GRID PICKS FOR WEEK 9

Assistant News Editor Eric Schwartz is our guest picker for this week’s Grid Picks. LIVEWIRE ADDICT BRANDON HANSEN EXPLAINS HIS AWFUL PICKS… Onalaska def. Adna 23-20 In an effort to be cute, I was trying to find out the size of both Onalaska and Adna in terms of population and say something like ‚Äúdespite both…

THURSDAY SCOREBOARD FOR OCT. 31

Adna and Onalaska will face off for fourth place in the Central 2B standings tonight, with the winning football team facing a very beatable Pacific 2B team and the loser facing Napavine in the first round of the playoffs. So this one is a big one, folks. Football Adna at Onalaska, 7 p.m. Mossyrock at…

MORNING COFFEE FOR OCT. 31

After finishing in last place of the AL East last year, the Boston Red Sox are the World Series Champions for the third time since 2004. They downed the St. Louis Cardinals 6-1 last night, much to the delight to all those in attendance at Fenway Park, to clinch the series 4-2. It was the…

Swamp Cup Tab: The Cover

Each year, The Chronicle’s sports department does a few “tabs,” which are 12- of 16-page special sections inserted into the paper. We’ll do the usual prep football tab that runs a few days before the season opener in early September or late August; last spring we did a prep baseball tab; this winter we’ll do…

CALKINS WINS COLUMBIA BASIN INVITATIONAL

Former W.F. West Bearcat golfer Brady Calkins shot a 221 to place first at the Columbia Basin Invitational and lift Spokane to first place finish in the team scoring as well last Sunday and Monday in the Tri-Cities. Calkins shot a 71 in his first two rounds and a 79 in his final round. He…

AP PREP FOOTBALL POLL FOR WEEK 9

Here’s the AP Poll for Week 9 in prep football… Class 2A Team (First Place Votes) – Record – Points 1. Tumwater (11) – 8-0 – 146 2. Lynden (4) – 8-0 – 138 3. Ellensburg – 8-0 – 113 4. Sumner – 8-0 – 100 5. Lakewood – 8-0 – 94 6. W. F.…

AP Football Poll

Here’s the latest from the Associated Press. Not much movement as far as the locals are concerned; W.F. West remains the most highly-ranked one-loss team in the 2A ranks (that loss, of course, came to Tumwater), while Napavine is No. 4 in the 2Bs and Morton-White Pass, which hasn’t lost a game outside of a…