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 By Eric Umphrey    Sports    July 22, 2021 

Mariners second half outlook and Draft

The Seattle Mariners are currently in third place in the American League West behind the Houston Astros and Oakland A’s at 50-44 on the season. They are also just three games out of the second wildcard spot. With forty games left against AL West...

 

Professional Bull Riders buck into Kennewick Sept. 10-11

KENNEWICK—For the first time in league history, PBR (Professional Bull Riders) will buck into Kennewick, Wash., welcoming fans to the Toyota Center Sept. 10-11 for the Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour’s PBR Tri-Cities Classic. For two nights only,...

 
 By Eric Umphrey    Sports    July 15, 2021

Overtime Elite League paying salaries to high school players

The NCAA hasn’t had a good year. First, they lost a Supreme Court ruling; then, in a rush to respond to the name, image, and likeness state laws some states had passed, the NCAA quickly pushed out t...

 
 By Eric Umphrey    Sports    July 8, 2021

Jack "Lucky" Lohrke

Jack Lohrke started his minor league baseball career in 1942 at age eighteen when he signed with the San Diego Padres of the Pacific Coast League. After seven games he was sent to Twin Falls, Idaho,...

 
 By Eric Umphrey    Sports    July 1, 2021

Why is July 1 Bobby Bonilla Day?

We’ve all heard stories about professional athletes that have squandered millions in salary and ended up homeless. The following story is not one of those. It is about a great decision made by a...

 
 By Eric Umphrey    Sports    June 24, 2021

Supreme Court decision will change college athletics forever

In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court sided with the plaintiff Shawne Alston against the NCAA. It essentially ruled that the NCAA could not place limits on education-related benefits schools may...

 
 By Eric Umphrey    Sports    June 17, 2021

An interview with Prescott's Athletic Director, Jeff Foertsch

The following is a brief interview with the Prescott School District’s Dean of Students/Athletic Director, Jeff Foertsch. We discussed summer activities, school sports schedules, Esports, and the Prescott School District App, which can be found by...

 
 By Eric Umphrey    Sports    June 10, 2021

DW Girls Basketball Team has rough week

A combination of injuries and graduations have challenged the depth on the team and provided an early look into what the team may look like next year. As a result, the DW Girls basketball team dropped their last three games to Mabton, WWVA and...

 
 By Eric Umphrey    Sports    June 3, 2021

DW Boys pull off dramatic come from behind win 51-41 over WWVA

DAYTON-The game started out with the boys taking advantage of four Walla Walla Valley Academy turnovers in the first quarter to take the early lead in the game. From that point until halftime, it was...

 
 By Eric Umphrey    Sports    June 3, 2021

An interview with Walla Walla Sweets GM Cody Miller

On May 26, 2021, I had a chance to interview Cody Miller, the general manager of the Walla Walla Sweets Baseball team. In three years, this WSU graduate from Twinsburg Ohio, rose through the ranks to...

 
 By Eric Umphrey    Sports    May 27, 2021

DW Girls Basketball Team start season 1-2

DAYTON-The DW girls basketball team opened their season with a 50-46 overtime win against Walla Walla Valley Academy. Since then, they have dropped consecutive games against Mabton 67-38 and...

 
 By Eric Umphrey    Sports    May 27, 2021

DW Boys Basketball Team starts season 2-1

DAYTON-With the first week of play complete, the DW boys basketball team started with a 2-1 record on the season with wins on the road over Walla Walla Valley Academy 42-27 and Riverview 54-44. The...

 
 By Eric Umphrey    Sports    May 20, 2021

Mariners drop into third place

Seattle began the week by dropping both games in the Dodgers series and losing the first game of the Cleveland series. This put their losing streak at five games and made it their longest of the season. The first game in Los Angeles was particularly...

 
 By Eric Umphrey    Sports    May 13, 2021

Mariners hang on in second place

The Mariners (18-17) continue to be tied with the Houston Astros for second place in the American League West. It was a disappointing week in which they lost two out of three games to both the Baltimore Orioles and Texas Rangers. In the Orioles...

 

Wolfpack Softball places 4th at League playoff

The DW Wolfpack softball team ended the season in 4th place, a great victory for the young team during the short season. The team played the 1st place team, the Granger Spartans, on Thursday, May 6....

 
 By Eric Umphrey    Sports    May 6, 2021

Mariners in second place in American League West

If the Oakland A’s hadn’t put together a thirteen-game winning streak, the Mariners would still be first place in the AL West. The Mariners are only two games behind the A’s in the standings and would have been only a game back if not for a bad...

 

Game on Saturday, May 1; in Dayton vs TCP

DW Wolfpack softball lost the first game of the double-header against Tri Cities Prep on Saturday, 8-7. In game two the score was tied 4-4 going into the bottom of the 5th. DW scored in the 5th and...

 

Dayton Waitsburg Wolfpack Baseball plays TCP for season final

Wolfpack baseball played Tri Cities Prep for their final game of the short 2021 season. The Wolfpack lost 24-0, but the young team has high hopes for the 2022 season....

 
 By Eric Umphrey    Sports    April 29, 2021

Native American mascots in public Washington State schools banned

Monday, Governor Jay Inslee signed into law House Bill 1356, a ban on public schools in Washington State from “..the inappropriate use of Native American names, symbols, or images as public school mascots, logos, or team names.” The new law will...

 

Wolfpack Baseball embraces weekend losses as learning opportunities

The Wolfpack played against Columbia Burbank on April 24, for a doubleheader game. Game one saw a score of 9-1, with Burbank winning. The team took their first lead of the year into the bottom of the 3rd inning. “For a team solely made up with...

 

DW softball game at Riverview on Saturday, April 24.

The Wolfpack split the softball double-header losing the first game 14- 16 and winning the 2nd game 12-7. In the first game, DW allowed Riverview to score 12 runs in the 1st inning to take a 12-4...

 

DW gets double win against Columbia Burbank, April 17

The DW softball team won both games of a double-header against Columbia Burbank on Saturday, April 17 in Dayton. The Wolfpack won the first game 5-3 in seven innings and won 13-3 in the second game...

 
 By Eric Umphrey    Sports    April 22, 2021

Mariners take the lead in American League West

Being outscored by your opponents for the season, starting pitching’s lack of quality starts, and too much reliance on the bullpen were the reasons I was prepared to list why the Mariners' quick start can’t last. Then the series with the Houston...

 

DW HS 1st softball game at Riverview on April 10th

The Wolfpack won the first game 20-3 in four innings of play and DW won the second game 22-11 in five innings....

 
 By Beka Compton    Sports    April 22, 2021

Athletes recognized at Monday night banquet

WAITSBURG-The DW Wolfpack Fall Athletics banquet honored the volleyball and football athletes on Monday, April 19. The JV volleyball team was recognized first, with coach Karen Huwe announcing that... Full story

 

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