Fans Welcome Wild Home, Hope to Hoist Cup Tonight

After 14-hour bus ride, Wild welcomed by fans late last night, ready for PG in Game 5 tonight.

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Nearly 100 Wild Fans Welcome Team Home

WENATCHEE, WA – Nearly 100 fans turned out at the Town Toyota Center to welcome home the Wenatchee Wild late last night. Fans such as Brady Sollom, who’s been a Wild fan since the beginning…

Now, for those who missed Game 1, we have that on the NCWLIFE Channel tonight during “Hockey Night” starting at 7 o’clock…
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Then it’s back on the pitch tomorrow night for LIVE soccer between Eastmont and Wenatchee from Wildcat Stadium at 7 o’clock with Sebastian Moraga and Ed Navarro.
This game takes on a whole new dimension after what happened last night…

Davis Downs Eastmont 4-3 in Shootout Soccer

As Eastmont fell to Davis, dropping its first Big 9 match of the season, by a final of 4-to-3 in a shootout. The Wildcats led 3-2 at half but Davis tied it in the 50th minute. The game was supposed to be played in Yakima Tuesday but was moved to the Apple Bowl last night. The loss drops Eastmont to 7-and-1 in Big 9 play, a game-and-a-half in front of Davis at 6-and-3 and 2-and-a-half games ahead of 5-and-4 Wenatchee. Be sure and tuned in for the action tomorrow night at 7 o’clock.
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On the Prep Calendar for today…
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Eastmont is hosting Wenatchee, West Valley and Moses Lake in a track meet this afternoon at 4 o’clock. And in tennis, Wenatchee hosts West Valley while Eastmont’s at Moses Lake at 3 o’clock. Cashmere travels to Ephrata; Chelan hosts Okanogan; Cascade takes on Liberty Bell; and Entiat travels to Tonasket at 4pm.

And on the softball diamonds today…
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Cascade has a single game at Naches Valley at 4 while Cashmere hosts Chelan at 4:30.

Leake Runs Into Houston Problem in the 7th

Mike Leake was cruising for the Mariners until the 7th inning last night. That’s when the Houston Astros scored 6-runs, including 3 doubles, and went on for the 7-1 win over Seattle at Safeco Field…
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Leake had allowed just one run on four hits with 7 strike outs heading into the 7th. But after a leadoff walk, Yuli Gurriel doubled, Marwin Gonzalez hit a two-run single and Brian McCann doubled to chase Leake out of the game. Meanwhile, Seattle’s bats were quieted by Garrit Cole, who earned the victory going 7-innings, allowing 1-run on 5-hits with 5 strikeouts. The two teams wrap up the 4-game series today at 12:40 as Marco Gonzalez gets the start against Charlie Morton.

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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).