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Late Sox rally falls short

WENATCHEE - Coaches are a different breed. They possess an uncanny ability to find flaws in wins and silver linings in losses that the average pom-pom waving, 'C'mon, Blue!' yelling fan might not discern.

What a week at Chambers Bay

As I sit in my living room and write these words, it’s been less than 24 hours since Jordan Spieth won the 115th U.S. Open at Chambers Bay Golf Course in University Place. Or to put it another way, less than a day since Dustin Johnson lost his bid at his first golf major — a choking loss that was heartbreaking to watch. More on that in a moment.

Local stars shine at Barden Classic

YAKIMA — When it mattered most, Chad Wilburg and his new friends may have given up yards, but they didn’t give up the end zone.

Registration under way for Mora softball tournament

QUINCY – Batters up! The 26th Annual Tony Mora Sr. Memorial Tournament will be held June 27-28 at the Quincy parks. The weekend of local softball will be in a round robin format with upper and lower divisions. 

Hoppers salvage tie with Capitals

YAKIMA -- Hector Valdovinos scored in the final minute to give Yakima a 3-3 tie with Wenatchee FC in an Evergreen Premier League match Sunday at Marquette Stadium.

Sox shut down Bells’ bats, avoid sweep

BELLINGHAM – The Wenatchee AppleSox used dominant pitching to beat the Bellingham Bells 5-1 on Sunday at Joe Martin Field and avoid a series sweep.

Bells beat Sox in series opener

BELLINGHAM – The Wenatchee AppleSox lost to the Bellingham Bells 5-3 on Friday at Joe Martin Field in the opener of a three-game series.

Sox bring out brooms, sweep Rogues

WENATCHEE — Make that back-to-back sweeps for the Wenatchee AppleSox. But this time, rather that feeling the harsh ends of the bristles, the Sox held the brooms firmly in their collective hands.

The good news just keeps coming for Wenatchee Valley sports

It was exciting to see the enthusiasm generated at an early June press conference at Town Toyota Center announcing the Wenatchee Wild joining the British Columbia Hockey League. Ever since the team was formed several years ago, it has been a talked-about move that has so many positives.

Wenatchee well-represented at USTA mixed doubles tournament

The Wenatchee Racquet and Athletic Club sent three teams to Yakima to compete in a United States Tennis Association Pacific Northwest 40-and-over mixed doubles tournament last weekend. Local teams competed against other club teams from Central Washington and North Central Oregon.

Big inning lifts AppleSox to victory

WENATCHEE – The Wenatchee AppleSox beat the Medford Rogues 8-3 on Tuesday at Paul Thomas Sr. Baseball Stadium, Wenatchee’s second consecutive win over the Oregon squad by that score.

Sox snap losing streak

WENATCHEE – The Wenatchee AppleSox broke a four-game losing streak Monday, beating the Medford Rogues 8-3 in the first game of a three-game series at Paul Thomas Sr. Baseball Stadium.

Knights post another extra-inning win over Sox

WENATCHEE — It took nearly four hours for the Corvallis Knights to beat the Wenatchee AppleSox on Sunday at Paul Thomas Sr. Baseball Stadium, and when they did, each team had reached double-digit run totals and posted a crooked number in the ninth inning.

Capitals take down league leader

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee FC earned its most impressive victory of the season Saturday night, defeating the Vancouver Victory 1-0 at Mike Hollis Field.