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Boys swimming - Wenatchee vs. Moses Lake for title Thursday

BOWLING (7-4, 7-5)Friday, Moses Lake (5-6, 6-6) home.* This match ends the league season.  WHS will finish third…a victory and they have that place all to themselves, a loss and they share it with West Valley.  A win and they are 8-4, a loss and they are 7-5, the same record as WV who has completed their 12 matches.  * The Panthers are 20-10-1 versus the Chiefs.  The Purple and Gold have won four in a row and seven of the past eight.  They won 3-1 at ML last month. Standings: ...

Knights face Yaks starting at 6 this evening - two games

MENS BASKETBALL (2-2, 6-10)Wednesday, Yakima Valley (2-3, 8-9) home.* The oldest rivalry in the East Region continues tonight when Yakima Valley visits the institution of higher education on 5th Street.  * For the 166th time Wenatchee Valley College and Yakima Valley College will meet on the hardwood in a series that started January 7, 1946.  The Indians (their mascot through 1998) topped the locals 48-30 on the WVC campus.* The two schools have faced each other between two and four times per season, with the team now known as the ...

WVC basketball games at home on holiday Monday

WOMENS BASKETBALL (0-2, 5-8)Wednesday, Walla Walla (0-1, 7-3) away.* May the good times roll.  The Knights hope that is the case.  After dropping 21 of 24 to Walla Walla, Wenatchee Valley has come back to win three in a row and two of those were in WW.* WVC continues to lead the series, but their 24-game lead after the 2001-02 season is now down to nine at 51-42 * The Warriors opened region play with a 63-53 loss to Spokane, and have dropped three of their last four.
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Winemaker's Journal -- Happy New Year!

New Year's Eve has been a mostly quiet celebration for me the past several years. Does it mean I'm getting old that I'd rather stay at home and bring in the New Year with a few close friends rather than start the year with noisemakers and a sure hangover? Perhaps.

WVC women in Mount Vernon, men in Coeur d'Alene to finish year

WOMENS BASKETBALL (5-5)Thursday, Douglas, B.C. (6-1) at Skagit Valley.* A home game in Mount Vernon.  Greg Franz, athletic director, says Douglas was willing to play WVC, but did not want to travel over the mountains at this time of the year.  Fortunately Skagit Valley College cooperated and allowed the game to be played in their gym.* The Knights and Royals have played four times – 1987, ’91, ’99 and ’10.  WVC won three of them including the last two.  * Douglas is in New Westminster.* In their history Wenatchee Valley ...

Year ends: WHS hoops teams at Hanford for two apiece, wrestling at Eastmont

GIRLS BASKETBALL (2-1, 7-2)Tuesday, Pasco (0-2, 2-4) at Hanford.* It’s Panthers vs. Bulldogs on the Falcons’ court.  Wenatchee will take on Pasco for the first time in seven years today when they meet in Richland at Hanford High.* This will be Game 77 between the two with the Purple and White holding a 46-30 advantage over the Purple and Gold.* The Panthers have a 2-game win streak with resounding 26 and 35-point wins in 2009-10.

Both Panther hoop teams at Town Toyota Center Thur. & Fri.

A basketball bonanza Thursday and Friday at the Town Toyota Center as 14 teams from 3A and 4A schools invade the place for 14 games…eight boys and six girls.  Boys teams are Cascade (Everett), Eastmont, Eisenhower, Lake Stevens, Lynnwood, Mead, Moses Lake and Wenatchee, and for the girls Camas, Eastmont, Everett, Lynnwood, Moses Lake and Wenatchee.
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WVC women - three home games in three days

MENS BASKETBALL (1-5)The fellas will have to update their GPS for this week’s competition.  They are off to Coos Bay for only the second time in history, the first being 21 years ago in December 1995.  This little foray is a mere 523 miles (Google Maps via I-90 and I-5), but fortunately they get a trio of games in when finally reaching their destination, the Southwestern Oregon Crossover.

Knight teams in Lakewood and Edmonds for weekend

WOMENS BASKETBALL (2-3)Friday, Bellevue (2-2) at Pierce Holiday Invitational.* A weekend in Lakewood awaits the Knights as they participate in the 8-team Pierce Holiday Invite.* Wenatchee Valley opens with Bellevue in the first game of the day at 2 o’clock.* WVC has faced the Bulldogs 27 times and left the court as winners in 21 of those.* Last winter the Black and Silver dropped BC 71-43 in the NWAC tourney.* Other teams in the event are Columbia Basin, Clackamas, Lane, Peninsula, Pierce and Walla Walla.