1A baseball: A win to NV

May 26, 2012 by  

Rangers blank Meridian to reach 1A final || YAKIMA, Wash. — Bill Walker admitted to having the shakes, sort of, when he spoke to his Naches Valley baseball team Friday. And no, the weather wasn’t that cool or blustery at Yakima County Stadium. The veteran Rangers coach had merely congratulated NV on its 4-0 conquest [...]

5/18/12 Prep spotlights

May 18, 2012 by  

Hannah Souers West Valley fastpitch, senior Voted co-defensive player of the year in the CBBN 3A as a first baseman, Souers batted .583 (7 for 12) in three district games for the regional-bound Rams. Kelcie Russell Ellensburg track, junior The Valley leader in the high jump, Russell won her specialty in the CWAC district meet, [...]

5/11/12 Prep spotlights

May 11, 2012 by  

Erica DeMond Davis tennis, junior DeMond has a 20-0 record with five wins in Inland Empire doubles with her sister, Megumi, and 15 wins in No. 3 singles for the league-champ Pirates. Eric Lopez Toppenish soccer, senior Lopez scored the first two goals in the Wildcats’ district semifinal win over Ellensburg and then knocked in [...]

4/20/12 Prep spotlights

April 19, 2012 by  

Jens Jensen Davis baseball, senior After throwing a one-hit shutout with eight strikeouts against Moses Lake four days earlier, Jensen pitched five innings and went 4 for 5 in a 12-1 victory over Eisenhower on Tuesday. Jaime De La Torre Wapato track, senior De La Torre leads the Valley in both hurdle races, clocking 15.75 [...]

1A boys: Opportunity slips away from Zillah

March 4, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — A championship can be won in the big moment, in the sensational play, in the final seconds. It can also be lost gradually, as the strength wanes and the spirit sags, and you can see it slipping away as inexorably as a mudbank levee eroding away with the rising water. And the [...]

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 [...]

2/3/12 Prep spotlights

February 3, 2012 by  

Ray Navarro Davis basketball, senior The three-year varsity veteran has scored in double figures in five straight games to help the Pirates remain unbeaten in CBBN 4A play and retake the No. 1 state ranking. Shannon Isadore Toppenish basketball, senior A floor leader for the eighth-ranked Wildcats, Isadore’s scoring average is 14.7 through 16 games [...]

1/27/12 Prep spotlights

January 26, 2012 by  

CLASS 4A-3A Jorge Alcala, Davis wrestling, senior An all-conference defensive end last fall, Alcala is 5-0 in CBBN 4A dual meets and he started a run of nine straight wins in Tuesday’s dual victory over Eisenhower. CLASS 2A Marissa Caballero, Grandview basketball, sophomore After earning second-team CWAC honors as a freshman, Caballero continues to be [...]

11/4/11 Prep spotlights

November 4, 2011 by  

CLASS 4A-3A Heather Seaman, West Valley swimming, senior Scoring 48 1/2 points for the Rams at the CBBN 3A district meet, Seaman clocked season bests in the 50 free (25.81) and 100 free and swam on two top-four relays. CLASS 2A Kailee Wood, Selah volleyball, junior In 3-0 sweeps over Ephrata and East Valley in [...]

10/28/11 Prep spotlights

October 28, 2011 by  

CLASS 4A-3A Elise Tello, Eisenhower cross country, sophomore Running first for the third-ranked Cadets over the last two weeks, Tello placed third in the CBBN 4A district meet with a time of 18:05 for three miles. CLASS 2A Heidy Rodriguez, Wapato.cross country, freshman In the span of two weeks, Rodriguez placed second in three consecutive [...]

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