Selah’s Roberts brings traction to the trenches

June 22, 2012 by  

Selah lineman steers talent into Barden Classic || YAKIMA, Wash. — We’ve got the genuine good ’ol country boys. While the big-school all-star football game in Everett next week has plenty of stout, powerful linemen, many of whom are headed off to major colleges, they are nonetheless city boys by definition. Saturday’s Earl Barden Classic [...]

2012 Barden Classic rosters

June 22, 2012 by  

WEST No. Name Ht. Wt. Pos. Team 2 Levi Wigg 5-10 175 RB-DB Mt. Baker 4 Jake Archer 6-1 195 WR-DB Cascade Christian 5 Oliver Dougherty 6-0 180 QB-DB Bellingham 5 Tucker Stanley 6-0 200 RB-DB Napavine 5 Evan Truax 5-10 160 RB-DB Montesano 7 Tyler Clark 5-11 185 RB-LB Concrete 7 Joshua Shreffler 6-2 [...]

Barden Classic turns 18 this week

June 21, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Now that the Earl Barden All-Star Classic has reached the age of its current participants, it’s safe to say the all-state football game has found a solid home. And that, according to coordinator Bill Alexander, is because this event and the city fit like a glove. “The support we get from the [...]

Four locals named first team all-state in baseball

June 21, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Four local players from the CWAC and SCAC West have been named first-team all-state in their respective classes by the Washington State Baseball Coaches Association. Selah’s Kurt Lindemann and Ellensburg’s Michael Wyatt made the first team in Class 2A while Naches Valley’s Cole Gilman and Noel Gonzalez did so in 1A. Davis’ [...]

Kaluzny earns CBBN scholarship

June 20, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Heading off to Arizona State University this fall, Davis’ Kaitlin Kaluzny earned a nice reward to help with the journey. The Pirates’ cross country and track and field standout has been awarded the Columbia Basin Big Nine’s Jill Kuntz Memorial Scholarship as the league’s top female scholar athlete. Earlier this month Kaluzny [...]

Earl Barden All-Star rosters, updated 6/20

June 19, 2012 by  

Earl Barden All-Star ClassicSaturday, at East Valley HS, 1 p.m.UPDATED WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20 WEST ROSTER2    Levi Wigg, Mt. Baker, RB-DB4    Jake Archer, Cascade Christian, WR-DB5    Oliver Dougherty, Bellingham, QB-DB5    Tucker Stanley, Napavine, RB-DB5    Evan Truax, Montesano, RB-DB7    Tyler Clark, Concrete, RB-LB7    Joshua Shreffler, Cascade Christian, TE-LB10    Gabe Gutierrez, Foster, WR-DB11    Trevon Myhre, Nooksack Valley, QB-DB12   [...]

Title IX: Living the journey

June 17, 2012 by  

Holden’s playing, coaching career spans length of Title IX || YAKIMA, Wash. — If Cheryl Holden had graduated from high school this month, her athletic credentials would have made her a prize recruit for some lucky college. She was a 5-foot-11 center with a 22-point scoring average in basketball and a powerful, athletic hitter on [...]

Adams holds off Rainier for All-State title

June 11, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Since he threw a full game for his summer team on Wednesday, Michael Rucker thought his pitching availability for the All-State Baseball Series would be best on Sunday. Good idea. The Auburn Riverside senior benefited from a sunny afternoon that was 20 degrees warmer than Saturday’s blustery skies, and Team Adams benefited [...]

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 [...]

Local flavor: Area players key to victory in All-State Baseball Series

June 10, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — By the time Ellensburg’s Michael Wyatt and Davis’ LeVonte Allen and their Team Adams cohorts realized just how unseasonably cold it was Saturday afternoon at Yakima County Stadium it didn’t make any difference. The damage had already been done. And Wyatt and Allen did a lot of it. Lashing 10 hits in [...]

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