On March 27 in ...
* 1988 -- Ausif Mahmood of Richland finished second in the Washington State Open badminton tournament, losing in the championship to Benny Mamadinta of Malaysia 15-12, 17-14. Mahmood made ot to the finals by defeating defending champion Peter Ho of Seattle 15-4, 15-8.
* 1988 -- Tom Cole of Kennewick edged out Jim York of Kennewick in a sprint at the finish line to win the men's 40-mile Preston to Preston bicycle race. Paul Dahlke of Richland placed third in the men's race and Kim Veestra of Richland was the women's champion.
* 1975 -- Dave Pierce and Kurt Komstadius teamed to pitch a one-hit shutout and they and their Ki-Be teammates exploded for eight runs in the second inning to down nonleague White Swan 12-0 in prep baseball action.