Bret has worked in the Union-Bulletin sports department since 1999. He began as a sports writer/copy editor, covering all types of recreational and competitive sports around the Walla Walla Valley. He took over as sports editor in 2010.
He grew up near Seattle, and attended Western Washington University where he earned a degree in journalism.
After graduation, Bret spent time working at newspapers in western Washington in a variety of positions before moving to Walla Walla.
In his spare time, Bret enjoys watching athletics on television and in person with friends and family. He also loves being outdoors and exploring new places.
The Wa-Hi boys swim team open its season with the Eastern Washington Jamboree on Saturday.
Last season in the Washington state 1B/2B soccer quarterfinals, Waitsburg-Prescott met up with Northwest Christian (Colbert), with the team from just north of Spokane sending W-P home with a 5-1 loss.
Mackenzie Hale swims in the 500 Freestyle at the state meet this weekend.
Wa-Hi and Waitsburg-Prescott runners head to Sun Willows Golf Course in Pasco for the races.
TOUCHET — Thursday evening’s storm left the scoreboard at Touchet’s football field dark as the Indians prepared to kick off the season against Odessa-Harrington Friday afternoon.
WALLA WALLA — After what seems to be an ever-shorter summer, the fall sports season is once again upon us
“Little League baseball is a small world, as it comes around,” Ron Queen wrote me in an email Tuesday morning.
Around the Prescott High community, Jack Smiley embodied Tigers athletics for years as athletic director and physical education teacher.
After 30 years as the school’s first — and only — AD, Tim Windemuth is calling it a career this summer. He and his wife, Cheri, will soon move into a brand new house on Silver Lake, near Spokane.
Coaches are still getting acquainted with their 2013 Walla Walla Sweets players as the new season opens tonight against Bend.