Big-9 out with abridged spring schedule

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Big-9 Spring Schedule

The Big-9 is moving forward with a plan of a much-abbreviated spring sports schedule. According to an email from Wenatchee Athletic Director Jim Beeson, “we have recreated all of the spring schedules with the assumption that we start back to school on April 27th.”

Beeson said, “We have pushed back the start times and moved a lot of things to Saturdays to minimize the amount of class time the kids would be missing. If we are able to have an abbreviated spring season, we will also continue to play games after the postseason starts if we are not involved with it.”

The baseball and softball seasons would consist of a total of six games. The boys soccer season would also be reduced to six games over 12-days. Big-9 tennis would be reduced to six matches and boys and girls golf would be a total of three pods each. The spring track and field schedule would be trimmed down to three meets on consecutive Saturday’s in May.

Eastmont baseball schedule

Here’s a look at exactly what some of the schedules will be, of course if school resumes April 27th…

Eastmont Baseball Schedule

Eastmont would play a mixed doubleheader at Davis and Eisenhower on Saturday, May 2nd; then travel to Moses Lake Wednesday, May 6th; then host Sunnyside and West Valley Saturday, May 9th; and finish against Wenatchee Saturday, May 16th at Dan White Field.

Moses Lake baseball schedule

Moses Lake Baseball Schedule

Moses Lake’s season would begin at Sunnyside and West Valley May 2nd; host Eastmont Wednesday, May 6th; then host Eisenhower and Davis May 9th before ending at Wenatchee Wednesday, May 13th.

Wenatchee baseball schedule

Wenatchee Baseball Schedule

The Panthers would start on the road Saturday, May 2nd at Eisenhower and Davis; then host West Valley and Sunnyside the following Saturday, May 9th; then host Moses Lake on Wednesday, May 13th before playing the finale at Eastmont Saturday, May 16th at 5 o’clock.

Eastmont softball schedule

Eastmont Softball Schedule

As far as the fastpitch softball season, Eastmont would begin at home for three, then travel for three games. They’d host Davis and Eisenhower Saturday, May 2nd; then Moses Lake on Tuesday, May 5th. Then the Wildcats would play at Sunnyside and West Valley Saturday, May 9th; and finish up the following Saturday at Wenatchee at 1 o’clock.

Moses Lake softball schedule

Moses Lake Softball Schedule

Moses Lake would host Sunnyside and West Valley on May 2nd; then Eastmont May 5th; then travel to Davis and Eisenhower Saturday, May 9th before finishing against Wenatchee at home Tuesday, May 12th.

Wenatchee softball schedule

Wenatchee Softball Schedule

The Wenatchee season would begin at Walla Walla Point Park against Eisenhower and Davis Saturday, May 2nd. Then they’d travel to West Valley and Sunnyside the following Saturday. The Panthers would play at Moses Lake on Tuesday, May 12th before finishing against Eastmont, Saturday, May 16th.

Eastmont boys soccer schedule

Eastmont Boys Soccer Schedule

Shifting to the proposed Big-9 Boys Soccer schedule, Eastmont would host Sunnyside on Saturday, May 2nd at 1 o’clock. Then they’d host Moses Lake on a Tuesday night before spending the next three games on the road, including at Wenatchee Saturday, May 9th at 1 o’clock. The Wildcats would finish at home Thursday, May 14th against Eisenhower.

Moses Lake boys soccer schedule

Moses Lake Boys Soccer Schedule

After an alumni game April 25th, Moses Lake’s schedule would have the Chiefs alternating at home and away beginning Saturday, May 2nd against Eisenhower and then finishing May 16th at West Valley.

Wenatchee boys soccer schedule

Wenatchee Boys Soccer Schedule

The Wenatchee soccer season has the Panthers at West Valley Tuesday, May 5th at 7 o’clock. Then they play at Ike, host Eastmont and Sunnyside, play at Moses Lake and then finish at home Saturday, May 16th against Davis at 1 o’clock at Lee Bofto Field at the Apple Bowl.

Search online for Big-9 spring schedules

Big-9 Athletics Website

For the rest of the adjusted spring schedules for all of the Big-9, go on-line to www.big9athletics.org.

We also heard back from Jeff Carlson, the Athletic Director for Cashmere, in reference to the CTL’s plans. He said they’re still going over options and schedules. Carlson said they’re looking at possibly doing away with district tournaments for baseball, softball and soccer with teams qualifying for state out of their league record. He said that would allow for more league contests. Carlson said they hope to have clarity in the next two weeks.

More Seahawks news in free agency

And in Seattle Seahawks free agency news…

Seahawks Free Agency News

According to ESPN’s Josina Anderson, Seattle is signing wide receiver Phillip Dorsett. The former Indianapolis Colts first-round pick spent the last three seasons with the Patriots after being shipped to New England for quarterback Jacoby Brissett in 2017.

Defensive tackle Al Woods, who played for Seattle last season before being suspended the final three games for violating the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing drugs, has signed with Jacksonville.

In addition, some Seahawks fans will breath easier knowing one of the most penalized offensive lineman in football, Germain Ifedi, is now a Bear. According to the NFL Network’s Ian Rapaport, Ifedi agreed to a one-year deal with Chicago.

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Eric Granstrom
Eric comes to NCWLIFE Channel after a 26-year career in radio, having most-recently served as the Producer of the Seahawks Radio Network; Weekend Sports Anchor on KOMO AM1000 in Seattle; and Program Director of KKRV 104.7FM/KWIQ 100.3FM/KKRT 900AM in Wenatchee and Moses Lake. Eric is an avid outdoorsman, hunting and fishing throughout the northwest, including co-hosting, filming and producing Dave Graybill’s “Fishing Magician TV.” Eric lives in East Wenatchee with his wife, Marion and has one daughter, Gracie (21) and two stepsons Trent (26) and Taylor (21).