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 By Teresa Simpson    Sports    August 11, 2022 

Bullsharks win Jerry Cluckey Memorial Swim Meet for the first time in 20 years

COLFAX – For the first time in 20 years, the Colfax Bullsharks took home the Cluckey Cup on Saturday, Aug. 6. The Bullsharks came out in first with 329 points. "It was 2002 the last time Colfax...

 
 By Reid Thompson    Sports    August 11, 2022 

Take your kids fishing at Garfield Pond

ELBERTON - Some of the best juvenile fishing in the county can be found at Garfield Pond, located along Elberton Road between Colfax and Garfield. Tucked away among the pines of Silver Creek,...

 
 By The Gazette    Sports    August 11, 2022 

Palouse pool closes for the season

PALOUSE — The Palouse Pool was closed for emergency repairs Thursday, Aug. 4. “After the initial repair was completed at the pool, we started the boiler to heat the pool this morning and found a pipe had burst in the pool house wall...

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports    August 11, 2022 

Bigger than the game

Last week, we lost two major contributors to the sports world — Bill Russell was 88 and Vin Scully was 94. These two gentlemen gave it their all and were respected for it. Russell was recruited by...

 
 By Roger Harnack    Sports    August 4, 2022

Outdoorsmen expected to take Fish and Wildlife to task

COLFAX – Several outdoorsmen and Eastern Washington county commissioners are expected to take the state Fish and Wildlife Commission to task during its three-day meeting this weekend. Northeast...

 

Dickinson named Rosalia pool manager

ROSALIA — The local public pool has a new manager. As the pool manager, Piper Dickinson, 38, will coordinate activities at the pool and adjacent park. Dickinson grew up in Oakesdale, and has lived...

 

Colfax Bullsharks win swim meet

COLFAX – Local swimmers won their home meet against St John-Endicott-LaCrosse-Washtucna and Garfield-Palouse-Oakesdale-Plummer last Thursday July 28. The Colfax Bullsharks scored a total of 456...

 

Pomeroy swimmers top Pullman

PULLLMAN — The Pomeroy swim team topped the Pullman Barracudas, 530-469, during a meet last Thursday. The Pomeroy girls scored 331 points, while Pullman girls only scored 188. For the boys teams, Pullman topped Pomeroy, 281-199. Here are the...

 

Palouse hosts dual swim meet

The Gazette PALOUSE – The visiting St. John-Endicott-LaCrosse-Washtucna swim team took home top honors in a dual meet win over Garfield-Palouse-Oakesdale-Plummer on July 21. SELW swimmers amassed 700 points. Meanwhile, GPOP swimmers earned 346....

 

Bullsharks win home swim meet

By Olivia Harnack Gazette Reporter COLFAX - Local swimmers picked up a win over Pomeroy and Pullman last Thursday, July 21, in their home tank. The Colfax Bullsharks scored a total of 494.5 points....

 
 By Reid Thompson    Sports    July 21, 2022

Colfax hosts inaugural Eddie Olson Wrestling Clinic

COLFAX - COLFAX - The inaugural Eddie Olson Wrestling Clinic kicked off Monday, July 18, at Jennings Elementary School on Monday, July 18. According to wrestling coach Jack McBride, 55 wrestlers ages...

 
 By Olivia Harnack    Sports    July 14, 2022

Tri-County Swim League season begins in Palouse, Endicott

PALOUSE — The Tri-County Swim League summer season got underway at 4 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, July 12, with meets taking place in Palouse and Endicott. The results of the first meets of the year were not available by press time. The league manager...

 
 By Reid Thompson    Sports    July 7, 2022

Colfax man shooting for world record

HAMILTON, Mont. — A Colfax man may have broken a shooting world record June 4. Paul Gylling, 67, of Colfax, placed first in several events at the National Bench Rest Shooting Association Varmint for Score competition. While Gylling’s final score...

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports    July 7, 2022

Two more reasons

It’s amazing when a person retires and there is a holiday. When I was working, I really looked forward to having the day off. But when you’re retired, it is seemingly just another day like all of...

 

Teams bring home Hoopfest titles

SPOKANE - At least three Whitman County teams returned home with first-place finishes in their brackets from Hoopfest, the largest 3-on-3 basketball tournament in the Pacific Northwest, which took...

 

Colby Dugger places in pickup races in Lind

The Gazette LIND – A Palouse man raced his pickup to Top 3 finishes in several heats of the annual Lind Combine Derby on Friday and Saturday, June 10-11: Colby Dugger raced to a third-place finish of Pickup Heat No. 1 to open his racing Friday...

 

Supreme Court finds for coach

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Supreme Court ruled this morning, Monday, June 27, that a football coach can lead a moment of silence and on the field after the conclusion of a game. The court ruled, 6-3, in favor of former Bremerton Coach Joseph...

 
 By Ronda Penwell    Sports    June 30, 2022

Sassy Shooters

Whitman County was well-represented in the annual June 25-26 Hoopfest in Spokane, the largest 3-on-3 basketball contest in the Pacific Northwest. The Sassy Shooters were among the county teams....

 
 By Olivia Harnack    Sports    June 23, 2022

Race boats splash into Webb's

ST.JOHN – First-time sprint boat racers were among the top competitors Saturday, Jun 18, at Webb's Slough. Jason Perkins of Cheney drover the No. 145 Pour Decision boat to first place in the...

 

Webb's Slough results

ST. JOHN – Here are the official results of the Webb’s Slough sprint boat races for Saturday, June 18: Modified Class – 1. Pour Decision, driver Jason Perkins of Cheney, navigator Eli Gurske of Spangle; 2. Jolly Rogers (No. 208), driver T.J....

 
 By Reid Thompson    Sports    June 23, 2022

Colfax Senior League girls wins fastpitch tournament

GENESEE, Idaho - The Colfax Senior League girls fastpitch softball team took first place in a Sunday, June 19, tournament here. The games began on Friday, June 17, with Colfax entering the second...

 
 By Olivia Harnack    Sports    June 23, 2022

Palouse swim team getting underway

PALOUSE — The first swim team practice of the season is set for noon to 1 p.m. Monday, June 27. Tryouts are not required, officials said. To compete, swimmers must be able to complete the following: Swim 25 yards of any stroke if you are 10 and...

 
 By Olivia Harnack    Sports    June 16, 2022

Sprint Boat races return

ST. JOHN — The water-borne action returns to Webb’s Slough on Saturday, June 18, with 25 to 30 sprint boats expected to race. Several thousand race fans are expected. This year, Whitman County will be represented by one boat. Clint O’Keefe and...

 
 By Olivia Harnack    Sports    June 16, 2022

Colfax golfer getting ready for fall tournament

COEUR d'ALENE, Idaho – Organizers say the annual International Toy Boys Golf Tournament and Retreat will take place again this fall. Prior to the coronaviurs shutdowns, the event occurred each May....

 
 By Roger Harnack    Sports    June 16, 2022

Big Impact!

LIND – With names like "General Lee," "Let's Go Branden" and "The Bandit," politics were on full-display Saturday along state Highway 21. Dozens of "Trump Country," Trump 2024" and patriotic flags...

 

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