WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Wild officially made Chris Clark their head coach Wednesday afternoon, lifting the interim tag that had been in place since Bliss Littler elected to step away from the bench last December, citing health concerns.
A group of football players on the west side of the state, calling themselves the Student Athletes of Washington (SAW), have organized an online petition asking Gov. Jay Inslee to lift COVID-19 restrictions and allow fall sports to resume as originally scheduled.
WENATCHEE — When Marni McMahon stepped away from coaching volleyball at Cascade in 2017, she walked away as the most successful coach in school history. In 16 years, she had an impressive record of 221-46 with eight Caribou Trail League titles, seven District titles, six state trophies, and …
ZILLAH — Nearly a year after transferring from Cashmere to Zillah, Mason Landdeck announced on social media last Friday that he was moving to St. George, Utah and transferring to Desert Hills High School for his senior year.
WENATCHEE — With all the uncertainty surrounding high school football in the state of Washington, Wenatchee Panther senior quarterback Camden Sirmon, with aspirations of a college career, has decided to transfer to Missoula, Montana.
WENATCHEE — The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association issued further details on Tuesday about plans for high school sports in the upcoming season. Wenatchee Athletic Director Jim Beeson said there were no big revelations.
EAST WENATCHEE — High school football teams around the state are preparing for spring football. The latest guidelines from the WIAA moved football to the spring due to high COVID numbers around the state, including Chelan and Douglas counties.
EAST WENATCHEE — Coaches and athletes were informed Thursday that summer-training activities at Eastmont High School were suspended due to rising COVID numbers in Douglas County. As of Friday, Douglas County had 240 new cases over the past 14 days or 552.6 per 100,000 residents.
After weeks of speculation, the WIAA Executive Board took action Tuesday night, announcing on their website that football, girls’ soccer, 1B/2B boys’ soccer and volleyball will all be moved to the early spring.
EAST WENATCHEE — Eastmont High School is moving forward with summer athletic training activities while other nearby schools continue to wait. Wenatchee Athletic Director Jim Beeson said Wenatchee School District made the decision to wait until Chelan County reaches Phase 2 before resuming su…
EAST WENATCHEE — Eastmont High School’s high-flying Isaac Wellborn has signed to play basketball at Yakima Valley College next season. Wellborn averaged 20 points per game for the Wildcats last season. He was first-team, All-Big 9 this past year.
On Tuesday, the Washington Interscholastic Activates Association delayed the start of practices for fall sports until the first week of September, a holdup of more than two weeks from the original starting time for fall practices.
WENATCHEE — The WIAA Executive Board has decided to push back the start date for fall sports to Sept. 5 for football and Sept. 7 for all other sports. According to a news release from the WIAA, this would allow games to begin as early as Sept. 18.
WENATCHEE — Three individual swimmers and a relay team were named All America this past week by the National Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association. Wenatchee senior Rae Ann Dressel earned All America honors with a 1:03.60 time in the 100 Breaststroke.
CHELAN — The Lake Chelan School District has hired Wenatchee native Scott Paine as their new athletic director. The 30-year old Paine beat out 30 applicants for the job. Chelan Superintendent Barry DePaoli they were surprised at the amount of interest, given COVID-19.
On Monday, the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association issued guidelines for the state's high school sports to return to play this fall. It is a well-intentioned and necessary set of documents, but doesn't -- rather, can't -- answer the question everyone wants to know.
WENATCHEE — Wenatchee ski cross racer, Jack Mitchell on June 9 achieved an honor afforded to only 20 ski racers nationwide, selection to the Skicross Project Gold Camp. However, the email from the U.S. Ski and Snowboard team informing the 17-year-old of his selection also came with some bad news.
WENATCHEE — While most everyone else is desperate to get outside and adventure around the state freely and without restriction, the Wenatchee Wild and their incoming recruits are itching to get back inside — on the ice specifically.
CHELAN — The Chelan Goats looked to within to hire two new varsity coaches for next season. Former assistant coach Nick Longmire is taking over as head coach of the Chelan High School girls’ basketball team, while longtime assistant coach Pat Chism is now the new head wrestling coach.
WENATCHEE — For many years, Quincy High School was a member of the 1A Caribou Trail League. However, with rapid economic growth in the Quincy area came rising school enrollment numbers which pushed them into the 2A classification and the Central Washington Athletic Conference.
Authors Note: This is the third installment of a three-part story looking back at Wenatchee’s lone 4A state soccer title in 2016. It was a season to remember; not because of how effortlessly the Panthers maneuvered through their season. They didn’t. There were bumps throughout its entirety, …
Authors Note: This is the second installment of a three-part story looking back at Wenatchee’s lone 4A state soccer title in 2016. It was a season to remember; not because of how effortlessly the Panthers maneuvered through their season. They didn’t. There were bumps throughout its entirety,…
Eastmont High School event custodian Nick Turner tapes around black parts of the school's center court wildcat logo Thursday. Because of the COVID-19 closures for the school district, he says he is getting more time to do the detail work needed to restore the logo and all of the sports lines on the floor before he applies varnish.
Note: This is the first installment of a three-part story looking back at Wenatchee’s lone 4A state soccer title in 2016. It was a season to remember, not because of how effortlessly the Panthers maneuvered through their season. They didn’t. There were bumps throughout its entirety, even in …
On Feb. 28, the day before prospective college football players were allowed to start visiting campuses as part of the NCAA's "quiet period," an Alaska Airlines jet carrying three of the top 30 high school prospects in the state of Washington took off from Seattle and touched down in Pullman…
WENATCHEE — Come this fall, the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) plans to use selection committees to seed state tournaments for all team sports. Last season, this method was used for football, but it did not benefit Wenatchee and Eastmont from the Big 9, where both t…