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Three Irvine players to join Sox

WENATCHEE -- The Wenatchee AppleSox welcomed three California-Irvine players to their 2015 roster Tuesday.

Prep track and field: Momentum builds for local stars

 The momentum is building. For the last few years, the Wenatchee Valley has become a breeding ground for some of the state’s top track and field contenders. The level of track talent seemed to peak last year when the Eastmont boys squad took a second-place finish at the 4A state meet and Wenatchee’s Isaiah Brandt-Sims capped off his four years of high school competition with four pairs of first-place finishes in the 100- and 200-meter dashes. However, even after losing a star class of seniors last year, the valley’s current ...

Prep Monday: Eastmont’s Parsons ties for low score at Barnes Invite

WENATCHEE -- Eastmont's Griffin Parsons and Moses Lake’s Brody Milbrandt fired 72s to tie for first place in the 4A/3A division at the Jack Barnes Invitational at Three Lakes Golf Course on Monday. Milbrandt won the first playoff hole with a par to earn medalist honors.

Prep tennis: Panthers, Wildcats hope to maintain success

Sparrows chirping. Crocuses blooming. The subtle back-and-forth bounce of fuzzy felt balls plopping on painted concrete courts at a variety of speeds.  It must be spring, and that means tennis. With the prep season still early in the proverbial match, here are seven storylines to serve your interest from some of the local kings and queens of the courts.

Capitals home matches to air on KORE-LP radio

WENATCHEE -- Wenatchee FC of the Evergreen Premier League is pleased to announce that their 2015 home matches will be broadcast live on radio via KORE-LP at 99.1 FM.
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Prep Saturday: Cashmere baseball snags pair of wins

CASHMERE — The Cashmere baseball squad locked down on offense and defense in a pair of handy wins over visiting Cle Elum-Roslyn on Saturday; the Bulldogs took the first game in shutout fashion 7-0 and the won the second round 8-3.
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Prep focus: Wenatchee, Eastmont split baseball doubleheader

EAST WENATCHEE – The Eastmont and Wenatchee baseball teams split their last two meetings of the season Friday at Dan White Field. Wenatchee took the first game, shutting out Eastmont 3-0. Eastmont punched right back in the second game, holding off a late Panthers rally to win its first Columbia Basin Big Nine game of the season 4-3.

Wild prep for playoffs with final regular-season series

WENATCHEE ­— Attention all Wenatchee Wild fans: Please follow these instructions. First, take a deep breath. Good. Now hold it for a few seconds... good... now slowly exhale. OK, you can relax now. The Wild are in the playoffs. 

Velocity swimmers record top finishes at several meets

Velocity Swimming, Wenatchee Valley’s only year-round swim club, competed over the last two weekends in Federal Way. Velocity had four athletes compete at the Speedo Champion Series on March 12-15. Velocity had 26 athletes compete at the Northwest Age Group Regionals on March 19-22. Both meets have strict qualifying times and only the best swimmers from across the western side of the United States compete.