Yakima ABA team owners starting small

April 19, 2012 by  

Their plan is simple — return pro basketball to Yakima. Simple in idea, but not in execution. A myriad of challenges must be overcome before Tim Spradlin and Mike Crenshaw can successfully achieve their goal, but, like their plan, they’re going to use a simple approach to get things started. Spradlin, 32, and Crenshaw, 36, have [...]

Enter the RE/MAX Traditions Golf Challenge

April 1, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Enter the 2012 RE/MAX Traditions Golf Challenge at YakimaHerald.com now for your shot at winning weekly rounds of golf and a grand prize valued at $250. Each week starting with next week’s Masters and though the Tour Championship in late September, pick who you think will finish in the top 10 for [...]

What to watch for in the NBA this season

December 24, 2011 by  

Michael Moreno/Toppenish High School YAKIMA, Wash. — After a delayed start because of a months-long lockout, the NBA season finally starts on Christmas day. Here are some of the things to look out for while watching the games. 1. How Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers respond to their conference finals loss to the [...]

Local report: Yaks roll to soccer rout

October 5, 2011 by  

WENATCHEE, Wash. — If Yakima Valley’s women’s soccer team had experienced offensive issues this season, the Yaks apparently got them taken care of Wednesday. Katy Allen scored four goals and Elizabeth Figueroa tallied three as YVCC overran Wenatchee Valley 15-3 in an East Region match. With the Yaks improving to 5-1-0 in the region and [...]

Warriors won’t be back in 2012

August 29, 2011 by  

PALM HARBOR, Fla. — Michael Mink, the majority owner of the Yakima Valley Warriors indoor football team announced via news release Sunday that the team would not be returning for the 2012 season and the team is for sale. In the release, Mink cited poor economic conditions and the fact that the Northwest League’s Bears [...]

BC Lions release CWU’s Bighll

July 7, 2011 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Adam Bighill, the former Central Washington great, has been released by the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League. A rookie, Bighill had played in the Lions’ two presesaon games and had made the travel squad for BC’s CFL opener last week at Montreal. The Lions host Calgary in their home opener [...]

G’days ahead for Woolpert

July 3, 2011 by  

Former Sun Kings coach takes reins of Australian team || YAKIMA, Wash. — What started out as a favor to a friend has become the opportunity of a lifetime for Paul Woolpert. Last week, the former Yakima Sun Kings coach returned to Townsville, Australia — and in a more permanent capacity than his first trip. [...]

NBA to lock out players

June 30, 2011 by  

NEW YORK — The NBA is locking out its players until a new collective bargaining agreement can be reached, the second pro sports league shut down by labor strife. The lockout will commence at 9:01 p.m. PDT on Thursday, after the expiration of the current deal that owners say has cost them millions of dollars [...]

Difficulties mount for Arsenal, Wenger

LONDON (AP) — A dangerous combination of fan impatience, potential departures of key players, financial constraints in the transfer market and criticism by a former board member is threatening to ruin Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger’s preparations for the new Premier League season. Arsenal limped into the offseason licking its wounds after a campaign of much [...]

Indoor football: Making their move

June 4, 2011 by  

Possible move to new league, relocation of Bears could be boon to Warriors || YAKIMA, Wash. — Michael Mink is ready to restart the Yakima Valley Warriors. The only hitch appears to be whether he can find someone willing to come along for the ride. Mink is confident the Warriors can get accepted into the [...]

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