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Panthers, Wildcats meet on gridiron for 47th time

GIRLS SOCCER (4-1, 6-2-1)Tuesday, Moses Lake (4-1, 5-4) home.- A big one.  The Panthers and Chiefs are each 4-1 and tied for second, one game behind West Valley.- The one loss WHS and MLHS each have was to the Rams, WHS lost 2-0 and MLHS 4-0.- Wenatchee leads the series with Moses Lake 30-13, but it used to be 30-3…the Chiefs taking the last 10.
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Two soccer games at WVC today beginning at 2 o'clock

MENS SOCCER (2-3, 4-3)Wednesday, Walla Walla (3-0-2, 5-0-4) home.- Today the Knights take on first-place, undefeated Walla Walla right here at home.- On the 12th the Warriors edged the Knights 4-3 in Walla Walla.- This game begins the second round of three through the East Region schedule (five games per round, one against each foe).- Overall WWCC leads WVC 16-10-8 and is 7-5-4 in the Apple Capital.- The last Knight victory was 2010. Since WW has won six and there have been three ties.
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64th WHS homecoming game Friday

BOYS AND GIRLS CROSS COUNTRYSaturday, Wenatchee InviteWalla Walla Point Park will be a busy scene Saturday at harriers from across the state compete in the Wenatchee Invite.  According to Athletic.net 16 schools will participate and all six classifications from 1B to 4A will be represented.1B – Entiat, Riverside Christian (Yakima)2B – Brewster, Bridgeport, Manson1A – Cashmere, Deer Park, Royal (Royal City)2A – Quincy, West Valley (Spokane)3A – Hanford, Southridge4A – Central Valley, Eastmont, Lake Stevens, Wenatchee 
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Football, Panthers have won 14 straight league games...first CBBN game Friday

FOOTBALL (1-2)Friday, Davis (1-2) away.- This the first of six league games.- Davis has been by far Wenatchee’s most frequent opponent.  Starting in 1923 the schools have played 83 times. Through the first 29 years (1923 thru 1956) the South Central Washington school was known as Yakima.- Wenatchee leads the series 49-30-4 and has won the past 16 straight.  During those 16 games the Panthers have outscored the Pirates 643 to 209 (40.2 to 13.1 average score).  - The 16 straight is the longest win streak for either team in ...
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Both Knight socceer teams in home openers today

WOMENS SOCCER (0-1, 1-2)Wednesday, Spokane (1-0, 4-0-1) home.- Series started in 1997 and Spokane leads 30-5-1 and is 14-4 on the local field.- The Sasquatch has a 13-game win streak with the last WVC victory in 2008.- Today is the first of eight home games.  In home openers the Knights are 8-9-1 and it is the first time facing the Sasquatch.
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All six Panther teams in action this week

VOLLEYBALLWenatchee High School begins their 40th year of volleyball this week, and Emily McLean is back for her second year as coach.  Last fall the Panthers were 6-6 in the CBBN and placed fourth, and overall were 9-12.
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108th year of WHS football, 30th year of girls soccer begin Friday

FOOTBALLFriday begins the 108th year of Panther football.  The pigskin sport started in 1905 when WHS hosted Leavenworth and defeated them 38-0 on November 4.  There was no program in 1916, ’17 and ’18 during World War I.  In that very first year WHS had a 2-game schedule, Leavenworth and then the second team from Seattle’s Broadway High School and lost 6-0.  In 2015 the Panthers have 9-game schedule that begins with three nonleague contests and then moves on to six CBBN games.
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Comparison of some AppleSox stats for WCL seasons

Baseball Blurbs by Bruce  May Answer Some Inquiries The question was asked during the last home series and again in an email, about how did this year's AppleSox compare to other versions?  Well, last night I finished my annual update of some statistical categories.  Following are the results.  All are team numbers for the 11 years of West Coast League play followed by where 2015 ranks.  Three are averages, one a percent and all the rest are averages per game (there have been five different totals for number of games ...
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AppleSox finish third. Hiura way up among league offensive leaders.

Baseball Blurbs by Bruce   Yakima Valley 4, Wenatchee 3, last night. Apple Peelings- Exactly one-third of their league games were decided by one run...18 of 54.  Unfortunately the AppleSox went 5-13 in those games.- Despite losing six more than they won in league play, they were not outscored...287 tallied, 287 surrendered. AppleSox in Top 10Hitting- Batting average - Keston Hiura .356, tie 3rd.- Hits - Keston Hiura 68, 2nd.  Mitchell Holland 59, 5th.- Doubles - Keston Hiura 21, 2nd.  Mitchell Holland 11, tie 10th.- Triples - Keston Hiura 6, 1st.- Home runs ...
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AppleSox beat Yakima Valley 2-1, play final game today

Baseball Blurbs by Bruce   Wenatchee 2, Yakima Valley 1 last night.  Final game of the season - Wenatchee (24-29) at Yakima Valley (28-25) 5:05 today. Standings Stuff- The AppleSox have nailed down third place in the East.- Corvallis is the wild-card entry.- Klamath Falls has 40 losses with their final game today.  The 40 ties the 2007 Kitsap squad for most losses in a season since the league went to a 54-game schedule five years ago. Record Setting Season...TwiceTime of Games- Fans that saw every home game witnessed more baseball than another season ...
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AppleSox final home contest tonight, have 2-game win streak.

Baseball Blurbs by Bruce  Wenatchee 5, Walla Walla 3 last night. Final Home Game...Walla Walla (21-28) at Wenatchee (23-27) 7:05 tonight. On The Move- On July 13 the AppleSox were 12-19.  Over the past 19 games they have turned it around and gone 11-8.- A win tonight and they finish with a winning record at home...currently 15-15.- A win tonight and three more at Yakima Valley this weekend and they finish 27-27 in WCL play and tied with the Pippins for second.- Also if they win the final four they finish with ...
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AppleSox move up to third with win over Sweets.

Baseball Blurbs by Bruce  Wenatchee 8, Walla Walla 5 last night. Walla Walla (21-27) at Wenatchee (22-27) 7:05 tonight. Hooray!  AppleSox Out of CellarFor the first time in 54 days the local club is not in last place in the East.  With the triumph over Walla Walla last evening they scooted ahead of the Sweets...22-27 to 21-27.  The last time they were higher in the standings was June 11 when their 1-1 record had them in second. Hiura Total Base Record HolderKeston Hiura is the new team record holder for total bases in ...