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Mountain Lions fall to Shockers, Hornets up next for Friday’s Senior Night game

Mountain Lions fall to Shockers, Hornets up next for Friday’s Senior Night game

By Mike Maltais

Following a heart-stopping 35-28 Homecoming loss to the Bridgeport Mustangs on Oct. 17, things didn’t get any better for the Liberty Bell High School varsity football team when it dropped a road loss to the Shockers at Waterville, 56-34, on Friday (Oct. 24). But if game could have been …...

Lady Lion volleyballers face Raiders in tiebreaker on Thursday

Lady Lion volleyballers face Raiders in tiebreaker on Thursday

By Mike Maltais
The Liberty Bell High School varsity volleyball team will travel to Pateros on Thursday (Oct. 30) to take on Lake Roosevelt in a loser-out tiebreaker to determine which team advances to post-season competition. The 5-9 Lady Lions are currently in fifth place in …
Keeper Ochoa cages threatening Tigers

Keeper Ochoa cages threatening Tigers

By Mike Maltais
In the end it came down to a contest between goalkeepers — and that’s just the kind of pressure Lauren Ochoa likes. Liberty Bell High School’s varsity soccer goalkeeper blocked two of three overtime kicks by Tonasket’s best to cage the threatening Tigers and secure a 4-2 victory for Liberty Bell.
Sign up for snowboard next month

Sign up for snowboard next month

The pre-season meeting for members of the 2014-15 Loup Snowboard Team will take place at noon on Nov. 16, at the Loup Loup Ski Bowl. The team participates in racing, freestyle and all around free-riding and kids receive exposure to competitive snowboarding with a fun group. A snowboard tune-up session will follow the meeting. For...

Mountain Lions lose Homecoming heart-stopper

By Mike Maltais
There were no early departures at the Homecoming varsity football game last Friday evening between the host Liberty Bell Mountain Lions and visiting Bridgeport Mustangs, because the final outcome wasn’t decided until the closing seconds of the contest.
Liberty Bell XC boys finish first at Oroville Invitational

Liberty Bell XC boys finish first at Oroville Invitational

By Mike Maltais
The Liberty Bell High School varsity cross-country boys placed four runners among the top 10 finishers at the Oroville Invitational last Saturday to run away with the first-place team trophy out of nine schools competing.
Thornton-White leads Lady Lions 2-1 over Bears

Thornton-White leads Lady Lions 2-1 over Bears

By Mike Maltais
Sometimes you only have one game to play, but sometimes one is enough. The Liberty Bell High School varsity girls’ soccer team saw a two-game week get whittled down to one when Manson cancelled a scheduled game on Oct. 9, but settled for a 2-1 victory over visiting Brewster on Oct....
Fishermen ‘having a ball’ on Methow River

Fishermen ‘having a ball’ on Methow River

By Mike Maltais
Anglers can sometimes be folks of few words when the talk turns to fishing holes, lure types and catch sizes, so they have to make those words count. “They’re just having a blast,” is how Lance Rider of The Outdoorsman sporting goods store in Winthrop describes the current success fishermen...
Mountain Lions host Mustangs at Homecoming

Mountain Lions host Mustangs at Homecoming

By Mike Maltais
It has been a tough couple of weeks for the Liberty Bell High School varsity football team as it battled through injuries, ineligibility and player losses to get ready for Friday’s (Oct. 17) Homecoming game against Bridgeport. Along the way the Mountain Lions had to back away from a game...
XC runners tour Chelan, Leavenworth

XC runners tour Chelan, Leavenworth

By Mike Maltais
It was a small meet with big results for the Liberty Bell High School varsity cross-country team at Chelan on Oct. 7, as the Mountain Lions ran away with first place among a small-school roster that included Cashmere, Entiat and host Chelan. Junior Ben Klemmeck led the Mountain Lions to...