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Velocity swimmers shine at zone championships

Seven Velocity Swimming athletes competed in the Western Zone Age Group Championships, held Aug. 6-9 at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way, while representing the Inland Empire All-Star Swimming Team (eastern Washington, northern Idaho and eastern Oregon).

River Dogs eliminated from World Series

EPHRATA — The Columbia Basin River Dogs were eliminated from the Babe Ruth 16-18 World Series on Tuesday, losing a quarterfinal contest 6-3 to Team Cape Cod (Mass.) at Johnson O’Brien Stadium.

WVSO: Drivers seek separation in points standings

EAST WENATCHEE — With only three races left in the Wenatchee Valley’s Super Oval schedule, championship titles are in sight for many drivers. Saturday night’s race proved valuable in this hunt for the overall season champion.

AppleSox end season with loss to Pippins

WENATCHEE -- The Wenatchee AppleSox made defensive mistakes that eventually led to a game-winning grand slam on Sunday in the team's last game of the summer.

Local softball team wins championship

The Wally’s House of Booze softball team, powered by Custom Electric and Mr.Shredz.com, won the championship in the men’s REC division at the United States Specialty Sports Association REC State Tournament Men’s Slowpitch tournament last weekend in Tacoma.

Lack of billets for Wolves worrisome; Wild squad thinning

WENATCHEE — Host families, or in the hockey world, billets, are essential in order to have elite hockey talent come to the Wenatchee Valley. There is a shortage of billets for the inaugural season of the Wenatchee Wolves, a new developmental league team in the Northern Pacific Hockey League.

Columbia Basin squads post victories

EPHRATA — The Columbia Basin Desert Dogs beat Hammond (Ind.) 7-3 on Saturday at the Babe Ruth 16-18 Year Old World Series at Johnson-O’Brien Stadium.

Sox win, but still trail Elks for wild-card spot

KELOWNA, British Columbia — The Wenatchee AppleSox piled on runs in the top of the 10th inning for the second time in as many nights on Thursday against the Kelowna Falcons at Elks Stadium.
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Gamble Sands: A focus on fun

I was excited to be invited to play the newest golf course in the Northwest, Gamble Sands, just a few miles north of Brewster, on Friday. This event was held for VIPs and media one day before the course opened for public play. (I don’t know which of those two groups I belong, so I’ll just presume both.)