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Lions doing quadruple duty at district track meet on Friday

Lions doing quadruple duty at district track meet on Friday

For the Liberty Bell High School track team, four-by-four has a special meaning at Friday’s (May 22) district meet in Ephrata: four Mountain Lions each qualified for four district events with their performances at last week’s sub-district meet. The Liberty Bell boys finished third with 96 points among an eight-team field at the sub-district competition...
Methow Valley Rodeo comes out of the chute this weekend

Methow Valley Rodeo comes out of the chute this weekend

The Methow Valley Rodeo will feature broncs, bulls, barrels and more at its 44th edition this Saturday and Sunday (May 23 and 24) at the rodeo grounds on Twin Lakes Road between Twisp and Winthrop. Events begin at 1 p.m. each day. Tickets are $10 for adults, or $5 for ages 7-12. The rodeo is...
Soccer boys start state  tournament play this week

Soccer boys start state tournament play this week

The Liberty Bell High School boys’ soccer team made its first-ever foray into the state meet this week with a first-round match on Tuesday (May 19) against Highland High School in Cowiche. The Mountain Lions earned their way to state with a 2-1 win over Manson on Saturday (May 16), after dropping a 3-1 decision...
It all adds up to another Math is Cool state championship

It all adds up to another Math is Cool state championship

The Methow Valley Elementary School Math is Cool Team claimed its second consecutive state championship in Division II with a victory on Saturday (May 16) at Moses Lake. Sixth-grader Travis Grialou led the way by taking first place in the division. Also finishing well for the Methow Valley team were sixth-graders Ian DeLong in sixth...
LBHS boys’ soccer opens post-season play with a victory

LBHS boys’ soccer opens post-season play with a victory

The Liberty Bell High School boys’ soccer team made history this year with the Mountain Lions’ first appearance in post-season play, celebrating with a 2-1 overtime win against Cashmere on Saturday (May 9) in the first round of district playoffs. Regulation play ended in a 1-1 tie, with Liberty Bell’s goal scored by Willy Duguay...
Liberty Bell builds momentum for sub-district track meet

Liberty Bell builds momentum for sub-district track meet

Tuning up for the sub-district meet this week, the Liberty Bell High School track and field team turned in several impressive performances, including a school record, at the Bridgeport Invitational on Friday (May 8). The boys’ 4×100-meter relay team of Jose Dominguez, Andrew Reggiatore, Wil Chandler and Micah Klemmeck blazed to a school record time...
Mountain Lions still alive in post-season baseball play; aiming for state tournament

Mountain Lions still alive in post-season baseball play; aiming for state tournament

Derek Alumbaugh threw a no-hitter and his Liberty Bell High School teammates backed him with 15 runs against White Swan as the Mountain Lions rallied to stay alive in post-season baseball competition on Monday (May 11) in Moses Lake. In the first game, Warden topped the Mountain Lions, 11-8, in a seesaw battle that saw...
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...