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Ice Storm Warning issued January 17 at 2:53PM PST until January 18 at 4:00PM PST by NWS

...AREAS OF HEAVY ICE AND SNOW ACCUMULATIONS EXPECTED TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY... .HEAVY PRECIPITATION OVERRUNNING A COLD LOW LEVEL AIR MASS ARRIVES THIS EVENING AND CONTINUES INTO WEDNESDAY BRINGING THE POTENTIAL FOR HOURS OF FREEZING RAIN... SLEET...AND SNOW. HEAVY MOUNTAIN SNOW IS A NEAR CERTAINTY. HEAVY ICE ACCUMULATIONS WILL

This Afternoon

Hi19° Wintry Mix

Tonight

Lo19° Wintry Mix

Wednesday

Hi31° Freezing Rain then Rain/Freezing Rain

Wednesday Night

Lo29° Wintry Mix Likely then Slight Chance Snow

Thursday

Hi36° Slight Chance Snow then Cloudy

Thursday Night

Lo25° Slight Chance Snow

Friday

Hi33° Rain/Snow Likely

Friday Night

Lo26° Snow Likely

Saturday

Hi33° Chance Rain

Saturday Night

Lo24° Chance Snow

First WIAA RPI rankings released for prep hoops

RENTON — The WIAA released its inaugural RPI rankings for high school basketball teams across the state. Cashmere open at fifth place in the 1A girls rankings despite an overwhelmingly successful early season run, while Okanogan opens in seventh and Omak starts in 18th. The Chelan boys team sits at fifth, while Cashmere is 24th.

Wenatchee uses three-goal second period to win

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Wild used a big second period and three points from AJ Vanderbeck to take down the British Columbia Hockey League’s third-best team on Saturday night at Town Toyota Center.

Prep Friday: Okanogan boys basketball team hands Chelan first league loss of season

OKANOGAN — The Chelan Mountain Goats established themselves as the team to beat over the first third of the Caribou Trail League season. On Friday night, however, the Okanogan Bulldogs made a statement in front of their home crowd, erasing a seven-point deficit in the fourth quarter to earn their biggest win of the young season in a 56-52 upset of Chelan.
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Prep focus: Ephrata boys basketball team zooms past Quincy

QUINCY — Friday’s game between the Quincy and Ephrata boys basketball teams was always going to come down to whichever team could control the tempo of the contest. It was the visiting Tigers who were able to do so.

Tigers basketball teams cruise to wins Wednesday

ENTIAT — The Entiat boys and girls basketball teams both earned convincing wins in Central Washington 1B League play on Wednesday over visiting Cascade Christian Academy.

WVC men’s basketball team drops heartbreaker to Big Bend

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Valley College men’s basketball team very nearly started Northwest Athletic Conference play Wednesday with a big win over a tough Big Bend team. But the Knights ultimately came up just short, falling 86-85 to the visiting Runnin’ Vikes as they began their league slate with a narrow defeat.

Vanderbeck’s big night helps Wild end losing streak

SURREY, British Columbia — After three straight losses to the Chilliwack Chiefs over the New Year’s weekend, the Wenatchee Wild needed a win badly Thursday against the Surrey Eagles. They got it, as AJ Vanderbeck scored four goals to lead the Wild to a 6-3 victory over the host Eagles at the South Surrey Arena.

Prep Thursday: Brewster girls basketball edge past Bridgeport

BREWSTER — After his Brewster girls basketball team had suffered its first loss of the season Tuesday, Bears coach Roger Boesel wanted to see an improved effort in Thursday’s matchup with Bridgeport. He got one. Host Brewster put together a significantly better effort than it did in Tuesday’s 56-45 loss to Tonasket on Thursday, easing by Bridgeport 69-38 to improve to 7-1 on the season.

Chelan girls basketball team places second at holiday tourney

CHELAN — The Chelan girls basketball team finished second at the Chelan Holiday Tournament on Thursday, held Wendesday and Thursday in Chelan. After a 50-36 win over Oroville on Wednesday in which they ran away from the Hornets before halftime, the Goats stumbled to a 56-35 defeat to Adna, the No. 3 team in the state 2B rankings, in the tournament final.
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Prep focus: Eastmont, Ephrata wrestling teams shine at Cat Classic

EAST WENATCHEE — The Eastmont and Ephrata wrestling teams each had fantastic days at the Paul Reasor Memorial Tournament, also known as the Cat Classic, at Eastmont High School on Friday. The host Wildcats and Tigers combined to capture seven of the tournament’s 14 championships, with Eastmont senior Jesus Salamanca earning both the 120-pound title and the award for the Most Outstanding Lightweight, given to the best wrestler in the 106-145 pound weight classes. Ellensburg won four individual championships and took home the team title for the second consecutive year.

Prep Thursday: Cashmere boys basketball team wins on buzzer beater

YAKIMA — After surrendering the 11-point advantage it had held early in the fourth quarter, the Cashmere boys basketball team found itself struggling from the free-throw line in overtime against Kalama at the Sundome Shootout in Yakima on Thursday. But, trailing by one with just 10 seconds remaining, Noah Phillips blew past his defender at the top of the key and nailed a floater in the lane as time expired to give the Bulldogs a 61-60 victory.

Prep Wednesday: Cashmere girls basketball team defeats 1B powerhouse Colton

SPOKANE — The Cashmere girls basketball team came out with more intensity than it has in any other game yet this season and broke down eight-time defending 1B state champion Colton’s pressure defense to earn a 73-50 victory at the Eagle Holiday Classic at West Valley High School in Spokane on Wednesday.