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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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Oroville's Rebekkah McCoy, a junior, goes up for a block against Bridgeport in a match Tuesday, Oct. 6 on the Mustang's home court. Although the Lady Hornets lost, their coach described tit as one of the best games played all season. Photo by John Clevela

Hornet Volleyball travels to Kittitas for exciting match

KITTITAS – The Lady Hornets hit the road for a close match against the Lady Coyotes of Kittitas n Saturday, Oct. 10.

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Oroville’s Speiker sets record at Lake Roosevelt Invite

COULEE DAM – The Hornet Cross Country team competed in the Lake Roosevelt Invitational Cross Country meet on Saturday, Oct. 10 and Sierra Speiker set a new course record.

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Tonasket freshman Devan Utt jumps up to hit the ball over the net during Tonasket’s home game against Cascade on Tuesday, Oct. 6. Tonasket lost in three sets of 25-17, 25-13 and 25-17. Also shown is junior Jessica Rhoads.Photo by Emily Hanson

Tiger volleyball still searching for first league win

BREWSTER – The Tonasket volleyball team lost two more games last week, making their league record 0-9 with only a few weeks left in the season.

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