6/17/12 Letters to sports

June 16, 2012 by  

Thanks to coaches of EV Little League To the sports editor — My son got the opportunity to play in the City Classic tournament Little League this past weekend. He plays for East Valley and is on the Phillies Minors team. His team played at the West Valley fields as well as Selah, West Valley, [...]

6/10/12 Letters to sports

June 9, 2012 by  

WV volleyball was snubbed The the Sports editor — I am wondering what it means to be perfect these days. If you are a girl, apparently, it is not enough. The West Valley volleyball team finished their season with a 35-0 record, defeating the top ranked 4A and 3A teams in Washington, finishing with a [...]

5/20/12 Letter to sports

May 20, 2012 by  

Thank you for well-run tourney To the sports editor — The boys basketball event May 4-6 was so well planned. The refs were good and the order perfect. The timing of events was perfect. The results were posted shortly after each event. If you want to know how to run a perfect tourney, come to [...]

5/13/12 Letter to sports

May 12, 2012 by  

Thank you for track meet help ||  To the sports editor — Just as a chain is only as strong as its weakest link — so too is a track meet only as successful as the volunteers who make it happen. The participants are the main focus of the competition, but the competition among athletes [...]

5/6/12 Letter to sports

May 5, 2012 by  

On and off field Seau a gentlemen || To the sports editor — I remember the late San Diego Chargers star Junior Seau vividly as a true gentlemen on and off the field. Seau visited the now-decommissioned USS Kitty Hawk in San Diego at the North Island Naval Air Station several years ago, before the [...]

4/29/12 Letter to sports

April 28, 2012 by  

Thanks for tournament help || To the sports editor — On April 21st and 22nd, the NWAACC Crossover Softball Tournament was held at Gateway Sports Complex at Kiwanis Park. There were 21 women’s college fastpitch teams in the tournament, which consisted of 42 games. The tournament was very well received by the teams, and the [...]

3/11/12 Letters to Sports

March 11, 2012 by  

Thank you and congratulations || To the sports editor — I wish to express my appreciation to the Yakima Valley Sports Commission for once again putting on four terrific state basketball tournaments this past week. Yakima and the Yakima Valley SunDome continue to be the best venue to hold these tournaments. The volunteers, floor personnel, [...]

1/29/12 Letters to sports

January 28, 2012 by  

Welcome to the CWAC, West Valley || To the sports editor — On behalf of Wapato High School and the Wapato community, I welcome West Valley High School to the Central Washington Athletic Conference. We look forward to renewing our spirited rivalry we shared as members of the former Mid-Valley League. The inclusion of West [...]

12/11/11 Letter to sports

December 11, 2011 by  

Rodeo coverage is disppointing To the editor — It’s so disappointing to pick up the sports page and see absolutely nothing about the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas which ran from Dec. 1 through Dec. 10. Yakima and the Lower Valley are well represented by rodeo enthusiasts, not to mention our own Washingtonians who [...]

10/2/11 Letter to sports

October 2, 2011 by  

Hall of Famer says thanks || To the sports editor — On Sept. 28 the Oregon Sports Hall of Fame and Museum inducted its class of 2011 and I and the rest of my 1984 national champion football teammates from Linfield College were enshrined. Reflecting back to the 1974-78 football years at Highland High in [...]

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