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Sports briefs: Nov. 12, 2014

Sports briefs:

Nov. 12, 2014

This week: Dinner benefits wildlife, habitat, Fundraiser for ski patrol and Sign up for JH Cheer Camp
Three Lady Lions selected for All-League volleyball squads

Three Lady Lions selected for All-League volleyball squads

By Mike Maltais
Liberty Bell High School varsity volleyball standouts Ashley Watson, Erin Schuh and Lauren Fitzmaurice were all selected for the Central Washington B All-League volleyball teams on a ballot by team coaches last week. Fitzmaurice, in her first year as a freshman varsity striker for the Lady Lions, was voted to...
Lady Lions drop two but remain alive in race to state

Lady Lions drop two but remain alive in race to state

By Mike Maltais
The Liberty Bell High School varsity girls’ soccer team remains alive in the Washington Interscholastic Athletic Association’s Tri-District race to state despite a third-round, 2-0 loss to the Brewster Bears at the Apple Cup in Wenatchee last Saturday (Nov. 8). In what would turn out to be a critical difference,...
XC Mountain Lions capture fourth place at state tournament

XC Mountain Lions capture fourth place at state tournament

By Mike Maltais
On the strength of four personal-best performances of the season, the Liberty Bell High School varsity boys’ cross-country team took home the fourth-place trophy at the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association State Cross-Country Championships at Pasco last Saturday (Nov. 8). Ben Klemmeck, Willy Duguay, Eli Neilsen and Josiah Klemmeck posted …...
Lady Lions’ post-season hopes end at Ephrata

Lady Lions’ post-season hopes end at Ephrata

By Mike Maltais The Liberty Bell High School varsity volleyball team kept its hopes for a post-season spot alive last Thursday (Oct. 30) when the Lady Lions beat back Lake Roosevelt three games to one in loser out competition at Pateros. The win advanced Liberty Bell to the next step of single-elimination play against the...
Hornets haunt host Liberty Bell, 55-6, on Halloween

Hornets haunt host Liberty Bell, 55-6, on Halloween

By Mike Maltais

A strange Halloween-like thing happened to the Mountain Lions’ varsity football team on the Liberty Bell High School gridiron last Friday (Oct. 31). The home team materialized on the field against visiting Oroville and proceeded …

Mountain Lions win third straight regional title

Mountain Lions win third straight regional title

By Mike Maltais
The Liberty Bell High School varsity boys’ cross-country team made the best use of the least numbers at the 1B/2B District 5-6 Championships in Wenatchee last Saturday (Nov. 1) to place four runners among the top seven finishers and …
State-bound Lady Lions vanquish Vikings, Bulldogs

State-bound Lady Lions vanquish Vikings, Bulldogs

By Mike Maltais
The Liberty Bell High School varsity girls’ soccer team won a tight 2-1 overtime shootout against the Okanogan Bulldogs last Thursday (Oct. 30), and sent the Mabton Vikings sailing for home, 3-1, on Saturday (Nov. 1) to advance into …
Sports briefs: Nov. 5, 2014

Sports briefs: Nov. 5, 2014

This week: Free days in parks on Nov. 11 and Fishing seminar and dinner on Nov. 14
Taking the scenic route

Taking the scenic route

By Marcy Stamper
Long-distance hiking expeditions have been attracting considerable attention lately, taking a notable detour from the mountains to Hollywood with the release in December of Wild, the movie version of Cheryl Strayed’s best-selling memoir about her trek on the Pacific Crest Trail.