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By Andi Bourne

Parcell Best in the West for Second Year


Carly Stinson

Condon-native John Parcell competing in the underhand chop during the 2017 Western Collegiate Stihl Timbersports Championship. While Parcell said this was one of his weakest events, he swept this event and the other three in the competition winning the championship by six points.

FLAGSTAFF, ARIZ. - For the second year in a row, 2013 Seeley-Swan High School graduate John Parcell of Condon won the 2017 Western Collegiate Stihl Timbersports Championship April 19-21 at Northern Arizona University.

Parcell will be one of eight collegiate athletes who will chop and saw their way towards the title of Best Lumberjack in the USA at the Stihl Timbersports 2017 U.S. Championships in Milwaukee, Wisc. July 28-30.

"I hoped I could do it again," said Parcell who was nominated by the University of Montana (UM) Woodsman Team to be their representative. He was their best lumberjack...

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