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LBHS wrestlers rack up wins at Coyote Classic meet in Kittitas

LBHS wrestlers rack up wins at Coyote Classic meet in Kittitas

The Liberty Bell High School wrestling team continued its march back to the state finals with impressive performances at last weekend’s Coyote Classic meet in Kittitas. Defending state champions Meritt Fink, Emmett Fink and Trent Skelton each took first place in their weight classes for the Mountain Lions, who have won the state 1B/2B team...
Gut Check winners

Gut Check winners

Liberty Bell wrestlers Meritt Fink, left, Trent Skelton and Emmett Fink came home with medals — and Skelton with the winner’s belt in his weight class — at the prestigious Gut Check Challenge wrestling tournament at the Evergreen State College in Olympia last weekend. Each of the Fink brothers took fifth place in their weight divisions. The Mountain Lions...
Liberty Bell wrestlers remain team to beat

Liberty Bell wrestlers remain team to beat

By Mike Maltais
The Liberty Bell High School varsity wrestlers used the holiday break to reinforce the claim that the defending state champions remain the team to watch and to beat this season. If there is a venue to support that notion, it is the annual Tri-State …
Mountain Lions open wrestling season with pins and points

Mountain Lions open wrestling season with pins and points

By Mike Maltais
The defending state champion Liberty Bell High School varsity wrestling team got its first look at a few league rivals last Thursday (Dec. 4) when it opened the season at the Okanogan Jamboree against the Okanogan Bulldogs, Omak Pioneers and Lake Roosevelt Raiders.
State champion Mountain Lions open season ranked No. 1

State champion Mountain Lions open season ranked No. 1

By Mike Maltais
The two-time defending state champion Liberty Bell High School varsity wrestlers opened season practice Monday (Nov. 17) ranked No. 1 among Washington B league schools as the Mountain Lions set their sights on a three-peat at the Tacoma Dome next Feb. 21 – 22. Commenting on the caliber of this year’s varsity...
 McMillan will wrestle ‘down under’ for U.S.

 McMillan will wrestle ‘down under’ for U.S.

By Mike Maltais
This week, Liberty Bell High School junior and varsity wrestler Jacob McMillan will be getting ready to board a flight out of Los Angeles as one of eight Washington state high school wrestlers who will …
2014 Bite of the Methow

2014 Bite of the Methow

Well fed Hungry local gourmands jammed the Winthrop Barn last weekend for another successful Bite of the Methow. The sponsoring Winthrop Kiwanis raised more than $11,000 for its “Fund a Dream” project to replace the wrestling mats at Liberty Bell High School. A cruise raffle raised another $4,000. More than 400 tickets were sold for the...
Liberty Bell rings up another one

Liberty Bell rings up another one

By Mike Maltais
The Liberty Bell High School varsity wrestling team won the 1B/2B state wrestling championship for the second consecutive year at Mat Classic XXVI in the Tacoma Dome last Friday and Saturday (Feb. 21-22), and in the process …
Editorials: Feb. 26, 2014

Editorials: Feb. 26, 2014

This week: Mat Classic II: a celebration of our local high school wrestlers, The bus stops here: Commissioners should give transit – and voters – a little credit, and Chill a bit: Illuminating the skating ring light controversy.
Mountain Lions win regionals; advance seven to state

Mountain Lions win regionals; advance seven to state

By Mike Maltais
The Liberty Bell High School varsity wrestling team will travel seven strong to the Tacoma Dome this weekend to defend their state championship at …