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WVC women off to best start in 13 years

MENS BASKETBALL (2-3, 5-13)Wednesday, Big Bend (5-0, 15-6) away.- It’s off to Moses Lake today for a contest with Wenatchee Valley’s closest neighbor, Big Bend.- The Vikings have shot out of the gate with five wins in five outings in league play.- Last season WVC took two of three from BBCC…a nonleague win and they split the two East Region games.- The Vikings lead the series 60-53 and 35-21 at their place.- Greg Franz is 14-29 against BBCC.

Knights: Home games with Columbia Basin tonight

MENS BASKETBALL (0-1, 3-11)Wednesday, Columbia Basin (1-0, 7-7) home.- Last season the Knights won at Moses Lake and the Hawks won in Wenatchee, and over the past three years the two clubs have split six games.- The overall series lead belongs to CB 94-43 and 44-21 in the local gym.- Greg Franz is 14-28 against Columbia Basin.

Panther basketball: girls home Mon., Tue., Sat....boys Tue.

GIRLS BASKETBALL (2-1, 2-4)Monday, Kentridge, (7-1) home.- There is a one-game history between Wenatchee and Kentridge.  Five years ago KHS visited the Apple Capital and the host team ran over the visitors 58-35.- The Chargers are members of the 5-team South Puget Sound Northeast 4A League and the school opened for business in 1968.- WHS is 2-0 vs. the SPSNE bunch – Kentridge 1-0 and Tahoma 1-0.

Panther hoops teams to play Lake City, ID today

The annual hoops exchange with Lake City from the neighboring state to the east is all that is on the Wenatchee High School athletic calendar for Christmas week.  This is the eighth consecutive season that the two schools 201 miles apart have met on the maple.  It is Wenatchee’s turn to point the bus east and make the trek on I-90 this time.

Knight teams hit road for another weekend of tourney games

MENS BASKETBALL (1-8)Friday, Saturday, Sunday, NWAC Crossover Tournament at Whatcom.- Friday Wenatchee Valley College faces Chemeketa from Salem (5-4) in first-round action.- The Storm has a 5-1 series lead over the Knights, but last December WVC snapped a 5-game losing string to CCC when they topped them 69-68 at a tournament in Bellevue.- Teams participating in the tourney are Big Bend (5-4, Chemeketa (5-4) Clackamas (5-2), Grays Harbor (0-5), Highline (6-2), Olympic (1-6), Whatcom (6-2) and Wenatchee Valley (1-8).

Knight women at 5-0 off to best start in 13 years

WOMENS BASKETBALL (5-0)Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Pierce Holiday Invitational in Lakewood.- The Knights open Friday against Lane (4-0) in the 8-team tourney.- A win over the Titans will even WVC’s record at 11-11 with the Beaver State outfit.  WVC is 4-0 at home, 2-4 at Lane and 4-7 on neutral courts.- The Knights beat Lane 96-77 last December at Chemeketa and have a 2-game win streak over the Eugene school.- Teams participating in the invitational are Bellevue, Clackamas, Columbia Basin, Lane Peninsula, Pierce, Tacoma and Wenatchee Valley.

Knight women 3-0, best start in seven years

MENS BASKETBALL (0-2)Saturday, Highline (1-1) away.- The Knights and Thunderbirds go back a ways.  The two first played in January of 1963.- At that time there were12 teams in the NWAC (actually Washington State Junior College Athletic Conference in those days) and divided in to two divisions, Northern and Southern.  Both WVC and HCC were in the Northern and eight of the first tine times they played were league games.- The Thunderbirds lead the series 19-9, have won five in a row and nine of 10.- The last game at ...