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Prep Tuesday: Wenatchee girls basketball team tops Pasco

RICHLAND — The Wenatchee girls basketball team got a strong all-around team effort Tuesday, with three players finishing in double figures to lead the Panthers over Pasco 58-37 at the Hanford Christmas Tournament.

Free snowshoe tours offered throughout January and February

LEAVENWORTH — Free guided snowshoe tours will be provided at Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery with all equipment provided over the Christmas period and into January and February. From December 27 through January 1, tours are at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. daily. In January, tours are available most Fridays at 1 p.m. and on weekends at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. In February, weekend tours will continue through the 19th.

Photo gallery: Cashmere beats Chelan in girls basketball

Cashmere vs Chelan girls basketball. Cashmere won 68-21. The teams were playing in the NCW Basketball Showcase being held at Town Toyota Center through December 23. For more information on who's playing and the schedule see

Heiling | The Wild are elite

Over the past three months, I have used the words “stellar,” “good,” “great,” and even “spectacular” to describe the Wild’s play in the British Columbia Hockey League. It’s time to raise the bar.

Prep Saturday late: Okanogan wrestling team takes second at Holiday Invite

OROVILLE — The Tonasket Tigers won the championship at the North Okanogan Holiday Invitational, capturing the title of the more than 30-year-old annual tournament despite sending six varsity wrestlers to the Tri-State tournament in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Okanogan finished second. The Tigers placed nine wrestlers on the podium and had seven wrestlers in the finals to finish with 153.5 points. 

Wild cruise to win over Kings

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Wild leaned on their stars Saturday night in a 5-0 blowout win over the Powell River Kings at the Town Toyota Center. The British Columbia Hockey League’s leading scorer, Brendan Harris, tallied four assists, while the man right behind him on the list, Charlie Combs, added a goal and two helpers to lift the Wild to a straightforward win for the second consecutive night.

Prep Saturday: Wenatchee girls basketball team nabs comeback win at Davis

YAKIMA — Against a tough, aggressive Davis team, the Wenatchee girls basketball team faced an uphill battle heading into the fourth quarter of Saturday night’s game in Yakima. The Panthers trailed by four after a stretch during which they just couldn’t seem to get their shots to fall.
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Prep focus: Eastmont boys basketball team stumbles late, falls to Eisenhower

EAST WENATCHEE — Throughout a topsy-turvy game at Eastmont High School on Friday, it seemed as though the Eastmont boys basketball team was on the verge of a massive win for the program. But a loss of composure late left Eastmont on the canvas as the visiting Cadets walked away with a victory.

Wild get back to winning ways against Grizzlies

VICTORIA, British Columbia — A night after suffering a disheartening 4-3 double-overtime loss, the Wenatchee Wild bounced back Saturday with a 3-1 win over the Victoria Grizzlies at the Q Centre in Victoria, British Columbia. Two third-period goals proved to be the difference as the Wild beat the British Columbia Hockey League Island Division-leading Grizzlies.