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Pflugrath wins 500th game of WVC career

PENDLETON, Ore. -- Shelly Pflugrath coached the 700th game of her decorated Wenatchee Valley College softball career in the first game of the Knights' road doubleheader against Blue Mountain on Saturday.

Dominant pitching leads WVC baseball to two wins

WENATCHEE – The Wenatchee Valley College baseball team received two outstanding pitching performances Saturday to pick up two victories and even its season record at 3-3.

Umpires know more than you think

In 1965 a Chelan senior baseball player signed a contract with the New York Yankees. How did a pitcher from a small town in North Central Washington draw attention from the New York Yankees organization? Ask former Chelan resident (now Wenatchee resident) Wes Crossley and you’ll find out.

Injury-depleted Wild ready for stretch run

Experience is a funny thing. In order to gain it, you have to be patient. But with seven games remaining and several important players injured, the Wenatchee Wild can't afford to wait as they kick off a two-game series today against the Amarillo Bulls and will need their younger players to use their limited experience to help the team in the season's home stretch.
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Rams seek fourth straight WFL title

WENATCHEE -- A lot of coaches are ardent supporters of the 'one game at a time' philosphy, believing that it's best to have players focus solely on their upcoming contest so that they don't get distracted by thinking about things that may or not happen later in the season.

Sox add two Gonzaga players

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Applesox received a double dose of Bulldogs on Tuesday as manager AJ Proszek announced that Gonzaga’s Gage Burland and Nick Nyquist will join the team for the upcoming season.

Bruins throttle Huskies

LOS ANGELES — Undermanned and undersized, the Washington Huskies men’s basketball team visited Pauley Pavilion on Wednesday night with little chance of defeating the UCLA Bruins.

Longrus sparks Cougars to win

LOS ANGELES — Washington State had the dual experiences of blowing USC out on the road and escaping the Galen Center with a shaky win and an unlikely hero.

WVC men’s basketball team beats East leader, closes in on playoff spot

MOSES LAKE — The Wenatchee Valley College men’s basketball team has rediscovered its winning ways in time to make a strong playoff push. If the Knights can extend their win streak Saturday in their final regular-season game of the year, they’ll end their long postseason drought.

Trifecta of players return to Sox

A trio of players from the 2014 Wenatchee AppleSox squad will return to the 2015 team under first-year head coach AJ Proszek.

WVC basketball: Knights men crush Timberwolves

WENATCHEE — Entering its Friday game against Blue Mountain at Smith Gymnasium, the Wenatchee Valley College men’s basketball team knew that it absolutely had to beat the Timberwolves in order to stay alive for a postseason berth. A loss to the Pendleton school wouldn’t necessarily have eliminated the Knights from playoff contention, but it would’ve made clinching a top-four spot in the competitive Northwest Athletic Conference East Region extremely difficult.