October 16th, 2014
over top-ranked Freeman
Sometimes final scores can be deceiving. So it went last Friday night in front of a packed house at Colville High School, where the ninth-ranked Indians dominated from the outset in a convincing 28-7 rout of top-ranked and defending State 1A champion Freeman.
The game wasnât that close.
Colville (6-0) simply dominated the Scotties, who came in riding a 19-game winning streak. The only hiccup for the Indians was a 35-yard Freeman touchdown on the first play from scrimmage of the second half. That cut the CHS lead to 14-7.
Bluff scores four
TDs for Cats
In an early Northeast 1B football matchup between playoff contending teams, the Cusick Panthers rode an incredible 50-point opening quarter to a 70-30 victory over the Selkirk Rangers last Friday night in Cusick.
Cusick head coach Sonny Finley was impressed with his teamâs offensive explosion and school record.
âThey came out and scored on us first, but we were able to put up 50 points and I was pretty impressed with our offensive output,â Finley said of the fast break onslaught.
Cougars lose two
Chewelah went into their Homecoming game against Riverside last Friday night looking for a Northeast A League victory. But injuries and inconsistent play by the hosts let the Rams pull away in the second half for a 34-6 road win over the struggling Cougars.
Chewelah found itself behind the eight ball before the game started after the loss of starting quarterback Blake Owens to a broken left (throwing) hand on Wednesday. Early in the game, Chewelah also lost Andrew Hansen to a rib injury.
Hannah Johnson recently returned from clogging Nationals in Nashville, Tennessee where she won the 2014 title for her Choreographed Solo and also earned a place on the NCHC 2014 All-Star team.
Over the next 12 months, Johnson will perform with the all-star team in various places starting in Reno, Nevada. Hannah has competed in several regional competitions, including Charleston, South Carolina, Branson, Missouri, and Scottsdale, Arizona. In all of the Regional competitions, she placed in the top three in most of her events, qualifying for Nationals in Branson.
In second grade
Scotties mirror images
One of the stateâs most significant high school football games to date in 2014 will be played Friday night when unbeaten, defending State 1A champion Freeman brings its veteran cast to Colville to face the unbeaten Indians.
Game time for one of the most important regular season football games in recent CHS memory is 7 p.m.
Colville (5-0, 3-0) and Freeman ((5-0, 3-0) are familiar protagonists over the years. The Indians and Scotties, if they arenât vying for a Northeast A League title, always seem to be on each otherâs non-league schedules.
The weather was Chamber of Commerce perfect and the field at the annual Can-Am Invitational cross-country meet the largest ever last Saturday at scenic Old Kettle Recreation Area on the shores of Lake Roosevelt.
The sunny, mild day proved to be a record-setter for West Valleyâs Skylar Ovnicek and McCall Skay, who demolished the old Can-Am standards by significant margins in their respective races.
Three men sit at a picnic table in Yep Kanum Park, all there for very specific, similar reasons. Ian Pickett, his brother Michael Pickett, and friend Tony Gorst, all Colville residents, are part of a handful of concerned citizens on a mission to take back Yep Kanum Park. Over the past several years, the park, which is located in a wooded two acres in the heart of Colville, has garnered a reputation for vandalÂŹism, loitering, and illegal drug use.
The last straw for Ian Pickett was when his 16-year-old daughter was warned by classÂŹmates not to go to the park by herself.
On Sept. 10, 2014, with his family at his side, our beloved Steve passed on to his forever home where he will watch over all of us.
Steve was born on Feb. 12, 1948, the oldest of four children to John âJosephâ and Marjorie Holcomb in Indianapolis, IN. From a very young age, Steve could be found in the garage tinkering or rebuilding something. Those who know Steve well, know he continued that interest throughout all his years.
Ronald Glen Olaf Curtiss, avid bowler, outdoorsman, pontoon boat captain, and accomplished fire boss, passed away peacefully on the morning of Friday, Sept. 26, 2014 in Libby, MT at the age of 73.