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Marathons held Saturday

LEAVENWORTH — Dominic Smargiassi won Saturday’s full marathon at the Leavenworth Oktoberfest event with a net time of 2:39.58.

It’s time to get outside and run

From mid-September to mid-October, a perfect weather window in Central Washington opens when warm afternoons are straddled by cool mornings and evenings.
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Records set in rainy Lake Chelan Marathon

MANSON — It was a day of firsts at Saturday’s rainy Lake Chelan Shore to Shore Marathon, Half-Marathon and 10K, with a new record set in the men’s marathon and a new turnout mark established for the event.
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Details make difference for Thunder cars

EAST WENATCHEE — Ryker Agnew, 19, of Rock Island has a lock on second place overall in the Thunder Cars class at Wenatchee Valley’s Super Oval despite his third-place finish Saturday behind Kevin Bull in first and Glenn Knutson.

Local athletes make runs at Ironman Canada titles

WHISTLER, British Columbia — Two Wenatchee residents finished in the top-three of their respective age groups in the Ironman Canada 2013, which was held Sunday in Whistler, British Columbia.

Rain forces postponement of LLWS game

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — The Little League World Series game between Northwest champion Sammamish, Wash., and New England champion Westport, Conn., has been rescheduled for today at noon.

Washington LLWS team plays tonight on ESPN2

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Rob Chandler, originally from East Wenatchee, will lead his Sammamish-based Little League team into an elimination game against the New England team from Westport, Conn.
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Washington wins LLWS elimination game

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Manager Rob Chandler, of East Wenatchee, decided a quick change of strategy was in order after watching the first six Sammamish, Wash., batters strike out — five of them looking.

Semi-pro soccer league announces new additions

WENATCHEE — The Evergreen Premier League is making steady progress in its process of assembling a semi-pro soccer league that may include a Wenatchee Valley team.
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Stevens Pass Bike Park: Downhilling with the times

Much like the surge of new skateboard parks being built during the past decade, mountain bike parks have been consistently popping up in parts of the United States, Canada, and Europe, and their popularity is spawning a new generation of gravity-fueled enthusiasts pushing the boundaries of what can be done on two wheels.

3 local golfers compete at state tournament

CLE ELUM — Ephrata’s Aaron Whalen shot a two-day total of 150 in the boys 16-17 division at the Washington Junior Golf Association 2013 state championship, held July 31-Aug. 2.

Local softball teams fare well

WENATCHEE — The East Wenatchee-based SKANGERS softball team placed first in the E division at last weekend’s National Softball Association tournament in Wenatchee.

Rowing team competes in summer regatta

SEATTLE — The Wenatchee Row and Paddle Club Masters Rowing Team competed at the Green Lake Summer Extravaganza Regatta in Seattle on Aug 3. Competitors included Dan Garrison, Allison Brodine, Laura Valaas, Lindsay Taylor, Dave Hyde, Jeremy Lee and David Bentsen.