TONASKET – Members of the Tonasket High School 2010 volleyball team were presented with awards during their banquet on Tuesday, Nov. 9.
Sports and Outdoors
WAITSBURG – The Oroville Hornets watched their bid for a spot at the Tacoma Dome and a chance at the State B Championship fade away with their 13-49 loss to the Waitsburg-Prescott Cardinals last Saturday.
OROVILLE – Three Lady Hornets have been selected for Honorable Mention to this season’s 2B All-League team.
Lacy Forrester, Jessica Hutsell and Daniela Ortega from Oroville were selected for the honor in the Central Washington B League ballot.
YAKIMA – Freshman Sierra Speiker, Oroville’s top cross country runner, broke course records all season long and now has earned first place in the State B Cross Country meet held in Pasco last Saturday.
Speiker led her next closest opponent, Morgan Wilson from Colfax by nearly 13 seconds to win her race. Speiker controlled the race, staying about ten meters ahead of Wilson, then accelerated up Heartbreak Hill and pulled away to win by a comfortable margin.
OROVILLE – The Hornets’ 37 to seven victory over the White Swan Cougars gives them a third seed in the State playoffs and sets them up for a game against Waitsburg/Prescott Cardinals at Waitsburg High School on Saturday, Nov. 13 at 7 p.m.
“The defense stepped up and played a great game,” said Hornet Coach Tam Hutchinson about the White Swan game. “Tyler Clark had his best game this year with 10 primary tackles and five assist.”
OROVILLE – After suffering their first season loss at home against the Brewster Bears, the Hornets hit the road to ring Liberty Bell’s bell 56 to six last Friday.
WENATCHEE -The Oroville Hornets Girls Cross Country team has qualified for state by winning at the regional meet in Wenatchee.
TONASKET – The 14 seniors on the Tonasket Tigers football team had a rough final home game on Friday, Oct. 29 when they lost to the Okanogan Bulldogs 42-7.
WENATCHEE – With strong races at the District 6/7 Championship on Thursday, Oct. 28, four Tonasket Tigers qualified for the State Cross Country meet to be held at the Sun Willow Golf Course in Pasco on Saturday, Nov. 6.
OMAK – Ten Tonasket cross country runners qualified for the District 6/7 Championship in Wenatchee with their performances at the Caribou Trail League Championships, held in Omak on Thursday, Oct. 21.
Poll of the Week
What can we do to help stop gun violence?
- Absolutely no restrictions on the 2nd Amendment right to bear arms (45%, 106 Votes)
- Better enforcement of the gun laws already in place (40%, 95 Votes)
- Increased spending on the treatment of mental illness (36%, 85 Votes)
- Improved, quicker system of federal background checks (26%, 62 Votes)
- Get rid of the gun show loophole, background checks for all gun purchases (24%, 57 Votes)
- Ban so-called "assault weapons" from private ownership (20%, 47 Votes)
- Ban all high-capacity magazines, limit capacity to 10 rounds (20%, 47 Votes)
- Restrict the private ownership of all guns (4%, 9 Votes)
Total Voters: 237