High School Sports

Shining Star: Newport High School's Aaron Castle

It seems simple enough. Take a 12-pound metal ball and throw it as far as you can. But Aaron Castle understands that it takes a number of things to become one of the best shot-putters in the country.

Shining Star: Cheney High School's Evan Cook

Cheney's Evan Cook is a busy kid. Evan has played varsity basketball for three years and has been on the varsity soccer team for four seasons, a captain the last two. He also has a 3.9 GPA and has played the piano since kindergarten.

HS HOOPS: Championship Saturday Wrap-Up

We wrap up our high school basketball state tournament coverage with a look back at Championship Saturday, which produced plenty of drama throughout the state of Washington.

1A Girls: Freeman Upset by Okanogan, 44-36

Tournament MVP Kara Staggs scored a game-high 21 points, leading Okanogan to a 44-36 upset victory over Freeman on Saturday to claim the Class 1A girls state basketball championship.

Shining Star: CV's Anthony Brommer

You wouldn't know it by watching Anthony Brommer hit his game-winning shot against Rogers, but very rarely does he cause a lot of commotion.

Shining Star: Post Falls' Luke Thoreson

Luke Thoreson is smart enough to attend just about any college in the country... But choosing Williams College in northwest Massachusetts?  Not an obvious choice.

Shining Star: Pullman's Chris Li

This past weekend, Pullman High School won it's fourth straight league and district title.  Their top performer also happens to be a 3.9 student and this week's shining star:  Chris Li.