Spruill wins Pigskin Picks

November 6, 2011 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Sports reporter Scott Spruill held on to win the Yakima Herald-Republic’s Pigskin Picks competition for 2011. Spruill picked 157 of 191 high school, college and professional football games correctly this season to win the title. Copy editor Marcus Michelson finished second at 154-37, followed by sports editor Jerrel Swenning and sports reporter [...]

Early deadline this week for Pigskin Picks

October 31, 2011 by  

Because of Thursday’s full slate of CWAC games, the deadline for this week’s Pigskin Picks contest is Thursday at 5 p.m. Also, because of the early deadline, games which had yet to be determined by Sunday night will not be part of the contest this week. This affects Davis and White Swan. Davis is playing [...]

Pigskin Picks site may be unavailable

October 19, 2011 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — The service that runs the Yakima Herald-Republic’s Pigskin Picks contest is having system problems that have intermittently prevented access to the contest. The service is working to resolve the issues and have the contest fully back online soon.

There’s still time to make your picks

September 2, 2011 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — We’re still waiting … OK, not for all of you, but many of you who think you know football better than the Sports staff at the Yakima Herald-Republic. So, here’s your chance. Log on to sportsyakima.com and sign up for the Pigskin Picks competition. Each week, you’ll pick the winners of the [...]

It’s time for Pigskin Picks

August 29, 2011 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Here’s your chance to show that you know more about football than the Yakima Herald-Republic Sports department. The Pigskin Picks competition is again open for readers of the Herald-Republic and visitors to sportsyakima.com, the YH-R Sports department’s award-winning website. But be ready for some stiff competition. Five of the Herald-Republic’s six staffers [...]

11/19/10 State prep tournament preview capsules

November 19, 2010 by  

FOOTBALL Prosser (10-1) vs. East Valley-Spokane (6-5) What: Class 2A state quarterfinal. When: Saturday, 4 p.m. Where: Lampson Stadium, Kennewick. What’s next: State semifinal vs. Burlington-Tumwater winner on Nov. 26 or 27. Notable: The fifth-ranked Mustangs have won 10 in a row, giving the storied program a 16th appearance in the state quarterfinals since 1991. [...]

Thomas, Siebol win Pigskin Picks

November 19, 2010 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — It was a close one, but there’s no recount necessary. Sports reporter Dave Thomas won the Herald-Republic sports staff’s Pigskin Picks competition by one game over sports editor Jerrel Swenning and sports reporter Scott Spruill. In the final week, Thomas correctly chose 19 of 21 games to break a first-place tie with [...]

Pigskin Picks — Week 10

November 5, 2010 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Pigskin Picks, a longtime feature of the Yakima Herald-Republic sports section, is now an interactive feature of sportsyakima.com. To see how the YH-R sports staff picked this week, click here. Because of a slew of Thursday games, the deadline for this week’s entries has been moved up to 5 p.m. Thursday. Be [...]

Are you up to the challenge?

September 2, 2010 by  

Pigskin Picks contest one of new items on our Website|| So, you think you can do better than us? Here’s your chance to prove it. If you’ve ever wondered how those numbskulls down at the paper could pick So-and-so to beat Such-and-such in prep football, show us that you know better. And snatch some prizes [...]

Pigskin Picks — Week 10

November 5, 2009 by  


. Consensus: 142-26-8 overall 18-1 last week Scott Sandsberry, Sports reporter Dave Thomas, Sports reporter Roger Underwood, Sports reporter Scott Spruill, Sports reporter Jerrel Swenning, Sports editor Marcus Michelson, Copy editor PREPS Chiawana at Davis Davis Davis Davis Davis Davis Davis N. Central at W. Valley North Central West Valley West Valley West Valley West [...]

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