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Wild season over after 3-2 loss to Chiefs

CHILLIWACK, British Columbia — The Wenatchee Wild’s season came to end on Wednesday night when the Chilliwack Chiefs came from behind to win 3-2, completing the 4-0 Mainland Division finals sweep over Wenatchee at Prospera Centre north of the border.

Wild lose Game 3, on the brink of elimination

CHILLIWACK, British Columbia — After a scoreless first period in Game 3 of the British Columbia Hockey League’s Mainland division finals, the host Chilliwack Chiefs scored three goals in both the second and third periods to beat the Wenatchee Wild 6-2 on Tuesday night at Prospera Centre.

Prep baseball preview: Swinging for the fences | NCW teams ready for another season on the diamond

A long winter has slowed the start of the baseball season considerably, but that has done little to dampen the optimism around the diamonds of North Central Washington, even if most teams haven’t been able to actually get out on those diamonds often. And — despite many groups being forced to spend the first few weeks of their seasons inside — there’s good reason for that optimism.

Wenatchee tennis team’s state returners come back swinging

With eight state-qualifying players returning to the Wenatchee varsity tennis team — four boys and four girls — the group is chock-full of veterans aching for another chance at the state tournament with a new captain at the helm. 

Sollom | Swinging in the rain

When my wife informs me that she is hosting book club for 10 of her gal pals, my first thought is, “Maybe I should get out of town for a day or two and, what else, play golf.”

Prep Saturday: Cashmere baseball team gets pair of wins over nonleague foe Naches Valley

NACHES — Tyler Chipman made his first start of the season for the Cashmere baseball team and showed the crowd at Naches Valley High School that he has picked up where he left off a season ago. The junior allowed only one run on one hit in 5.2 innings pitched, striking out 11 Rangers batters over 101 pitches to lead the Bulldogs to a 4-1 victory in the first game of Saturday’s nonleague road doubleheader.

BCHL Mainland Division finals | Game 1 goes to the Chiefs

WENATCHEE — A span of 47 seconds made all the difference in the Wenatchee Wild’s 3-1 loss to the Chilliwack Chiefs in Game 1 of the British Columbia Hockey League Mainland Division semifinals Friday night at Town Toyota Center.

Prep girls tennis preview | NCW girls tennis teams chock-full of talent

The Wenatchee girls tennis team is poised to pick up right where it left off in a relatively-weak Columbia Basin Big Nine in 2017. The girls tennis scene in the Caribou Trail League is quite possibly the best in the last decade, and there is reason for excitement and hope down in the small-school ranks as winter thaws and spring blossoms.

Velocity Swimming sends many swimmers to regional championships

Velocity Swimming is well into its championship season coming off a third-place finish at the Inland Empire Championships. Velocity’s third-place finish at the University of Idaho Pool in Moscow, Idaho matched last year’s finish at the short-course meet featuring 16 teams from Eastern Washington, the Idaho panhandle, and northeastern Oregon.