Wenatchee’s Grace Van Well selected to swim at Special Olympics USA Games

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A local athlete has been selected to represent Washington at the Special Olympics USA Games next summer. Pete Van Well says they recently found out that his daughter Grace was selected to compete…

Grace Van Well Selected 2021-06-03

Grace Van Well Selected 2021-06-03

Van Well says Grace watched her older brother swim competitively and wanted to do what he did…

Grace Started On Her Own 2021-06-03

Grace Started On Her Own 2021-06-03

Once Grace showed an interest in competing, the Van Well’s got her involved in adaptive swimming in high school and participating in the local Special Olympics program offered through the Wenatchee Parks Department…

Van Well on Local Support 2021-06-03

Van Well on Local Support 2021-06-03

Grace is autistic and while she might not show it to everyone, Van Well says she’s excited to get a chance to go to Orlando next June…

Grace Loves Disney 2021-06-03

Grace Loves Disney 2021-06-03

Congratulations Grace Van Well on being selected to represent Washington at the Special Olympics USA Games next summer!

A’s Manaea shuts out M’s in complete-game

For the 7th time this season, the Mariners were shut out in a game yesterday. This time by the Oakland A’s by a score of 6-nothing…

A's shut out M's 6-0

Sean Manaea was dominant on the mound, pitching a complete-game, 4-hit shutout for Oakland with 8-strikeouts and 2-walks.

The game really changed in the third inning during a 13-pitch battle between Seattle starter Chris Flexen and A’s veteran Elvis Andrus. The flood gates opened after Andrus doubled and Oakland went on to score 5-runs in the inning.

Manager Scott Servais says he hoped to end the home stand on a better note…

Scott Servais on Oakland Loss 2021-06-03

Scott Servais on Oakland Loss 2021-06-03

Seattle begins a series in LA tonight against the Angels at 6:38 with Justus Sheffield facing Griffin Canning.

American League West Scoreboard

Framber Valdez struck out 10 over 7-innings of 1-run bal to help Houston beat Boston 2-to-1.
Joshua Fuentes went 3-for-4 with a home run and 3-runs to lead Colorado past Texas 6-to-3.

Late rally falls short for AppleSox

The Wenatchee AppleSox are off to an oh-and-2 start on the young West Coast League season after narrowly falling to the Northwest Star Academy last night 7-6.

The “Voice” of the AppleSox Joel Norman had the call on Sunny FM and has the report…

Joel Norman AppleSox Wrap 2021-06-02

Joel Norman AppleSox Wrap 2021-06-02

NW Star Academy tops AppleSox 7-6

Saint Martin’s Mark Steward was 2-for-4 at the plate with a run for Wenatchee while Utah’s Dakota Duffalo also had two hits.

Wenatchee hits the road tomorrow to start a three-game weekend series at Portland at 7:05.

West Coast League Scoreboard

In other West Coast League action last night, Port Angeles beat Highline 12-2. Cowlitz won it’s opener at Ridgefield 10-8. And in the battle of vegetables, the Gherkins edged the Pickles in Portland 4-to-2.

Coming up tonight, Port Angeles hosts Highline at 6:35. Northwest Star Academy heads for Bend to take on the Elks at 6:35. And the Portland Pickles host the Willamette Wild Bills at 7:05.

Boys Basketball continues

Despite many of our area high schools getting ready for graduation this weekend, there’s still some high school basketball going on…

Prep Boys Basketball Scores and Schedule

Moses Lake Christian knocked off Waterville-Mansfield in boys basketball last night 67-40.

Coming up tonight at 7:30, it’s Cascade hosting Chelan; Warden’s at Cashmere; Quincy hosts Omak; Wahluke travels to Manson; Brewster plays at Okanogan; and Pateros hosts Cle Elum-Roslyn.

Shockers post a Wednesday win

On the girl’s side last night…

Girls Prep Basketball Scoreboard and Schedule

Waterville-Mansfield beat Moses Lake Christian 44-33.

Tonight at 6, it’s Chelan at Cascade; Warden at Cashmere; Quincy hosts Omak; Brewster’s at Okanogan; Wahluke at Manson; and Cle Elum-Roslyn at Pateros.