Sports and Outdoors

Photo by Terry MillsThe 2009 Tonasket Tigers football team is, in no order: Andrew Grillo, Damon Sprague, Lucio Maldonado, Blake Long, Felipe Gaytan, Wade Detillian, Shalen Williams, Tom Peery, Chas Jones, Terrell Cross, Brandon Hudson, Riley Buzzard, Zac

Experience and leadership will be keys to Tigers’ football success this sea

TONASKET – A more experienced team with more leaders this season will be the keys to the Tigers’ football success this season.

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Photo by Emily HansonJace Berg from Colville riding Frostbite in the Open Bull Riding Event at the Tonasket Rodeo Grounds on Friday, Aug. 28. Berg took first place in the event with 144 points on two bulls. He was the only rider to ride both his bulls, ri

First annual Bulls and Barrels Event a success at the Tonasket Rodeo Ground

TONASKET – The Bulls and Barrels Event at the Tonasket Rodeo Grounds was a success last week, with 16 bull riders coming out with 48 barrel riders.

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The Scent of 12 team of Tonasket women at the Second Annual Spokane to Sandpoint Relay finish line. The team came in second place with a time of 28 hours and 27 minutes and was composed of 12 women with connections to Tonasket and one driver: Bobbi Catone

Tonasket women make a splash at the ‘Funnest Relay in the West’

SPOKANE – A team of 12 women, all connected to Tonasket in some way, either personally or through a relative, participated in the Second Annual Spokane to Sandpoint Relay, touted as “The Funnest Race in the West” from Aug. 14-15.

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Photo by Emily HansonMichael Scott, 18, riding his board through the bowl in the B3 Skate Park in Tonasket on Friday, July 10.

Skate Park finished; Tonasket skaters see room for improvement

TONASKET – Local skaters in the Tonasket area said they like the new skate park, but see areas for improvement.

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Photo by Emily HansonThe Tonasket Men’s Soccer team for the 2009 Summer season. The team consists of, in alphabetical order: Rafael Aldaco, Santos Alvarez, Rigoberto Bravo, Bruno, Pedro Cocino, Tony Flores, Francisco Guzman, Erick Martinez, Angel Morale

Tonasket men’s soccer team seventh in league

TONASKET – The Tonasket men’s soccer team is seventh in their league after a 2-2 tie game against Okanogan on Saturday, July 11.

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Hawkins Gebbers, of Brewster, was recently drafted by the Seattle Mariners during the 33rd round of the draft. Photo by John F. Cleveland, II

Hawkins Gebbers is drafted by Seattle Mariners

Hawkins Gebbers, Brewster High School graduate, was drafted in the thirty-third round of the Major League Baseball Professional Draft last Thursday morning by the Seattle Mariners.

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Seven-year-old Nick Taylor from Puyallup, Wash. tries his hand at calf riding. Taylor hung on while his calf shot like a rocket from the shoot. Taylor got a dollar for his ride. He was one of several youngsters who rode a calf last Saturday during the Che

Colt Kartchner is Chesaw Senior All Around Cowboy

CHESAW – Colt Kartchner of Danville, Wash., was this year’s Senior All Around Cowboy at the annual Chesaw Fourth of July Rodeo. Local, Dustin Nigg, took home the All Around honors in the Junior division.

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Photo by Emily HansonA group of children participating in the Sons of the American Legion’s annual kids’ fishing derby. Shown from left to right are: Jamie Wilson, 7, Kali Long, 8, Cassidy Caddy, 7, Andrew Ramsey, 9, Jake Wilson, 9, Andrik Fry, 10, Al

Annual Sons of the American Legion kids’ fishing derby quite a catch

AENEAS VALLEY – There was quite a lot of catching going on at Round Lake on Saturday, June 20; catching of fish that is.

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Photo by Emily HansonTim Cork, the head softball coach for Tonasket High School, teaches one the girls on the last day of the sports camp how to hit a softball off the tee properly.

Second year of Tonasket High School sports camp successful

TONASKET – The second year of the Tonasket High School sports camp was successful last week, with the number of participating increasing.

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Photo by Emily HansonSenior Veronica Puente and junior Corey McCrarey were awarded with plaques as the Track and Field captions during the banquet on Monday, June 8.

Track and field athletes recognized with Caribou Trail League awards

TONASKET – Several athletes on the Tonasket High School track and field team were honored with Caribou Trail League All-Team awards during the banquet on Monday, June 8.

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