Eastmont begins summer sports programs amid COVID

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Eastmont Trying to fall sports during pandemic

For the first time since March, Eastmont High School held sports activities for student athletes Monday. Athletic director Russ Waterman said even though it was just a socially-distanced workout, it was great to see the kids again…

Russ Waterman on Kids Being Back 2020-07-15

Russ Waterman on Kids Being Back 2020-07-15

Despite Douglas County only being at a modified Phase 1 of the state’s restart program, Eastmont got the go-ahead from local and state health officials to begin summer sports programs with strict protocols…

The only other school district to return-to-play this week is Cashmere. Wenatchee chose not to return until Chelan County enters Phase 2 of the state’s restart plan.

White and Seager go long-ball in Tuesday Mariner scrimmage

Tuesday’s scrimmage at T-Mobile Park for the Mariners included power at the plate from the young and not-so-young. Evan White had a 1st inning home run for the Steelheads followed by a 2-run shot by Kyle Seager for the Pilots. Aaron Goldschmidt and Gary Taylor were looking on for a sparse YouTube audience…

Mariner Highlights 2020-07-14

Mariner Highlights 2020-07-14

It was only a 5-inning scrimmage, but the Steelheads came out on top 4-3.

Fraley says choice to play baseball was very individual for each in MLB

An intriguing piece of restarting baseball was the choice by players whether to play or not. In the end, it was an individual choice. For young players like Seattle outfielder Jake Fraley, who has two young children, it wasn’t an easy decision to come by but he’s proud to be playing…

Jake Fraley on Choosing to Play 2020-07-15

Jake Fraley on Choosing to Play 2020-07-15

Fraley hopes to be part of the mix when Seattle travels to Houston next Friday to begin the season. Mariner fans can watch the daily scrimmages from T-Mobile Park on Seattle’s YouTube page. Just search Seattle Mariners.