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North celler dweller loses again to South celler dweller

Baseball Blurbs by Bruce Kitsap 6, Wenatchee 2 last night Kitsap (12-29, 4-10) at Wenatchee (13-28, 3-11)  at 7:05 tonight. Stuff * By the way, Wednesday evening's game was A.J. Proszek's 100th as coach of the AppleSox.* Last night Dalton Harum and Adam Paulson  became the 34th and 35th young men to play for the Sox this season.* With Harum and Paulson, 464 players have donned the Red, White and Blue in 17 seasons.  AppleSox in WCL Batting Top Ten* Matt Fraizer tied for 3rd (143) in At Bats.* Ryan Kreidler tied for ...
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Chris Rader | Simple things entertained our ancestors

Recreation has become a hundred-billion-dollar industry today, as people enjoy more leisure time and disposable income. This was not the case a century ago! Early settlers in North Central Washington spent little and worked hard all year around: building homes and furniture, caring for livestock and gardens, laundering clothes with water heated on the wood stove, and so on. Even children helped every day with housework and farm animals, weeding, carrying water, cutting grain, and whatever their parents decreed. 
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Hillary Schwirtlich | Go with the flow

It’s starting to get hot outside, which means families are flocking to rivers and lakes to beat the heat. When temperatures rise into the 80s, all my hikes end in places to swim. Spending time at the lake or river with your kids can be fun — and it can also help them improve their understanding of how the world works. So the next time your kids look like they’re searching for something to do, try some of these activities to help them learn more about rivers, lakes, and our ...
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AppleSox edged in 11 innings, 4-3

Baseball Blurbs by Bruce Gresham 4, Wenatchee 3 last night in 11 innings Gresham (16-16, 5-0) at Wenatchee (10-22, 0-5) 7:05 tonight. Sox Stuff* The AppleSox pitchers are striking out batters 7.66 times per game, the fourth highest in the league.  On the other hand, Wenatchee hitters are whiffing 8.38 times per game, the highest in the circuit.* Close, but not quite...1-7 in 1-run games.* 1-3 in extra inning affairs. Where Are They Now?* The Medford Rogues were WCL members for three seasons form 2013-15.  They now play in the 6-team Great West League.  ...