SUNNYSIDE — The Grizzlies unyielding second half comeback ran out of time as the Big 9 Conference champs fell to Pasco 2-1 during the opening round of the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) 4A State Soccer Tournament at Clem Senn Field on Tuesday evening.
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SUNNYSIDE — Action in the South Central Athletic Conference-West 1A sub-district was underway this past Saturday at the Sunnyside High School tennis courts, including top players from Granger and Zillah.
The 2019-20 Sunnyside High School Cheerleading team is (from left to right) front row: Alyzza Castillo, Kaydi Porter, Gisselle Garcia, Maryjane Ornelas, Daisy Hernandez, Elizabeth Chapina, Jasmin Mendez, Bianca Salgado, Keisha White, Lani Skyles, Aniyah Mendoza and Jocie Torres; back row: Gi…
SUNNYSIDE – United together by a brotherhood bond, the Grizzlies boys soccer team (9-3,10-3,) is the Big 9 Conference and District champion after soundly defeating Eastmont (7-5, 11-7) 5-1 on Friday, May 10 at Clem Senn Field.
SUNNYSIDE — The Grizzlies boys high school soccer team (9-3, Big 9 and 10-3, overall) scored twice in the first half and fought off Wenatchee (8-4, 12-6) to win 2-1 in a grudge match during the opening round of the Big 9 Conference District 6 Tournament at Clem Senn Field this past Tuesday evening.
TOPPENISH — Last Friday’s Central Washington Athletic Conference tournament game between the Wildcats and Grandview ended in shootout at A.C. Meagher Soccer Stadium.
The No. 2 seed Vikings won in dramatic playoff form on a header goal by freshman Jesus Carreon with 1:56 remaining in the opening round game of the SCAC District 5 Tournament as they won 3-2 over No.3 College Place at home on Thursday.
With the end of the regular season under wraps for the Grandview Lady Greyhounds and Prosser Lady Mustangs golfers, coaches are prepping them for the 2A District 5/6 Golf Championships to take place May 13 on the greens at Lakewood Golf and Country Club.
The Sunnyside Christian Knights hosted Walla Walla Valley Academy Knights Friday and suffered a 6-1 loss in the opener, a 7-6 loss after an extra two innings in the nightcap.
The Grizzlies Unified soccer team played with a sportsmanship quality that empowers athletes and their partners to embody a winning spirit of teamwork achievement — both on the field and beyond the lines.
It was a warm, overcast day last Thursday, and three track and field teams were enjoying Rich Leenhouts Stadium during the only home meet for the Grandview Greyhounds this season.
The Greyhounds soccer team (6-3, 9-3-1) closed out their regular season schedule against Toppenish (8-1, 12-3-1) at Rich Leenhouts Stadium on Wednesday evening, after two fiercely contested, back-to-back conference games.
Having broken into the win column on the road, the Lady Grizzlies ran the bases with unrelenting aggressiveness and played strong defense as they picked up their first home victory 4-2 against Davis in game one of a double header on Friday, April 19.
With the Central Washington Athletic Conference splitting its softball teams into two divisions this season, Prosser still sits firmly atop the Division 2 standings in spite of a 13-3 loss to Othello last Thursday.
Othello is No. 3 in Division 1 with a 6-3 league, 11-3 overall record, and the Lady Mustangs are 6-3, 9-5.
Weather conditions were picture perfect and the excitement level in stride with fast rising valley temperatures as the Grizzlies hosted their only home track and field meet of the season against Wenatchee and West Valley (Yakima) high schools on Thursday, April 18.
Stephanie Blankenship, with her family, friends and teammates by her side, cheering her on, signed a four-year scholarship letter of intent to wrestle for Warner Pacific University while pursuing a nursing degree on Friday, April 12.
PERSONAL RECORD JUMP – Prosser High School Sophomore Martha Aknibade competes in the triple jump during a home meet with Ellensburg and Ephrata on Thursday. Aknibade launched a 29’.5” on her final jump.
At the Clay Lewis Invite, hosted by Hanford High School, this past Saturday, Sunnyside’s Mike Rivera won his two individual races — the 100m and 200m sprints.
Erin Koerner has been hired to become the new Head Volleyball Coach with a plan of establishing a team with the drive to compete in the Big 9 Athletic Conference following the Board of Directors meeting on Monday, March 25.
The Grizzly boys of spring, warmed up with gloves and bats in hand, and played host in their season opening baseball game against the Prosser Mustangs last Thursday afternoon.
Under bright sunshine and a blue sky, the Grizzly tennis team took to the courts and hosted their home opening match against Eastmont High School last Thursday afternoon.
Spring was slow to get out of the starting block for this year’s track and field season, but that didn’t prevent the Grizzly team from taking their need for speed attitude outside to catch up on practice time as a result of a late winter’s kick and the cancellation of their first two meets.
The Lady Griz, Big 9 Conference and District champions went undefeated in league, won three loser-out games and were the first team in the school’s history to accomplish those achievements — which began with hard work and the challenge to be better.
Lady ‘Hounds Head Basketball Coach Glenn Braman during a Friday assembly makes good on a team bet of winning three consecutive, end of the season games on their way to being crowned CWAC champions.
Following the Lady Grizzlies’ dramatic 1-point loss in the closing seconds of their 53-52 game against the Woodinville Falcons in the WIAA 4A Hardwood Classic last Wednesday, Feb. 27, in the Tacoma Dome, the team earned a brand of respect for their basketball program — one which could not be measured by an analytic to quantify the heart of a champion.
During a celebration Tuesday, Feb. 27, Sunnyside High School senior pole vaulter Alexandra “Alex” Partch signed a letter of commitment for Eastern Oregon University.
The No. 3 seeded Zillah Leopards went on a 7-0 run to open up the third quarter on their way to cutting down the nets on their second WIAA 1A Hardwood Classic Championship in the last three years during a 90-68 victory over the No. 11 King’s Way Christian Knights at the Yakima Valley SunDome this past Saturday evening.
It was a long four days of action in the Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena for the 1B Hardwood Classic, and Sunnyside Christian’s girls basketball team made the most of it, bringing home a fourth-place trophy.
The No. 9 seeded Sunnyside High School Lady Grizzlies (21-3) fell 53-52 to the No. 1 Woodinville Falcons (24-3) on a field goal with :04 remaining during their opening round game in the 4A Hardwood Classic at the Tacoma Dome Wednesday night.
The No. 16 seeded Mabton Lady Vikings’ courageous comeback against No. 9 Brewster was foiled by the Bears during a 47-46 win in a Regional loser-out game at Eastmont High School on Saturday.
“I hope to just leave it all on the court… it feels good to have the support from the whole school and the community,” Sunnyside High School senior girls basketball player Brielle Newhouse said at Tuesday’s 4A Hardwood Classic send-off at the high school.
UPDATE: Sunnyside’s City Council is rescheduling consideration of the proposed ordinance to modify the current zoning prohibiting the retail sale of marijuana. City staff are currently reviewing future calendars with the council to re-schedule this matter. NOTE: This poll is used for community involvement only. Results will not be used in City Council's decision.
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