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NCW basketball all-star games

The Wenatchee Central Lions 16th Annual All-Star Basketball Tournament was held March 16 at Wenatchee High School. Here's a recap of the event, sent in to us by Craig Field of the Lions Club All-Star Basketball Committee:

Wenatchee ace receiving national attention

Dustin Driver’s less than a month away from starting the spring season on the mound, about a year away from beginning his collegiate career, but is already garnering serious national attention.
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The healing power of sports

Friday night my colleague Brent Stecker and I walked into Town Toyota Center to cover the NCW Showcase. The Wenatchee and Eastmont girls and boys teams were slated to face off for the first time this season.
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NCW Awards finalists

The 42nd annual North Central Washington Sports Awards were held on June 26 (story here), and unlike in previous years the Sports section did not to run the finalists in each category in the newspaper. We've received a bit of heat from the organizers of the event, so to give the local athletes and coaches their due we've decided to run them here on the blog.

Sox to boost bullpen

This late in the West Coast League season, when teams are looking to pick up players for the stretch run they can't be too picky.

Sox roster notes

The Wenatchee AppleSox' roster is still in a bit of flux 20 games into the West Coast League season.
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WVC signs recruits

The Wenatchee Valley College athletic teams are in the process of finalizing their rosters for the 2012-13 school year. Here’s a list of the Knights’ incoming recruits, as of today (letters of intent signed, according to the Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges website):
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'Cats grab all-state soccer accolades

Fresh off their third-place Class 3A boys soccer trophy (the first state trophy in program history), the Eastmont Wildcats picked up four all-state awards from the Washington State Soccer Coaches Association, which were announced today.
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CTL notebook

Catching up on a few Caribou Trail League-related notes on a rainy Tuesday afternoon while waiting for tonight’s North Central Washington Sports Awards....
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Steelhead clarification

Had some inquires about the steelhead fishery on the Columbia River regarding today's Outdoors column about the life of a steelhead, so here's a clarification on the fishery:

Patrick Simon leaving WSU hoops

Patrick Simon, who helped lead the Ephrata boys basketball team to a Class 2A state championship in 2008 and a third-place finish as a senior in 2010, has been granted a release from his scholarship at Washington State and plans to transfer.
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Seattle Arena: What's to lose?

I'm currently embroiled in a little Twitter discussion with an acquaintance who is at the pro-Seattle Arena rally, and — as is his right — he doesn't see the benefits of the deal Chris Hansen and his team of investors have put on the table in an effort to bring back the NBA, add the NHL and coax bigger stadium tours to Seattle. I, on the other hand, want this deal to happen because, 1. I MISS THE SONICS; 2. I WANT TO HAVE A ROOTING INTEREST IN THE NHL; ...

Leftover stuff

Here's some leftover tidbits from Wednesday's Wenatchee football practice with members of the U.S. Marine Corps.