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Prep spotlight: Brewster’s Williams taking his talents to WVC

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.

CTL/CWB Tuesday: Brewster, Chelan boys soccer advance to state, to play for district

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.

Prep focus: Wenatchee girls golf team wins CBBN title, send four golfers to state tournament

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 ...

Columbia Basin Big Nine: Wenatchee and Eastmont

This article is a living document of the happenings from the Columbia Basin Big Nine. Two teams dominate this article; Wenatchee and Eastmont. The normal prep roundups will still be available with that specific day's art. This article will serve as a comprehensive document or a one-stop shop for all CBBN sports news. This document will be updated whenever Wenatchee or Eastmont plays with everchanging art.

Prep focus: Cashmere baseball ekes out road win over Chelan

CHELAN — On August 7, 1974, Frenchman Philippe Petit famously strung a high wire across the Twin Towers of World Trade Center in New York City. With no harness, no nets and a 26-foot pole for balance, he successfully walked from one tower to the other, 110 stories and 1,362 feet above the lower Manhattan streets.

The Weekly Scoop: Student-athletes prove success not limited to sports arenas

Local athletes have been on the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association’s radar lately. And the Cashmere boys tennis team wasn’t recognized for its straight-set victories, high-octane serves or excellent doubles play on the court. No, the Cashmere tennis squad was recognized for its high GPA. Yes, that’s right, the eight Cashmere boys tennis players combined for a 3.65 grade point average, better than any other 1A school in the state.

Prep Thursday: Chelan, Omak tennis teams split CTL showdown

CHELAN — It is hard to beat a quality opponent three teams in the same season. The Chelan boys soccer team completed that feat by beating Cascade 2-1 Thursday afternoon in the CTL championship game. The win gives the Goats the No. 1 seed moving into the District 5/6 tournament crossover with the Central Washington 2B League whoch starts on Tuesday.

My new gig: there’s a new golf marshal in town

Back in the 1800s when the new marshal came to town, the mayor gave him a gun and a badge and sent him out to uphold the law. Not so, it seems, when you’re the new course marshal at Desert Canyon Golf Resort. Nope. No badge and no gun. It’s probably just as well because unlike the old west, being a course marshal is much more civilized. Or so I thought.

Prep Wednesday rewind: Ephrata baseball eliminates rival Quincy

EPHRATA — The Ephrata baseball team ended rival Quincy’s season on Wednesday afternoon with a 4-2 win over the visiting Jackrabbits. Tigers pitcher Logan Moss got the win for the home team, going seven innings while allowing seven hits and two earned runs. Moss struck out seven while walking two. Quincy put the pressure on Ephrata in the sixth inning with two runs but ultimately could not complete the comeback.