Wild Enter Home Stretch On Road
WENATCHEE, WA – The Wenatchee Wild are on the road for the first of its final three regular season games tonight…
Wenatchee is at West Kelowna to play the Warriors tonight in the Royal LePage Place at 7 o’clock. In five meetings so far this season, the Wild have a 3-games-to-2 edge over the Warriors. The two West Kelowna wins came in overtime. Speaking of which, Wenatchee has played in 10 overtime games this season, half of which going into double-overtime. The Wild are also .500 in games going into extra play. Wenatchee will wrap up the regular season with games Friday at Vernon and Saturday at Penticton.
Win Tonight and Put Even More On the Line Friday
The Wild head into tonight’s game riding a two-game winning streak after sweeping Trail last weekend at the Town Toyota Center. Head Coach and GM Bliss Littler, on this week’s Call of the Wild with Arch Ecker, was very complimentary of his goalie and the fans…
Wenatchee Still Has a Chance at #1 Seed in Playoffs
Even though there’s only three games remaining in the regular season, a ton is riding on these games, starting with tonight. Should Wenatchee pull out the win tonight, that would add even more on the line for Friday and Saturday, which Littler loves. Be sure to tune in tomorrow morning for scores and highlights on Wake Up Wenatchee Valley.
Tonasket’s Garrett Wilson WIAA Athlete of Week
The WIAA is out with its Athletes of the Week list. Tonasket’s Garrett Wilson helped lead the Tigers to their second-consecutive State Team Championship at Mat Classic. He also won his second individual title, this year at 145 pounds after his 132 pound championship a season ago. It is Tonasket’s second team title after dropping down to 2B in 2015.
PLU Replaces Westering with Brant McAdams
Pacific Lutheran University has hired a new head football coach. The private Division III school in Tacoma has announced the hiring of Brant McAdams as its new coach…
McAdams previously served as the defensive coordinator and linebackers coach at Trinity University in San Antonio, coaching at his alma mater for the past five seasons. Prior to joining Trinity, McAdams was the defensive coordinator for three years at cross-town rival University of Puget Sound. McAdams becomes just the 10th coach in the program’s 93 year history. He replaces Scott Westering, the son of the famous former Lute Frostery Westering, who won four national championships.
WVC Hosts Spokane in Next-to-next-to-Last Games
If you have the itch to get out and watch some more basketball tonight, there’s a doubleheader on tap at Wenatchee Valley College. The Knights are hosting Spokane in the next-to-next-to-last game of the regular season. The Lady Knights tip off at 6 with the men to follow at 8. The women are 5-and-8 in conference play and 14-12 on the season. The men have had a little more success, battling to an 8-and-5 record, 15-10 overall.