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Liberty Bell takes fourth place in state soccer tournament

Liberty Bell takes fourth place in state soccer tournament

The Liberty Bell High School girls’ soccer team ended an impressive season with a fourth-place finish at last weekend’s 1B/2B state championships, the fourth time in five years that the Lady …
Play pickleball at Methow Valley Community Center

Play pickleball at Methow Valley Community Center

Pickleball in Twisp has moved inside for the winter. John Fleming, Twisp Town Council member and self-described commissioner of the Methow Valley Pickleball Association, said several pickleball sessions will be offered each week at the Methow Valley Community Center gym. Times are Tuesdays from 9 – 11 a.m. and Thursdays from 3-5 p.m. Last week, sessions were...
Lady Lions headed to 2B soccer state finals again

Lady Lions headed to 2B soccer state finals again

For the fourth time in five years, the Liberty Bell High School girls’ soccer team will travel to Sumner this weekend as one of the final tour teams in the 2B state championship playoffs. The Lady Lions advanced to the state quarterfinals in dramatic …
Liberty Bell dominates All-League soccer team

Liberty Bell dominates All-League soccer team

League champion Liberty Bell High School placed six players out of the 11 named to the CWB girls’ soccer All-League first team, and two more were named to the second team. First-team honorees were junior goalie Lauren Ochoa, junior defender Haley Post, junior defender Anna Post, senior midfielder Danielle Mott, senior midfielder Lauren Fitzmaurice and...

Mountain Lion of the Week: Lauren Ochoa

For the second week in a row, an Ochoa sister is the Mountain Lion of the Week! This week’s Mountain Lion of the Week is junior soccer goalie Lauren Ochoa. Lauren is, without a doubt, one of the strongest leaders among Liberty Bell student-athletes. Lauren brings more than strong play to the teams that she’s...
Lady Lions play at home in first round of state soccer championships

Lady Lions play at home in first round of state soccer championships

Liberty Bell takes eight-game winning streak into match By Don Nelson First round of girls’ soccer state meet, at home against Tonasket on Saturday (Nov. 2) beginning at 1 p.m. On Oct. 6, the Liberty Bell High School girls’ soccer team lost a match to Tonasket in a shootout, 3-2. The Lady Lions have been...
Mountain Lion of the Week: Tommie Ochoa

Mountain Lion of the Week: Tommie Ochoa

This week’s Mountain Lion of the Week is freshman soccer player Tommie Ochoa. Tommie is a great Mountain Lion – balanced, courageous, principled and caring are just a few ways to describe her. Tommie is a key player and leader for the state-qualified soccer team, and she was an important part of their recently achieved...
Simply XCellent

Simply XCellent

Before the first cross-country meet of the 2016 season, Liberty Bell High School coach Craig Herlihy speculated — off the record — that he thought the girls’ team had a chance to win the state 1B/2B championship. He kept that to himself all season, not wanting to distract the team. “All three coaches …
XC teams take district, head to state meet this weekend

XC teams take district, head to state meet this weekend

Liberty Bell High School’s boys’ and girls’ cross-country teams head into the state meet in Pasco on Saturday (Nov. 5) with first-place trophies from the 1B/2B District 5-6 championships last weekend. Both teams were repeat winners — a sixth consecutive victory for …
Mountain Lion of the Week: Novie McCabe

Mountain Lion of the Week: Novie McCabe

This week’s Mountain Lion of the Week is ninth-grade cross-country standout Novie McCabe. Novie’s commitment to her team carries beyond running fast at races. As soon as Novie crosses the finish line, in first place more often than not, she can be seen headed briskly back down the course to cheer on all of her...