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VIEW FROM THE SIDELINES: Start them young

The maxim that starting your children early in sports will lead to success in high school and beyond was on full display last weekend in Spokane.

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.

VIEW FROM THE SIDELINES: NCAA picks made

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.

Card players trump

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

Going home to visit parents

Great time to visit family on Father’s Day this Sunday

June is one marvelous month.

Oroville offers camp

Lahontan fishing is heating up

State Hall of Fame basketball coach Jim Thacker will be part of the staff coaching at an Oroville Summer Basketball Camp on June 16-20.

Years of practice produce top marks

Area athletes spend years of sweating through practices to reach state competitions. But there is a lot of unseen effort by athletes, coaches and parents to get them onto the awards podium.

Free fishing arrives

Boy Scouts fix up Camp Bonaparte

This weekend will be a Free Fishing Weekend, thanks to the state Department of Fish and Wildlife. Licenses will not be required for those two days to fish or gather shellfish in any waters open for fishing in the state.

Region loves track

Kraske sets 400 hurdle records

Our region produces some great tracksters, especially this year, with school and university records toppling all over the place.

Wildlife area to be feted

Sinlahekin to celebrate 75th

The 75th anniversary of the state’s first wildlife area will be celebrated June 7 at the Sinlahekin Wildlife Area.

Giant trees inspire

Nash-Mendez runs to record time

The giant old growth redwood forests of northern California were under siege. Rain pelted the giant trees, which let little precipitation hit the ground hundreds of feet below, where waves of runners competed in The Avenue of the Giants Marathon last Sunday.

Kokes still here

Fishing is good in Conconully

Kokanee were caught in the two bodies of water next to Conconully opening day. The Chronicle posted online statistics from the state, which included a note about no kokanee checked at the Conconullies.

Replay, good or bad

Does reviewing plays hurt sports?

Would the world be better with or without instant replay?

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