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Community Connections
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Darold Wax | Mansfield and the Patrons of Husbandry

“How you gonna keep them down on the farm after they’ve seen Paree” captures the concern even if the song was not popularized by returning American doughboys until after World War I. Life on the farm — isolated, deprived and economically distressed — seemed to pale when compared with the glitz and glamour of urban styles.
Community Connections | Sports

WVC women's soccer off to best 7-game start in 10 years, home today

WOMENS SOCCER (1-2, 3-2-2)Wednesday, Treasure Valley (1-2, 5-3-1) home* The Knights and Chukars begin play today tied for fifth, each with 1-2 records.* A victory by the host hopefully reverses a negative trend.  WVC has managed only three ties in the last 11 games.* The Oregon team leads the series 20-3-5 and 9-1-4 here on campus.
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League play begins for WHS football

VOLLEYBALL (1-1, 6-1) Tuesday, Davis (0-2, 0-4) home. * The Panthers have plundered the Pirates for several years, winning 29 of 31 matches, including the last 15 in a row. * WHS has a 15-match home win streak in the series…the last loss was last century in 1999. Fourteen of those 15 wins were by 3-0 scores. Thursday, Sunnyside (0-1, 0-2) away. * We just talked about 15 straight wins over Eisenhower. Well, the Panthers have done just about as well against Sunnyside where they’ve won 13 consecutive times…and they’ve ...
Community Connections
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Chris Rader | Early settlers danced all night

Long before television and Internet, early North Central Washington settlers looked to occasional neighborhood parties for entertainment. These parties were often held in winter, when there was less to do on the farm. Families would travel in horse-drawn sleighs, wrapped in blankets and carrying food to share. After socializing for a bit, someone would bring out a fiddle or sit down at the piano and the music would start! Since sleighs had no headlights, guests stayed and danced all night long.