The University of Washington has formed a special committee to investigate claims made in a congressional report that Richard Ellenbogen, chairman of UW’s Department of Neurological Surgery, tried to influence a major research study on football and brain injuries.
Tabbed as a candidate to fill one of the three vacancies in the starting lineup, Huskies forward Donaven Dorsey appeared poised for a breakout campaign during the 2016-17 season after a couple of years of struggling to crack the rotation.
WENATCHEE — Who doesn’t love a good staring contest? Two stubborn opponents, literally facing each other, eyes wide open and daring the other to blink. In a pitching-laden contest between the pair of divisional cellar dwellers that saw seven straight scoreless innings, the Kitsap BlueJackets eventually kept their collective eyelids from closing in a 5-2 win over the Wenatchee AppleSox on Wednesday at Paul Thomas Sr. Baseball Stadium.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Showtime will take its “A Season With” series to Florida State this fall, as the network embarks on its second season following a major college football program’s campaign from start to finish.
Last week was a tremendous success for fishing throughout the greater Wenatchee Valley. On July 14-16, the Coastal Conservation Association (CCA) hosted the fifth annual Wenatchee Salmon Derby which specifically targeted the catching of Chinook and Sockeye salmon between Rock Island and Wells Dam. This portion of the Upper Columbia River in recent years has been overshadowed by fishing the lower Columbia River because anglers believe fishing this far up river won’t produce quality fish. That could not be further from the truth.
YAKIMA — What a difference defense makes. The Wenatchee AppleSox have struggled with errors all season long, committed 68 miscues, tied with the Kitsap Blue Jackets for the tops in the West Coast League. Where do thae Yakima Valley Pippins rank in errors? They are third in the league with 65.
YAKIMA — The Wenatchee AppleSox lost 1-0 to Yakima Valley in soul-wrenching fashion Friday night when the Pippins' Michael Filia hit a walk-off single off relief pitcher Miceal Taylor, earning a victory for the home side in the first of a three-game series at Yakima’s Civic Stadium.
NEW YORK — The College Football Playoff committee announced a change on Wednesday that will move the CFP semifinals from New Year’s Eve starting in 2018. Sources said the week of Jan. 7-13 will be the new dates considered.
Warning to all worms: take cover when Kris Jackson is on the mound. The Bend Elks starting pitcher turned into a ground ball machine, inducing many a worm burner while pitching his team to a 4-2 win over the Wenatchee AppleSox on Wednesday at Paul Thomas Sr. Baseball Stadium.
WENATCHEE — Sequels are never as good as the original. That is a generally accepted movie rule, but it can translate to baseball as well. On Monday, the Wenatchee AppleSox recorded perhaps their most exciting win of the season in a 5-4 win over the Gresham GreyWolves that ended in the top of the ninth on a play at the plate off a wild pitch to the backstop.
WENATCHEE — Miceal Taylor didn’t realize the situation until he turned around. When the Wenatchee AppleSox reliever began tossing in the bullpen, his team held a 5-3 lead over the Gresham GreyWolves with no outs and a man on first.