Eastmont and Wenatchee ready for Camas and Kennedy Catholic

State 4A Football Bracket

A dreary Saturday became suddenly brighter for fans and football players in Moses Lake as both the Eastmont Wildcats and Wenatchee Panthers knocked off Sunnyside to advance to State…

Big-9 Football Scoreboard

In game one of the mini-playoff, Oscar Mago’s 36-yard field goal was the only score as Eastmont won 3-0 over the Grizzlies. The win ensured the Wildcats the #1 seed out of the Big-9 to the State 4A Tournament.

Defense was key in Eastmont’s victory as the Wildcats held Sunnyside to just one first down in a total of three possessions. The mini-playoff format consisted of two, ten-minute halves…

Eastmont Downs Sunnyside in Playoff 2019-11-09

Eastmont Downs Sunnyside in Playoff 2019-11-09

With the loss, Sunnyside would turn around 20-minutes later to face Wenatchee for a final chance at State. The Panthers were up for the challenge, scoring a touchdown through the air in the first half and on the ground in the second half, winning 14-7…

Wenatchee Downs Sunnyside in Playoff 2019-11-09

Wenatchee Downs Sunnyside in Playoff 2019-11-09

Then, it was a waiting game Sunday to find out how a State Committee with the WIAA would seed the 16-teams that qualified for the tournament…

State 4A Football Bracket

Both schools were seeded at the bottom of the bracket with Wenatchee at #16 seed and Eastmont #15…

State 4A Football Schedule

So here’s what we know. Wenatchee will face #1 seed and undefeated Kennedy Catholic Friday night at 7 o’clock at Renton Memorial Stadium. Eastmont will face #2 seed Camas Saturday at Doc Harris Stadium.

Cashmere and Omak ready for State 1A Playoffs

The Caribou Trail League finished off its season Friday with crossover games as we check the Les Schwab Scoreboard…

CTL Football Scoreboard

Newport beat Cascade 35-7 and Chelan was edged by Freeman 21-17…

State 1A Football Schedule

Cashmere received the #15 seed in the State 1A Tournament and will face #2 La Salle either Friday or Saturday. Omak is a #8 seed heading into the tournament and will host #9 Colville Saturday at 1 o’clock.

Wenatchee edges Moses Lake to advance to State in soccer

Turning to the Les Schwab Soccer Scoreboard…

Prep Girls Soccer Scoreboard

Wenatchee advanced to the State 4A Tournament with a 2-1 win over Moses Lake Saturday at Lee Bofto Field at the Apple Bowl.

Cashmere’s season came to an end in a 1-nil overtime loss to Freeman. Cascade advanced to State with a 2-1 win over Deer Park.

Brewster’s season came to an end in a 5-0 loss to Northwest Christian. Tonasket was also knocked out in a 6-1 defeat to Davenport.

The Ephrata Tigers advanced to the State 2-A Tournament with a 3-2 win over West Valley of Spokane…

Prep Girls Soccer Schedule

Here’s the schedule this week. It begins on Tuesday as Wenatchee travels to Gonzaga Prep in a 1st-round game at 5:30. Eastmont will host Mead Wednesday at 6.

Cascade opens up play in the State 1-A Tournament tomorrow at Lee Bofto Field at the Apple Bowl when it takes on Wahluke.

Ephrata’s first-round opponent in the 2-A Tournament will be Liberty on the road Wednesday at 7.

Wenatchee loses title but advances to State in volleyball

Let’s see how the volleyball weekend went for local teams…

Prep Volleyball Scoreboard

Wenatchee fought valiantly against West Valley for the District Championship, but fell 3-games-to-1. Eastmont’s season was ended by Moses Lake 3-1. Then the Chiefs were bounced by the Panthers 3-1, so Wenatchee advances to State.

Chelan is the District Champs after sweeping Okanogan 3-0 Saturday at Wenatchee High. Cascade was defeated by Omak 3-1. Okanogan heads to State, winning a thriller over Omak 3-games-to-2.

Prep Volleyball Schedule

The smaller schools have their State Tournaments in the SunDome this week. Pateros takes on Neah Bay Wednesday morning at 8 in the 1B Tournament. They’ll face either Odessa or Three Rivers Christian in the second round at 3:15.

Brewster’s first opponent in the 2B Tournament Thursday will be Colfax at 1:30. They’ll play again Thursday night at 8:15 against either Willapa Valley or La Conner.

Chelan’s 1-A Tournament begins Thursday afternoon at 3:15 when they play Zillah. The Goats will turn around at 6:45 for a second-round game against either Lynden Christian or Charles Wright Academy.

Huskies win ugly, Cougars fall to Cal

Opening up the Les Schwab College Football Scoreboard…

College Football Scoreboard

The Huskies traveled to Corvallis and beat the Beavers Friday night 19-7.

Washington State got off to a horrible start at Cal and lost to the Bears 33-20.

Eastern Washington had no trouble with Idaho State, winning 48-5.

And Central Washington was an unfriendly host, beating Southwest Baptist 72-17.

Wild swept by Vees in weekend series

The Wenatchee Wild lost both games in BCHL Hockey to Penticton over the weekend…

Wenatchee Wild Hockey

Wenatchee’s Matt Dorsey scored the first goal of the game Friday night midway through the first period. But it was all Penticton after that with the Vees winning 4-1.

After falling behind 2-0 in the first period Saturday, Wenatchee came storming back in the second frame on goals by Nick Cafarelli, Quinn Emerson and Brian Adams. It remained tied until the 15:03 mark of the third when Jay O’Brien put the Vees back up 4-3. Penticton would add an empty-netter at the end for the final of 5-3.

Wenatchee’s on the road this week with games at Penticton Saturday and Salmon Arm Sunday.

Seahawks face Monday Night challenge against 49ers

The Seahawks have a big chance to take a step forward in the NFC West tonight on Monday Night Football when it plays the 49ers…

Seahawks face 49ers tonight

The Rams lost to Pittsburgh yesterday 17-12 and the Cardinals were edged by Tampa Bay 30-27. A Seattle win would move the Hawks just a half-game behind San Francisco in the standings. They’ll kick off on ESPN tonight at 5:15.

Sounders win 2nd MLS Cup

And last, but certainly not least, congratulations to the Seattle Sounders…

SOUNDERS WIN 2019-11-10

SOUNDERS WIN 2019-11-10

Seattle beat Toronto 3-1 yesterday at CenturyLink Field to win its second MLS Cup in four years. A goal late in the second half caused such an eruption in the stadium, it was felt by seismic meters throughout Puget Sound.

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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).