WATERVILLE — Waterville community members shared their thoughts about a possible athletic consolidation with Mansfield during a forum July 8 at the Waterville High School Career Center, sponsored by the Waterville School Board. Board members Stephanie Stibal, Dale Snyder, Daniel Miranda and Eric Biggar were present. Superintendent Cathi Nelson, principal Tabatha Mires and athletic director Mike Gray also responded to questions. The Waterville forum was preceded by similar event in Mansfield.
WENATCHEE — After giving up the second-most points in the Columbia Basin Big Nine during the 2013 season, the Eastmont football team is looking to solve its defensive problems with a stronger, more confident approach.
CHELAN — Lakeside Park hosted nearly 10,000 participants and spectators on Saturday for the ChelanMan multisport event. As staggering as that number may be, it didn’t quite hold up to prior years’ figures. A vast majority of that difference can be attributed to the threat of wildfires that loomed before the Chelan Valley over the last week, according to race director Julie Pittsinger.
You might ask yourself what swimmers do when they have had a long hard weekend of racing. For one Velocity Swimming team member, it meant enjoying a day at Chelan Slides with her teammates on Monday, training on Tuesday morning and then heading off to a championship level swim meet Wednesday through Friday to compete against many of the Western United States’ top swimmers.
The Great Divide Mountain Bike Route makes the few entrants who brave such an event climb more than 200,000 vertical feet by the time the trek concludes, equivalent to scaling Mount Everest seven times.
The tragic fires in the Methow Valley have cut off power to much of that region. As a result, our flagship radio station KCSY (Sunny) FM is currently off the air. We hope for the continued safety of the residents in that area.