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Ramirez shines, but M’s lose

SEATTLE — Erasmo Ramirez finished folding his clothes into his bags. A trip to Tacoma awaited him, but not for the reasons that have previously earned him a demotion to the minor leagues.

Proposed Waterville-Mansfield athletic consolidation discussed

WATERVILLE — Waterville community members shared their thoughts about a possible athletic consolidation with Mansfield during a forum July 8 at the Waterville High School Career Center, sponsored by the Waterville School Board. Board members Stephanie Stibal, Dale Snyder, Daniel Miranda and Eric Biggar were present. Superintendent Cathi Nelson, principal Tabatha Mires and athletic director Mike Gray also responded to questions. The Waterville forum was preceded by similar event in Mansfield.

AppleSox stumble after All-Star game

WENATCHEE — The Kelowna Falcons scored 12 runs in the first two innings on Tuesday en route to a 17-1 blowout victory over the Wenatchee AppleSox at Paul Thomas Sr. Baseball Stadium.
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Eastmont football shoring up defense at team camp

WENATCHEE — After giving up the second-most points in the Columbia Basin Big Nine during the 2013 season, the Eastmont football team is looking to solve its defensive problems with a stronger, more confident approach.

As Tour enters Pyrenees, Rogers wins 16th stage

BAGNERES-DE-LUCHON, France — Michael Rogers of Australia led a breakaway to a downhill finish in winning the longest stage as the Tour de France entered the Pyrenees today.
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ChelanMan: The show must go on

CHELAN — Lakeside Park hosted nearly 10,000 participants and spectators on Saturday for the ChelanMan multisport event. As staggering as that number may be, it didn’t quite hold up to prior years’ figures. A vast majority of that difference can be attributed to the threat of wildfires that loomed before the Chelan Valley over the last week, according to race director Julie Pittsinger.

Packers advance to state tourney

SPOKANE — The Apple Valley Packers have advanced to the Washington American Legion Baseball ‘AAA’ state tournament.
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Velocity swimmer Wierzbicki continues to excel

You might ask yourself what swimmers do when they have had a long hard weekend of racing. For one Velocity Swimming team member, it meant enjoying a day at Chelan Slides with her teammates on Monday, training on Tuesday morning and then heading off to a championship level swim meet Wednesday through Friday to compete against many of the Western United States’ top swimmers.