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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...
Killer Whales win first two meets

Killer Whales win first two meets

Tyler Darwood during practice last week. Photo by Mike Maltais   The Methow Valley Killer Whales swim team opened its competitive season with a win over Okanogan in a dual meet against the Bullfrogs Thursday (June 20) and followed with a victory at the Apple Invitational in Omak Saturday (June 22). This week the pods...
Killer Whales prepare for first opponents

Killer Whales prepare for first opponents

Tyler Darwood cleaves the water during the Killer Whales time trials at the Twisp pool last Friday. Photo by Mike Maltais   BY MIKE MALTAIS The Methow Valley Killer Whales swim team held time trials last Friday (June 14) on the fifth day of the group’s season-opening Boot Camp. Coach Jeanne Thornton-White has returned for...