Waterville/Mansfield boys let big lead slip away in loss to Mustangs

After a big win against a stellar Tonasket team on Dec. 12, the Waterville/Mansfield boys basketball team sputtered in a road loss to the host Bridgeport Mustangs 63-60 on Dec. 15.
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Waterville/Mansfield girls lose close game to Liberty Bell

WINTHROP — The Waterville/Mansfield girls basketball team lost in heartbreaking fashion to the host Liberty Bell Mountain Lions by a final score of 50-49 on Dec. 5.
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Shocker boys get road win over Mountain Lions

WINTHROP — The visiting Shockers improved their record to 2-1 on the young basketball season with a win over host Liberty Bell in Winthrop on Dec. 5, by a final score of 52-35.
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Boys capture win over Entiat

The Waterville-Mansfield boys basketball team got off to a good start to the season Dec. 1 in Entiat, beating the host Tigers 44-34.
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Girls lose in opener with Entiat

The Waterville-Mansfield girls basketball team lost to Entiat 57-36 on Dec. 1 in both teams’ first basketball game of the 2017-18 season.
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World-renowned pianist Jody Graves returns to Wenatchee for performance

11/1/17: This story has been updated with the time of the performance.   By David Heiling Empire Press Correspondent Wenatchee-raised Jody Graves has done piano performances and speeches around the world. Now a professor at Eastern Washington University, Graves uses her platform to educate, enrich and please audiences from all walks of life. Empire Press Correspondent David Heiling talked...
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Shockers volleyball team squeaks out five-set thriller at Bridgeport

By David Heiling Empire Press Correspondent BRIDGEPORT — The Waterville/Mansfield volleyball team won another five-set match away from home on Oct. 19. All sets were decided by four points or less. The final set scores read 23-25, 25-21, 25-22, 25-27, 15-11. The Shockers fell in the first set before winning the next two close sets, lost the fourth and was able to pick up the intensity when it...
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Shockers plagued by small mistakes

The Waterville/Mansfield Shockers fell to the Brewster Bears by a final score of 50-16 on Oct. 20.
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Fire District 2 hosts open house

Hundreds of people came together on Oct. 14 to learn about Fire Prevention Week at the Douglas County Fire District 2 firehouse in East Wenatchee.
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Shockers volleyball team goes down swinging against Raiders in tough environment

COULEE CITY — The Waterville/Mansfield volleyball team fell to host Lake Roosevelt in straight sets on Oct. 10, dropping the Shockers’ record to sub-.500 in Central Washington 2B league play at 2-3.
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