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 By Dale Anderson    Sports    May 12, 2022 

Kapernick has missed many opportunities to play football

I’ve applied for several jobs during my long working career. For each job I was interested in, I needed to modify the resume and get new letters of recommendation. Now that I’m retired and doing v...

 
 Sports    May 12, 2022 

Palouse offers 'rebate' for lifeguards

PALOUSE — The city has a shortage of lifeguards necessary to operate the swimming pool this summer. To attract lifeguards, the city is offering a $100 certification rebate at the end of the summer for those who seek lifeguard certification now and...

 
 Sports    May 12, 2022 

St. John men's golf underway

ST. JOHN — The St. John’s Men’s Golf Club started its first week of the 2022 Twilite League on May 5. Team standings for the A Bracket are: 27.5— HUB International 26 — Inland Empire Milling 25— St. John Hardware 22.5 — Rialto Tavern...

 
 Sports    May 12, 2022 

Chinook fishery open on Snake River

OLYMPIA – The spring Chinook fishery on the mainstem Columbia River above Bonneville Dam closed May 3. But Chinook fishing remains open in the Snake River. Fishery managers from the state Department of Fish and Wildlife and Oregon Department of...

 
 By Roger Harnack    Sports    May 12, 2022 

Timberwolves end season

ROSALIA - The Tekoa-Rosalia girls fastpitch softball team wrapped up itsseason, dropping four straight games. The Timberwolves were swept by the Liberty Christian Patriots on Thursday, May 5, at...

 
 By Kenzi Ries    Sports    May 12, 2022 

Colfax hosts league track championship

COLFAX - The Bulldogs boys track team finished third and the girls fifth in the Northeast 2B League Championships on Tuesday, May 3, at home. The boys were led by Zachary Cooper who won the pole...

 
 By Teresa Simpson    Sports    May 12, 2022 

Garfield-Palouse girls sweep Tekoa-Rosalia

ROSALIA - The Garfield-Palouse Vikings girls fastpitch softball team finished off its season May 9, winning a doubleheader against the Tekoa-Rosalia Timberwolves. The Vikings (9-8 overall, 6-6...

 
 By Roger Harnack    Sports    May 12, 2022 

Bulldogs advance in playoffs

COLFAX - The No. 4-seeded Colfax Bulldogs boys baseball team advanced to the District semifinal game Tuesday, May 6, after eliminating Kettle Falls from the postseason. The local Bulldogs topped the...

 
 By Teresa Simpson    Sports    May 12, 2022 

Colfax to face Reardan in winner-to-state, loser-out game

SPOKANE— The Colfax Bulldogs boys baseball team will play Reardan in a winner-to-state game at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 14. The game will be at Whitworth University. The local Bulldogs got to the game by beating Kettle Falls in their district opener...

 
 By Roger Harnack    Sports    May 5, 2022

Sky-high league champion

Colfax freshman Zachary Cooper won the Northeast 2B league championship Tuesday afternoon, May 3, on his home field. The Bulldog boys finished third in the standings; while the local girls finished...

 
 By Olivia Harnack    Sports    May 5, 2022

Koerner named WIAA Athlete of the Week

COLFAX – A Colfax girl has been named as the girls Class 2B statewide Washington Interscholastic Activities Association Athlete of the Week. Jorja Koerner was awarded WIAA’s Athlete of the Week...

 
 By Kenzie Ries    Sports    May 5, 2022

Area athletes set pace at Undeberg

COLFAX - The Colfax boys and girls track teams both finished eighth Saturday at the Undeberg Invitational in Ritzville. Twenty-four teams competed in each division. The Colfax boys posted 30 team poin...

 
 By Teresa Simpson    Sports    May 5, 2022

Viking girls split with Knights, Wildcats

SUNNYSIDE — The Garfield-Palouse (6-7 overall, 3-5 league) girls fastpitch softball team split with Sunnyside Christian duringa doubleheader April 21. The Vikings won the opener 19-12, then lost the nightcap 13-12 to the Knights (3-8 overall, 2-6...

 

Colfax girls first, boys second at Liberty track meet

SPANGLE – The Colfax girls were top dog at the NE2B league track meet Tuesday, April 19, at Liberty High School. The local girls finished first as a team with 91 points. The Bulldogs led the pack with the Kettle Falls Bulldogs second with 70 team...

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports    April 28, 2022

Too Many Decisioins

This time of year gets interesting for a number of reasons, one of them being the transfer portal. For football, you may see some guy that played in another part of the country and now during spring p...

 

Men's golf league starts in Colfax

COLFAX – The first week standings of the Colfax Men’s Club Spring League golf series is done and in the books. Team standings for the A Bracket are: 45 Almota Elevator 38 Whitman Family Dental 37 Idaho Forest Group 35 Three Jack National 34 Ace...

 

Colfax boys split with Reardan, Liberty

REARDAN – The Colfax Bulldogs won one, and lost one in Reardan on April 22. The first game was Colfax's victory with a score of 8-1 after seven innings. The Bulldogs jumped to a 4-0 lead after...

 
 By Roger Harnack    Sports    April 28, 2022

State looks at 'e-bike' rules

OLYMPIA – The state is taking aim at cyclists using battery-powered and electric bikes on publicly owned land managed by the state. As a result of Senate Bill 5452, which passed the Legislature in 2021, the state Department of Fish and Wildlife...

 

Fishing season opens Saturday at lowland lakes

OLYMPIA – The state is holding a statewide trout fishing derby on April 23 to kick off the 2022 fishing season. The state Department of Fish and Wildlife stocks lakes throughout the year, and while many lakes are open for fishing year-round, the...

 

Donkey Basketball coming to Palouse

PALOUSE – The Garfield-Palouse Boosters are hosting donkey basketball April 24. The event takes place in the Palouse High School gym starting at 3 p.m. Some of the teams competing include the Garfield-Palouse FFA officers, school staff, and...

 
 By Roger Harnack    Sports    April 21, 2022

Bryson pole vaults into fourth

CHENEY – A Colfax pole vaulter finished fourth Saturday, April 16, Van Kuren Invitational track meet. Senior Emma Brysonposted the highest place for any Bulldog competitors, clearing the bar at 8 feet, and tying for fourth in girls pole vault with...

 

Chinook fishig opens May 3 on Snake River

ALMOTA — Spring Chinook fishing season opens May 3. From the Texas Rapids boat launch to the fishing restriction boundary below Little Goose Dam, the season begins May 3 and is open only on Tuesdays and Fridays. This zone includes both shores and...

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports    April 21, 2022

A Good Realtor

Following every season, coaches find themselves either fired, accepting a raise with a couple of years added to their contract or finding the next ideal place to go to. And in a few cases, retirement...

 
 By Roger Harnack    Sports    April 21, 2022

Colfax girls sweep Liberty in doublheader

By Roger Harnack Gazette Publisher COLFAX - The Colfax girls fastpitch softball team swept the visiting Liberty (Spangle) Lancers in a doubleheader Tuesday night, April 19. Colfax took the games 3-2...

 

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