue Devils at Edgar Brown Stadium.

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Blue Devil rushing attack gashes Lions, 34-14

After a slow first half, Wa-Hi finishes with 217 rushing yards and its first victory.

Wa-Hi ready to fight tonight against Kennewick

The Blue Devils shut out the Lions 28-0 last year, and expect them to be looking for revenge in the MCC opener at Borleske.

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Blue Devil girls swamp Southridge

Wa-Hi’s swimmers have no problem with the Suns in a 111-59 victory Tuesday night at Harvey Pool.

Blue Devils suffer heart break at Davis

YAKIMA — Heartbreaker. As Davis kicker Jesse Nickens sent a game-winning 31-yard field goal through the uprights as time expired, the Blue Devils felt that feeling firsthand.

Blue Devils key on Pirates’ ground game

Davis running back Jackson Lewis, who had 223 yards on 28 carries last week, is in Wa-Hi’s sights tonight in Yakima.

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Walla Walla teen near top finishers at National Junior Olympics

Walla Walla’s Kirk Scott places at the US Track and Field National Junior Olympics in shot put, discus and javelin.

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Skyview spoils Blue Devils’ season opener

The Storm force four Wa-Hi turnovers, including a pick-six, in the 17-7 loss.

Skyview’s been where Blue Devils want to go

The Storm, Wa-Hi’s opening opponent, has been to the state playoffs the last nine years.

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Brown focuses on the future

DeSales sophomore Kaylee Brown dreams of playing college softball.

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Sweets survive HarbourCats

Walla Walla holds a 9-2 sixth-inning lead and hangs on for a 9-7 victory over Victoria.

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Mexico does it again at Americas Cup

Mexico’s Ana Paula Valdes fires her second straight 4-under 68 to lead her team to a seven-stroke victory.

SoCal, Mexico set to duke it out at Americas Cup

Southern California takes a three-stroke lead over defending champs Mexico into today’s final round.

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Mexico in lead at Junior Americas Cup

The defending champions hold a one-stroke lead over Southern California after the opening round at Walla Walla Country Club.

Sweets land three on WCL All-Star team

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

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Clemens and campers have summertime football fun

NFL quarterback Kellen Clemens has a camp with 12 young players Tuesday morning.

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Recruiting at Whitman

A look inside the challenges associated with recruiting to a small school such as Walla Walla’s Whitman College.

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Sweets split WCL twin bill with Kelowna

Walla Walla wins the opener, 6-4, but drops the nightcap, 6-2, as the teams make up Tuesday’s rainout.

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Sweets even series with Falcons

Spenser Hobson goes seven stellar innings in his season debut as Walla Walla takes the 6-2 win over Kelowna Wednesday night.

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Moos, Kent talk future of WSU athletics

Cougar Athletic Director Bill Moos and new men’s basketball coach Ernie Kent meet local supporters Tuesday at Sapolil Cellars.

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Sweets slide into summer

The Walla Walla Sweets open the 2014 season with the alumni game tonight before hosting Bellingham for a three-game series.

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Softball and baseball teams continue postseason march

Many area baseball and softball teams are in district and regional play this weekend, while others await their upcoming foes.

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Cook-ing up a disc golf career

Walla Walla’s Marty Cook ends his pro disc golf career at the world championship in August, but his son Brian is just getting started.

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All Missionaries at sports awards

Whitman’s women’s basketball run to the national title game leads to a sweep of BMSA honors.

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Blue Devils weather MCC meet

Wa-Hi’s final Pod meet of the season is met with some challenging conditions at Martin Field.

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Wa-Hi girls nipped; boys sweep

The Blue Devil girls doubles tennis teams all down Pasco, but they can’t win a singles match in a 4-3 loss, while the Wa-Hi boys enjoy a 7-0 victory.

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Blue Devils pull out sweep of Southridge

Wa-Hi’s seventh-inning run lifts the Blue Devils to an opening 3-2 win, and they complete the sweep, 3-1, Tuesday.

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Xplosion softball team focuses on national championship

A group of Walla Walla youth softball players have improved over four years together, and have their sights set high this season.

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Rivalry builds at DeSales Invite

Irish golfer Jerod Konen and Liberty Christian’s Isaiah Ojeda continue their rivalry as they tie with 75s Tuesday at Wine Valley.

Thorsnes enjoys icons at Masters

Taking in the vibrant beauty of the Masters Tournament has become easier with the advent of high-definition television.

Pitching steals show as Warriors split

Jesse Houser throws WWCC to a 6-3 opening victory over the Chukars, before Cody Mathews pitches TVCC to a 4-3 win.

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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.

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Robinson sends WWCC past Knights

Sophomore JJ Robinson hits three home runs in the doubleheader sweep against Wenatchee Valley.

Blue Devils bust Bucks, 7-4

Jordy Storm’s two-out, two-run single in the sixth inning breaks a four-all tie as Wa-Hi opens the softball season with the victory.

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Blue Devils add a ‘C’ to team motto

Wa-Hi’s baseball team adds ‘competition’ to its list as a heavy group of upperclassmen lead the Blue Devils into the season.

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Senior trio leads Wa-Hi softball team into season

Blue Devil head coach Kate Keyes says her senior leadership will pass on postseason expectations to younger players.

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Missionary women drop Loggers

Heather Johns scores a career-high 30 points as Whitman downs Puget Sound, 77-60, to play for the NWC title on Saturday.

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Puget Sound ends Whitman’s season

The Missionary men fall to the Loggers, 71-66, in the Northwest Conference semifinal matchup Thursday.

WWCC hardballers reload for 2014

The Warrior baseball team led the NWAACC in home runs and were near the top in other offensive statistics last season.