Sports and Outdoors

Oroville wrestlers compete at Springdale

Mary Walker (Springdale) Tournament, Jan. 11 No team scores kept Oroville placers: John Marquiss (113 lbs) – 2nd place Jordan Smith (120) – 2nd place Eddie Ocampo (160) – 3rd place Taylor Robinson (182) – 3rd place

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Oroville girls swamp Kittitas

OROVILLE – Lily Hilderbrand scored 16 points and Mikayla Scott added 10 as Oroville’s girls basketball team jumped to a 20-4 lead and cruised past Kittitas on Jan. 11, 54-17.

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Saturday, Jan. 11 Scores

Caribou Trail League and Central Washington 2B League Updated Standings / Schedules Wrestling Tonasket wins Cascade tournament: individual champions included Rade Pilkinton (113 lb), Collin Aitcheson (120), Peaches Walton (126), Jorge Juarez (132), Zach Lofthus (145), Austin Knowlton (170), John Rawley (195), Chad Edwards (220). (Corrected) Girls Basketball Oroville 54, Kittitas 17 Brewster 69, Reardan [...]

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Tonasket boys edge Cascade

TONASKET – Tonasket’s boys basketball team held off Cascade in a defensive struggle, leading most of the way but hanging on to win after the Kodiaks’ last-second 3-pointer fell short. Updated standings / scores

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Cascade girls hold off Tonasket

TONASKET – Tonasket’s girls basketball team cut a 23-point halftime deficit to 12, but couldn’t come all the way back against Cascade on Jan. 10 in a 53-34 loss to the Kodiaks. Updated Standings/ Scores

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Half-baked: Remaking WIAA sports, Part 2

Releasing my inner sports geek, once and for all Two issues precipitated my whole thought of re-working how the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association administers high school sports leagues and post-season tournaments. The first was how the classification system works; the second is the execution of the various post-season tournaments and events. In other words, piecemeal [...]

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Tigers pick up first CTL win of year

OMAK – Tonasket held Omak to 10 first half points and held on to defeat the Pioneers 54-47 on Tuesday, Jan. 7, for the Tigers’ first Caribou Trail League win of the season. Note: Tonasket hosts Cascade on Friday, Jan. 10, in a game that was originally scheduled for Saturday.

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Big run to end game grounds Hornets

OROVILLE – Oroville’s boys basketball team showed flashes of the team coach Jay Thacker wants it to be, but Pateros’ full court pressure in the fourth quarter spurred a game-finishing 18-0 run by the Billygoats as Pateros came back for a 58-47 victory on Jan. 7.

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Pateros girls hold off Hornets

PATEROS – Down by eight with five minutes left in a defensive battle, Oroville’s girls cut Pateros’ lead to one point with six seconds left before falling 29-27 on Jan. 7 in their final non-conference game of the season.

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Tuesday, Jan. 7 Basketball Scores

Caribou Trail League and Central Washington 2B League Updated Standings / Scores / Schedules Girls Basketball Pateros 29, Oroville 27 (NL) Omak 50, Tonasket 19 Brewster 56, Okanogan 31 Cashmere 48, Chelan 21 Kittitas 40, Liberty Bell 30 White Swan v Lake Roosevelt, ppd. Entiat 46, Bridgeport 18 (NL) Waterville 40, Manson 31 (NL) Riverside [...]

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