DEER PARK — Both Omak and Okanogan high schools’ wrestling teams had a day at Deer Park for the 1A regional wrestling tournament on Feb. 15, with both teams sending several athletes to state.
BRIDGEPORT — As the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association wraps up its school reclassifications for the next four years, it gave the Bridgeport School District a unique solution to fit its unique situation.
EAST WENATCHEE — In the final game of the Caribou Trail League girls’ basketball tournament, the Okanogan Bulldogs secured a solid 38-29 win over Chelan on Saturday, Feb. 15, at Eastmont High School.
EAST WENATCHEE — The Omak boys’ basketball team traveled to meet Chelan on Feb. 15 at Eastmont High School in the Caribou Trail League tournament, where they competed for third and fourth place.
CONCONULLY - Toilet paper and bad wigs billowed in the breeze as contestants lined up in hopes of being crowned the winners of their respective Jan. 18 at the 39th annual Conconully Outhouse Races.
OKANOGAN – It all came down to numbers as the Washington Interscholastic Athletics Association released the new classification guidelines for Washington state high school sports last week.
OMAK – On Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend, the Caribou Trail Junior Rodeo Association put on an AAU basketball tournament that brought in more than 50 teams from all over the state.
BLEWETT PASS – Ranger-led snowshoe walks are planned at the Swauk Campground and Wenatchee Ridge areas of Blewett Pass from late January to late March.
TONASKET – The day was threatening, with sloppy roads and low fog making shooting light iffy, but in spite of those obstacles 16 people showed up for the January Long Range Silhouette Match at the Tonasket Gun Club.
NESPELEM - A million-dollar project that will improve habitat and stream flow for rainbow trout in the Sanpoil River sub-basin is scheduled to be completed by the end of January.
ROYAL CITY - Tonasket, with three champions, three runners-up and lots of depth, captured the 17-team Royal City Christmas Invitational Tournament wrestling championship Dec. 28.
SPOKANE - The state Department of Fish and Wildlife plans to capture mule deer from helicopters in three study areas along the east slope of the Cascades in Okanogan, Chelan and Kittitas counties.
Darian Range, a senior wrestler at Oroville High School, was named the 2B boys’ WIAA/Wendy's Athlete of the Week winner for Week 15 – Dec. 8-14.
Jill Townsend of Okanogan, who plays on The Associated Press No. 17-ranked Gonzaga women’s basketball team, was named West Coast Conference player of the week Dec. 9.
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