MOUNT VERNON — After struggling in a loss to Portland on Friday, the Wenatchee Valley College men’s basketball team once again came out flat in the first half of its Saturday game against Blue Mountain in a Skagit Valley Turkey Tourney contest. The Knights shot 25 percent from the field in the first half against the Timberwolves and went into halftime down by 10 points.
WENATCHEE — The Pacific Northwest witnessed the beginning of a new Super Late Model racing endeavor as the Tri Track Super Late Model Series kicked off its inaugural season in 2014. In the first year the series saw over 80 drivers take the green flag with 10 different winners over the course of an 11-race schedule. The series returns in 2015 with some new additions including two new tracks, a new series director and some of the region’s biggest names committing to the sophomore season.
I happened to notice recently while researching some areas of local sports economic impact that once again the Wenatchee Wild are among the leaders in attendance in the 24-team North American Hockey League.
KENAI, Alaska — The Wild scored early and often on Saturday at the Soldotna Ice Center, beating the Kenai River Brown Bears 4-0, completing a sweep in the process. The win brings Wenatchee’s winning streak to four games.
WENATCHEE — With its 21-7 victory over the previously undefeated Zillah Leopards on Saturday, the Cascade football team is going to the 1A football state tournament semifinals for the first time since 1996.
MOSES LAKE — Okanogan running back TJ Morris busted out for 187 yards and five touchdowns, and the Bulldogs beat Davenport 55-18 in convincing fashion on Friday night at Lions Field in Moses Lake in a 2B state tournament quarterfinal game.
Aaron Ward was named as the Freshman of the Year for the Northwest Athletic Conference East Region last season, during which he averaged 15.1 points and 10.8 rebounds per game for the Wenatchee Valley College men’s basketball team.