1973 -- Thirty-two athletes signed Northwest Athletic Association letters of intent with Columbia Basin College, according to Art Feiro, executive conference secretary. Included are 14 football players, five basketball players and 14 wrestlers -- and one player was recruited for both football and wrestling.
CBC athletic director Larry Hattemer singled out quarterback Ed Read; defensive ends Mike Simmons, Kevin Wood and Frank Headrick; running backs Dave Propps and Rod Hudson and defensive back Dave Hughes as CBC's top signees.
* 1972 -- Bethlehem Lutheran clinched the Tri-Co baseball championship with an 11-7 win over Burbank. It was the second straight conference championship for Coach Art Goldgrabe with an 11-0 record and one game to play.