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Wild face off with familiar foe

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.

Young Fire team hopes to compete in new league

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Fire indoor soccer team has a totally new look for the 2014-15 season. A healthy crop of youthful talent and a new coach highlight change for the Fire.

Nordic skiing questions deserve well-waxed answers

“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.

Apple Tree — take a bite

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.

Eastmont bowling sweeps Davis

EAST WENATCHEE — The Eastmont girls bowling team swept Davis on Tuesday in the squad’s first dual meet of the Columbia Basin Big Nine season.
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White loses pro boxing debut

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.
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Scaling Tomato Wall

From left to right, Lisa Hanson, Vern Nelson Jr., Adam Vognild and Nick Jackson climb up the Tomato Wall at Frenchman Coulee on Oct. 26.

Variety leads to opportunity

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.

Fire win WISL opener

ARLINGTON — The Wenatchee Fire won their Western Indoor Soccer League season opener Saturday, 4-2 over the Arlington Aviators at Soccer First Arena.

Wild take two of three in Fairbanks

FAIRBANKS, Alaska — The Wenatchee Wild forced extra time at the Big Dipper Ice Arena on Saturday night, and came out victorious in a shootout 2-1 over the Fairbanks Ice Dogs.

Volleyball state tournaments: Cascade takes fifth place

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.

1B football state tournament: Pateros knocked out by Neah Bay

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.