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Valley youth soccer registration is extended

Valley youth soccer registration is extended

Registration for Methow Valley youth soccer has been extended for interested players in the U6 (under age 6), U8, U10, U12 and U15 age groups. Players should sign up at www.karrio.com. The Methow Valley Youth Soccer Club plans to continue youth soccer in the fall, said past president Mary Lee Moseley, although practices may be affected...
Wilbur, Rickett will coach Liberty Bell varsity football

Wilbur, Rickett will coach Liberty Bell varsity football

By Mike Maltais
Brian Wilbur, former quarterback coach and offensive coordinator for the Liberty Bell High School varsity football team, has been hired as the new varsity head coach for the 2014 football season, and LBHS alumnus Cameron Rickett will come on board as …
Pre-season football info meeting next week

Pre-season football info meeting next week

Parents, guardians, players and football supporters are encouraged to attend the 2014 Liberty Bell High School varsity football information meeting from 5 – 6 p.m. on Wednesday (Aug. 13) at the Independent Learning Center adjacent to the Methow Valley Community Center in Twisp. Football enthusiasts are invited to turn out and hear more about what to expect...
Football Club to host car wash Saturday

Football Club to host car wash Saturday

The Liberty Bell High School Football Club will host a car wash on Saturday (August 9) from 9 a.m. until noon to raise funds for the new Football Club. The wash will be held at the Methow Valley School District bus garage adjacent to the Methow Valley Community Center in Twisp. All proceeds will go...
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 …