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.
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.
Transfer looks to enjoy the ride
FALLS CITY — Arlin Schwanke always yearned for the chance to try out track and field.
WOODBURN — Dallas’ boys golf team finished sixth out of seven teams at the Mid-Willamette Conference tournament at Tukwilla.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jourdan Williams * Kayley Sayer
DALLAS — The Dallas High boys basketball team will host its annual scrap metal drive on May 16.
INDEPENDENCE — Tickets are on sale for Central High’s Hall of Fame Dessert on Saturday. Cost is $5 per person.
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.
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.