Davis boys lead winter award nominees

April 14, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — The Davis boys basketball team raked in the awards last month — first state championship since 1965, Class 4A coach of the year (Eli Juarez) and 4A and all-classifications player of the year (David Trimble). On Wednesday, June 6 at the Yakima Valley Sports Awards luncheon, the Pirates will look to add [...]

Swimming: NV’s David Whitmore third in diving

February 19, 2012 by  

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. — David Whitmore recorded a top-three finish, and Prosser’s Nolan Saam and Selah’s 200-yard medley relay team both earned sixth-place finishes to highlight local participants in the Class 2A-1A state swimming and diving championships Saturday. Whitmore, a sophomore from Naches Valley, slipped back a spot on the final day of diving, finishing third [...]

Swimming: Divers, relays stellar at state

February 18, 2012 by  

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. — Naches Valley twins David and Daniel Whitmore find themselves in almost identical position in diving, and the Selah and Prosser relay teams doubled up their success on the first day of the Class 2A-1A state swimming and diving championships. In addition, Prosser’s 100-yard butterfly tandem of Will Burgett and Nolan Saam both [...]

State swimming: Deep pool of talent

February 16, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Their experience levels cover a wide spectrum but several area swimmers and divers have a narrow focus this week — placing at the state meet. Whether it’s Prosser senior Nolan Saam, West Valley freshman Kian Hausken, or a bevy of talented sophomores, local swimmers are heading to the King County Aquatic Center [...]

2012 State swimming snapshot

February 16, 2012 by  

If You Go WHERE: King County Aquatic Center, Federal Way. SCHEDULE — Class 4A: Friday, preliminaries begin at 2:30 p.m.; Saturday, finals begin at 2:15. Class 3A: Friday, preliminaries begin at 9:45 a.m.; Saturday, finals begin at 9:30. Class 2A-1A: Friday, preliminaries begin at 6:30 p.m.; Saturday, finals begin at 6:45 p.m. TICKETS — Single [...]

2/10/12 Prep spotlights

February 10, 2012 by  

Jordan Rodriguez Sunnyside basketball, freshman The Grizzlies’ first-year guard finished the regular season with a team-best 12.4-point scoring average and led the team to a No. 4 seed in the CBBN 3A district tournament. Will Burgett Prosser swimming, sophomore The Valley leader in three individual events, Burgett won the 2A-1A district 100-yard breaststroke, anchored the [...]

Valley leaders in boys swimming

February 10, 2012 by  

Valley leaders THROUGH DISTRICTS 200 medley relay: Selah (Frampton, Borchert, Petrea, Smith) 1:47.50, Prosser 1:47.52, Naches Valley 1:54.00, West Valley 1:54.51, Eisenhower 1:56.32. 200 free: Kian Hausken (West Valley) 1:57.31, Aaron Schmitt (Naches Valley) 2:02.25, Dallin Olander (West Valley) 2:03.17, Jeremy Klarich (Wapato) 2:04.90, Carson Petrea (Selah) 2:06.67. 200 IM: Garrett Rice (West Valley) 2:10.18, [...]

Swimming: WV’s Hausken wins backstroke title

February 5, 2012 by  

ELLENSBURG, Wash. — With a winning margin of nearly six seconds, West Valley’s Kian Hausken captured the 100-yard backstroke final at Saturday’s Class 3A district swimming and diving championships at Central Washington University. Hausken, a freshman, clocked 57.77 seconds to qualify for state and he picked up a second Valley best in the 100 free, [...]

Swimming: Rams’ Hausken stellar in 100 back

February 4, 2012 by  

ELLENSBURG, Wash. — West Valley freshman Kian Hausken posted the top qualifying time in the 100-yard backstroke during Friday’s preliminaries at the Class 3A district boys swim meet at Central Washington University. Central Washington’s Aquatic Center is hosting all three Eastern Washington district meets, which conclude with finals today. Events begin at 11:30 a.m. Hausken [...]

2/3/12 Prep hot tickets

February 3, 2012 by  

TODAY BASKETBALL: Toppenish’s eighth-ranked boys (12-2, 13-3) will play at No. 9 Grandview (12-2, 12-4) in a duel for the CWAC lead. Top-Hi prevailed in the first encounter, 69-64.  SATURDAY BASKETBALL: Zillah’s sixth-ranked boys (8-1, 15-2) will host No. 7 Granger (8-2, 15-3) at 7:30 p.m. Zillah won the first SCAC West meeting 60-56 on [...]

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