CENTRALIA — Needing a win to gain entry into the district girls soccer tournament, Aberdeen accomplished that on Thursday.
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MONTESANO — If Montesano’s unbeaten Bulldogs needed additional confidence entering postseason competition, they received a booster shot on Thursday night.
If ESPN covered Twin Harbors football, network executives probably would dub this Rivalry Week. Make that Rivalry Night.
Next Friday will mark the 37th Aberdeen-Hoquiam football game I’ve covered. Since I’m retiring from at least full-time duty in early December, it will likely also be my last.
The end of the regular season is upon us and rivalry games are here to fire us up for the postseason.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Royals clung this October to the well-founded belief they owned the most dominant bullpen in the major leagues. Wednesday night, Madison Bumgarner emerged from the gates of the left field corner at Kauffman Stadium and informed them of their mistake. The best bullpen in baseball, Bumgarner let them know, with no shortage of menace, dangled from his colossal left shoulder. The best bullpen in baseball was him.
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Bailee Bradley couldn’t have asked for a more memorable home finalé to her Hoquiam volleyball career.
CHICAGO — The Chicago Cubs appear on the verge of shocking the baseball world with the hiring of manager Joe Maddon.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The bottom of the second inning Tuesday night lasted 40 pitches, a lifetime in one dugout and a blur in the other. The San Francisco Giants watched a possible coronation devolve into a painful slog. The Kansas City Royals turned an existential fight into a giddy celebration. The crowd at Kaufmann Stadium exalted and waved blue towels and hollered for more, and more they will — everybody will — get.