The first preseason game for the Wenatchee Valley boys lacrosse team nearly turned into a tragedy last Saturday when head coach Dave Holland had a cardiac event on the field that eventually required five minutes of cardiopulmonary resuscitation to keep the coach alive.
PESHASTIN — A good way to take over the mound is with a 4-0 lead, and that’s what Nolan Pulse gave himself and the Kodiaks when he hit a 1-2 bases loaded triple in the bottom of the second before he went to work pitching the middle of the game.
WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee girls softball squad took advantage of a myriad of passed balls, wild pitches and a late offensive surge to claim a 15-5 season-opening win over the Cascade Kodiaks on Wednesday.
WENATCHEE — Wenatchee boys basketball head coach Ron Stone was informed Wednesday morning his coaching contract will not be renewed. The four-year coach led the team to a 16-9 overall record and the school’s first state quarterfinals bid since 1998.
Three Caribou Trail League boys basketball players have been picked to play in the 2014 Washington Interscholastic Basketball Coaches Association All-State games, Saturday at Eastside Catholic High School in Sammamish.
CHELAN — After graduating nine seniors from last year’s 1A state champion team, the Chelan boys soccer team opened its season Tuesday with a 2-0 win over Okanogan, which took fourth place in the state tournament last season.
Freshman Max Hunter starts his week by going to speech therapy on Monday, then again on Wednesday with the added cranial treatments by a doctor that he must endure. Then he does that all over again on Friday. After going to school and going through these lengthy treatments, he still finds time to go to Wenatchee swimming practice to accomplish more than anyone could expect.
YAKIMA — Even at breakfast the following morning, the Cashmere girls basketball team’s players were still emotionally struggling with their Friday loss to Lynden Christian in a 1A Hardwood Classic semifinal contest.
YAKIMA — When Okanogan boys basketball coach Mike Carlquist and the Bulldogs players look back on their 2014 1A Hardwood Classic semifinal game against King's years from now, their minds will most likely be flooded with painful memories.
YAKIMA — All season long, the Cashmere girls basketball team has thrived because of its defense. The Bulldogs have a lot of athletic, experienced, basketball-savvy players that can excel in a variety of different defensive schemes that head coach Brent Darnell likes to deploy and change at regular intervals.
YAKIMA — It’s a sister act that will be showing this year only for the Cashmere girls basketball team, but Bulldogs senior Lauren Johnson and her younger sibling, freshman Abbie Johnson, are bound and determined to make it a memorable one.