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Nate Akesson

Bulldogs baseball finally gets into action

Second-year coach Scotty Parrish this week said the late snow which put a dent in the start of baseball means a lot of things still need to be sorted out for the season's campaign. Players have been...

 

Young Colfax softball team rallies for win in late opener

Colfax softball team stacked a 19-9 win over Pullman in the late season opener Monday at the cleared-off Valley playing fields in Pullman. Freshman Jorga Koerner started on the mound for Colfax, and Justice Brown, also a freshman, relieved her in...

 
 By Garth Meyer    Sports    March 21, 2019

All starters return for Colton softball year

Everyone is back. Many are seniors and they finished out of the placing last year at state in Yakima. The Colton girls softball team returns for another spring guided by 13th year coach Brad Nilson, looking to push the result from 2018. “Got to...

 

Six seniors awarded honors at boys' hoop banquet

Final chapter of Colfax hoops for the boys team ended Monday with six seniors at the head table. The senior crew played a big role in the year's campaign which saw the Bulldogs take the NE-south title...

 

Colfax wrestlers wrap season with pizza, awards

Colfax wrestlers, who logged a sixth-place finish in the all lB division of the state mat classic at Tacoma, wrapped up their season with a family team pizza feed Tuesday in the CHS cafeteria. The...

 

Bulldog track competitors fight off winter blues

Colfax Track Coach Jason Cooper and his coaching crew this year find themselves surrounded by a lot of talent and also by a lot of snow. The team, which has had one outdoor practice so far this year,...

 
 By Garth Meyer    Sports    March 7, 2019
Taylor Thomas

Colton girls take tenth state title

Not a word was said during the shootaround before the second half. The Colton girls were down 31-15 to Pomeroy in the 1B state championship game at Spokane Arena. The mission was set, the four senior...

 
 By Garth Meyer    Sports    March 7, 2019
Wesley Castanon

Oakesdale finishes sixth in state

Their first opponent was drifting snow. Their second was Tulalip Heritage, which Oakesdale beat in a first round elimination game at Spokane Arena on their way to a four-game run at state, finishing s...

 
 By Garth Meyer    Sports    March 7, 2019
Blake Jones

Gar/Pal eliminated in first round

A shifting lineup and a late push by Garfield/Palouse to re-take the lead – coming from 10 points down – ended in a 54-51 loss to Naselle, eliminating the Vikings in the first round at state at...

 

Colton girls hunt for 10th title

The Colton girls met the Concordia Christian Hawks in Spokane Valley Saturday evening and led 17-10 at the end of the first quarter. It went from there, Colton and its stable of three-year starters, defending state 1B champions, on the road back to...

 

Lopez Island team no problem for Gar/Pal boys

It opened with Van Halen's “Panama” before the tip and Garfield/Palouse pressed. Ely Hawkins denied a Lopez Island shot under the basket for no foul. Blake Jones scored on a long drive and it was quickly 11-2 Vikings. Another Blake Jones steal...

 
Kieron Anderson

Oakesdale outlasts Concordia Christian

It started tight and loud. Concordia Christian led 13-11 at the end of the first quarter after Matt Hockett got the ball stolen from him, stole it back and drew a foul. On Saturday night, Feb. 23, in...

 

Druffel signs as preferred football walk-on at Idaho

Parker Druffel of Colton signed with the University of Idaho football program Feb. 6 as a preferred walk-on for next year. Druffel, a two-year starter at quarterback, threw for 2,444 yards and 30 touchdowns in his senior season last fall. He rushed...

 
Kit Hockett

1B regionals: Three county teams on to state

The Oakesdale and Garfield/Palouse boys and Colton girls will all play at the state 1B tournament at Spokane Arena this week. At regionals Feb. 23 at West Valley High School in Spokane Valley, the...

 
Augie Allenbach

Bulldog wrestlers compete at Mat Classic

Colfax Bulldog wrestlers rolled up 101 points to place sixth in the all-B division at the state Mat Classic at Tacoma Feb. 15-16. Senior Augie Allenbach topped the team effort with a third-place...

 

Colfax wrestlers take sixth-place in state all-B tourney at Tacoma Dome

Colfax wrestlers placed sixth Saturday in the State Mat Classic at the Tacoma Dome with 101 points in the all-B division. Tonasket topped the Bs with 348 points, and Reardan, a team Colfax topped in the Pomeroy sub-regional, placed one notch ahead of...

 
Kierstyn York

Gorillas stop Colfax girls to claim last NE ticket

Davenport's Gorillas, a team which had eight veterans back from the group which was topped by Colfax in last year's state 2B title game, pegged a solid 55-36 win over Colfax Saturday at West Valley...

 
Jon Denny and Carson Cloaninger

Lancers upset Bulldogs to claim last NE ticket

The Colfax boys basketball season came to a decisive end Saturday when Liberty's Lancers stopped the Bulldogs in the last chance game for the NE district's third and last ticket to the state regional...

 

Southeast 1B league/district tournament: Oakesdale takes Vikings in title game

Oakesdale did it. After a 24-hour delay and canceled school due to snow, on Thursday night, Feb. 14, with snow piles on the streets leading to the Colfax gym, the Nighthawks and Garfield/Palouse...

 
The 2019 Southeast 1B/District Nine champions

Wildcats seeded no. 1 in state/regionals: Colton outlasts Pomeroy for district title

Nervous moments made no appearance in two regular season games between the Colton girls and Pomeroy. They arrived, however fleeting, on the night of the district championship game, as the Pirates cut...

 

Oakesdale, Gar/Pal boys to regionals

The Oakesdale and Garfield/Palouse boys advance to regionals this weekend, both playing at West Valley High School in Spokane. They are now one win away from the state brackets at Spokane Arena. On Saturday at 10 a.m., no. 9-seeded Garfield/Palouse...

 

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