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Everybody Out | King Creek Tour

Attractions: A pleasant, relatively private area providing pretty views over the Blewett Pass: a destination for all types of snow play (light touring, snowshoeing, telemark skiing and ski touring). A Forest Service Road provides an easy route for touring uphill and climbs pleasant east-facing slopes, studded with ponderosa pines, that intermediate ski tourers will enjoy skiing down. The trailhead is quite low on the Blewett Pass Highway, making this a tour that folks from the Lower Valley can access much more quickly than tours up Highway 2 or up the ...

Prep Tuesday: Wenatchee boys basketball team storms back to beat Moses Lake

WENATCHEE — Facing a 12-point deficit in the fourth quarter against the second-place team in the Columbia Basin Big Nine standings, the outlook for the Wenatchee boys basketball team didn’t look good Tuesday night. But an alteration defensively set the stage for a stirring Panthers comeback as Wenatchee’s Senior Night ended with a bang.

Prep spotlight: Ian Tamngin | Tamngin in prime position to end wrestling career on a high note

WENATCHEE — Four years ago, a freshman with tremendous talent began his journey in the wrestling program at Wenatchee High School. His coaches recognized his potential, and those around him told him just how talented he was. For Ian Tamngin though, it took time and experience to transform himself into the senior captain and encouraging role-model he is today.

Prep Saturday: Panthers, ‘Cats send nine to 4A wrestling regional

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Panthers had their best performance of the season as hosts of the 4A District 6 Tournament at Wenatchee High School on Saturday, advancing four wrestlers on to regionals. Senior captain Ian Tamngin defeated Sunnyside senior J.J. Rodriguez 3-1 to earn the district championship at 160 pounds, while fellow senior Dillon Bair took second at 182 pounds. 

Eastmont bowling team secures first ever 4A state title

UNIVERSITY PLACE — Last winter, after the Eastmont bowling team fell just short of a trip to the 4A state tournament, Wildcats coach Jeremy Anders was approached by three of his bowlers. They told Anders that although the season ended in disappointment, Eastmont wouldn’t have the same problem the next season. The trio told their coach that they’d be lifting the trophy come the end of the 2016-17 season.

Wild to host Surrey for pair of crucial games this weekend

WENATCHEE — The Wild’s lead in the British Columbia Mainland Division standings is down to five points, but a two-game set with visiting Surrey ought to bring Wenatchee some momentum, and more importantly, four points.

Prep focus: Johnson’s late putback keeps Cashmere girls basketball team unbeaten

CASHMERE — In the final home game of her outstanding Cashmere High School career, Abbie Johnson went out with a bang. With her team’s perfect season on the line, the senior forward — already one of the winningest players in program history — stepped up for one last bow on her home floor Tuesday night.
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Photo Gallery: Cashmere girls beat Okanogan in close one

The Cashmere girls basketball team beats Okanogan 52-50 on a basket with just a few seconds left in their basketball game in Cashmere Tuesday night. Okanogan was ranked 2nd and Cashmere 3rd in state going into the game.

Cougars sneak by Sun Devils in high-scoring affair

TEMPE, Ariz. — Before the game Sunday at Arizona State, Washington State basketball coach Ernie Kent pulled Josh Hawkinson and Ike Iroegbu aside and said he needed them to step up and carry their team.

Ockword | No better time than the present to get hip on NCW’s bowling scene

In almost all cases, shooting (or some variety of that term) your age is either a good or a nearly impossible thing. Think about it. In golf, you’d either be setting a world record or be sitting just a few strokes under par (depending on your age). In basketball, you’d be the top two or three scorer on the court. But in bowling, if you roll your age, unless you were alive during the Civil War, you’re having a bad day full of gutter balls and gap-tooth 7-10 splits. By ...

O’Connell goes from injury-plagued lineman to superstar

A brief moment of total silence. The room was without breath in anticipation. Bright lights that swirled around the room following the announcement stood still and focused on the stage. The anticipation was leading up to the announcement of the winner of the 2016 Outland Trophy, an award for the top offensive lineman in college football. 

Prep Saturday: Cashmere girls basketball team pulls away from Zillah late

CASHMERE — For the first time since its meeting January 13 with Okanogan, the Cashmere girls basketball team found itself in a highly competitive game. Despite an off night shooting from the floor, the Bulldogs outrebounded Zillah 22-6 on the offensive glass and held the Leopards without a second-chance point to earn a 55-45 victory in a nonleague showdown Saturday at Cashmere High School.