BASEBALL (15-0, 17-0)LEAGUE CHAMPIONS! For the second season in a row and the fourth in five years, Wenatchee is the Columbia Basin Big Nine league champion. They clinched the pennant with a 3-game sweep of Sunnyside last week.
We all know that behind every successful man stands a good woman. Such is the case for Mr. and Mrs. A.Z. Wells. Called a true pioneer of the fruit industry in NCW and a benefactor of the Wenatchee Valley, A.Z. Wells was indeed a successful man.
SOFTBALL (11-9, 16-13)Big weekend as the tied-for- fifth-place Knights take to the road and play third-place Walla Walla, and the team they share fifth with, Treasure Valley. The top four teams advance to the NWAC tournament and only two games separate the four clubs in third through fifth place.
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.
Arrival of summer-like warmth in early spring means early work in the vineyard. I've been scrambling the past month to complete pruning, weeding, dormant oil and fungicide application, cinching up trellis wires and getting the drip system ready to go.
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The new Taco Time in Wenatchee had a quiet opening April 11, but word spread fast. In just a few days, the place was bustling with lovers of their Crisp Chicken Burritos and seasoned Mexi-Fries.
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“When I get older losing my hair, many years from now ... ” I first heard the lyrics to that Beatles song “When I’m Sixty-four,” as a ninth grader. I was only 15 years old. The words were very singable. And as teeny boppers on American Bandstand used to say when they’d rate-a-record on TV, “It had a good beat and you could dance to it.”
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.
Are you one of the many valley residents who haven’t yet had the chance to explore the Wenatchee Foothills? Maybe you’ve heard of places like Saddle Rock, Castlerock or the Jacobson Preserve, but wonder about where to park, what gear to bring and how much time it might take.