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Hernandez convicted of murder, sentenced to life

FALL RIVER, Mass. — After returning the verdict Wednesday, Aaron Hernandez’s jurors stood shoulder to shoulder and discussed the evidence that led them to find the former New England Patriots tight end guilty of first-degree murder by extreme atrocity and cruelty.

Mariners swept by Dodgers

LOS ANGELES -- Left fielder Scott Van Slyke drove in two runs, and the Los Angeles Dodgers capped their sweep of the Seattle Mariners with a 5-2 victory in the Civil Rights Game at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday night.

WVC: Knights baseball splits twinbill with Hawks

WENATCHEE – CJ Gettman hit .295 and recorded an .800 on base-plus-slugging percentage last season for the Wenatchee Valley College baseball team. He was one of the team’s better hitters, a key cog in the middle of the Knights’ batting order.

M’s can’t hold lead, fall to Dodgers in 10 innings

LOS ANGELES — So the Seattle Mariners played a third straight extra- inning game and this time they didn’t find a way to pull out a victory, losing to the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-5 in 10 innings Monday. You could say they got a little lucky to pick up wins in Oakland. But there was no luck late at Dodger Stadium.
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Prep Tuesday: Wenatchee girls golf rewrites record book

WENATCHEE – The Wenatchee girls golf team broke its previous stroke record of 358 by three on Tueday en route to a victory at the third Columbia Basin Big Nine meet at Three Lakes Golf Course in Wenatchee. Cross-river rival Eastmont took second place.

Hernandez leaves game with injured ankle, quad

OAKLAND, Calif. — Right-hander Felix Hernandez and closer Fernando Rodney both had tough outings Sunday, but the Seattle Mariners still prevailed, beating Oakland 8-7 in 10 innings.

Prep focus: Wenatchee’s Prater confident he can achieve his goals

He steps up to home plate with one foot in the batter’s box and takes a look down the third base line for any signs his head coach may be giving him. He spins the bat in his ungloved hands until its insignia appears, and he zeroes in on the first four letters of his Louisville Slugger bat. L-O-U-I. Focused.

Entering second decade, Wenatchee Marathon continues to evolve

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Marathon is now going into its second decade. The growth of this area’s signature running event has been quite noticeable, and a tribute to the hard work put in by its founders and organizers along the way.