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 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...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    June 4, 2014

Alejandre and Kelly-Marconi place at state

Octavio Alejandre and Chyenne Kelly-Marconi both placed for the Raiders at the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association State 2B Track and Field meet in Cheney last week. At the meet, held...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    June 4, 2014

Five Raiders named to all-league

Five Lake Roosevelt Raider baseball players have been named to the Central Washington 2B North All-League teams. Two were members of the 2013 All-League teams. Devan Black was named to the First Team...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    May 28, 2014

Alejandre, Kelly-Marconi, and Hanway district champs

Three Raiders came home as District 5-6 champions Saturday and will compete at the state track and field tournament at Eastern Washington University Friday and Saturday. “I knew it was going to be a great meet when we started off with three...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    May 28, 2014

Three Lady Raiders named to all-league squads

Three Lady Raider softball players have been named to the Central Washington 2B North All-League squads for the 2014 season. Lake Roosevelt freshman Tristen Adolph was named to the First Team CWL 2B North because of her pitching and base running...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    May 28, 2014

Raider Tennis finishes 2014 season in Districts

Raider Tennis competed in District 6 Tournament at Cashmere last week, where their season came to an end. The matches were close and were played to a different format than in the regular season. “The format was two out of three sets with no-add...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    May 28, 2014

No golfers qualify for state

Raider golf came up short at the the District 5-6 Golf Tournament at Lake Chelan Golf Course May 20, so no Raider golfer will advance to the state tournament this season. Brandon Desautel and Mikel Friedlander finished sixth and seventh,...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    May 21, 2014

Golf looks for state berths

Raider golf closed the regular season May 13 at home against Moses Lake Christian and Columbia Basin Secondary. Austin Rosenbaum posted his best score of the season, shooting an 89 over 18 holes to be the boys’ medalist. Madisyn Byam was a close...

 
 By John McNeil II    Sports    May 21, 2014

Lady Raiders softball finish season

After a win over Bridgeport last week, the Lady Raiders came up one game short of making it into district play, ending their season. The Lake Roosevelt team played their last softball game of the...

 

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