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Sports briefs

Sports briefs

Loup goes to weekends only; Community Challenge still on The Loup Loup Ski Bowl is now operating weekends only, General Manager C.P. Grosenick said this week. Grosenick said the spring season pass sale continues. As of earlier this week, the Loup Community Challenge — a team relay race that includes Alpine skiing, tubing and Nordic skiing segments — was...
LBHS boys’, girls’ basketball team awards announced

LBHS boys’, girls’ basketball team awards announced

Team awards for the Liberty Bell High School boys’ and girls’ basketball programs were announced at team banquets during the past week. All-League teams were also announced, with a total of five Mountain Lions earning All-League honors. Seniors Connor Cooley and Micah Klemmeck were named to the …
LBHS Knowledge Bowl team headed to state finals at Arlington High School

LBHS Knowledge Bowl team headed to state finals at Arlington High School

The Liberty Bell High School Knowledge Bowl team took first place at regional competition in Wenatchee on Monday (Feb. 22) and will now move on to the state championships on March 19 at Arlington High School. The Liberty Bell Team — captain Rowan Post, Cory Diamond, Sebastian Hogness, Skyler Fitzmaurice, Danny Rodriguez and Nate Hirsch — scored 100 points...
Mountain Lion of the Week: Exie Romero

Mountain Lion of the Week: Exie Romero

This week’s Mountian Lion of the Week is Exie Romero. Exie is a ninth-grade basketball player, and was nominated by four separate people. Here is what teachers and peers had to say about Exie: “She is a very hard worker at school and out on the court. She is a positive role model to her...
Loup ski team travels to Wild Katz race

Loup ski team travels to Wild Katz race

The Loup Loup Alpine Team competed recently at the Wild Katz race at Stevens Pass, where about 90 women and 100 men took to the hill. Local results: Saturday GS Girls U14 Eva Weymuller, 10th Girls U12 Olivia Glenn, 23rd McCalla Chesledon, 33rd Maisy Shaw, 34th Avery Catlin, DNF Boys U14 Aidan Catlin, 2nd Boys...
Fink wins second state wrestling title at Mat Classic XXVIII

Fink wins second state wrestling title at Mat Classic XXVIII

McMillan takes fifth; Mountain Lions finish 14th in state meet By Don Nelson After a one-year absence from the medals podium, Liberty Bell High School senior Meritt Fink took first place in the 1B/2B 145-pound division last weekend at Mat Classic XXVIII, the state championship wrestling meet in Tacoma. Liberty Bell’s only other scorer was...
Three Mountain Lion wrestlers headed to Mat Classic XXVIII

Three Mountain Lion wrestlers headed to Mat Classic XXVIII

Fink, McMillan look to improve on last year By Don Nelson Liberty Bell High School will send three wrestlers to compete in this weekend’s Mat Classic XXVIII state championships in Tacoma. Representing the Mountain Lions in the 1B/2B classification are senior Meritt Fink at 145 pounds, junior Kaleb Martin at 152 pounds and senior Jacob...
LBHS Knowledge Bowl team wins meet, moves to post-season

LBHS Knowledge Bowl team wins meet, moves to post-season

Liberty Bell High School Team 1 tied for first place with Okanogan in a Knowledge Bowl match on Feb. 8 at Chelan High School. The meet included 27 teams from nine schools. Liberty Bell Team 2 finished seventh, Team 4 finished eighth, and Team 3 finished 14th. The match completed regular-season competition. Liberty Bell Team...
Mountain Lion of the week: Jacob McMillan

Mountain Lion of the week: Jacob McMillan

This week we are honoring senior wrestler Jacob McMillan with the Mountain Lion of the Week award. Jacob recently qualified for the state wrestling tournament, and although we love that he’s a great wrestler, his leadership and personality are even more admirable than his athleticism. The person who nominated Jacob said, “Jacob is a motivated...
Sports briefs: Feb. 17, 2016

Sports briefs: Feb. 17, 2016

Have an adventure with Hanz Hanz’s Big Adventure, a trials-format race for all ages, will be staged Saturday (Feb. 20) at the McCabe Trails at Liberty Bell High School. Guess how long it will take you to do your chosen course and enter your time here when you register. Course distances are 1, 2.5, or...