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Monte golfers top Elma

Eagles volleyball team tops Black Hills

Elma’s Tysen Richardson (5) breaks a tackle on a touchdown run in the first half of Elma’s 63-14 victory over Rochester on Friday at Rochester High School. (Photo by Sue Michalak Budsberg)

Prep Football Roundup: Elma rolls Rochester on the road

Also: Montesano blasts Shelton; Ocosta hammers Toutle Lake

Elma’s Tysen Richardson (5) breaks a tackle on a touchdown run in the first half of Elma’s 63-14 victory over Rochester on Friday at Rochester High School. (Photo by Sue Michalak Budsberg)
Aberdeen’s Aaliyah Huila (10) returns the ball over the net Montesano during a game at Montesano High School on Wednesday. (Hasani Grayson | Grays Harbor News Group)

Montesano battles, falls to King’s Way

Montesano is seeing much success this year with tournament, win over Aberdeen

Aberdeen’s Aaliyah Huila (10) returns the ball over the net Montesano during a game at Montesano High School on Wednesday. (Hasani Grayson | Grays Harbor News Group)
Hasani Grayson | Grays Harbor News Group                                Montesano’s Brent Hollatz (11) sacks Aberdeen quarterback Cody Bemis (10) in the first quarter on Friday at Jack Rottle Field in Montesano.

Montesano opens season with rout of Aberdeen

Montesano couldn’t be stopped and Aberdeen couldn’t get the offense going as…

Hasani Grayson | Grays Harbor News Group                                Montesano’s Brent Hollatz (11) sacks Aberdeen quarterback Cody Bemis (10) in the first quarter on Friday at Jack Rottle Field in Montesano.
Montesano midfielder Brooke Streeter, left, scores the game-winning goal against Cashmere on Saturday at the Cashmere Soccer Field. (Photo by Shawn Donnelly)

Prep Roundup: Montesano girls soccer opens season with comeback victory

Ayres leads Bulldogs with goal, assist; Streeter scores game-winner

Montesano midfielder Brooke Streeter, left, scores the game-winning goal against Cashmere on Saturday at the Cashmere Soccer Field. (Photo by Shawn Donnelly)
Elma’s Brady Shriver runs for a 57-yard touchdown during Friday’s game against King’s Way Christian in Elma. (Photo by Sue Michalak Budsberg)

Prep Football Roundup: Elma’s O’Farrill leads the way

UPDATE: Added information on Ocosta victory over La Conner Elma picked up…

Elma’s Brady Shriver runs for a 57-yard touchdown during Friday’s game against King’s Way Christian in Elma. (Photo by Sue Michalak Budsberg)
Montesano’s Brent Hollatz (11) sacks Aberdeen quarterback Cody Bemis (10) in the first quarter on Friday at Jack Rottle Field in Montesano. (Hasani Grayson | Grays Harbor News Group)

Montesano opens season with rout of Aberdeen

Montesano couldn’t be stopped and Aberdeen couldn’t get the offense going as…

Montesano’s Brent Hollatz (11) sacks Aberdeen quarterback Cody Bemis (10) in the first quarter on Friday at Jack Rottle Field in Montesano. (Hasani Grayson | Grays Harbor News Group)
Photos by Louis Krauss | Grays Harbor News Group                                The author’s mother, Fern Shen, crosses the bridge at Shadow Lake in Banff National Park.

Hiking at Banff National Park reveals jaw-dropping scenery

With glaciers draped over towering mountains, meadows teeming with wildflowers and an…

Photos by Louis Krauss | Grays Harbor News Group                                The author’s mother, Fern Shen, crosses the bridge at Shadow Lake in Banff National Park.
Photo courtesy World of Outlaws                                Daryn Pittman celebrates his World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series victory Monday night in Elma.

Pittman has to work hard for Labor Day win in Elma

With a dominating performance Monday night at Grays Harbor Raceway, Daryn Pittman earned his 84th career World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series victory — tying his idol Stevie Smith on the all-time wins list.

  • Sep 5th, 2019
Photo courtesy World of Outlaws                                Daryn Pittman celebrates his World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series victory Monday night in Elma.
Montesano’s Trace Ridgway tries to break the tackle of Hoquiam’s Malaki Eaton at the Jamboree on Friday. (Hasani Grayson | Grays Harbor News Group)

High school football openers are Friday: Here are pictures from last week’s preps football Jamboree

The high school football season begins Friday and Elma, Montesano and other…

  • Sep 4th, 2019
Montesano’s Trace Ridgway tries to break the tackle of Hoquiam’s Malaki Eaton at the Jamboree on Friday. (Hasani Grayson | Grays Harbor News Group)
Sweatman, Fritts, Evans and Simpson win feature race

Sweatman, Fritts, Evans and Simpson win feature race

The 3/8-mile banked clay oval of Grays Harbor Raceway was ready and…

  • Aug 28th, 2019
Sweatman, Fritts, Evans and Simpson win feature race
Take a Hack Against ALS Tournament chairman Harry Carthum, right, and Highland Golf Course Pro Ronnie Espedal auction off a putter at the conclusion of the charity golf tournament at Highland Golf Course on Saturday. (Hasani Grayson | Grays Harbor News Group)

Take a Hack Against ALS golf tournament raises $15K

Highland Golf Course charity event surpasses fundraising goal

Take a Hack Against ALS Tournament chairman Harry Carthum, right, and Highland Golf Course Pro Ronnie Espedal auction off a putter at the conclusion of the charity golf tournament at Highland Golf Course on Saturday. (Hasani Grayson | Grays Harbor News Group)

Saturday night’s racing results

Saturday saw the finale for the Interstate Sprint Car Series Week of…

  • Aug 22nd, 2019

Rollin’ down the racetrack

Rolling Thunder Big Rigs highlight busy two nights at Grays Harbor Raceway

  • Aug 22nd, 2019
Grays Harbor Junior Golf’s Makenzie Hart holds up her bronze medal after taking third in the Drive, Chip & Putt competition on Aug. 5. Hart’s third-place finish was helped by her sinking a 6-foot putt. (Submitted Photo)

Local junior golfer Mackenzie Hart places 8th at Drive, Pitch and Putt subregionals

Highlighted by a third-place finish in the putting competition, Grays Harbor Junior…

Grays Harbor Junior Golf’s Makenzie Hart holds up her bronze medal after taking third in the Drive, Chip & Putt competition on Aug. 5. Hart’s third-place finish was helped by her sinking a 6-foot putt. (Submitted Photo)
Austin Kerrigan drives his AK47 street stock racecar to victory in the 50 lap Iron Man feature race on Saturday at Grays Harbor Raceway in Elma. (Photo by AR Racing Videos)

Aberdeen’s Kerrigan wins 50 lap Iron Man race

West Jr. and Briggs Jr. also victorious in fair races

  • Aug 14th, 2019
Austin Kerrigan drives his AK47 street stock racecar to victory in the 50 lap Iron Man feature race on Saturday at Grays Harbor Raceway in Elma. (Photo by AR Racing Videos)

Going the Rounds: The debate for equal treatment of women’s sports marches on

By Rick Anderson For the Grays Harbor News Group Bill Laimbeer, the…

  • Aug 13th, 2019
Team Evolution’s JaBron Brooks hurls a shot put during the 13-14 year-old boys competition at the USATF Junior Olympic National Championships in Sacramento, Calif. (Submitted Photo)

Gold medals elude Team Evolution

Streak of fielding a gold medalist at Junior Olympic championships ends at nine for local club

Team Evolution’s JaBron Brooks hurls a shot put during the 13-14 year-old boys competition at the USATF Junior Olympic National Championships in Sacramento, Calif. (Submitted Photo)

Grays Harbor College hires new Athletic Director

Former Gillette College Athletic Director Will Rider pegged to helm Chokers athletics

Rich and Denise Walker survey Oaksridge Golf Course as golfers start their round on July 27. (Hasani Grayson | Grays Harbor News Group)

Longtime owners reflect after sale of Oaksridge course

After golf course sold to the Chehalis Tribe, Walkers moving on with life after 38-year ownership

Rich and Denise Walker survey Oaksridge Golf Course as golfers start their round on July 27. (Hasani Grayson | Grays Harbor News Group)