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Eastmont football shoring up defense at team camp

WENATCHEE — After giving up the second-most points in the Columbia Basin Big Nine during the 2013 season, the Eastmont football team is looking to solve its defensive problems with a stronger, more confident approach.

Panthers dominate Wildcats in volleyball opener

WENATCHEE — Despite a number of departures from last year’s Big Nine championship team, the Wenatchee volleyball squad picked up where it left off with a dominant win over cross-river rival Eastmont on Wednesday.

Prep baseball: Eastmont powers past Ike in twinbill

EAST WENATCHEE — The Eastmont baseball team had one bad inning Friday afternoon in the Wildcats’ doubleheader against Eisenhower. If how the Wildcats rebounded from that inning is any indication of how they respond to a hiccup, opponents might want to rethink racking up a high number of runs in one inning.

Prep golfers open season at Pasco

PASCO — The Wenatchee and Eastmont boys golf teams were greeted with favorable weather conditions in their season-opener Monday at the Pasco Invite. Wildcats coach Pat Welch, who said it was the nicest opening-day conditions he could remember, was pleased with the way his team’s performance at the 15-team tournament.

Eastmont’s dream ends

WENATCHEE — The Eastmont Wildcats, and anybody following them, ran the gamut of emotions Saturday night. After opening the game with a vastly different-looking starting lineup, the Wildcats climbed back from an initial 10-point hole, pushing the Newport Knights as far as they could go.

Wildcats get early look at regional foe

When it comes to advantages, the Eastmont Wildcats have them in spades heading into their state regional game. And they’ll need them all against a big and athletic Newport Knights team.

Newport advances to play Eastmont in state regional

BELLEVUE — Newport defeated Mt. Vernon 66-55 on Tuesday night to earn a spot against Eastmont in a state regional round game at 6 p.m. Saturday at Wenatchee High School. Tuesday’s game detemined the fifth and final seed from the KingCo/WesCo 4A bi-district to the state regional.

5 locals win state wrestling titles

TACOMA — A misstep drove Asa Schwartz all season long and repentance propelled him onto the first-place podium Saturday at the Tacoma Dome. Schwartz (220 pounds) clinched his first state title as a junior and helped Chelan to a fifth place team finish in a 6-4 overtime win by scoring a takedown.

Wildcats are the Big Nine’s survivor

EAST WENATCHEE — In what could be considered the biggest game in the history of the Bridge of Sportsmanship basketball rivalry, the Eastmont Wildcats and Wenatchee Panthers played a wild and woolly classic in front of a deafening crowd. The Eastmont players will look back on the night fondly. The Panthers might not, though they took the Wildcats to their limit.