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 By Rod Larse    Sports 

LRS vs Kettle Falls game cancelled

KETTLE FALLS – Last Thursday night’s high school football game between Lind-Ritzville/Sprague and Kettle Falls canceled due to COVID-19 issues at Kettle Falls. “Our kids were disappointed obviously. We were ready to play and... — Updated 9/21/2021

 By Dale Anderson    Sports 

Can't Judge a game…

I like to look through the scores of high school and college football games the following day. It’s kind of interesting to wonder how one team beat another team in what seems to... — Updated 9/21/2021

 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Still remember

So I know September 11th was last Saturday. Since my wife’s birthday is also on the 11th it is very important to not forget. I also have a great niece who was born on September... — Updated 9/16/2021

 By Rod Larse    Sports

Broncos, Tigers unbeaten volleyball invitational

RITZVILLE – The Odessa Tigers and Lind-Ritzville/Sprague Broncos both left the Ritzville Invitational Volleyball tournament on Saturday, Sept. 11, unbeaten. That means they did not play each other, setting up an interesting... — Updated 9/16/2021

 By The Journal    Sports

Official Ritzville Rodeo results

RITZVILLE – Here are the official Pro-West results for the two-day Ritzville Rodeo on Sept. 3-4: Bareback – 1. Tyler Smith of Idaho, $431.52. 2. Ross Dowling of Cheney, $264.48. Saddle bronc – 1. Jesse Kirby of Cheney,... — Updated 9/16/2021

 By Drew Lawson    Sports

Broncos take narrow win

DAVENPORT – The hometown Gorillas marched the ball up and down the field in Friday night's contest against the No. 9 ranked Lind-Ritzville/Sprague Broncos, being stopped from scor... — Updated 9/16/2021

 By Drew Lawson    Sports

Gorillas drop heartbreaker to Lind-Ritzville/Sprague

DAVENPORT--The hometown Gorillas marched the ball up and down the field in Friday night's contest against the No. 9 ranked Lind-Ritzville/Sprague Broncos, being stopped from... — Updated 9/16/2021

 By Rod Larse    Sports

LRS beats Liberty in season opener

RITZVILLE – In a defensive battle, the Lind-Ritzville-Sprague Broncos beat the Liberty Lancers 18-7 on Friday night. "These were two evenly matched teams", said LRS head coach Gre... — Updated 9/9/2021

 By The Journal    Sports

Volleyball season under way

RITZVILLE – The girls high school volleyball season was scheduled to get under way here Tuesday, Sept. 7. The local Lind-Ritzville/Sprague Broncos will host Class 2B perennial powerhouse Colfax. Gametime was 6:30 p.m. in the gym... — Updated 9/9/2021

 By Rod Larse    Sports

Lind-Ritzville hosts football jamboree

RITZVILLE – The LRS Bronco football team got a taste of live action Saturday, August 28, in a football Jamboree against teams from around the region. Under the scrimmage format... — Updated 9/2/2021

 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Football is back

It was a beautiful day for football last Saturday. The Jamboree was back with six teams doing their best to get the kinks out and to see if the timing of the new plays works as... — Updated 9/2/2021


Cross Country practice

Left to Right: Brix Curtis, Caleb Heater, and Elijah Michels practice for the Ritzville High School Cross-Country team.... — Updated 9/2/2021

 By Bill Stevenson    Sports

Deer found dying , testing EHD positive

COLFAX – About 80 dead white-tail deer have been found so far around the city. Public works have picked up the dead deer found in city limits, Police Chief Bruce Blood said last... — Updated 9/2/2021


Sports Briefs

Sen. Schoesler top hunting lawmaker RITZVILLE – Sen. Mark Schoesler, R-Ritzville, has been honored by the Hunters Heritage Council. The group named the 9th Legislative District senator as its Legislator of the Year for 2021.... — Updated 9/2/2021

 By The Journal    Sports

Sports Briefs

Volleyball coaches still needed RITZVILLE – Lind-Ritzville schools were scrambling Monday to find two more volleyball coaches even as the first high school practice was allowed to begin. The high school team was to start... — Updated 8/24/2021

 By Rod Larse    Sports

Water park closes for season

RITZVILLE – The Ritzville Water Park closed for the season Sunday, Aug. 22. Manager Donna Kessler described the season as "hot." She went on to say the park had "pretty... — Updated 8/24/2021

 By Dale Anderson    Sports

I'm ready for fall

If you are anything like me, maybe I should rephrase that. If you are a football fan like me that enjoys the fall because of football then hopefully we can resume a happy lifestyle... — Updated 8/24/2021

 By Rod Larse    Sports

DIGs tournament returns

RITZVILLE – After a year absence, the Ritzville Golf Course was once again the site of the annual Danekas Invitational Golf Tournament on Sunday Aug. 22. More than 50 golfers... — Updated 8/24/2021

 By Dale Anderson    Sports

I don't care

I know that many of you get freaked out when you are out and about and see someone enter a store that you are frequenting and they are not wearing a mask. While others look at... — Updated 8/17/2021


Deer spotted

A deer stands at the base of a cliff at the Revere Wildlife Area south of Lamont on Friday, Aug 13.... — Updated 8/17/2021

 By The Journal    Sports

Access Palouse Falls for free Aug. 25

WASHTUCNA — Visitors and area residents will be able to enjoy Palouse Falls and Lyons Ferry state parks along state Highway 261 without paying a fee Wednesday, Aug. 25. Washington State Parks will open all of its parks for free... — Updated 8/17/2021

 By Roger Harnack    Sports

Two league football teams ranked in Top 10

SPANGLE — Two Northeast 2B league football teams are among the Top 10 being ranked in the state as the season prepares to kickoff. According to’s rankings, The Northeast 2B-North powerhouse Jenkins Cougars... — Updated 8/17/2021

 By Garth Meyer    Sports

Dangerous Curves debuts at Webb's Slough

WEBB'S SLOUGH - A debut is in the making for the next sprint boat races in St. John on Aug. 28. Dangerous Curves is a team of locals, Mike Thomas and Clint O'Keefe, who formed last... — Updated 8/17/2021

 By Drew Lawson    Sports

Preps athletes will see new masking guidelines

DAVENPORT – Masks will still be a part of sports this year, but face covering rules won’t be as restrictive to start the 2021-22 school year. The state Department of Health released new guidelines that mandate masks in some... — Updated 8/17/2021

 By The Journal    Sports

Lind-Ritzville tennis players recognized

RITZVILLE – Lind-Ritzville High School tennis team members were recognized recently for their efforts during an abbreviated season. Hunter Cameron received the Most Improved... — Updated 8/13/2021


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