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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.)

Two Columbia Basin squads set to compete for World Series title

The fact that the Columbia Basin River Dogs will be participating in the 2014 Babe Ruth 16-18 Year Old World Series, which begins tonight at Johnson-O’Brien Stadium in Ephrata, is certainly no surprise; as the host team, the River Dogs earned an automatic berth, and even if they hadn’t, they’re a good enough team that they probably would’ve qualified anyway. The River Dogs have a long history of success, and this year is no exception.

AppleSox eye wild-card spot, beat Kelowna

KELOWNA, B.C. -- A pair of Wenatchee AppleSox pitchers combined for a shutout and the lineup heaped on runs as the team earned a blowout win over the Kelowna Falcons on Tuesday.

Sox fall to Black Bears in 11

WENATCHEE — The Cowlitz Black Bears scored three runs in the top of the 11th inning Saturday to beat the Wenatchee AppleSox 7-4 at Paul Thomas Sr. Baseball Stadium.
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Gamble Sands opens

Gamble Sands golf course near Brewster opened to media and VIPs Friday as the course owners and managers showed off the links-style course set among sagebrush and parcels of agriculture.