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CLASS 5A PREP TRACK AND FIELD: Remington vaulting up the ranks

Senior eyeing first state berth in pole vault and javelin

DALLAS — It’s a moment that only lasts a few seconds. The moment when a pole vaulter launches himself or herself through the air.

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CLASS 5A PREP BASEBALL: Sophomore rising

Panthers in a close race for league’s top seeds

INDEPENDENCE — Since third grade, Central sophomore Luis Amador has felt at home on the baseball diamond.

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CLASS 2A-1A PREP TRACK AND FIELD: Senior exceeds goals

Transfer looks to enjoy the ride

FALLS CITY — Arlin Schwanke always yearned for the chance to try out track and field.

PREP GOLF ROUNDUP: Dallas takes sixth

WOODBURN — Dallas’ boys golf team finished sixth out of seven teams at the Mid-Willamette Conference tournament at Tukwilla.

PREP TRACK AND FIELD ROUNDUP: Dallas excels at home meet

Dragons have strong showing at home meet on April 14

DALLAS — The Dallas track and field team took first in 11 events during the Dragons’ meet against Crescent Valley, South Albany and Woodburn on April 14.

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WESTERN OREGON ROUNDUP: Softball closes in on postseason berth

Wolves sweep Central Washington in key conference showdown Saturday

MONMOUTH — Western Oregon senior Amanda Evola knew playing her final home games would be a bittersweet moment. But she wasn’t about to let it affect her mindset, or her team.

PREP BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Panthers lose two of three to Silver Foxes

Central remains in sole possession of second place in the Mid-Willamette Conference

INDEPENDENCE — Central’s baseball team fell out of a first-place tie in the Mid-Willamette Conference after losing two of three to Silverton. The Panthers lost 12-2 on Thursday before splitting a doubleheader on Friday, winning 8-7 before falling 7-5.

PREP TENNIS ROUNDUP: Dallas girls squad making progress

DALLAS — The Dallas girls’ tennis team is making strides, despite dropping two of three league matches. Dallas lost to Crescent Valley 8-0 on April 15 and Silverton 6-2 on Monday. Dallas defeated Lebanon 5-3 on Thursday.

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PREP SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: Panthers fall to second in conference

Central suffers first two losses of season against Dallas and Crescent Valley

INDEPENDENCE — It was feast or famine at the plate for Central’s softball team. The Panthers scored a combined 28 runs in a pair of wins, but just five in two losses.

Athlete of the Week

Jourdan Williams * Kayley Sayer

DHS basketball to host fundraiser

DALLAS — The Dallas High boys basketball team will host its annual scrap metal drive on May 16.

Tickets available for Hall of Fame

INDEPENDENCE — Tickets are on sale for Central High’s Hall of Fame Dessert on Saturday. Cost is $5 per person.

Sports Schedule

April 22-29

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CLASS 2A-1A PREP TRACK AND FIELD: Hurdling over expectations

Junior’s switch to track and field proving to be a success

PERRYDALE — Perrydale junior Taylor Price loves softball. As a sophomore, she started for the Pirates. Many of her friends were her teammates.

CLASS 5A PREP GOLF: Senior enjoys time on the course

Brinton not letting a late start stop him from exceling for Central

INDEPENDENCE — Central senior Collin Brinton wasn’t swinging a golf club by the time he could walk. Nor was he draining putts by the time he was in grade school. Brinton was, in fact, a late arrival to golf.