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2023 – Halftime 20 Year Reunion!

All previous pig bowl recipients or their families were asked to share an update on their lives as well as attend the event. The below information was read during halftime of the event. If you’d like to read more in depth updates on these families and see additional photos please click the recipients name. . […]

2023 Game Time Points

Score Prior to Game Start: Columbia Gorge Law Enforcement 2390 Columbia Gorge Fire & EMS 2352 _______________________________________________________________________________ Points Scored at The Event : ACTUAL POINTS SCORED ON THE FIELD COLUMBIA GORGELAW ENFORCEMENT COLUMBIA GORGEFIRE FIGHTERS 42 yard run by Firefighter Quarterback Dustin Mutch of the Washington Department of Natural Resources (DNR) – Touchdown FIRE! (2 […]

!!It’s The 20th Pig Bowl!! – 2023

Curious what the current score is? Want to see if your business has donated yet? Click here to find out! Columbia Gorge Law Enforcement Vs. Columbia Gorge Fire Fighters _____________________________________________ This Saturday September 23rd 2023! Wahtonka Football Field The Dalles – CASH ONLY FOR ENTRY PLEASE!! $5/person or $20/Family Gates Open at 6pm – Kickoff […]

Maleigha Barrett Updates…

November 8th 2021: New van!!   Maleigha was super excited to go for a ride today February 4th 2022: We got Maleigha’s van back! Our first trip was the beach! It’s been two years since Maleigha has been and she loved it! It was a beautiful day  Thank you so much!! August 29th, 2023 Hello fellow […]

Brynlynn Macnab Updates…

Brynlynn is now 4 1/2 years old. Since her discharge from the NICU in June of 2019, Brynlynn has completely weaned off oxygen and her feeding tube by October of 2019.  Brynlynn has been rehospitalized 2 times, which is pretty remarkable considering her extreme prematurity.  She was hospitalized for RSV in late January 2020 and […]

Lei Niko Updates…

This email was received from Faalelei in September 2023 As the new year has come, at this time I am still patiently waiting for a kidney transplant. But with a big THANKS to the Pig Bowl community we had an many people check to see if they were a match! With good news from my […]

Noah Messenger Updates…

The following article was written by Nicole Becerra and was taken from The Goldendale Sentinel May 23rd 2018: The Amazing Spirit of Noah A year has passed since Noah Messenger survived a dangerous fall from a Maryhill cliff on May 15th, 2017.  The accident left him paralyzed from the waist down and nearly claimed his life […]

Ezra Blue Duckwall Updates…

I apologize for not responding earlier, I’ve been procrastinating as it is hard to give these kinds of updates. Since Ezra Blue passed on 11/12/22, we have been slowly healing. We have started a non-profit called “Ezra Blue’s Flight for Cancer” and recently hosted a run/walk fundraiser on what would have been his 6th birthday. […]

Elijah Pishion Updates…

Below is an email from Sonya Pishion in September 2023 Elijah has been doing pretty well. He went off all meds about 2 years ago and has still been doing great. This January Elijah got really sick and had to be admitted to Doernbecher for a little over a week, it was not kidney related […]


2023 Team Rosters