On this date in Mid-Columbia sports history

On Jan. 18 in ...

* 1979 -- Pasco watched their 11-point lead dwindle to 2 with just two minutes remaining, but managed to hold off Richland for a 52-47 Big Nine girls basketball victory. Karen Murray and Brenda Walker had 15 points apiece for the Bulldogs and Quenna Beasley added 13.