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Prep Thursday: Wenatchee girls basketball edge host Davis

YAKIMA — The Wenatchee girls basketball team needed overtime to beat the pesky Pirates, but Wenatchee’s improved second-half defense and clutch performances in extra time gave the Panthers a 65-61 win in Yakima on Thursday.

Prep focus: The G.O.A.T.

The 6-foot-2 Emma Stockholm sprints down the court chasing a small guard like a cheetah chases down a galloping gazelle. Stockholm outraces the smaller baller to the rim and swats her shot before the ball can even think about going through the orangish cylinder.

Prep focus: Esquivel, Long lead league-leading Wenatchee

WENATCHEE — Make that lucky number 13 for the Wenatchee boys basketball team. Playing without star Grady Miller, the Panthers didn’t miss a beat in a tidy 73-53 win over rival Eastmont in front of a packed gym Friday at Wenatchee High School.

Wild swipe a pair in Canada

LANGLEY, British Columbia — Road trips seem a little shorter when a team is able to pack a few “Ws” on the bus ride home. The Wenatchee Wild needed to clear room on their luxury bus that team owner David White purchased for them as they won their second straight road game with a 5-2 comeback win over their division foe, the Langley Rivermen, Saturday in front of 1,530 fans at the Langley Events Centre.

WVC Saturday: Knights women win again

YAKIMA — The WVC men’s and women’s basketball teams met up with the Yakima Valley Yaks on Saturday afternoon. The women’s team totally overwhelmed Yakima Valley and won its eighth straight game. The Lady Knights went a perfect 8-0 in January.

Local skiiers excel at Apple Cup races at Mission Ridge

WENATCHEE — Mission Ridge Ski Team's Owen Platt won his second overall giant slalom title on Sunday while Hadley Platt and Tatum Grosdidier finished second and third overall on the girls side to wrap up the annual Stemilt Apple Cup races at the Ridge.

Wild snap streak, double up host Express

COQUITLAM, British Columbia — The Wenatchee Wild went on the road Wednesday night and snapped a three-game losing streak with a 4-2 win over the Coquitlam Express at the Poirer Sports and Leisure Centre.

Knights women beat Big Bend, WVC men fall

The men’s and women’s WVC basketball teams were in action against Big Bend on Wednesday. The WVC women continued its winning ways with a 22-point victory over the host Runnin’ Vikes.

The late, great Bill Johnson

Skiing lent a fitting metaphor to Bill Johnson’s life: dangerous, thrilling, full of turns and rife with uncertainty and consequences.