Jeff Bartlow found himself in an unfamiliar situation last week.
Weston-McEwen’s bats back a standout pitching performance by Jessica Lambert to advance with a 9-2 win over Oakland.
Dave Meliah is no stranger to success on the baseball diamond.
Southridge scores in the waning seconds to hand the Blue Devil boys a 2-1 MCC soccer defeat on Wa-Hi’s Senior Day on Tuesday.
Whitman College is hosting its 21st annual Onionfest Ultimate Frisbee Tournament this weekend at five fields near the campus.
The Missionaries open their inaugural varsity campaign against Linfield at noon today.
Wa-Hi’s girls are back in the state tournament for the first time in 25 years, opening against Todd Beamer in the quarterfinals Thursday night.
March Madness hits prep basketball teams this weekend just a little bit early.
Two short months ago, a group of area sixth-graders hadn’t heard of 7-on-7 football.
If Jason Postlewait has one regret about the inaugural season of the Walla Walla High girls bowling team, it’s not having a video of the first practice.
W-P’s Owen Lanning and DeSales’ Cam Richman still battle on the basketball court, but now are good friends when off it.
Buzz around the first season of the new College Place High School’s athletic schedule picked up recently as people noticed the bleachers installed at the Hawks’ new stadium.
Blue Devils Courtney Cox, Erika Leinweber and Isaac Mata compete at the state meet on Saturday.
Prep football enters its second season for some teams around the Walla Walla Valley this weekend.
Dayton opened its football season with 17 or 18 — at one point even 19 — players on its squad.
The Walla Walla Valley’s two biggest football programs took divergent paths after Friday’s games.
For the most part, it was a week of haves and have-nots in football play for Walla Walla Valley teams.
League football play is heating up for teams around the Valley, and Borleske Stadium is ground zero for the hottest action today.
If you’re going to watch any prep football action in person tonight, you’re going to have to do a little driving.
On Oct. 15, 1946, Dale Ford found himself listening to his beloved St. Louis Cardinals with his Army buddies on Armed Forces Radio while stationed in Germany.
There were some lopsided scores among area football results last Friday.
Finally! Walla Walla High fans let out a sigh of relief as the Blue Devils opened the Mid-Columbia Conference schedule with a 34-14 victory over Kennewick at Borleske Stadium last Friday.
Heartbreak for the Blue Devils. Hope for the Pioneers. A return to offense for the Irish.
Some Walla Walla Valley football teams had questions answered after the opening week of play.
Walla Walla High’s cross country teams enjoyed successful seasons last year, the Blue Devil girls winning the Mid-Columbia Conference and district titles, finishing second at regionals and onto the state meet — not to mention their fourth straight Class 4A academic state title.
You could say the football season’s been underway for more than a week already.
Oregon schools are at their state meets today and Saturday, while Washington 2B and 4A track and field athletes try to reach state.
Whitman’s women’s basketball run to the national title game leads to a sweep of BMSA honors.
When Jim Clem left Central Washington University with his Bachelor of Arts in history and psychology, the native of western Washington found himself heading even farther east than Ellensburg, landing in Dayton.
Ben Rotert takes over the WWCC men’s program, while ex-Warrior player Jordan Hacker heads up the women’s team.
The Seattle Mariners open the 2014 campaign a week from Monday against the Los Angeles Angels even as the euphoria from the Seahawks’ Super Bowl victory has yet to subside from Northwest sports fans.
Wa-Hi’s track and field team features 175 athletes that bring a little different look than last year’s squad.
Walla Walla’s Hayden White heads to the Junior Olympics to ski in Jackson Hole, Wyo., next week.
The annual ‘Ride Against Child Abuse’ runs Friday through Sunday.
New WWCC softball coach Mike Michaud is having fun learning a new game, as well as getting to know his new Warrior players.
Keegan Shepard hit an early free throw to give Weston-McEwen’s girls a 1-0 lead over Union in the first game of the Blue Mountain Conference District tournament at Armand Larive Middle School here Friday.
Tyler Jones is the lone Blue Devil at the Class 4 state meet this weekend, where he is the top seed in the 500 Free and the 14th seed in the 200 Free.
Twenty-one Blue Devil boys head to Ellensburg Friday for a shot at qualifying for state.
The Union-Bulletin published a story and photo of a mysterious orb captured on a smart-phone camera by an elk hunter in southwest Oregon in the Jan. 1 Diversions section.
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.
Stacie Pickler spearheads the annual track and field festival Friday as Mac-Hi’s new head coach.