Wenatchee Wild – the lone outpost in a Canadian hockey league

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The British Columbia Hockey League, or BCHL, is made up of 18-teams. Only one of which is outside British Columbia…the Wenatchee Wild. And with the border closed from the U-S to Canada because of COVID-19, Wenatchee is left on its own to figure out any type of pre-season activity.

Wenatchee coach Chris Clark says that means they have to be creative on formulating an exhibition schedule…

Chris Clark on Exhibition Games 2020-10-07

Chris Clark on Exhibition Games 2020-10-07

The Wild will have a mix of new players and returners to make up this year’s roster. Clark says one thing for sure is that they will play Wenatchee Wild style hockey…

Chris Clark Preview 2020-10-07

Chris Clark Preview 2020-10-07

Wenatchee has made the playoffs in each season since joining the BCHL in 2015, winning it all in 2018. Clark says the tradition of winning helps to continue stocking the shelves with good players season after season…

Chris Clark on Reputation 2020-10-07

Chris Clark on Reputation 2020-10-07

Support for the Wild has been unflappable since the team’s first season in 2008. Last year, an average of 2,274 fans bought tickets for 28-home games at the Town Toyota Center. That was second-only to Penticton in the entire BCHL. Clark says he appreciates the support and can’t wait to be able to play in front of Wild Nation again…

Chris Clark Message to Fans 2020-10-07

Chris Clark Message to Fans 2020-10-07

Stay tuned for information soon on an exhibition schedule for the Wild. Wenatchee is hopeful to be able to join the rest of the BCHL when the regular season begins in early December.

Dodgers and Braves take NLDS leads, Astros a game away from sweep

Opening up the Les Schwab Scoreboard on Day 2 of Major League Baseball’s Divisional playoffs…

Dodgers top Padres 5-1

Walker Buehler and four relievers held San Diego to 1-run on 3-hits with 14-strikeouts as the Dodgers topped the Padres 5-to-1. Los Angeles broke a 1-1 tie with a four-run sixth inning as Justin Turner and Cody Bellinger each came up with RBI-singles. Game 2 is tonight on FS1.

Braves beat back Marlins 9-5

Atlanta came from behind with a 6-run 7th inning on home runs by Travis d’Arnaud and Dansby Swanson to beat Miami 9-to-5.

Tampa Bay evens its series with New York with 7-5 win

Tampa Bay turned the tables on New York last night in Game 2 of their American League Divisional Series. One night after the Yankees blasted four home runs, the Rays drove four of their own out of the park in a 7-5 victory. Former Mariner catcher Mike Zunino was one of four Tampa Bay players to hit homers. Giancarlo Stanton also went yard for the Bronx Bombers including a 3-run shot in the 4th. Game 3 is on TBS.

Houston a game away from ALCS with 5-2 win over Oakland

George Springer hit two home runs and drove in 3 to lead Houston past Oakland 5-2 in their Divisional Series. The A’s had an early lead on Khris Davis’ home run in the second. But Springer’s first home run, a two-run shot, in the 3rd gave the Astros a lead they wouldn’t relinquish. Houston was going for the sweep today.

Storm win 4th WNBA Title

And for the fourth time in franchise history, the Seattle Storm have won the WNBA Title…

Seattle Storm top Las Vegas 92-59 and wins 4th WNBA Title

Breanna Stewart scored 26-points and was a unanimous selection as the Finals MVP. Seattle’s 33-point win was the largest-ever in WNBA Finals history. The Storm add this year’s championship to those won in 2004, 2010 and 2018. Sue Bird, who turns 40 next week, has been a part of four titles with the Storm.