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 By Garth Meyer    Sports    April 8, 2021 

Bulldogs softball prepares for their first game back

COLFAX — Colfax softball returns April 13. The team lost its season last year due to the pandemic and subsequent shutdowns. They are back with new coach Tracy Imler succeeding Michelle Miller. The 2019 team played at state, losing in the early...

 
 By Garth Meyer    Sports    April 8, 2021 

Colfax spring sports returns for first time in two years

COLFAX — The Colfax High School baseball, softball, golf and track seasons are set to begin competition on April 13. The baseball team opens at Liberty, to start a Tuesday-Saturday slate of games that run until May 4. The abbreviated regular...

 
 By Roger Harnack    Sports    April 8, 2021 

Eagles win first baseball game of the season

SUNNYSIDE — The St. John-Endicott/LaCrosse boys came home with their first victory of the baseball season April 1. The team opened a doubleheader at Sunnyside Christian (1-3) with a 12-1 win. The Knights (1-3) then took the nightcap, 23-12....

 
 By Roger Harnack    Sports    April 8, 2021 

Colton/Garfield/Palouse boys remain winless

TOUCHET — The Colton/Garfield/Palouse baseball team remains winless this season after being swept by Touchet on March 31. The Vikings (0-6) lost the opener, 17-13, and the nightcap, 10-6, to the undefeated Indians (4-0). Individual stats were not...

 
 By Roger Harnack    Sports    April 8, 2021 

Colton softball girls remain undefeated

TOUCHET — The Colton Wildcats remain undefeated in fast pitch softball after sweeping Touchet on March 31. The Colton (4-0) girls topped the home Indians (0-2) by scores of 18-2 in the opener and 13-0 in the nightcap. Individual stats were not...

 
 By Roger Harnack    Sports    April 8, 2021 

Timberwolves split with DeSales

WALLA WALLA — The Tekoa-Rosalia girls won one and lost one March 30 in a fast pitch softball doubleheader at DeSales. The Timberwolves (1-3) lost the opener to the Fighting Irish, 18-8. Individual stats were not reported. They then rallied to top...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    April 8, 2021 

Eagles' Johnson named Coach of the Year

POMEROY — The Southeast 1B All-league volleyball team was named for the 2020-moved-to-2021 season. And a Whitman County woman was named Coach of the Year. “I’m surprised and honored,” Jenn Johnson, of St. John-Endicott/LaCrosse, said....

 
 By Roger Harnack    Sports    April 1, 2021
Colfax Volleyball; Washington 2B; Volleyball

Colfax girls win league volleyball title

COLFAX - The Colfax girls volleyball team wrapped up its 2020-21 season Tuesday night at home, winning the league championship in dramatic fashion. The Bulldogs (13-1, 13-0 against Class 2B schools)...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    April 1, 2021

Patriots top Timberwolves in softball

RICHLAND — The Liberty Christian Patriots took a doubleheader from Tekoa-Rosalia during Saturday’s season-opening softball game. The Patriots topped the Timberwolves, 12-1, in the opener and 12-2 in the nightcap. The games were called after 5...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    April 1, 2021

Colfax runners head to Asotin for district meet

ASOTIN — The Colfax cross-country team will compete Saturday in the season-concluding District 7 meet in Asotin. The girls race is at 12:45 p.m.; the boys race is at 1:30 p.m. Colfax does not have the minimum five runners to score as a team for...

 
 By Garth Meyer    Sports    April 1, 2021

Colfax football season ends

COLFAX - The Colfax Bulldogs were ready for more football, but instead turned in their gear. They were set to gather Tuesday for their last week of practice and to prepare for a one-shot playoff game...

 

Commission to set new hunting seasons

OLYMPIA — The state Fish and Wildlife Commission will set 2021-23 hunting seasons, establish state water mining rules and update its fish hatchery policy when it meets Friday, April 9. The commission is expected to approve new hunting seasons and...

 
 By The Gazette    Sports    March 25, 2021

Endicott Gun Club posts wins in Walla Walla

WALLA WALLA — A group of Endicott Gun Club members went to Walla Walla March 14-16 for the 2021 Camas Prairie Trap Shoot. Jessica Pelissier won Lady High All Around, Lady High Overall, Ladies Handicap Championship, and Lady 1 Runner-up in doubles....

 
 By The Gazette    Sports    March 25, 2021
#35 - Hannah Baerlocher (junior) at Mt. Spokane.

Cook, Baerlocher top 1B district cross-country

POMEROY — The St. John/Endicott/LaCrosse boys tied with Garfield/Palouse for first-place at the four-team District Nine championship cross-country meet March 10 at Pomeroy. Touchet took third and...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    March 25, 2021

Baden to resume as state WIAA ball

KENT — Kent-based Baden will return as the official ball supplier of the WIAA this fall after a five year absence. A multi-year agreement was announced Wednesday, for all sports except football, beginning with the 2021-22 school year. Baden is a th...

 
 By Garth Meyer    Sports    March 25, 2021
Jaisha Gibb and Asher Cai block against Clarkston.

Colfax Bulldogs volleyball suffers first loss

CLARKSTON — The Colfax High School volleyball team took its first loss March 20 at Clarkston High School. Playing without Asher Cai, the Bulldogs were swept (20-25, 17-25, 17-25). "They were a good...

 
 By Garth Meyer    Sports    March 25, 2021

Jenkins edges out Colfax with an interception

CHEWELAH — Reardan Coach Eric Nikkola said it was going to be a "heck of a matchup." When Colfax went to Chewelah last Friday night to play Jenkins High School, it was as advertised. It had blocked...

 
 By Roger Harnack    Sports    March 18, 2021

Malden shooters wrap up league

MALDEN — The Malden-Pine City Gun Club wrapped up its winter league here Sunday, March 15, with a season-ending shoot and barbecue. For the season, Brad Bowman won high overall and Mike Koppel topped the AA Class. Bowman also won the HandiCap and...

 
 By Roger Harnack    Sports    March 18, 2021

Gesa buys naming rights to WSU field

PULLMAN — Washington State University has sold naming rights of the field in Martin Stadium to Tri-Cities-based Gesa Credit Union. The university and financial business have signed a 10-year deal naming the field as Gesa Field. The value of the...

 
 By Garth Meyer    Sports    March 18, 2021
The undefeated Oakesdale Nighthawks 2020-21 varsity girls volleyball team.

Oakesdale ends season unbeaten

OAKESDALE - The Nighthawks wrapped up the 2020-21 season undefeated by sweeping Colton at home March 13. The 11-0 girls lost only one set of 33 played this season. The set loss was to Colton. "It was...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    March 18, 2021

Colfax girls sweep Dragons

COLFAX — The unbeaten Colfax High School volleyball team (6-0) was set to travel to Chewelah on Tuesday night followed by a home match March 11 against Davenport. Results were not available at press time. The Bulldogs have an added date — March...

 

Correction

St. John-Endicott/LaCrosse senior running back Doug Stach scored the Eagles’ lone touchdown after an 86-yard reception play in the 102-8 loss to the defending two-time state champion Odessa Tigers on March 3. Sophomore quarterback Tanner Fleming...

 

Hunting class available online

OLYMPIA — The state Department of Fish and Wildlife is offering hunter education online just in time for spring turkey season. The hunter certification class is available to hunters 9 years and older. Younger hunters can take the class, but will...

 

Bulldogs Pep Band returns to football field

COLFAX — The live sounds of the band returned to the football field today for the Colfax versus Reardan game last week. An arrangement was made to bring out a distanced band to play near the action for the last home game of the abbreviated season....

 

Colfax alters coaching assignments

COLFAX — The School Board changed coaching assignments. A list of coaching changes was approved by the school board March 8. Bo Claassen was hired as a junior high football assistant coach, Phillip Morgan as a high school football assistant coach,...

 

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