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Tonasket’s Damon Halvorsen running behind Cashmere’s Roman Velazquez during the cross country district meet on Thursday, Oct. 29. Halvorsen finished the meet in second place with a time of 16:46. Submitted by Bob Thornton

Tonasket’s Halvorsen headed to state cross country meet

WENATCHEE – After running strong and finishing the district meet in second place, Tonasket’s Damon Halvorsen will be running at the state cross country meet in Pasco on Sun Willows golf course on Saturday, Nov. 7 at noon.

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Tonasket defensive back Keegan McCormick tackling an Omak running back on Thursday, Oct. 29. The Pioneers were too fast for the Tigers and Tonasket lost at home 48-7. Photo by Terry Mills

Tigers not fast enough in 48-7 home loss

TONASKET – The Tigers weren’t fast enough to stop a balanced Omak football team during their home game on Thursday, Oct. 29 and they lost 48-7.

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Tonasket sophomore running back John Stedtfeld scoring the fifth Tonasket touchdown during the Tiger’s game with the Lake Roosevelt Raiders on Friday, Oct. 16. Also shown is Raider freshman linebacker Shawn Waters, who was unable to stop Stedtfeld’s f

All Tigers play in 50-6 victory over Raiders

TONASKET – The Tigers were pumped up and roaring to go before their game against the Lake Roosevelt Raiders on Friday, Oct. 16 and their intensity stayed high during their 50-6 victory.

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Tonasket senior Maribella Alvarez hits the ball over teammate junior Brooke Ray’s head during Tonasket’s home game against Lake Roosevelt on Tuesday, Oct. 13 while senior April Webber waits on the side to get to the ball if it didn’t go over the net

Tiger volleyball achieves first victory of the season

CHELAN – Just two days after achieving their first victory of the season, the Tonasket volleyball team lost on the road to Chelan.

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Tonasket cross country runner Emmy Hickman crossing a bridge on the Colville Course on Saturday, Oct. 17. Hickman finished the 5,000 meter course in 23rd place with a time of 23:13. Submitted by Bob Thornton

Tonasket cross country runners getting stronger and better each race

COLVILLE – The Tonasket cross country runners who competed in the Colville meet this season ran their best times for a 5,000 meter race.

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Tonasket’s Michelle Timmerman works to steal the ball from Omak’s Rachel Riggle during Tonasket’s home game against Omak on Tuesday, Oct. 13. The Tigers lost 4-3. Photo by Emily Hanson

Tiger soccer suffers hard losses to Omak and Brewster

BREWSTER – The Tonasket soccer team suffered two hard losses last week against Omak and Brewster.

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Oroville’s Speiker has undefeated cross country season

KETTLE FALLS – Sierra Speiker finished the cross country season undefeated by winning the middle schools girls’ race in the Can-Am meet in Kettle Falls on Saturday, Oct. 17 with a time of 11:01.

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Oroville’s girls’ soccer moves under the lights

OROVILLE – On Monday Oct. 12 the Oroville Lady Hornets soccer team hosted the Manson Lady Trojans and came away with a 4-3 victory.

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Hornet Nicky Perez goes around right end for 12 yards on Oroville's opening scoring drive against LaSalle Friday, Oct. 16. Photo by Joyce Hutchinson

Hornet win streak toppled by private school powerhouse

YAKIMA – The LaSalle Lightening, ranked second in the state, handed the Oroville Hornets their first loss last Friday after winning six straight, 48-7.

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Hornet Caleb Whiteaker goes for the tackle. He and Charlie Demartino teamed up on defense to keep Bridgeport contained all night by not letting them get outside, according to Coach Tam Hutchinson. Photo by Eric Teela

Hornets put six in a row in win column

OROVILLE – The Hornets won their sixth game in a row Friday when they beat the Bridgeport Mustangs 47-0 on Oroville’s Ben Prince Field.

The game started with Bridgeport’s kick going into the end zone, giving the Hornets a first and ten from their own 20-yard line. Five plays later from mid-field Nicky Perez went around right end for a 50-yard touchdown run. The point-after-touchdown snap was high and Preston Iverson picked up the ball, rolled left and passed to Jose Velasco for the two-point conversion.

With just under a minute and a half gone on the clock, Oroville was ahead 8-0.

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