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Al Camp

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Okanogan baseball takes advantage of miscues

Tonasket chews up Oroville, 37-1

VIEW FROM THE SIDELINES: Smile, live longer

Grinning makes you feel better

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Cashmere softball gets past Omak

Tonasket stops Soap Lake, twice

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Tonasket blanks Cashmere, 6-0, in non-league soccer

Omak, Okanogan win shootouts

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Cascade golfers top Omak, Chelan

Norwill finishes at 93

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Okanogan baseball grabs hold of second

Brewster, Lake Roosevelt split twin bill

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Cashmere tennis eases past Omak

Oroville takes on Okanogan, Entiat

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Roger Sylvanus Memorial competed Saturday

Rifle match results

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Junior rodeo season begins

Tonasket up next this weekend; Nespelem follows April 29-30

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Nilles set school record in shot put

Nilles heaves shot 55 feet, 9 inches at Cashmere meet

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Pateros baseball fights through shower for walk-off win

Brewster hands Soap Lake first baseball losses

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Little wrestlers grapple in Spokane

Omak returns with 14 medals

VIEW FROM THE SIDELINES: Rules could change

Several proposals that could add a few games for baseball, softball and basketball teams are being considered by the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association’s Representative Assembly.

VIEW FROM THE SIDELINES: Patrick to play for CCS

Okanogan High School senior Megan Patrick signed a letter of intent to compete in tennis starting in the fall at Spokane Community College.

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Okanogan edges Cashmere in girls’ track

Okanogan edged the Cashmere girls, 117-115, for the team title at the Cashmere Invitational on Thursday.

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Water limits golfers to six holes

Omak’s Wyatt Utt was medalist in a three-team match Thursday at the Okanogan Valley Golf Club.

Utt leads Omak golfers at Jack Barnes Invite

Wyatt Utt finished with a 79 to lead the Omak golf team at the Jack Barnes Invitational on Saturday at Three Lakes Golf Course.

Entries being taken for Nespelem Junior Rodeo

Entries are being accepted until April 24 for the Nespelem Junior Rodeo, set for April 29-30 at the rodeo grounds on Columbia River Road west of the Colville Indian Agency.


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.

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Games must go on

Teams shrug off rain downpours

Okanogan edged Oroville, 2-1, a shootout during a non-league soccer match Tuesday.

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VIEW FROM THE SIDELINES: Thursday additions

Randalle takes first in pinewood derby championship

VIEW FROM THE SIDELINES: Wednesday additions

Collection of possible entries for newspaper column

Omak tennis tames Lions

OMAK – The Omak High School tennis teams swept Liberty Bell in non-league play Saturday.

Brewster soccer shuts out Okanogan, 4-0

BREWSTER – Brewster blanked Okanogan, 4-0, in a non-league soccer match Saturday.

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Fast, chilly track meet

What was scheduled as a track meet jamboree with a few teams ended up with extra teams Thursday.

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Baseball incurs blowouts in spring games

Brewster High School baseball fans got to see a lot of hitting in a double header with Oroville on Saturday.

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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.

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UPDATE: Two dead in semi-pickup accident

Washington State Patrol troopers and the Okanogan Fire Department investigate a crash on Highway 97 around 2 p.m. March 16 in which a pickup truck and tractor-trailer collided at the intersection with Cameron Lake Road.

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.

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.

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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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Week 8: Friday night football scores

Tonasket hangs on for 20-16 win over Oroville; Okanogan falls at Cascade, Omak blasts Highland

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Erickson claims all-around title at Omak Stampede rodeo

Eagle Boy captures overall championship in World-Famous Suicide Race

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Woosta slides into contention for Suicide Race title

Bulls shutout riders on Saturday night at the Omak Stampede rodeo

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Rodeo: Bull riders win Friday night

Suicide Race: Top 3 repeat

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Spring Plantin reaps top bronc ride at Stampede

Eagle Boy claims Thursday's Suicide Race

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PHOTOS: Field set for World-Famous Suicide Race

Runoff races Sunday trim race to 20 fast horses

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Engle takes state 2B javelin crown

Crown nabbed in dramatic final throw at state 2B at EWU

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Middle school track athletes ranked in state's Top 10

Okanogan girls' relay is ranked No. 1 amongst all of the state's middle schools

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Omak powerlifters win state titles

Three state records set

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Brewster sweeps to district finals

Brewster swept through two baseball games and reached the District 5/6 championship Saturday at Paul Lauzier Athletic Complex in Moses Lake.

Omak’s hold on first weakens

Cashmere crept closer to Omak in the Caribou Trail League fastpitch standings with a 4-3 victory Saturday in Cashmere.

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Records fall at Ritzville

RITZVILLE — For the second time this season, Okanogan claimed both the girls and boys’ track titles in the same meet, this time at the Undeberg Invitational on Saturday, hosted by Lind-Ritzville High School.

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Okanogan track teams finish second at Quincy

Liberty Bell hosts meet; Republic competes at Freeman