Wild Playoff Schedule Set, Spring Prep Sports Begin

Wild series with Vernon begins March 16 and Prep spring sports season gets underway this weekend.


Wild Series Begins Friday, Spring Sports Today

WENATCHEE, WA – The schedule is out for the Wenatchee Wild’s second-round playoff series with Vernon…
It begins next Friday with Game 1 at 7 o’clock and Saturday with Game 2 at 6pm in Vernon. The series then shifts to Wenatchee for Games 3 and 4 on Tuesday, March 20th and Wednesday, March 21st at 7pm. Game 5, if necessary would be back in Vernon Friday, March 23rd at 7. Then back to Wenatchee for Game 6, if necessary on Saturday, March 24th at 7. And if a Game 7 is needed, it would be back in Vernon Monday, March 26th at 7 o’clock. You can see the whole schedule at Wenatchee Wild Hockey dot com. Tickets for the home games are just $10 apiece and available at the website or at the Town Toyota Center box office.

Wild vs. Merritt Game 3 Tonight on NCWLIFE Channel

Just a reminder that Wenatchee’s first-round series with Merritt is on the broadcast schedule tonight…
Game 3 will be on a 7 o’clock. Game 4 will air tomorrow night at 7. In addition, we’ll wet your whistle with some prep spring sports on NCWLIFE this weekend with boys soccer between Wenatchee and Sunnyside Saturday at 2. Then on Sunday, it starts with Wenatchee lacrosse against Richland at Noon, followed by Wenatchee and Eastmont soccer at 2. Tune in for Eastmont and West Valley baseball at 5, followed by Wenatchee and Monroe lacrosse at 7. We’ll resume LIVE games on NCWLIFE next Tuesday with Wenatchee soccer against Quincy.

Soccer, Baseball, Softball & Track Fill the Prep Weekend

Here’s what’s coming up this weekend as the spring prep sports season gets underway…
First, in boys soccer today, Wenatchee’s on the road at Shadle Park to start the season at 3:45. Eastmont is also in the Spokane area to face Central Valley at 6 tonight. Then tomorrow, Chelan is hosting a jamboree beginning at 11. Wenatchee plays at Central Valley at 1. That’s the same start time for Eastmont at Shadle Park and Cascade at Ephrata.
It looks like spring-like weather for some baseball and softball this weekend…
Eastmont and Wenatchee are hosting Mount Vernon and Lake Stevens in a jamboree at Dan White Field and Rec. Park beginning tomorrow morning at 10. Quincy’s hosting Chelan and Cashmere in a baseball jamboree beginning at 11 Saturday.

In softball, Brewster’s jamboree will see Sumner, Okanogan, Liberty Bell and Chelan in town beginning at 11am. Also, Eastmont will host Walla Walla at Noon.

They’ll also stretch the legs with a track jamboree tomorrow…
It will take place on the Wenatchee High School track starting at 11 o’clock.

Weekend Events Include AAU Girls Basketball Tourney

Speaking of the weekend, there are some other items of interest happening…
All the hotels and restaurants will be filled with 4th through 8th grade girls this weekend for the 30th Annual Ron Talbott Memorial AAU Basketball Tournament. That runs today through Sunday at Wenatchee High School.

If you’re a skier or snowboarder, Mission Ridge is the place to be, especially Sunday, for Arlberg Sports’ Demo Daze. That will run from 9am to 3pm, but there’s a pre-registration for that, so check in with the gang at Arlberg Sports for more information.

And, former Seattle Seahawk Clint Gresham will be the keynote speaker in the Leavenworth Young Life Spring Dessert Banquet. That starts at 6 at the Festhalle in Leavenworth.

San Francisco 4-Hits Seattle in Shutout Win

The Mariners were shut out in Spring Training action yesterday in Peoria…
Five San Francisco pitchers combined on a 4-hit shutout as the Giants won 4-nothing. Seattle right fielding prospect John Andreoli (AN-DREE-OH-LEE) went 2-for-2 at the plate. Seattle will be in Scottsdale today for a Noon game with the Giants. James Paxton will get the start.

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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.