OROVILLE – In a season of learning for the Oroville boys basketball team, progress won’t always be measured in terms of wins. Happily for the Hornets, an effective fast break offense and improved shooting brought home a tangible sign of their progress to the tune of an 80-39 victory over Columbia (Hunters) on Saturday, Dec. [...]
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OROVILLE – The snow was whipping around Coulton Auditorium on Saturday night, but that didn’t compare to the freeze the Oroville girls basketball team inflicted on the Columbia Lions inside. Oroville held Columbia (Hunters) without a point for the first 12 minutes of the game while starting on an 18-0 run and cruised to a [...]
OKANOGAN – Oroville’s wrestling team won six of 10 matches in a mix-and-match at Okanogan with Chelan on Tuesday, Dec. 11. Winners for the Hornets included Eddie Ocampo (pin), Ronel Kee (won two matches with a pin and an overtime takedown), Michael Ripley (pin), Blake Rise (pin), and Taylor Robertson (pin). The Hornets host Davenport, [...]
OROVILLE – Oroville staged a huge fourth quarter comeback, outscoring Omak 20-7 over the final eight minutes, but fell three points short in a 46-43 non-league girls basketball loss to the Pioneers on Dec. 11. The Hornets scored just two points in the second quarter in falling behind 25-13 at the half. Briana Moralez scored [...]
OROVILLE – Gil Ildelfonso scored a career-high 15 points, but it wasn’t enough for the Oroville boys basketball team as the Hornets fell to Omak on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 56-42. Omak led 30-20 at halftime, but the Pioneers pulled further ahead in the third quarter as Marvin Frank scored 11 of his game-high 24 points. [...]
Tonasket’s boys basketball team used a huge third quarter run to pull away from stubborn Oroville in the rivals’ only meeting of the season on Friday, Dec. 4.
Oroville’s girls basketball team edged Tonasket 35-33 in a white-knuckler on Friday, Dec. 7.
OROVILLE – It’s no surprise that a young team facing a superior opponent might struggle, and that was certainly the case for the Oroville boys as they fell hard to Chelan in a non-league basketball contest on Saturday, Dec. 8, 74-22. Hornets coach Allen Allie said that while he’s seeing plenty of improvement with his [...]
OROVILLE – Despite absorbing a 33-point loss, Oroville girls basketball coach Mike Bourn was happier with his team’s performance Saturday, Dec. 8, than he was with the previous night’s two-point win over Tonasket. “That’s a very, very good Chelan team,” he said. “Courtney Dietrich is 6-1 and they had a couple of other tall players, [...]
Foul trouble and one bad quarter costly for Hornets at Republic on Dec. 4.