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May 16—ELLENSBURG — A strong start and an even better finish carried Prosser to a 51-40 win over previously unbeaten Ellensburg on Saturday. The Mustangs outscored the Bulldogs 8-1 in the first quarter and Halle Wright scored 13 of her game-high 21 points in the fourth quarter to erase a one-point deficit. Prosser's bus left at 7 a.m. for an 11:30 a.m. start after a win at Grandview Friday ...

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May 16—MONMOUTH, Ore. — The Central Washington men's and women's teams both took third place at the GNAC outdoor track and field championships on Saturday. Meagan Smallbeck won the women's hammer with a throw of 175 feet, 8 inches and Andrew Harris won the men's event with a throw of 194-1 with teammate Ethan Tonder finishing second. All three Wildcats met the provisional qualifying standards ...

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May 16—Kara Mickelson has the strength of a distance runner and the speed of a sprinter. And she doesn't want to choose one over the other. Less than an hour after running the state's fifth-fastest time for 800 meters, the Eisenhower junior captured the 200 on a hot Saturday afternoon at the CBBN South track and field district championships hosted by West Valley. Mickelson, who ran the state's ...

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May 16—WACO — Houston Second Baptist 13, Grapevine Faith 0 (5) After rallying for a win in the state semifinal on Friday, the Grapevine Faith softball team needed another come back in the championship game. But this time it didn't happen. Houston Second Baptist pounded out 14 hits, including two home runs, on its way to a run-rule victory over the Lions in the TAPPS Division II state title ...

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San Diego County sheriff's detectives arrested a man on Saturday suspected of stealing precious Native American artifacts from Harrah's Resort Southern California in Valley Center. The suspect, 32-year-old Sonny Hunter, was arrested for burglary, grand theft and possession of stolen property and has been booked at the Vista Detention Facility. Detectives believe Hunter is the man who on ...

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Investigadores de la Universidad Politécnica Federal de Zúrich, en Suiza, han descubierto un importante "punto débil" del virus causante del COVID-19 con el que se puede inhibir su multiplicación y, con ello, abrir el camino al desarrollo de medicamentos antivirales que aprovechen esa debilidad, publicó EFE. Según informó la televisión suiza RTS, el equipo científico, con colaboración de ...

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LOS ANGELES — A brush fire in Pacific Palisades flared up and grew to 750 acres on Saturday, sending a large plume of smoke into the sky that could be seen for miles and triggering the evacuation of some residents in Topanga Canyon, fire officials said. The cause of the fire near Topanga State Park — which ignited around 10 p.m. on Friday — is still under investigation, the Los Angeles Fire ...

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May 16—U.S. District Judge John E. Jones III is ending his nearly 19-year judicial career to serve his alma mater. Jones, chief judge of the U.S. Middle District Court of Pennsylvania, announced Friday that he will become interim president of Dickinson College. He is expected to serve a two-year term, replacing Margee M. Ensign, who Friday announced her resignation as Dickinson College ...

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May 16—Lisa Racosky thought she found the ideal home 25 years ago in Hazleton's Birch Knoll development. Her home at 175 Birch Knoll Drive is at the southern end of the development, where residents relied for years on a wooded area to shield their houses from wind and pooling storm water, as well as noise from a nearby busy stretch of Route 309. But a new neighbor has her thinking otherwise. ...

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May 16—Penn State Hazleton will host an on-campus Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccination clinic for students, employees, community members and children ages 12 and older from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Physical Education building. Pre-registration is required and walk-ins will not be accepted. Participants are required to bring valid government-issued identification so organizers can ...