Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

SPORTS
In uniform

In uniform

Liberty Bell High School junior Elise Putnam navigates the course at the National Guard Biathlon Championships held last Friday at Jericho, Vt. Putnam, who recently enlisted in the National Guard, qualified for the championships after winning two events while competing on the National Guard Biathlon Team at the Western Region Championships last month in Alaska....
Three compete at U12 ski championships

Three compete at U12 ski championships

Loup Loup Alpine Race Team members Eva Weymuller, Olivia Glenn and Aiden Catlin competed in the U12 championships at Stevens Pass last Friday through Sunday. The three local racers “braved rain, slush and big ruts to perform very well with over 150 athletes attending this race,” said coach Bret Alumbaugh. Weymuller finished 16th in Friday’s...
Backcountry Horsemen set Spring Ride for April 26

Backcountry Horsemen set Spring Ride for April 26

Gov. Jay Inslee has proclaimed Saturday (March 15) as Backcountry Horsemen Day to acknowledge contributions of the Backcountry Horsemen of Washington, a statewide nonprofit organization that provides volunteer services to federal, state and local government agencies to help maintain recreational trails, trailheads, campgrounds and other facilities. The Methow Valley Backcountry Horsemen (MVBCH) chapter has been...
LBHS Knowledge Bowl Team takes second straight regional title

LBHS Knowledge Bowl Team takes second straight regional title

By Mike Maltais
For the second consecutive year, the Liberty Bell High School Knowledge Bowl team will head to the Knowledge Bowl State Championships in Arlington on March 22 as North Central Washington 1B/2B regional champions after …
Private Putnam competes at National Guard Biathlon Championships

Private Putnam competes at National Guard Biathlon Championships

Liberty Bell High School junior Elise Putnam, who will be competing in the National Guard Biathlon Championships in Jericho, Vt., later this week, recently enlisted in the Washington National Guard. Following enlistment, Private Putnam joined the Washington National Guard Biathlon Team in Alaska for the Western Region Finals, where she placed first in both the...
Five from MVNT compete at Junior National XC Championships

Five from MVNT compete at Junior National XC Championships

By Mike Maltais
Competition is underway at the United States Ski Association Junior National Cross country Ski Championships in Stowe, Vt. Five members of the Methow Valley Nordic Team (MVNT) who qualified to …
Three Mountain Lions make All-League First Team

Three Mountain Lions make All-League First Team

Liberty Bell High School seniors Jaymis Hanson, Logan Szafas and Austin Watson have been voted to the Central Washington 2B League North All-League Basketball First Team, coach Kyle Acord said this week. All three were starters and leading scorers for the league champion Mountain Lions team that finished the season with a 9 – 2 league record...
Snowboarders race this weekend at Loup Loup

Snowboarders race this weekend at Loup Loup

The Loup Loup Ski Bowl and the Loup Snowboard Team will host their fourth annual snowboard race Saturday and Sunday (March 8 – 9) beginning at 10 a.m. each day at the Loup. The race is open to all boarders as well as those who want to test their skills racing down a fun course. The cost...
Sign up for youth baseball by March 21

Sign up for youth baseball by March 21

Spring is just around the corner and so is another season of youth baseball. Boys and girls between the ages of 5 and 12 have until March 21 to sign up for the April – May playing season. The cost is $40 per child and $20 for each additional child in the same family, and scholarships are...
Maine performer

Maine performer

Winthrop’s Kelsey Dickinson shot a clean round and placed 22nd among 47 racers in the 7.5-kilometer sprint last Saturday during competition in the Biathlon World Junior Championships held at the Nordic Heritage Center in Presque Isle, Maine. Dickinson, now attending the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minn., finished the course in 23 minutes, 22.5...