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Killer Whales best Brewster in dual meet, take on Omak next

Killer Whales best Brewster in dual meet, take on Omak next

The Methow Valley Killer Whales were back in the water for two meets last week, including a win over the Brewster Bearacudas in head-to-head competition. With an expanded complement of swimmers, the Killer Whales edged Brewster on June 30, 298-276. The Methow Valley team brought 38 competitors, about twice as many as swam in the...
MV Killer Whales see first competition of swim season

MV Killer Whales see first competition of swim season

A smaller-than-usual contingent of Killer Whales — the Methow Valley Swim Team — competed last weekend at the Okanogan Pentathlon swim meet. Because the Wagner Memorial Pool in Twisp is being repaired and has yet to open this season, swim team members have had to find other ways to practice. About 20 Killer Whales entered the five events at...
The final lap

The final lap

Resurfacing Twisp’s public swimming pool will be completed this summer, despite the fact that the town doesn’t currently have funding in hand for the entire project. The Twisp Town Council last week approved moving ahead to finish all of the work needed to resurface the Wagner Memorial Pool in order to repair leaking that has been...
High and dry

High and dry

As renovations of Twisp’s public swimming pool got underway last month, new problems with the pool have come to light and the town is facing a dilemma about the best way to move forward. Not surprisingly, the biggest issue facing the town is lack of adequate funding to do the needed work on the Wagner Memorial...
Killer Whales win county championship in undefeated season

Killer Whales win county championship in undefeated season

The Methow Valley Killer Whales swim team claimed another Okanogan County Summer Swim League championship on Saturday (Aug. 1), easily outdistancing three other teams at Wagner Memorial Pool in Twisp, and finishing the season undefeated. Scoring from more than 120 events put the Killer Whales on top with 1,156 points. The Okanogan Bullfrogs were second...
Killer Whales dominate at Brewster Invitational

Killer Whales dominate at Brewster Invitational

From the first dive to the final touch, the Methow Valley Killer Whales swim team dominated the Brewster Invitational on Saturday (July 25), easily out-stroking teams from Omak, Brewster and Okanogan. After nearly 100 events were concluded, the Killer Whales had racked up 1,004.5 overall team points to 366.5 by the Okanogan Bullfrogs, 337 by...
Killer Whales swamp Okanogan Bullfrogs

Killer Whales swamp Okanogan Bullfrogs

The Methow Valley Killer Whales swim team doubled up on Okanogan at a home meet at Wagner Memorial Pool on July 14, outscoring the Bullfrogs, 439-218. The girls out-pointed Okanogan by 238-97, while the boys scored 201 points to the Bullfrogs’ 121. Later in the week, swim team members swam laps — as many as they could — in...
Killer Whales post top times at Toppenish

Killer Whales post top times at Toppenish

It was a busy week for the Methow Valley Killer Whales swim team, topped off by an appearance at the Toppenish Invitational on Saturday and Sunday (July 11-12). “We attended the Toppenish meet with 19 swimmers from Brewster and Methow,” coach Jeanne White reported. “Every year we compete as a combined Okanogan team, placing second...
Killer Whales power past Brewster in home meet

Killer Whales power past Brewster in home meet

The Methow Valley Killer Whales swim team churned through 90 events in a June 30 dual meet against the Brewster Bearacudas and came away with a convincing win, outscoring the visitors 462-175 at Wagner Memorial Pool in Twisp. The girls’ team racked up 237 points to Brewster’s 107, while the boys prevailed 225-68. With a...
Killer Whales kick off season with a strong start

Killer Whales kick off season with a strong start

Killer Whales kick off season with a strong start The Methow Valley Killer Whales swim team showed strong early-season form in two meets last week, both in Okanogan, racking up first-place finishes in all age groups and events. The team competed against the Okanogan Bullfrogs on Thursday (June 25), and was back in Okanogan on...