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Capitals get back on track with win over South Sound

WENATCHEE — It’s been a tough start to the season for Wenatchee FC, but the Capitals broke out of their early-year slump Saturday. In the first of two games this weekend, Wenatchee dominated South Sound FC in a 3-1 win at the Apple Bowl, a near-reversal of the 3-0 defeat the Shock inflicted on the Capitals less than a month ago.

AppleSox come from behind, but lose in extras

WENATCHEE — Everyone loves a comeback, but in order for a comeback to really embody the meaning of the word, the trailing teams needs to win. Trying to replicate a small-scale version of the Seattle Mariners' epic 16-13 comeback win over the San Diego Padres on Thursday, the Wenatchee AppleSox fell just short after trailing 5-0 for four innings against the Yakima Valley Pippins. Third baseman Ryan Garcia’s two-out single in the top of the 10th off reliever Jordan McGowan drove in the game-winning run as the Pippins nipped the ...

Applesox fall to Yakima Valley 6-1 on opening night

WENATCHEE — It’s important to keep in mind that the 2016 Wenatchee AppleSox season is a long one. Sixty games long, to be precise. That’s 59 chances for the Sox to look better than they did on Friday night, when a dominant Yakima Valley pitching staff limited Wenatchee to just four hits as the Pippins won the season opener 6-1 before a crowd of nearly 1,200 at Paul Thomas Senior Field on the campus of Wenatchee Valley College.

Back to baseball: AppleSox set to kick off season at home against Yakima Valley

Coaching and responsibility are mutually dependent, particularly when you’re the man in charge. As the Wenatchee AppleSox kick off their 17th season today against the Yakima Valley Pippins, head coach AJ Proszek begins his second campaign as the Sox skipper. Last year, he learned about the many obligations of managing a collegiate summer team. But while bringing in relievers, defensive alignments and hit-and-runs are important in-game decisions, the off-field responsibilities challenged him the most.

UW’s Thybulle headed to Australia

Washington’s Matisse Thybulle is among a dozen Pac-12 men’s basketball players who will compete on an all-star team in an pair of July exhibitions against the Australian Men’s National team.

UW baseball team sneaks into field of 64

As they flew out to Salt Lake City to start the final series of the Pac-12 baseball regular season on Friday, the Huskies had many reasons to feel good about not only an NCAA tournament berth but their potential for deep run in the postseason.

Swing Away: Syttende Mai: It happens every May

For those of you that follow Swing Away, you might remember something about the annual golf tournament between twelve guy from Kalispell, Mont., and twelve guys from Wenatchee.

Merz’s fishing corner: A weekend on Roosevelt and Alta Lakes

Fishing throughout North Central Washington continues to be excellent and there’s an abundance of fish to be caught no matter where you go. This past Memorial Day weekend, I had the opportunity to fish two lakes; Roosevelt and Alta. Although each lake has different ways to fish it, the basics are still relatively the same. The basics when fishing from a boat are: speed, color, bait, scent, and depth.

UW takes fifth at NCAA rowing championships

GOLD RIVER, Calif. — A year of transition for Washington women’s crew ended simultaneously with disappointment and tempered satisfaction Sunday at the NCAA rowing championships.

Baylor firing Briles after mishandling of sexual assault cases

DALLAS — Baylor University has removed Kenneth Starr as president and will fire head football coach Art Briles after an independent report commissioned by the University’s board of regents found administrators mishandled sexual abuse cases involving football players, the school announced on Thursday.

Three Cougs withdraw names from NBA Draft

Washington State men’s basketball seniors Conor Clifford, Josh Hawkinson and Ike Iroegbu have withdrawn their names from the NBA draft and will return for their senior seasons, they each announced Tuesday.

Wenatchee FC falls to visiting Bellingham United

WENATCHEE — After heading into halftime scoreless in their home contest with Bellingham United on Sunday, Wenatchee FC conceded two second-half goals and couldn’t complete a comeback, falling 2-1 at the Apple Bowl.

UW softball team beats Minnesota to advance to Super-Regional

Facing Minnesota for the third time this season, and the second time this weekend at Husky Softball Stadium in the NCAA regional championship game, UW got a nice boost from the return of its best pitcher, Pac-12 co-freshman of the year Taran Alvelo.

Nebraska sharpshooter to join UW women basketball team

Natalie Romeo, who set a Nebraska record with 104 three-pointers made last season, plans to transfer to the Washington women’s basketball team for her senior season, she told The Seattle Times.