Archive - 2011 - Sports Article
It has been decades since Colville High alumni (and a few friends) strapped on the helmets and laced on the pads for a little high school football dĂ©jĂ vu. But with the encouragement of CHS grad Cole Weatherman and support from the Colville School District administration, a Colville vs. Chewelah alumni football game was resurrectedâand playedâlast Friday night at CHS. No, it almost didnât happen. There was a point last week when Weatherman thought the game was going to have to be cancelled.
Colville High School graduate and former Indiansâ softball standout Jennica Ebel recently completed her softball career at Spokane Falls Community College.
Ebel, the daughter of Jim and Nancy Ebel of Colville, helped lead SFCC to a fifth place finish in the 16-team NWAACC Tournament and fourth during the regular season.
According to Jim Ebel, an assistant coach for the CHS softball team, the Sasquatch had to overcome a âvariety of obstacles this season,â starting with the unexpected transfer of their top pitcher.
It only got worse.
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The Kettle Falls Municipal Swimming Pool will open for the season on June 15 at 1 p.m. Operating hours will be Monday through Friday from 1 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.; Saturday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., and closed on Sunday. Swim lesson sign-up will be Monday, June 13 from 7:30 a.m. to noon; Tuesday, June 14 from 8 a.m. to noon, and from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the pool. Lap swims are scheduled on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Water aerobicsâ classes will be conducted on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 5:45 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Kettle Falls High, making its first State softball tournament appearance since 2007, finÂŹished with a 1-2 record at last Friday and Saturdayâs Class 2B Tournament at Gateway Sports Complex in Yakima.
The Lady Bulldogs (20-4) outscored LaConner 13-10 in their Friday morning opener before falling 10-0 (five innings) to Mossyrock on Friday eveÂŹning.
In a loser-out game Saturday morning, Kettle Falls dropped a tough 7-6 decision to Toutle Lake.
For the first time in the history of the program, Colville will send two doubles teams to a state tournament.
The Indians, who won the Northeast A League and District 7 1A championship earlier this spring, got both of their doubles teams to Friday and Saturdayâs State 1A Tournament in Yakima.
Erin Little and Liselotte Doggen, Colvilleâs top singles players during the regular season before pairing up to play doubles in the post-season, advance out of the 1A regional as the no. 2 seeded team.
Led by the Luu sistersâTasha and MaliaâColville qualified a strong contingent of athletes to Friday and Saturdayâs WIAA/ Dairy Farmers of Washington/Les Schwab Tires State 1A Track & Field Championships at Eastern Washington Universityâs Roos Field.
Head coach Ty Brown and his staff will take seven girls to a meet they have the opportunity to score significantly in.