AppleSox Announce Team Sale to Microsoft Executive


AppleSox Have Been Sold to Jose Oglesby

WENATCHEE, WA – NCWLIFE Channel’s Eric Granstrom got an exclusive interview yesterday with new Wenatchee AppleSox Owner Jose Oglesby. Eric, Jose and General Manager/CEO Ken Osborne sat down at Paul Thomas, Sr. Field to find out how all this came to be with Jim Corcoran, the founder of the AppleSox, deciding to sell…

Oglesby is a former Microsoft Executive who has lived in Seattle for 20-years. He says he’s familiar with the Wenatchee Valley, even though he has a lot to learn about the West Coast League…

As far as the AppleSox, Jose says he hopes to continue the great traditions began by Jim Corcoran…

One BIG change fans will find at the ballpark this summer while attending AppleSox games…NO MORE GRAVEL!

Wenatchee begins the 2018 season on the road in just 8-days at Victoria with the first home game June 5th against the River City Athletics. We’ll have much more of Eric’s conversation with Jose and Ken on our website and on a future NCWLIFE Magazine.

Area Golfers Conclude State Tournament Play

Let’s head back to the links for the Les Schwab Prep Scoreboard…
The boy’s 4A tournament was at Canyon Lakes Golf Course in Kennewick, Eastmont’s Connor Doyle followed up his first-round 76 with a second-round 73 for a two-day total of 149 and tied for 14th. Wenatchee’s Jerrod Bishop shot a second-round 84 and tied for 41st.

At the 4A Girls Tournament at Sun Willows in Pasco…
Following an opening-round 75, Wenatchee’s Taylor Takasugi shot a second-round 80 for a 155 total, good enough for a tie for 21st.

At the 1A Boys Tournament at Liberty Lake in Spokane…
Chelan’s Miles Grossberg and Cascade’s Tim Wells were very consistent in their scores on Day 2 of the tournament. Grossberg matched his first-round 85 for a two day total of 170 for a tie for 31st. Wells shot a second round 86 for a 171 and tied for 33rd.

State Track & Field Championships Begin Today

Today is the first day of the State Track and Field Championships…
The 2A/3A/4A meet is at Kent-Meridian High School’s Mount Tahoma Stadium. The 1B/2B/1A meet has its first day of competition at Eastern Washington University in Cheney.

Mariners 5-Game Winning Streak Snapped by Oakland

The Mariners had their 5-game winning streak snapped in Oakland today as the A’s hung on to win 4-3…
Felix Hernandez got roughed up for four runs in the 1st inning, but he and three relievers retired 21 of the next 22 batters the rest of the game. Jean Segura went 3-for-4 with a run and Kyle Seager delivered an RBI double in the 8th. The Mariners return home to begin a ten-game home stand tomorrow with the first of three against the Twins as James Paxton faces Fernando Romero at 7:10.

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Eric Granstrom
Eric comes to NCWLIFE Channel after a 26-year career in radio, having most-recently served as the Producer of the Seahawks Radio Network; Weekend Sports Anchor on KOMO AM1000 in Seattle; and Program Director of KKRV 104.7FM/KWIQ 100.3FM/KKRT 900AM in Wenatchee and Moses Lake. Eric is an avid outdoorsman, hunting and fishing throughout the northwest, including co-hosting, filming and producing Dave Graybill’s “Fishing Magician TV.” Eric lives in Wenatchee with his dog Oakley and has one daughter, Gracie (18) who is a freshman at Central Washington University.