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 By Katie Teachout    Sports 

Bronco wrestlers take first, third in league

LIBERTY – Two Broncos competed in the NE 2B League wrestling championships, with Brandon Davis taking first place at 126 pounds, and Gabe Smith finishing third at 220 pounds... — Updated 6/24/2021

 By Katie Teachout    Sports 

Broncos boys basketball finish season with loss to Gorillas

DAVENPORT – The Lind-Ritzville-Sprague Broncos ended their boys basketball season with a 59-45 loss to Davenport during a play-offs game Monday, June 14. "We got off to a good... — Updated 6/24/2021

 By Katie Teachout    Sports 

Broncos take second

RITZVILLE – The Lind-Ritzville-Sprague Broncos took second place in the NE 2B League Basketball Championship when they fell to the Liberty Lancers 46-77, at home Saturday, June... — Updated 6/24/2021

 By Dale Anderson    Sports 

Take a deep breath

Last week was the end of winter sports for the Covid year. A bit bizarre when you look back and remember that football and volleyball were played in February to get athletics... — Updated 6/24/2021

 By Katie Teachout    Sports 

LRS Junior High basketball teams finish undefeated

RITZVILLE – Both the 7th and 8th grade Lind-Ritzville-Sprague boys basketball teams went undefeated this season. The teams, comprised of one 7th grader on the varsity team and a few 8th graders on the junior varsity team, are... — Updated 6/24/2021

 By Katie Teachout    Sports

Bronco girls to face Kettle Falls at home June 17

RITZVILLE - The Lind-Ritzville-Sprague Broncos will face off against Kettle Falls in their second play-off game at home Thursday, June 17. Athletic Director Greg Whitmore said the... — Updated 6/16/2021

 By Katie Teachout    Sports

Senior wrestlers honor parents at last home match

RITZVILLE - Parents of Lind-Ritzville High School senior wrestlers were honored at the last home match of the season in Gilson Gymnasium June 8. The tournament featured teams from... — Updated 6/15/2021

 By Katie Teachout    Sports

Bronco girls host St. George's in play-offs game

RITZVILLE - The Broncos, seeded No. 1, host no. 8-seeded St. George's tonight in the first of three loser-out District Champion play-off games scheduled for this week. Tonight's... — Updated 6/15/2021


Boys end season with loss to Davenport

DAVENPORT - DAVENPORT - The Lind-Ritzville-Sprague Broncos ended their boys basketball season with a 59-45 loss to Davenport during a play-offs game Monday, June 14. The season end... — Updated 6/15/2021

 By Katie Teachout    Sports

Broncos pin their opponents

RITZVILLE – The Broncos hosted a league wrestling tournament with Chewelah, Colfax, Pomeroy, Liberty and Davenport competing Tuesday, June 8. Wrestling for the Broncos was... — Updated 6/15/2021

 By Katie Teachout    Sports

Broncos enter playoffs

RITZVILLE – The girls' basketball team enters this week's play-offs seeded number one, with a home game against St. George's Tuesday, June 15. "We were in a 3-way tie with... — Updated 6/15/2021

 By Roger Harnack    Sports

Mennonite cyclists riding cross-country

TEKOA – A Mennonite cycling group crossing the U.S. to race awareness for climate action rode out of the state on Saturday, June 5, after spending the last several days in... — Updated 6/8/2021

 By Katie Teachout    Sports

Play is up on Ritzville's golf course

RITZVILLE – The municipal golf course is back to regular hours of 8 a.m. to an hour before dusk seven days a week, with three new greens established and ready to golf on. "It will... — Updated 6/8/2021

 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Game Changers

In case you've been in a coma during this C-19 pandemic, you may have missed the announced retirement of North Carolina Coach Roy Williams and just recently Duke Coach Mike Krzyzews... — Updated 6/8/2021

 By Katie Teachout    Sports

Washtucna Pool to open June 12

WASHTUCNA – Adams County Park and Recreation District No. 2 will be opening the Washtucna Pool June 12, according to Park and Recreation District President Codi Titus. Hours will... — Updated 6/8/2021

 By Katie Teachout    Sports

Water Park to open June 16

RITZVILLE – Adams County Park and Recreation District No. 4 announced the Water Park will be opening June 16. Hours this year are different, with the pool open from noon to 8 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, and closed every... — Updated 6/8/2021


Anglers can fish for free June 12-13

OLYMPIA – Anglers across Washington will be able to fish without a license on the state’s lakes, rivers, and marine waters during this year’s annual Free Fishing Weekend June 12 and 13. Residents and non-residents can fish or... — Updated 6/7/2021

 By Katie Teachout    Sports

Varsity ball player runs camp for Little League kids

RITZVILLE – Little League baseball players haven't been able to enjoy baseball games or practices in a while, but they were treated to a free baseball camp last week. Owen... — Updated 6/3/2021

 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Once again

Memorial Day weekend was once very special for this community, not only for remembering those that gave their lives for the freedom of this country, but also remembering those famil... — Updated 6/3/2021

 By Katie Teachout    Sports

Broncos fall to Colton Wildcats

RITZVILLE – The Lind-Ritzville-Sprague ladies lost a home game to Colton by just three points Tuesday, May 25. Grace Fedie hit a three-point shot in the last seconds to close the... — Updated 6/3/2021

 By Katie Teachout    Sports

Broncos wrestle well in Reardan

REARDAN – The Lind-Ritzville-Sprague Broncos traveled to Reardan Thursday, May 27, for a tournament with Garfield-Palouse, Colfax, Liberty (Spangle), Reardan, Davenport and... — Updated 6/3/2021

 By Dale Anderson    Sports

I'm back

I had a text from a friend of mine a couple of weeks ago asking if I had been on vacation. I think that when you are retired you can never really say you are on vacation; you are... — Updated 5/27/2021

 By The Journal    Sports

Sports Briefs

Golfers end season on high note DEER PARK – The Lind Ritzville Sprague golf team ended their season with three golfers qualifying for the regional tournament. Lance Williamson shot 93, Hunter Dinkins 94, and Amelia Court 120.... — Updated 5/27/2021

 By Katie Teachout    Sports

Girls win three, drop one

RITZVILLE – The Bronco girls basketball team is 3-1 after winning three games and losing a close match in Kettle Falls by two points Friday, May 21. The girls had the lead in the... — Updated 5/27/2021

 By Katie Teachout    Sports

Broncos basketball wins four straight

RITZVILLE – The boys' basketball is 4-0 so far with wins against Chewlah, Kettle Falls, Reardan and Northwest Christian. The Broncos beat Kettle Falls 63-45 Friday, May 21, and... — Updated 5/27/2021


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