Scrolling through Facebook one smoky evening last week, I came across a video interview with a local online marketing pro in which this successful social media advocate extolled the virtues of new media and asserted flatly that newspapers are not dying. They are dead.
Baseball Blurbs by Bruce Wenatchee (15-15) at Walla Walla (15-15) tonight. Close. Not only are Wenatchee and Walla Walla sharing identical records, 15-15, the competition after four and a half years is also tight. Wenatchee leads overall 20-18, league 18-16 and at home 11-9. In playoff games they are 2-2 and at Walla Walla 9-9. So far this season the Sweets lead 4-2, the AppleSox taking two of three in Walla Walla and the Sweets sweeping the Sox here Thursday through Saturday. Brown and Brooks tie GebbersSince 2008 the last name that appeared most ...
Baseball Blurbs by Bruce Walla Walla 7, Wenatchee 5 last night. Walla Walla (14-15) at Wenatchee (15-14) 7:05 tonight. Onions Peeling Away Sox LeadWalla Walla and Wenatchee are now only a game apart for second and third in the East Division. On the first of the month the AppleSox were 4.5 games ahead, but Wenatchee has gone 2-5 in July and Walla Walla 7-3. A win by the home team tonight and they have a two-game lead, a loss and there is a tie for second. The New NormThree-hour games are in. Last night ...
Baseball Blurbs by Bruce Walla Walla 16, Wenatchee 9 last night. Walla Walla (13-15) at Wenatchee (15-13) 7:05 tonight. Last Night Game Stuff - Another three-plus hour home game (3:08). That’s eight in 18 games. Average time this season 2:51...historical average 2:33.- The 16 runs scored by Walla Walla is the most by WW in the 36-game Sox/Sweet series. Old mark 15 last month when they won 15-5.- The 25 combined runs were also a record. Previous mark 20...see line above.- 100 was the high yesterday at the airport. The third straight day ...
“This has been 20 years in the making,” Bob Parlette said as he addressed a crowd of about 75 people at Lincoln Rock State Park who had assembled for a ribbon-cutting celebration of the Rocky Reach Trail on July 2. “There were times I wasn’t sure I’d live long enough to see this happen.”
Baseball Blurbs by Bruce Everett Merchants 14, Wenatchee 8 last night. NW Star Academy (can’t find their record) at Wenatchee (18-13) 7:05 tonight. This is the final of five nonleague games, and also the beginning of the second half of the home schedule...16 down, 16 to go. NW Star Academy is headquartered in West Linn, OR and the AppleSox have played them seven times before...three times in both ‘06 and ‘07 and once in ‘08. The Sox lost the first two and won the next five. The Academy team is the second most ...
After 109 years in Wenatchee, The World has made more than a few connections with other local businesses. This week, we are putting those connections to use for the benefit of our readers by offering a chance to purchase gift cards to restaurants and other businesses across town at deep discounts. It’s called the “Bite Me! Again” online auction, so named because The World recently published a restaurant guide called “Bite Me!”
Baseball Blurbs by Bruce Kelowna 13, Wenatchee 4 last night Wenatchee (14-12) at Kelowna (8-18) 6:05 tonight. Scoreboards Are Blowing OutWhat’s with all the offense? Where’d all the runs come from? West Coast League teams are making like slow-pitch teams. Well, not quite, but they are pushing runners across home plate in record numbers. Through last night’s games the teams are combining for 11.18 runs per game. That is a 23.4 percent increase over the average of 9.06 runs per game for the previous four seasons. Fifty times a team has scored in ...