The Okanogan Bullfrogs gave the Methow Valley Killer Whales swim team a tough battle at the Omak Invitational on July 20, with the Methow Valley team edging Okanogan, 577-560, in the four-way meet. The Omak Manta Rays finished third with 393 points, while the Brewster Bearacudas were fourth with 193 points. The Killer Whales found […]
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Killer Whales continue their winning ways with home victory
The Methow Valley Killer Whales swim team kept its winning streak alive by out-stroking the visiting Brewster Bearacudas in the local team’s first home-pool meet on July 9. It was the fourth consecutive combined-scores victory this summer for the Killer Whales, who are the defending county league champions. On July 6, the Methow Valley team […]
MV Killer Whales are repeat winners at league championship swim meet
The Methow Valley Killer Whales swim team capped off a dominating season with a convincing first-place finish at the league championship meet in Brewster on Saturday (July 28).
The Methow Valley team stroked its way to 866 points, finishing ahead of the Okanogan Bullfrogs …
Killer Whales claim first at Okanogan Relay Invitational
The Methow Valley Killer Whales swim team lost a home meet to the Okanogan Bullfrogs in competition last week, but rebounded to take first place among four teams at the Okanogan Relay Invitational. On July 3, the Bullfrogs bested the Killer Whales in team scoring, 377-284. The final score for the girls’ teams was a […]
Killer Whales leave Omak in their wakes
The Methow Valley Killer Whales swim team, in its first home meet of the season, outdistanced the Omak Manta Rays last Thursday (June 28) at the Wagner Memorial Pool in Twisp. The home team scored 442 points to 200 for the visitors. About half of the Killer Whales’ 110 registered swimmers were available to compete, […]
Lifeguard applications brighten Wagner Pool’s summer outlook
After several weeks of advertising for lifeguards, it appears that the Town of Twisp has finally enticed enough applicants to ensure the Wagner Memorial Pool will be able to open this summer.
Town officials were getting worried as weeks went by and only a couple of local teens had applied for the summer lifeguard jobs. The town needs …
Twisp looks to future of Wagner Pool
A trust fund that supports the Ernst O. Wagner Memorial Pool in Twisp will run out of money in 2024, and the Twisp officials say the town will not be able to support the facility on its own after that funding is gone.
“It’s hard to see how, when the Wagner Fund goes dry, we’re going to bridge that gap,” said Hans Smith …
Two wins for Methow Valley Killer Whales in busy week of swimming
The Methow Valley Killer Whales swim team won a dual meet against Brewster last week, then traveled to the Bearacudas’ home pool for the Brewster Invitational, where the Whales’ swimmers easily outdistanced the other three teams.
On July 11, …
Killer Whales make a splash at AAU meet in Toppenish
Fourteen competitors from the Methow Valley Killer Whales Swim Team traveled to Toppenish last weekend for a regional AAU swim meet. The Methow Valley team was joined by six swimmers from Brewster and one from Okanogan to represent the county league. The Killer Whales’ Tyler Darwood, swimming in 14-year-old boys competition, tied for high points […]
Killer Whales roil Wagner Pool for big win over Omak
The Methow Valley Killer Whales swim team overwhelmed the Omak Manta Rays in a home meet on Thursday (June 29). The girls’ contingent defeated Omak, 294-53, while the boys won by 236-74, for a combined score of 530-127. The Killer Whales took first place in 63 of the 90 events, and also grabbed 49 second-place […]