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John Stedtfeld (10) is mobbed by teammates, coaches and fans after his buzzer-beater lifted Tonasket to its first CTL victory since 2008.

It’s Over!!!

John Stedtfeld went coast-to-coast in the final 4.9 seconds and hit a short jumper at the buzzer to lift Tonasket to a 56-55 victory over Omak on Thursday, Feb. 2. It snapped a 49-game Caribou Trail League losing streak for the Tigers dating to Jan. 29, 2008, when they beat Omak 58-54.

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Oroville's CJ Mathews heads skyward for a two-point jumper against the Trojans. Mathews had 12 points against Manson. In the previous match up against the Trojans Mathews had a triple double.

Oroville boys take two key games from Manson

MANSON – Oroville’s boys basketball team won its second game against Manson in a three-day period on Saturday, Jan. 28, using a suffocating full court press to break the game open early on the way to a 76-58 victory.

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Stats -n-Stuff, Jan. 24-31

Last week’s box scores; also includes district wrestling seedings, which were released after our print deadline.

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Michael Frank Huntington

Michael Frank Huntington

Michael Frank Huntington, 62, owner and operator of Bannon Creek Quarter Horses, Tonasket, Wash., left us all too soon following a horse trailering accident and returned to his Lord and Savior on Jan. 9, 2012.

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Warren Franklin Brazle

Warren Franklin Brazle

Warren Franklin Brazle, 90, was born on Sept. 2, 1921 in Withrow, Wash., to Winifred and Ella Brazle (Love). He moved peacefully to his heavenly home on Jan. 7, 2012 in Milwaukie, Ore., surrounded by his family.

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Cheri Halverson Whittington

Cheri Halverson Whittington

Cheri Halverson Whittington, age 41, of Tonasket, died Jan. 12, 2012 in Oroville. She was born March 2, 1970 to Bernard and Cheryl Halvorsen in Portland, Ore.

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Oroville asked to annex Balmes Road properties

OROVILLE – The Oroville City Council received a Letter of Intent to annex properties along Balmes Road, just north of the city limits and across the Okanogan River.

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Letters to the Editor, Jan. 26, 2012

Hope for continued support

Dear Editor,
As members of the Tonasket School Board, we are asking our voters to replace the expiring Maintenance and Operations Levy. Community support is crucial to our quest to provide quality programs and to maintain our facilities and grounds.

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Photo by Brent Baker — Devan Utt battles with Omak's Shawnee Covington for a loose ball during the Tigers' loss to the Pioneers on Jan. 19.

Pioneers’ final flurry downs Tiger girls

Tonasket’s girls basketball team had a five point lead and plenty of momentum late in the third quarter at Omak. It wasn’t enough to carry the Tigers to victory as the Pioneers awoke with a 21-5 run to pull away to what ended up as a 53-45 victory for the ladies in red and black.

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Stats -n- Stuff, Jan. 17-21

Scores and box scores that didn’t make it into the printed edition. Up-to-date standings can be found by clicking on the links in the right column of the Sports & Outdoors page.

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