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 By Roger Harnack    Sports 

Broncos wrestling competes at Liberty mix-and-match

SPANGLE - The Lind-Ritzville/Sprague wrestling team hit the mats Thursday, Jan. 13, at Liberty High School for league matches. Xander McPartlen, Gabe Smith and Johnny Ryan were the... — Updated 1/18/2022

 By Dale Anderson    Sports 

And the winner is…

The awards for outstanding players in the NCAA divisions have been announced. The FBS winners are told prior to the bowl games in early December. The FCS awards are announced the... — Updated 1/18/2022

 By Rod Larse    Sports 

More basketball games postponed than played

RITZVILLE – The Lind-Ritzville/Sprague boys basketball game Jan. 4 against Northwest Christian (Colbert) is postponed due to positive COVID-19 tests in the local program. The girls game against the Crusaders is also postponed.... — Updated 1/18/2022

 By Roger Harnack    Sports 

Broncos host wrestling in Gilson Gym

RITZVILLE - Freezing fog and coronavirus issues kept away many Bronco Invite teams, but didn't shutter wrestling completely Saturday, Jan. 15. Kettle Falls, Liberty (Spangle),... — Updated 1/18/2022

 By The Journal    Sports

Ritzville's Bronco Basketball Digest

RITZVILLE – The Lind-Ritzville/Sprague boys’ basketball game with Columbia (Burbank) was cancelled Wednesday, December 29, due to a couple of positive COVID tests in the LRS program. According to Athletic Director Greg... — Updated 1/4/2022

 By Dale Anderson    Sports


I had some great ideas for a column this week which was a carryover from last week but because of some unforeseen circumstances didn’t get written last week. Now that it is a... — Updated 1/4/2022


Sports Briefs

Bronco girls top Riverside DEER PARK – The Lind-Ritzville/Sprague Bronco girls got their first win of the season Tuesday, Dec. 21, beating the Riverside (Chattaroy) Rams, 43-24, in the Stag Classic Tournament. Zoe Galbreath... — Updated 12/29/2021

 By The Journal    Sports

Sturgeon fishing to open Jan. 1

OLYMPIA – The white sturgeon fishery opens Jan. 1 for some the lower Columbia River. Fishing for legal-size white sturgeon opens New Year’s Day in Bonneville Pool between Bonneville and The Dalles dams, The Dalles Pool between... — Updated 12/22/2021


Team of the Month

Ritzville Les Schwab Manager Mitch Fode, center, presents a trophy and $100 gift card to the Lind-Ritzville/Sprague Broncos football team for being named October Team of the Month.... — Updated 12/22/2021

 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Urban Renewal

For those folks that follow football in the college and professional arenas I’m sure that you heard about the firing of Jacksonville Jaguar head coach Urban Meyer. His less than... — Updated 12/22/2021

 By The Journal    Sports

Bronco boys win two

RITZVILLE – The Lind-Ritzville/Sprague boys basketball team won two more games last week, improving to 4-2 on the season. Meanwhile, the girls basketball team is still looking for its first win. Both teams hosted Reardan on... — Updated 12/22/2021

 By Roger Harnack    Sports

Shaver wins bronze

SPANGLE – Two Lind-Ritzville wrestlers earned a total of 10 team points Saturday at the Brice Williams Invitational at Liberty High School, with one grappler bringing home... — Updated 12/16/2021

 By Dale Anderson    Sports

It's still early

I know a few people that are worried about the Gonzaga basketball team because it has lost two games early in the season and really struggled against a couple of lesser foes. Sure,... — Updated 12/16/2021

 By The Journal    Sports

Bronco Basketball Digest

RITZVILLE – Lind-Ritzville/Sprague varsity basketball teams hosted Medical Lake Tuesday, December 7. The boys’ varsity team posted a win over the Cardinals 77-73. Chase Galbreath scored 23 points; Jayce Kelly had 18 in the... — Updated 12/16/2021


Football player awards presented

 — Updated 12/16/2021

 By Rod Larse    Sports

Wrestlers ranked in preseason

RITZVILLE – Three Lind-Ritzville/Sprague wrestlers have been picked in the Top 15 pre-season rankings in their respective weight classes. Junior Johnny Ryan is ranked No. 2 in... — Updated 12/8/2021

 By Rod Larse    Sports

Broncos hoops teams lose to Tri-Cities Prep

RITZVILLE – The Lind-Ritzville/Sprague boys (0-1) and girls (0-2) basketball teams both fell to Tri-Cities Prep on Tuesday, Nov. 30. The Bronco boys lost to the Jaguars, 57-54. Chase Galbreath had 18 points and J.T. Kelly had 14... — Updated 12/8/2021

 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Falling into winter

Fall sports have concluded with the football state championships determined last weekend. So let’s go back and give credit to our local teams. The girls’ volleyball team... — Updated 12/8/2021

 By Roger Harnack    Sports

Quilcene eliminates Odessa, 36-12

MOSES LAKE –The Odessa Tigers run at a state 1B football title ended Saturday, upended by the Quilcene Rangers. The Rangers won the state semifinal game, 36-12, to advance to the... — Updated 12/3/2021

 By Dale Anderson    Sports

That really did happen

To say the least it was an amazing weekend. No, I didn’t do any Christmas shopping because I don’t want to start something I can’t pay for. No, the sports world gods decided... — Updated 11/30/2021

 By The Journal    Sports

New restrictions for hunters follow wasting disease outbreak

SPOKANE – State game worried about chronic wasting disease in deer, elk, moose and caribou have implemented restrictions on hunters bringing meet into the state. Washington residents hunting in Idaho and Manitoba may only bring... — Updated 11/30/2021

 By Rod Larse    Sports

Broncos named to All-Opponent teams

RITZVILLE – Nine Lind-Ritzville/Sprague football players received NE 2B All-Opponent honors for the 2021 season. Six of the players were recognized for play on both offense and defense. Freshmen Brody Boness hit the trifecta,... — Updated 11/30/2021

 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Picking winners or not

On Sunday I was sort of watching a NFL game that had been long decided when the network switched over to a more competitive game which was actually in the early stages of overtime.... — Updated 11/24/2021

 By Rod Larse    Sports

Loggers eliminate Broncos, 54-15

SPOKANE – The Lind-Ritzville/Sprague Broncos football season ended Saturday afternoon, Nov. 20, with a 54-15 loss to the Onalaska Loggers at Gonzaga Preparatory School. "They... — Updated 11/24/2021

 By Rod Larse    Sports

Broncos exit volley ball playoffs

YAKIMA - The playoff run for the Lind-Ritzville/Sprague/Washtucna girls volleyball team ended Friday morning, Nov. 12, with a 3-1 loss to No. 11 seed Adna. The Broncos won the... — Updated 11/17/2021


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