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Methow Valley Nordic Team skis well at Mt. Bachelor competition

Methow Valley Nordic Team skis well at Mt. Bachelor competition

The Methow Valley Nordic Team made an impressive showing last weekend in Bend, Oregon, where the young skiers competed on the Mount Bachelor trails in the first two of eight races that will be used to select the Pacific Northwest team for Junior Nationals in Truckee, California, in March. Team director Leslie Hall provided detailed...
Liberty Bell wrestlers remain team to beat

Liberty Bell wrestlers remain team to beat

By Mike Maltais
The Liberty Bell High School varsity wrestlers used the holiday break to reinforce the claim that the defending state champions remain the team to watch and to beat this season. If there is a venue to support that notion, it is the annual Tri-State …
Brewster hands Mountain Lions first defeat

Brewster hands Mountain Lions first defeat

By Mike Maltais
The battle between two of the North Central Washington 2B league north division’s unbeaten boys’ basketball teams turned into a largely one-sided contest as the Brewster Bears easily controlled the Liberty Bell Mountain Lions, 84-43, on Brewster’s home court on Dec. 19.
All over it

All over it

Liberty Bell High School’s reigning state champion wrestling team got two tough workouts during the past week. This week the team will split for the Oroville Tournament on Saturday (Dec. 20) and the Tri-State Tournament on Friday and Saturday in Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho. Next up will be the Christmas Tournament in Royal City on...
Lions’ double-digit scoring helps LBHS devour Billygoats, Tigers

Lions’ double-digit scoring helps LBHS devour Billygoats, Tigers

By Mike Maltais
The Liberty Bell High School varsity boys’ basketball team is off to a fast start with double-digit wins over non-league Pateros, 65-33, on Dec. 8, and league rival Tonasket, 70-48, last Friday (Dec. 12). Junior guards Connor Cooley and Micah Klemmeck combined for 34 points …
WDFW will be giving deer some extra food this winter to protect orchards near Pateros

WDFW will be giving deer some extra food this winter to protect orchards near Pateros

Deer will get some extra food this winter to protect orchards near Pateros, although the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) believes that deer are doing well overall despite the many acres of their traditional forage that burned in the summer’s wildfires. Mild weather and below-average snow cover — after a wet fall that spurred lush...
Sports briefs: Dec. 17, 2014

Sports briefs: Dec. 17, 2014

This week: Ski Rodeo on New Year's Eve and Jan. 1 is free day at Pearrygin
Mountain Lions open wrestling season with pins and points

Mountain Lions open wrestling season with pins and points

By Mike Maltais
The defending state champion Liberty Bell High School varsity wrestling team got its first look at a few league rivals last Thursday (Dec. 4) when it opened the season at the Okanogan Jamboree against the Okanogan Bulldogs, Omak Pioneers and Lake Roosevelt Raiders.
Mia Kennedy named Athlete of the Week

Mia Kennedy named Athlete of the Week

Mia Kennedy, a sophomore at Liberty Bell High School, was recently selected by the staff of the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) as an Athlete of the Week for her achievements in soccer. Each week throughout the school year, the WIAA recognizes 12 varsity athletes, a male and a female from each of the six...
Cold day, hot pace

Cold day, hot pace