He calls it “the world’s most realistic looking fake slug.” It’s a small, slimy prop that Cashmere girls coach Brent Darnell keeps tucked away in his coaching bag. During the team’s first bus trip last season, he decided to jokingly bug his star player, whom he describes as “nasty, fiery and competitive” on the court.
MOSES LAKE — The Wenatchee Valley College men’s basketball team has rediscovered its winning ways in time to make a strong playoff push. If the Knights can extend their win streak Saturday in their final regular-season game of the year, they’ll end their long postseason drought.
FEDERAL WAY — Wenatchee took 18th place out of 36 teams at the Boys State Swimming and Diving Championships at the Weyhauser King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way on Saturday. Eastmont placed 21st.
TACOMA — Eastmont grappler Julian Arellano was on a 2-0 win streak at Mat Classic XXVII when he fell to Moses Lake’s Trey Long on Saturday at the Tacoma Dome. The 9-0 loss knocked him down to the consolation bracket, where he was eventually able to climb back up to a fourth-place finish.