Gary Dorman seems to remember a time during his 32 previous years as a Touchet High football coach when the Indians lost nine players to graduation.
The Touchet High School football team fell to Neah Bay in the Class 1B 8-man state championship, 36-18, on Friday.
After quarterfinal disappointments the last two years, nine Touchet seniors hope to close out their prep football careers by winning a state championship Friday in the Tacoma Dome
Indians coach Gary Dorman was an assistant coach on the team’s last six trips to the 8-man state championship game, and is now in charge as Touchet face Neah Bay on Friday in Tacoma.
Whatever happens Friday afternoon in the Tacoma Dome, emotions are sure to be raw on the Touchet sidelines.
Red Devils coach Tony McCaulley has a good scouting report on Touchet as they face off Friday.
Touchet overcame four first half turnovers and 30-6 deficit to defeat Rosalia 62-36 here Saturday night at Edgar Brown Stadium and earn its first trip to the gridiron classic since 2002.
Rosalia enters the semifinals fresh off a 76-32 win against Colton last weekend.
Stingy defense and hard-nosed offense propels Touchet into the state semifinals, 36-14, over Wilbur-Creston.
West Valley High School in Spokane will be the site of this weekend’s Class 1B quarterfinal football game between Touchet and Wilbur-Creston.
Touchet’s defense terrorized Sam Schafer, Odessa-Harrington’s junior quarterback, in a 68-14 Indians victory.
Touchet has used its depth all season long, and coach Gary Dorman doesn’t plan to change it up against Odessa-Harrington Friday.
DeSales, Waitsburg-Prescott and Touchet are all in contention for a state championship.
Touchet enters the playoffs as the No. 2 seed after a 56-8 win against Sunnyside Christian on Thursday.
If the weather didn’t catch you by surprise here Friday afternoon, perhaps Gary Dorman’s play calling did.
There wasn’t much in the way of suspense here Friday on another golden October afternoon in the Walla Walla Valley as Touchet crushed Lacrosse-Washtucna in a Southeast 1B League 8-man football game.
Mike Early and Chris Repass are determined to prove that Thomas Wolfe was wrong.
Kati Isham has been in love with the game of basketball since she was a small child growing up on a family farm homestead near Howe, Idaho, in the southern part of the state.
Eric O’Flaherty wasn’t surprised when his left elbow deserted him in May.
Mike Rostollan has high hopes for a successful All-City Championships golf tournament next month, and his is more than a passing interest.
You’ve got to hand it to the Seattle Mariners, they know how to market their product. Despite just two winning seasons — and no playoff appearances — in the last 10 years, the team is still averaging nearly 22,000 fans per home game and is well on its way to another adequate year at the turnstiles.
Tom’s Chevron holds a league-best 19-2 record as the Little League city title tourney approaches.
The Irish may have been done in by their own success after getting passed over at the Blue Mountain Sports Awards.
WALLA WALLA — Spokane is favored to win its second consecutive men’s title here beginning this morning when the NWAACC Championships golf tournament tees off at Veterans Memorial Golf Course.
WALLA WALLA — A couple of weeks ago, Mike Rostollan was worried that he might have to move today’s opening round of the NWAACC Championships golf tournament to a different venue. Veterans Memorial Golf Course, where the 36-hole tournament commences this morning, was in deplorable condition. Fairways and greens were shaggy, and roughs were overgrown and almost impossible to escape with any kind of decent ball advance.
WALLA WALLA — A couple of weeks ago, Mike Rostollan was worried that he might have to move today’s opening round of the NWAACC Championships golf tournament to a different venue.
WALLA WALLA — Baseball lost a true friend and a great ambassador last week when Tom Lewis died at his home in Bellingham. He was 78.
WALLA WALLA — Dean Derby is a great storyteller, and Bill Till is one of his favorite subjects.
WALLA WALLA — You can be sure Kyle Bankhead will be in Gonzaga’s corner Thursday afternoon when the Bulldogs open NCAA tournament play against Southern University in Salt Lake City.
The WWCC women suffer a tournament-ending 75-70 loss to the Penguins Monday at the Toyota Center in Kennewick.
KENNEWICK — Walla Walla co-captains Caitlin Duncan and Hailey Felgenhauer put their team on their collective backs here Saturday night in the Toyota Center and carried the Warriors to a 71-57 victory over Southwest Oregon in the first round of the NWAACC Championships women’s basketball tournament.
WALLA WALLA — Bobbi Hazeltine professes to be superstitious when it comes to some things — broken mirrors and black cats, perhaps — but not necessarily the number 13.
WALLA WALLA — There’s a definite change in the air. Days gradually warm, songbirds reappear and the snow line inches its way up the slopes of the Blue Mountains.
WALLA WALLA — The competitor in Dave Meliah yearns for an Eastern Region title and a return to the NWAACC Championships for the first time since 2007 when he was an assistant coach and Mike Cummins was in charge of Walla Walla Community College’s baseball fortunes.
The WWCC men aren’t just happy to be in the NWAACC Championships, they want to win games.
WALLA WALLA — While there are mostly familiar faces on this year’s Whitman baseball roster, there are unmistakable differences as well.
WALLA WALLA — Where there’s life, there’s hope. And Walla Walla Community College’s men’s basketball team is still alive in its bid for a return trip to the NWAACC Championships
WALLA WALLA — Bobbie Hazeltine knew for darn sure that she didn’t want her team playing in the 8 a.m. breakfast lid-lifter in a couple of weeks when the NWAACC Championships tips off at the Toyota Center in Kennewick.
WALLA WALLA — In a game matching polar opposites here Saturday afternoon in the Dietrich Dome, the final score was hardly surprising.
WALLA WALLA — Sophomore guard Dylan Radliff stroked a 3-pointer with 10:27 showing on the first-half clock that gave Walla Walla a 13-point advantage, 22-9, over visiting Treasure Valley here late Saturday afternoon in the Dietrich Dome.
WALLA WALLA — Call in West Coast Bias if you will. But is there anyone out there besides me who wouldn’t have rather watched the University of Oregon take on Alabama in Monday night’s BCS National Championship football game in Miami? Or Texas A&M, for that matter, or perhaps Stanford?
WALLA WALLA — Call in West Coast Bias if you will.
WALLA WALLA — Bobby Hazeltine scoffs at the suggestion that her team is the clear-cut favorite heading into Saturday afternoon’s NWAACC Eastern Region women’s basketball opener against Columbia Basin College in Pasco.
WALLA WALLA — December is almost history, the calendar is about to flip over to a new year, and the consternation is about to begin all over again.
WALLA WALLA — Thank goodness for the Hot Stove League.
JJ Harrison was sitting in a rodeo production meeting in Billings, Mont., last month when his cell phone signalled an incoming call.
WALLA WALLA — When Jeff Reinland took over the Walla Walla Community College men’s basketball program in the fall of 1993, he viewed the job at his alma mater as a stepping stone to bigger and better things.
The Warriors return 2011-12 leading scorer Dylan Radliff as they prepare to make another run at an NWAACC championship.
SPOKANE — When Cusick scored three touchdowns in what seemed like a blink of an eye here Friday night, it must have seemed like deja vu for Touchet’s football faithful.
TOUCHET — There was no shortage of skill players in attendance when Touchet High football coach Gary Dorman called his first football practice back in August.