4/3/11 Letter to sports

April 3, 2011 by  

Thanks for help at Holder Relays || To the sports editor — For the last 37 years, Eisenhower High School has hosted the Don Holder Relays and last Saturday was no exception. Weather during the Holder Relays has always been surprising. There has been sunshine, rain, hail, snow, high winds; sometimes all on the same [...]

2/13/11 Letter to sports

February 13, 2011 by  

Granger boys coach apologizes for rout || To the editor — I am writing this letter to address the lack of sportsmanship by the Granger boys basketball team and coaches in our game vs. Cle Elum last Friday night. As the head coach I accept full responsibility for my team’s actions and I would like [...]

2/6/11 Letters to sports

February 5, 2011 by  

Thank you to Wapato’s Howe || To the sports editor — I coach basketball for the Wapato School District and I would just like to say a big thanks to Jacoby Howe. Jacoby sets a great example for a lot of kids in the community of Wapato and is also my 3-year-old’s idol. I enjoy [...]

1/23/11 Letters to sports

January 23, 2011 by  

Thanks for look at tourney format To the sports editor — Kudos to Scott Sandsberry and his article about the new state basketball tournament format, the “Hardwood Classic.” All of us involved in high school basketball didn’t believe for a second that only District 5 was opposed to the new format. Thanks to Scott’s time [...]

Letters to Sports

January 16, 2011 by  

WIAA needed to be called out To the sports editor — A big thank you to Scott Sandsberry for digging into the mess the WIAA created and pointing the finger where it should pointed — at Mr Colbrese. The move — cloaked in deception and disingenuousness   — will hurt Yakima’s economy a lot and as [...]

11/7/10 Letters to sports

November 7, 2010 by  

Sportsmanship not always displayed || To the sports editor — Sportsmanship, the “golden rule” of sports, is an expectation that schools who participate in the WIAA display. However, I have unfortunately witnessed a school that does not seem to understand what good sportsmanship entails. I’ve watched this school on several occasions during the fall season. [...]

9/5/10 Letter to Sports

September 5, 2010 by  

West Valley All-Stars a class act || To the sports editor — I am writing to let everyone in your newspaper’s area know what a class act the West Valley Little League All-Star team was. I am the president of Elma Little League, host of the 2010 state tournament. Your team played great baseball, earning third place in the [...]

6/20/10 Letter to sports

June 19, 2010 by  

Thanks for help with physicals || To the sports editor — On June 8, more than 200 student-athletes received a sport screening exam at Franklin Middle School. A successful exam allows the middle school and high school athletes to participate in interscholastic athletics for the next 24 months in the Yakima and Union Gap School [...]

5/16/10 Letters to Sports

May 16, 2010 by  

Don’t take state away from players || To the sports editor — During high school I took part in the Zillah basketball team and one goal that I was always reaching for was playing in the state tournament. I can’t imagine going through high school without having the chance to do so. I hope that [...]

5/2/10 Letters to sports

May 2, 2010 by  

Hoop supporters, voice your opinion To the sports editor — As current coaches in the state of Washington and members of the Washington State Coaches Association we want to urge all players old and new, parents and fans to immediately contact the WIAA Director Mike Colbrese and any Executive Board Members in your area and [...]

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