Shelly Pflugrath is a great coach, but the way in which she makes impacts on the lives of her players is even greater. Her numbers are staggering: A career 544-227 record, nine straight Northwest Athletic Conference East region titles spanning from 2006-2014 and an NWAC title in 2013.
SUNNYSIDE — It was far from easy for the Wenatchee boys soccer team on Friday night in Sunnyside. On a narrow field with tall grass against a team that likes to slow the game down, the Panthers struggled to navigate through the Grizzlies’ defense. When they did, though, Wenatchee took over and they earned a berth in the 4A state soccer tournament as a result.
WENATCHEE — The Brewster boys soccer team took an early lead on a goal from senior Luis Orozco and never looked back. The Bears led 1-0 lead into halftime and added a pair of goals in the second half to beat Chelan 3-1 at the Apple Bowl in Wenatchee on Saturday afternoon.
SUNNYSIDE — It was far from easy for the Wenatchee boys soccer team on Friday night in Sunnyside. On a narrow field with tall grass against a team that likes to slow the game down, the Panthers struggled to navigate through the Grizzlies’ defense. When they did, though, Wenatchee took over, and they earned a berth in the 4A state soccer tournament as a result.
EAST WENATCHEE — For the Eastmont baseball team, the situation is simple. The Wildcats need to keep winning if they want to keep their season going. If Friday’s 5-1 win over visiting Davis is any indication, they certainly aren’t ready for the year to end just yet.
YAKIMA -- The Eastmont and Wenatchee track and field teams performed admirably at the inner-city meet at Zaepfel Stadium in Yakima on Thursday. The teams used the meet as a tuneup for the Columbia Basin Big Nine District 6 championships on May 19-21.
If one were to look back in the Eastmont High School history books and thumb through the “girls tennis” section, that person would see the name Waterhouse littered throughout the pages of the past decade. Five girls and one boy make up the Waterhouse clan and most every one of them plays tennis.
GRANDVIEW — When Fredy Ruiz put his head to a long ball played into the box after his Jackrabbits had earned a corner kick, it appeared for a few fleeting moments that the resulting goal might be enough to carry Quincy to the 2A District 5/6 soccer tournament championship.
WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Valley Rams finished last year as National Champions. The beat the Joplin (Mo.) Crusaders 31-12 for the 2015 Class AA National Championship at Shea Stadium in Highlands Ranch, Colo.
Chance Williams is the youngest of 13 children in the Williams family. He is also the first to go to college. On May 6, Williams signed his letter of intent to play collegiate basketball at Wenatchee Valley College. The bond Williams has formed with his dad, Ernie Williams, is deep and unique.
EAST WENATCHEE – Needing a win to advance to the 4A District 6 baseball tournament, the Eastmont Wildcats got a stellar pitching performance from Dalen Robins and enough offense to cruise to an 11-1, five-inning victory over visiting Sunnyside at Dan White Field on Tuesday.
With places in the 1A state soccer tournament on the line, the Brewster and Chelan boys came away with impressive wins on Tuesday, although they did so in two very different ways. The Bears stayed perfect on the season with a decisive victory in their Caribou Trail League/Central Washington B League District 6 soccer tournament matchup against Cascade, while the Goats needed a comeback at the very last available seconds to squeeze out a win over Okanogan.
MALAGA — Arnold Palmer had ‘Arnie’s Army,’ Taylor Takasugi has the ‘TayTak Supporters.’ The 10-strong group of family and friends started the day as a core group of Taylor’s immediate family but ballooned in number once Wenatchee High School let students out in the afternoon. Her friends arrived as her group reached the 11th hole, and they provided all the motivation the sophomore golfer needed. After playing her first ten holes 12-over par, she finished even par to tie teammate Kadi Freund for second place and earn a trip to ...