Assistant Sports Editor
Jason Ronquillo, who spent the past six seasons coaching football at Hoquiam High School, has been appointed coach at Yelm High School. The hiring was made official by the school board at its Feb. 28 meeting.
LACEY - By all accounts, Timberline has had its fair share of slow starts to ballgames during this football season.
• Gallery: Timberline vs. Yelm Football 2010
OLYMPIA - With the outcome decided before the first quarter was over, Friday's football game between Capital and Yelm became less about outcome and more about lessons absorbed.
YELM - As three-year starters, Austin Brownell and Tyler Tingley have experience to go along with their earth-mover size.
YELM - When Matthew Herrera was hired as Yelm's boys soccer coach, he became the newest member in an already-made soccer family.
TACOMA - Austin Schorno seemed an unlikely candidate for sparking a comeback.
TACOMA - Russ Riches won't argue whether Holy Names' No.1 ranking is deserved.
In today's opening round of the girls Class 3A state basketball tournament at the Tacoma Dome, Capital and Yelm will face teams that use pressure defense to win.
TACOMA - Their motto has been "unfinished business."
TACOMA - It's no longer just a dream. Finally, Yelm, a state runner-up the last two years to Enumclaw, defeated its nemesis Saturday and captured its first state wrestling championship.
• Gallery: Mat Classic State Wrestling Championships 2010