On this date in Mid-Columbia sports history

On Jan. 29 in ...

* 1993 -- Troy Freeman (141), Brandon Jenks (158) and John Freeman (178) earned pins as Connell wrapped up its third consecutive Valley A East wrestling title with a 61-7 win over Kiona-Benton.

* 1979 -- Richland's Julie Klippert won the floor exercise (8.95) and the all-around (6.89) as the Bombers wrapped up an undefeated season with a 115.84-80.33 win over Prosser. Also earning first-place finishes for Richland were Heidi Langlois in vault (8.0), Susan Slape on bars (6.3) and Diana Williams on the balance beam (7.4).