Soccer: Davis falls to CV in OT

May 20, 2012 by  

SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. — For two-thirds of Saturday’s Class 4A state soccer quarterfinal at Central Valley, it looked as if Davis would extend what was already the school’s most successful season. Then, in just a few minutes, the Pirates’ dominance was for naught. The Bears rallied from a 2-0 halftime deficit, scoring a pair of second-half [...]

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,” [...]

No slowing down

May 16, 2012 by  

Streaking Toppenish runs win string to 17|| TOPPENISH — Over a week since capturing the CWAC district championship, Toppenish’s boys soccer team showed no signs of slowing down on Wednesday. The Wildcats, in fact, are picking up speed. Extending its win streak to 17 with a second straight postseason shutout, Toppenish blanked Pullman 2-0 in [...]

5/17/12 Toppenish-Pullman photo gallery

May 16, 2012 by  

Photos from Tuesday’s Class 2A first-round state boys soccer match between Pullman and Toppenish at A.C. Meagher Field in Toppenish, Wash. Click here for information on purchasing any of these photos.

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 [...]

Preps: Gonzalez, Johns lift NV

May 13, 2012 by  

RICHLAND, Wash. — Noel Gonzalez and Koleman Johns combined on a six-hitter as Naches Valley claimed the district title. The Rangers (19-2) will open Class 1A state play at 10 a.m. next Saturday at Moses Lake against Orting. Gonzalez went the first four innings for the win, improving to 9-0, while Johns fanned six over [...]

Prep track and field roundup: Vargas breaks 23-year-old Ike record in 1,600

May 12, 2012 by  

PASCO, Wash. — Eisenhower’s Santos Vargas broke a 23-year-old school record while winning the 1,600-meter run Friday evening in the CBBN 4A district track and field meet at Edgar Brown Stadium. Vargas clocked 4 minutes, 12.20 seconds to break Andy Harris’ 1989 mark of 4:12.92. Vargas’ time ranks third on the Valley’s all-time list. Eisenhower [...]

Prep report: Brothers in arms lead RC to state

May 11, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Having played the last six games of the league season against two teams they outscored 82-7, Riverside Christian baseball coach Mark Grange was understandably edgy about how sharp his Crusaders would be at district. But it helps to have a trio of brothers around who can pitch. Jacob, Sterling and John Haas [...]

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