Nevin Harrison was certainly disappointed last year when the Olympics in Tokyo were postponed until 2021, delaying the fulfillment of her dream, but the 19-year-old canoe sprint racer from Seattle has a different perspective now.
Molly Coonfield, 16, Wenatchee, right, trains with fellow teammates of Velocity Swimming on Friday at the Wenatchee City Pool. Velocity hosts the annual Starlight Invitational swim meet this weekend at the pool where 600 competitors from around the Pacific Northwest will race. Spectators will have to watch from behind fencing surrounding the pool because of COVID-19 restrictions. Last year's meet was canceled because of the pandemic.
WENATCHEE — It might not have been the best shooting night for Wenatchee, who shot a collective 29% as a team, but the Panthers still dominated Davis 60-41 Friday night, securing a spot in Saturday’s district title game.
Foothills Middle School student Anthony Garcia Mendoza avoids a diving Leo Salgado from Orchard Middle School to score a touchdown in a flag football jamboree tournament at Triangle Park in Wenatchee on Wednesday. There was plenty of action at the park and the Apple Bowl as the Wenatchee School District’s middle school football teams competed. Because of COVID-19 concerns, teams normally playing contact football — with pads and helmets — in the fall moved their competition to the spring and played flag football instead. Wednesday’s competitions were their only games of the season against other schools. A total of 16, 20-minute games were held in the afternoon. Two 40-yard fields were mown and lined at Pioneer Park with teams playing seven students.
EAST WENATCHEE — The bowling alley wasn’t standing-room-only Wednesday afternoon, as it customarily is during a Wenatchee-Eastmont bowling match, because of capacity limits. But the fans that were present were treated to a show.
EAST WENATCHEE — Bowling isn’t exactly a sport that requires a long ramp-up period to get ready for the season, which was evident given that teams had just two days to dial in before Wednesday’s season-opener.
WENATCHEE — Measuring 40 feet from end to end and stocked with drills, routers, sanders, jigsaws, fiberglass cloth, a vacuum press and an array of other woodworking tools, Wenatchee High School’s mobile ski-building lab has finally arrived.
CHELAN — The Goats had one of their best days on the golf course all season Thursday as senior Miles Grossberg shot a crisp 1-under 71 and the Chelan boys combined for a 336 at the Lake Chelan Municipal Golf Course.
WENATCHEE — The Panthers were able to scratch a few runs across but ultimately they weren’t able to match the Chiefs' firepower, falling to Moses Lake 20-6 and 17-6 in a doubleheader Friday at Walla Walla Point Park.