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SPORTS
Methow Valley Nordic Team registration open until Sept. 28

Methow Valley Nordic Team registration open until Sept. 28

Cross country skiers interested in joining the Methow Valley Nordic Team have until Sept. 28 to complete registration. Prospects can go online to methowvalleynordic.com/juniors/ski-programs and choose  “register now” or contact Leslie Hall at mvntdirector@gmail.com. An open registration meeting will also be held in late October.
Third annual Off-Road Duathlon launches Sept. 27

Third annual Off-Road Duathlon launches Sept. 27

The third annual Methow Valley Off-Road Duathlon, a 40-kilometer bike and 10K running event hosted by North Cascades Mountain Hostel, will leave the starting line at Sun Mountain’s Chickadee Trailhead at 9 a.m. on Sept. 27. Interested competitors can still register online at www.databarevents.com: $40 for an individual spot or $75 for a team. Registration...
Mountain Lions run Soap Lake through the wringer

Mountain Lions run Soap Lake through the wringer

By Mike Maltais
The Liberty Bell High School varsity football team overpowered the Soap Lake Eagles of the North Central Washington B League South Division, 54-15, in its first full game of the 2014 season in non-league play on the road last Friday (Sept. 5). But the game wasn’t as one-sided as it sounds....
Mini duffers tee off at Sheri’s on Sunday to benefit boosters

Mini duffers tee off at Sheri’s on Sunday to benefit boosters

The third annual Liberty Bell Booster Club Mini Golf Tournament on the course at Sheri’s Sweet Shoppe in Winthrop will be held Sunday (Sept. 14) at 3 p.m., and teams have until the day of the tournament to register. The cost per team is $25. Entrants can find the form on the Liberty Bell Booster...
Hunter Ed classes start soon

Hunter Ed classes start soon

A free class for hunter education and firearms safety will begin Monday, Sept. 22. All hunters born after Jan. 1, 1972 are required to show proof of hunter education course completion according to information included on the Washington Department of Fish and Game web site. For more information contact Kenny at 996-3179.
Striding out

Striding out

Members of the Liberty Bell High School varsity cross-country team include, front row, from left: Icel Sukovaty, Larkin Lucy, Sage Borgias, Lucy Cole, Shay Crandall, Lazo Gitchos, Logan Hall, Tanner Hall. Back row, from left: Josiah Klemmeck, Koharu Yonebayashi, Sam Neitlich, Garett Palm, Trent Skelton, Carter Dornfeld, Peter Aspholm, Willy Duguay, Emerson Worrell, Ben Klemmeck,...
More Methow Valley rodeo results

More Methow Valley rodeo results

Results from the Methow Valley Rodeo on Labor Day weekend. Saturday, Aug 30: Saddle Bronc: 3 riders, all bucked off Ranch Saddle Bronc: C. Walls, Mansfield, 82 Cole Rawlins, Redmond, Oregon, 74 Ty Holloway, Milton-Freewater, Oregon, 73 Dustin Hennig, Oroville, 73 Ryan Anderson, Tonasket,70 Bulls: Stewart Leslie, Oroville, 81 Barrels: Riata Marchand, Omak, 18.63 Phyllis...
Lady Lions shut out Tigers; lose to Bulldogs

Lady Lions shut out Tigers; lose to Bulldogs

By Mike Maltais
The Liberty Bell High School varsity girls’ soccer team split a pair of games against tough opponents from Okanogan and Tonasket at the Okanogan Jamboree last Saturday (Sept. 6). In two 20-minute games, the Lady Lions handed the Tigers a 2-0 loss and came up short, 1-0, against the Bulldogs.
Lady Lions get first look at Bears, Bulldogs

Lady Lions get first look at Bears, Bulldogs

By Mike Maltais
The Liberty Bell High School varsity girls’ volleyball team dropped two abbreviated games to strong teams from Brewster and Okanogan at the Okanogan Jamboree last Saturday (Sept. 6). The two former 1A Caribou Trail League schools made their debut as part of the new Central Washington B League North Division lineup...
Hammer wins 43rd Methow Rodeo All-Around title

Hammer wins 43rd Methow Rodeo All-Around title

By Mike Maltais
Professional bull and bronc rider Aaron Hammer of Twisp leveraged his single-day appearance at the 43rd annual Methow Valley Labor Day Rodeo into an All-Around title with his score in the ranch saddle bronc event on Sunday. It was a bad-news, good-news outing for Hammer when …