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Ken Morgan

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Blue Devils knock off Chiefs

Wa-Hi’s boys overcome a double-digit first-half deficit to defeat Moses Lake, 57-50, Tuesday.

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Indians roll past W-P

Touchet’s girls open an early lead and cruise to a 68-22 victory over Waitsburg-Prescott in the Indians’ opener.

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Waitsburg-Prescott holds off Touchet

W-P’s boys open up an 8-0 lead, and hold back a feisty Indian squad, 54-39, on Tuesday night.

Dayton gets first 8-man win

The Bulldogs end the regular season with a 58-28 victory over Lacrosse-Washtucna/Kahlotus on Thursday.

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Warrior men edge CBC, 1-0

Austin Herrick connects on a rebound in the 26th minute to beat Columbia Basin College Wednesday.

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WWCC women’s team beats Hawks, 1-0

Courtney Wells scores in the 40th minute as the Warriors hold off Columbia Basin.

Warrior footballers edge CBC 1-0, solidify playoffs berth

Walla Walla Community College solidified its hold on third place in NWAC East Region men’s soccer action here Wednesday.

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BMCC Timberwolves sweep Warrior volleyballers

The two time defending NWAACC volleyball champion Blue Mountain Timberwolves lived up to their billing at the Dietrich Dome Monday in (the new) NWAC East Region play.

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Wa-Hi stumbles against ’Hawks

The Blue Devils win the first two sets, but Chiawana rallies to take the next three in Mid-Columbia Conference volleyball play.

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Bulldogs battle past fiesty Irish

Dayton drops the first set, but winds up taking a 3-1 volleyball victory from DeSales Tuesday night.

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Lions take win over Blue Devils

Kennewick takes the first two sets before Wa-Hi wins a set, but the Lions close it out in the fourth for the Mid-Columbia Conference win.

W-P looks to skill positions

Graduation decimates Waitsburg-Prescott’s offensive and defensive lines, but all of its skill-position players return this season.

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HarbourCats strike early, often against Sweets

Walla Walla is eliminated from postseason contention with the 9-1 loss to Victoria.

Pippins seal sweep of Sweets, 4-1

Walla Walla manages just five hits and is held scoreless after the third against Yakima.

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BlueJackets drop Sweets, 8-6

Kitsap jumps out to an 8-1 lead after five innings, before the Sweets hit three home runs to cut into the lead.

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Mendenhall sends Sweets past Wenatchee

Walla Walla’s Andrew Mendenhall hits a two-out single in the bottom of the 14th in the 10-9 victory.

Black Bears down Sweets in extras, 5-4

Cowlitz’s Casey Worden hits a solo home run in the top of the 12th inning to break a 4-4 tie on Tuesday.

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Police Guild seals All-City championship

After finishing the regular season as the No. 4 seed, Police Guild beats D.A. Davidson, 9-7, to clinch the Babe Ruth All-City title.

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Grocery Outlet, Cox-Jones to play for All-City title

Grocery Outlet beats MZI, 7-6, while Cox-Jones downs Banner Bank, 7-5, to set up the championship.

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Semifinals set in All-City tournament

Three Valley teams and one Pacific team advance after the quarterfinal round commences on Saturday.

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Quarterfinals set in All-City tourney

Dairy Queen beats Cummins, 11-3, and Banner Bank downs Coke Zero, 9-0, in Little League action.

Sweets hammer Kelowna, 12-4

Walla Walla scores eight runs with two outs in the second inning of the series-deciding game.

Sweets welcome alumni with 8-0 win

Five Sweets pitchers combine to restrict the alumni to just eight hits in the exhibition win Thursday.

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All Missionaries at sports awards

Whitman’s women’s basketball run to the national title game leads to a sweep of BMSA honors.

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W-P gets past Dayton to advance

Waitsburg-Prescott breaks a 2-all tie with two sixth-inning runs to win the SE2B District game, 4-2, Tuesday.

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Spokane downs Elite, 34-14

The Waitsburg Elite raced to a 6-0 lead here in the first 15 minutes of Washington Football League action Saturday. Spokane owned the next 30 minutes, however, as the Wolfpack scored 28 unanswered and went on to up finish the Elite 34-14.

Irish teams win District 9 match

DeSales’ Lucas Lyons and Emily Baumgart earn boys and girls medalist honors, respectively, at Veterans Memorial on Thursday.

Kennewick overcomes Kimball’s gem in 5-1 win

Walla Walla High School got a superlative effort on the mound from Ryan Kimball in the first game here against undefeated Kennewick in Mid Columbia Conference baseball action.

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Wa-Hi rallies to sweep of Falcons

The Blue Devils shut out MCC rival Hanford, 8-0, but have to rally to a 6-5 win in the nightcap.

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Blue Devils open league play with sweep over Chiawana

Wa-Hi pitcher Ryan Kimball strikes out eight over six innings in a 5-2 win in game one.

Elite rumble past Thunder, 28-7

The Elite found their air game to score 14 unanswered points in the third and went on to post a 28-7 win over the Thunder.

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Local tracksters compete at Southeast 2B meet

W-P captures the boys title, while DeSales wins on the girls side.

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DeSales softball takes two from Tri-Cities Prep

DeSales rode the pitching and hitting of Ashlyn Lyons into its Southeast 2B league opening doubleheader here Saturday.

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DeSales baseball sweeps Tri-Cities Prep

DeSales’ offense pounded out 12 hits in the opener of a Southeast 2B baseball doubleheader here Saturday. Irish pitching then allowed only one hit in the night cap as DeSales completed the sweep over Tri-Cities Prep, 12-4 and 7-0.

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Pirates fall to Colton in state title game

The Wildcats led from the get go, fought off a late Pirate charge that cut the lead to two and pulled away for a 59-46 win and their first 1B state title.

Irish girls finish fourth at state

The DeSales girls basketball team clinched its best finish in school history on Saturday. The Irish defeated Morton-White Pass, 55-34, in State Class 2B girls basketball trophy round action. The win earned the Irish their best finish ever with a fourth place trophy.

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Pirates advance to state semifinals

Wellpinit races to a 17-16 lead after the first quarter, but Pomeroy clinches a 62-38 victory on Thursday.

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Toutle Lake stays perfect with 44-33 win over Irish girls

Teresa Acock leads DeSales with 10 points, but Toutle Lake sends the Irish into a loser-out game this morning.

Pomeroy boys on to state quarterfinals

Riley Bott scores 22 points in the final quarter as Pomeroy advances to the state quarters.

Irish advance in 2B tournament

The DeSales girls basketball team punched its ticket to the quarterfinals of the Class 2B state tournament Saturday with a dominant 50-32 victory over Oroville.

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W-P, WWVA fall to district foes in regional tourney

District 7 proved it was the better geographical area Saturday in the District 7/9 2B boys basketball tournament, sweeping both games.

Dayton, DeSales girls move up in winners' bracket

District 9 held its own here at the District 7/9 regional girls basketball tournament Saturday

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Knights win District 9 title; W-P No. 3

The WWVA boys handle Tri-Cities Prep, 53-36, while Waitsburg-Prescott holds off Asotin 53-47 as the district tourney is finally played.

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DeSales girls nip Bulldogs for trophy

The Irish beat Dayton, 43-36, to establish the top two seeds to the District 7/9 tournament.

W-P explodes past Irish to advance

DeSales’ boys take an early lead, but Waitsburg-Prescott then takes over and rolls to a 73-47 loser-out victory Wednesday night.

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No. 2 ranked Pirates knock Touchet boys, 46-37

No. 2 1B ranked Pomeroy came out of the locker room and roared to an 18-3 lead after one in Southeast 1B boys basketball action here Saturday. Touchet never gave in and clawed back to within four before the Pirates closed out a 46-37 win.

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Whitman men go off in 2nd half

Whitman stormed back from a 41-38 halftime deficit to pull out a 76-59 victory over Lewis and Clark Friday night in a Northwest Conference men’s basketball game.

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No. 3 Whitman handles L&C, 78-61

Whitman College’s women’s basketball team, undefeated and ranked No. 3 nationally, kept its record unblemished Friday night with a 78-61 victory over Lewis and Cark despite slow starts to both halves of the game.

Irish girls avenge loss to ’Hawks

DeSales hands Tekoa-Oakesdale a 55-38 defeat Monday, answering a loss to the Nighthawks earlier this season.

DeSales’ hot shooting shuts down Tekoa

DeSales hit eight of its first 16 shots from the floor here Monday in nonconference boys basketball action.