Othello's Mendez named WIAA Athlete of the Week

Print Article

RENTON — Othello junior Emily Mendez was named to the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association WIAA/Wendy’s Athlete of the Week list for Week 14 (Nov. 25-Dec. 1) on Wednesday.

The Huskies wrestler competed in two back-to-back wrestling tournaments over the weekend, placing first in both events. She wrestled a total of seven matches winning six by pins, and the other 14-0.

Each week throughout the school year, the WIAA recognizes varsity athletes who exhibited an outstanding performance for the previous week (based off of nominations). All varsity level students in good academic standing at their schools are eligible to receive the WIAA/Wendy’s Athlete of the Week Award. Students may win the award once during any given academic year.

Nominations are open to athletic administrators, coaches, fans and members of the media, with a weekly deadline of Tuesday at noon.

To view archives of previous winners, visit the WIAA website.

— Staff report

Print Article

Read More

State offers teens $12 per hour for summer litter crew jobs

March 20, 2019 at 5:00 am | Columbia Basin Herald LACEY — Teens in the Columbia Basin looking for summer jobs are encouraged to apply with the Washington state Department of Ecology Youth Corps for litter crews serving the Moses Lake or Othello ar...

Comments

Read More

Wahluke School District to get new buses

March 20, 2019 at 5:00 am | Columbia Basin Herald MATTAWA — On Tuesday, March 12, the Wahluke School Board approved the purchase of five new school buses at its regular board meeting. The initial cost for the new buses is being financed through a ...

Comments

Read More

Pheasants Forever fundraiser March 30

March 20, 2019 at 5:00 am | Columbia Basin Herald By CHERYL SCHWEIZER For The Sun Tribune MOSES LAKE — Habitat conservation, hunting education and wildlife partnerships will be the focus – oh, and there’s dinner and a couple of auctions, too –...

Comments

Read More

Basic education – A complicated answer to a fairly simple question

March 20, 2019 at 5:00 am | Columbia Basin Herald By CHARLES H. FEATHERSTONE For The Sun Tribune “[T]he broad guidelines which we have provided do not contemplate that the State must furnish ‘total education’ in the sense of all knowledge of t...

Comments

Read More

Contact Us

509-770-1227
705 E. Hemlock (downstairs)
Othello, WA 99344

©2019 Sun Tribune Terms of Use Privacy Policy
X
X