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The Prep Beat: Miller leading Brewster softball’s CW2BL charge

Markie Miller has never really had an explosion of sorts for the Brewster softball team. Instead, the star of a Bears squad that has started 6-0 in Central Washington 2B League play has steadily improved from year to year. Rather than making a big jump after a season, it’s Miller’s consistency that has been noticed.

Enshrined: Carlson to enter Hall of Fame

Megan (Franza) Carlson will be inducted into the Washington Interscholastic Athletics Association Hall of Fame in the middle of the day on Wednesday, May 4. The ceremony will enshrine one of Cascade’s most well-known athletes and will cement Carlson’s name in history.

OckWord: Spring training in a big league clubhouse

Edgar Martinez fell quiet and focused. Calm. Myopic. Determined. Grabbing his piece of lumber, he ambled into position. A prolific hitter over 18 years, he faced a tough veteran righty. Stick back…stick forward.

The Apple Leaf: Pringle keeps on running

No matter your favorite sport in the years spent at WHS, college athletes are and will always be an unofficial beacon. They are the ones who have made it to varsity and beyond, blazing a trail for new and experienced athletes alike to follow. Justin Pringle, a track and cross country runner from the class of 2015, has done just that. While still at Wenatchee High School, he dashed through his seasons and in cross country, even competed at State level twice, earning himself places of 120th as a junior ...

Swing Away: Why do golfers play golf?

The game of golf is a funny game. Funny, peculiar, not funny, ha, ha! It’s a peculiar game for many reasons but among the most unique is the fact that most amateurs can never win. The object of the game is to make par or better on every hole 18 consecutive times.

Wolves edge Bellingham to secure Cascade Cup in three games

BELLINGHAM — The Wenatchee Wolves completed a tremendous season Friday night, beating the Bellingham Blazers 2-1, taking the Cascade Cup finals three games to none, in a game played at the Sportsplex in Bellingham.

Prep focus: Nine meet records fall at Eastmont Invitational

EAST WENATCHEE — The Eastmont Invitational record books were under siege Friday as 10 track and field teams descended upon the Eastmont track. On both the boys and girls sides, a combined nine meet records fell, with eight of those coming in the track events.

Prep Thursday: Wenatchee tennis tops West Valley to stay unbeaten

WENATCHEE — Last season, the Wenatchee tennis teams breezed through Columbia Basin Big Nine play, except for those pesky matches against West Valley. The Panthers came into Thursday’s matchup with the Rams in the same boat as last year — undefeated and untested. Well, that changed in a hurry.

Prep track and field preview: Toss, sprint and a jump

The runners have taken their marks, the starting gun has been fired and the high school track and field season is underway. Expectations and beliefs are high for a number of teams across the Wenatchee Valley. Both Columbia Basin Big Nine schools in the area are looking for success at state, while the Caribou Trail League is anyone’s to win. With the season still in its infancy, here’s a quick jaunt around to some of the teams looking to make their presences felt in the 2016 campaign.

Leavenworth skier two-time All-American

Nathan Wells of the Leavenworth Winter Sports Club returned from the 2016 Cross County Junior Nationals held in Cable, Wisconsin as a two-time All-American athlete, having placed within the top 10 in two races.

Prep Tuesday: Eastmont softball doubles up Davis

YAKIMA — The Davis softball team jumped out to an early 8-1 lead against visiting Eastmont on Tuesday afternoon, but the Wildcats’ offense put up 11 third-inning runs to grab the lead, and tacked on another 10 runs in the seventh to put the Pirates away.