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Eastmont boys track hopes to soar to new heights

EAST WENATCHEE — If Tuesday’s performance is an indication for how the Eastmont Wildcats boys track and field team will fare this season, expect the Cats to be competing for a top-two spot in the Big Nine.

Brewster’s Smith repeats as 1A state player of the year

SEATTLE — Mount Rainier star Brittany McPhee has repeated as The Associated Press Washington girls’ state player of the year, while Rainier Beach’s Shaqquan Aaron was honored as the state player of the year for the boys.

Kuntz leads WHS at early-season golf tourney

KENNEWICK — Brady Kuntz posted his best score so far this season in a deep field of golfers to lead the Wenatchee boys golf team to a sixth place finish at the Canyon Lakes Invite on Wednesday at Canyon Lakes Golf Course.
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Prep baseball: Cashmere, Cascade built on solid foundations

When Jeff Carlson took over the Cashmere baseball program seven years ago, the Bulldogs were coming off a sub-.500 season in the Caribou Trail League, and after years of nondescript play as a member of the 2A Central Washington Athletic Conference before that, nobody was mistaking Cashmere baseball as a powerhouse.
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Lacrosse coach recovering after suffering cardiac event

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.

Panthers kick off season by routing Cascade

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 basketball coach Ron Stone’s contract not renewed

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.

Briefly: Local trio to play in all-state basketball game

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.