Local report: Top singles survive at YRHTC

July 13, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — While the doubles draw has been turned upside down, singles has remained true to form in the Yakima Regional Hospital Tennis Challenge. The top four singles players all won their matches Thursday in the $50,000 USTA Pro Circuit event at the Yakima Tennis Club. Top seed Irena Pavlovic rallied to beat Romana [...]

Stevenson out at YRHTC

July 11, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Romana Tedjakusuma knocked off former Wimbledon semifinalist Alexandra Stevenson in the first round of the Yakima Regional Hospital Tennis Challenge on Tuesday at the Yakima Tennis Club. Tedjakusuma lost the first set 6-4, before rallying to win the last two sets 6-4, 6-4. Yakima’s Jana Nejedly takes on Diana Ospina at the [...]

Local Report: Record set at Renegade Raceway

July 2, 2012 by  

PARKER, Wash. — Richard Smith of Bend, Ore., broke the Renegade Raceway track record Saturday night with the Warped Speed Jet Funny Car running an ET of 5.87 seconds at 272 mph. FRIDAY’S RESULTS Mopar: Bob Bundy (10.412 ET, 109.87 mph); 2. Mike Nugent, 12.418 ET, 89.40 mph). Sport Compact: 1. Sandy Vigil (15.708 ET, [...]

6/29/12 This week on track

June 28, 2012 by  

RENEGADE RACEWAY Today through Sunday: Nitro Nights Under the Lights, Jet Funny Cars, Street Legal, Summit Series. Friday gates open at 6 p.m., racing at 8. Saturday gates open at 4 p.m., racing at 8. Sunday gates open at 9 a.m., racing at 1 p.m. Address: 1395 No. Track Road, Wapato. Track information: 509-877-4621 or [...]

Local report: Yakima Beetles take fifth in Eurake, Calif., tournament

June 24, 2012 by  

EUREKA, Calif. — Kris Janis was 3 for 5 with two RBI and Zach Alexander added two hits and drove in a pair of runs Sunday as the Yakima Pepsi Beetles beat Ohio 8-3 to claim fifth place in the Bobby Goss Tournament. Kevin Smith threw a complete game, scattering seven hits and striking out [...]

Gilman lifts Pak to victory

June 20, 2012 by  

SELAH, Wash. — Cole Gilman pitched five scoreless innings of relief and scored the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning to give Yakima Valley a 4-3 nonleague victory over Hermiston in Senior Legion baseball Tuesday night at Carlon Park. Jace VanDeBrake was 4 for 5 with two doubles in the win. Gilman [...]

Riddle wins at Speedway

June 11, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Naches’ Owen Riddle kept his momentum in high gear Saturday night, winning a 60-lap Late Model main event during the Yakima Speedway’s six-division Spring Spectacular. Riddle, who opened the season in April with his first Apple Cup victory and won Spokane’s Sunkist 100 last week, led the final 40 laps of Saturday’s [...]

Local Report: Six area players selected for All-State Baseball Series

June 4, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Six senior standouts from the Yakima region have been selected to play in this weekend’s All-State Baseball Series at Yakima County Stadium. Davis’ LeVonte Allen and Jens Jensen, East Valley’s Hugo Lemus, Ellensburg’s Michael Wyatt and Naches Valley teammates Noel Gonzalez and Cole Gilman were picked from a combination of in-season performance [...]

Drag racing: Herbst wins Super Pro final

June 3, 2012 by  

WAPATO, Wash. — Shawn Herbst defeated Chantel Heffington in the Super Pro division final in the sixth edition of the Summit Series at Renegade Raceway on Saturday night. Herbst ran an elapsed time of 8.88 seconds with a speed of 149.95 mph for the victory. Bob Bundy defeated Robert Charron in the Pro final with [...]

Local report — Feeder games roster set

May 30, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Twenty-three local high school baseball players have been selected to play in Saturday’s All-State feeder games at Naches Valley’s Ranger Field. The first of two games will start at noon. Seniors from Davis, West Valley, East Valley, Naches Valley, Zillah, Goldendale, Cle Elum and Riverside Christian are participating. LOCAL SELECTIONS Cle Elum: [...]

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