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SPORTS
Doggett debuts in mixed martial arts cage

Doggett debuts in mixed martial arts cage

By Mike Maltais
A familiar face will be prowling the Spokane fight cage scene this weekend when 2012 Liberty Bell High School graduate Gunnar Doggett steps into the ring at the Warrior Camp Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) competition at Liberty Lake on Saturday (Aug. 2).
Cove Classic golf tournament cancelled by wildfire 

Cove Classic golf tournament cancelled by wildfire 

The annual Cove Classic golf tournament, one of the fundraising cornerstones for The Cove Food Bank and its affiliated community service programs, was cancelled at the 11th hour after rampant wildfire prompted organizer Glenn Schmekel to pull the plug on the event late in the day on July 18 before the following morning’s tee-off time....
Locals substitute MethowMan for ChelanMan

Locals substitute MethowMan for ChelanMan

By Mike Maltais

A group of local triathletes who were planning to participate in the Try-a-Tri at the annual ChelanMan multisport event at Lake Chelan on July 19 – 20 ended up holding their own MethowMan version at Patterson Lake when fire and …

LBHS gridders attend EWU camp

LBHS gridders attend EWU camp

By Mike Maltais
Several candidates for the Liberty Bell High School varsity football team were on the playing field at LBHS on Sunday (July 27) following a one-day football camp at Eastern Washington University two days earlier.
Breathtaking but brutal …

Breathtaking but brutal …

By Mike Maltais
Breathtaking but brutal pretty well sums up the annual 60-kilometer Angels Staircase high-alpine run that will leave the starting line from Foggy Dew Campground at the head of Gold Creek Road west of Carlton on Aug. 9. The Staircase also offers … 
Killer Whales beat Bearacudas; Omak next 

Killer Whales beat Bearacudas; Omak next 

By Mike Maltais

The Methow Valley Killer Whales swim team made a stop at the Bearacuda pool in Brewster on July 1, on the road to the Okanogan County Championships that will be held near the end of the month. The pods appear to be well on their way to …

Sign up for three-on-three basketball

Sign up for three-on-three basketball

Players have until Monday (July 14) to sign up for the three-on-three basketball tournament just ahead at the Apple Pie Jamboree in Pateros on July 19. The tournament begins at 8 a.m. in the Pateros Mall parking lot on Lakeshore Drive. There will be three-point and free throw shooting contests, beginning at 11 a.m, running...
Aspholm will ‘Tri’ again

Aspholm will ‘Tri’ again

By Mike Maltais
The eighth annual ChelanMan triathlon will take place at Lake Chelan on July 19-20, and for the second consecutive year 11-year-old Liv Aspholm of Winthrop will be among the competitors lined up for the three-event Try-a-Tri. The Try-a-Tri is a …
Killer Whales devour Bearacudas, Bullfrogs, Manta Rays in home meet

Killer Whales devour Bearacudas, Bullfrogs, Manta Rays in home meet

By Mike Maltais

The Methow Valley Killer Whales swim team hosted the Brewster Bearacudas, Okanogan Bullfrogs and Omak Manta Rays for the annual Methow Invitational …

Cove Golf Classic fundraiser hits the links on July 19

Cove Golf Classic fundraiser hits the links on July 19

By Mike Maltais

The Cove Golf Classic, an annual fundraiser for The Cove Methow Valley Food Bank and its affiliated community services, will take to the links at Windhaven in Winthrop…