Thursday, Apr. 24, 2014

SPORTS
Liberty Bell tennis splits with White Swan

Liberty Bell tennis splits with White Swan

By Mike Maltais
The Liberty Bell High School varsity boys’ and girls’ tennis teams split their non-league match against White Swan at Ephrata last Saturday (March 29) with the girls losing, 0-5, and the boys winning, 5-0, against the Cougars. Playing first boys’ singles, Carlos Perez defeated Freyn Lewis, 6-3, 6-1, in what...
All downhill

All downhill

Loup Alpine Ski Team racer Graham Sheley waits in the starting gate for his run during competition at the Bantam Cup at White Pass last month. Sheley, racing with brother, Carter, and teammate, Gabby Studen, placed 21st in the slalom event. Studen finished fifth in the slalom and sixth in giant slalom. Carter Sheley placed...
Young wrestlers come to grips at Liberty Bell

Young wrestlers come to grips at Liberty Bell

By Mike Maltais Scores of youngsters from around the county and beyond descended upon Liberty Bell High School last Saturday for the annual Youth Wrestling Tournament held in the Lions’ Den. “We had over 200 kids show up this year …
Track men finish second at Bridgeport League Meet

Track men finish second at Bridgeport League Meet

By Mike Maltais
The Liberty Bell High School varsity track and field team turned in a number of first-place performances at the eight-team Bridgeport League Meet on March 25, and held its own at the 22-school Ezra Gordon Invitational at Colville last Saturday (March 29). The boys’ team placed …
Ladies roll over Waterville, split Chelan

Ladies roll over Waterville, split Chelan

By Mike Maltais
The Liberty Bell High School varsity girls’ softball team opened its season with one-sided doubleheader wins over Waterville on March 26 and split a second DH against Chelan’s varsity and JV teams on Saturday (March 29).
Climb Lewis Butte on Wednesday evenings

Climb Lewis Butte on Wednesday evenings

An eight-week series of Wednesday afternoon hill climbs — running or just hiking — at Lewis Butte begins today (April 2) and runs through May 21. The climbs, sponsored by Cascades Outdoor Store in Winthrop, start at the Riser Lake parking lot, off of Gunn Ranch Road. Participants can take off between 4:30 and 5:30 p.m. and will be...
Get ready to dive in

Get ready to dive in

The Methow Valley Killer Whales will hold swim team registration from 3:15 – 4:30 p.m. Tuesday (April 8) at the Methow Valley Elementary School. Registration information is also available online at www.mvkillerwhales.org. The Killer Whales are also looking for volunteers to fill coaching and team manager positions.
Soccer team scores league wins over Manson, Oroville

Soccer team scores league wins over Manson, Oroville

By Mike Maltais
The Liberty Bell High School varsity boys’ soccer team kept its undefeated streak alive this season and captured its first two league wins over defending league champion Manson, 7-2, and Oroville, 9-0, last week. Sophomore Charlie Thornton-White was all but unstoppable…
Knowledge Bowl team wins ninth place at state

Knowledge Bowl team wins ninth place at state

By Mike Maltais
The Liberty Bell High School Knowledge Bowl Team took ninth place and finished in the middle of the pack of 18 2B teams that competed in …
Track boys take second at Ray Cross Invitational

Track boys take second at Ray Cross Invitational

By Mike Maltais
The Liberty Bell High School varsity boys’ track and field team delivered an impressive second-place performance in its first major meet of …