On Dec. 6 in ...
* 1947 -- Gene Conley scored a game-high 15 points, hitting 11 of 12 shots, but the Richland Bombers came up short in a 32-29 loss to Wapato in boys basketball. It was the first game at Richland for coach Art Dawald, who took over after winning a pair of Class B state titles at Colfax. The Bombers, also referred to as the "Villagers" in newspaper accounts, filled up the Columbia High School gym as more than 100 people had to be turned away.
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