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Liberty Bell XC teams both frontrunners at Idaho meet

Liberty Bell XC teams both frontrunners at Idaho meet

Sleeping on the ground the night before didn’t seem to faze the Liberty Bell High School cross-country teams at the Coeur d’Alene invitational last weekend in Hayden Lake, Idaho. After camping out Friday night, the boys’ and girls’ teams got up Saturday morning and showed impressive strength and depth in …
Mountain Lion gridders fall to visiting Lake Roosevelt

Mountain Lion gridders fall to visiting Lake Roosevelt

The Liberty Bell High School football team broke open some big plays against Lake Roosevelt last Friday, but couldn’t string enough of them together to reach the end zone in a 44-0 loss to the visiting Raiders. Enrique Whites, Seth Stevie and Eden Davis, along with quarterback Tanner White, ground out some…
Lady Lions go 1-1-1 in busy week of soccer, host Bridgeport on Thursday

Lady Lions go 1-1-1 in busy week of soccer, host Bridgeport on Thursday

The Liberty Bell High School soccer team came out of three games last week with a win, a loss and tie — the victory coming in an important league game against Lake Roosevelt. On Sept. 13, the Lady Lions hosted a strong Cashmere team that prevailed over the home club, 6-1. Lauren…
Mountain Lion of the Week: Emily Paul

Mountain Lion of the Week: Emily Paul

This year’s first Mountain Lion of the Week is junior volleyball player Emily Paul. Each week peers, teammates, coaches and teachers nominate students who embody the best qualities of Mountain Lion student-athletes: They are inquirers, knowledgeable, thinkers, communicators, principled, open-minded, balanced, caring, courageous and reflective. Here’s what Emily’s teammates had to say about her: “A...
Open houses offer info on Sun Mountain trail improvements

Open houses offer info on Sun Mountain trail improvements

The Methow Chapter of the Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance will hold two public open houses — on Friday (Sept. 23) and Sept. 29 — to present its proposal for expansion and enhancement of the Sun Mountain summer trail system.  The proposal, if approved by the U.S. Forest Service, would add approximately 15 miles of new singletrack trails and other...
Volleyball team gets first victory

Volleyball team gets first victory

The Liberty Bell High School volleyball team claimed its first victory of the season with a 3 – 1 win over Oroville on Sept.13 in the Lady Lions’ home gym, bringing the team’s record to 1 – 2. The Lady Lions hoped to improve on that in a match at Omak on Tuesday (Sept. 20). Liberty Bell will host...
Bike alliance begins plans for new trails at Sun Mountain, Loup

Bike alliance begins plans for new trails at Sun Mountain, Loup

Groundwork is being laid for expanding mountain biking trails at Sun Mountain and the Loup Loup Ski Bowl. The Methow Chapter of the Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance plans to host community meetings in the near future to gather comments from the public about proposed …
Lady Lions open soccer season with 3-1 victory

Lady Lions open soccer season with 3-1 victory

Seniors led the way as the Liberty Bell High School girls’ soccer team opened its season with a home field, 3-1 win over Mount Vernon Christian. The Lady Lions built a 2-0 lead at halftime on goals by seniors Cassidy Butler and Danielle Mott. In the second half of the non-league game, senior Lauren Fitzmaurice...
LBHS volleyball team drops two tough matches

LBHS volleyball team drops two tough matches

The Liberty Bell High School volleyball team hosted Oroville this week in a Tuesday (Sept. 13) match, looking for its first victory of the season after two tough losses. On Sept. 6, the Lady Lions took a 2-0 lead in games before visiting Manson came back with three straight wins to take the match, 3-2....
Mountain Lion football team hosts Lake Roosevelt on Friday

Mountain Lion football team hosts Lake Roosevelt on Friday

The Liberty Bell High School football team returns to its home field on Friday (Sept. 16) to face the Lake Roosevelt Raiders in the Mountain Lions’ third game of the season. Liberty Bell was on the road last week against a strong Oroville team, which won 63-12.  The Mountain Lions earlier lost their season opener...