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Hydrologic Outlook issued February 12 at 3:18PM PST until February 13 at 10:00AM PST by NWS

...WARM, RAINY, AND WINDY CONDITIONS WILL LEAD TO STREAM RISES... A MORE UNSETTLED WEATHER PATTERN ARRIVES THIS WEEKEND BRINGING RAINS AND WARM TEMPERATURES. MELTING MID AND LOW ELEVATION SNOW, IN COMBINATION WITH THE RAINS, WILL LEAD TO RISES ON MANY OF THE AREA`S STREAMS. MONDAY AND TUESDAY ARE FORECAST TO BRING EVEN WARMER TEMPERATURES...SOME NEAR RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES...ALONG

Today

Hi44° Areas Dense Fog then Partly Sunny

Tonight

Lo35° Chance Rain

Sunday

Hi47° Slight Chance Rain

Sunday Night

Lo39° Slight Chance Rain

Washington's Birthday

Hi58° Partly Sunny

Monday Night

Lo41° Mostly Cloudy

Tuesday

Hi58° Mostly Cloudy

Tuesday Night

Lo41° Slight Chance Rain

Wednesday

Hi49° Chance Rain

Wednesday Night

Lo39° Chance Rain

Wild use six different goal scorers to pound Prince George

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Wild spread the love on Friday. Facing a struggling Prince George squad, the Wild used six different scorers to dethrone the Spruce Kings 6-1 in front of 3,221 fans at Town Toyota Center.

Columbia Basin basketball sweeps WVC

PASCO – The Wenatchee Valley College men’s and women’s basketball teams were in action at Columbia Basin College on Wednesday, both Knights teams ended up on the wrong end of the final score.

NFL upholds Burfict suspension

CINCINNATI — The three-game suspension of Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict was upheld, according to published reports. Burfict recently had his case heard by NFL appeals office Derrick Brooks, the former Tampa Bay Buccaneers standout and Hall of Famer. The disciplinary actions came after Burfict’s questionable behavior during a playoff game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Most notable was a blow to the head of receiver Antonio Brown that resulted in a concussion.

Raiders extend O.co lease for additional season

OAKLAND — With the Oakland Raiders’ long-term plans still up in the air, team officials announced Thursday afternoon that the team had agreed to a one-year lease extension to remain at the O.Co Coliseum for the 2016 NFL season. The deal also includes options for the 2017 and 2018 seasons, Raiders owner Mark Davis said at the press conference.

Prep spotlight: Eastmont’s Jones eyes third consecutive state appearance

As a two-time 4A state placer, Eastmont senior wrestler Morgan Jones knows what it takes to perform at her best. This year, she wants to set that bar even higher. After winning the championship in the 125-pound weight class at last weekend’s 4A District 6 sub-regional tournament, Jones’ goal is to finish her final season with even greater successes.

Locker to headline NCW sports awards

Former University of Washington star and Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker will be the keynote speaker at the 46th Annual NCW Sports Awards at the Town Toyota Center on June 11.

Prep Thursday: Ephrata girls win, visit Ellensburg next

EPHRATA — The Ephrata Tigers used a 13-0 second quarter run to pull away from visiting Wapato in an eventual 49-36 win in a 2A District 5 girls basketball play-in game on Thursday. Tigers coach Aaron Ross praised his team’s defense after the Tigers (12-6 Central Washington Athletic Conference) broke away with a strong second quarter and took a 10-point lead into the half.
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Prep focus: Wenatchee senior grapplers strive to ‘keep wrestling’

WENATCHEE — Tomas Benjume has made an impressive turnaround in his four-year career as a wrestler at Wenatchee High School. The senior got off to an admittedly rough start in his first few years as apathy brought lackluster results on the mat and inconsistent grades in the classroom.
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Prep spotlight: The scrappy Eastmont lightweights

Though he wrestles at the lightest of weights, 106-pound junior Jesus Salamanca’s performances often stand tallest among his Eastmont teammates. He continued his stellar season last weekend at the 4A District 6 tournament, taking third in his weight class and ensuring a trip to regionals.

Huskies downed by hot-handed Utes

SALT LAKE CITY — Center Jakob Poeltl scored 23 points and guard Lorenzo Bonam added 18 points to help hot-shooting Utah pull away from Washington for a 90-82 victory Wednesday night.

NCAA: Round of 64 is again ‘first round’

INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA clarified how the games of its men’s basketball tournament’s first weekend are referenced. The opening Thursday and Friday games (the round of

McCoy charges could be issued soon

PHILADELPHIA — Charges could be filed soon against Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy after he was accused of aggravated assault stemming from a weekend fight at a Philadelphia nightclub. According to reports on Wednesday, an arrest warrant could be issued for McCoy, whose attorney told ESPN that his client would surrender to police if charged in the case.

Five Panthers sign with college teams

WENATCHEE — On Tuesday, Wenatchee athletic director Jim Beeson introduced five Panthers athletes who will continue their athletic careers after they leave Wenatchee High School. The ceremony was both a culmination of the efforts of the student-athletes and a celebration of the road to come.

Prep Wednesday: Waterville loses in heartbreaking fashion

WENATCHEE — This was heartbreak incarnate. After missing a pair of free throws with a one-point lead, the Waterville girls basketball team saw Lake Roosevelt’s Lachelle Bearcub sink both her shots from the charity stripe with 3.3 seconds left. A desperate shot by senior Kelsey Browning missed the mark at the Shockers fell to the Raiders 37-36 in the first round of the 2B District 6 girls basketball tournament Wednesday at Wenatchee High School.