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LBHS class of 2014 leaves a legacy of athletic milestones

LBHS class of 2014 leaves a legacy of athletic milestones

By Mike Maltais
This year’s crop of Liberty Bell High School graduates leaves behind a string of notable athletic achievements and records …
Sports briefs: June 11, 2014

Sports briefs: June 11, 2014

This week: Bike Rodeo at Pearrygin Lake and Free fishing for kids at Winthrop hatchery
Traverse to cover many trail, water and road miles

Traverse to cover many trail, water and road miles

Runners, bikers and paddlers — and some people doing all three — will compete at and around Pearrygin Lake State Park on Saturday (June 14) in the multi-sport Sun Mountain Lodge Winthrop Traverse, a new event in the valley that finishes at the Winthrop Barn. Solo, tandem and relay teams will compete in the five-stage, 46.2-mile event. The competition...
Big trout planted in area lakes in honor of Father’s Day

Big trout planted in area lakes in honor of Father’s Day

Alta Lake and Conconully Reservoir will be two fisheries to pay particular attention to this Father’s Day weekend, Saturday and Sunday (June 14 – 15), thanks to a special stocking effort of large trout at those two Okanogan County lakes. Alta and Conconully are two of 20 lakes around the state where fish hatchery crews from the...
Liberty Bell makes history with second place at state

Liberty Bell makes history with second place at state

By Mike Maltais
The Liberty Bell High School boys’ varsity track and field team made history at the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association State Track and Field Championships in Cheney last Friday and Saturday …
Dickinson claims fifth place

Dickinson claims fifth place

By Mike Maltais
Liberty Bell High School senior Riley Dickinson shot a final round of 80 to place fifth in the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association 1B/2B State Golf Championships played at Oakbrook Golf Course in Lakewood …
Lady Lions debark Loggers, fall to Napavine, Kittitas

Lady Lions debark Loggers, fall to Napavine, Kittitas

By Mike Maltais
The Liberty Bell High School varsity girls’ softball team won a 12-10, toe-to-toe extra inning battle against the Darrington Loggers in the first round of state competition at Yakima last weekend but …

Liberty Bell High School State Tournament results

By Mike Maltais
Updates from this weekend's many state tournament competitions.
Hammer rides to win 

Hammer rides to win 

By Mike Maltais
The 43rd annual Methow Valley Memorial Day Rodeo drew contestants from points as far away as Oregon, Idaho and Montana last Saturday and Sunday (May 24 – 25), but it was bronc and bull rider Aaron Hammer …
Happy feet

Happy feet

Racers in the kids’ 1-kilometer “fun run” at Mazama last weekend — which was followed by 5K and 10K trail runs for older folks — got off to a spirited start under fast conditions.