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Nadal begins quest for 10th title with win

PARIS — The Eiffel Tower was still standing, the River Seine was flowing away to the sea and the traffic still clogged the Peripherique — and Rafa Nadal still ruled Roland Garros on Tuesday.

Commentary: For NFL, no news is bad news

The Seattle Seahawks, whose 2014 season ended 114 days ago and whose 2015 season won’t begin for another 110 days, were scheduled to hold an organized team activity Tuesday.

Prep golf: Local golfers eye second day of state meet

Golf, for the most part, is an individual sport. But at the 2015 4A state meet, which starts today, five Wenatchee girls golfers might have the skill necessary to make a run at the team title. Wenatchee is led by senior and Columbia Basin Big Nine most valuable player Carly Bozett, but don’t rule out the other four Panthers from finishing the first day in the top 40.

2015 North Central Sports Awards nominees announced

WENATCHEE -- The following athletes, coaches and teams have been named as finalists for the 2015 North Central Sports Awards. The awards banquet will be held June 9 at the Town Toyota Center.

Sports Awards event instills pride in local communities

As a member of the Wenatchee North Rotary Club, it is an honor to be involved with the North Central Washington Sports Awards banquet. This event recognizes exceptional athletes, teams and coaches from North Central Washington high schools and Wenatchee Valley College.

Capitals drop two games

VANCOUVER – Wenatchee FC lost to Vancouver Victory FC 4-1 on Sunday at McKenzie Stadium.

Quite a ride: Cooprider retiring from WVC with fond memories

Sandy Cooprider has spent nearly two-thirds of his life at Wenatchee Valley College, first coming to the school to study and play football, later returning to serve as a football and baseball coach, athletic director and teacher.

Prep softball: Chelan wins district title

CASHMERE —  In a four-team tournament, sometimes seeding is irrelevant. In the Caribou Trail League’s softball season, one game separated last place Chelan from first place, giving the Goats the dubious fourth seed. None of that mattered Saturday in Cashmere as Chelan routed Omak 13-1 to win the 1A District 6 softball tournament and clinch a state berth.

Prep boys soccer state tournaments: Wenatchee on to semifinal round

GIG HARBOR — The Wenatchee boys soccer team is one of four teams still fighting for the 4A state championship after a 3-2 shootout win over host Gig Harbor on Saturday in a state tournament quarterfinal contest. Wenatchee advances to the state semifinal round for the first time in program history.

Nine Wildcats, 12 panthers on to state meet

EAST WENATCHEE — The end of the 2015 track and field season has come for a vast majority of local participants. However nine members of the Eastmont squad and 12 from the Wenatchee team posted marks at Thursday’s 4A district 6 meet at Eastmont High School good enough to qualify for the 4A state track and field meet.