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Yeager takes second, fourth

Falls City senior just misses state title in boys discus

EUGENE — Falls City senior Tristan Yeager didn’t enter the track and field season with state aspirations.

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CLASS 5A PREP BASEBALL: Dragons advance to state playoffs

Sophomore Wallace scores winning run by stealing home

DALLAS — Prior to the start of the postseason, Dallas baseball coach Scot McDonald said, despite all the preparation in the world, luck plays a part in the game.

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CLASS 5A PREP TRACK AND FIELD: Benz takes second in discus

White, Remington also place in Eugene on Friday and Saturday

EUGENE — Headed into the OSAA Class 5A state meet on Friday and Saturday, something was different for Dallas junior Kyleen Benz. The three-time state qualifier was on a mission to not let state overwhelm her.

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CLASS 5A PREP TRACK AND FIELD: Peterson makes podium in 200

Senior sprinter ties for fifth in the 200-meter run at OSAA state meet

EUGENE — In a matter of hours, the preliminary heats of the boys 200-meter run became huge for Central senior Thomas Peterson.

CLASS 2A PREP TRACK AND FIELD: Perrydale duo gains experience at state

EUGENE — In the weeks to follow, Perrydale juniors Taylor Price and Sarah Clark will likely find fond memories of the OSAA Class 2A state track and field meet.

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CLASS 5A PREP SOFTBALL: Central cruises to state playoffs

Huffman hits grand slam

INDEPENDENCE — Headed into Central’s softball team’s play-in matchup against Ashland on Friday, Panthers coach Kendra George wanted just one thing: maximum effort.

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PREP SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: Dallas upset in play-in round

DALLAS — For the second year in a row, Dallas’ softball team’s season has come to an end in the play-in round.

PREP BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Panthers fall in play-in round

CRATER — The Central baseball team saw its season come to an end after falling to Crater 1-0 on Friday in the Class 5A state play-in round.

Athlete of the Week

Rebeka Preston * Ryanne Huffman

Sports Schedule

May 27-June 2

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CLASS 5A PREP TRACK AND FIELD: Knauss, Peterson win titles

McBeth, Bansen earn wild card berths to state meet

MONMOUTH — Central senior Taylor Knauss was sure of one thing on Thursday afternoon. After competing in the finals of the girls long jump, she was ready to focus on her main event — the triple jump.

CLASS 2A PREP TRACK AND FIELD: Pirates’ duo set for state

Price, Clark place second at district meet

MT. ANGEL — Perrydale junior Sarah Clark couldn’t help but feel a little down before the Tri-River Conference track and field championships on Thursday and Friday. Clark, who had been throwing since her sophomore year, had dedicated herself the most to the javelin.

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CLASS 5A PREP SOFTBALL: Dallas ready to shine

Dragons hope Friday starts off a long playoff journey

DALLAS — It wasn’t the regular season finale the Dallas softball team had hoped for, but the Dragons didn’t hang their heads. If the last third of the Mid-Willamette Conference season had proven anything, it was this: Dallas is ready to take the next step.

CLASS 5A PREP SOFTBALL: Central to host Ashland

WOODBURN — The Central softball team ended its league season with a bang, defeating Woodburn 28-1 on Friday after falling to Silverton 11-9 on May 12 and Corvallis 8-7 on May 13. The Panthers, which host Gresham Wednesday (today) in a nonleague matchup, finished fourth in the Mid-Willamette Conference with a 13-8 league record.

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CLASS 5A PREP TENNIS: Central doubles pair headed to state

Cable, Sanna place third at Mid-Willamettte Conference tourney

CORVALLIS — When junior Kevin Cable and senior Edoardo Sanna decided to join forces, the pair had one thing on their mind — Get to the state tennis tournament.