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Prep Saturday: Ephrata takes bronze at River City wrestling duals

POST FALLS, Idaho — The Ephrata wrestling team bounced back from a rough opening-day performance to capture first place in the bronze bracket of the River City Duals in Post Falls, Idaho on Saturday. Tigers freshman Mac Laird and sophomore lightweight Sammy Flores both finished the tournament undefeated.

Wild cruise to comfortable win over Capitals

WENATCHEE — A night after clinching a postseason berth, the Wenatchee Wild kept their momentum going, putting together an impressive performance at both ends of the ice in a 6-0 win over the Cowichan Valley Capitals at the Town Toyota Center on Saturday. It was Wenatchee’s fourth consecutive victory.

Prep Friday: Cashmere girls basketball team stays perfect with comeback win over Okanogan

OKANOGAN — The Cashmere girls basketball team has proved throughout most of the season that it can win by putting a pounding on its opponents and the scoreboard, but Friday night at Okanogan High School’s Dawson Gymnasium, Cashmere proved it can also win a defensive slugfest. Cashmere defeated Okanogan 42-34 to remain unbeaten for the season.

Prep focus: Chelan boys basketball team extend lead in CTL with win over Omak

CHELAN — In the program’s first season since the retirement of longtime coach Joe Harris, the Chelan boys basketball team hasn’t missed a beat. The Goats entered Friday’s game with Omak atop the Caribou Trail League standings with a 5-1 record in league games, and they had a chance to separate even further from the pack with the second-place Pioneers visiting Chelan.

Wild first BCHL team to clinch postseason berth with win over Alberni Valley

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Wild became the first British Columbia Hockey League team to clinch a postseason berth on Friday night. When West Kelowna beat Surrey just moments after Wenatchee’s 4-1 win over Alberni Valley at Town Toyota Center, the Wild proved they are one of the four best teams in the BCHL’s Mainland Division, and will play hockey after the conclusion of the league’s regular season.

Prosise will be a game-time decision Saturday

Seahawks running back C.J. Prosise practiced again in a red non-contact jersey on Thursday in Seattle’s last workout before leaving for Atlanta and a divisional playoff game against the Falcons Saturday afternoon.

Rams make McVay youngest coach at age 30

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Rams have decided on their new head coach, hiring 30-year-old Redskins offensive coordinator Sean McVay on Thursday.

Cal pulls away late, tops UW

BERKELEY, Calif. — Ivan Rabb collected a game-high 20 points and 14 rebounds to lead Cal to a 69-59 victory over Washington on Thursday night in a Pac-12 game at Haas Pavilion.

Everybody Out | Whitewater rafting: a four season sport

When I started kayaking in 2009, the thought of traveling down a river strapped into a kayak was terrifying. However, like anything in life, after committing countless hours of practice I slowly became comfortable in my little plastic boat. The more time I spent kayaking, the more I realized that this sport had endless potential for progression.

Kapeikis takes his figure skating talents to biggest stage

WENATCHEE — As soon as he could walk, 12-year-old figure skating prodigy Liam Kapeikis was on skates. Both of Liam’s parents, Louise and Paul Kapeikis, skated with Disney on Ice years ago and Liam’s sister Kaela currently skates for the dazzling Disney program.

Mayweather and McGregor trying to come to terms

BRISTOL, Conn. — Floyd Mayweather responded to Conor McGregor’s most recent demand of a $100 million purse for a boxing match with a counter offer: $15 million and a cut of the pay-per-view.

Troubled ex-Rams running back Mason arrested again

PALM BEACH, Fla. — Tre Mason, the Rams running back who never reported to the team this past season, was arrested Tuesday morning in Florida for a fleeing incident dating back to July, according to records obtained from the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office.

Kloppenburg rejoins Storm

SEATTLE — A familiar name returns to the Seattle basketball scene as Gary Kloppenburg rejoins the Storm after 15 years away. The 13-year WNBA veteran brings a wealth of experience and seemingly upgrades what had been the least experienced coaching staff in the WNBA. Kloppenburg replaces Leah Drury, who spent one year with the Storm last season. Ryan Webb is expected to return for his third season.

Dime out for about a month with broken finger

SEATTLE — Washington center Malik Dime will miss 4-5 weeks due to a broken pinkie finger suffered in the final minutes of Saturday’s 87-61 win over Oregon State.