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 By Eric Umphrey    Sports    September 23, 2021 

Inside the matchup Seahawks vs. Vikings

Seattle travels to Minnesota this week to play the Vikings. After dropping a very winnable game last week against the Titans, the Seahawks are last place in the NFC West as other teams in their division have won both of their games. It’s a little...

 

Wolfpack vs Scotties game stats

WAITSBURG/DAYTON - After 2 weeks of cancellations due to COVID-19, Dayton Waitsburg Wolfpack Football traveled to Cowiche to take on the Highland High School Scotties. "We are a very young team with t...

 

Wolfpack Football defeats Highland Scotties 34-0

WAITSBURG/DAYTON - After 2 weeks of cancellations due to COVID-19, Dayton Waitsburg Wolfpack Football traveled to Cowiche to take on the Highland High School Scotties. "We are a very young team with t...

 

Wolfpack Volleyball kicks off against River View High

DAYTON/WAITSBURG-Volleyball season is in full swing for the Dayton-Waitsburg Wolfpack ladies. The season kicked off at River View High School, with the Wolfpack narrowly falling against the Panthers....

 

Inside the matchup Seahawks vs. Titans

This week Seattle hosts the Tennessee Titans in their first home game of the season. The early schedule for the Seahawks looks like a typical division one school’s three-game tune-up against junior colleges. Last week, the Seahawks won 28-16...

 

DW Wolfpack practices resume

WAITSBURG/DAYTON-Sports seasons are resuming for Wolfpack athletes, as students return to the classroom for in-person instruction following a COVID-19 outbreak. Middle and high school cheer, and...

 
 By The Times    Sports    September 16, 2021

Wolf Pack Sports Boosters

Please support these businesses who support our student athletes!...

 

Breaking down the Wildcard Race

With about four weeks left in the regular season, the Mariners are still within reach of a playoff spot. Although the Mariners front office claimed that this team could compete for a wild card spot at the beginning of the season, few fans likely...

 

Sports seasons kick off for DW athletes

DAYTON/WAITSBURG-Hut, hut, hike! Fall sports are officially underway from Dayton-Waitsburg Wolfpack athletes. Full rosters for both volleyball and football teams have given athletic officials high...

 

Rollen Stewart "The Rainbow Man"

Rollen Stewart was born in 1944 and grew up in Spokane, Washington. He had a difficult childhood, losing both parents before he was fifteen. As a young adult, he was interested in drag racing and...

 
 By Eric Umphrey    Sports    August 26, 2021

Mariners still in contention

With thirty-six games left to play, the Seattle Mariners find themselves still competing for a playoff spot. Though the Mariners are unlikely to catch the Houston Astros for the division title, they are only three games behind the second wild-card...

 

DockDogs comes to the Walla Walla Fair and Frontier Days

WALLA WALLA-The Walla Walla Fair and Frontier Days added a new specialty act for their 2021 line-up. DockDogs is a dock diving orgnazation offering competitions in this exciting, nationally...

 
 By Eric Umphrey    Sports    August 12, 2021

Brief History of Men's Olympic Basketball

The U.S. Men’s Olympic basketball team won its fourth straight gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics last week. They beat France 87-82 for the gold medal, avenging their opening game loss in pool play. Aside from Kevin Durant team USA didn’t have top...

 
 By Eric Umphrey    Sports    August 5, 2021

Reviewing the Mariners Trade Deadline moves

SEATTLE—As expected, the Mariners made some moves during this year’s trade deadline. Most fans were probably hoping the team would attempt to pick up some players to help during this season’s playoff. Instead, they shuffled the roster around a...

 
 By Eric Umphrey    Sports    July 29, 2021

Mariners have good week as trade deadline looms

After dropping the opening game of the Oakland series in Seattle, the Mariners rebounded with three straight wins by one run to win the series. They also beat the Astros on Monday, coming back from an early seven-run deficit to win 11-8. This...

 
 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...

 

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