Oroville High School

Big run to end game grounds Hornets

OROVILLE – Oroville’s boys basketball team showed flashes of the team coach Jay Thacker wants it to be, but Pateros’ full court pressure in the fourth quarter spurred a game-finishing 18-0 run by the Billygoats as Pateros came back for a 58-47 victory on Jan. 7.

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Pateros girls hold off Hornets

PATEROS – Down by eight with five minutes left in a defensive battle, Oroville’s girls cut Pateros’ lead to one point with six seconds left before falling 29-27 on Jan. 7 in their final non-conference game of the season.

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Half-baked: Remaking WIAA Sports (Part 1)

A couple of years ago, the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association made some noise about reconfiguring its classification system. Everything was supposedly on the table, including the potential scrapping of existing districts, setting up a seeded football playoff system, and/or changing the way students were counted when calculating school enrollment. There were a few tweaks that [...]

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Oroville girls end ’13 with win

KETTLE FALLS – Oroville’s girls basketball team hit 21-of-34 from the free throw line to a key a 53-44 win at Kettle Falls on Dec. 28.

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Hornets sting Hunters

HUNTERS – Oroville’s boys basketball team outscored Columbia (Hunters) in every quarter on the way to a 60-28 victory on Dec. 21. Bryce Glover tallied season-high 17 points and Joseph Sarmiento added 16.  

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Oroville wrestlers at Okanogan Invite

Oroville at Okanogan Invitational Jordan Smith (120) – 3rd place Diego Santana (132) – 1 pin Eddie Ocampo (170) – 4th place Taylor Robinson (182) – 1st place, 3 pins Lukas Mieirs (195) – 3rd place

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Oroville girls trounce Columbia

HUNTERS -Oroville outscored Columbia (Hunters) 65-45 behind 23 points from Lily Hilderbrand and a career-high 18 from Brittany Jewett.

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Omak girls down Hornets

OMAK – A third quarter offensive dry spell cost the Oroville girls basketball team in 39-32 loss at Omak on Tuesday.

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Hornets’ comeback stymied

OMAK – Oroville’s boys basketball team stormed back from a 17 point third quarter deficit to tie the game on Lane Tietje’s layup with six seconds left, but Omak’s Chance Williams hit a free throw with no time on the clock to rescue the Pioneers.

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Oroville wrestles at LR mixer

COULEE DAM – Oroville’s wrestling team only had one night of action last week as the Hornets traveled to Coulee Dam for a mix-and-match night at Lake Roosevelt. Going 2-0 on the night were Jordan Smith (120 pounds, 2 pins); Charles Arrigoni (170, 2 pins); Ruben Renfro (170, 2 pins); Taylor Robinson (182, 2 pins) [...]

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