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Wenatchee football to host Skyview in state game

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee football team has focused on the state playoffs since the end of last season, when it was bounced by Chiawana in the second round of the 4A tournament.

Washington optimistic about freshmen receivers

SEATTLE — For a passing game that has struggled mightily at times this season — “painful” was the word coach Chris Petersen used to describe it the other day — the Huskies are at least hopeful about the future of two freshmen wide receivers.

Ice Dogs welcome Wild to Fairbanks

After a three-hour bus ride to Seattle and a 10-hour flight to Anchorage, Alaska, the Wenatchee Wild arrived in Fairbanks, Alaska on Wednesday night to start their three-game series against the Ice Dogs.

Ephrata girls soccer wins 1st state game

EPHRATA — The Ephrata girls soccer team beat Fife 3-1 in the first round of the 2A state tournament at the Ephrata High School Soccer Complex on Wednesday.

State volleyball: Cascade gets tough draw

The Cascade volleyball team will play Freeman on Friday morning in a first-round 1A state tournament match, its first challenge on its quest to repeat as state champions.

Mora, Petersen headed in different directions

PULLMAN — Jim Mora’s “business trip” to Seattle last weekend was an undeniable success. The UCLA coach returned to the city where he grew up, where he played college football at the University of Washington and coached the Seahawks and left with a 44-30 win over the Huskies.

Hernandez favored to win Cy Young award

For much of the 2014 season, Felix Hernandez was the best pitcher in the American League. The Mariners’ ace was dominant, consistent and vital in the team’s resurgence and 87-75 record.

Ephrata football team’s season ends

CLARKSTON — The Ephrata football team couldn’t overcome a 15-point halftime deficit on Tuesday against Clarkston in the District 5/6/7 playoffs.

Hunting options abound this month in NCW

Waterfowl hunting action can really start to heat up in the Columbia Basin in November if temperatures drop and bring migrant ducks and geese from the north. Expect large numbers of mallards, wigeon, gadwalls, teal, scaup, redheads and canvasbacks. Early season migrant Canada geese (Lesser and Taverner’s) begin to scatter from their initial staging area at Stratford Lake to alfalfa or grain fields near Moses Lake and the Columbia River.

WDFW works to highlight rec opportunities in the Okanogan

OLYMPIA — Recreational opportunities abound through the fall and winter in the Okanogan region, and leaders from Brewster, Bridgeport and Pateros are promoting them in partnership with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.