Seahawks face uphill challenge Sunday night in Pittsburgh with backup QB and poor defense

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Geno Smith to lead Seahawks into Pittsburgh

A week ago, the Seahawks lost starting quarterback Russell Wilson to a torn tendon in his throwing hand. They also lost a division game to their rivals, the Los Angeles Rams…

Geno Smith ready to run Seahawks offense
Seattle plays at Pittsburgh Sunday night on NBC

Things don’t get any easier this week as Seattle travels to Pittsburgh for a Sunday Night matchup with the Steelers. Both teams are 2-and-3 so far this season.

Geno Smith will start in Wilson’s place Sunday and for the foreseeable future. Coach Pete Carroll says he has confidence in Geno’s ability to lead the club…

Pete Carroll on Geno Smith Starting 2021-10-14

Pete Carroll on Geno Smith Starting 2021-10-14

Pittsburgh’s defense is ranked in the middle of the pack in the NFL so far this season, but Carroll knows they’ll try to ratchet up the pressure Sunday knowing Seattle is going with a backup quarterback…

Pete Carroll on Steeler D 2021-10-14

Pete Carroll on Steeler D 2021-10-14

The big problem for Seattle so far this season has been its defense. Once again, the Seahawk’s D is off to a slow start. Middle linebacker Bobby Wagner says until they start stopping the big, gash passing plays over the middle, teams are going to keep doing it…

Bobby Wagner on Soft Coverage 2021-10-14

Bobby Wagner on Soft Coverage 2021-10-14

Defensive coordinator Ken Norton, Jr. was asked about why his defense has given up big yards in the second halves of games such as last week against the Rams…

Ken Norton Jr. on Inconsistency 2021-10-14

Ken Norton Jr. on Inconsistency 2021-10-14

Seattle will have to find some consistency on defense if they hope to have any shot of beating Pittsburgh Sunday night.

Kraken will again at cracking the win column tonight

The Seattle Kraken will be back on the ice tonight in their second NHL game in team history…

Seattle Kraken play at Nashville tonight

Seattle is in Nashville to take on the Predators in Bridgestone Arena at 5 o’clock. You can watch the action on Root Sports.

Prep volleyball scoreboard and schedule

There were a couple volleyball matches that took place last night in North Central Washington…

Prep Volleyball Scoreboard

Checking the Les Schwab Scoreboard, Cascade beat Omak in Caribou Trail League play 3-1 and Wilson Creek topped Entiat 3-1.

Prep Volleyball Schedule

Coming up tonight, Cascade Christian hosts Riverside Christian at 5:30. The 6:30 matches have Brewster at Okanogan; Pateros hosts Bridgeport; Manson’s at Tonasket; and Liberty Bell visits Lake Roosevelt. Eastmont hosts Sunnyside tonight at 7 while the battle for the top of the Big-9 takes place in Yakima where West Valley hosts Wenatchee. Also at 7, it’s Moses Lake at Davis and Cashmere hosts Quincy.

Prep girls soccer schedule

On the soccer pitch this afternoon…

Prep Girls Soccer Schedule

Cascade travels to Omak at 4 o’clock. The 4:30 games have Chelan at Patoers; Brewster entertains Bridgeport; and Tonasket travels to Lake Roosevelt. Liberty Bell visits Manson at 5. Then at 6 it’s Ephrata at East Valley of Yakima while Cashmere hosts Quincy.

Wenatchee girls soccer hosts West Valley Saturday LIVE on NCWLIFE

A reminder that we’ll have a battle for supremacy in the Big-9 Saturday here on the NCWLIFE Channel when Wenatchee hosts West Valley at 1 o’clock. Sebastian Moraga and John Springer will have the call with the pregame getting underway at 12:45.

Girls swimming and diving schedule

On the girls swimming and diving schedule today…

Prep Girls Swimming and Diving Schedule

Eastmont swims at Moses Lake while Wenatchee entertains Davis and Eisenhower. Both those meets get underway at 4 o’clock.

Dodgers and Giants face off in winner-take-all game tonight

The final game of the Major League Division playoffs is set for tonight in San Francisco…

Dodgers and Giants play game 5 of NLDS tonight on TBS

Oracle Park is the setting for the Giants and the Dodgers in Game-5 of their National League Division Series. L-A has changed its starter for tonight with reliever Corey Knebel going in place of Julio Urias. Apparently Urias is expected to pitch from the second inning-on. San Francisco will counter with Logan Webb. First pitch in the winner-take-all game is set for 6:07 on TBS.

Wenatchee celebrates homecoming LIVE on NCWLIFE

We are getting ready for homecoming tomorrow night here on the NCWLIFE Channel…

Wenatchee football hosts West Valley LIVE Friday on NCWLIFE

The Wenatchee Panthers will host the West Valley Rams at Lee Bofto Field at the Apple Bowl. Both programs have had issues with COVID this season and had a couple games cancelled. Grant Olson and Eric Kuntz will have the pregame beginning at 6:30.

Big-9 Football Schedule

As far as the rest of the Big-9, Eastmont has a non-league game at Hanford tomorrow night. Sunnyside visits Moses Lake for a battle of the last two remaining Big-9 unbeatens. Davis will play at Eisenhower.

CTL Football Schedule

The battle for upper-valley supremacy will take place in Peshastin with the Pear Bowl between Cashmere and Cascade. In other CTL action, Quincy plays at Omak. Chelan has a bye.

CWB Football Schedule

And in B-League football tomorrow night, Bridgeport hosts Pateros. Entiat travels to Liberty Bell. Waterville-Mansfield hosts Soap Lake. Okanogan plays at Oroville. Tonasket travels to Lake Roosevelt. And Brewster hosts Manson.