The Yakima SunKings advanced to the finals of the NAPBL last night with a decisive victory over the Kansas City Tornados in a winner-take-all game three in the SunDome. Yakima will face the Albany Patroons in a best-of-three series that starts Thursday night with tip-off at 7:11 p.m.
Prior to yesterday's home opener for the Minnesota Twins, Seattle Mariners starting pitcher James Paxton - a native of Canada nicknamed "Big Maple" - was the target of an American Bald Eagle that may have taken umbrage to a foreigner on the diamond of America's National Pastime.
While there was still some doubt as to which team would be crowned the 2018 NCAA Men's Basketball National Champion, 30 year-old Jason Rodriguez - a Sunnyside High grad - left no room for failure in our annual "Million Dollar Bracket Challenge" presented by Yakima Steak Company.
Maybe the return to his old stomping grounds at Safeco Field has reinvigorated 44 year-old Ichiro Suzuki. It sure looked like that Saturday afternoon when he scaled the left field wall to rob a home run.