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 By Dale Anderson    Sports 

Eagle coaches return

Last week the EWU Eagle coaches came to Ritzville for golf and steak dinner hosted by the Ritzville Lions Club. This event has been going on for a long time and we only missed the... — Updated 6/23/2022

 By Olivia Harnack    Sports 

Sprint boats hit Webb's Slough

ST.JOHN – First-time sprint boat racers were among the top competitors Saturday, Jun 18, at Webb's Slough. Jason Perkins of Cheney drover the No. 145 Pour Decision boat to first... — Updated 6/23/2022

 By Roger Harnack    Sports

Combine Derby draws thousands to Lind

LIND – With names like "General Lee," "Let's Go Branden" and "The Bandit," politics were on full-display Saturday along state Highway 21. Dozens of "Trump Country," Trump 2024"... — Updated 6/22/2022


Track awards

Five Lind-Ritzville track athletes received awards during a June 8 banquet. From left, award winners include J.P. McAnally, Coaches Award; Sydney Kinch, Hardest Practice Worker... — Updated 6/22/2022

 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Good news week

There was some good news that we heard last week if you happen to be a Zag fan. Three starters are returning to Spokane to play for the 2022-23 Bulldog team. Yes, Rashir Bolton,... — Updated 6/16/2022

 By Drew Lawson    Sports

Gonzaga baseball coach arrested for DUI in Reardan

REARDAN – Gonzaga head baseball coach Mark Andrew Machtolf was arrested by Reardan Police and booked into Lincoln County Jail on a charge of driving under the influence late Thursday, June 9, according to Reardan Police Chief... — Updated 6/16/2022

 By Drew Lawson    Sports

Gonzaga baseball coach arrested for DUI in Reardan

REARDAN--Gonzaga head baseball coach Mark Andrew Machtolf was arrested by Reardan Police and booked into Lincoln County Jail on a charge of driving under the influence late Thursday... — Updated 6/15/2022

 By The Journal    Sports

WDFW seeks comment on salmon fishing seasons

OLYMPIA – The state Department of Fish and Wildlife is seeking comment on proposed rules for this year’s recreational and commercial salmon fishing seasons. These rules represent the culmination of the annual North of Falcon... — Updated 6/7/2022

 By Dale Anderson    Sports

One step at a time

The class of 2022 has graduated having endured the challenges brought on by C-19 like on-line school and wearing masks at school. There was a lot of experimenting going on at... — Updated 6/7/2022

 By Roger Harnack    Sports

Eagles compete in state track

CHENEY - The St. John-Endicott/LaCrosse Eagles were among the teams competing in the state 1B/2B/1A track and field meet at Eastern Washington University from May 26-28. The St.... — Updated 6/7/2022

 By The Journal    Sports

'Free fishing weekend' set for June 11-12

RITZVILLE — Fishermen won't need a license, vehicle pass or two-pole endorsement this coming weekend if they head to the water. That's because Saturday and Sunday, June 11 and 12, are a "free fishing weekend." The free weekend... — Updated 6/7/2022

 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Thanks for the memories

We finally celebrated the class of 1970’s graduation from RHS this last weekend which could be called the class of 1970 is turning 70. The two year hiatus because of Covid didn... — Updated 6/2/2022

 By Rod Larse    Sports

Bicycle adventurers pause in Ritzville

RITZVILLE – Bicyclists from the Fuller Center, an ecumenical Christian group, had dinner and stayed the night May 27 as guests of the Zion Philadelphia United Church of Christ,... — Updated 6/2/2022

 By Rod Larse    Sports

Two Bronco girls win championships

CHENEY – Two Lind-Ritzville athletes brought home state titles Saturday from the culminating 1B/2B/1A track and field meet at Eastern Washington University. Junior Myra Miller... — Updated 6/2/2022

 By Dale Anderson    Sports

The class of 1970

Okay so maybe you are wondering about the title today and rightly so. This Saturday is the RHS/LRHS alumni banquet. The last banquet was held in 2019 but because of Covid... — Updated 5/26/2022


All-League honors

The Northeast 2B league honored its outstanding girls fastpitch softball players Saturday at the district championship in Spokane. Colfax;s Tracy Imler was named Coach of the Year... — Updated 5/26/2022

 By Rod Larse    Sports

Kinch wins District pole vault

LIBERTY LAKE – Lind-Ritzville senior Sydney Kinch won the girls pole vault at the 2B District 7 Championship, held Friday and Saturday, May 20 and 21, at Ridgeline High School.... — Updated 5/26/2022

 By Rod Larse    Sports

Local athletes headed to state

RITZVILLE – Several Bronco athletes are headed to state competitions in golf, tennis and track this week. Amelia Court and Hunter Dinkins are headed to the state golf tournament in Deer Park on May 24 and 25. Lance Williamson is... — Updated 5/26/2022 Full story

 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Now I'm listening

Last year the NCAA approved student athletes being able to earn money for their name, image and likeness or NIL. I think that a lot of fans thought this was a good idea since... — Updated 5/17/2022

 By Roger Harnack    Sports

Nitro Nationals draw crowd to Vernita area

VERNITA - More than 1,000 hillclimb racing enthusiasts turned out Saturday, May 6-8, for the Washington Nitro Nationals. Port Angeles native Jake "The Animal" Anstett won four... — Updated 5/17/2022

 By Rod Larse    Sports

Broncos softball lose play-in game

RITZVILLE – The hometown Broncos scored 4 runs in the bottom of the 7th and had the tying run at the plate, but it was not enough to knock off the visiting Davenport Gorillas in... — Updated 5/17/2022

 By The Journal    Sports

Sports Briefs

Eagles place in district track RITZVILLE — The St. John-Endicott/LaCrosse Eagles had several athletes among the top competitors in the 1B District 7&9 boys meet Wednesday, May 11. Junior Logan Marconi took second in the 800-meter... — Updated 5/17/2022

 By Rod Larse    Sports

Broncos compete at division championships

RITZVILLE – Lind-Ritzville senior Sydney Kinch took top honors in girls pole vault and long jump May 10 during the Northeast 2B-South division track and field championships here.... — Updated 5/17/2022

 By Rod Larse    Sports

NE2B track championships decided

COLFAX - Both the boys and girls Lind-Ritzville/Sprague/Washtucna track teams finished eighth at the Northeast 2B League Championship on Tuesday, May 3, at Colfax High School. Ten... — Updated 5/10/2022

 By Rod Larse    Sports

Broncos split with Colfax

RITZVILLE – The Lind-Ritzville/Sprague/Washtucna Bronco boys baseball team wrapped up the regular season splitting a doubleheader with the Colfax Bulldogs on Friday, May 6. The... — Updated 5/10/2022


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