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Owen Riddle dominates Neal Newberry 150

WENATCHEE -- A Riddle found victory lane for a second straight race in the Tri Track Super Late Model Series on Saturday. Only this time it was Owen Riddle grabbing his second career TTSLMS win in the second annual Neal Newberry 150 at Wenatchee Valley Super Oval.

Wild off to strong start in new league

For many hockey fans, it’s difficult to see consecutive scores of 5-1 and 8-0 and decipher those games as anything but one-sided blowouts. But coaches aren’t fans, and complacency kills. It’s in their nature, and the team’s best interest, to find silver linings in losses and darker tones in wins.

When the wheels came off

I guess I have to comfort myself knowing that it happens to every golfer on the planet. Tiger, Jordan, Rory, et al. It happens to everyone who plays this silly game. The wheels on the game will come off at some point and how we as players respond to the frustration is the deep peek into our very souls. OK, maybe that's a bit too melodramatic.

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.

WVC soccer: Knights teams lose East openers

WALLA WALLA – The Wenatchee Valley men’s and women’s soccer teams opened Northwest Athletic Conference East Region play with losses to host Walla Walla on Saturday.

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.

Oval prepares for final laps

EAST WENATCHEE – With former track co-owner Leonard Evans passing away last December, it has been a season of transition this summer at the Wenatchee Valley Super Oval. On Aug. 22, the winner of the Late Models race brought a bit of the race track’s history full-circle -- or full-oval, so to speak.

WVC volleyball squad wins East opener

MOSES LAKE — The Wenatchee Valley College volleyball team won its Northwest Athletic Conference East Region opener Wednesday, beating host Big Bend 19-25, 25-19, 25-22, 25-19.