Until you attend a major cross country event like the 1A Trico League championships, you can’t fully appreciate and understand the passion long-distance runners have for their sport. That passion also flows from their coaches and parents in the form of encouragement as the runner make their way around a 5-kilometer course that may be flat and fast on a perfect day for running, or hilly and grueling on a day the rain is as relentless as each runner’s commitment to finish.
Columbia’s girls basketball team made its record 6-2 last week thanks to three wins in three days.
Columbia’s girls varsity basketball team rode a fast start last Thursday to a 54-34 1A Trico League victory over visiting Castle Rock.
Three Columbians advanced to weight-class finals last Saturday at the 2014 Bruin Invitational Wrestling Tournament.
Wins were hard to come by for local boys high school basketball teams on the first weekend of the 2014-15 season.
The first weekend of prep girls basketball games is in the books.
At lot of attention in these pages this fall was paid to Columbia High’s boys and girls cross country teams, and rightfully so as the CHS boys, in particular, had their best season since 1996, winning both league and district titles.
No regrets were spoken on the Lyle/Wishram sideline as the last few minutes of last Friday’s WIAA 1B football tournament game wound down.
Klickitat/Glenwood survived elimination last Friday night at the WIAA 1B volleyball tournament thanks to a five-set victory over Provi-dence Classical of Kirkland.
Chants of “On to State” echoed in White Salmon’s Miller Gym last Saturday as Sunnyside Christian and Klickitat/Glenwood clinch-ed the Yakima Valley District’s two berths in the 2014 WIAA 1B Volleyball Champ-ionship.
Columbia High’s boys cross country team left everything they had on the hilly Sun Willows Golf Course last Saturday on its way to an 11th-place finish in the 2014 WIAA 1A Championship in Pasco.
Senior quarterback Tanner Rabinowitz’s unconcealable smile as he crossed the goal line and White Salmon Valley Schools Supt. Jerry Lewis’s jump for joy along the home team’s sideline told everyone at last Friday’s regular-season finale all they needed to know.
Now that’s an encore. Following on the heels of its first Trico League championship since 1996, Columbia High’s boys cross country team hoisted its first South-west District first-place trophy since 1996, following the 1A meet last Saturday on the Lewis River Golf Course in Woodland.
On a rainy, dreary Wednesday afternoon in late October, Columbia High’s boys cross country team won the program’s first Trico League championship since 1996.