Having twice visited Europe in recent years, I have been blessed with some memorable moments.
After capturing the first conference title in school history, the 1979 WWCC football team returns to Walla Walla.
Steve Kizer coached football for 15 seasons at Walla Walla Community College, the last 10 as the Warriors’ defensive coordinator under Mike Levens.
Like Sweet Onions and fine wine, Tony Gwynn’s name is a point of pride in the Walla Walla Valley.
Baseball’s finer points — its history and traditions, its long-standing love affair with America’s sporting public — were examined recently in this space. Now for a rebuttal.
Who could have guessed?
The field of 117 men and 41 women take to the Walla Walla Country Club for the 54th annual tournament Thursday through Saturday.
Terry Cashman was a minor league ballplayer in the Detroit Tigers organization in the late 1950s and early ’60s. During that same time he doubled as the lead singer and songwriter for a rock band called the Chevrons.
Wa-Hi rallied for four runs and a two-run lead in the bottom of the first inning Saturday afternoon at Murr Field, then played add-on. Good thing.
Whitman men’s golf coach Peter McClure never intended to guide his team through the pitfalls of the 2013-14 Northwest Conference season with just four players on his roster.
Skip Molitor sees an important similarity between his Whitman College women’s golf team and the school’s women’s basketball team that made such an amazing run to the NCAA Division III national championship game last month in Whitewater, Wis.
Practice! Practice! Practice!
Scoring, rebounding, you name it, graduation is certain to take a heavy toll on this year’s amazing Whitman College women’s basketball team.
Trading the sands of Florida’s beaches for the those of the Arizona desert wasn’t the only major change in big league pitcher Eric O’Flaherty’s life during baseball’s off season.
The Missionaries face a Wisconsin-Whitewater team that might have some hidden advantages.
Basketball has always been big in the Ferenz household.
WALLA WALLA — Veteran DeSales baseball coach Kim Cox will have to replace seven of his nine most productive hitters this spring.
The DeSales softball team has had to overcome injuries, as two would-be starters sustained knee injuries during basketball season.
George Bridges took over as Whitman College’s president in July of 2005.
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.