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 By John Crabtree    Opinion    July 15, 2015

Vibrant small towns embrace art and self-expression

Pablo Picasso said the purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls. And if you look in small towns and rural places you will find art and cultural expression in the most unlikely of places. Small towns develop art and cultural expe...

 
 By John R McNeil II    Sports    June 10, 2015

Central Washington B League honors Raider tennis for sportsmanship

Raider Tennis received the CWL Sportsmanship award from the Central Washington B League for the 2015 season for the excellent sportsmanship exhibited by both boys' and girls' tennis squads. This is...

 
 By John R McNeil II    Sports    June 3, 2015

Alejandre and Schilling place at state

Two senior Raiders ended their high school track and field careers last week by placing in their events at the state track meet in Cheney. At the WIAA State Track Meet in Cheney, LR was represented...

 
 By John R McNeil II    Sports    May 27, 2015

Alejandre and Schilling advance to state meet

Two Raiders qualified last week to compete at the upcoming state track and field tournament in both of their events. At the District 5-6 track meet at Ephrata Friday, Octavio Alejandre took first in the shot put and second in discus, and Katelynn...

 
 By John R McNeil II    Sports    May 27, 2015

Six Raiders named to all-league baseball squad

Six Raiders were named to the Central Washington 2B North All League Baseball team for the 2015 season. Devan Black was the only Raider named to the first team. This is Black’s second time on the first team, to which he was named in 2014 as a sopho...

 
 By John R McNeil II    Sports    May 27, 2015

Two Lady Raiders named to all-league team

Two Lady Raiders have been named to the Central Washington North All-League Softball squad. One is appearing on the list for the second straight year. The other was a newcomer to the squad who has the potential to become a perennial on the...

 
 By John R McNeil II    Sports    May 27, 2015

Raider golf ends season at districts

Four Lake Roosevelt golfers competed for a state berth at last week’s District 5-6 B tournament at Alta Lake, where Quincy Williams, Darin Whiteman, Lucas Bird, and Jonell Denschel learned the meaning of the term “gallery pressure.” “It was...

 
 By John R McNeil II    Sports    May 20, 2015

Schilling and Alejandre to represent LR at districts

Lake Roosevelt’s senior throwers Katelynn Schilling and Octavio Alejandre qualified last week to move on from sub-districts at Tonasket Wednesday to the District 5-6 meet in Ephrata on Friday. “Our senior throwers excelled in this meet and will...

 
 By John R McNeil II    Sports    May 20, 2015

Raiders finish sixth at districts

Raider baseball competed for a state berth until the very last moment possible Saturday, finishing sixth in the district tournament. The Raiders had defeated Kittitas on the May 11 to stay alive in...

 
 By John R McNeil II    Sports    May 20, 2015

Four golfers head to districts

Four Raider golfers will be competing today at the district tournament, which is being held at Alta Lake Golf Course. To make it there, the Raiders played in the last match of the season May 11 at home against Okanogan and Moses Lake Christian....

 
 By John R McNeil II    Sports    May 20, 2015

Tennis loses out at Districts

Lake Roosevelt’s tennis players had their 2015 season come to a close Saturday at the first round of the district tournament. Only one team made it out of the single elimination round. That was the doubles team of Tanya Ang and Riley Pitner. Ang...

 
 By John R McNeil II    Sports    May 20, 2015

Lady Raiders close season at 2-18

Lady Raider softball ended its season at Pateros May 15 with two losses. The final overall win-loss record for LR was 2-18 with a 2-14 Central Washington North record. “We have a very young team returning to next year’s roster, only losing two...

 
 By John R McNeil II    Sports    May 13, 2015

Baseball finishes season with winning record

Raider baseball finished the regular season May 5 with a doubleheader win over the Tonasket Tigers. The wins put the overall win-loss record for the Raiders for 2015 at 14-6, with a league record of 11-5. The wins over the Tigers in Coulee Dam put...

 
 By John R McNeil II    Sports    May 13, 2015

Tennis ready for districts

With the regular season over, the Raiders are now preparing for district, which starts Saturday at 9a.m. in Omak. District B Tennis will be split between the Olympic Racket Club and City Park in Omak. The Raiders are allowed two singles players and...

 
 By John R McNeil II    Sports    May 13, 2015

Lady Raiders lose to Warriors

The Lady Raiders travelled to Hartline on May 5, where they lost both games of a softball doubleheader to the Warriors. In the first game, the Warriors jumped ahead 7-0 before the Raiders scored two runs in the top of the third inning. ACH added...

 
 By John R McNeil II    Sports    May 13, 2015

Golf wraps up season

Raider Golf finished the season on Monday at home against Okanogan and Moses Lake Christian. Now they are preparing for the district tournament, which will take place at Banks Lake Golf Course next Tuesday. Those who qualify will move on to the...

 
 By John R McNeil II    Sports    May 13, 2015

Track off to sub-districts

Raider track and field athletes completed the regular season Friday at the Ron Vanderholm Invitational tournament in Royal City. Today, they are heading to Tonasket where the District 6 portion of the Central Washington League Sub-District...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    May 6, 2015

Track finishes last two meet week of season

The Raiders travelled to Mansfield April 28 for the Iceberg Invitational and then to Oroville on May 2 for the Draggoo Financial-Oroville Invitational. The boys placed third overall at Mansfield with...

 
 By John R McNeil II    Sports    May 6, 2015

Golf looks at late season matches

Raider Golf travelled to Okanogan Valley Golf Club Thursday for a match against Okanogan and Oroville. The boys’ medalist at the meet was Joey Staggs of Okanogan, who won with 92 strokes over the course. The girls’ medalist was Vanessa...

 
 By John R McNeil II    Sports    May 6, 2015

Baseball set up for late season run

The Raider Baseball team took on the Pateros Billygoats in a doubleheader last week, adding two for their win column. Lake Roosevelt jumped ahead in both games at Pateros April 28, and held on to that lead to come home with two victories. Pateros tri...

 
 By John R McNeil II    Sports    May 6, 2015

Raider tennis prepares for the late season stretch

The Raider tennis team played two matches last week on the road. At Liberty Bell, the Raider boys picked up one win in a singles match. Cristian Ruiz defeated Fallen Hutson after two hours of play. The Raider girls won two matches. Areielle White...

 
 By John R McNeil II    Sports    April 29, 2015

Golf showing late season improvement

The young Raider golf team is showing great improvement as the late season run begins, the coach said. The team competed at Moses Point April 20 and at Banks Lake Golf Course on Thursday. At Banks...

 
 By John R McNeil II    Sports    April 29, 2015

Raiders win three

The Raiders played two doubleheaders last week, winning three of the four games. In a doubleheader at home against the Oroville Hornets April 21, the Raiders won both games by large margins. LR blanked the Hornets in the first game, 13-0, then...

 
 By John R McNeil II    Sports    April 29, 2015

Ladies play Oroville close, fall to L.B.

Kourtney Harrington pitched the entire first game against Oroville last week, throwing 162 pitches, seven strikeouts, and 10 walks. Lake Roosevelt’s team would lose both games to Oroville April 21 in Grand Coulee, but only by one point each. At...

 
 By John R McNeil II    Sports    April 29, 2015

Track improves on two-meet week

Raider track and field competed in two meets last week, where the team’s shot put athletes excelled, a boy and a girl. The first was a Bi-County meet at Davenport April 21, where Octavio Alejandre picked up two first-place finishes. In the shot,...

 

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