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Knight hoop teams off to best start in years.

MENS BASKETBALL (1-0, 12-4)Wednesday, Columbia Basin (1-0, 8-7) away.* The series, CB leads 93-42.* Last season Columbia Basin won both games.* Coby Weidenbach is 4-5 vs. the Hawks.* Since they first met in 1955-56, including this year, they have played at least twice a year for 60 straight seasons.
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Panther gals face undefeated Sunnyside Saturday in local gym

GIRLS BASKETBALL (4-1, 9-4)Saturday, Sunnyside (4-0, 11-0) home.* One game this week for the local squad, and a big one…No. 1 Sunnyside vs. No. 2 Wenatchee.* Before coming to town Saturday the Grizzlies have two games this week.  Tonight they travel to Hermiston, Oregon for their final nonleague encounter and Friday they visit last place Eisenhower.* Saturday 10-0 Sunnyside beat 11-0 Moses Lake 57-54.*The Seattle Times has SHS ranked third his week.* Interesting series.  The Panthers won the first six and the Grizzlies the most recent six.  In the Apple ...
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Busy week for Panthers - 5 sports, 10 events in 5 days

BOWLING (4-2, 4-2) Tuesday, Ellensburg home. * The Panthers host Ellensburg today in their only nonleague competition of the season. * Wenatchee has faced the Bulldogs seven times and won six, and of four at home has won three. * WHS lost the match with EHS and won the next six straight. * A win over Ellensburg will be the 12th straight nonleague win and extend the school record streak. * Jay Young is 5-0 against the Kittitas County school. Thursday, Davis (0-5, 0-5) away. * The Panthers first met ...
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Knight basketball teams off to great start

MENS BASKETBALL (3-1)Thursday, South Puget Sound (0-2) away.* The Knights begin their two-day Western Washington adventure at the state capitol to take on South Puget Sound.* In six games to date the Clippers hold the upper hand 4-2 and are 1-0 at their place.* The last meeting was two seasons ago when SPSCC won 66-64 at a tourney at Big Bend.* The 0-2 Clippers lost to Edmonds and Olympic.* Last season SPS was 2-14 and last in the West Region, and 2-22 overall.
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60th year of wrestling at WHS

WRESTLING This is the 60th season of wrestling at WHS. The sport started in 1955-56 under coach Manuel Diaz. Through six decades Wenatchee has had nine men head the program. The current coach is Ed Valdez and he begins his 11th year with an 84-50 record. The squad has earned points at the state meet 42 times in the first 59 years, with six top five finishes – second in 1999, tied for third 1997, got fourth in 1991 and fifth in 1962, ’93 and ’94. Thursday, Eisenhower away. * ...
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Knight men on annual turkey trot to Mount Vernon

MENS BASKETBALL (1-0)Friday, Saturday, Sunday at Skagit Valley Turkey Tournament.Aside from the host school, Wenatchee Valley has probably made more appearances at this event than any other team.  This will be their 26th entry in 28 years, and the 17th straight time the Black and Silver has made the trek to the Turkey Tourney.  In 52 TT games they have 21 wins and 31 losses.
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This week cross country at state, girls soccer and volleyball at district

GIRLS SOCCER (7-5, 9-8)Tuesday, Davis (6-6, 9-8) in District Tournament, at Wenatchee.The fourth-place Pirates visit the third-place Panthers today in the first round of the district playoffs at the same time the top two teams, Moses Lake and West Valley, are playing at ML.  The Chief/Ram winner advances to state while the loser plays the Wenatchee/Davis winner on Saturday for the district’s second state berth.