2A state volleyball moving to Pierce College

March 30, 2012 by  

From Meg Wochnick at the Daily Olympian… State volleyball at The Evergreen State College is one-and-done.The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association announced this week that the Class 2A state volleyball tournament will move to Pierce College in Lakewood this fall, ending the tournament’s one-year stay at Evergreen.The 4A and 3A state volleyball tournaments will remain at [...]

Local report: Wheeler qualifies for trials in 1,500

March 11, 2012 by  

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. — Yakima swimmer Ian Wheeler has added another U.S. Olympic Trials qualifying time to his resume. Wheeler, an Eisenhower graduate and sophomore at the University of Hawaii, swam the 1,500 meters in 15 minutes, 51.46 seconds at the Northwest Senior Sectionals on Sunday at the King County Aquatics Center. The qualifying time [...]

Reddout is coaches’ top 1A player

March 9, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Andrew Reddout, Granger’s four-year varsity standout, was named the Class 1A player of the year by the Washington Interscholastic Basketball Coaches Association this week. Reddout, a 6-foot-3 forward, finished his career with 1,104 points and averaged 17.5 points during his senior campaign. The WIBCA’s initial release on Tuesday indicated a different winner [...]

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 [...]

Tri-Cities in the news for state sites

December 14, 2011 by  

Here’s a couple of state-tournament items that ran on the Tacoma News Tribune website on Wednesday: Pasco to host 4A, 3A state baseball finals The 4A and 3A baseball state semifinals and finals will be played in the spring at Gesa Stadium in Pasco, the WIAA announced Wednesday.Safeco Field in Seattle and Tacoma’s Cheney Stadium [...]

2B and 1B all-league volleyball

November 17, 2011 by  

Central Washington 2BSOUTH DIVISIONMVP: Dakota Adams, Kittitas, jr.Coach of the Year: Dennis Treat, Warden.Sportsmanship: Entiat.FIRST TEAMDakota Adams, Kittitas, jr.; Iris Rodriguez, Warden; Kendra Staymates, Riverside Christian, sr.; Onyx Gibbs, Riverside Christian, sr.; Amber Jones, White Swan, sr.; Jessica Lawrence, Kittitas, sr.; Kaitlyn Kilgore, Kittitas, jr.SECOND TEAMHaley Yamane, Warden; Breezy Byrne, Riverside Christian, jr.; Erica Clerf, [...]

Local report: McDowell named 3A tourney MVP

November 16, 2011 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — With her 83 kills in four matches, West Valley’s senior outside hitter Morgan McDowell was named MVP of the Class 3A state volleyball tournament in Lacey on Saturday. Junior setter Julia Nathe and senior libero Linnea Phillips were also named to the all-tournament team for the Rams, who finished off a 35-0 [...]

3A volleyball: A perfect ending for Rams

November 13, 2011 by  

LACEY, Wash. — Unbeaten in September is promising. Still unbeaten in October is the brink of something special. Finishing unbeaten in November?   PHOTO GALLERY Click here for more photos from this event. SPACER Click here for information on purchasing photos. That’s perfection, a state championship and a dream come true. West Valley’s volleyball team [...]

2A volleyball: Vikings charge to third

November 13, 2011 by  

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Heartache in the afternoon, tears of joy in the evening. The ups and downs of the season’s final day were in full swing for Selah’s volleyball team on Saturday. But, thankfully, these Vikings punctuated the day of extremes in a fashion so typical of this season — in dominant victory.   PHOTO [...]

1A volleyball: From fourth in league to sixth at state

November 13, 2011 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Not too much was expected of La Salle at the Class 1A state volleyball tournament. The Lightning had, after all, finished a mere fourth in the SCAC West. But the Lightning’s 2011 resume now includes something a bit more impressive than that: a sixth-place state finish.   PHOTO GALLERY Click here for [...]

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