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First place on the line when Freeman visits Chewelah

October 10, 2012

Cougars escape
Medical Lake

The Chewelah Cougars (5-1, 3-0) went into their game at Medical Lake (5-1, 3-1) last Friday knowing the winner would be in no worse than a tie for first place in the Northeast A League after that night’s game. The Cougars built big first half lead and managed to hold on for a 33-28 win.
Jenkins High and Freeman are tied atop the NEA standings this week. ML is one game back.
“It was a big win for us,” said head coach Jim Fisk, “I thought, as a team, we played well, Medical Lake is a good team--the best we’ve played in our league this year.”

Hunters head to the dry woods

October 10, 2012

Modern firearms’ deer season opens

October is a big month for hunters. Many of the most popular hunting seasons get (or go) underway this month.
Hunters heading out in search of deer, ducks, geese and other game birds are cautioned that most of the state hasn’t experienced appreciable rainfall in several weeks—and months.

Colville stays unbeaten, but injuries take a toll

October 3, 2012

Crossover
up next

Colville High continued its impressive and unbeaten run through the September high school volleyball season last week.
But the Indians (8-0), who haven’t lost a game yet, much less a match this season, lost standout middle hitter Aubrey Buckner last weekend at Clarkston to a possible season-ending knee injury.
Fellow middle hitter Chantel Nussbaum went down earlier in the week with an ankle injury.

Carpenter breaks through with big Can-Am win

October 3, 2012

Indians busy this week

The Can-Am Cross Country In­vitational meet, held annually at the Kettle Falls Recreational Area for over 25 years, featured one of its largest-ever turnouts last Sat­urday under sunny, warm late September skies.
The field included 17 high school teams and six junior high teams (325 runners).
The highlights for Colville star­ted with Colville Junior High School sixth-grade phenom Kassie Brooks winning the girl’s race by half a second, followed by running newcomer T.J. Braun finishing a close second for the Colville Junior High boys.

Unbeaten Medical Lake next for Chewelah

October 3, 2012

Chewelah eases
past Kettle Falls

The keys for the Chewelah Cougars (4-1, 2-0) coming into last Friday afternoon’s game against Kettle Falls (0-5, 0-3) were to take control early, keep mistakes to a minimum and get through the game healthy.
The Cougars accomplished all three goals, dominating the Bulldogs on both sides of the ball on their way to a 36-6 victory.
“We played up,” said head coach Jim Fisk. “You have to play at a high level all the time in our league.
“Overall, we did a good job; we didn’t make any glaring errors.”

A familiar face joins Chewelah cross-country

September 21, 2012

Cougars have solid numbers

Chewelah High cross-country is getting underway with a new crop of runners and with a new coach to lead them. Kevin Kernan is the new cross-country coach, but he is a familiar face to the athletes. Kernan is a long-time industrial arts instructor and coach for JHS.
Despite the varsity volleyball spot opening up with the retirement of Wendy Stenbeck, Kernan chose to go to the cross- country program.

Bulldogs fall to 0-3

September 21, 2012

Kettle Falls will
host Lakeside Friday

Kettle Falls fell to 0-3 last Friday night with a 28-9 loss at Riverside. The game marked the Bulldogs’ first foray into the Northeast A League since moving into the Northeast 2B League three seasons ago.
Coleton Collins ran for a pair of touchdowns for the Rams (1-2, 1-0), who led 22-6 at halftime against a Kettle Falls offense that had trouble mounting much offense.
THIS WEEK
KFHS will host Lakeside (0-2, 0-1) on Friday. Game time is 7 p.m.

Colville’s Comeback Kids overcome Timberlake

September 19, 2012

GNL opener at
West Valley Friday

Colville High (2-1) turned a 12-0 halftime deficit into a 24-20 non-league football win over Timberlake last Friday night in front of the home fans.
The game marked the second in three outings that the Indians have overcome 12-0 halftime deficits with solid second halves. The Indians fell behind by two touchdowns to Freeman two weeks ago in the WIAA Grid Classic at Eastern Washington University before scoring 20 third quarter points and edging the Scotties for the second time in two seasons.

Big week for Colville volleyball

September 19, 2012

Indians face WV, Reardan & Colfax

Colville High had no problem dispatching a relatively weak Cheney High volleyball team in the Indians’ first Great Northern League match-up since returning to the 2A league.
Colville eased past the Blackhawks, 25-8, 25-11, 25-19 behind Joellee Buckner’s 11 kills and seven ace serves. Setter Leanna Carr added 28 assists and Carr and Sadie Learn both had five digs.
It was the only action of the week for the Indians, who visited Deer Park on Tuesday and will return home Thursday against West Valley (7 p.m.).

Busy week for Colville

September 19, 2012

Soccer team gets DP, West Valley

A young Colville High School girl’s soccer team faces a busy week with Great Northern League match-ups against Deer Park on Tuesday and West Valley at home on Thursday. Both matches are scheduled for 4 p.m. starts.
The Indians (2-2) are coming off a 7-0 thrashing at the hands of GNL powerhouse Cheney last Thursday on the Colville pitch.
In that match, Colville simply got very few scoring opportunities against the Blackhawks.

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