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LWSC skiers named to Junior Nationals team

Moses Lurbur, Kieran Ringel, and Hadassah Lurbur of the Leavenworth Winter Sports Club were named to the Junior National Team representing the Pacific Northwest last week after races at beautiful Mt. Spokane.

Perfect no more

SPOKANE — Brigham Young scored 10 unanswered points in the last two minutes of the game to upset top-ranked Gonzaga 79-71 on Saturday night in a West Coast Conference game at the McCarthey Athletic Center. The defeat ends the Bulldogs' quest for an unbeaten regular season as they finish 29-1 overall and 17-1 in the WCC heading into next week's conference tournament in Las Vegas.

Plum breaks NCAA women’s scoring record

SEATTLE — Kelsey Plum surpassed Jackie Stiles to become the NCAA women’s basketball all-time scoring leader with a career-best 57 points in the final regular-season game of her career, leading No. 11 Washington past Utah 84-77 on Saturday.

WVC women’s hoops team blows out host Blue Mountain

PENDLETON, Ore. — The Wenatchee Valley College women’s basketball team got off to a strong start on the road Saturday, building a 16-8 lead over Blue Mountain Community College after the opening quarter and extending the lead with a strong defensive performance, bringing the score to 30-14 at the half. The Knights were slowed in the third quarter but outscored the Timberwolves 22-14 in the final frame to secure a 65-44 victory.

Entiat boys basketball team starts slow, falls in regional round of 1B state tournament

WENATCHEE — A slow start from Entiat and a lightning-fast one from Tacoma Baptist made all the difference in Saturday’s 1B state tournament regional round game at Wenatchee High School.The Crusaders finished the first quarter with an 18-0 run that turned a 6-5 game into a 24-5 one, and the Tigers couldn’t get themselves back into the game, eventually falling 58-34 in a 1B state tournament loser-out game in Wenatchee. Entiat’s season comes to an end with the defeat.“We just couldn’t hit the broad side of a barn,” Entiat coach ...

Brewster boys basketball team fights back, but comes up short in regional round

WENATCHEE — Trailing by double digits midway through the third quarter of Friday’s 2B regional round game against Northwest Christian (Colbert), the Brewster boys basketball team staged quite the comeback to eventually take the lead on the defending 2B state champion Crusaders. But the Bears couldn’t hang on to it.

Thunder acquire Gibson, McDermott from Bulls

OKLAHOMA CITY — Seeking frontcourt help, the Oklahoma City Thunder reportedly acquired veteran forward Taj Gibson from the Chicago Bulls just before the end of Thursday's trading deadline.

Mavericks acquire forward Noel from 76ers

DALLAS — The Dallas Mavericks acquired forward Nerlens Noel from the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday for center Andrew Bogut, guard Justin Anderson and a conditional first-round pick, according to multiple reports.

WVC basketball teams fall in Spokane

SPOKANE — The Wenatchee Valley College men’s and women’s basketball teams went to Spokane on Wednesday and came away empty handed. Against the Northwest Athletic Conference East Region leading Spokane Sasquatch, the WVC women struggled offensively in an 85-54 defeat, while the men had similar problems and fell 88-65 against the Sasquatch. Both teams will look to get back on track Saturday when the Knights visit Blue Mountain.

Wild put away Langley late, win fifth straight game

LANGLEY, British Columbia — The Wenatchee Wild had to work hard to extend their winning streak to five games Thursday, but they did just that, outlasting the Langley Rivermen 4-2 at George Preston Arena in the penultimate game of their regular season. Wenatchee has already clinched the British Columbia Hockey League Mainland Division title and will play Prince George in the first round of the playoffs, which begin next weekend.