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Batter Up! AppleSox 17th season begins this evening

Baseball Blurbs by Bruce PLAY BALL!  BATTER UP! and all that kind of stuff.  AppleSox baseball returns this evening for the 17th Opening Night in team history.  How about this, the initial Opening Night was exactly 16 years ago on June 3, 2000.  A huge crowd showed up at Paul Thomas Sr. Baseball Stadium to see the new outfit in town...and to be greeted by kind of a  surprised and overwhelmed Sox staff.  What a start.  (By the way, the Bellingham Bells won 12-8.)      Opener HistorySeason openers: 12-48-4 at home7-2 league4-game ...
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Panther girl golfers champions again. Baseball team #1 in state.

GIRLS GOLFLEAGUE CHAMPIONS!  With their 23rd consecutive league win yesterday, Wenatchee captured their fourth straight CBBN crown.  The Panthers were 20 strokes better than second-place Davis on the Moses Lake Country Club course.  WHS wrapped up the title with one match to go next week in Yakima.
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WVC softball at home Friday and Saturday

SOFTBALL (9-7, 14-11)Friday, Big Bend (5-11, 6-16) home.- One might say the Knights have done fairly well against the Vikings the past nine seasons, like they won 34 of 35.- At Moses Lake last month WVC swept a twin bill 11-3 and 13-10.- Overall the Black and Silver lead the series 61-13.  At home they are 31-8, have won 17 in a row and 26 of 27.- Shelly Pflugrath is 54-12 vs. BBCC.
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Busy, busy week for all Purple and Gold teams

BOYS GOLFWednesday, Chelan-Gamble Sands Invitational- The Panthers head north tomorrow to Brewster for the second Chelan-Gamble Sands Invite hosted by Chelan H.S.- Last May WHS finished third in a field of 17 at this event.
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Knights: Lots of action on the local diamonds Friday and Saturday

BASEBALL (0-0, 2-10)Wednesday, Blue Mountain (0-0, 6-8) away.- Today the Knights play the first and second of 28 league games as they open region action against Blue Mountain.- WVC has a 57-32 lead in wins over the Timberwolves, the only East opponent in which the Knights have the advantage.- On the Pendleton diamond the Black and Silver lead 28-17.- Last spring the pair split, each sweeping doubleheaders at home.- Of 89 games played, all have been league encounters except one regional game in 2009.- Dustin Willis is 12-4 vs. BMCC.