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Wild to face division champions in playoffs

The Wenatchee Wild are on a quest to win their first Robertson Cup. They completed the first step in obtaining the Cup trophy, awarded annually to the North American Hockey League’s best team, by taking two quick games from the IceRays in Corpus Christi, Texas, on April 3-4 to win the South division play-in series.

WVC softball: Knights’ power on display

WENATCHEE – Nikki Mather wants to do some serious damage at the plate every time she steps into the box for the Wenatchee Valley College softball team.

Remembering longtime Cougars coach Bobo Brayton

Bobo Brayton was giving a tour of his 160-acre spread a few years ago, located along the south fork of the Palouse River between Pullman and Colfax. He had dubbed it the Red Cougar Ranch, of course. It was always his sanctuary, but particularly after a horrific ATV accident in 2011 knocked him for a loop.

Duke wins fifth NCAA crown

INDIANAPOLIS — What Grayson Allen did on Monday night during Duke's 68-63 victory against Wisconsin is what he's done so often in practices — and done so many times that Duke men's basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski has taken to calling him a name not suitable for print in a family publication.

UConn, Notre Dame in title game rematch

TAMPA, Fla. — It’s a question that has been percolating throughout the country all season and has been popular narrative at the Final Four.

With a new name, Tour de Beer back for Year 2

WENATCHEE — When Tour de Beer was first organized a year ago to help cap the Apple Blossom Festival’s final weekend, the idea behind setting up the outdoor beer gardens on downtown Wenatchee streets was to make the experience of watching the annual Tour de Bloom Criterium even better for spectators.

Prep Monday: Panthers freshman medals at CBBN girls golf meet

EAST WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Golf and Country Club course challenged the Columbia Basin Big Nine girls golfers who competed in the second league meet of the season Monday. Morning rain slowed the greens to a manageable speed, but once the sun started to peek out from behind clouds later in the day, putting became more difficult.

New trail trend: Ultra-heavy hiking

If you’re training for a big climb or a long-distance trail, it’s important to practice hiking with lots of weight, since you’ll be toting all that you need to stay outside overnight for several days. Most people like to carry a few extra gallons of water with them, which creates extra weight without having to pack up all your stuff every time you go training.