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Post-season softball play starts this weekend in Ephrata for Lady Lions

Post-season softball play starts this weekend in Ephrata for Lady Lions

The Liberty Bell High School softball team begins post-season play on Saturday (May 16) with an 11 a.m. game against Warden, to be played at the Ephrata Fastpitch Complex, in the first round of district playoffs. Win or lose, the Lady Lions will play a second game on Saturday. They must win at least one...
Fly fishers club meets Tuesday

Fly fishers club meets Tuesday

Guest speakers at the Methow Valley Fly Fishers monthly meeting on Tuesday (May 19) will be Chris Butler and Hans Smith, biologists for the Yakama Nation’s habitat restoration efforts, who will discuss projects on the Chewuch and Twisp rivers. The 7 p.m. meeting, in the Liberty Bell High School library, is free and open to...
Registration underway for Junior Golf at Bear Creek

Registration underway for Junior Golf at Bear Creek

Registration continues until June 1 for the Methow Valley Junior Golf Program at Bear Creek Golf Course near Winthrop. The program’s new coach is Todd Gjesvold, winner of the 1989 Washington State Amateur competition and runner up in 1987. He competed on the Columbia Basin Community College and Oregon State University golf teams. He recently...
Liberty Bell tennis teams see action heading into districts

Liberty Bell tennis teams see action heading into districts

Three consecutive days of play produced different results last week for the Liberty Bell High School tennis teams. While the boys won three matches, the girls lost three but continued to improve their overall play, said coach Dave Schulz. Against White Swan on May 5, the girls lost, 5-0, while the boys won, 5-0 — avenging an...
Mountain Lions double up Pateros, lose to Brewster and Okanogan at home

Mountain Lions double up Pateros, lose to Brewster and Okanogan at home

The Liberty Bell High School girls’ softball team continued its surge toward a high seeding in post-season play with two wins last week over Pateros, followed by disappointing losses to Brewster and Okanogan. On Thursday (April 30), the Lady Lions edged Pateros, 6-4, in the first game of a double-header at home, followed by a...
LBHS track and field record book under assault as personal bests add up

LBHS track and field record book under assault as personal bests add up

Mountain Lions have one more meet before sub-districts Although the Scholastic Aptitude Test kept some athletes busy on Saturday (May 2), the Liberty Bell High School track and field team still made an impression at the Draggoo Financial Invitational in Oroville. Thirteen boys’ teams and 14 girls’ teams competed at the meet, where the Liberty...
LBHS tennis boys, girls defeat Lake Roosevelt; Dupont wins long match

LBHS tennis boys, girls defeat Lake Roosevelt; Dupont wins long match

The Liberty Bell High School boys’ and girls’ tennis teams both triumphed over visiting Lake Roosevelt on April 28, with the Mountain Lions’ Lucy Dupont going to extraordinary lengths to ensure the girls’ win. Dupont, playing the No. 1 singles position, battled for more than two hours in an epic duel with Lake Roosevelt’s Harmony...
Mountain Lions soccer teams falls to Manson, 1-0, in OT

Mountain Lions soccer teams falls to Manson, 1-0, in OT

Manson turned the tables on the Liberty Bell High School soccer team with a 1-0 overtime win on Thursday (April 30). The Mountain Lions had defeated Manson by the same score five days earlier. “It was a close, evenly matched game,” Liberty Bell coach Lincoln Post said. The coach cited the play of goalkeeper Mikey...
Sports briefs: May 13, 2015

Sports briefs: May 13, 2015

Be a Liberty Bell booster The Liberty Bell Booster Club could use your participation — and leadership. Club president Dee Townsend said this week that the club, which supports student activities, will hold elections for 2015-16 school year officers and committee chair positions on May 21, at 7 p.m. in the Liberty Bell High School library. You...
Mountain Lions batter Pateros, drop tough games to Brewster, Okanogan

Mountain Lions batter Pateros, drop tough games to Brewster, Okanogan

The Liberty Bell High School baseball team was involved in two shutouts last week but was on the winning end of only one of them. On Thursday (April 30), Liberty Bell outdistanced Pateros at home, 11-0, then fell to Brewster, 2-0, in another home game on Friday (May 1). On Monday (May 4), the Mountain...