Releasing my inner sports geek, once and for all Two issues precipitated my whole thought of re-working how the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association administers high school sports leagues and post-season tournaments. The first was how the classification system works; the second is the execution of the various post-season tournaments and events. In other words, piecemeal [...]
Washington Interscholastic Activities Association
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 [...]
OROVILLE – Oroville girls beat Tonasket 46-10; Tiger boys return the favor over Hornets, 74-37. Stories in this week’s print edition.
Tonasket and Oroville’s boys and girls basketball teams traded blowout victories on Friday the 13th.
Girls Basketball Tonasket 56, Lake Roosevelt 51 – OT (NL) Republic 51, Oroville 36 (NL) Brewster 65, at Chelan 26 Okanogan 66, Almira-Coulee/Hartline 21 (NL) Cascade 61, Cle Elum 37 (NL) Cashmere 56, Eastmont 40 (NL) Quincy 39, at Wahluke 28 (NL) Pateros 54, Liberty Bell 24 (NL) Waterville 39, Bridgeport 32 (NL) Entiat 68, [...]
Caribou Trail League and Central Washington 2B League Class 2B State Football (round of 16, loser out) Reardan 41, Oroville 20 Colfax 22, White Swan 14 Class 1A State Football (round of 16, loser out) Okanogan 13, Connell 10 Cashmere 41, Meridian 22 (Cashmere and Okanogan play state quarterfinal Nov. 23 at Wenatchee Apple Bowl) [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Caribou Trail League and Central Washington 2B League Kettle Falls 33, Tonasket 27 (OT) – nonplayoff crossover 2B Playoff Watch White Swan 37, Liberty Bell 27 – White Swan clinches #1 seed to state playoff; Liberty Bell eliminated Manson 51, Kittitas 40 – Kittitas eliminated (With those scores, Oroville clinches league’s #2 seed to the [...]