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Stags, Rams await final preseason tune-up

August 31, 2013

The Deer Park and Riverside football teams will get ready for their season openers on Friday with the annual Stag jamboree on Monday at 5 p.m. at Deer Park High School.
The controlled scrimmage will also include teams from Chewelah and Lakeside.
The Stags open their season at 7 p.m. Friday at home against Chewelah. The Rams open their season 7:30 p.m. Friday at the University of Idaho Kibbie Dome against Timberlake.
The Springdale Chargers, who will play in a jamboree at Ritzville on Friday, open their season 7 p.m. Sept. 16 at Oroville.

Eagle Scout project leads to new DPMS goalposts

August 24, 2013

The Deer Park Middle School football field moved into the 21st century with the help of Wade Lundgren and fellow Troop 28 Boy Scouts.
The 14-year-old Lundgren wanted to place an outdoor volleyball court at the middle school for his Eagle Scout project but switched to replacing the goalposts at the football field.
The DPMS eighth grader said the current galvanized pipe goalposts, probably placed in the early 1980s, “needed some help.”
Lundgren began his project by soliciting community donations to purchase new goalposts.

Tri-County Pee Wee Rodeo results

August 20, 2013

TRI-COUNTY PEE WEE RODEO
At Clayton Fairgrounds
BUCK-A-ROOS
Top performer — Brooke House (Springdale)
Barrel racing — 1, Brooke House. 2, Aiden Williams (Nine Mile Falls). 3, Lainey Schweiger (Deer Park).
Goat tail untying — 1, Hesston Jacobsen (Chattaroy). 2, Lainey Schweiger. 3, Taylor MacArthur (Deer Park).
Cal stake — 1, Louden Zwarg (Newport). 2, Taylor MacArthur. 3, Brooke House.
Mutton bustin’ — 1, Elizabeth Faust (Clayton). 2, Samantha Fausti (Clayton). 3, Grace Dixon (Springdale).
Top bale head roping — Louden Zwarg.

JUNIOR BOYS

Elite cyclist to race on Deer Park streets

August 9, 2013

Deer Park Physical Therapy & Fitness Center have teamed up with Spokane’s cycling club, Spokane Rocket Velo, to host the Deer Park Physical Therapy Time Trial bike race on Aug. 17.
Time trails are often regarded as a “race of truth,” with single riders being let loose every 60 seconds in a race against the clock along this 13-mile course starting near North and Eighth streets and finishing near Colville Avenue and Fourth Street.

Area duo completes second Whitworth softball season

June 13, 2013

A pair of former Riverside High School softball standouts completed their second seasons with the Whitworth University team.
Infielder Peyton McMahon played 18 games this season and went 6 for 10 at the plate with a home run and 3 RBI.
Pitcher Megan Fisher, an exchange student at RHS from Cranbrook, B.C., saw action in 23 games (12 as a starter).
Fisher finished with a 3-3 record and a 7.73 ERA in 71 innings pitched.
The Pirates finished the season with a 23-20 record.

Chargers have two coaching vacancies

May 14, 2013

Mary Walker High School has begun the search for a pair of new varsity coaches.
The school district is looking for replacements for head football coach Mark Edwards and boys basketball coach Dave Howard.
• Edwards assumed control of the Charger football program in 2006. While he did not have winning record in any of his seven seasons (12-51 overall), the Chargers did advance to the regional playoffs in 2010.

Anglers have pretty good success statewide on opening day

May 2, 2013

Despite cool and windy weather in many parts of the state, anglers had a lot of success reeling in large trout on April 27, the opening day of this year's lowland lakes fishing season.
Based on creel checks conducted at 98 lakes around the state, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) estimates that anglers caught an average of 4.6 trout on opening day.

Courtney Davis heading to Walla Walla CC

May 1, 2013

Riverside High School senior Courtney Davis has committed to play basketball at Walla Walla Community College for the incoming season.
A three-year varsity starter and the team captain, Davis, the fourth Lady Ram to break the 1,000-point career barrier, averaged 15.3 points per game last season.
Davis, the team’s most valuable player, received first team All-Northeast A League recognition for the third straight season this winter.
Earning a 3.86 grade point average, Davis has been recognized as a member of the National Honor Society while maintaining an honor roll status.

WDFW unveils 'Fish Washington' logo

April 6, 2013

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife now has a new set of “Fish Washington” logos designed to help symbolize the state’s many great fishing opportunities.
WDFW tallied more than 1,800 votes on new logo design via the department website and Facebook page. Now, with a few tweaks based on public suggestions, the winning set of logos has been chosen. The logos selected depict trout and bass with backgrounds of Washington state waters and wilderness.

Stags round out spring sports coaching staff

February 27, 2013

Deer Park High School has filled out its 2013 spring sports coaching roster.
Nicholas Schuerman, who coached the Chewelah-based 49ers American Legion baseball team last summer, will assume the head baseball coaching duties at DPHS from Bryan Schutz. His staff will include first-year assistants Kenneth Parker and Cole Young.
Natalie Baydo, a 2007 DPHS grad and a former Lady Stag player, will take over as head coach of the girls tennis program. Baydo replaces Debbie Spray, who resigned because of time constraints.

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