Bobbi Hazeltine knows what it takes to win an NWAACC Championship — first hand and vicariously.
Michelle Ferenz is excited and happy that her Whitman College women’s basketball team has the opportunity to host an NCAA Division III regional tournament this weekend at Sherwood Center.
WWCC loses to Clark, 64-56, in the NWAACC Championships despite a team-high 18 points from freshman Karli McHone.
Coach Bobbi Hazeltine couldn’t find a thing to complain about here Saturday afternoon in the moments after her Walla Walla women’s basketball team dominated Treasure Valley 70-46 in the first round of the NWAACC Championships in the Toyota Center.
The WWCC women open the NWAACC Championships against Skagit Valley at noon on Saturday.
There were times at practice during the recently completed basketball season when veteran Walla Walla coach Jeff Reinland must have felt like pulling out what’s left of his thinning hair.
When Whitman College tipped off its 2013-14 women’s basketball season with a 77-76 victory over No. 5-ranked St. Thomas, Minn., at the Whitworth Classic in Spokane back in mid-November, Missionaries coach Michelle Ferenz surely knew that something was up.
Bobbi Hazeltine and her Walla Walla Warriors will head into next week’s NWAACC Championships in Kennewick with a full head of steam after handing Columbia Basin its first league loss of the season.
Sophomore Dallas Reich scored a career-high 27 points Saturday afternoon in the Dietrich Dome, but it wasn’t enough to offset another Walla Walla defensive meltdown.
Forward Jessica Siler scores 22 of her game-high 26 points in the second half, as WWCC overcomes a one-point halftime deficit.
The Warrior men’s team loses to Blue Mountain, 89-80, effectively ending their chance of postseason play.
Bobbi Hazeltine is breathing easy this week.
Last Saturday’s NFC Divisional playoff game in Seattle stirred up some personal ghosts of playoffs past.
There was a lot happening in 1914.
Bobbi Hazeltine can’t remember a time in the last 13 seasons when her Walla Walla Community College women’s basketball team faced a hill so steep.
The Warrior men don’t have one go-to player this season, and will rely on the entire team as the NWAACC East season tips off.
If it’s true that legends never die, then Scotty Cummins is still here with us.
Dallas Reich has been known for his work on the defensive end of the basketball court, both at Weston-McEwen High School where he was a four-year starter and now in his second season at Walla Walla Community College.
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.