Rubber meets the road Friday with ‘Cats at Grizzlies

Big-9 Game of the Week

This is the part of the high school football season where the rubber meets the road. The Eastmont Wildcats have their toughest test so far Friday when they travel to Sunnyside to take on the Grizzlies. Eastmont, Wenatchee and Sunnyside are all undefeated in Big-9 play so far as the Wildcats look to repeat as league champs.

Eastmont plays at Sunnyside Friday

For Eastmont Coach Michael Don, part of this week’s preparation has been repairing a few problems on the kicking game. Eastmont had some issues on the PAT’s last week against Davis…

Michael Don on Kicking Problems 2019-10-17

Michael Don on Kicking Problems 2019-10-17

Sunnyside comes in with the Big-9’s top passer in sophomore quarterback Logan Rodriguez. The 5’11, 160-pounder has completed 120-of-190 passes for 1,565-yards, 15-touchdowns and 7-interceptions. Coach Don says he has a full compliment of people around him…

Eastmont Coach Michael Don on Sunnyside QB 2019-10-17

Eastmont Coach Michael Don on Sunnyside QB 2019-10-17

For senior cornerback Oscar Calvillo, it’s been a week of preparing for a serious passing attack…

Eastmont's Oscar Calvillo on Sunnyside Passing Game 2019-10-17

Eastmont's Oscar Calvillo on Sunnyside Passing Game 2019-10-17

Eastmont plays at Sunnyside tomorrow night at 7 o’clock.

Wenatchee hopes to return to the running game Friday against Davis

Friday Night Lights

NCWLIFE’s Friday Night Lights featured game has the Wenatchee Panthers hosting the Davis Pirates. It will mark the return of tight end Riley Kunz, who’s been out for three weeks with a knee injury. He says getting back has been both physical and mental…

Wenatchee Tight End Riley Kunz on Coming Back 2019-10-17

Wenatchee Tight End Riley Kunz on Coming Back 2019-10-17

Kunz will help shore up the offensive line besides catching a few passes. Offensive line coach Dave Jagla says they’ve been working to improve this week after Wenatchee’s lowest rushing output in last week’s 15-10 win over West Valley…

Wenatchee Coach Dave Jagla on Oh Line 2019-10-17

Wenatchee Coach Dave Jagla on Oh Line 2019-10-17

We’ll be at Lee Bofto Field at the Apple Bowl tomorrow night for your play-by-play with the pregame beginning at 6:45 right here on the NCWLIFE Channel.

Cashmere looks to continue rolling in CTL Soccer

Coming up tonight on the prep sports schedule…

Prep Girls Soccer Schedule

In girls soccer, Manson travels to Bridgeport at 4 while Omak hosts Cascade. Cashmere will kick off at 4:30 this afternoon against Okanogan at home. Then tonight at 6, it’s Quincy at Selah in the CWAC.

Eastmont hosts Wenatchee volleyball in Big-9 battle for 2nd

Prep Volleyball Schedule

On the girls volleyball courts tonight, Waterville-Mansfield hosts Soap Lake; Oroville’s at Manson; Bridgeport hosts Entiat; Omak travels to Cascade; and Cashmere takes on Okanogan, all at 6:30. At 7 it’s the Battle of the Basin with Quincy at Ephrata while Eastmont hosts cross-river-rival Wenatchee.

CWAC Cross Country meets in Ephrata and Wapato

Prep Cross Country Schedule

The CWAC has a couple cross country meets today with Grandview and Prosser at Ephrata while Wapato hosts Quincy and Othello. Both those runs start at 5 o’clock.

Eastmont swimmers host Moses Lake in Wenatchee’s pool

Prep Swim Schedule

And in the pool this afternoon, Eastmont battles Moses Lake at the Wenatchee pool since theirs is under construction. Swimmers will take their marks at 4 o’clock.

No rain expected for today’s ALCS Game 3

The weather looks better for Game 4 of the American League Championship Series today in New York so the Yankees will host Houston at 5:08 on FS1. After the rainout yesterday, Yankee fans are all in a tither because Masahiro Tanaka will pitch on full rest against the Astro’s Zack Greinke.

Hockey Night tonight on NCWLIFE

Tonight is Hockey Night on the NCWLIFE Channel…

Hockey Night

We’ll feature the Wenatchee Wild and West Kelowna Warriors from a game at the Town Toyota Center last weekend. Arch Ecker has your play-by-play beginning at 7 o’clock right here on your television home for the Wenatchee Wild.