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 By John R McNeil II    Sports    March 4, 2015 

Raiders finish season 15-10

The Raider boys' basketball season came to an end Friday night at Mt. Spokane High School as Lake Roosevelt lost its regional matchup against the Northwest Christian Crusaders. "Boys played well and...

 
 By John R McNeil II    Sports    March 4, 2015 

Raiders named to all-league teams

Three Raider boys and four Lady Raiders were named to Central Washington North 2B All-League teams for their play during the 2014-15 season. Chance Garvin was the only Raider named to the first team....

 
 By John R McNeil II    Sports    February 25, 2015

Octavio Alejandre is state champion

Raider Wrestling made a great showing at the state tournament with all three wrestlers placing. Octavio Alejandre took the state championship at 285 pounds. Oscar Pakootas took third at 132, and...

 
 By John R McNeil II    Sports    February 25, 2015

Raiders third at districts, move on to regionals

The Raider boys won two games last week to earn third place in the District 5-6 tournament and a meeting with District 7-9's number-two team Friday night at regionals. This is the second year in a row...

 
 By John R McNeil II    Sports    February 25, 2015

Lady Raiders season ends with loss to White Swan

The Lady Raiders played their final game of the 2014-15 season at Eastmont High School against the White Swan Cougars on Feb. 19 in a loser-out game of District 5-6 play. The Lady Raiders and Cougars...

 
 By John R McNeil II    Sports    February 18, 2015

Three Raider wrestlers move on to state match

All three Raider wrestlers who competed at the Regional Tournament at Northwest Christian on Feb. 14th advanced to Mat Classic XXVII. Not all had an easy road making it to State but all three placed...

 
 By John R McNeil II    Sports    February 18, 2015

Lady Raiders advance to second week of district play

After taking second place in the league, the Lady Raiders held on in district tournament play last week with a decisive defeat of Oroville after having let Kittitas slip by in a disappointing...

 
 By John R McNeil II    Sports    February 18, 2015

Raiders still have shot at regionals

To stay alive in post-season basketball, the Raider boys must defeat a team they last took down at home - in overtime. In the second week of the District 5-6 Tournament tomorrow at Eastmont High...

 
 By John R McNeil II    Sports    February 11, 2015

Lady Raiders take second in league play

The Lady Raiders finished the 2014-15 regular basketball season with an 11-3 win-loss record in Central Washington 2B North, and a 12-8 overall record. With the second-place finish, the Lady Raiders advance to the district tournament, playing...

 
 By John R McNeil II    Sports    February 11, 2015

Three wrestlers move on to regional meet

Octavio Alejandre, Oscar Pakootas, and Jacob Smith all advanced from the sub-regional wrestling meet in Oroville to the regional competition after placing in the top four at Oroville last Saturday. The regional meet will be held at Northwest...

 
 By John R McNeil II    Sports    February 11, 2015

Raider boys take third place in league

After a tough week, the Raider boys finished the 2014-15 regular basketball season in third place in the Central Washington 2B North League standings. In league play, the Raiders earned a 9-5...

 
 By John R McNeil II    Sports    February 4, 2015

Lady Raiders on six-game win streak

by John R. McNeil II The Lady Raiders have been on a basketball hot streak, winning six in a row to improve their overall win-loss record to 11-7. In Central Washington 2B North LR is 10-2 and sitting...

 
 By John R McNeil II    Sports    February 4, 2015

Raiders on four-game win streak

by John R. McNeil II With one week left in the season, the Raiders are sitting at 12-6 overall win-loss record with a four-game win streak. The wins have put the Raiders in third place in the Central...

 
 By John R McNeil II    Sports    February 4, 2015

Wrestlers on to sub-regionals

Raider Wrestling wrapped up the regular season and is now preparing for the first round of postseason this weekend in Oroville. Sub-regionals start on Friday at 4 p.m and continue on Saturday at 10 a.m. All schools in the Eastern Washington North B...

 
 By John R McNeil II    Sports    April 25, 2012

Sydney Matheson #1 middle school girls shot putter

Last week at the Grand Coulee Dam Middle School’s GCD Home Meet, eighth-grader Sydney Matheson threw for a 4-foot personal record in the shot put, which placed her at number one in the state for middle school girls. Matheson’s throw of 36 feet,...