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Prep Friday: Cascade football team’s furious comeback falls just short

PESHASTIN — It would have been easy to pack it in and give up. Four minutes into the second quarter, the Cascade Kodiaks football team had fallen behind the Sultan Turks 25-0, a disappointing start to what would become a wild homecoming night at the Peshastin-Dryden Sports complex.

Sunnyside football team cruises past Wenatchee

SUNNYSIDE — In its Columbia Basin Big Nine league opener, the Wenatchee football team got off to a terrific start. But that was about the only thing that went the Panthers’ way Friday night in a 39-7 loss at Sunnyside.

Seahawks try out three running backs

While Pete Carroll seemed to indicate after Sunday’s game that the team thought Thomas Rawls wouldn’t be out long, if at all, after being kicked in the shin, Pro Football Talk reported Tuesday night the Seahawks brought in three running backs for tryouts Tuesday, apparently looking to add depth in case it is needed.

Baldwin makes statement on race relations in U.S.

RENTON — Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin’s time with reporters Thursday began with a statement on race, law enforcement and social activism, reflections that follow the latest police-involved shootings of black men in the United States.

Prep Thursday: Cascade girls soccer team scores four goals in second half, rallies past Okanogan

OKANOGAN — The Cascade girls soccer team used a strong second-half performance to earn a 4-1 road victory over Okanogan at the Central Valley Sports Complex. The Bulldogs held a one goal advantage at halftime after Jill Townsend scored off a well-timed pass from Alexis Jones in the 16th minute, but Cascade found the equalizer in the 47th minute. Just nine minutes later, the Kodiaks caught the Bulldogs’ defense out of position to take the lead and quickly added two more goals to finish off the home side. 

Wild quickly growing up on and off ice

WENATCHEE — “There wasn’t a lot not to like,” said Wenatchee Wild coach/general manager Bliss Littler about his team’s three-game rout of Prince George last week.

Martin out three weeks

TAMPA, Fla. — RB Doug Martin of the Buccaneers is expected to miss three weeks with a hamstring injury, according to reports. Martin exited Sunday's 40-7 loss against the Arizona Cardinals in the second quarter and did not return. He had seven carries for 23 yards.

Orioles OF Jones calls small crowds ‘eerie’

BALTIMORE — Center fielder Adam Jones held his tongue as he watched Orioles attendance dwindle over the past 16 months, but he said Wednesday that it’s a sad situation and he’s not sure exactly how to explain it.

Kaepernick talks about death threats

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — San Francisco 49ers backup quarterback Colin Kaepernick admitted this week to getting death threats over his perceived lack of respect for the National Anthem.
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UW’s Browning has become highly efficient

Before Jake Browning’s recent spate of stellar performances, Chris Petersen had a feeling last year Washington might have a budding star at quarterback when he often stumbled at the beginning of his college football career.

Storm knocked out of playoffs in first round

ATLANTA — Angel McCoughtry scored 37 points on 14-of-21 shooting from the floor to help rally the Atlanta Dream to a 94-85 victory over the Seattle Storm on Wednesday night in a first-round WNBA playoff elimination game at McCamish Pavilion.
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Cano’s sacrifice fly helps Mariners salvage 12-inning victory

SEATTLE — The Seattle Mariners were fighting to stay close in the playoff race and the Toronto Blue Jays were looking to extend a slim lead in their place atop the wild-card standings. In the end, the Blue Jays simply ran out of gas in a war of attrition on Wednesday afternoon.

Wild quickly growing up on and off ice

WENATCHEE – “There wasn’t a lot not to like,” said Wenatchee Wild coach/general manager Bliss Littler about his team’s three-game rout of Prince George last week.

Puig, Bumgarner conflict starts brawl

LOS ANGELES — The benches emptied Monday night in another epic battle between the San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Dodgers and team aces Madison Bumgarner and Clayton Kershaw.