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 By John McNeil II    Sports    November 12, 2014

Raiders finish 14th at state tournament

LR Cross Country finished the State B race in 14th place in the team standings out of 16 full teams running at Pasco Nov. 8. With much of the team being new to state, Head Coach Gary Darnold depended...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    November 12, 2014

Three Lady Raiders named to all-league teams

Sean Garvin, Areielle White, and Kammi Rosenbaum were all named to the Central Washington 2B North All League Volleyball squads. Sean Garvin is the only freshman on the First Team. Areielle White is...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    November 5, 2014

LR cross country heads to state with 11 contestants

The Varsity 7 boys of the Raiders Cross Country team are heading to state on Friday after qualifying as the number-three team from the District 5-6 race Saturday in Wenatchee, along with Loryn Moore,...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    November 5, 2014

Lady Raiders finish short of districts

Lady Raider Volleyball missed out on going to the district tournament after losing to Liberty Bell in a tiebreaker match Thursday, three games to one. “This was a particularly hard loss as it was...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    November 5, 2014

Raiders end football season 1-7

Raider football ended the 2014 season with a loss to Soap Lake on Senior Night at Lake Roosevelt, 37-7. LR finished 1-7 overall and 0-5 in Central Washington 2B South League play. "Not the result we...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    October 29, 2014

Ladies prepare for tiebreaker

Lady Raider Volleyball will play a tiebreaker match to settle the matter of who is the number-five team in the North tomorrow at Pateros High School. LR will be playing Liberty Bell, who finished...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    October 29, 2014

Cross country on to district meet

Raider Cross Country finished the regular season Oct. 25 at Liberty Bell, where the boys’ team finished third in the Central Washington District 6 B League Championships. LR had 78 points, while...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    October 29, 2014

Raiders lose fourth in a row

On a wet night in Kittitas, the Raiders lost their fourth game in a row to the Coyotes by the score of 72-6. “Disappointing performance by the Raiders,” Raider Head Coach Steve Files commented. “We were not competitive against Kittitas.” LR...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    October 22, 2014

Cross country tunes up for league race

Raider Cross Country runners ran their last tune-up race at the Oroville Invitational Oct. 18, when nearly the entire team broke personal records. "Both Girls and Boys ran strong races and are...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    October 22, 2014

Lady Raiders split week, need help to make district

The Lady Raiders lost at home to the Bridgeport Fillies Oct. 14 in a four-game match that featured many close scores. LR and Bridgeport both made mistakes that allowed the other team to stay in or win games. In the first game of the match, the Fillie...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    October 22, 2014

Cougars faster than Raiders

White Swan attacked early and often to cruise to a victory over the Raiders at White Swan Oct 17, pushing the score by halftime to 42-0. Lake Roosevelt scored all their points in the fourth quarter. The loss drops LR to a 1-5 overall win-loss record...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    October 15, 2014

Ladies snap losing streak

Lady Raider Volleyball split its matches last week. At home Oct. 7, Lake Roosevelt faced a Liberty Bell team they had defeated back in September, but the rematch turned into a Mt. Lion victory 3 games to 1. “It was disappointing to lose to LB in...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    October 15, 2014

CC boys take second at Omak

Raider boys' cross country had a successful day at Omak Oct. 7, taking second out of seven teams. "The boys team ran very strong, placing second to Cascade while defeating four other schools," Head Co...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    October 15, 2014

Vikings spoil Raider homecoming

In the first meeting between the Raiders and the Mabton Vikings, the Vikings came out the victors. Mabton defeated LR 32-0. “Mabton was clearly the more physical team tonight,” Head Coach Steve Files said. “We are capable of playing better, and...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    October 8, 2014

Ladies struggle with league leaders

Lady Raider Volleyball lost both matches last week to Central Washington 2B North leaders Brewster and Okanogan. Lake Roosevelt now owns a 2-5 win-loss record in league play and 3-5 overall. Looking...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    October 8, 2014

Cross Country records many PRs at CAN-AM

Raider Cross Country returned to race action on October 4th at Kettle Falls where they ran in the CAN-AM Invitational hosted by Colville High School with 20 other schools in attendance. Eleven Raider boys and four girls competed in the races on...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    October 8, 2014

Raiders defeated by Cougars

Lake Roosevelt dropped its Central Washington 2B South opener at Warden Oct. 3 by the score of 38-7. The loss puts the Raiders at a 1-3 overall win-loss record and 0-1 in CWL 2B South play. The Cougars, said Raider Head Coach Steve Files, are “ a...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    October 1, 2014

Raiders pick up first win of 2014

In front of a sparse home crowd on Sept. 26, the Raiders won their first game of the season, holding off the Bridgeport Mustangs, 21-20. “Great team win for the Raiders,” Raider Head Coach Steve Files said. “We were tough, resilient, and...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    October 1, 2014

Ladies hit three-match losing streak

The Lady Raiders lost both their volleyball matches last week to Manson and Tonasket. Both losses were in four games, 3-1. The loss to Bridgeport Sept. 18 put the Lady Raiders on a three-match losing...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    September 24, 2014

Cross country opens with two-race week

Raider Cross Country had a delayed start to the 2014 season as Moses Lake cancelled their Sept. 12 invitational. Instead, the Raider cross country team started at Bridgeport Sept. 16 with a 2.2-mile...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    September 24, 2014

Lady Raiders split matches

Lady Raider Volleyball picked up its third win a row Sept. 16 at home against Oroville. “It was our first home game, the girls were pretty excited and a little nervous playing at home,” Head Coach Nate Piturachsatit said. “Once the nerves...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    September 24, 2014

Raider football lose non-league game to Soap Lake

The Raiders faced, but fell to, the Eagles in Soap Lake last Friday in a non-league football game. LR was unsuccessful in bringing home the first win of 2014 as Soap Lake defeated the Raiders, 26-12. “We had our moments, but for the most part...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    September 17, 2014

Lady Raiders win two matches

Lady Raider Volleyball had a successful travel week, beating both Liberty Bell and Soap Lake. “We have been working hard on the mental game of volleyball, playing through adversity, and they have done exactly that,” Head Coach Nate Piturachsatit...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    September 17, 2014

Raiders lose season opener 37-6

LR Football opened their 2014 season Friday night at home against the 0-1 Tonasket Tigers, as some Raiders had to step up to fill starting roles because of ineligibility or injuries. "I thought we...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    September 10, 2014

Lady Raiders struggle in opening tourney

Lady Raider Volleyball travelled to Davenport Sept. 6, for the season opening tourney. Only 13 Lady Raiders (seven varsity, six JV) were practice eligible to partake in the tournament. The small numbers hurt the Lady Raiders in matches where the...

 

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