On March 19 in ...
* 2004 -- Pasco senior Ally Smith scored 14 points and was named MVP as the Tri-City girls defeated Yakima 83-72 in the Media Classic basketball games.
* 1976 -- Vincent Beasley scored 14 points, Kevin Thomas added 13, and Dave Lawson had 12, but it wasn't enough as the Pasco boys basketball team lost 57-56 to Juanita to finish seventh at the AAA state basketball tournament.
* 1959 -- Coach Len Pyne's Columbia Basin baseball team opened the season with an easy 7-3 victory over the Idaho Vandals at Sanders Field. Left-hander Tony Burke went the first three frames for the Hawks, blanking the Vandals on two hits.