Archive - Sports Article
July 20th, 2011
For the first time in the history of the Tiger Triathlon, the race from the Little Pend Oreille Lakes to Colville High School and the Rotary Trail has a female overall winner. Spokaneâs Haley Cooper-Scott was the overall winner of the 2011 Tiger Triathlon. The Spokane triathlete finished in an overall time of 1:47:40. The 31-year-old was second fastest on the 24-mile bike race from Gillette Lake to Colville High School (56:33) and the quickest on her swim to bicycle transition time (1:33).
Colville High School senior-to-be Liselotte Doggen, who teamed with fellow CHS senior Erin Little to lead the Indians to a State 1A tennis tournament appearance and the medal stand this spring in Yakima, is organizing a local tennis tournament as part of her Senior Project. In addition to being her Senior Project, the tournament will also serve a dual function as a fund-raiser to help the resurfacing and retooling of the dilapidated tennis courts at Colville City Park. That project has been underwritten by the Colville Valley Tennis Association.
A rare hole in one on the 321-yard par 4 12th hole during Sundayâs Scramble round of the 2011 Chataqua Best Ball & Scramble Golf Tournament at Chewelah Golf & Country Club was the difference-maker for the Chewelah team of Brenton Harting and Brett Sweet.
Propelled by Hartingâs ace, the duo fired a two-day total of 131 to capture the gross division in the championship flight.
Hartingâs hole in one on the challenging par 4 was the highlight of the tournament, which featured 98 two-man teams.
The Panorama Juniors U-17 club volleyball season came to an end last week in Phoenix, AZ. The team, comprised of members of the Colville High volleyball team, competed in the 28th annual volleyball festival in the desert. The tournament is the nationâs largest indoor girlâs volleyball event. During opening ceremonies at Chase Field (home of the Arizona Diamondbacks), the Panorama Juniors marched with over 500 teams and 8,000 athletes in all divisions. Honored during opening ceremonies were volleyball greats Misty May-Treanor and Karch Kiraly.
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.