SOLDOTNA, Alaska — Perhaps the Wild will miss Alaska after all. Wenatchee’s last regular season trip to the Last Frontier state has gotten off to an explosive start it has scored 11 goals in the first two games of a weekend series with Kenai River. After a 6-0 throttling on Thursday, the Wild continued to pour it on in the middle game as they beat the Brown Bears 5-1 Friday at the Soldotna Sports Center.
PATEROS — The Central Washington B League has a knot of teams all tied for first place and two of them played against each other on Friday, Entiat beat Pateros 81-59 on the road. With the game tied 34-34 at halftime, the Tigers pulled away big time in the third quarter en route to handing the Billygoats their first league loss of the year 81-59 at Pateros High School. With the win Entiat, 7-1 in league play, now finds itself in a three-way tie for first with Pateros and Riverside ...
Velocity Swimming, Wenatchee Valley’s only year-round swim club, swam last weekend in the 2015 Winter Open held in Ellensburg. Swimming in the pool where the Inland Empire Swimming Short Course Championships will be held in four weeks, Velocity set the tone for excellent competition and time drops.
WENATCHEE — During its heyday, the Ridge to River Relay’s crème de la crème was its paddling leg — with canoeists and kayakers churning away down the Wenatchee and Columbia rivers to the finish line in Riverfront Park.
The North Face Endurance Challenge was looming. It boasted breathtaking views along redwood lined forest trails, but along with the scenery came a punishing 6,300 feet in elevation gain. I knew that I would finish, but I also knew that I had injured myself running far fewer miles with virtually no elevation to contend with. So how to get through this without maiming myself irreversibly? I actually trained for this race. And don’t be shocked; I think many of you can, too.
The Wenatchee Valley Lacrosse Club is currently preparing for its 10th season. Registration is currently open for our boys youth divisions, as well as our boys and girls high school teams. Our season begins in early March and lasts through May.
In a presentation that was educational and entertaining told to a standing-room-only audience at the Wenatchee River Institute on Jan. 14, biologist David Moskowitz recounted his adventure of following the 1,200-mile-long trail of a GPS-collared wild wolf, named OR7, from its birth place near Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness to its new territory near the Oregon-California border in the hills near Ashland, Ore.