Hornets make clutch plays in final seconds to ice victory
Sports and Outdoors
OROVILLE – Oroville’s girls basketball team got a bit of payback on their rivals from Tonasket, but it wasn’t easy. The Hornets held on for a 35-31 victory on Tuesday, Dec. 13, to earn a split of the season series. The Tigers won the first game 10 days earlier, 32-31. “I was kind of disappointed [...]
OROVILLE – If this year was any indication, the future of Oroville boys basketball is bright. The Oroville Seventh grade boys basketball team wrapped up an unbeaten, 10-0 season on Wednesday, Dec. 14, with a 43-18 defeat of rival Tonasket. The Yellowjackets beat the Tigers, Okanogan and Grand Coulee twice each this season and added [...]
SPRINGDALE – The Oroville wrestling team still isn’t able to put the team on the mats that coach Chuck Ricevuto hoped to see at the beginning of the season. But that has given some of his younger wrestlers a chance to compete, and some of them are taking advantage of the opportunity, such as at [...]
COUER D’ALENE, ID – In 40 years the Tri-State Invitational has grown into one of the top high school wrestling tournaments in the country. Hosted by North Idaho College in Couer d’Alene, five states were represented this year as wrestlers from Washington, Oregon, Montana and Arizona converged on the North Idaho campus. Despite the fact [...]
Tonasket gets short end of the stick in wild finish
Oroville’s boys claimed a 61-47 victory at Columbia Basin Secondary School in Moses Lake as Zack Speiker scored a season-high 20 points.
The Tigers made a game of it, but a big early deficit proved too much to overcome as they lost 49-38 in a rematch of their season-opener eight days earlier.
OKANOGAN – The score wasn’t pretty, but Oroville girls basketball coach Mike Bourn was pleased with his team’s play in a 71-35 loss at Caribou Trail League favorite Okanogan on Thursday, Dec. 8. “We really didn’t go down there thinking we were going to pull off some big upset,” Bourn said. “Okanogan is loaded, and [...]
Tigers and Hornets face off in dual earlier in week