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River Dogs fall in Babe Ruth World Series championship

EPHRATA — The Columbia Basin River Dogs fell short of defending its Senior Babe Ruth Baseball World Series crown on Saturday afternoon, losing to Mobile, Ala. in the championship game, 9-2. The River Dogs beat Pine Forge, Pa. 9-1 on Friday night to make the Senior World Series championship game.
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River Dogs fall in Babe Ruth World Series championship

EPHRATA — The Columbia Basin River Dogs fell short of defending its Senior Babe Ruth Baseball World Series crown on Saturday afternoon, losing to Mobile, Ala. in the championship game, 9-2. The River Dogs beat Pine Forge, Pa. 9-1 on Friday night to make the Senior World Series championship game.
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Spring 2016 collegians: How they fared

Over the past few weeks, the World has collected information on how North Central Washington’s collegiate athletes performed during the spring season. Here’s an update on those athletes. If we missed any spring participants, please let us know at sports@wenatcheeworld.com.

Kimes takes second in pole vault at Nationals

Elli Kimes of Cashmere wrapped up her high school junior season by placing second in the pole vault at the Junior Olympic Nationals In Sacramento Calif. on July 19. Her jump of 12 feet, 5 3/4 inches was a little below her personal best of 13'005. The temperature was over 100 degrees, making it tough for athletes to achieve PR’s. There were 37 competitors in her 17-18 age group.

Zoom: Walton sprints past regionals and into the national spotlight

Wenatchee sprinter Skyler Walton, 15, showed she can run with the fastest girls Washington state has to offer when she took second place in the 100-meter dash and third place in the 200m dash as a freshman at the 4A Track and Field State Championships in Tahoma in late May.

Wild’s BCHL Showcase foes released

The British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL) has released the schedule for the fifth Bauer BCHL Showcase Tournament, slated for September 21-25, 2016 at Prospera Centre in Chilliwack, British Columbia.
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Locals dominate River Run races

WENATCHEE — A couple of Wenatchee Valley residents captured River Run on the Fourth 10K titles Monday along the Wenatchee waterfront, while Selah and Mill Creek runners took home the 5K crowns.

Wild fans choose new season slogan

WENATCHEE -- After a week of open voting on social media sites, the Wenatchee Wild fan base selected the team’s new slogan for the 2016-17 season from a pool of three finalists. This year’s team will adopt the slogan, “Power of the Pack” for the upcoming BCHL season.
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Merz’s fishing corner: Wenatchee Valley fishing gets competitive

Fishing on any body of water is always a cheap and affordable way to enjoy being outdoors and spending time with friends and family. Getting paid to do it, however, makes it that much better. Such was the case with the Wenatchee Pike Minnow Derby that occurred June 18-19, which was held by the East Wenatchee Rotary Club and the generous sponsors of Bob Feil Boats and Motors, Hooked on Toys, Weinstein Beverages, Bi-Mart, and the Chelan County PUD.
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Best of the best

WENATCHEE — Madalyn Brown of Cascade and Brewster’s Mitch Boesel were named the scholar-athlete award winners on Thursday at the North Central Washington Sports Awards hosted by Wenatchee Valley College Department of Athletics and Wenatchee North Rotary.

AppleSox stumble again, record now sits at 0-5

VICTORIA, Bristish Columbia — Attention all pygmies, capuchins, tamarins, howlers, langurs and mandrills: the Wenatchee AppleSox want you to get away from their collective shoulders.
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NCW Sports Awards to celebrate local prep athletes

WENATCHEE — Former UW husky quarterback and NFL starter Jake Locker will be the keynote speaker at the NCW Sports Awards tonight at Town Toyota Center. The event is a celebration of some of the best individual athletes, coaches and teams from across North Central Washington and is put on by Wenatchee North Rotary and Wenatchee Valley College Department of Athletics.

Gibassier takes third in high jump

TACOMA — Julian Gibassier took third place in the high jump finals with a height of 6 feet, 6 inches. He was finished four inches short of first place.