Tri-Cities Sports Wrap Up Week of April 23

Mid-Columbia honor roll


Mid-Columbia honor roll


Roundup: Richland boys sweep Moses Lake, Wenatchee

Colton Casillas (200, 400 meters) and Tyler Noland (1,600, 3,200) were double winners for the Richland boys as they swept Moses Lake and host Wenatchee at a CBL 4A meet. Moses Lake's Tad Harman won the discus with an area-best throw of 157 feet, 6 inches.

Mid-Columbia honor roll


Notebook: Bombers hurdling among area's best

A glance through the latest Mid-Columbia honor roll shows a bevy of Richland athletes among the area's hurdling best.

Roundup: Ki-Be boys, girls sweep meet

CONNELL -- The Kiona-Benton boys and girls each swept their meets in Connell on Tuesday.

Mid-Columbia honor roll


Roundup: Lind, Macias lead Hermiston to Kiwanis win

HERMISTON -- Hermiston's boys and girls rolled to team titles at their own event, the Kiwanis Invitational on Saturday at Hermiston High School.

Roundup: Riverside, Sherman County shine at River's Edge Invite

UMATILLA -- The Riverside boys and the Sherman County girls won the team titles at the River's Edge Invite on Friday in Umatilla.

Big meets await in second half

With the Pasco Invite in the rear-view mirror, most area track teams welcomed WASL week as a chance to rest athletes and prepare for the second half of the season leading up to districts, regionals and state.

A happy ending for Richland jumper

Normally, a fourth-place finish at the Pasco Invitational would be enough to bring a smile to an athlete's face.

Barbosa sets record in 1,600 (w/ videos)

Nectaly Barbosa came to Saturday's 46th annual Pasco Invitational with modest goals.

Prosser builds program into Invite champion

Yes, Nectaly Barbosa was his usual superlative self at Saturday's Pasco Invite, capturing Outstanding Male Athlete honors.

Mid-Columbia honor roll

Through April 14, 2007

Roundup: Richland takes 2 from Moses Lake

Kiona-Benton's Emily Blizard swept the 100, 200 and 400 meters to lead the Bears to a fourth-place finish in the girls team standings at the Ron Vanderholm Invitational in Royal City.

Pasco Invite: On the clock

Ki-Be sophomore Whitney Leavitt is just one of several favorites to take home the clock plaque awarded to the Invite's Most Outstanding Athletes.

Pasco Invite predictions

Here are my predictions for the Pasco Invitational, based on confirmed entries as of Friday morning.

Invite notebook: Fewer schools, athletes this year

There are 107 schools and 1,375 athletes taking part in the Pasco Invite this season -- down five schools and more than 200 athletes from a year ago.

Pasco Invite: What to watch

The action will be fast and furious at Edgar Brown. Here's a guide to some of today's top events:

Lessons Learned

BENTON CITY -- As a freshman a year ago, Whitney Leavitt anticipated her first appearance at the Pasco Invitational like a trip to the dentist for a root canal.

Mid-Columbia track honor roll

Through April 12, 2007

Roundup: Richland rests, still sweeps 4A meet in Yakima

Despite resting several standouts in anticipation of Saturday's 46th annual Pasco Invitational, Richland's boys and girls swept a pair of duals at a four-team CBL 4A meet at Yakima's Zaepfel Stadium, beating host Eisenhower and Pasco.

Notebook: Pasco's Anyiri gets another year

Pasco junior Josephine Anyiri got some welcome news just before the start of track season.

Roundup: Connell boys, girls cruise to victories at Royal meet

ROYAL CITY -- Cash Brown won the 100 for Connell in 11.2 seconds, just ahead of teammate Brandon Heinen as the Eagles boys and girls cruised to victories in a meet Tuesday in Royal City.

Mid-Columbia track honor roll


Roundup: Richland's McKeirnan wins 4 events at Davis Invite

YAKIMA -- Richland's Kayla McKeirnan won four events at the Davis Invite, highlighted by a sub-minute 400 meters at 59.45 seconds.

Roundup: Hanford's Brockman shines at relay meet

Hanford senior Keefe Brockman was named Boys Outstanding Athlete at Saturday's Southridge Relays after posting the best marks in the long, triple and high jumps.

Mid-Columbia track honor roll - April 1 update

Through April 1, 2007

Roundup: Lind, Coombs post 2 wins for Hermiston at Grandview Invite

GRANDVIEW -- Kersee Lind (110H, high jump) and Michelle Coombs (triple jump, javelin) were double winners for Hermiston as the Bulldogs romped to the combined team title Friday at the Grandview Invitational.

Roundup: Richland boys, girls sweep Fran Rish meet

The Richland boys and girls swept a four-team nonleague meet at Fran Rish Stadium with Hanford, Kamiakin and Pasco.

Roundup: Moses Lake's Wafer wins 200, 400 at Wenatchee meet

Mid-Columbia track honor roll

Roundup: Ki-Be's Leavitt runs 12.1 in girls 100

2007 Mid-Columbia track honor roll

Roundup: Richland girls dominate Ram Relay

Roundup: Walla Walla boys outrun Hermiston for Bucks Track Classic title

Walla Walla Valley Academy's Opara wins 100 in Clarkston

Good times on the track

Roundup: Richland, Ike play host to jamborees

Lind's double leads Hermiston to time tril win

Prosser football stars run quickly on Art Fiker track

Record-breaking day at Star Track (w/ video highlights)