Sports and Outdoors

Rain clears out for Oroville invite

Tigers, Hornets gear up for post-season OROVILLE – A monsoon-like deluge delayed the start of Saturday’s Draggoo Financial Oroville Invitational, but once the rain was finished, the weather cooperated on about as nice a day as one could hope for at a spring track meet. That translated into a lot of personal bests for quite [...]

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Spring 2014 Standings, Scores and Schedules

Track & Field Top Performances Oroville team page (athletic.net) Tonasket team page (athletic.net)

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Oroville falls to DeSales, ends breakthrough season | Slideshow

RICHLAND – Oroville’s record-breaking girls basketball season came to an end Saturday in Richland as the DeSales Irish pulled away in the second half to post a 50-32 victory over the Hornets in 2B regional action. DeSales advances to the eight-team state tournament in Spokane next weekend. The Hornets, playing in their first-ever state regional [...]

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Half-Baked

Pay now, or pay later; don’t give Alternative/Outreach the short shrift

A few years ago, my buddy Phil (a youth pastor) and I led a group of high school students on a church mission trip to Monterrey, Mexico. For nearly two weeks we split time working with various construction projects and interacting with younger kids in various areas around the city.

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Oroville girls to Sweet 16 | Updated

WENATCHEE – The Oroville girls basketball team had swept Lake Roosevelt in their two regular-season contests. But that didn’t mean a thing Saturday as the Raiders pushed the Hornets into overtime before Oroville pulled away to a 51-38 victory. The Hornets reached the regional round of 16 for the first time in school history. Oroville [...]

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Juarez is state runner-up; three Tigers, one Hornet medal | Mat Classic Day 2

TACOMA – Tonasket sophomore Jorge Juarez got his first shot at a state title on Saturday, Feb. 22. Unfortunately for the 132-pounder, that shot came against three-time state champion Josh Crager. Make that: four-time state champion Josh Crager. Juarez battled into the third period, giving up three takedowns and a three-point nearfall while scoring a [...]

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Tonasket’s Rawley, Juarez reach semifinals | Day 1 final update

Three Tonasket wrestlers, three Hornets survive into second day at Mat Classic   Rundown of Caribou Trail League and North Central Washington area Class 1B/2B wrestlers   1A Team: 1. Blaine 65; 9. Quincy 33; 14. Chelan 30; 16. Tonasket 24; 24. Omak 12; 29. Okanogan 9; Cashmere 9; Cascade 7; 40. Brewster 4.   [...]

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Oroville girls fall in district title game

WENATCHEE – A staunch defensive effort wasn’t enough for the upset Wednesday, Feb. 19, as the Oroville girls basketball team dropped a hard-fought defensive battle to White Swan, 45-31. The Hornets held White Swan to 14 points below its average, and its lowest point total since a December lost to Sunnyside Christian, but had to [...]

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Fest, but no fish

Third straight skunking prompts change MOLSON – The fish were biting at Sidley and Molson Lakes. Two weeks ago, anyway. By the time the Northwest Ice Fishing Festival commenced Saturday, Feb. 15, the 5,000 or so Rainbow Trout that had been planted and nurtured through the winter had done their vanishing act for the third [...]

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Four Tigers, four Hornets heading to state wrestling finals

Mat Classic XXVI State finals brackets Final brackets for Class 1A District 6/7 regional Tonasket’s Collin Aitcheson (120 lbs), Jorge Juarez (132), John Rawley (182) win regional titles; Vance Frazier (106) finishes fourth to clinch state finals berths. Dyllan “Peaches” Walton (126) finishes fifth and is an alternate. Full bracket   Final brackets for Class [...]

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