Sports and Outdoors

Jessica Spear of Tonasket running for the cross country team in the Omak meet Friday, Sept. 18. Spear finished in first place for the girls team with a time of 22:19.

Tiger girl runner finishes first place at Omak meet

OMAK – In their second meet of the year, a Tonasket cross country runner took first place for the girls while a Tonasket boy took second place.

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Tonasket junior running back Keegan McCormick rushing past Chelan defenders as his fellow tigers block for him. Also shown are offensive linemen senior Lucio Maldonado, #53 and junior Zach Neal, #70.

Tiger Football dominate first half, Chelan ralies for win

CHELAN – For the first half of Tonasket’s football game against Chelan, it seemed the Tigers were in for a victory on the road, but mistakes in the third quarter and a hard-hitting Chelan team led to a Chelan 16-14 victory instead.

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Freshman Devan Utt sends the ball back over the net during Tonasket’s game against Brewster on Tuesday, Sept. 15. The Varsity squad lost to Brewster in three matches of 25-13, 25-9 and 25-21. Photo by Terry Mills

Tonasket drops volleyball against Brewster, Lake Roosevelt

COULEE DAM – The Tigers volleyball finished their week off with a loss to Lake Roosevelt on the road on Thursday, Sept. 17.

The away loss came two days after the Tigers lost to Brewster at home on Tuesday, Sept. 15.

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Tigers volleyball lost first two games

LEAVENWORTH – The Tonasket volleyball team finished their first week of play with a loss to Cascade last week after losing to Oroville earlier in the week.

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Tonasket’s Michelle Timmerman (middle) pulls back to kick the ball between Oroville’s Naomi Peters (21) and Catie Arrigoni during the Tigers’ home game against the Hornets on Tuesday, Sept. 8. The game ended in a 4-4 tie.Photo by Terry Mills

Tonasket girls’ soccer begins season with tie to Oroville and win over Brid

BRIDGEPORT – The Tonasket girls’ soccer team ended their first week of play with a win against Bridgeport.

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Jessica Spear of Tonasket beginning her second lap on the Tonasket course during the cross country meet on Saturday, Sept. 12. Spear finished in fourth place with a time of 20:53.Photo by Emily Hanson

Tigers girls’ cross country finishes Tonasket Invite in second place, boys’

TONASKET – The Tigers girls’ cross country team finished the Tonasket Invite in second place with 65 points, behind only Chelan with 21 points, while the boys’ team finished in third place with 64 points behind Chelan with 44 points and Republic with 31 points.

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Junior running back Keegan McCormick (6) makes his way past Bow Valley defensive linemen as the Tigers block for him during Tonasket’s 48-34 victory over the Canadian team. Also shown is junior defensive lineman Stephen Hulse (63).Photo by Emily Hanson

Tigers pounce on victory against Canada’s Bow Valley High School, 48-34

TONASKET – In their first game of the season, the Tonasket Tigers came out with a victory against Bow Valley High School, winning 48-34.

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Photo by Terry MillsThe Tonasket varsity volleyball team is getting ready to have fun this year. The 2009 team, in the back row from left to right are: Jayden Hawkins, Jessica Rhoads, Brook Ray, Taylor Ayers, Coach Nellie Kirk, Falisha Laurie, April Webbe

Tonasket volleyball will do the best they can this season

TONASKET – With only two returning varsity seniors and a team of inexperienced varsity players, the Tonasket volleyball team will do the best they can this season, says head coach Nellie Kirk.

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Photo by Terry MillsKicking the ball this season with a new head coach, the 2009 Tonasket girls’ soccer team is, in the back row, left to right: Kelly Cruz, Alicia Edwards, Shelby Olma, Stefanie Bruner, Angela Vaughn, Ashley Booker, Alyssa Holbert and M

Laid back coaching style from new girls’ soccer head coach

TONASKET – The Tonasket girls’ soccer team is learning to work with the laid back style of their new head coach, Darren Collins.

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Photo by Terry MillsRunning across the country trails together, the Tonasket cross country team is, in no order: Corey McCrarey, Spencer Podkranic, Barry Pentz, Peter Williams, Kellen Sauer, Matthew Gschiel, Damon Halvorsen, Jake Hickman, Adam Howerton, A

Tonasket cross country has middle school runners for first time in years

TONASKET – For the first time in years, Tonasket will have middle school runners on the cross country team with the high school.

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