The Seahawks brush it off, because they are in the moment. There is no perspective in the moment, no introspection, no satisfaction. They know only that they are feeling good, playing great and craving more.
GRESHAM, Ore. — For the second straight weekend, the Wenatchee Valley College women’s basketball team bounced back with a win on the second day of a tournament after dropping its first tourney contest.
EPHRATA — The host Ephrata boys basketball squad was able to step up to the challenge that the No. 4-ranked Wapato team presented and took home a 62-40 victory on Friday due to aggressive rebounding and smart defensive play.
PULLMAN — As optimistic as the Washington State basketball team felt after giving Gonzaga a solid challenge last week, much of that feeling was gone three days later when the Cougars lost at Santa Clara. The 76-67 defeat dropped WSU to 4-6 on the season, but more important, it saw senior DaVonte Lacy struggle from the floor.
The Wenatchee Wild lost all three games to league-leading Topeka last weekend. Although head bench boss Bliss Littler said he was happy how his team played five-on-five, he was disappointed coming out of the series with no points.
SEATTLE — Shawn Kemp Jr. and Robert Upshaw took turns flushing alley-oop jams, high-flying slams and putback dunks during the Washington men’s basketball team’s 86-38 victory over Grambling State on Wednesday.
Last year, the two local Columbia Basin Big Nine wrestling programs experienced down years, compared to what they had done in the past. No Wenatchee or Eastmont boys grappler advanced to the 4A state tournament.