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Wild sweep Brown Bears, score 20 goals in series

SOLDOTNA, Alaska — Go big or go home, as the saying goes. The Wild will be doing both. Wenatchee swept aside Kenai River in rude fashion by bludgeoning the Brown Bears 9-3 Saturday at the Soldotna Sports Center. The nine goals marked a season high for the Wild and are the most scored under current coach Bliss Littler, now in his third season with the team. Wenatchee has now won four straight and went 4-5 during its Alaskan road trip, which included a split against Fairbanks.

Pangos sets Gonzaga record in win over Portland

SPOKANE — Kevin Pangos was just doing what he usually does. He was putting up extra shots Wednesday night in the Martin Centre. Portland was practicing in the McCarthey Athletic Center.

Over-snow vehicle rule seeks backcountry balance

Snowmobiles and other over-snow vehicles eventually will be allowed to ride only on roads, trails and areas specifically designated for their use, according to a rule being adopted by the U.S. Forest Service.

Djokovic advances to final

MELBOURNE — Novak Djokovic once again stood tall at the Australian Open as he reached his fourth final in the past five years with another five-set victory over Stan Wawrinka, the man who dumped him out of Melbourne Park last year.

Velocity Swimming sets championship tone

Velocity Swimming, Wenatchee Valley’s only year-round swim club, swam last weekend in the 2015 Winter Open held in Ellensburg. Swimming in the pool where the Inland Empire Swimming Short Course Championships will be held in four weeks, Velocity set the tone for excellent competition and time drops.

Prep focus: Eastmont wrestling hammers West Valley

EAST WENATCHEE — The Eastmont wrestling team secured its first Columbia Basin Big Nine wrestling dual meet win of the season Thursday with a solid 51-24 victory over visiting West Valley. 

Wild steamroll Brown Bears

KENAI RIVER, Alaska — Behind a hat trick from forward Kyle Stephan, the Wenatchee Wild handed the Kenai River Brown Bears their worst home loss since September with a 6-0 win Thursday.

Prep focus: Sunnyside wrestling handles Wenatchee

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee wrestling team lost to Columbia Basin Big Nine foe Sunnyside 40-24 on Thursday. Five Panthers recorded victories in the dual meet against the visiting Grizzlies.

Stanford proves too much for Huskies

SEATTLE — In their first outing without Robert Upshaw, their 7-foot shot-blocking center, the Huskies finished an 84-74 defeat to Stanford with five guards on the floor, which spoke volumes about their front-line depth.

Thomas, Sherman appear healthy in practice

PHOENIX — The Seahawks were as healthy as could be for practice Wednesday, with all 53 players on the active roster taking part as the team continued preparations for Super Bowl XLIX.