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On this date in Mid-Columbia sports history

On Feb. 13 in ...

* 1987 -- Tyler Everitt had 23 points and 16 rebounds to help visiting Pasco top Walla Walla 57-55 in a Big Nine Conference boys basketball game.

* 1974 -- Byron Beck, a star center on the Columbia Basin College championship basketball teams of the mid-1960s, posted his 52nd consecutive free throw for the Denver Rockets.

* 1970 -- Pasco center Ron Howard put up 25 points as the top-ranked, undefeated Bulldogs clinched the Big Eight Conference title and the No. 1 seed in the upcoming district tournament with their 18th consecutive victory, a 47-35 win over Richland.

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