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The Bears pose with the state trophy in Spokane Arena moments after defeating Life Christian Academy, 58-57, to win the state 2B basketball championship. / Courtesy Brewster Sports Facebook
SPOKANE – When the Bears varsity basketball team lost its Regional tournament game to Life Christian Academy, 78-65, last Feb. 28 in Wenatchee, it appeared there was at least one team in the state 2B playoff brackets that could give fourth-ranked Brewster a serious challenge for the state title. As...
SPOKANE – In a semifinal game that saw three lead changes and two ties, the Brewster Bears edged St. Georges, 60-57 in a down-to-the-wire battle that hinged on a missed three-point shot in the final seconds. The Bears took a 21-16 lead in the first quarter before the Dragons rallied to tie the...

We-Love-Our-Bears-On-To-State: A roadside attraction showing support for the Brewster Bears. Mike Maltais/QCH
SPOKANE – Following a 74-48 win over Kettle Falls in the opening round of state basketball competition the previous evening, the Brewster Bears defeated Toutle Lake, 51-27, in the Elite Eight on Thursday, March 5. The Bears got off to a slow start in the first quarter only scoring in single digits...
Subhead: Cade Gebbers named Player of the Year BREWSTER – Three Bears basketball players and one Bridgeport Mustang were selected to the Central Washington 2B 2019-20 All-League First Team as part of eight players from Brewster, Bridgeport and Waterville-Mansfield to make the All-League list....

Elizabeth Katovich (20), left, was named the 2019-20 CW2B girls basketball Player of the Year. / Mike Maltais/QCH
BREWSTER -- Elizabeth Katovich, junior guard and team co-captain of the league champion Waterville-Mansfield Lady Shockers was named Central Washington 2B Player of the Year on the list of 2019-20 All-League girls basketball players. Katovich joins sophomore teammate Ella Osborne and Brewster Lady...

Brewster’s Gabe Garcia, left, wrestles a Toledo opponent at the state tournament. / Courtesy Cindy Cavazos
BREWSTER – Senior state wrestling medalist Gabriel Garcia and senior teammate Rodolfo Madrid were the only Bears wrestlers selected to the 2019-20 Central Washington 2B All-League Wrestling Second Team. Garcia placed sixth at state this year in his 160-pound bracket and Madrid wrestled at 220...

All-League First Team sophomore Ella Osborne, left, guards Brewster’s Kelsey Ochoa in their league playoff game. / Mike Maltais/QCH
WENATCHEE – The Central Washington 2B League champion Lady Shockers were eliminated in the Sweet 16 round of regional basketball competition by a 45-40 loss to Northwest Christian (Colbert) at Wenatchee High School last Saturday, Feb. 29. The No. 11 Lady Shockers made the No. 14 Lady Crusaders...

Mikenna and Michaun Kelpman were honored on Senior Night, Feb. 8. / Mike Maltais/QCH
SPOKANE – The post-season came to an end for the Brewster Lady Bears last Saturday, Feb. 29, after a 58-27 loss to Colfax in the sweet 16 round of loser-out regional competition in the Spokane Arena. Brewster joined Lake Roosevelt and Waterville-Mansfield who were also eliminated. The Lady Raiders...

The Brewster Bears proudly display their Bi-District 5/6 championship trophy won at Quincy on Feb. 22 with a win over Kittitas. / Courtesy Brewster Sports Facebook
WENATCHEE – The Bi-District 5/6 champion Brewster Bears saw their 13-game winning streak broken by the Life Christian Academy Eagles in a 78-65 loss in the 2B regional playoffs at Wenatchee High School last Saturday, Feb. 28. It was only the Bears’ third defeat this season, the other two coming...

The Lady Shockers varsity basketball team poses with its Central Washington 2B league championship trophy after defeating the Lady Bears, 48-37, in the Chelan Community Gym on Feb. 18. / Mike Maltais/QCH
CHELAN – The Waterville-Mansfield Lady Shockers varsity basketball team threshed the Brewster Lady Bears, 48-37, on Feb. 18 in the Chelan Community Gym to capture the Central Washington 2B league championship and send Brewster into crossover bi-district play. The Lady Shockers 11-point win was set...

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