Eastmont looking to build off last year’s Big-9 Title

Eastmont Football Preview

The Eastmont Wildcats claimed their first Big-9 Title since 2012 last year and played in the State Tournament for the first time ever.

NCWLIFE Sports Director Eric Granstrom sat down with Eastmont Coach Michael Don and ask how much his team can revel in the successes from last year…

Don and his players have been attending summer camp at Eastern Washington University for the past several years. He says it has really helped with team chemistry…

We’ll continue with more of our preview of Eastmont coming up tomorrow as we get ready for another season of Big-9 football on the NCWLIFE Channel.

A Wenatchee High School graduate has become a member of the WIAA Executive Board…

Wenatchee Grad selected to WIAA Executive Board

David Blakney is the Principal at Wapato High School and will fill the position of District 5 Representative. Blakney was a graduate of Wenatchee High School before earning his undergraduate degree from Eastern Washington University and his Master’s degree from Central Washington University.

Before taking the role of Principal at Wapato, Blakney was the Athletic Director for two years and has experience coaching basketball, football and softball at the high school and middle school level.

The WIAA Executive Board is comprised of 13 school or athletic administrators from WIAA member schools around the state, including one representative from each of the nine WIAA Districts.

Rays walk-off on wild pitch to beat M’s

The Mariner’s four-game winning streak came to an end today, as Tampa Bay walked off on a wild pitch in the bottom of the 9th to win 7-6…

Rays walk-off on wild pitch over Mariners 7-6

It spoiled a Seattle comeback in the top of the 9th. Daniel Vogelbach homered and Mallex Smith had a 2-run triple to take a 6-5 lead.

Kevin Kiermaier homered to lead off the bottom of the 9th to tie it at 6-6. Mariner reliever Matt Magill loaded the bases before firing a wild pitch to Tommy Pham. That allowed Willy Adames to score easily from 3rd base with the winning run.

J.P. Crawford went 3-for-5 at the plate and scored a run for Seattle who finishes the road trip 6-and-3. The Mariners return home Friday to host Toronto in the first of a 3-game weekend series.

Seager leads Seattle over Tampa Bay

Last night, Kyle Seager hit a 2-run home run in the 1st and an RBI double in the 7th. Tom Murphy also belted a 2-run homer in the 6th as Seattle erased an early 4-2 deficit and won 7-4…

Mariners top Rays 7-4

Tommy Milone earned the victory on the mound, going 5-innings and allowing 4-runs on 6-hits with 4-strikeouts. He improved his record to 3-and-7 on the season.

Trout sets career-high in split with Texas

On the Les Schwab American League West Scoreboard…

American League West Scoreboard

Mike Trout was 2-for-4 with his career-best 42nd home run to lead the Angels over the Rangers 5-to-1. Andrew Heaney went 8-innings on the mound with 14-strikeouts to earn the win.

In the nightcap, Delino DeShields scored the winning run in the bottom of the 11th for Texas. The victory came on a fielding error by first baseman Albert Pujols.

Jose Altuve was 3-for-5 with a home run and 2-RBI’s to lead Houston past Detroit 6-to-3.

Matt Olson and Mark Canha hit back-to-back homers in a 3-run first inning and Oakland beat the Yankees 6-2.