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Bellevue football program to be investigated

BELLEVUE -- Bob Westinghouse and Carl Blackstone, two former federal prosecutors with the U.S. Department of Justice, have been selected by the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) to investigate alleged violations of its rules by the Bellevue High School football program.

Prep girls soccer: Cascade team to beat in CTL

After nearly a decade of dominance by the Cashmere girls soccer team in the Caribou Trail League, Cascade was able to thwart the Bulldogs for the league title and state berth a year ago. The Kodiaks graduated just one senior from last year’s team and are poised to repeat with a strong squad. Cascade has just 13 players on its roster, and is not able to roster a junior varsity team, however.

Prep girls swimming and diving: Panthers favored to win state title

The expectations on the Wenatchee girls swimming and diving team last year were great. They were dubbed state favorites early because of their influx of high-level talent among all classes and ended up finishing fourth at the 4A state meet. This season, every single state participant is back and the Panthers are once again state favorites.

Prep cross country: Eastmont has strong turnout

The boom in participation for the Eastmont cross country program started a while ago when coach Gary Millard took the reigns of the program. But when a record 50 students turned out to run this year, it got Millard thinking.

Prep Thursday: Cashmere girls soccer notches first win of season

CASHMERE — The Cashmere girls soccer team saw its hard work over a difficult early season stretch pay off Thursday night with a 3-1 victory over visiting East Valley (Yakima). Molly Thies opened the scoring in the fourth minute with the first of her two goals.

Prep Tuesday: Cascade volleyball starts season strong against Wenatchee

WENATCHEE -- With five straight state appearances, including a championship in 2013, the bar for success is set higher than any gym the Cascade volleyball team visits. On Tuesday, the Kodiaks started off another potential state run in dominating fashion by sweeping the host Wenatchee Panthers 25-15, 25-14, 25-19.

Prep Saturday: Wenatchee girls soccer draws with Mt. Si

SNOQUALMIE — Playing on the road for a second consecutive day, the Wenatchee girls soccer team earned a hard-fought 1-1 draw against Mt. Si on Saturday. The two teams were evenly matched and created similar scoring chances throughout the match.

Prep girls soccer: Young Panthers squad plays well in loss

SAMMAMISH – Usually when a high school team is described as young, that means the squad only has two or three – four at the most – seniors. John Springer’s Wenatchee girls soccer team has, count ‘em, no seniors. Zip. Nada. None.