Coming off her first state championship as a sophomore for Wenatchee High School in the 100 butterfly, 14-year-old Jessica Wierzbicki of Wenatchee did one better and became the first Velocity swimmer to qualify for the USA Swimming Junior National Championships, to be held today through Saturday in Federal Way.
PULLMAN — When Washington State athletic director Bill Moos took stock of the football program after hiring Mike Leach in 2011, he thought that in three years the Cougars would be primed for a breakthrough season.
CASHMERE — The Cashmere girls basketball squad got off to a slow start in a non-league matchup against visiting Eastmont on Tuesday, but was able to make successful halftime adjustments and came away with a 77-47 win.
Weighing in late Saturday night on his football team’s case to crash the college-football playoff over Texas Christian, Baylor coach Art Briles asked a sideline reporter, “What country do we live in, America?”
WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee boys basketball team trailed visiting Gonzaga Prep by one entering the fourth quarter Saturday, but the Panthers’ defense limited second chance opportunities down the stretch and scored enough to keep the visiting Bullpups at bay and emerge victorious, 45-38.