A painted white line on a field of green. Outside it, Tessa McCormick is the center of attention: full of smiles, jokes and laughter. Once the Cashmere girls soccer player crosses that white line, however, she transforms into the emotional leader of a powerhouse program.
PULLMAN — After seven consecutive night games to open the season, Washington State finally has a bye week. It will be a good opportunity for the Cougars, who are starting to look a little beat up, to get off their feet for a few days and for the coaches to hit the road and do some recruiting.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Mike Moustakas had his eye on the ball from the moment it left Adam Jones’s bat, tracking it against the bright lights of Kauffman Stadium. When it settled into his glove and he tumbled into a dugout suite, a dozen fans were waiting to pick him right back up.
WINTHROP — Hunters, woodcutters and other forest recreationists recognize the changing colors and cool crisp mornings as signaling the arrival of fall, a popular time to visit your national forest lands.
It was a reality-check kind of Saturday in Pac-12 football. Arizona learned it isn’t elite yet. Cal discovered it can’t play video-game football every week. And UCLA, well, the Cactus Bowl in Tempe is deeply interested in the Bruins.
The annual Apple Cup Tailgater Luncheon, presented by the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society, Wenatchee Central Lions and the Wenatchee Rotary Club, will be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Wenatchee Convention Center.
"Running is one of those sports where you kind of need other people to help push you to go faster,” said Betsy Arlt, Eastmont’s top female cross country runner. “It helps to have them around in a race.”