Sports

Moses Lake faces tall order in Richland

February 24, 2017 at 5:00 am

MOSES LAKE — Moses Lake head coach John Hohman was his usual wisecracking self when asked about Richland’s 7-foot-3 center Riley Sorn. “I think we’re going to start seven guys,” Hohman said. “One gu...

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ACH girls face Republic in the regional game of the 1B state tournament

February 24, 2017 at 5:00 am | Columbia Basin Herald COULEE CITY — The road to the 1B Girls Harwood Classic goes through Republic for the No. 6 Almira/Hartline-Coulee girls. The RPI might be a new process for determining tournament seeding, but the co...

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ACH boys begin tournament run with title game rematch

February 24, 2017 at 5:00 am | Columbia Basin Herald COULEE CITY — Neah Bay ended Almira/Coulee-Hartline’s 25-game winning streak in last year’s 1B boys state championship game. The No. 8 seeded Warriors would love nothing more than to return the favor...

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Moses Lake girls prepare for fourth straight regional game

February 23, 2017 at 5:00 am | Columbia Basin Herald MOSES LAKE — Moses Lake head coach Matt Strophy described his group as energized, but not excitable. Preparing for their fourth straight regional game, the Chiefs have been there before and then som...

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Run ‘n’ gun style part of Warden basketball’s identity

February 23, 2017 at 5:00 am | Columbia Basin Herald In certain circles, they call it rezball. Some call it streetball. Whatever you want to call that transition-based game that forces tempo and turns loose the gunners on the perimeter, it’s as much a ...

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Two Basin athletes recognized by the WIAA

February 22, 2017 at 5:00 am | Columbia Basin Herald Hunter Cruz, a junior from Moses Lake, and J.R. Deglado, a senior from Warden, were recognized as Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) athletes of the week. Cruz pinned his way t...

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Moses Lake 10u Coyotes runner-up in Coeur d’Alene

February 21, 2017 at 5:00 am | Columbia Basin Herald COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho — The Moses Lake 10u Coyotes participated in the Coeur d’Alene Hockey Tournament this past weekend, bringing home a second-place finish. The Coyotes began the tournament pool pl...

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Former Big Bend coach Chris Carlson makes return appearance to DeVries Activity Center

February 21, 2017 at 5:00 am | Columbia Basin Herald I wrote the story when Chris Carlson became the North Idaho College women’s head basketball coach back in 2004. It’s hard to believe it’s been 13 years, but time marches on for those of us that used ...

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Hunter Cruz prevails in 2OT, wins first state title

February 20, 2017 at 5:00 am | Columbia Basin Herald TACOMA — Bracket shakeups, near constant blood timeouts in the semifinals and a championship bout against his good friend. Hunter Cruz overcame it all. The 152-pound junior exorcised his ...

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