Sports and Outdoors

Willie Ives, Omak, Jeremy Ives’ cousin, riding in the Jeremy Ives Open Bull Riding Memorial on Saturday, June 5. Photo by Terry Mills

Over $14,000 paid out at 6th Annual Jeremy Ives Open Bull Riding Memorial

TONASKET – Over $14,000 was paid out among the top 10 riders at the 6th Annual Jeremy Ives Open Bull Riding Memorial, held at the Tonasket Rodeo Grounds on Friday, June 4 and Saturday, June 5 in conjunction with the 75th Tonasket Founders Day Weekend.

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Tonasket junior Brett Hendrick prepares to hit the ball back to his opponent during the State Tennis Tournament in Yakima on Friday, May 28. Hendrick won his first match against Sully Blake of St. George’s 6-0, 6-0, lost his second match against Daniel

Brett Hendrick finished sixth at state tennis

YAKIMA – For the second consecutive year, Tonasket tennis player Brett Hendrick placed sixth at the Washington Interscholastic Athletic Association’s 1B/2B/1A State Tennis Tournament at the Yakima Tennis Center, held on Friday, May 28 and Saturday, May 29.

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Tonasket sophomore Damon Halvorsen running in the 3200 meter race on Saturday, May 29 at the State Track meet in Cheney. Halvorsen finished the race in 11th place with a time of 10:27, a personal record and only six seconds behind the seventh place runner

Tigers set personal records at state meet

CHENEY – Three Tonasket track runners competed in the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association’s 1A State Track Meet at Eastern Washington University last weekend with one of them setting personal records in two events.

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The 2010 boys’ soccer team at their banquet on Monday, May 24, where several team members were presented with Caribou Trail All-League awards and many of them also received varsity letters. Photo by Emily Hanson

Awards presented at Tiger soccer banquet

TONASKET – Several Tonasket boys’ soccer players were presented with Caribou Trail All-League Awards and varsity letters during the team’s banquet on Monday, May 24.

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Oroville girls win District Track & Field Championship

KITTITAS – On Friday May 21, the Oroville Track Team traveled to Kittitas for the District Meet and the Lady Hornets returned with the championship.

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Lady Hornet Chandra Hutsell stretches to make the forced out at first base a close call going against the Liberty Bell runner. Photo by Gary DeVon

Oroville Fastpitch heading to State

OROVILLE – After defeating the number three ranked Liberty Bell Lady Lions at home at districts, the Hornets assured themselves a place in the upcoming State Fastpitch Tournament – it was just unforeseen if they would go in as the number one or number two seed.

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Tonasket senior Karl Bharucha (left) stays ready for his Okanogan opponents to send the ball back his way after his teammate, senior Damon Sprague, sent it flying over the net. Bharucha and Sprague won the match 6-1, 6-3 but lost in the finals match to th

Tigers boys’ tennis ties Omak for district title

OMAK – At the conclusion of the district finals tennis tournament in Omak on Saturday, May 22, the Tonasket boys’ tennis team tied the Omak boys’ team for the district title while two Tigers also qualified for the state meet in Yakima this weekend.

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Tonasket sophomore Kyndra Dellinger (left) and junior Jessica Spear running together in the 1600 meter race at the District Six 1A Championship on Friday, May 21. Spear finished in second place at 5:46.85, qualifying her for a trip to the state meet, whil

Three Tigers headed to state track meet

CASHMERE – Three Tonasket track athletes qualified to compete at the state track meet at the District Six 1A Championship on Friday, May 21 in Cashmere.

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A Tonasket U15 soccer player on the Spectacle Lake Resort team kicks the ball down the field as an opponent from the Oroville Discount Fireworks team pursues him during the Youth Soccer Tournament on Saturday, May 22. The Spectacle Lake Resort team won th

Youth soccer season ended at tournament

TONASKET – The Youth Soccer Association’s season ended at an all-day tournament in Chief Tonasket Park on Saturday, May 22 with 48 teams participating from Oroville, Tonasket, Omak/Okanogan and Methow.

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Mo Brown, competing in the 11 to 17 year old age group, rides the rail as the crowd watches at the First Annual T-Town SK8 Throwdown on Saturday, May 22. Brown finished in seventh place in his age group. Photo by Emily Hanson

T-Town SK8 Throwdown successful

TONASKET – The First Annual T-Town SK8 Throwdown was a huge success, exceeding all expectations of event organizers and sponsors and raising over $450 for the B3 Skatepark, as of press time.

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