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Lady Lions’ late-season momentum carries into district softball playoffs

Lady Lions’ late-season momentum carries into district softball playoffs

The Liberty Bell High School softball team ran its winning streak to double-digits with four victories last week, including a win in its first district playoff game. After the Lady Lions’ 10-0 win over Waterville-Mansfield at home on Saturday (May 6), they have won 10 games in a row dating back to early April. Liberty...
Liberty Bell track team primed for league championships

Liberty Bell track team primed for league championships

By Don Nelson The Liberty Bell High School track team heads into this week’s CWB league championships on the momentum of promising late-season performances at two meets last week. The league meet is on Wednesday (May 10) at Tonasket. In the past, the meet has been staged at Liberty Bell, but the Mountain Lions’ track...

Mountain Lions making another run at baseball state tourney

Everything came up 11s for the Liberty Bell High School baseball team last week. Three times they scored 11 runs, and three times that assured a win. More importantly, the wins allowed the Mountain Lions to claim a first-place tie with Brewster in the CWB league going into postseason play.
LBHS boys win tennis championship, girls in contention

LBHS boys win tennis championship, girls in contention

With wins over Tonasket last week, the Liberty Bell High School boys’ tennis team claimed first place in the CWB league with an undefeated record and an assured championship, and the girls’ team was poised to claim a tie for first place. The girls’ and boy’s teams beat Tonasket by identical scores of 3-2, and...
LBHS boys’ soccer team ends 2017 season with improved record over last year

LBHS boys’ soccer team ends 2017 season with improved record over last year

The Liberty Bell High School soccer team closed out its season last week with a 4-0 loss at Manson, leaving the Mountain Lions with a 2-8 record in league play and an overall record of 3-11. Last year, the boys’ team finished with a 2-12 and no wins in league play. Earlier in the week,...
MV Nordic Team finishes season in Alberta

MV Nordic Team finishes season in Alberta

A small group of Methow Valley Nordic Team (MVNT) members headed up to Canmore, Alberta, to compete in the junior classes at the Canadian National Championships, which started on March 18 and continue through Saturday (March 25). The competition is taking place at the Canmore Nordic Center, site of the 1988 Olympics and upgraded since...
Mountain Lions launch track season at Bridgeport, Ray Cross Invitational next

Mountain Lions launch track season at Bridgeport, Ray Cross Invitational next

Lauren Fitzmaurice took first place in the girls’ long jump, and Emerson Worrell turned in impressive performances in the boys’ 800- and 1,600-meter races, as the Liberty Bell High School track team faced its first …
Liberty Bell tennis team splits two road matches, plays at home next

Liberty Bell tennis team splits two road matches, plays at home next

The Liberty Bell High School tennis team started its season with wins over Oroville last Thursday (March 16), then lost both the boys’ and girls’ match-ups when they ran into a tougher Omak team on Saturday (March 18).
LBHS Knowledge Bowl team edges St. George’s for state title

LBHS Knowledge Bowl team edges St. George’s for state title

The Liberty Bell High School Knowledge Bowl team overcame fierce competition and survived some last-second drama to claim its first state 2B championship at the state meet in Arlington last weekend.
McCabe claims second Nordic Junior Nationals title

McCabe claims second Nordic Junior Nationals title

The Methow Valley Nordic Team’s Novie McCabe took another national title in the U16 girls’ sprint race last week at the Nordic Junior National Championships in Lake Placid, New York. Earlier, Novie McCabe took first place in the U16 girls’ 5-kilometer race. The classic spring competition began last Wednesday (March 8), as fickle weather played...