BELLINGHAM — In a season that has seen them play inconsistent baseball, the Wenatchee AppleSox are getting on a roll. The Sox scored three runs in the third and never looked back in a commanding 4-1 win over the Bellingham Bells Sunday at Joe Martin Field. Wenatchee earned its third straight victory and its firs series win of the West Coast League’s second half.
WENATCHEE — Jamie Richards didn’t mince his words. Asked about his team’s performance after a 6-0 blowout loss to the Spokane Shadow on Sunday at the Apple Bowl, the Wenatchee FC coach was brutally honest.
The University of Washington has formed a special committee to investigate claims made in a congressional report that Richard Ellenbogen, chairman of UW’s Department of Neurological Surgery, tried to influence a major research study on football and brain injuries.
MEGEVE, France — Britain's Chris Froome edged nearer to retaining his Tour de France title when he won the 18th stage, a 17-kilometer mountain time trial, to extend his overall lead to almost four minutes on Thursday.
As playoff fever hovers over the warm summer air, fans of semi-pro football on the east side of the Cascades are in for a treat. The Wenatchee Valley Rams will host the Tri-City Rage on Saturday in the first round of the Western Washington Football Alliance’s postseason tournament, and although the Rage are officially in their inaugural season, longtime Rams fans will recognize the rivalry between the two squads.
An ecological gem hidden in the Wenatchee Mountains, Camas Meadows (a.k.a. Camas Land) harbors plant species found nowhere else in the world. A sprawling, lush, near-level lawn cradled by lumpy forested ridges, Camas Meadows is a geographical anomaly in the Cascades’ dry extreme eastern reaches.
In its third season in the Evergreen Premier League (EPLWA), Wenatchee FC has continued to make strides in developing a program capable of sustaining challenges at the top of the league table. That growth won’t culminate in a title this year, but the Capitals can finish off their 2016 campaign higher in the standings than they ever have with two wins to close out the season, which would be a big step for the club.
FINHAUT-EMOSSON, Switzerland — Britain's Chris Froome took another big step toward a third Tour de France title when he dropped his main rivals in the finale of the 17th stage; a 184-km mountain trek won by Russian Ilnur Zakarin on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts told reporters Wednesday it’s possible that ace Clayton Kershaw will need surgery on his injured back, which would likely rule the three-time Cy Young-winner out for the season.
Tabbed as a candidate to fill one of the three vacancies in the starting lineup, Huskies forward Donaven Dorsey appeared poised for a breakout campaign during the 2016-17 season after a couple of years of struggling to crack the rotation.