Speiker defends state championship, takes third title in four years PASCO – Happy, but not quite satisfied, Sierra Speiker still has goals and aspirations to reach for, even after winning her third Class 1B/2B state title in four years. Speiker was heavily favored in the Saturday, Nov. 9, race at Pasco’s Sun Willows Golf Course [...]
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Cross Country Oroville’s Sierra Speiker wins second straight Class 1B/2B state title and third overall with a time of 18:20.41. Other area 1B/2B results: Liberty Bell boys 5th as a team (Daily and Klemmeck 6th and 7th); Republic 7th as a team (Forsman and Reiss 8th and 12th). Area 1A results – Girls – Cascade’s [...]
WHITE SWAN – Oroville’s volleyball team played one of its best matches of the season Thursday, Nov. 7, in White Swan, but it wasn’t enough. The bigger, stronger, more experienced Cougars swept Oroville 25-19, 25-22, 25-20, but the Hornets didn’t make it easy. The Hornets only led briefly early in the first two sets, but [...]
Injuries, turnovers endanger Hornets’ playoff hopes in homecoming loss
OROVILLE – All positions open at the top of Oroville city government have challengers this upcoming Tuesday, Nov. General Election. Chris Allen is challenging Chuck Spieth for the top spot at mayor, Russell Round challenges Jon Neal for Position 1 and Paul Bouchard challenges Tony Koepke for Position 2. The Gazette-Tribune asked the candidates to give us a little information about themselves, why they’re running and what issues are important to them.
OROVILLE – After last week’s gut-wrenching loss, the Oroville football team needed a “get well” game. The Hornets got just that on Friday, Oct. 5, steamrolling winless Manson for 32 first quarter points on the way to a 59-6 victory, Oroville’s first Central Washington League win of the year. Luke Kindred and Tanner Smith combined [...]
KITTITAS – If there is one area football team that must know how the Houston Texans feel today, it’s probably the Oroville Hornets. Like the Texans against the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, the Hornets dominated the Coyotes every which way on Friday, Sept. 27. But somehow it was Kittitas, much like the Seahawks, celebrating a [...]
OROVILLE – While they may never have been accused of it, at least to their faces, the Oroville City Council “literally” conducted business in the dark when the power went out about halfway through their meeting Tuesday, Sept. 17.
OROVILLE – Oroville proved in its first game of the season it could win a defensive struggle. The Hornets showed in Game 2 that they were also up for an offensive shootout. Despite allowing Mary Walker of Springdale nearly 450 yards off offense, the Hornets broke away from an early 14-14 tie to defeat the Chargers [...]
BREWSTER – Despite some of the fits and starts that often characterize season-opening games, Oroville’s football team ended three years of frustration with an 18-7 victory at Brewster on Friday, Sept 6. The Hornets withstood a disastrous first five minutes that included a botched punt attempt and a pass interference penalty that combined to set [...]