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Liberty Bell wins league soccer title, points toward state tournament

Liberty Bell wins league soccer title, points toward state tournament

After winning the Central Washington 2B league championship, the Liberty Bell High School soccer team took its first step toward a fifth consecutive trip to the state tournament in a home match on Tuesday (Nov. 1). The Lady Lions were to face Bridgeport in a District 5-6 playoff game. If Liberty Bell were to lose...
Design a new logo for Winthrop Rink

Design a new logo for Winthrop Rink

The Winthrop Ice & Sports Rink is changing its name to Winthrop Rink, and is sponsoring a logo design contest to create an appropriate image for the new brand. The winner will receive a full-year pass to use the rink. Submit ideas to: Winthrop Rink, P.O. Box 1262, Winthrop, WA 98862, or to winthropicerink@gmail.com. The...
LBHS needs coaches for winter sports

LBHS needs coaches for winter sports

Liberty Bell High School is seeking coaches to fill three positions for the upcoming winter sports season: • head wrestling coach. • assistant girls’ basketball. • assistant boys’ basketball. If interested, apply by Nov. 7 at the Methow Valley School District office. Call 996-2215.
WDFW says no steelhead fishing on upper Columbia River

WDFW says no steelhead fishing on upper Columbia River

A precipitous drop in the abundance of the upper Columbia River steelhead run means there will be no fishing season for them this year in north central Washington, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) said in a press release. Jeff Korth, WDFW north central regional fish program manager, said the run is only...
LBHS football season ends with loss

LBHS football season ends with loss

The Liberty Bell High School football team finished its season with a 2-6 record after a 48-0 loss at Manson on Friday (Oct. 21). Despite the outcome, coach Steve White said the game “was one of the best we played all season. Even with a lopsided player count, our guys never gave up.” “It really...
Liberty Bell volleyball team loses Schuh to injury, drops three matches

Liberty Bell volleyball team loses Schuh to injury, drops three matches

Playing teams in the top half of league standings, the Liberty Bell High School volleyball team dropped three matches in play last week. At Tonasket on Oct.18, the Lady Lions saw their scoring drop off as they lost three straight games, 17-25, 14-25 and 9-25. The toughest break of the year for Liberty Bell was...
Mountain Lion of the Week: Mariah Lucy

Mountain Lion of the Week: Mariah Lucy

This week’s Mountain Lion of the Week is seventh grade cross-country runner Mariah Lucy. Mariah recently placed 14th at the league championship meet, and was nominated by several peers to be recognized at the Mountain Lion of the Week! The classmates who nominated Mariah said: “Mariah is a caring, open-minded, smart, helpful girl who is...
Lady Lions still on a roll as regular season winds down

Lady Lions still on a roll as regular season winds down

Two shutouts extended the Liberty Bell High School girls’ soccer team’s win streak and put the Lady Lions at the top of league standings in games last week. On Oct. 18, visiting Liberty Bell blitzed Oroville, 5-0. Sally Thornton-White started the scoring for the Lady Lions with an assist by Corrine Dietz. Lauren Fitzmaurice followed...
Mountain Lions sweep league XC titles on LBHS course

Mountain Lions sweep league XC titles on LBHS course

Liberty Bell High School’s cross-country teams went four-for-four at last weekend’s Central Washington B league championships on the Mountain Lions’ home course: the varsity girls and boys took first-place trophies in team …
Liberty Bell girls take two of three soccer matches in busy week, share league lead

Liberty Bell girls take two of three soccer matches in busy week, share league lead

Live by the shootout, die by the shootout. Or, put the game out of reach early. It was that kind of week for the Liberty Bell High School girls’ soccer team, as they survived a shootout at Brewster on Tuesday (Oct. 4) for a 2-1 win, then …