YAKIMA, Wash. -- Late in his final season of football at Prosser, senior Thomas Niemeyer was suddenly faced with an unexpected and unwanted choice. Remain at running back — a position he coveted and where he received all his offensive training in high school — or give it up and become a lineman.
NOTE: The Yakima Herald-Republic’s honor roll is a compilation of fall all-league teams involving high schools in the YHR circulation area. All selections were made by coaches.
RENTON, Wash. — The Friday before last week’s game against the 49ers, veteran Seahawks receivers Doug Baldwin and Jermaine Kearse huddled with rookie Tyler Lockett.
SEATTLE — To minimize distractions as the Huskies prepared for today’s Apple Cup game against Washington State, Washington coach Chris Petersen did not make his players available to the media this week.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Three months after Justin Wilson's death at Pocono Raceway, IndyCar is taking steps to reduce crash debris and improve safety.
In life, the large black bear had simply been a nuisance, feasting on enough Cowiche and Tieton fruit during harvest season that orchardists had called out state wildlife officers on several occasions.
Among the newcomers for Yakima Valley men’s and women’s basketball — programs coming off historically bad seasons — are two very familiar names: Devonte Luckett and Savannah Bonny.
Action from the Class 4A state championship soccer match between West Valley and Issaquah on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015, at Sparks Stadium in Puyallup, Wash.
Action from the Class 2A State Football Quarterfinal between Ellensburg and Prosser at Zaepfel Stadium in Yakima, Wash. Saturday, November 21, 2015. Prosser went on to defeat Ellensburg 31 to 0.
Action from the Class 4A state semifinal soccer match between West Valley and Gonzaga Prep on Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, at Sparks Stadium in Puyallup, Wash.
Action from the Class 2B volleyball state championship match on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015, in Yakima, Wash.