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Grays Harbor Gulls fall to Snohomish, need help to stay out of relegation

Gulls fall 4-1 on Saturday, will remain in WWPL Divison I with Federal Way loss

 

Montesano’s Lindsay Pace flexes after picking up a base hit in the state championship game in May. Pace was named the 1A State Player of the Year on Tuesday. (Photo by Shawn Donnelly)

Pace Setter: Montesano’s Lindsay Pace named State Player of the Year

Bulldogs pitcher leads group of 18 Twin Harbors athletes named to All-State teams

 

Montesano natives Cynthia Crisp (from left), Joe Sackrider and Becki Sackrider pose Tuesday, July 9 outside The Vidette offices in Montesano with their shuffleboard cues and awards. The trio recently returned from Albuquerque, New Mexico, where they placed in the National Senior Games for their age group. (Photo by Michael Lang | Grays Harbor News Group)

Monte natives win National Senior Games awards

Three members of Monte High Class of 1967 return victorious from Albuquerque, New Mexico.

  • Jul 18th, 2019

 

Devon Borden won the 360 Sprint Car race Saturday in Elma. Photo by AR Racing Videos
Devon Borden won the 360 Sprint Car race Saturday in Elma. Photo by AR Racing Videos
Grays Harbor’s Ben Barene, right, congratulates Redmond’s Guillermo Llamas after the final whistle on Saturday in Aberdeen. (Hasani Grayson | Grays Harbor News Group)

Grays Harbor Gulls in tough spot after loss to Redmond

Gulls’ 3-0 loss leads to concerns of relegation entering final games of season

Grays Harbor’s Ben Barene, right, congratulates Redmond’s Guillermo Llamas after the final whistle on Saturday in Aberdeen. (Hasani Grayson | Grays Harbor News Group)
John Griffin (center) tips his cap during a ceremony in his honor July 3 at Nelson Field in Montesano. Griffin was told he’d won Little League Baseball’s 2019 Good Sport award during the ceremony. (Michael Lang | Grays Harbor News Group)

Area teen is Little League Baseball’s Good Sport

Central Park’s John Griffin receives international award

  • Jul 10th, 2019
John Griffin (center) tips his cap during a ceremony in his honor July 3 at Nelson Field in Montesano. Griffin was told he’d won Little League Baseball’s 2019 Good Sport award during the ceremony. (Michael Lang | Grays Harbor News Group)

The Fishing Corner: Long Independance Day weekend rife with fishing opportunities

The Fishing Corner By Larry Dublanko The Fourth of July falling on…

  • Jul 4th, 2019
Grays Harbor Gulls head coach Drew Grannemann, right, leads players in a drill in practice on Tuesday. The Gulls are looking to avoid relegation by picking up points in the final three games of the season. (Hasani Grayson | Grays Harbor News Group)

Grays Harbor Gulls adjusting to first year of relegation in WWPL

Gulls in good shape to stay among league’s elites, but not out of the woods yet

Grays Harbor Gulls head coach Drew Grannemann, right, leads players in a drill in practice on Tuesday. The Gulls are looking to avoid relegation by picking up points in the final three games of the season. (Hasani Grayson | Grays Harbor News Group)
Montesano Little League pitcher Caden Grubb picked up with victory after leading the Bulldogs to a 13-5 victory over Chehalis in the championship round of the 9-11 year old District 3 Tournament on Thursday in Aberdeen. (Ryan Sparks | Grays Harbor News Group)

Grubb’s pitching, plenty of offense have Monte one win from district title

Bulldogs 9-11 Little Leaguers beat Chehalis 13-5 to advance to Friday’s winner-take-all contest

Montesano Little League pitcher Caden Grubb picked up with victory after leading the Bulldogs to a 13-5 victory over Chehalis in the championship round of the 9-11 year old District 3 Tournament on Thursday in Aberdeen. (Ryan Sparks | Grays Harbor News Group)

Going the Rounds: Blowouts are not always what they appear to be

Going the Rounds By Rick Anderson Long before the running-clock mercy rule…

  • Jun 26th, 2019
Driver Zack Simpson, second from right, regularly brings his wife and kids to the track with him on race day. From left: pit crew members Coal Canada and Tyson Henson stand next to Dallas Simpson (wife), Carter Simpson (son), Zack Simpson and Danika Simpson (daughter). (Hasani Grayson | Grays Harbor News Group)

Family remains a big part of racing for Hoquiam’s Zack Simpson

Racing has always been a family affair for Zack Simpson. Simpson grew…

Driver Zack Simpson, second from right, regularly brings his wife and kids to the track with him on race day. From left: pit crew members Coal Canada and Tyson Henson stand next to Dallas Simpson (wife), Carter Simpson (son), Zack Simpson and Danika Simpson (daughter). (Hasani Grayson | Grays Harbor News Group)
University of Washington tight end Mark Bruener plays against Stanford during his college career. The Aberdeen native and 13-year NFL veteran will be inducted into the Pacific Northwest Hall of Fame on July 25. (Photo Courtesy of University of Washington)

Aberdeen’s Bruener to be inducted into Pacific Northwest Hall of Fame

Aberdeen native and local football legend Mark Bruener will have his career…

University of Washington tight end Mark Bruener plays against Stanford during his college career. The Aberdeen native and 13-year NFL veteran will be inducted into the Pacific Northwest Hall of Fame on July 25. (Photo Courtesy of University of Washington)
Pat Lamb, left, Zack Simpson, center, and Ray Jensen all work on the carburetor of Simpson’s street stock race car in between races at Grays Harbor Raceway on June 15. (Hasani Grayson | Grays Harbor News Group)

Juggling Classes: Zack Simpson competes in both modifieds and street stocks at Grays Harbor Raceway

Race day always requires a lot of work, but local race car…

Pat Lamb, left, Zack Simpson, center, and Ray Jensen all work on the carburetor of Simpson’s street stock race car in between races at Grays Harbor Raceway on June 15. (Hasani Grayson | Grays Harbor News Group)
Daryl Brumfield (No. 11) and Scott Fritts (No. 42) battle during Street Stocks racing on Saturday at Grays Harbor Raceway. (Photo courtesy AR Racing Videos)

Cole, Simpson and Kerrigan win feature races

ELMA — The sun was out and shining bright as the Washington…

  • Jun 19th, 2019
Daryl Brumfield (No. 11) and Scott Fritts (No. 42) battle during Street Stocks racing on Saturday at Grays Harbor Raceway. (Photo courtesy AR Racing Videos)

The Fishing Corner: Ocean salmon season just around the corner

By Larry Dublanko The Fishing Corner June means that marine fishing for…

  • Jun 19th, 2019

Elma football boosters to host fundraiser

Golf tournament set for this weekend at Oaksridge.

  • Jun 13th, 2019
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                                Seattle Mariners manager Scott Servais tries to argue with umpire Larry Vanover during a game in 2017 in Kansas City.

Anderson: As far as Mariners managers are concerned, Servais second only to Pinella

Even if the Seattle Mariners continue to slide over the second half…

  • Jun 19th, 2019
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                                Seattle Mariners manager Scott Servais tries to argue with umpire Larry Vanover during a game in 2017 in Kansas City.

Letter of intent signing ceremony

Submitted Photo Elma track and field sprinter Jayla Mason, middle, is flanked…

  • Jun 12th, 2019
Montesano High School golfer Glory Grubb, second from right, is flanked by, from left, Chris Grubb (father), Grays Harbor women’s golf coach Brian Davis, and Kim Gherna (mother) after Grubb signed a National Letter of Intent to compete for Grays Harbor next season. (Submitted Photo)

Glory Hallelujah: Montesano’s Glory Grubb signs to play golf for Grays Harbor College

Submitted Photo Montesano High School golfer Glory Grubb, second from right, is…

  • Jun 12th, 2019
Montesano High School golfer Glory Grubb, second from right, is flanked by, from left, Chris Grubb (father), Grays Harbor women’s golf coach Brian Davis, and Kim Gherna (mother) after Grubb signed a National Letter of Intent to compete for Grays Harbor next season. (Submitted Photo)
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                                Don Briggs Jr. charges down the front stretch during his Outlaw Tuner feature-race victory on Saturday at Grays Harbor Raceway in Elma.

Four classes lead to full night in Elma

Rice, Miller, Smith and Briggs Jr. win feature races

  • Jun 12th, 2019
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                                Don Briggs Jr. charges down the front stretch during his Outlaw Tuner feature-race victory on Saturday at Grays Harbor Raceway in Elma.