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Varsity XC boys win Manson

Varsity XC boys win Manson

By Mike Maltais

The Liberty Bell High School boys’ varsity cross-country team left its nearest rival in the dust by a 22-point margin at the Trojan Invitational in Manson last Saturday (Sept. 27). Ben Klemmeck (first), Josiah …

Fillies stampede Lady Lions in 3-game comeback

Fillies stampede Lady Lions in 3-game comeback

By Mike Maltais
Following a three-game loss (25-13, 25-17, 25-22) to the Brewster Bears on Sept. 23, the Liberty Bell High School varsity girls’ volleyball team let a strong start slip away against visiting Bridgeport Thursday (Sept. 25) and allowed the Fillies to…
Trojans beat back Mountain Lions, 46-35

Trojans beat back Mountain Lions, 46-35

By Mike Maltais The Liberty Bell High School varsity football team let a 20-20 halftime tie game get away from them at Manson on Friday (Sept. 26), as the host Trojans outlasted the Mountain Lions, 46-35, in the two teams’ first league meeting of the season. Liberty Bell found the end zone first with a...
Fire, floodwaters alter local hunting terrain and prospects

Fire, floodwaters alter local hunting terrain and prospects

By Mike Maltais

Wildfire and floodwaters have left their marks on local hunting areas in and around the Methow Valley, where hunters will begin their search for deer on Oct. 11, opening day of the modern firearm general deer season. According to information in the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) …...

Lady Lions turn back tough Oroville, 3–1

Lady Lions turn back tough Oroville, 3–1

By Mike Maltais

The Liberty Bell High School varsity volleyball team defeated Oroville, 3 – 1, last Thursday (Sept. 18) after opening the week with a rough back-to-back road schedule that included a 3 – 2 loss to non-league Soap Lake and a 3 – 1 win over league rival Tonasket.

Mountain Lions open league play with loss to Tonasket

Mountain Lions open league play with loss to Tonasket

By Mike Maltais

Coming off a 52-7 non-league loss to the visiting La Salle Lightning of the 1A South Central Division two weeks ago, the Liberty Bell High School varsity football team met another even larger opponent when the 51-man roster of Tonasket Tigers stopped by to …

Methow Valley equestrians do well at Whidbey meet

Methow Valley equestrians do well at Whidbey meet

Three members of the Moccasin Lake Equestrian Team, coached by Annie and Tulie Budiselich, made a fine showing with first-, second- and ninth-place finishes at the Back-to-Back One Day Events held at the Whidbey Island Pony Club on Sept. 13-14. Competing were Tulie Budiselich, 19, of Twisp, on her 11-year-old Thoroughbred gelding, Forest; Mazama’s Cassidy...
Soccer girls lose on the road at Tonasket, 5 – 3 

Soccer girls lose on the road at Tonasket, 5 – 3 

By Mike Maltais

The combination of a slow start and injuries worked against the Liberty Bell High School varsity soccer girls in a 5-3 league loss at Tonasket last Thursday (Sept. 18). Following the cancellation of a scheduled game against Manson…

XC boys first at Bridgeport, eighth at Wenatchee

XC boys first at Bridgeport, eighth at Wenatchee

By Mike Maltais

The Liberty Bell High School varsity cross-country boys delivered strong performances with a first-place finish at the Bridgeport Invitational on Sept. 16 followed by …

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).