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Prep Saturday: Cashmere baseball team gets pair of wins over nonleague foe Naches Valley

NACHES — Tyler Chipman made his first start of the season for the Cashmere baseball team and showed the crowd at Naches Valley High School that he has picked up where he left off a season ago. The junior allowed only one run on one hit in 5.2 innings pitched, striking out 11 Rangers batters over 101 pitches to lead the Bulldogs to a 4-1 victory in the first game of Saturday’s nonleague road doubleheader.

Prep focus: Wenatchee boys soccer team starts slow, finishes strong in 4-0 win over Quincy

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee boys soccer team was far from its best Tuesday night in a marquee matchup, but it didn’t matter much in the end. Despite a performance that lacked a bit of a cutting edge, the defending 4A state champion Panthers used a three-goal second-half outburst to pull away from visiting Quincy — a 2A state tournament finalist a year ago — for a 4-0 win at the Apple Bowl.

Local cross country skiers place well at junior nationals

Hadassah Lurbur, Lydia Youkey, Nate Wells and Moses Lurbur of Wenatchee and Leavenworth, qualified in third, 15th, 20th and 29th, respectively, in the under-18 female and under-20 and under-18 male age classes while skiing classic technique cross country sprint races at the US Junior National Championships on Wednesday in Lake Placid, New York. 

Winter 2017 collegians: How they fared

Compiled are the statistics for players who attended high school in North Central Washington and who have advanced to the collegiate ranks in a winter sport (girls basketball, boys basketball, swimming, or wrestling) as of March 8, 2017. If you know of a local athlete that is participating in a winter sport at a four-year university or junior college that is not listed below, email his/her information to

Wild fall 7-4 to Spruce Kings in potential series clincher

PRINCE GEORGE, British Columbia — The Wenatchee Wild will have to wait before officially clinching their spot in the British Columbia Hockey League’s Mainland Division finals. After opening up a 3-0 series lead over the Prince George Spruce Kings on Tuesday, the Wild never got going Wednesday, falling behind 3-0 early en route to a 7-4 loss at Rolling Mix Concrete Arena.

Trojans football coach Ward stepping down

MANSON — Manson High School head football coach Scott Ward has decided to step down, according to a school press release issued Monday. In his six-season stint as coach, Ward led the Trojans to a Central Washington 2B League championship and helped Manson qualify for the district postseason in each of the past two seasons. Manson’s search for a new coach will begin immediately.

S.P.O.R.T. Gymnastics shines at 2017 Apple Cup

The S.P.O.R.T. Gymnastics competitive team had a fantastic Saturday at the 2017 Apple Cup in Wenatchee. S.P.O.R.T. won the all-around and floor exercises in every age group at the bronze, silver and gold divisions of the five-team meet as a busy March started with a bang for S.P.O.R.T.