Sports and Outdoors

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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Photo by John F. Cleveland, IITonasket High School senior Cierra Silverthorn moves closer to the basket during Tonasket’s District Playoff game against Chelan on Feb. 21. Silverthorn has signed on to play for Walla Walla Community College next year.

Pryor and Silverthorn to play basketball against each other in college

TONASKET – Dana Pryor and Cierra Silverthorn, both seniors at Tonasket High School, will be playing against each other in college next season.

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Photo by Emily HansonJolynn Sullivan, Melissa Martinez and Natasha Vargas were the only seniors on the Tonasket tennis team this year. Head coach Laura Temby spoke about each girl during the tennis banquet on Thursday, June 4, describing Vargas as the tea

Tonasket tennis players honored during team banquet

TONASKET – The tennis team was honored with varsity letters and awards during the team banquet on Thursday, June 4.

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Photo by Ian DunnJeff Mahlke batting for the Tigers against Cascade on Saturday, May 9. Tonasket lost their first game 10-9 and their second game 11-1.

Tonasket baseball season ends with double header loss to Cascade

LEAVENWORTH – The Tonasket baseball season ended with a double header loss to Cascade on Saturday, May 9.

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