A Wenatchee man, Owen Parsley, competed in disc golf as part of the third annual Timberbeast tournament in Troy, Montana recently. Better than that, he won a competition after the awards ceremony with the longest throw of a disc (sometimes called a Frisbee) at 540 feet. To get an idea of the distance, a standard football field is 100 yards long, or 300 feet. Read the story here.
Pr Wrestling Beyond, a small professional wrestling organization that appeared last month in Wenatchee will be coming to the Colville Tribal Community Center on May 31st. This will be a fun night for the whole family, the thrills of high impact wrestling and you get it up close and personal. Check the details here for times and ticket info.
Those Okanogan kids entering the 7th through 12th grades have the opportunity to attend a football camp this year that is right in their own backyard. Registration forms need to be turned in by May 30th and the camp will be held in June. More information can be found here.
Freshman Jenna Haven (East Wenatchee) recently won two events as a member of the University of Montana track team, taking home first in both the 100M and 200M race held in Spokane. The event was the Duane Hartman Invitational and was hosted at Spokane Falls Community College. Here’s to you Jenna, North Central Washington is proud! View the University of Montana story here.
The news that the ownership situation of the Williams Lake TimberWolves would cause them to return to play in British Columbia instead of go through with plans to play in Wenatchee, Washington was received well by the fans who were sad to see them go.
The snow season has come to an end in here in North Central Washington. A great year it was for outdoor recreation. The skiing and snowboarding was great at Stevens Pass, Mission Ridge and the handful of other outdoor recreation areas in the vicinity. A nice change from some of the lighter winters in the past few years. Spring, summer, and fall will pass by fast and soon it’ll be time to head down the mountainsides again.
Now, how do we get ready for next season? Gotta hit the slopes on one of the hot new boards out there. Check out some of the Burton snowboards that you could be using yourself next year. ChristySports.com is a great place to look at quite a few of the new and exciting boards on the marketplace.
A great little video showing some paragliding action from the Chelan Butte area. Paragliding is becoming more and more popular and the landscape in certain areas of North Central Washington lends itself for that use well.
In this article, Kevin Milliken who is the commissioner of the Premier Arena Soccer League mentions that he has made contact with prospective team owners in Wenatchee in an effort to expand this professional-level soccer league. Most teams are located in California and there are plans for a start-up division in Mexico. Exciting things happening if they do indeed pan out.
Brigham Young University played host to the Cougar Invitational recently and among the standouts was Moses Lake’s own Daniel Lawson. Lawson finished in the top 5 in discus and won the shot put event.