On Dec. 12 in ...
* 2009 -- Brooks Macek had the first multi-goal game of his career as the Tri-City Americans defeated the Portland Winterhawks 5-3 in Western Hockey League play at Toyota Center.
* 2001 -- Kamiakin's Mike Rodriguez and Kennewick's Autumn Fielding were named Tri-City Herald athletes of the week. Rodriguez won his 112-pound weight class at the Hermiston Invitational wrestling tournament, while Fielding had 43 points and 12 rebounds in two victories for the Lions girls basketball team.
* 1995 -- Casie Baddeley scored 28 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as the Prosser girls basketball team defeated Connell 65-53. Kami Koehler and Nicki Quinton each had 14 points for Connell.
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* 1990 -- Richland's Brian Edwards (quarterback), Tobin Phelps (wide receiver) and Chad Mitchell (defensive back), Pasco's Robert Booth (linebacker) and Kennewick's Ryan Rettig (defensive back) were named to the all-state football first team by the state's sports writers.
* 1980 -- Matt Haskins scored 27 points and Jumbo Davis added 18 as the Richland boys basketball team defeated Rogers of Spokane 82-49.