WALLA WALLA -- The Wenatchee AppleSox beat the Walla Walla Sweets Tuesday night 5-4 at Borleske Stadium. Although the Sox committed four errors and recorded three less hits than their counterparts, the run column is the only column that matters at the end of the night.
QUINCY — A modest cloud of dry dust plumes above second base, briefly polluting the thick summer air as a runner slides in safely for a double. Small patches of shade, created by tall trees and tarp-composed tents house clusters of sweat-drenched spectators, quickly hustling from spot to spot seeking shady refuge from the sun’s indifferent rage.
WENATCHEE — RunWenatchee announced today that its annual North Cascades Bank River Run on the Fourth 5K and 10K is still on for this Saturday morning, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the Sleepy Hollow Fire victims.
WENATCHEE -- Hours before the Sleepy Hollow Fire swept through the Broadview neighborhood and destroyed fruit packing warehouses in north Wenatchee,12s in the Wenatchee Valley enjoyed a far lighter mood.
Wenatchee FC battled to a scoreless draw with Seattle Stars FC as temperatures reached 100 degrees on the pitch at Mike Hollis Field Saturday night. The Capitals largely failed to display either the aggressive defending that led to a 1-0 victory over Vancouver on June 13 or the 3 goal offensive outburst which earned a draw with Yakima United last week.
WENATCHEE — Win or lose, coaches want to see a zero under the “E” column of the scoreboard. No dice on Thursday. While the official box score shows that the Wenatchee AppleSox only committed two errors, those miscues and three other mental and physical lapses led Wenatchee to be on the receiving end of the brooms as the Yakima Valley Pippins completed the sweep with a 7-4 win at Paul Thomas Sr. Field.
WENATCHEE — Every rally starts with the best of intentions. Bleakness hung over Paul Thomas Sr. Baseball Stadium on Wednesday like an evening haze in the bottom of the fourth inning as the Wenatchee AppleSox trailed the Yakima Valley Pippins 5-0 and were being outhit 12-3.
BREWSTER -- Multiple local golfers got to play a round at Gamble Sands Golf Course in Brewster on Wednesday for the Washington Junior Golf Association’s first District 4 meet of 2015. Ephrata's Kenedee Peters won the 14-15 girls age bracket by three strokes, shooting a 73. Peters is fresh off a 2A state tournament championship in her inaugural season as a Tigers golfer.
On the morning of June 15, my father Kevin (KJ) and I embarked of the journey of a lifetime as we traveled across the Cascades to experience the first U.S. Open held in the Pacific Northwest in the tournament’s storied 115-year history.
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.
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.
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.