Sports and Outdoors

Frustrated Tigers fall to Omak

An old adage states that familiarity breeds contempt. In the case of the Tonasket soccer team, having the same referees officiate just about every game is at least building a growing sense of frustration.

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Amber Monroe fires a throw from shortstop during Saturday's doubleheader with Omak.

Closing the gap

As the Tonasket fastpitch softball team gets ready to face teams for the second time around, Tigers coach Emily Rimestad is eager to see the payoff of her young team’s improvement.

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Oroville bats come alive in loss to Bridgeport

Oroville baseball, soccer, tennis an Tonasket softball, baseball and soccer reports

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Photo by Brent Baker - Oroville's Sierra Speiker shook off an early challenge from Tonasket's Kylie Dellinger to win the 1600-meter run at the March 31 Eagle Home Mortgage Invitational.

Tigers, Hornets shiver through Oroville meet

The Tonasket and Oroville track and field teams, as well as most of the other county teams and schools from as far away as Leavenworth, Moses Lake and Northport, braved cold, wet and windy conditions Saturday, March 31, and battled their way through the Hornets’ own Eagle Home Mortgage Invitational.

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This week’s high school schedule (April 5-14)

This week’s games – Apr 5 – Apr 14 (Schedules subject to change) Saturday, April 7 Softball – Oroville at Brewster (2), 11:00 am Monday, April 9 Golf – Oroville at Moses Pte. GC, 2:30 pm Tennis – Tonasket at Chelan, 4:30 pm Tuesday, April 10 Baseball – Okanogan at Tonasket, 4:30 pm Baseball – [...]

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Tonasket soccer downs Hornets

TONASKET – The schedule only gets tougher from here, but early returns for the Tonasket boys soccer team have been nothing but positive. The Tigers improved their non-conference record to 3-0-1 with a 4-1 victory over Bridgeport on Saturday, March 24, heading into their first Caribou Trail League clash with Cascade on Tuesday. “We played [...]

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Tonasket fights off cold, Hornets

TONASKET – Tonasket’s baseball team earned its first win of the season, holding off an Oroville comeback before pulling away to a chilly 16-6 victory on Thursday, March 22.

The Tigers built an early 6-0 lead before Oroville fought back to trim the margin to 6-5.

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Tonasket softball improves to 4-0

TONASKET – Tonasket’s fastpitch softball team improved to 4-0 in a solid first week under first-year coach Emily Rimestad.

The schedule gets a lot tougher from here on as Caribou Trail League play started for the Tigers on Tuesday with a home game against defending league champion Cascade, but Rimestad said she and the team were looking forward to the challenge.

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Tonasket's Michelle Timmerman backhands a return during Thursday's match with Oroville.

Tonasket tennis outnumbers Hornets

TONASKET – Tonasket’s tennis teams handed Oroville a pair of non-conference losses on Thursday, March 24, as the Tiger boys swept three singles matches from the Hornets and the Tonasket girls claimed a 4-1 victory.

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Half-Baked: Revolving door won’t bring wins (column)

Coaching changes don’t necessarily bring about different results. There are many factors that have contributed to Tonasket’s team sport struggles in the CTL, not the least of which is being the smallest school in the league.

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