Wenatchee boys basketball battling history

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Wenatchee’s basketball history is a steep climb

WENATCHEE, WA – This year’s Wenatchee Panther boys basketball team is battling a dubious history when it comes to the state tournament. The last time Wenatchee made State was four years ago, losing both games and dropping out…

Historically speaking, the Wenatchee boys basketball team has played 43 games at the state tournament, dating back to 1925. Their overall record is 13 and 30 with four trophies, two 7th place finishes and two 6th place finishes.

In its 43 state games, Wenatchee has been outscored on an average of 37-to-31. Of course, this includes seven games in the 1920’s and 30’s when the Panthers scored 15-points or less, including a 12-10 loss to Wilbur in 1930.

In modern times, the Panthers have been to State a total of three times since 1986, the latest in 2014. The last time Wenatchee played a regional game was in 2016, falling by two to Gonzaga Prep 34-32.

Travis Williams was in his second year as head coach of the Panthers three years ago. Now in his 5th season, we will sit down with Williams to talk about this year’s team, history, and what he’s learned coming up tomorrow as the Panthers prepare to face Mt. Rainier Saturday for a chance to return to state here on the NCWLIFE Channel.

Wenatchee Wild earn quality road win at Salmon Arm

The Wenatchee Wild are on the road to wrap up the regular season in BCHL play with a stop last night in Salmon Arm…
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Wenatchee received a stellar defensive performance in net as Cal Sandquist stopped 29-of-30 shots and the Wild offense clicked into gear with a 4-1 victory. Arch Ecker had the call on the Wenatchee Wild Hockey Network with video courtesy of Hockey TV…

Wenatchee Wild at Salmon Arm Highlights 2019-02-19


Scoring goals for Wenatchee were Trevor Griebel (grih-BELL), Brandon Koch (cook), Christophe Fillion and Matt Gosiewski (go-CHEF-ski). The Wild wrap up the regular season tonight at Penticton, who are still locked in a first-place battle with Merritt, both at 75-points. The puck will drop tonight at 7 o’clock.

First place Huskies host Utah tonight on FS1

The Pac-12 takes center stage in the world of Men’s College Basketball tonight…
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The Washington State Cougars play host to Colorado tonight at 7 on the Pac-12 Network. It’s the Pac-12 after dark on FS1 where the conference-leading Washington Huskies host Utah at 8 o’clock. Gonzaga is home tomorrow at McCarthy Court against Pepperdine at 6 o’clock.