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Liberty Bell track team peaks for state meet in Cheney this weekend

Liberty Bell track team peaks for state meet in Cheney this weekend

Personal and seasonal best performances by several Liberty Bell High School track team members at last week’s district meet will propel them into the state championships beginning Thursday (May 26) at Eastern Washington University in Cheney. The top four finishers in each individual event and in the relays …
LBHS baseball team out of state tourney after rain-delayed loss

LBHS baseball team out of state tourney after rain-delayed loss

The Liberty Bell High School baseball team’s stay in the state tournament lasted more than a day, but not in the way the Mountain Lions had hoped. Liberty Bell traveled to Gonzaga Prep in Spokane on Saturday (May 21) to face Asotin, the No. 1 seed from District 7/9. A win would have earned the...
Methow Valley Rodeo breaks out of the chute this weekend

Methow Valley Rodeo breaks out of the chute this weekend

It’s been a year since the valley hosted a rodeo, and the Methow Valley Horsemen (MVH) are looking forward to getting back in the arena this weekend for the 45th Memorial Day Rodeo. The MVH usually sponsors two rodeos a year — on Memorial Day and Labor Day weekend — but last year’s Labor Day event was canceled because...
Mountain Lion of the Week: Athena Milani

Mountain Lion of the Week: Athena Milani

This week’s Mountain Lion of the week is freshman track athlete Athena Milani. Athena is a standout runner as well as a standout teammate and student. Athena’s kindness radiates through the Liberty Bell hallways, and her selflessness allows the spotlight to shine on those around her. Athena embodies many of the learner outcomes that we...
Liberty Bell plays for state baseball tournament spot

Liberty Bell plays for state baseball tournament spot

The Liberty Bell High School baseball team kept its hopes for another trip to the state tournament alive with a 4-3 victory over Waterville on Saturday (May 7) in the District 6 playoffs. A tough, extra-inning 2-1 loss to Warden in Saturday’s second game put the Mountain Lions in the one-loss bracket for this weekend’s...
LBHS tennis teams move into league tournament play

LBHS tennis teams move into league tournament play

Twelve Liberty Bell High School tennis players will be in Omak and Okanogan this weekend for the league tennis championships, with hopes of moving on to the state tournament. The Mountain Lion girls’ and boys’ teams built some momentum going into the playoffs as they claimed victories last week in home matches against Entiat and...
Mountain Lions at full speed for sub-district track meet

Mountain Lions at full speed for sub-district track meet

Liberty Bell High School’s track squad strides into this week’s sub-district meet at Oroville on Wednesday (May 11) on a wave of personal record performances racked up at meets in Manson and Bridgeport last week. At the Trojan Invitational on May 3, the Mountain Lions added 22 personal bests, coach Rocky Kulsrud said. Among them were…...
Mountain Lion of the Week: Evan Budrow

Mountain Lion of the Week: Evan Budrow

It’s hard to argue with three solid nominations. That’s why this week’s Mountain Lion of the Week is Evan Budrow, a freshman tennis player who has earned the respect of his teammates and coaches. The very convincing students who nominated Evan said: “He’s good at science and stuff and his friends really think he deserves...
PRs pile up for Mountain Lions at Reike Invitational track meet

PRs pile up for Mountain Lions at Reike Invitational track meet

The Liberty Bell High School track team continued to accumulate personal bests — 22 in all — at the Reike Invitational in Peshastin last Friday (April 29). Several Mountain Lions moved up in the all-time best lists, and senior Ben Klemmeck added a school record for good measure. Klemmeck ran a record time of 9:51.36...
Kid’s Bike Rodeos coming up

Kid’s Bike Rodeos coming up

Kids’ Bike Rodeos are scheduled for May 21 at the TwispWorks campus and June 11 at Pearrygin Lake State Park north of Winthrop. The free events are from 10 a.m. – noon. The rodeos are designed for children aged 5 – 10. Participants will learn skills to ride safely, including hand signals, negotiating corners, riding a straight line and...