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Prep Saturday: Eastmont, Ephrata wrestling teams place 13 at Davis Invite

YAKIMA — Eastmont opened its season Saturday with a strong showing at the Davis Invite. Three wrestlers finished the tournament with third-place efforts and an additional six earned fifth-place finishes. Ephrata also enjoyed a successful tournament with four wrestlers taking home third place.

Wild shut out visiting Eagles

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Wild have used their electric offense to light up the British Columbia Hockey League in the early part of this season. On Friday, it was the defense’s turn to steal the show.

Prep Friday: Wenatchee boys basketball team drops season opener

WENATCHEE — In its season opener, the Wenatchee boys basketball team was forced to play catch up after a 10-0 run late in the first quarter from visiting Mead, and the Panthers never quite closed the gap as they fell 50-44 Friday night.

Gronk undergoes back surgery, out indefinitely

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski will undergo back surgery on Friday and is expected to miss two months. Gronkowski left Sunday’s game against the New York Jets with an injury. A source told Schefter that ultimately Gronkowski was diagnosed with a herniated disk. The need for surgery was first reported by The Buffalo News.

McKnight shot, killed after road rage accident

NEW ORLEANS — Former USC Trojans and New York Jets running back Joe McKnight was shot to death in an apparent road rage incident outside New Orleans on Thursday, Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand said.

Zags cruise to win over MVSU

Mississippi Valley State was playing about as hard as it possibly could. The Delta Devils were pressing, trapping, running the floor and battling inside against taller Gonzaga.

Prep Thursday: Wenatchee wrestling team falls to Moses Lake

WENATCHEE — The Panthers began their season with a strong opening night against Columbia Basin Big Nine-powerhouse Moses Lake. Wenatchee lost 55-15 despite earning three victories and remaining competitive in most matches.

CWAC basketball previews: Ephrata, Quincy boys pushing for postseason berths

Each season, a few boys and girls teams from the Central Washington Athletic Conference put up a strong challenge to earn a place at the 2A state basketball tournament. This year is no exception. But in a wide-open CWAC boys basketball picture, both Quincy and Ephrata are looking to crash the party and make a dent in 2016-17.

Everybody Out: Whiskered wisdom

Few creatures live as fully or as transparently as a dog. That’s why friends I recently visited in British Columbia recommend that we spend more time imitating dogs. These friends, were even aware of a creed, Fidolosophy so to speak, helping people live bigger, better, fuller, kinder, richer, profounder, lives by copycatting dogs.

MLB owners, players agree on five-year labor contract

NEW YORK — It took nearly round-the-clock bargaining over the last two days and nights, but Major League Baseball and its players’ union have kept their 21-year streak of labor peace for another five years.

Huskies men lose to TCU for second time in four days

FORT WORTH, Texas — Alex Robinson came off the bench to post 16 points and seven assists, helping Texas Christian remain unbeaten with an 86-71 victory over visiting Washington on Wednesday night at Schollmaier Arena.
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Prep Tuesday: Eastmont boys basketball team holds off Cashmere in opener

CASHMERE — The season opener for the Eastmont and Cashmere boys basketball teams could hardly have been more tense. In a battle that went all the way down to the wire, Eastmont’s JR Alvarez hit a key three-pointer in the final minute of the game to break a 59-59 tie, and the Wildcats held on for a 62-61 road win at Cashmere High School to start the season off on the right foot.
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A winter sports win

Eastmont High School students react to a three-point shot made near the end of a boys basketball game in Cashmere Tuesday night. Eastmont beat Cashmere by a point. High school games have started all across North Central Washington. For more on the Eastmont-Cashmere game and others across NCW, see today's Sports page and a photo gallery at wenatcheeworld.com.