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Junior golf team completes season with tournament

Junior golf team completes season with tournament

The Bear Creek Junior Golf Team held its season-ending tournament last Thursday (Aug. 28) at Bear Creek Golf Course. Competition included a three-hole scramble, a chipping contest and a putting contest. Three teams competed and two of those tied with pars on each hole for matching scores of 11, so a playoff was held on...
State veterans lead Liberty Bell cross-country team

State veterans lead Liberty Bell cross-country team

By Mike Maltais
A strong core of state veterans and school record holders will lead the Liberty Bell High School varsity cross-country team into competition this year. Returning state veterans and LBHS record-holders include senior captain Willy Duguay, fellow senior Josiah Klemmeck, junior Ben Klemmeck and sophomore Carter Dornfeld.
Hunting seasons begin; salmon coming up Columbia River

Hunting seasons begin; salmon coming up Columbia River

Sept. 1 marked the beginning of archery deer season, the first major hunting season of the year. And while salmon move to a calendar all their own, an estimated run of 1.5 million chinook and hundreds of thousands of Coho are moving up the Columbia River according to sources at the Washington State Department of...
Fall girls soccer schedule 2014

Fall girls soccer schedule 2014

Head Coach: Lincoln Post Assistant Coach: Lucas Budrow Date Opponent Where Start Sept. 6 Okanogan Jamboree Okanogan 10:00 a.m. Sept. 11 Brewster Brewster 4:30 p.m. Sept. 16 Manson Home 4:30 p.m. Sept. 18 Tonasket Tonasket 4:30 p.m. Sept. 23 Entiat (NL) Entiat 4:30 p.m. Sept. 25 Bridgeport Home 4:30 p.m. Sept. 27 Omak (NL) Omak...
Fall Cross Country Schedule 2014

Fall Cross Country Schedule 2014

Head Coach: Craig Herlihy Assistant Coach: Erik Brooks Date Opponent Where Start Sept. 13 Asotin XC Island Run Invite Chief Timothy State Park, Clarkston 10:00 a.m. Sept. 16 Bridgeport Invite Bridgeport High School TBD Sept. 20 Wenatchee Invitational Walla Walla State Park, Wenatchee 10:00 a.m. Sept. 27 Trojan Invite Mill Bay Golf Course, Manson 9:45...
Fall Volleyball Schedule 2014

Fall Volleyball Schedule 2014

Head Coach: Tim Boonstra Date Opponent Where Start Sept. 6 Okanogan Jamboree Okanogan 10:00 a.m. Sept. 11 Lake Roosevelt Home 7:00 p.m. Sept. 15 Soap Lake (NL) Soap Lake 7:00 p.m. Sept. 16 Tonasket Tonasket 7:00 p.m. Sept. 18 Waterville (NL) Home 7:00 p.m. Sept. 23 Brewster Brewster 7:00 p.m. Sept. 25 Bridgeport Home 7:00...
Fall Football Schedule 2014

Fall Football Schedule 2014

Head Coach: Brian Wilbur Assistant Coaches: Brent Walker & Cameron Rickett Date Opponent Where Start Aug. 30 Bridgeport Jamboree Bridgeport 4:00 p.m. Sept. 5 Soap Lake (NL) Soap Lake 7:00 p.m. Sept. 12 La Salle (NL) Home 7:00 p.m. Sept. 19 Tonasket Home 7:00 p.m. Sept. 26 Manson Manson 7:00 p.m. Oct. 3 Brewster Home...
Flood waters, road closures fail to dampen Cutthroat Classic

Flood waters, road closures fail to dampen Cutthroat Classic

By Mike Maltais
The 15th annual Cutthroat Classic trail run attracted over 300 participants to the North Cascades Rainy Pass starting line last Saturday despite road closures on portions of Highways 20 and 153 caused by recent post-wildfire flooding. Of the 301 who actually turned out for the run, at least 23 were local...
Methow Valley Labor Day Rodeo cuts loose

Methow Valley Labor Day Rodeo cuts loose

By Mike Maltais
The 43rd annual Methow Valley labor Day Rodeo successfully skirted a couple of local natural disasters and will take place as usual on Saturday and Sunday (Aug. 30-31). A fire earlier this month and flood waters from heavy rain last week both bypassed the rodeo arena. And while access between Carlton...
Junior golfers reschedule tournament, barbecue

Junior golfers reschedule tournament, barbecue

The Bear Creek junior golfers aren’t about to let a little wildfire cause an early cancellation of their season. The group has rescheduled its annual golf tournament and barbecue for Thursday (Aug. 28) at 3 p.m. at the Bear Creek Golf Course. “Our season was interrupted by fires,” said program organizer, Jill Sheley, but she...