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June 19th, 2013

4-H Shooting Sports Jamboree hits the mark

June 19, 2013

Archers fired arrows and clay pigeons were blasted from the sky during the annual 4-H Shooting Sports Jamboree June 13 at the Republic Gun Club shotgun and rifle ranges. More than 40 youth participated in the round-robin event, developing their marksmanship with shotguns, air rifles and pistols, and bows and arrows.
Three additional stations were added to this year’s event, featuring safety and hunter education in a ‘Jeopardy’ game show format, a 4-H hunting lesson, and a Challenge activity to reinforce gun range safety and etiquette.

11 teams compete in Wildland Firefighters’ tourney

June 19, 2013

Eleven teams competed in the annual Wildland Firefighters Scramble Golf Tournament at Dominion Meadows Golf Course earlier this month. This year’s tournament, which raises funds for the Wildland Firefighters’ Foundation, raised a record $3,800.
One of the tournament’s organizers, Al Garr, said that a team that had finished last in last summer’s tournament returned and took home top honors with a net 52.
The last place team from this year’s tournament won a free group lesson from DM PGA pro, Andy Hite.

June 5th

Youth Outdoor Experience provides unique opportunity

June 5, 2013

Firearms’ safety
is the focus

For most people to try their hand at archery and shooting, they would either have to pay for a class or pay a guide for an excursion in the country­side that most Tri-County residents take for granted.

TJ Baun is busy on the mats this month

June 5, 2013

Local wrestler
heads to Indy

Colville Junior High School and Basement Boys’ wrestling standout TJ Baun will be busy this month with regional and national tournaments.
Baun and his father Tom left Colville on June 4 for the Schoolboy/Girl National Duals in Indianapolis, Indiana. That tournament will run June 5-9 at Warren Central High School in Indianapolis.
Baun, age 14, and an eighth-grader at CJHS, will be competing in his first national duals (Freestyle/Greco) as a member of Team Washington. He’ll be wrestling in the 98- pound class.

GU women back for Panorama girl’s camp

June 5, 2013

Camp will also
feature SFCC
head coach

Members of the Gonzaga University women’s basketball team will be back to help with the annual Panorama Girl’s Basketball Camp later this month.
One of the best basketball camp buys anywhere will make its annual run at Colville High School Monday, June 17 to Friday, June 21.

May 29th

Guglielmino dominates—again

May 29, 2013

Northport senior wins three more

Northport High’s one-woman track and field team, Kassie Guglielmino, capped a brilliant high school career with a trio of titles at last weekend’s State 1A/2B/1B track and field championships at Eastern Washington University’s Roos Field.
Guglielmino’s accomplishments are mind-boggling. The diminutive senior, headed to Montana Western University where she will major in Equine Studies, has captured 12 state championships in those three years. That’s three a year for the math challenged.

Buckner wins State javelin title

May 29, 2013

Phillips wins
two more medals

Colville High senior Joellee Buckner, in her first season throwing the javelin, proved to be a quick learner last week at the State 2A Track and Field Championships at Mt. Tahoma High School (Tacoma).
Buckner, headed to Western Washington University to play volleyball, won the State 2A javelin by exceeding her previous best by six-feet, seven-inches and uncorking a throw of 137-11 during the second day of Star Track’s XXXI in Tacoma.

Colville finishes 2-2 at rain-soaked state tourney

May 29, 2013

Indians finish
memorable campaign

Colville High (24-3) has finished another memorable fastpitch softball campaign, winning a school record 23 straight games before losing their opener in the rain-drenched State 2A softball tournament last Friday and Saturday at Carlon Park in Selah and ultimately finishing 2-2.
The Great Northern League and District 7 champion Indians didn’t open the tournament until 6 p.m. last Friday night because of heavy rain in the Yakima valley that drenched softball and baseball fields and sent tournament officials scrambling for Diamond Dry and pumps.

May 24th

Seventh inning rally earns Colville a State 2A berth

May 24, 2013

Upstart WV pushes CHS
to the brink

West Valley High (Yakima) pushed Colville High (23-1) to the brink of elimination on Saturday afternoon at Vaagen Park before the Indians got a walk-off two-run double from senior catcher Jammie Madonna to post a dramatic 6-5 win and propel CHS to the State 2A Tournament that starts Friday morning at Carlon Park in Selah.

All seven CHS track & field athletes qualify for State 2A

May 24, 2013

Meet will be in
Tacoma this week

The Great Northern League had little trouble pushing through its athletes at the so-called “Glue In” sub-regional meet with the Central Washington Athletic Conference (Districts 5-6-7) last Friday at Prosser High School.
A top four finish qualified GNL/CWAC athletes for the State 2A meet May 23-25 at Mt. Tahoma High School in Tacoma.
Of the 35 events run, the GNL was able to get two athletes or relay teams through to State in all but six events.

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