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Eisenhower quarterback tosses three TDs in big season-opener
WENATCHEE — Scott Devereaux and the Wenatchee defense tried everything they could to contain Eisenhower quarterback Kolney Cassel in a crucial opener for both teams on Friday night at Lee Bofto Field. The Panthers threw a 3-5 defense at the SMU-bound quarterback, hoping to load up the secondary with athletes.
TUKWILA — The Maryland Terrapins and Denver Pioneers will square off Oct. 13 at the Starfire Sports Stadium, the first NCAA Division I lacrosse game to be played in Washington. Tickets for the event are only available online at www.seatownclassic.com beginning Saturday, and cost $22.
Wenatchee's stable of running backs have Panthers thinking state
WENATCHEE — Need a punishing three or four yards on third-and-short? Wenatchee has a back for that.
The Big Nine as you knew it is no longer. The Caribou Trail League looks a couple of steps closer to its 1980s heyday.
Wenatchee, Eisenhower square off in pivotal season opener
WENATCHEE — On Friday night at Lee Bofto Field, Wenatchee will face Eisenhower in the first game of the season for both teams in a revamped Big Nine. It might also be the most important game either team plays this season.
PORTLAND, Ore. — Mitchell Gunsolus’ record-breaking season for the West Coast League champion Wenatchee AppleSox was rewarded with a Most Valuable Player award. Gunsolus, the AppleSox third baseman who set WCL single-season marks in hits, runs scored, at-bats and RBI also functioned as the leader of the Wenatchee team that won its fifth championship in 2012.
AppleSox win fifth title with Game 3 win over Knights
WENATCHEE — In a championship series where weird became the norm and any semblance of clean baseball went out the window, the Wenatchee AppleSox took home their fifth West Coast League championship in the zaniest game of them all. The Sox defeated the Corvallis Knights 8-3 on Saturday in front of 1,070 fans at Paul Thomas Sr. Stadium in the third and decisive game of the West Coast League Championship Series.
WENATCHEE — In Wednesday’s West Coast League Championship Series opener, the Corvallis Knights played a game they’d like to forget. In Game 2 on Friday, it was the Wenatchee AppleSox’ turn to lay an egg, and the end result is a winner-take-all Game 3 at Paul Thomas Sr. Stadium on Saturday night.
Sox hang on for Game 1 win, have fifth WCL crown in sight
CORVALLIS, Ore. — When Mitchell Gunsolus hit a home run on the second pitch of Wednesday’s West Coast League Championship Series opener, a blast that was followed by two more Wenatchee runs, it seemed as if the AppleSox would cruise to the pivotal road victory over the Corvallis Knights. The Sox got the win, and will return home with their fifth WCL title a victory away, but it was less a cruise than a careening roller-coaster ride.