Monthly Archives: July 2017

USTS 2017 DePue post race wrap-up by Ray Rodda

Well the withdrawals have already started this day as the 2017 USTS Nationals came to an end on Sunday with terrific racing, a great crowd, and the best weather for a weekend of Depue that I can remember. The Depue Men’s Club remains the best and outstanding sponsor and were rewarded all weekend with record crowds, as they were 10–15 …

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J. Michael Kelly wins 2017 Columbia Cup

By Kevin Anthony kanthony@tricityherald.com July 30, 2017 12:50 PM J. Michael Kelly in the U-12 Graham Trucking hit a perfect start Sunday, all but securing a win before the rest of the field even crossed the start line to claim the 2017 Columbia Cup, the signature event of the Tri-Cities Water Follies. Kelly barreled through the start line at the …

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2017 USTS Saturday results from DePue by Ray Rodda

A wonderful and beautiful day was had for the first day of racing at the US Title Series Nationals, as the first of 172 entries hit the water for racing today, and represented an increase of 23 entries over last year and a 15% increase for the USTS.The water level necessitated pitting in the soccer field, but the water level …

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Miss HomeStreet Tri Cities 2017 Heat 1A Rerun & Heat 2B

In pursuit of a fifth straight national championship, Shane was more than happy to slap the up-and-coming Tate with a heat loss Saturday to take an 80-point lead in the standings. “(Getting two wins) that’s the best you can do,” Shane said. “Every heat matters because we only have four races this year that are scoring points, so any time …

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2017 Water Follies Saturday ambiance photos

In pursuit of a fifth straight national championship, Shane was more than happy to slap the up-and-coming Tate with a heat loss Saturday to take an 80-point lead in the standings. “(Getting two wins) that’s the best you can do,” Shane said. “Every heat matters because we only have four races this year that are scoring points, so any time …

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USTS Friday results from DePue by Ray Rodda

A wonderful and beautiful day was had for the first day of racing at the US Title Series Nationals, as the first of 172 entries hit the water for racing today, and represented an increase of 23 entries over last year and a 15% increase for the USTS.The water level necessitated pitting in the soccer field, but the water level …

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#Miss HomeStreet Tri Cities July 28 2017 Friday Test Session 2

KENNEWICK, Wash. — At the Water Follies you can feel the excitement and fun as planes and boats whiz by, and on a sunny day like today, you could definitely feel the heat. KENNEWICK, Wash.- — The smell of jet fuel, barbecuing, and hydroplaning gliding the Columbia River will be the scene at Columbia Park tomorrow. The annual extravaganza in the Tri-Cities attracts thousands of …

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