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Everybody Out: Hiking near and around Lake Valhalla

For starters, the lake has quite a name going for it. En route to this lake named for Norse heroes slain in battle, you’ll see both the snowy slopes of Mt. Hinman in the distance and the rock walls of Lichtenberg Mountain nearby. Besides scenery, the lake’s beach and shallow water make it a nice swimming destination on a blistering day. Finally, there’s the sub-alpine foliage that lights up in fall.

Apple Bowl student section moving temporarily

WENATCHEE — For the foreseeable future, Wenatchee High School’s student section for all athletic events at the Apple Bowl will switch to the east side of the stadium, said athletic director Jim Beeson. The change comes after a row of bleachers gave way underneath jumping students during the Panther football team’s home opener last Friday. Beeson said it’s unclear how long the switch will last.

ACC takes championship games out of North Carolina due to bill

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The ACC announced Wednesday that it is moving all neutral-site conference championship games out of the state of North Carolina as a result of the state’s controversial House Bill 2 law that limits the legal protection of the LGBT community.

Lynch’s BeastMode apparel company to produce Cal gear

BERKELEY, Calif. — Marshawn Lynch’s Beast-Mode apparel company has struck a deal with the University of California for a line of co-branded merchandise that will be available this weekend for the team’s home opener against Texas.

Mariners blast Angels, winning streak up to six games

ANAHEIM, Calif. — The gains are incremental, agonizing and reliant on other teams’ failures and successes in games around the country. To sit and analyze the American League wild-card race and it’s various iterations would only be distracting for manager Scott Servais and his team.

Saints cut Spiller

NEW ORLEANS — The New Orleans Saints have cut running back C.J. Spiller.

Mariners trade LeBlanc

SEATTLE — The Mariners made a small trade on Tuesday afternoon, sending left-handed pitcher Wade LeBlanc to the Pirates in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations.

WSU’s Tago arrested

PULLMAN — Washington State linebacker Logan Tago was arrested on Monday for felony robbery and second degree felony assault that occurred on June 4, the Seattle Times confirmed Tuesday morning.

Prep focus: Panthers impress, but fall to West Valley late

WENATCHEE — Before the 2016 season started, the Wenatchee girls soccer team knew that to reach its goals, it would have to go through West Valley. The Rams are the defending Columbia Basin Big Nine league champions, and their only loss last season came in the 4A state title game. Last season, they beat Wenatchee three times by a combined 8-0 margin.