Although the players in the North American Hockey League are mostly high school students, the league is still a business. The Wenatchee Wild organization is forced to make tough decisions week-in and week-out regarding personnel matters.
“I’ve been considering getting back into cross-country skiing, and I have questions,” wrote The Spokesman-Review’s Paul Turner as he focused his column this week on The Slice of life that teeters on skinny skis.
Playing golf in November can be dicey if you live in North Central Washington. Late fall brings cooler daytime highs, wind, rain and even snow and frozen turf. It’s a challenge to play daily if you’re sick and addicted like me. Luckily for us, we have golf options to the south that become more suitable for this time of year.
Mickey White lost his first professional boxing match, but the East Wenatchee resident felt like a winner as he listened to the raucous cheering when he was introduced Saturday before his ‘Battle at the Boat 98’ bout at Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma.
Two years ago, the Ephrata girls soccer team saw its season end with a loss to West Valley (Spokane) in a regional contest. Last year, the Tigers lost to the Eagles in the first round of the 2A state tournament.
I spent some time last week updating data concerning economic impact of sports tourism in the Wenatchee Valley in 2014. I know to most that doesn’t sound like the most riveting exercise, but I actually find it more than just a little interesting.
YAKIMA — The Cascade volleyball team took fifth place at the 1A volleyball state tournament Saturday at the Yakima SunDome, while Okanogan failed to place after winning its first-round match in the 2B volleyball state tournament.
EPHRATA — The Ephrata girls soccer team came back from a one-goal deficit in the second half to take a 2-1 victory against visiting West Valley on Saturday in a 2A state tournament quarterfinal contest.
POULSBO — The Pateros football team was eliminated from the 1B football state tournament with a first round loss to defending state champion Neah Bay on Saturday, 78-30. Pateros struggled to keep with the undefeated Red Devils’ run game throughout the contest.