On Aug. 2 in ...
* 1980 -- Vern Church of Seattle lapped the Washington Racing Association's sprint car field as he won the 35-lap main event, and the Tri-City Channel Cats Ryan Fox (400-meter freestyle) and Susie Robisch (50-meter freestyle) took first-place finishes at the Region 12 Championships in Wenatchee.
* 1972 -- Training camps for what could be the first Jaycee-sponsored High School All-Star Senior Bowl football game in the country began at Columbia Basin and Yakima Valley colleges. The West team included Sunnyside players Karst Brandsma, Pete Marquez and Jim Goatley. Doc Hastings of the Pasco Jaycees said proceeds from the Senior Bowl would be spent "in our geographic area."
* 1969 -- Bob and Dennis Blodgett poured in 21 points each to spark the Oaks to a 62-51 victory over the 76ers in a Kennewick summer recreation basketball game.