West Coast League Commissioner responds to decision to delay season


The West Coast League announced late Friday it was delaying the start of its summer collegiate baseball season a month. West Coast League Commissioner Rob Neyer said with Bellingham dropping out and recent declarations in Oregon and British Columbia, they had to make the tough decision to at least delay the season…

Bellingham announced two weeks ago it could not field a team this summer because of the closure of its stadium due to COVID.

Neyer says the league is bracing for the possibility of losing Bend and Corvallis in the South and Kelowna and Victoria along with Bellingham in the North. That leaves seven teams to try to put together some sort of plan for this summer. The Commissioner says they’re having to be creative…

WCL Commissioner Rob Neyer on Possibilities 2020-05-11

WCL Commissioner Rob Neyer on Possibilities 2020-05-11

One thing for sure is that there are plenty of players from which to choose. Neyer says it started when Cape Cod and collegiate leagues around the country announced they were cancelling the 2020 season. Couple that with the loss of the collegiate season this spring, players are desperate to find a place to play…

WCL Commissioner Rob Neyer on Player Rush 2020-05-11

WCL Commissioner Rob Neyer on Player Rush 2020-05-11

AppleSox owner vows to have baseball in 2020

Following Friday’s announcement by the West Coast League, Wenatchee AppleSox Owner Jose Oglesby made a statement…

AppleSox Ownership vows to have baseball in 2020

He said, “We would not exist without our great fans. We will have baseball in Wenatchee this year. I will exhaust every possible opportunity to provide a creative and entertaining product this summer. It may be different than previous seasons, but we intend to celebrate summer with our town’s favorite sport once again in 2020 when the time is right.”

Tune in tomorrow morning on Wake Up Wenatchee Valley when we’ll have Eric Granstrom’s complete interview Rob Neyer. Wednesday will featur a Skype interview with AppleSox General Manager Ken Osborne.

NCWLIFE featuring Great Games of our Past all week on TV

Here’s what we have this week on the NCWLIFE Sports Schedule…

NCWLIFE Sports Schedule

We have several Great Games of our Past this week on NCWLIFE Channel. Beginning tomorrow night with girls volleyball from September of 2016 between Wenatchee and Chelan. Hockey Night is a game from that magical playoff run in 2018 when the Wild hosted Prince George.

Friday is a replay from a very cold night last October when Cashmere hosted Cascade in girls soccer. Saturday brings a bunch of baseball with Wenatchee hosting Moses Lake from May of 2017. Then we’ll have the Wenatchee AppleSox and Portland Pickles from last July.