Seahawks Enjoy 12’s and Win at Wembley

Carroll on London

Seahawks Rout Raiders 27-3 in London Debut

LONDON, ENGLAND – The long travel and several day stay in London seemed to suit the Seahawks just fine Sunday as Seattle dominated the Oakland Raiders 27-3…
Russell Wilson found three different receivers on touchdown passes; Sebastian Janikowski connected on two field goals; and the Seahawks defense sacked Derek Carr 6-times and held Oakland to just 79-yards rushing in the victory.

The game was “supposed” to be an Oakland “home” game, but it looked and sounded like a Seahawks home game with all the 12’s present. Coach Pete Carroll was surprised by the support…


Seattle has a bye this Sunday and next plays at Detroit October 28th.

Huskies Stumble in Overtime Loss at Oregon

Washington and Oregon went to overtime to settle their Pac 12 football game Saturday at Autzen Stadium…
After Washington kicked a field goal, the Duck’s C.J. Verdell scored on a 6-yard touchdown run to give Oregon the 30-27 victory. The Huskies had a chance to win it at the end of regulation, but kicker Peyton Henry missed from 37-yards out.

In Ogden, Utah, Weber State shut down the high-powered Eastern Washington offense and had two interceptions in the fourth quarter to beat the Eagles 14-6 Saturday.

In Ellensburg, Reilly Hennessey threw for three touchdowns and ran for another as Central Washington dispatched Western Oregon 48-10.

Wenatchee Wild Celebrate Banner Night

The Wenatchee Wild celebrated its home opener Friday night at the Town Toyota Center with a ring celebration and banner drop for their BCHL Championship a season ago. Afterwards, it was time to play hockey with the Nanaimo Clippers in town. And the visitors were all too eager to knock off the defending champions. Arch Ecker had the call on the Wenatchee Wild Hockey Network…


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The Wild had no time to wallow in pity because they were in Langley the following night to take on the Rivermen and came away with a 3-nothing win.
Scoring goals for Wenatchee were Lucas Sowder, Josh Arnold and AJ Hodges. Wenatchee begins a five-game home stand with Merritt in town Friday and Saturday.

Eastmont Punt Block TD Recovery Downs Grizzlies

Heading back to Friday in prep football, the game featured here on the NCWLIFE Channel was a classic as Eastmont hosted Sunnyside. The Wildcats scored first on a 24-yard field goal by Caelen Massey in the 1st quarter. They made it 10-nothing on Massey’s 56-yard touchdown run.

But back came the Grizzlies as quarterback Derrick Escamilla scored from 17-yards out to cut the lead to 10-7. Following a successful on-side kick, Sunnyside took the lead on Marcus Maldanado’s one yard touchdown run to make it 13-10.

Following Christian Tonga’s fumble recovery at the Grizzly 16-yard line, Eastmont handed to Tonga on a 4-yard touchdown run to give the Wildcats a 17-13 lead.
Escamilla countered with a 49-yard touchdown run to give Sunnyside the lead back at 19-17. But then Carson Everhart hit Massey on a 33-yard touchdown pass to put Eastmont up 24-19. Following an interception, the Wildcats booted a 28-yard field goal to make it 27-19…and that was just THE FIRST HALF!

We’ll pick up the highlights with just over five-minutes left in the 3rd quarter. Eric Granstrom and Grant Olson had the call on the NCWLIFE Channel…


So Eastmont gets the victory to improve to 6-and-1, 3-and-oh in Big 9 play.
In other Friday night football…
Nate Blauman carried 18-times for 190 yards and two touchdowns as Wenatchee bombed Davis 41-nothing to win its 5th straight and improve to 4-and-oh in Big 9 play.

Cascade rushed for 370-yards and edged Chelan 34-28.

Okanogan picked off three passes and rumbled to a 33-7 win over Cashmere.

Lake Roosevelt knocked off Manson 33-7 and Entiat had no trouble with Waterville-Mansfield, winning 68-24.

Volleyball Takes Center Stage on NCWLIFE This Week

Here’s what we have in store for you in sports this week on the NCWLIFE Channel…
It begins tomorrow night at Eastmont when the Wildcats host Eisenhower in Big 9 volleyball at 7 o’clock. Then, it’s the rematch of Eastmont at Wenatchee in volleyball Thursday at 7. And on Friday, Eastmont hosts Eisenhower at 7 with our pregame with Eric and Grant beginning at 6:45.

Baseball’s Championship Series Both Tied at 1-1

And in the Major League Baseball playoffs…
Boston rebounded with a 7-5 win in Game 2 last night to tie the American League Championship series at a game apiece. Game 3 is tomorrow in Houston.

Game 3 of the National League Championship series is today at Los Angeles where the Dodgers and Milwaukee Brewers are tied at 1-1.

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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).