Sports and Outdoors

Josh Lofthus, Lee Leavell and Justin Dellinger watch as teammate Keegan McCormick wrestles Raleigh Beckstrom, a senior from Reardon High School, at the Royal Tournament on Tuesday, Dec. 29 in the 171 pound weight class. McCormick won the match despite Bec

Tiger wrestlers take sixth at Royal Tournament

ROYAL CITY – The Tonasket wrestling team placed sixth out of 18 teams at the annual Royal Wrestling Tournament on Tuesday, Dec. 29.

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Blaine Wagner, a senior on the Oroville Hornets, scored 12 points against the Soap Lake Eagles last Saturday. He led the Hornets in rebounds with 11 for the night.

Hornet boys win season opener against Soap Lake

OROVILLE – The Oroville Hornets hosted the Soap Lake Eagles in their season opener, defeating the visitors 52 to 47.

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Oroville wrestlers take second at Springdale

SPRINGDALE – The Oroville Hornet Wrestling team gets a little closer to a team championship each time they wrestle, coming in second at Springdale.

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Lady Hornets win first league game of the season

OROVILLE – The Oroville Hornets hosted their first league game of the season on Saturday, Jan. 2 against Soap Lake and won by a wide margin, 62 to 16.

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Tonasket senior Terrell Cross jumps up to stop Chelan freshman Michael Amsel, Jr. (20) from scoring during Tonasket’s home loss to Chelan on Tuesday, Dec. 15. Also shown is junior Corbin Moser (32). Photo by Terry Mills

Tigers looking for a way to stop losing streak

TONASKET – With losses in their first two league games of the season, the Tiger losing streak has increased to 19 and their head coach said they need to find a way to stop it.

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Tonasket sophomore Amber Kilpatrick tries to get around Brewster junior Corina Gebbers during the Tigers’ home loss to Brewster on Friday, Dec. 18. Photo by Emily Hanson

Lady Tigers winless but improving

TONASKET – Despite losing their first two league games, the Tonasket girls’ basketball team is showing improvement, their head coach says.

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Tigers wrestle to 36th place tie at Tri-State

COUER dALENE – The Tonasket Tigers wrestled their way to a tie for 36th place among 55 schools at the Tri-State tournament on Friday, Dec. 18 and Saturday, Dec. 19.

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Tonasket junior Zach Neal shoots the ball over Oroville senior Brandon Funston during Tonasket’s home victory over Oroville on Tuesday, Dec. 8. Photo by Terry Mills

Tonasket boys’ basketball wins first game over Oroville in four years

TONASKET – For the first time in four years, the Tonasket boys’ basketball team beat Oroville on Wednesday, Dec. 8 56-55.

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Oroville senior Kayla McKinney making a shot over Tonasket junior Jerian Ashley during Oroville’s away game at THS on Tuesday, Dec. 8. Also shown is Tonasket junior Shelby Olma (20). Photo by Terry Mills

Lady Hornets beat Tigers 33-22

TONASKET – For the first time in years, the Oroville girls’ basketball team beat the Tonasket Tigers on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 33-22.

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The 2009/2010 Oroville Hornet Wrestling team is (front, L-R) Mike Lynch, Eric Ruiz, Caleb Whiteaker, (middle row) Enrique Martinez, Davis Castillo, Alex Kelly, Brody Naysnerski, Ivan Rodriquez, Alex Alvarez, Gil Ildelfonso, Leo Pelgado, (back row) Coach C

Last year’s district champs hope to improve on wrestling record

OROVILLE – Undefeated in their league and district champions last year, the Oroville Hornets will apply the Granby System of Wrestling to try and go even further this year.

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