Eisenhower distance runner Vargas commits to Idaho

May 21, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Eisenhower senior distance runner Santos Vargas has given an oral commitment to attend the University of Idaho next fall. Vargas just ran the best distance double in Valley track and field history last week, qualifying for the Class 4A state meet in the 1,600 (4:12.87) and 3,200 (9:01.82). His 1,600 personal best [...]

Rams lead Athlete of the Year nominees

December 16, 2011 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Perfect on the court this past season, the West Valley volleyball team was as dominant when it came to nominations for the Athlete of the Year awards. The Rams squad, which finished the season 35-0 and claimed its first state championship in more than 20 years, garnered five nominations — three in [...]

Vargas takes fourth at Border Clash

November 20, 2011 by  

BEAVERTON, Ore. — Eisenhower’s Santos Vargas took home a fourth-place finish in the Nike Border Clash, held on Nike’s world headquarters campus. The Border Clash pits the top high school cross country runners from Washington against their counterparts from Oregon. Vargas finished in 14 minutes even, which was 12 seconds behind winner Anthony Armstrong of [...]

Cross country: Ike gets second wind

November 6, 2011 by  

Cadets follow up 2010 championship with runner-up finish || PASCO, Wash. — Santos Vargas knew it immediately. When Jaziel Rodriguez realized it a few moments later, his eyes lit up. What these senior leaders of Eisenhower’s boys cross country team held up as ambitious individual goals they delivered exactly on point at Saturday’s Class 4A [...]

Cross country: Vikings go fourth to earn trophy

November 6, 2011 by  

PASCO, Wash. — Early in the season, Selah’s boys seemed far removed from their best state cross country finish in three decades. As the state meet loomed, coach Rick Becker grew concerned about the team’s approach and attitude. As he put it, “There were questions about dedication and loyalty.” Becker wanted his boys to think [...]

Cross country: Ike girls miss trophy taking fifth

November 6, 2011 by  

Chavez finishes sixth for Cadets || PASCO, Wash. — Mayra Chavez smiled with pride and cried with disappointment almost in the same breath. It was that kind of day for Eisenhower’s girls cross country team. All too aware they came in as the defending champions and wanting to deliver another trophy — whatever the size [...]

11/6/11 Cross country Yakima Valley’s best

November 6, 2011 by  

BOYS Time Runner School Grade 15:13 Santos Vargas Eisenhower sr. 15:36 Jaziel Rodriguez Eisenhower sr. 15:46 Jeffrey Ott Ellensburg sr. 15:52 Alberto Melchor Davis sr. 16:11 Kyle Chapman Eisenhower sr. GIRLS 18:26 Mayra Chavez Eisenhower sr. 18:46 Elise Tello Eisenhower so. 18:59 Kaitlin Kaluzny Davis sr. 19:40 Alyssa Pena Eisenhower so. 19:56 Kolby Childers Prosser [...]

11/6/11 Cross country results

November 6, 2011 by  

BOYSCLASS 4A Team trophies: 1, Gig Harbor 55; 2, Eisenhower 78; 3, Jackson 129; 4, Wenatchee 143. Winner: Jacob Smith (Wenatchee) 15:03. Locals: 3, Santos Vargas (E) 15:13; 10, Jaziel Rodriguez (E) 15:36; 19, Alberto Melchor (Davis) 15:52; 33, Kyle Chapman (E) 16:11; 40, Drew Schreiber (E) 16:15; 44, Delfino Dominguez (E) 16:19; 48, Jesus [...]

11/6/11 State cross country photo gallery

November 6, 2011 by  

Photos from Saturday’s WIAA prep state cross country meets at Sun Willows Golf Course in Pasco, Wash. Click here for information on purchasing any of these photos.

NEW: Ike boys 2nd at state XC meet

November 5, 2011 by  

PASCO, Wash. — The Eisenhower boys cross country team earned second place honors at the state cross country meet Saturday at Sun Willows Golf Course. The Selah boys took fourth in Class 2A, while Ellensburg took fifth. Eisenhower’s girls finished fifth in Class 4A. • More details to come.

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