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Broncos charge bags win in second Colfax thriller

Colfax boys, who took an amazing comeback win over the LRS Broncos when the two teams locked up at Colfax, sustained a five-point loss Tuesday at Ritzville. The Broncos charged late and took the win 57-52. The battle went to the final buzzer in a...

 By Garth Meyer    Sports    February 6, 2020

Shot at districts on line for SJEL

With two league games left, if the St. John/Endicott/LaCrosse boys basketball team beats Touchet Saturday, they will advance to a neutral-site playoff game against Pomeroy, to decide the fourth and final spot in the district tournament. Game time...

 By Garth Meyer    Sports    February 6, 2020

1B boys basketball Oakesdale-Gar/Pal II set for Friday

All roads lead to the Palouse gym Saturday night in Whitman County. The last time the Oakesdale and Garfield/Palouse boys basketball teams played may have sent Dawson Dugger to Mr. Landle's room at...

 By Garth Meyer    Sports    January 30, 2020
Blake Jones; Owen Swannack

Oakesdale, Garfield/Palouse continue hold at top of 1B boys league

With two more Southeast 1B wins each last week, Oakesdale and Garfield/Palouse remain in first and second place in league standings for boys basketball – Oakesdale ahead because of a narrow win...

Layne Gingerich; Aiden Kieffer

Bulldog boys add two wins, face tough games to end league

Colfax boys put on the pressure Friday at Reardan to top the Indians in the second half and take a win that moved them up a notch in the end-of-season district playoff grid which will start next week...

Annie Cox

Bronco girls nudge Colfax in wild overtime round

Colfax girls Friday ripped to an early lead in a showdown game at Reardan, but they lost traction in the second half and the Broncos booked a two-point win in overtime. It was the second Bronco win...

 By Garth Meyer    Sports    January 30, 2020
Lizzy Perry

1B girls basketball:

The Oakesdale girls took down unbeaten Pomeroy 38-37. On Jan. 24, in the Pirates' gym, the Nighthawks evened the series, the two teams now tied at the top of the Southeast 1B. Oakesdale led by 12...


Liberty wins big over Tekoa/Rosalia

Liberty’s Lancers continued to dominate the league Friday when they bounced both Tekoa/Rosalia teams at Tekoa Friday. The Lancer boys posted a 83-39 win with Jake Holling hitting 21 points and Tayshawn Colvin hitting 26. Riley McLain led TR with...


Bulldog girls link three big hoop wins

Colfax girls returned to the home boards Tuesday and rolled out a 57-30 win over Asotin to finish a run of three big wins over the week. The win advances the Bulldogs' league record to 5-3 with...

 By Garth Meyer    Sports    January 23, 2020
Jessie Reed

Oakesdale-Pomeroy girls showdown set

The Southeast 1B powers will meet a second time. Playing at Pomeroy Friday night, Oakesdale will go against the unbeaten Pirates, whom they lost to 43-40 at home Dec. 20. With five league games...

John Lustig; Kenneth Lenoir

Bulldog boys hammer Asotin to cap three-game win string

Colfax boys cranked up the speed and dropped Asotin 64-38 Tuesday in another league round. The home win advances Colfax to 6-2 in league play with a game Saturday at Reardan. The Indians are one of...


Grapplers stack 50 at Clearwater Classic

Colfax wrestlers scored 50 points to place 12th at the big Clearwater Classic meet Saturday at Lewiston. Host Lewiston took the team honors with 168.5 points, and Kennewick placed a close second with 164 points. Caden Noha battled all the way to the...

 By Garth Meyer    Sports    January 23, 2020
Jacob Anderson; Ethan Hawkins; Tyler Bober; Matt Hockett

Last shot in and out, Oakesdale beats Gar/Pal

It was in the hands of the three seniors at the end. Matt Hockett for Oakesdale hit a 19-foot shot for 46-44 Oakesdale with 13 seconds remaining. Austin Jones, Gar/Pal's junior point guard pushed the...


Broncos defeat Timberwolves

The LRS Broncos defeated Tekoa/Rosalia in league matches at Ritzville Tuesday night. The Bronco boys booked a 64-41 win with a strong finish in the second half. Spencer Gehring led the Broncos with 17 points. Garrett Naught hit a game high 18 to...

Blake Holman; Spencer Gehring; Drew Kelly

Colfax zaps LRS; takes thumping at Spangle

Colfax boys roared during the second half Saturday on their home court to defeat the LRS Broncos literately in the final second of the game, 50-49. After the home win over the Broncos, the Bulldogs...

Perry Imler; Dakota Killian

Colfax girls endure glum week to end league round

Colfax girls sustained two big defeats this week to finish up the first round of league action with a 2-3 record. The Bulldogs were crunched 64-31 Saturday in a home game with the LRS Broncos, and...

 By Garth Meyer    Sports    January 16, 2020
Julie Baljo

1B girls basketball: Eagles girls go after goals

In a makeup game from last Friday's snow-out, Colton played at home Monday against St. John/Endicott/LaCrosse and picked up another league win, 76-44. Rylee Vining led with 19 points while Josie...

Braeden Rogers; Caden Noha; Kolby Slate; Trentin Ensley

Noha adds win at LRS

Caden Noha picked up another win in the 195-pound class at Saturday's tournament hosted by the Broncos at Ritzville. Other placers for the Bulldogs were Kolby Slate, second in the 160 class; Braeden...

 By Garth Meyer    Sports    January 16, 2020

1B boys basketball:

Gar/Pal-Oakesdale 2020 begins Friday night at Oakesdale, the first meeting of the two teams which last year added a chapter to Whitman County basketball lore, in three games, the first two won by Gar/Pal and the third, for the district championship,...


T-wolves, UC Academy split at Rosalia gym

Tekoa/Rosalia teams host Upper Columbia Academy Tuesday in the Rosalia gym and booked a split. The TR boys took a win in a game which burned up the scorebook. Final score was 95-83 for the hosts. Riley McClain hit 38 points to lead the T-wolves in...

Caden Noha; Payton Clarke

Noha adds another mat win at Cheney meet

Caden Noha rolled through the 195-point class at Cheney's Blackhawk Invitational Saturday with a 4-0 mark. Noha downed his first three foes with first-round pins, and then defeated Sam Walker of Mead...

Perry Imler

Colfax girls face tough LRS team in league clash

Colfax girls will face a challenge on the home court Friday when the LRS Broncos arrive with a 7-4 record posted after the weekend. Included in that mark is a 59-46 win Saturday over the Reardan team...

Hunter Claassen; Aiden Keifer

Broncos will bring tough test

Lind/Ritzville/Sprague can be expected to bring a tough test to Colfax Friday for another round of NE-South league play. The Broncos Saturday tagged a 12-point win over the Reardan team which edged...

 By Garth Meyer    Sports    January 9, 2020
Ryan Henning

Colfax wins at Oakesdale, 68-61

On a quiet Christmas break evening Jan. 2 at the Oakesdale gym, Colfax held off the previously unbeaten Nighthawks in a 1B/2B county showdown. John Lustig, sophomore guard for Colfax, led all scorers...


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