Seahawks advance with 17-9 win at Philadelphia

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DK Metcalf set a rookie record for receiving yards in a game with 160 and the defense came up with 7-sacks in Seattle’s 17-to-9 win over Philadelphia Sunday.

A big blow to the Eagle’s chances came late in the first quarter when quarterback Carson Wentz left the game with a head injury. 40-year old backup Josh McCown came in, but was not able to get Philadelphia into the end zone. Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll says Wentz going down played a pivotal part in the game…

Pete Carroll on Eagles Win 2020-01-06

Pete Carroll on Eagles Win 2020-01-06

Russell Wilson threw for 325-yards and a touchdown and was also Seattle’s leading rusher with 45-yards. His favorite target was DK Metcalf, who caught 7-passes for 160-yards, including a 53-yard touchdown pass. Metcalf also hauled down a 36-yard reception on 3rd and 10 from the Seahawk’s 11-yard line to seal the victory. He said the pass was supposed to go to Tyler Lockett…

DK Metcalf on Final Catch 2020-01-06

DK Metcalf on Final Catch 2020-01-06

Russell Wilson says he’s been working with Metcalf since he was drafted and the preparation is paying off…

Russell Wilson on DK Metcalf

Russell Wilson on DK Metcalf

The Wild Card victory earns the Seahawks a trip to the Divisional round of the NFC playoffs Sunday at Green Bay. Kickoff is set for 3:40pm on FOX.

Dramatic Wild Card Weekend

It was a dramatic Wild Card Weekend across the NFL…

NFL Wild Card Scoreboard

Houston’s Deshaun Watson shook off a rough first half and compiled 302-yards of total offense throwing for a touchdown and running for another as the Texans beat Buffalo in overtime 22-19.

Derrick Henry rushed for 182-yards and a touchdown to lead Tennessee to a 20-to-13 win over New England. The question now is the future of 42-year old free agent quarterback Tom Brady, who’s last pass was intercepted for a touchdown.

Kirk Cousins hit Kyle Rudolph on a 4-yard touchdown pass in overtime to give Minnesota a 26-20 win over New Orleans. Dalvin Cook also rushed for two scores for the Vikings, which became the 2nd #6 seed to knock off a #3 seed of the weekend.

NFL Divisional Playoff Schedule

So that sets up the Divisional round of the playoffs this weekend, beginning Saturday with Minnesota at San Francisco at 1:35 on NBC. That’s followed by Tennessee at Baltimore at 5:15 on CBS.

Then on Sunday, the 1:05 game has Houston at Kansas City at 1:05. Then at 3:40, it’s the Seahawks and Packers at Lambeau Field on FOX.

Wild go 1-and-1 in lopsided weekend

The Wenatchee Wild went 1-and-1 over the weekend in two lopsided BCHL hockey games…

Wenatchee Wild Scoreboard

On Friday at the Town Toyota Center, Wenatchee piled on 5-goals in the second period en route to an 8-nothing win over Victoria. And, incredibly, all eight goals were scored by different players!

Arch Ecker had the call on the Wenatchee Wild Hockey Network…

Wenatchee Wild vs Victoria Highlights 2020-01-03

Wenatchee Wild vs Victoria Highlights 2020-01-03

Wenatchee did not fair so well yesterday in Vernon, however, falling to the Vipers 7-to-3. Brett Chorske scored a couple goals while Harrison Scott chipped in another in the loss.

The Wild continue on the road this week at Powell River Friday and Nanaimo Sunday before returning home January 17th.

Prep basketball scoreboard

Turning back the weekend to high school basketball and opening up the Les Schwab Scoreboard, we’ll begin with girls hoops on Friday…

Girls Prep Basketball Scoreboard Friday

Moses Lake stopped U-Hi 61-53. Pasco had no trouble with Eastmont, winning 58-26. Wenatchee picked up a 2-point win over Ferris 46-44. Ephrata won the battle of the basin 46-24 over Quincy. Okanogan cruised by 41 over Cascade. Cashmere shot down Chelan 64-24. Oroville tripped Manson 48-32. And Waterville-Mansfield dominated Tonasket 68-35.

Boys Prep Basketball Scoreboard Friday

On the Les Schwab Prep Boys Scoreboard from Friday, Moses Lake edged Rogers 76-70. Ephrata had no trouble with Quincy, winning 73-32. Okanogan beat Cascade by 10. Eastmont downed Pasco 77-51. Cashmere was 21-better than Chelan 72-51. Oroville beat Manson 57-46. And Tonasket topped Waterville-Mansfield 76-49.

Quincy girls snap 103-game losing streak with victory Saturday

Girls Prep Basketball Scoreboard Saturday

In girls basketball Saturday, Selkirk edged Entiat 45-38. Quincy snapped a 7-year, 103-game CWAC losing streak with a 52-29 win over Othello.

Congratulations to the Lady Jacks! Ephrata topped Grandview 46-35. Kings clipped Moses Lake 52-47. And the Waterville-Mansfield girls continued its winning ways with a 75-23 win over Oroville.

Boys Prep Basketball Scoreboard Saturday

And finally, on the Les Schwab Prep Boys Basketball Scoreboard from Saturday, Selkirk beat up Entiat 64-47. Lewiston topped Moses Lake 64-47. Ephrata beat Grandview 61-38. Othello topped Quincy 61-40. And Oroville downed Waterville-Mansfield 58-38.

NCWLIFE Sports Broadcast Schedule

Here’s what we have on tap this week on the NCWLIFE Sports Broadcast Schedule…

NCWLIFE Sports Broadcast Schedule

We’ll feature a wrestling match from last year between Wenatchee and Eastmont tomorrow night at 7. Hockey Night Thursday features last Friday’s game between the Wild and Victoria.

We’re back to live action coverage Friday with a triple-header at the Town Toyota Center Wenatchee Eastmont taking on Wenatchee. We’ll start at 6:30 with the Unified game, then follow with the girl’s game at 7:30, followed by the boy’s game at 9. Eric Granstrom and Grant Olson will have your play-by-play.

Then on Saturday, Grant will be courtside at Wenatchee High School for the Panthers and Eisenhower Cadets. The girls game is at 5:30 followed by the boys at 7:30 right here on NCWLIFE Channel.

Mariners Tour lands in Wenatchee Tuesday

The Mariners Care Community Tour, formerly known as the Mariners CaraVan, will be in Wenatchee tomorrow…

Mariners Tour comes to Wenatchee Tuesday

Two players and longtime broadcaster Rick Rizzs will be part of the tour making its way through the valley. They’ll make a stop at John Newberry Elementary School for an assembly at 1:30 and then host an autograph session and public Q&A at Pybus Public Market beginning at 4. The players are relief pitcher Matt Festa and catcher/first baseman Austin Nola.

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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 Wenatchee with his dog Oakley and has one daughter, Gracie (18) who is a freshman at Central Washington University.