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Mountain Lions’ season ends with two tough losses in district play

Mountain Lions’ season ends with two tough losses in district play

Two of its best games of the season were not quite enough to extend the Liberty Bell High School varsity boys’ basketball team’s post-season play. In the first round of district playoffs on Feb. 10, the Mountain Lions dug themselves out of a deep hole against Warden, the No. 1 seed from the Central Washington 2B...
Ruff & tumble racing

Ruff & tumble racing

A photo gallery featuring the 2016 Doggy Dash that took place in Winthrop on Feb. 14. Click on any of the square thumbnail-sized images to view a slideshow from the event. G A L L E R Y
Ski for Women 2016

Ski for Women 2016

The annual Ski for Women event at Mazama on Sunday drew a well-costumed group of competitors on a nearly flawless Methow winter day. Photos by Don Nelson G A L L E R Y Click on any of the square thumbnail-sized images to view all photos as a slideshow.  
Mountain Lion of the Week: senior Monica Chavey

Mountain Lion of the Week: senior Monica Chavey

This week we are recognizing senior basketball player Monica Chavey as the Mountain Lion of the Week. Monica’s kind nature and integrity are evident both on and off the court. Although Monica has played her last basketball game as a Mountain Lion, her presence will leave a lasting effect on all that played with her....
Mountain Lions send 8 to regional competition

Mountain Lions send 8 to regional competition

Liberty Bell High School will send eight varsity wrestlers to the sub-regional competition in Kittitas on Friday and Saturday (Jan. 12–13). Coach Gunnar Doggett summarized the Mountain Lions’ performances at last weekend’s district meet in Tonasket: Meritt Fink beat Riley Prescott of Okanogan in the 145-pound finals for first place. Jacob McMillan beat Zach Lofthus...
Lady Lions close out the season with a 10-point home win over Manson

Lady Lions close out the season with a 10-point home win over Manson

The Liberty Bell High School varsity girls’ basketball team ended its season on a high note Feb. 4 with a 49-39 home court victory over Manson, but missed out on post-season competition after making it into the playoffs last year. Only a couple of frustrating losses kept the Lady Lions from continuing their season.
Mountain Lions win two close ones on way to district playoffs

Mountain Lions win two close ones on way to district playoffs

The Liberty Bell High School varsity boys’ basketball team made one big comeback, then prevented another, to win its final two regular season games week: a 49-48 victory at Okanogan, and 58-55 home court win over Mason. The Mountain Lions begin post-season play on Wednesday (Feb. 10) against Warden, the first-place …
Loup Loup Alpine Ski Team has a great weekend at annual Wolf Chase Race

Loup Loup Alpine Ski Team has a great weekend at annual Wolf Chase Race

The Loup Loup Alpine Ski Team came away with half-a-dozen first-place finishes in Wolf Chase Race competition last weekend at Loup Loup Ski Bowl. The annual event draws racers from all over the region. U14 racers Sydney Schuler and Aidan Catlin had the fastest times Saturday and Sunday, as well as overall. Other first-place finishers...
LBHS Knowledge Bowl takes on larger schools

LBHS Knowledge Bowl takes on larger schools

Liberty Bell High School’s Knowledge Bowl team faced its toughest challenge of the season on Feb. 1 when it traveled to Moses Lake to compete against 36 teams from more than a dozen other schools from around the region — many of them in much larger enrollment categories. At the end of the day, Liberty Bell Team...
Local competitors claim top spots in Winthrop Ski Derby

Local competitors claim top spots in Winthrop Ski Derby

Fresh snow and warmer-than-expected temperatures created challenges for the skiers who took on 30- and 15-kilometer Nordic courses at the Winthrop Ski Derby on Saturday (Feb. 6) on the Sun Mountain trail system. The less-than-ideal conditions resulted in slower times than might have been expected. Gregg Strome of Winthrop won the 30K race with a...