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“Ugly sweater” spirit day lights up WHS

“Ugly sweater” spirit day lights up WHS

Morgan Narby

December 15, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Lights, pom-poms, and ribbons, oh my! Sweaters of all aptitudes were displayed today in Wenatchee High School for the final day of Winter Week: Ugly Sweater day. Many students donned their jolly knitwear, providing a wide array of colors, patterns, and designs to kick off the start of the long-ant...

WHS Bowling team topples competitors at Tower Classic Tournament

Flor Gonzalez, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

  On Dec. 9 the WHS bowling team traveled to Tacoma and competed in the Tower Classic tournament. They competed against 14 schools and ended up in fifth place with a total of 3,338 pins beating out schools like,Cascade, Eisenhower, Olympic and Skyview. Top scores for this tournament went to Fres...

Panther boys basketball beats Eastmont 67-42 in “Litterbox Game”

Panther boys basketball beats Eastmont 67-42 in “Litterbox Game”

Riley Kunz, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2017


Filed under Features, News

For the second year in a row the Wenatchee boy’s team has won the “Litterbox” rivalry game. With a final score of 67-42, the Panthers cruised to an easy victory. Junior Darius Carlson and senior Cass Riggan lead the team in scoring with 22 and 16 points respectively, while sophomore Nathan Blauman ...

Wenatchee Panther Boys Basketball falls to Mead Panthers 41-74

Riley Kunz, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2017


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The boys basketball team fell to Mead high school 41-74 on Dec. 1, falling to 0-1 to start their season. The Panthers fought hard, but a slew of three-pointers from Mead stretched the lead to over 20 points at half. “They caught fire on their threes and it was hard to keep with them” said senior g...

Girls’ Basketball starts season with a “W” over Kennewick, 59-55

Leila Fischer, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2017


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The WHS girl’s first game of the season was an intense battle, down to the last minute. The Lady Panthers played the Kennewick Lions on Friday, Dec. 1. They led the first quarter 14-8, but the Lions took it back by the end of the half, with a score of 26-32. The third and fourth quarters were close,...

Volleyball settles season 11-5

Jocelyn Frank, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2017


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The Wenatchee Varsity volleyball team came out of the season with 11 wins and 5 loses. Overall, Wenatchee had the second best record in the Columbia Basin League, the first being West Valley. “I thought the season went good, we did better than last year,” said junior Maeghan Wulf. “A lot of...

Panther football ends 3-13 as season draws to a close

Marc Hernandez, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2017


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The Wenatchee football season closed with the team having won three of their 13 games overall, but was able to capitalize on their young roster. Many players will be returning for the up and coming season where they look to improve the team's record. “We grew a lot this season, our young roster developed and I t...

Panthers topple Rams, Wenatchee soccer moves on to state

Hailey West, Staff Reporter

November 4, 2017


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On November 1 the WHS varsity girls soccer team beat West Valley, one of the team’s biggest rivals. The final score was 2-1. Wenatchee’s goals were both scored by junior Jaden Griggs with one assisted by senior Erin Aamold. This concluded the regular Big 9 season, and was the first ever district...

G.A Band starts season golden

Gwen McQuaig, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2017


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Wenatchee High School’s Golden Apple Marching Band won first place in the AAA Large Division at the Southeastern Washington Cavalcade of Bands. In addition, they took caption awards for Best Visuals, Best General Effect, and Best Brass and Winds. The competition, their first of the season,  took pla...

Hawkins Hikes

Xavier Martinez, In-Depth Editor

October 10, 2017


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State Sen. Brad Hawkins donned hiking shoes and athletic shorts instead of his usual suit and tie as he joined about 60 residents of the Wenatchee Valley on a hike up Saddle Rock on Saturday, Oct. 7. The hike was the final leg of a two-day tour that Hawkins was taking of the Washington State 12th...

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