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 By Loyal Baker    Sports    November 24, 2022 

Lady Pirates make All-Opponent Team

POMEROY––Powerful right-side hitter Kendall Dixon was one of four Lady Pirates named to the SE 1B District Volleyball All-Opponent "Wheat Division" First Team honors recently, and teammates...

 
 By Loyal Baker    Sports    November 24, 2022 

Kimble and Roberts receive All-League honors on both sides of the ball

POMEROY––Congratulations go out to two Pomeroy Pirate football athletes who were honored with First-Team All-League selections following the 2022 football campaign. Trevin Kimble and Trace...

 

Pirates bounced from playoffs by Wellpinit, 26-22

WELLPINIT–A hard-to-defend passing attack netted four touchdowns for the Wellpinit Redskins as they slipped by the Pomeroy Pirates by a slim–by eight-man football standards–26-22 in 1B 8-Man...

 

Lady Pirates bumped from State early, but they did not go quietly

YAKIMA–The plucky Lady Pirates bowed out of the 1B State Volleyball Tournament but not before giving it everything they had. Pomeroy went five sets in the opening match against Mt. Vernon Christian,...

 

Lady Pirates battle their way to State

WALLA WALLA–The Lady Pirates earned a berth in the 1B Volleyball State Tournament, which opens today in Yakima, by fighting their way up through the consolation bracket after first beating...

 

Pirate football plays Wellpinit in first round

POMEROY––It was a dark and stormy night at Lybecker Field, and the Pomeroy Pirates defeated the St. John/Endicott-LaCrosse Eagles 50-6, securing a berth in the 1B 8-Man Football State Tournament....

 
 By Loyal Baker    Sports    November 3, 2022

Pirate XC finishes season

CHEWELAH–The Pomeroy Pirate Cross Country team of Samuel Lamb and Cash Copher competed at the 1B/2B Regionals here last Saturday, finishing near the back of the 97-runner pack. "Our athletes ran a...

 
 By Loyal Baker    Sports    November 3, 2022

Lady Pirates headed into post-season

POMEROY––The Lady Pirates are in the playoffs after finishing the regular season with a three-set win over Garfield-Palouse at home on October 25, and has already played its first round in the...

 
 By Loyal Baker    Sports    November 3, 2022

Second-quarter rally lifts Pirates over Sunnyside Christian 62-48

SUNNYSIDE–Trailing 16-8 after the first quarter, Pirate senior quarterback Trevin Kimble rushed for the first two second-quarter touchdowns to tie then pull the Buccaneers ahead 24-16, and the team...

 
 By Loyal Baker    Sports    October 27, 2022

Patriots down Pirates 54-20

By Loyal Baker RICHLAND–Big plays given up by the Pirates were crucial breakdowns in their second loss of the season by 54-20 here Friday, October 21. The Pirates are now 4-2 in 1B Southeast 8-Man...

 
 By Loyal Baker    Sports    October 27, 2022

Lady Pirates looking to league tourney

POMEROY–The Lady Pirates' final match, the Senior Night game played last Tuesday, carried implications for post-season play. Pomeroy was 15-6 heading into the final game. A season-ending win over...

 
 By Loyal Baker    Sports    October 20, 2022

Pirate defense counts fourth shutout in a row

POMEROY––While the Pirate offense ground out 452 yards of total offense, the defense crushed Garfield-Palouse's running game in the 72-0 Homecoming win here last week, the fourth consecutive...

 
 By Loyal Baker    Sports    October 20, 2022

Oakesdale remains unbeaten with win over Lady Pirates

OAKESDALE–Oakesdale's undefeated Lady Nighthawks remained at the top of the 1B Southeast-East league standings with a three-set win over the Lady Pirates October 13. The loss followed a convincing...

 
 By Loyal Baker    Sports    October 13, 2022

Lady Pirates battle for win over SJEL

POMEROY––Sole ownership of second place in the Southeast 1B was at stake when St. John/Endicott/LaCrosse visited last week, and the Lady Pirates kept up its aggressiveness for a four-set win....

 
 By Loyal Baker    Sports    October 13, 2022

XC Championships today in Pomeroy

COLFAX–Senior Samuel Lamb finished 21st in the B South League Meet at Colfax Golf Club October 4. Lamb, Pomeroy’s sole entry, finished the 5,000-meter event in the field of 27 runners with a time...

 
 By Loyal Baker    Sports    October 13, 2022

Timberwolves cry "uncle!" after two quarters

TEKOA–The Tekoa-Oakesdale Timberwolves came into the game in a hurting way and the Pirates wasted no time in taking control, scoring five first-quarter touchdowns and seeing the game called at the...

 
 By Loyal Baker    News    October 6, 2022

Former judge sentenced to 15 months

ASOTIN–Former Garfield County Superior Court Judge Scott D. Gallina was sentenced to 15 months in prison after accepting a plea bargain and pleading guilty to two charges: third-degree assault with sexual motivation and fourth-degree assault with...

 
 By Loyal Baker    Sports    October 6, 2022

Big second quarter powers Pirates past Redhawks

By Loyal Baker POMEROY––Pirate quarterback Trevin Kimble and wing back Walker Flynn crossed the goal line three times apiece while the defense held the opponent to negative offensive yards for...

 
 By Loyal Baker    Sports    October 6, 2022

Copher and Lamb set new personal bests

LEWISTON–Pomeroy High School senior Samuel Lamb and junior Cash Copher set new personal best records at the Saturday, October 1, cross country meet here. “Samuel Lamb and Cash Copher both obtained their PR for the season with a couple more races...

 

Volleyball's 'positive energy' contributes to wins in Border Battle

POMEROY–The Lady Pirates are 8-1 overall and 1-0 in 1B SE-East league play following their first league win, on the road at Garfield-Palouse last week, a week capped off by the home-court Border...

 

Pirates dominate Eagles 86-0

POMEROY––It was a long ride home for the Yakama Tribal Eagles after enduring a blistering 86-0 defeat here Friday. The Pirates racked up 38 points in the first quarter and everyone on the team...

 

Lady Pirates to open league play at GarPal

TOUCHET–The Lady Pirates cruised through a match against the Touchet Redhawks here September 12, winning two out of three pre-league matches prior to rolling into the first week of volleyball...

 

Pirates manhandle Entiat Tigers in scorefest

RITZVILLE–The Entiat Tigers were overrun by Pomeroy 60-8 in a non-league contest here September 15. The 2-1 Pirates host league opponent Yakama Tribal Friday at Lybecker Field, kickoff at 7 p.m....

 

Irish defense stifles Pirates

WALLA WALLA–DeSales chalked up 28 unanswered points before the Pirates were able to notch their first touchdown and its defense was formidable as the Irish handed the Buccaneers a 54-22 defeat here Sept. 8. Pomeroy is 1-1 in non-league play Due to...

 

XC competes in Clarkston

CLARKSTON–Two P.H.S. harriers competed at the Clarkston Invitational, finishing back in the pack in the first outing of the season. Finishing in 51st place was Cash Copher, with teammate Samuel Lamb close behind in 52nd place. Copher's time was...

 

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