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4 Basketball Tournament (continued from page 1) tournament season is upon us and it gives bookkeepers, scorekeepers, referees, cooks our local tribal members something to do at the concession stand and Bob Johnson during the winter months. Plus our tribal for allowing us to use the Oakville High people wanted to do something more than School Gym. There were so many people just baseball. It was great fun and many that stepped up to make this a lot of fun. We people helped us make this successful. are going to make this an annual basketball I would like to thank all the teams tournament, so listen for the call for next and their families for coming to our frst year tournament.” tournament. Also, thanks to all of our Here are victors wearing their championship jackets after defeating Muckleshoot during the Championship game. Cooie’s Team the Shot Callers took first place during the 1st Annual Tomahawk Men’s All-Native Basketball Tournament. physical play. After it was all said and done  Third Place Sweatshirts: Skokomish everyone enjoyed the weekend of our frst men’s native basketball tournament. Chris Klatush said, “This was a very successful tournament and with the Tournament Results centralized location many teams agreed that  First Place Jackets: Shot Callers they enjoyed competing here. We now have Muckleshoot Basketball team wearing their second place hooded  Second Place Hooded Sweatshirts: a incredible new gym and it was available, sweatshirts after the championship game. It was a very competitive game Muckleshoot so why not use it. The Native basketball and playing several games that day coming through the losers bracket. Hazel Pete Institute of Chehalis Basketry Winter Gold (continued from page 1) 137 Anderson Rd., Oakville, WA 98568 Washington State Tax Registration # 603 509 665 attended the Regional Special Olympics in Special Olympics before, this year was “Basketry Workshop-Weavers Join master weavers in a “sit beside” art- Bremerton. They received gold as they took awesome! It made me proud to win the frst place competing against 12 others teams tournament and receive a gold medal along Teaching Weavers” basketry. Challenge yourself, relearn, and and won all 4 of their games. With this with my other team mates. There isn’t adapt basketry techniques with new and old victory qualifed them for the State Winter anything you can’t accomplish if you try Friday, Saturday, April 29th and 30th, friends. Each master weaver will have kits Games that were to be held in Wenatchee, your best.” from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM priced. (Participants need to bring cash for Washington. Congratulations Nikki! Like it says Doors open at 8:00 AM the purchase of the kits.) Most class will State Finals: On March 4,5 and 6 their on your Gold Medal: Skill-Courage- I-5, Exit 88 at the Great Wolf Lodge, be 1/2 day in length. You will be able to team proudly travelled to Wenatchee to Sharing-Joy. You did it and everyone is Grand Mound, WA complete 2 projects per day. There will be play in the State Winter Special Olympic so proud of you, your team mates and 1-800-640-WOLF (9653) box lunches daily and dinner Friday night Tournament. They successfully won fve coaches! Mention Hazel Pete “Weaving” for the with a program. Coffee, tea, and water games during the tournament to take the Conference Room Rate service throughout the day. Door prizes, gold medal. Their hard work paid off with Registration Cost: $100.00 Payments by silent auction and raffe daily. the help of some super coaches who assisted April 28th and at the door make checks Are you only able to attend Saturday? them. Great job Coach, Mark Barker payable and sent to: HPICB or Hazel Register for $50.00 and bring kit fees! assisted by Mike Pratt, Jake Pratt and Jojo Pete Institute of Chehalis Basketry, 173 Vendor tables available, please contact Greinke for their dedication, patience and Anderson Rd, Oakville, WA 98568. Yvonne Peterson at 360-490-9659 to discuss time in assisting them in this awesome For more information contact Trudy at options. (email: yvonnepeterson1@comcast. accomplishment. Congratulation and 360-273-7274. net thank all the other coaches who also put their time, patience, and effort to the Special Olympic Teams. Relief Effort (continued from page 1) Nikki was quoted saying, “I’ve as Steakhouse and buffet gift certifcates for to you Chehalis people. played in the Winter Basketball the silent auction. Thank you everyone who If you would like to help the families donated items to the event or purchased any of the White Swan fres you can make Nikki Sanders receives a of the auction items. The lunch and silent a monetary donation at any Bank of hug from coach Jojo Greinke auction raised more than $1,000.00 for the America location. The account name is during the 2011 Winter displaced families. Thank you to everyone “The Confederated Tribes and Bands of Special Olympics. that helped these efforts. the Yakama Reservation Fire Relief Fund”. This was my frst attempt organizing a Feel free to e-mail me with questions charitable function and I could not have done it without all of you. My hands are up The U-haul rented to transport to the Yakama Familes was filled to the top with all the items donated from the Chehalis Tribal Community. Photo by Jenee Penn Chehalis Tribal Youth Chehalis Tribal Men’s Correction from Basketball Tourney Basketball Tourney February 2011 Weekend April 8, 9, and 10 Weekend April 22,23, and 24 Chehalis Tribal Newsletter: in the Community Center in the Community Center Page 4. Caption in Tribal For more information contact Cheryle Start at 360-709-1824, Carla Thomas at 3 Point Contest 360-273-5911 or email: cstarr@chehalistribe. Management Training on Saturday, April 9 org or Program Article Great Wolf Lodge Eagles Landing Hotel Enjoy a weekend together watching the Middle row (L-R) are Stephanie Block of Rooms Saturday, April 6 youth play basketball watching. Available @ $149.00 Block of Rooms Starts at 6:00 PM For more information contact Cheryle per night. Call 360- Available. Call Pickernell, James Pickernell, Jessie Start at 360-709-1824, Carla Thomas at 360-273-8640. At the Community Center 360-273-5911 or Ray Lopez at 360-273- 273-7718. Rooms need Reservations can be Goddard, Lucy Hill, Angela Whitlock, 9535 or email: or to reserved by April 1. made uner “Men’s Rachelle Wells, Tasha Goddard. Code: “1104CHEH Tournament
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