KALAMA — The Mountaineers, matched up against the two-time defending state champion Chinooks on their home turf, came up well short of a win here on Friday.
Going into this season, runners on Yelm High School’s boys cross country team considered the possibility of this being the best team in the school’s history, and it’s quite likely they just proved that prediction.
TENINO — As the old cliche tells us, it’s always difficult to defeat a quality team three times in a row. On Saturday the Beavers proved that while that adage is certainly true, securing the vaunted trifecta of victories is by no means impossible.
FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS EDITION: With Sports Editor Matt Baide out of the office, Jordan Nailon, Luke Kilgore and Aaron VanTuyl discuss the prep football crossover round, what happens at the state seeding committee meeting, and weekend plans.
TENINO — The Beavers brought a blue collar mentality to the blacktop pitch here on Thursday night as they defeated Castle Rock 4-0 in the District IV 1A girls soccer semifinals.
Rainier girls cross country finished fifth as a team and will take seven runners to the state tournament following the District IV 2B Championships cross country race in Onalaska on Saturday.
The Tornados will make a return to state competition this weekend after clinching a fourth-place finish Saturday, Nov. 2, at the West Central Districts Cross Country Championships at Chambers Bay.
The Yelm Tornados (6-1, SSC) will host the Edmonds-Woodway Warriors (5-1, WESCO) Friday, Nov. 8, for the first district playoff game. Kickoff is at 7 p.m.
Yelm bested the Timberline Blazers 35-30 Thursday night without a single completed pass, securing a Week Nine win for the South Sound Conference runner-ups at Fouts Field.