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Prep Thursday: Cashmere boys basketball team wins on buzzer beater

YAKIMA — After surrendering the 11-point advantage it had held early in the fourth quarter, the Cashmere boys basketball team found itself struggling from the free-throw line in overtime against Kalama at the Sundome Shootout in Yakima on Thursday. But, trailing by one with just 10 seconds remaining, Noah Phillips blew past his defender at the top of the key and nailed a floater in the lane as time expired to give the Bulldogs a 61-60 victory.

Learning and loving Hok skis

This last week my family and I got a couple of short test days to try out our new Hok skis made by Altai Skis. Here is my take on what I have discovered about these skis from using them thus far:

Prep Wednesday: Cashmere girls basketball team defeats 1B powerhouse Colton

SPOKANE — The Cashmere girls basketball team came out with more intensity than it has in any other game yet this season and broke down eight-time defending 1B state champion Colton’s pressure defense to earn a 73-50 victory at the Eagle Holiday Classic at West Valley High School in Spokane on Wednesday.

Wild stumble against Chiefs

CHILLIWACK, British Columbia — The Wenatchee Wild led early in each of the first two periods of their first game in 11 days, but two goals late in the second period and two more late in the third allowed the host Chilliwack Chiefs to squeak out a 5-3 win at the Prospera Centre on Wednesday.

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.