Sports and Outdoors

Oroville boys basketball has ‘fantastic week’ on the road

BREWSTER – Oroville Boys Basketball had a successful week on the road, beating Bridgeport and Pateros, then got their revenge for a major loss at home against Brewster.

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Hornets wrestle shorthanded at Districts

WINTHROP – Oroville finished second from the top at Districts, with Nick Perez, wrestling 140 and Gabe Beltran, wrestling 285, taking championships.

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Tonasket senior Brandon Clark makes a jump shot over a Bridgeport defender during the Tigers’ home game against Bridgeport on Tuesday, Dec. 7. Photo by Emily Hanson

Tonasket boys’ b-ball undefeated so far

PATEROS – After four games, the Tonasket boys’ basketball team is undefeated so far.

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Tonasket’s Lee Leavell gets Oroville’s Nick Perez into a headlock as he works to throw him down to the mat during Tonasket’s match in Oroville on Wednesday, Dec. 8. Leavell won this match-up 5-4. Photo by Terry Mills

Tigers beat Hornets; finish 2nd at Ephrata Tournament

EPHRATA – The Tonasket wrestling team finished second at the Ephrata Tournament last week days after defeating the Oroville team in a match.

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Tonasket senior Shelby Olma makes a lay-up shot against Bridgeport during the Lady Tigers’ home game on Tuesday, Dec. 7. Photo by Emily Hanson

Lady Tigers 2-2 after two weeks

PATEROS – The Tonasket Lady Tigers have won their last two games, giving them a 2-2 record after the first two weeks of the season.

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Kody Kramer, a senior at Pacific University, is a former Oroville Hornet Wrestler.

Kody Kramer has best finish for Pacific University in Mike Clock Open

FOREST GROVE, Ore. – Kody Kramer, a senior at Pacific University, finished fifth at 157 pounds to be the top finisher for the Pacific men’s wrestling team as they played host to the Mike Clock Open at the Stoller Center on Sunday.

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The only seniors on the Tonasket High School volleyball team, Jessica Rhoads, Taylor Ayers and Jayden Hawkins, enjoyed their final official get-together with the team at the volleyball banquet on Tuesday, Nov. 9. Photo by Terry Mills

Awards presented at volleyball banquet

TONASKET – Members of the Tonasket High School 2010 volleyball team were presented with awards during their banquet on Tuesday, Nov. 9.

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Oroville Hornet Football out of Dome contention

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.

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Hornet volleyballers make All-League Honorable Mention

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.

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State champion Sierra Speiker at last Saturday’s tournament held in Yakima. Photo by Bob Thornton

Sierra Speiker is 2010 State B Cross Country champion

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.

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