On April 17 in ...
* 2002 -- Colin Kincaid and Rob Ronish each scored goals to lead Richland to a 2-0 Big Nine win over Southridge at Lampson Stadium. Bombers goalkeeper Jose Herrera made three saves for his sixth shutout of the season.
* 1988 -- The Kennewick baseball team, at 8-0, moved to No. 1 in the latest Washington State Baseball Coaches' AAA Poll after sweeping a doubleheader with Wenatchee. Hanford (6-1) grabbed the No. 5 spots in the AA poll, and Columbia-Burbank (8-2) was No. 6 in the A poll.
* 1971 -- Roughly 2,000 fans watched five meet records fall at the 10th Pasco Invite track and field meet at Edgar Brown Stadium. Jerry Rice of Richland was the top local performer, winning the boys' mile and taking second in the two-mile.