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.
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.
Velocity swimming, Wenatchee Valley’s only year around swim team, hosted the annual Apple Capital Swim Meet June 3-5. The annual event which has existed for over 40 years is one of the largest sporting events in the city.
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.
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.
A committee came down hard on Bellevue High School football Tuesday, banning the program from postseason play for four years, prohibiting outside donations for four years and tightening oversight of incoming transfers for two years.
The Wenatchee Panther soccer team took home the 4A state boys soccer championship for the first time in school history with a 1-0 win over Mt. Tahoma High School in the WIAA state 4A championship game in Puyallup on May 28, 2016.
CHENEY — Cashmere’s Elli Kimes won the 300m hurdles finals in 45.79 seconds on Saturday at Eastern Washington University in Cheney. Kimes’ mark was nearly half a second better than the second place runner from Naches Valley. Cascade’s Maddy Parton took fourth place with a time of 46.29 seconds.
TACOMA — Eastmont’s Jake Ulrich bested Michael Rhoads of Inglemoor by .14 seconds to win the 400m dash at the 4A track and field championships at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma on Saturday. In the finals of the 800m run, Ulrich took home the bronze.
PUYALLUP — All season long, the Wenatchee boys soccer team has battled adversity. From injuries to suspensions to a bus breakdown to a lightning delay, seemingly everything has gone against the Panthers in recent weeks.