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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...
Sports briefs: June 10, 2015

Sports briefs: June 10, 2015

Open house at Wagner pool Wagner Memorial Pool in Twisp will host an open house on Friday (June 12) from 4 – 6 p.m. on the eve of its seasonal opening Saturday at 1:30 p.m. Visitors can learn about the pool’s operations, necessary upgrades, how to participate in a fundraising drive to support the upgrades, and how to sign...
Killer Whales beat Bearacudas; Omak next 

Killer Whales beat Bearacudas; Omak next 

By Mike Maltais

The Methow Valley Killer Whales swim team made a stop at the Bearacuda pool in Brewster on July 1, on the road to the Okanogan County Championships that will be held near the end of the month. The pods appear to be well on their way to …

Killer Whales devour Bearacudas, Bullfrogs, Manta Rays in home meet

Killer Whales devour Bearacudas, Bullfrogs, Manta Rays in home meet

By Mike Maltais

The Methow Valley Killer Whales swim team hosted the Brewster Bearacudas, Okanogan Bullfrogs and Omak Manta Rays for the annual Methow Invitational …

Killer Whales set sights on Bullfrogs

Killer Whales set sights on Bullfrogs

By Mike Maltais
The Methow Valley Killer Whales swim team will travel to Okanogan on Thursday (June 26) to take on the Bullfrogs of Okanogan in dual competition set to get underway at …
Get ready to dive in

Get ready to dive in

The Methow Valley Killer Whales will hold swim team registration from 3:15 – 4:30 p.m. Tuesday (April 8) at the Methow Valley Elementary School. Registration information is also available online at www.mvkillerwhales.org. The Killer Whales are also looking for volunteers to fill coaching and team manager positions.

Bakke wins Chase Award

Haley Bakke, 14, a member of the Methow Valley Killer Whales Swim Team, has been named this year’s recipient of the Chase Award, the only individual honor presented to a team member. The Chase Award, given in honor of the memory of former Killer Whale teammate Chase Brandenburg, has been an annual event since 2008....
Whales capture eighth consecutive championship

Whales capture eighth consecutive championship

  By MIKE MALTAIS The Methow Valley Killer Whales Swim Team captured its eighth consecutive Okanogan County championship during competition at the Okanogan pool last Saturday. The Killer Whales have been dining at the top of their food chain since 2005, gobbling with equal gusto Bullfrogs from Okanogan, Manta Rays from Omak and Bearacudas from...
Competition, fundraiser fill Whales’ week

Competition, fundraiser fill Whales’ week

By MIKE MALTAIS The Methow Valley Killer Whales had a busy week as the team sandwiched its Swimathon, the only season fundraiser, between two meets at Okanogan July 9, and Toppenish Saturday and Sunday (July 13-14). The Methow swimmers extended their undefeated season with a convincing win over the Bullfrogs at a dual meet in...
Killer Whale pods blow past Brewster

Killer Whale pods blow past Brewster

Megan Woodward cuts the water in an individual medley event at last Thursday’s dual meet against Brewster at the Twisp pool. Photo by Mike Maltais   BY MIKE MALTAIS Talent combined with sheer numbers helped the Methow Valley Killer Whales swim team win two meets against Brewster, Okanogan and Omak last week. The Methow team hosted...