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Prep Thursday: Grandview nips Quincy in shootout to grab CWAC title

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.

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.

Local runners finish high at Apple Blossom run

The 2016 Apple Blossom run proved the Wenatchee Valley has many dedicated and skilled runners. Over 450 runners participated in the big race over the weekend, all with varying amounts of experience.

Sox sign five players for summer ball

WENATCHEE — Two position players along with a trio of pitchers will head to Wenatchee this summer to play for the AppleSox. Utility player Alex Gonzales, infielder Evan Douglas, right-handed pitcher Ross Clevenger, right-handed pitcher Jimmy Dobrash, and left-handed pitcher Nick Hoefling have signed to play with the AppleSox.

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.
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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 ...
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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.
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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.