YAKIMA, Wash. -- With most other sports determining their semifinalists last weekend, softball teams learned who their first-round opponents will be in this week’s state tournaments.

DENVER — Central Washington bounced back from a narrow semifinal loss to claim third place in the men’s division of the USA Rugby College 7s national tournament on Sunday at the University of Denver.

Basketball: The Yakima Valley Sports Authority is hosting the Three Rivers Summer AAU league. The league is for boys and girls in second grade through high school varsity and will be held June 8-30. Games will be played on Monday through Thursday evenings and the cost is $220 per team. The r…

YAKIMA, Wash. -- Jesse Esquivel netted a second-half hat trick to help lead Yakima United past Bellingham 4-0 on Sunday at Marquette Stadium.

YAKIMA — Citing the increasing popularity of the recreation areas in the Yakima River Canyon, officials said a new online system will be available for campsite reservations this summer.

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Carl Edwards was as much relieved as he was excited to win at Charlotte Motor Speedway. After all, joining Joe Gibbs Racing means big expectations that he hadn't met this season before the Coca-Cola 600.

When Pete Orgill stood in the third-base coaching box at Davis Field, which he did for the better part of three decades, he would frequently encourage his players to, "Be a good Pirate."

Action from the championship game of the CWAC district softball tournament, Selah vs. Othello, at Carlon Park on Thursday, May 21, 2015. The game will be rescheduled tomorrow at 4:00 pm due to a flash flood sweeping across the Yakima area. (26 images)

Action from the Highland vs. Liberty Bell soccer match up in the Class 1A state soccer opener in Cowiche, Wash. Tuesday, May 19, 2015. Highland went on to defeat Liberty Bell 4-0. (31 images)