On Jan. 2 in ...
* 2007 -- Lauren Rada had a game-high 22 points and Brianna Smith added 17 as the Columbia-Burbank girls basketball team defeated Liberty Christian 65-21.
* 1993 -- Jaime Sealock's 3-pointer with 25 seconds remaining snapped a tie and lifted visiting Hanford over Othello for a 63-60 Mid-Valley victory.
* 1993 -- Hanford's Kathy Kyle grabbed five rebounds and scored three points in 18 minutes for Northwest Nazarene in a 70-66 loss to Linfield.
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* 1961 -- University of Washington football coach Jim Owens, after his team defeated top-ranked Minnesota 17-7 in the Rose Bowl, told Herald sports editor Charlie Van Sickel, "If you beat the champion, that should make you champion, shouldn't it?"
* 1954 -- Leon Parnell's three free throws in overtime helped the Kennewick boys basketball team pull away to defeat Marquette of Yakima 53-48. Jim Davis led Kennewick with 16 points, while Lynn Gillespie added 10.