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July 18th, 2012
The 22nd running of the Tiger Triathlon will be held Saturday morning. The race will start promptly at 8 a.m. with a swim around Gillette Lake on the Little Pend Oreille Lakesâ€™ chain. Swimmers will bike down Highway 20 to Colville High School, where they will transition to the third and final incrementâ€”a run around Rotary Trail. Following the finish of the race, awards will be handed out at CHS. Packet pick-up and the traditional pre-race meal will be held at CHS on Friday evening (6 to 8 p.m.). The meal is annually sponsored by Super 1 Foods.
Four teams will
advance to State
The Panorama Twins Legion Baseball club (14-2) will open post-season play in the AA American Legion Baseball playoffs on Wednesday at A.K. Jackson Field (Shadle Park High School) in Spokane against Mead.
The loser-out game starts at 4 p.m.
The Twins, comprised of current Colville High School baseball players, are the Federal division champions of the Spokane-based AA Legion circuit. Mead, on a nine-game winning streak, comes in as fourth seed from the National division.
Cox buys mustang
Gerry Cox, owner of the Mountain House Stables Arena in Arden, recently competed against 45 other horsemen from the western states of Washington, Idaho, Oregon, California, Montana and NeÂvada in the Extreme Mustang Makeover horse trainerâ€™s chalÂlenge.
Each contestant picked up a randomly selected wild horse from the Bureau of Land ManÂagement wild horse corrals in Burns, Oregon on March 30. Each horseman had 90 days to gentle and train their horse, then return on June 30 to show how much they had acÂcomplished with their selected mount.
Tournament and memorial fund benefits youth
One of the most popular one-day tournaments in Northeast Washington will tee it up on Saturday, July 21 when the Opie-Coxie Open Scramble golf tournament is held at Dominion Meadows Golf Course.
The format is four or five person teams. Entry fee is $45 per player (if paid by July 18). The entry is $50 if paid on or after July 19. The entry includes green fees and dinner.
Non-participants can buy dinner for $10.
The tournament will start at 10 a.m. Check-in at 9 a.m.
A record 47
Colville High School senior to be Jammie Madonnaâ€™s Summer Skills Camp attracted 47 campers last week. Girls ages 6-13 from Colville, Kettle Falls, Chewelah, Inchelium and even Tacoma participated in the comprehensive softball skills camp last week.
Madonna, one of the top catchers returning to the high school ranks in Washington next season, put on the camp as her required CHS Senior Project.
Madonna said she was very pleased with the turnout and with all the help she got running the camp.
Kashmir Howes of Colville captured High Overall Ladies honors at the Washington Scholastic Clay Target Championships at the Seattle Skeet & Trap Club June 22-24.
The championships saw youth from across the state representing over 20 schools from elementary through college and organizations like FFA and 4-H competing for the right to be named Washingtonâ€™s best.
Competitors competed in all three American Clay Target disciplines of Skeet, Sporting Clays and Trap.
66 two-man teams fish 19th annual event
COMPILED BY CHRIS COWBROUGH
S-E Sports Editor
Local fishermen more than held their own in the 19th annual Governorâ€™s Cup Walleye Tournament on Lake Roosevelt June 23-24. This year, 66 two-person teams headed out early each morning in search of walleye.
Four of the top five teams this year were from Kettle Falls.
â€śThat has never happened before,â€ť pointed out Lake Roosevelt Walleye Club President, Jim Meskan.
This year, over 700 fish were caught by those 66 two-person teams.
Four games on Friday
Colville picked up an important Junior American Legion Baseball (AA) sweep over visiting Northwest Christian last Friday at Hofstetter Park before the thunderstorms and monsoons hit.
Colville (6-0) had to come from behind to win both games.
In the opener, starter Austin Hegney pitched the first five innings and was sharp. Hegney surrendered three unearned runs in the NWC first inning, but he and Colville were solid after that in a 9-3 win.
Hegney went five innings and struck out seven to pick up the win. He issued one walk and scattered two hits.
The Colville Tribe 18U softball team finished second at last weekendâ€™s annual Coeur dâ€™ Alene Crush Tournament.
The Tribe, comprised of current Colville High varsity and non-varsity players, opened the tournament on a wet Saturday with a 9-1 win over the Yakima Steelers (six innings).
On Sunday, the Tribe smashed Trail/Castlegar, B.C. 23-0 (three innings) before edging the Montana Avalanche 6-5 and getting past the Spokane Stealth 9-5 in one semifinal game.
In the championship, Colville fell to the Billings/Butte Dirt, 8-6.
Jack George wins
Low Net of Field
A field of 41 golfers, most of them from the Chewelah Golf & Country Club, braved constant rain during Saturdayâ€™s first round of the 2012 Chewelah Amateur Golf Tournament.
The weather was markedly better during Sundayâ€™s final 18 holes.
Topping the field and taking home Low Gross of the Field honors was Jason Anderson of Spokane. Anderson toured the tight, tree-lined course in 147.
Chewelahâ€™s Jack George captured Low Net of the Field honors.