On this day in Mid-Columbia sports history

On Aug. 11 in ...

* 2002 -- The Kennewick 13-year-old All-Stars lost for the first time in 16 postseason games, falling 4-3 to Jefferson Parish (La.) to open the Babe Ruth World Series in Abbeville, La. Jason Munns and Joey Edminster scored off errors in the top of the seventh to give Kennewick a 3-2 lead. But Matt O'Connor won it for JP in the bottom half of the seventh with a two-run single.

* 1992 -- The Tri-City Chinook made guard play a top priority during the Continental Basketball Association draft, taking six guards and two centers. The Chinook selected JoJo English, a guard from South Carolina, and Sean Woods, a guard from Kentucky, in the first round and Washington State guard Terence Lewis in the second round. Tri-City also grabbed Jarrod Davis, a guard from Gonzaga, in the seventh round.