On Jan. 30 in ...
1949: Representative from eight high schools met to discuss the possibility of breaking up the eight-team Yakima Valley Interscholastic Activities Association and forming a new league. The proposed new league would include Kennewick, Pasco, Richland and Sunnyside -- all part of the YVIAA -- and would bring in Wenatchee plus independent schools Walla Walla and Yakima.
1962: Richland's Jerry Free (122) posted his ninth straight victory with a big 13-0 wrestlin win over Ken Bigsby as coach Bob Pritchett's Bombers rolled up their fourth straight victory with a 31-13 win at Pendleton.
1982: Ellensburg's Brad Tolman and Hanford's Kevin Iverson -- ranked Nos. 1 and 2 at 190 pounds -- squared off in a Mid-Valley League wrestling match. Iverson prevailled, outpointing Tolman 8-1.