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SPORTS
Liberty Bell XC teams do well at Asotin Island Invitational

Liberty Bell XC teams do well at Asotin Island Invitational

By Mike Maltais
The cross-country teams from Liberty Bell junior and senior high schools made a long trek to Clarkston to open their season with third-place finishes against some big schools at the Asotin Island XC Run Invitational last Saturday (Sept. 13).
La Salle Lightning strike Liberty Bell for 52-7 win

La Salle Lightning strike Liberty Bell for 52-7 win

By Mike Maltais

The Methow Valley doesn’t need any more lightning just now, thank you just the same, but someone forgot to tell the like-named football team from La Salle High School that bolted into town and …

Lady Lions soccer team bounces Bears, 3-1

Lady Lions soccer team bounces Bears, 3-1

By Mike Maltais
The Liberty Bell High School varsity girls’ soccer team opened league play with a 3-1 victory over the Bears at Brewster last Thursday (Sept. 11) in what could also be labeled a “welcome back, Aden Jones” celebration.
At the net

At the net

Lauren Fitzmaurice goes hand-to-hand above the net with a Lake Roosevelt opponent during opening home league action at Liberty Bell last Thursday.  Lake Roosevelt took the match, 3-1.
Peewees, bantams open season against Eastmont

Peewees, bantams open season against Eastmont

The Methow Valley bantam and peewee football teams, led by coach Erin White and assistant Chad Sharp, opened their seasons against Eastmont last Saturday (Sept. 13) at Liberty Bell High School. The 8- and 9-year-old bantams lost to Eastmont 12-6, while the 10- and 12-year-old peewees were shut out, 36-0. On Saturday (Sept. 20) the...
Methow Valley Nordic Team registration open until Sept. 28

Methow Valley Nordic Team registration open until Sept. 28

Cross country skiers interested in joining the Methow Valley Nordic Team have until Sept. 28 to complete registration. Prospects can go online to methowvalleynordic.com/juniors/ski-programs and choose  “register now” or contact Leslie Hall at mvntdirector@gmail.com. An open registration meeting will also be held in late October.
Third annual Off-Road Duathlon launches Sept. 27

Third annual Off-Road Duathlon launches Sept. 27

The third annual Methow Valley Off-Road Duathlon, a 40-kilometer bike and 10K running event hosted by North Cascades Mountain Hostel, will leave the starting line at Sun Mountain’s Chickadee Trailhead at 9 a.m. on Sept. 27. Interested competitors can still register online at www.databarevents.com: $40 for an individual spot or $75 for a team. Registration...
Mountain Lions run Soap Lake through the wringer

Mountain Lions run Soap Lake through the wringer

By Mike Maltais
The Liberty Bell High School varsity football team overpowered the Soap Lake Eagles of the North Central Washington B League South Division, 54-15, in its first full game of the 2014 season in non-league play on the road last Friday (Sept. 5). But the game wasn’t as one-sided as it sounds....
Mini duffers tee off at Sheri’s on Sunday to benefit boosters

Mini duffers tee off at Sheri’s on Sunday to benefit boosters

The third annual Liberty Bell Booster Club Mini Golf Tournament on the course at Sheri’s Sweet Shoppe in Winthrop will be held Sunday (Sept. 14) at 3 p.m., and teams have until the day of the tournament to register. The cost per team is $25. Entrants can find the form on the Liberty Bell Booster...
Hunter Ed classes start soon

Hunter Ed classes start soon

A free class for hunter education and firearms safety will begin Monday, Sept. 22. All hunters born after Jan. 1, 1972 are required to show proof of hunter education course completion according to information included on the Washington Department of Fish and Game web site. For more information contact Kenny at 996-3179.