On May 9 in ...
* 1989 -- Heath Dolven, known well for his basketball talents, also had a knack for tennis. In Columbia Basin College's 8-1 team victory against Yakima Valley College, Dolven raised his individual record in men's singles to 12-1, beating YVC's Santana Lakham 6-2, 6-0.
* 1974 -- Five Richland boys gymnasts earned berths to the AAA state championship meet at the regional competition in Bothell. Don Bigelow finished second in rings with a 7.85. Joining him with state berths were: Curtis Rieck (parallel bars), George Konzek (rings, trampoline), Howard Burch (long horse) and Dave Neumayer (trampoline).
* 1963 -- Charlie Strange hit a bases-loaded single in the bottom of the ninth to give the Tri-City Angels their third straight Northwest League victory, a 3-2 win over the Lewiston Broncos.