Sports and Outdoors

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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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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