INDEPENDENCE — If not for a decision long ago by his older brother, Larry Peterson’s life would look a lot different than it does now.
DALLAS — Kailee Curtis was ready for a big summer of golf.
The Polk County bicycle club, named the Polk Pedalers, is an adventurous group.
MONMOUTH — Las Vegas has long been a city where people go to bet big with the hope of hitting the jackpot.
PERRYDALE — When Perrydale athletics director Dan Dugan began his search for a new head football coach, he turned to Central athletics director Shane Hedrick for any suggestions.
POLK COUNTY — Athletes often cite chemistry as a key to success. On a team where players have little to no experience playing with each other, developing chemistry can be difficult.
DALLAS — Jeff Hevener was ecstatic to be working on Saturday morning. Hevener, along with numerous volunteers, spent the weekend installing an irrigation system at the LaCreole Middle School football field.
*Editor’s note: Thomas Gniadecki attended Dallas High School on a foreign exchange student program. He will return to his home in Denmark in July.
The moment had finally arrived. All the training (well … at least a couple days of training) was about to come to fruition at the Monmouth-Independence Fourth of July tennis tournament on Saturday.
MONMOUTH — Central High School freshman Bailey Padilla paused for the briefest of moments — then she tackled a difficult challenge.
MONMOUTH — Of all the players on Western Oregon’s men’s basketball team, none received more accolades than Andy Avgi.
Special Olympics trains, empowers its athletes to succeed
POLK COUNTY — If there’s one thing Shirley Wimer didn’t like it was sports.
SPRAY — Cody Watson, 16, of Monmouth, died Sunday while swimming with friends at the John Day River near Spray.
MONMOUTH/INDEPENDENCE — The Monmouth-Independence Mini-Marathon has been a staple on the Fourth of July for more than four decades.
It was my big moment.