Wild extends Littler’s contract

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Wild Extends Littler's Contract

Bliss Littler will be around for a long time to come! The Wenatchee Wild announced today that Littler’s contract has been extended 10-years to keep him on as the team’s General Manager.

Owner David White says, “Lisa and I are so proud to have extended our relationship with Bliss for the next 10-years. The success we have achieved as an organization is due to the vision and dedication of Bliss and his team of professionals. His family is very close to our hearts, and we love that they are an important part of the Wild success as well.”

Littler came to Wenatchee as head coach in 2012 and quickly made the Wild a year-after-year contender in the BCHL. His 836-wins has made him the winningest coach in the history of US junior hockey.

Littler says, “We love the people that we are fortunate to come to work with every day in the Wild office, and I look forward to helping Head Coach Chris Clark and staff put together Wild teams that Wenatchee Wild fans can be proud of.”

Fraley’s HR leads Mariners past Angles 6-2

Jake Fraley’s 3-run home run erased a 2-1 deficit and helped the Mariners beat the Angels in Anaheim last night 6-to-2…

Mariners top Angels 6-2

After Jarred Kelenic walked and Taylor Trammell singled to start off the 4th, Fraley needed some eye drops from the trainer before stepping up to the plate. Apparently he had no trouble seeing the 2-2 pitch from Griffin Canning…

J.P. Crawford had three hits on the night, including a big, RBI-double in the 6th…

To put on a cap on the offensive output for the night, Kyle Seager went deep in the top of the 7th…

On the mound, Justus Sheffield got through some early-inning trouble to settle down and get the win while striking out seven. Manager Scott Servais was very happy with his pitching staff overall…

Seattle and Los Angeles will meet again tonight at 6:38 with Robert Dugger facing Shohei Ohtani.

American League West Scoreboard

Also in the American League West Thursday, Christian Arroyo’s 3-run homer helped Boston beat Houston 5-to-1. Martín Pérez pitched 7-and-two-thirds shutout innings for the win.

Charlie Blackmon was 3-for-4 with a home run and 3-RBI’s to lead Colorado to an 11-6 win over Texas.

Oakland was idle yesterday, so the Mariners shaved its deficit in the A-L West to an even 4-games behind the A’s.

AppleSox begin WCL play in Portland

The Wenatchee AppleSox begin West Coast League play today in Portland against the Pickles…

AppleSox begin WCL play in Portland

The league concluded non-league play last night to warm up the bats. Port Angeles finished a sweep of Highline with a 5-4 victory. The Pickles are 3-and-oh heading into its series with Wenatchee after a 15-6 win over Willamette last night. And Bend opened the season with a 16-5 win over the Northwest Star Academy.

In other action tonight, the Elks travel to Ridgefield. Bellinghame hosts Port Angeles and Walla Walla visits Cowlitz. All those games tart at 6:35. The other 7:05 game besides the AppleSox and Pickles has Corvallis at Yakima Valley.

Boys Basketball Scoreboard & Schedule

The area 1-A and B schools were busy on the basketball floor last night…

Prep Boys Basketball Scoreboard

Chelan beat Cascade 80-to-54. Cashmere walloped Warden 82-32. Quincy overcame Omak 72-58. Okanogan beat Brewster 78-48. And Cle Elum-Roslyn peppered Pateros 62-42.

Prep Boys Basketball Schedule

Coming up tonight, Quincy hosts Chelan while Lake Roosevelt plays at Omak at 7:30. Tomorrow, Chelan hosts the Pioneers while the Raiders entertain Brewster at 5:30.

Girls Basketball Scoreboard & Schedule

There was a huge surprise in girls basketball last night…

Prep Girls Basketball Scoreboard

For the first time in years, the Cashmere girls basketball team lost a regular season game, falling last night at home to Warden 63-36. In other action, Chelan clobbered Cascade 48-14. Omak quieted Quincy 52-46. And Pateros claimed a 37-26 win over Cle Elum-Roslyn.

Prep Girls Basketball Schedule

Coming up today, the Wenatchee JV takes on Cascade Christian Academy at 1 o’clock. Tonight at 6, it’s Chelan at Quincy and Omak hosts Lake Roosevelt. Coming up tomorrow at 4, Omak travels to Chelan while Lake Roosevelt welcomes Brewster.

Men’s fastpitch invades Wenatchee

There are two big men’s fastpitch softball tournaments happening in town this weekend…

Men's fastpitch softball tournaments in Wenatchee

The U-triple-S-A State Tournament is taking place tomorrow and Sunday at Walla Walla Point Park. Meanwhile, the 9th Annual K-Club Invite men’s fastpitch tournament will be held at Kirby Billingsley Hydro Park.

WVSO celebrates the Class of 2021 Saturday

Another hot night of racing is expected Saturday at Wenatchee Valley’s Super Oval…

WVSO celebrates the Class of 2021 Saturday

WVSO is celebrating the Class of 2021 with five classes of cars racing. Action will include the Dick’s Heating and Air Conditioning Thunder Cars; Holaday’s Custom Muffler B-Mods; Plumb Perfect Roadrunners; Northwest Pro-4 Trucks; and the WMRA Midgets. Gates open at 4:30 with racing starting at 6. Go to w-v-s-o dot com for tickets.