Dear Wildcats: Name the court after Dean

June 16, 2012 by  

A suggestion to Jack Bishop and other athletic administrators at Central Washington: When you resurface and repaint the basketball court this summer in Nicholson Pavilion, name it Dean Nicholson Court.The building is named for Dean’s father, Leo, who was the Wildcats coach from 1930-1964, after which Dean led the program with distinction from 1965-90.Refurbished several [...]

Sunday’s All-State Baseball Series results

June 10, 2012 by  

ALL-STATE BASEBALL SERIESAt Yakima County Stadium Sunday’s resultsChampionship: Team Adams 7, Team Rainier 5.Consolation: Team St. Helens 5, Team Baker 3. Offensive MVP: Michael Rucker, Auburn Riverside.Defensive MVP: Dylan LaVelle, Lake Stevens. CHAMPIONSHIP GAMETeam Adams    012    310    00    —    7    11    1Team Rainier    004    010    00    —    5    9    4Bettinson, Mahovlich (3), Gonzalez (5), Rucker [...]

Saturday’s All-State Baseball Series results

June 9, 2012 by  

ALL-STATE BASEBALL SERIES Saturday’s resultsGame 1: Team Adams 10, Team Baker 1Game 2: Team Rainier 7, Team St. Helens 6 Sunday’s gamesGame 3: Team Baker vs. Team St. Helens, third-fourth place, 10:25 a.m.Game 4: Team Adams vs. Team Rainier, championship, 1:35 p.m. GAME 1Team Adams    460    000    00    —    10    14    0Team Baker    000    000   [...]

Familiar names among D-backs draftees

June 7, 2012 by  

As is often the case, familiar names appeared on the Arizona Diamondbacks draft list in the final rounds Wednesday.Cameron Gibson, son of D-backs manager Kirk Gibson, was chosen in the 38th round and 1,173rd overall. And Zane Hemond, grandson of special assistant and longtime major league executive Roland Hemond, was picked in the 40th round.Gibson, [...]

All-State Baseball Series rosters

June 7, 2012 by  

All-State Baseball Series, June 9-10At Yakima County StadiumSaturday’s games: Team Adams vs. Team Baker, noon. Team St. Helens vs. Team Rainier, 3:15 p.m.Sunday’s games: Third-place game, 10:25 a.m. Championship, 1:35 p.m. Here are the final rosters posted as of Friday at 9 a.m. at TEAM ADAMSCoach: Scot Meeker, Kelso.No.    Name    School    Pos.3    Michael Wyatt   [...]

NWAACC news: Doumit new Big Bend baseball coach

June 5, 2012 by  

Pete Doumit, a baseball fixture for decades in the Moses Lake area and elsewhere, has been named head coach at Big Bend Community College.Doumit was Big Bend’s coach from 1980-82 and has since been head man at Moses Lake High School. He’s also served as an assistant at Washington State, Linfield and Lower Columbia.More recently, [...]

Here’s to Tiger’s flop shot, and to hoping the Spurs rally

June 5, 2012 by  

Back from a week of vacation following our state high school spring championships. I spent much of Memorial Day weekend convinced that I was going to become the first human in history to die of a common cold.Thankfully for me, my 60-year-old immune system prevailed against the nagging virus and I was able last week [...]

Final track and field leaders

June 5, 2012 by  

Sorry these didn’t get posted quicker. They ran in the June 1 print edition with the spring honor roll. I’ve added a couple marks from the BorderDuel meet in Portland. Rankings reflect the top eight per event through all state-qualifying meets. Sprint events (100, 200, 300 meters) are all based on automatic timing with notable [...]

All-league boys soccer

May 22, 2012 by  

CBBN 4AMVP: Jhony Mendoza, sr., Davis.Coach of the year: Tyler Suhm, Eisenhower.FIRST TEAMGK: Nash Yamauchi, sr., Richland. DEF: Jhony Mendoza, sr., Davis; Edgar Camacho, sr., Eisenhower; Martin Cortez, jr., Moses Lake; Jesus Rivera, jr., Eisenhower. MF: Guillermo Silva, sr., Eisenhower; Homar Renteria, sr., Davis; Adolfo Cortez, sr., Moses Lake; Ariel Gonzalez, sr, Chiawana; Marcos Medina, [...]

All-league baseball

May 20, 2012 by  

CBBN 4APlayer of the year: C.J. Gettman, sr., Wenatchee.Pitcher of the year: Dustin Driver, jr., Wenatchee.Coaching staff of the year: Jeff Zehnder, Wenatchee.FIRST TEAMFirst base: LeVonte Allen, sr., Davis. Second base: Josh Eggers, sr., Walla Walla. Third base: Jens Jensen, sr., Davis. Shortstop: Bryton Redal, sr., Moses Lake. Catcher: Elliott Sage, jr., Moses Lake; Taylor [...]

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