Cadets’ Cassel headed to SMU

May 26, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Eisenhower quarterback Kolney Cassel is hoping football can take him far. As of Thursday, it will take him a little more than 2,000 miles in the summer of 2013. The senior-to-be orally committed to play college football at Southern Methodist University in Dallas for head coach and quarterback guru June Jones. He [...]

Track and Field: Eisenhower’s Vargas, Chavez draw inspiration from Barany

May 24, 2012 by  

TACOMA, Wash. — As Santos Vargas and Mayra Chavez completed half of their distance double at state here on Thursday night, it was clear for both Eisenhower seniors that the ambitious undertaking had as much to do with what was in their hearts as in their legs. A week had done little to lessen the shock [...]

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 [...]

Track: Ike’s Vargas, Chavez go the distance

May 20, 2012 by  

RICHLAND, Wash. — Between the cool of Friday evening to the heat of Saturday afternoon, Eisenhower distance runners Santos Vargas and Mayra Chavez found just enough recuperation to double their plans for state next week. After both finished second in the 3,200-meter races on Friday, Vargas and Chavez made a quick return to Fran Rish [...]

Tennis: DeMonds, WV duo repeat as champs

May 20, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Two area girls doubles teams doubled their regional title count Saturday. Davis’ Erica DeMond and Megumi DeMond repeated as CBBN-Greater Spokane League 4A regional champs at Central Valley High School, while Carly Riehl and Carley Schmidt of West Valley made it back-to-back CBBN-GSL 3A titles at University High. Also at U-Hi, West [...]

Track and field: Vargas sets Valley record in 3,200

May 19, 2012 by  

Eisenhower’s Brown captures javelin || RICHLAND, Wash. — Santos Vargas may have just barely missed the victory, but did he ever get the time. Eisenhower’s senior distance ace finished second by an eye lash in one of the fastest Class 4A regional 3,200-meter races ever, clocking a Valley record 9 minutes, 1.82 seconds Friday night [...]

Toppenish’s one-year turnaround

May 18, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — With every leap forward Toppenish’s boys soccer team has taken this season, Uriel Gonzalez will always remember the first step his Wildcats took that started it all. “Last year, honestly, we didn’t have a very good season even though we were young. We barely made it to district and lost at Ellensburg,” [...]

5/16/12 Eisenhower-Davis boys soccer photo gallery

May 15, 2012 by  

Photos from Tuesday’s Class 4A state soccer game between Eisenhower and Davis at Davis Field in Yakima, Wash. All photos by Sara Gettys of the Yakima Herald-Republic.

Local report: Davis girls claim district team title

May 15, 2012 by  

WENATCHEE, Wash. — With Erica and Megumi DeMond adding another title to their ever-growing résumé, the Davis Pirates claimed their first district team title since 1998 on Monday at the CBBN 4A tournament. The juniors, who were the runners-up at last year’s district tournament, captured the championship this time around, and are now set to defend [...]

Soccer: Ike, Davis will meet in state tourney

May 13, 2012 by  

YAKIMA,Wash. — One struck early, the other dropped the hammer late. And they both played lights-out defense. Davis and Eisenhower were at their best at the same time in boys soccer Saturday afternoon and that sets up a rivalry first — a crosstown showdown in the Class 4A state tournament on Tuesday. The Pirates, fresh [...]

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