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This Afternoon

Hi50° Decreasing Clouds


Lo43° Patchy Fog


Hi53° Chance Showers and Patchy Fog

Saturday Night

Lo40° Slight Chance Rain then Mostly Cloudy


Hi52° Slight Chance Rain

Sunday Night

Lo41° Chance Rain


Hi53° Slight Chance Rain

Monday Night

Lo40° Slight Chance Rain


Hi52° Slight Chance Rain

Tuesday Night

Lo42° Slight Chance Rain

Schwarber not cleared to play field

CHICAGO — The most impressive offensive player in the first two games of the World Series won’t even have a spot in the starting lineup for the next three contests as Chicago will leave Kyle Schwarber on the bench with a pinch-hitting role in the National League park.

Everybody Out: The one light

If I had to live with just one headlight, the Petzl NAO would definitely be one of them.

Prep focus: Wenatchee Valley sends five harriers to state

WENATCHEE — The course at Walla Walla Point Park was wet and soggy Thursday afternoon, but not enough to dampen the spirits of the Wenatchee and Eastmont cross country teams as they welcomed the rest of the Columbia Basin Big Nine to the valley for the 4A District 6 title meet. And while neither the Panthers nor the Wildcats will send a full team to next weekend’s state tournament, both will be represented in Pasco.

AppleSox schedule released

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee AppleSox will start the 2017 season on the road, taking on the Walla Walla Sweets on Friday, June 2. The home-opening game at Paul Thomas Sr. Baseball Field will be against the Victoria HarbourCats on Thursday, June 8. The Sox will play their last regular-season game of the summer against the Corvallis Knights on Thursday, Aug. 3. The Kitsap BlueJackets have turned into the Port Angeles Lefties, realigning the two divisions. Starting in 2017, Wenatchee’s division will have six teams.

U.S. Baseball Academy holding winter baseball camp at Quincy High

QUINCY — Quincy High School is hosting a six week baseball camp starting January 8. Quincy coach Andy Harris will direct the program in conjunction with U.S. Baseball Academy. Classes are available for players in grades 1-12 and are limited to seven players per coach. Sessions are offered in advanced hitting, pitching, catching, fielding and baserunning. Space is limited. Registration is now under way. For more information, visit, or call toll-free 866-622-4487.

Alcohol involved in Fernandez crash

MIAMI — Miami-Dade County authorities say the strong odor of alcohol was found on Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez and two other men in a boat when they died in a crash last month, according to a search warrant affidavit obtained by the Miami Herald.

Foster retires

MIAMI — Miami Dolphins running back Arian Foster is calling it quits. Foster, 30, released a letter on his decision to retire via Uninterrupted on Monday.

Schwarber gets DH nod

CLEVELAND — In a stunning move, the Chicago Cubs put slugging outfielder/catcher Kyle Schwarber on their 25-man roster for the World Series and inserted him into the lineup for Games 1 and 2.

CBA still not agreed on

NEW YORK — Amid reports that the NBA and the National Basketball Players Association had agreed on a seven-year extension of their collective-bargaining agreement, NBA commissioner Adam Silver clarified that while both sides are closer, a deal has not yet been reached.