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VIEW FROM THE SIDELINES: Okanogan Valley Martial Arts students place at state competition

Okanogan Valley Martial Arts students compete in Yakima

VIEW FROM THE SIDELINES: Girls named all-state

Shania Graham of Republic and Jill Townsend of Okanogan were announced as Players of the Year at the annual Washington State Girls Basketball Coaches Association’s all-state basketball games Saturday.

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Slip, sliding into spring

The Omak High School softball team shrugged off not being on dirt, except for two days, and knocked off Tonasket, 22-3, in a non-league game Thursday.


My NCAA basketball champion-ship bracket got filled out just as the first game tipped off Thursday.

VIEW FROM THE SIDELINES: Teams relay at Loup

The second Loup Loup Community Challenge Relay drew 19 teams of three people each to the ski hill Saturday.

VIEW FROM THE SIDELINES: Aguilar takes seventh

Alex Aguilar, an Omak High School graduate, finished seventh for North Idaho College at the NJCAA national wrestling tournament Feb. 24-25 in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Republic takes State B title over ACH, 51-29

SPOKANE - Republic completed the 1-2-3 in reverse at the state 1B girls basketball championship, easily dispatching Almira/Coulee-Hartline, 51-29, on Saturday at the Arena.

Okanogan and Granger face off for third place

YAKIMA — The Granger Spartans girls basketball team will face the Okanogan Bulldogs for third place in the 1A Hardwood Classic in the Yakima Valley SunDome tomorrow.

Republic to play ACH in State B final

REPUBLIC - Slight of hand works for magicians, and for Republic girls’ basketball coach Ted Torzewski in the state 1B semifinals Friday night.

Bulldogs move past Bellevue Christian, 58-33

YAKIMA — The Okanogan girls cruised into the state 1A semifinals after crushing a confident Bellevue Christian squad, 58-33, on Thursday in the Yakima SunDome.

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Republic girls reach state 1B semifinals

SPOKANE - The Republic girls raced out to a 40-plus lead early in the third quarter and rode a running clock the rest of the way in topping

Card players trump

Buck Workman and Valorie Murray had 1,500 trump in diamonds during pinochle Feb. 21 at the Eagles Club in Okanogan.

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Storms throw Central Washington 2B League tournament into tizzy.

A snow storm through the area for a couple days threw the Central Washington 2B League tournament into a tizzy.

Some after school activities, sports cancelled

Due to inclement weather, several school activities are being cancelled today.

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Pateros, Brewster fall out of state volleyball

Nannies go 1-2; Bears go 0-2 in SunDome