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SPORTS
Hammer rides to win 

Hammer rides to win 

By Mike Maltais
The 43rd annual Methow Valley Memorial Day Rodeo drew contestants from points as far away as Oregon, Idaho and Montana last Saturday and Sunday (May 24 – 25), but it was bronc and bull rider Aaron Hammer …
Happy feet

Happy feet

Racers in the kids’ 1-kilometer “fun run” at Mazama last weekend — which was followed by 5K and 10K trail runs for older folks — got off to a spirited start under fast conditions.
Lady Lions split districts, will meet Darrington at state

Lady Lions split districts, will meet Darrington at state

By Mike Maltais
The Liberty Bell High School varsity softball team split a pair of games in district competition at Ephrata on Saturday and won
Boys take regional trophy, advance to state

Boys take regional trophy, advance to state

By Mike Maltais

The Liberty Bell High School varsity boys’ tennis team captured the 1B/2B/1A district championship trophy in regional …
LBHS baseball season ends against Asotin

LBHS baseball season ends against Asotin

By Mike Maltais
In a rematch against the team they defeated last year to advance to the state final four, the Liberty Bell High School varsity …
Dickinson will golf at state tournament

Dickinson will golf at state tournament

By Mike Maltais
Liberty Bell High School senior Riley Dickinson won the district golf tournament in Chelan last week and will compete …
LBHS sending 13 athletes to state track meet in Cheney

LBHS sending 13 athletes to state track meet in Cheney

By Mike Maltais
The Liberty Bell High School varsity track and field team took 17 athletes to the 2B District 5/6 Championships at Ephrata on Saturday (May 24) and following a performance that …

Local Olympians visit elementary

Local Olympians visit elementary

Winter Olympics veterans Torin Koos of Leavenworth (left) and Winthrop’s Brian Gregg entertained students at Methow Valley Elementary School last week with a slide show and discussion about their participation in the 2014 winter games at Sochi, Russia, earlier this year.
Ride Trek demo bikes on Chickadee trail

Ride Trek demo bikes on Chickadee trail

Methow Cycle & Sport in Winthrop is once again partnering with Trek Bicycle to offer free factory demo rides on Trek mountain, road and cross bikes on Saturday (May 31). The event will get underway at 10 a.m. at Sun Mountain’s Chickadee Trailhead and continue through 3 p.m. Riders must produce a credit card and...
Mountain Lions sweep aside White Swan to get at Asotin

Mountain Lions sweep aside White Swan to get at Asotin

By Mike Maltais
Following a narrow 5-4 loss to Kittitas in district competition last week, the Liberty Bell High School varsity baseball team came roaring back on Thursday (May 15) …