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COLLEGE CROSS-COUNTRY: Senior steps up at home meet

Anderson makes her mark

MONMOUTH — When Western Oregon senior Nicole Anderson signed up for cross-country during her sophomore year in high school, her expectations weren’t exactly high.

COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: Pratt back for final season at Stanford

Jordan Pratt of Monmouth is in the midst of his senior season with the Stanford University football team.

WESTERN OREGON ROUNDUP: Wolves earn convincing victory

Western Oregon scores 17 unanswered points to pull away from Simon Fraser

BURNBARY, British Columbia — The Western Oregon football team scored 17 unanswered points in the second quarter as the Wolves defeated Simon Fraser 38-14 on Saturday.

Athlete of the Week

Amanda Dankenbring * Zach Holloway

WOU ROUNDUP: WOU football falls in thriller

Bergman throws for 413 yards and three touchdowns in losing effort

HILLSBORO — Western Oregon quarterback Ryan Bergman threw for 413 yards and three touchdowns, but the Wolves lost to Portland State 45-38 Saturday night at Hillsboro Stadium. The game was a matchup between NCAA Division II WOU and FCS PSU.

Athlete of the Week

Ryan Bergman * Wes Riddell

Ryan Bergman * Wes Riddell

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COLLEGE CROSS-COUNTRY: Holloway, Stuckey look to break out

Juniors ready to race for a spot in the Division II cross-country championship

INDEPENDENCE — Western Oregon junior Zach Holloway is dreaming big. And he’s ready to make those dreams a reality.

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COLLEGE SOCCER: Best foot forward

Western Oregon aims to continue building program

MONMOUTH — Western Oregon soccer coach Steve Ancheta knows what state the program was in when he arrived 2011.

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COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL: Wolves aim to surprise GNAC

Seniors looking to contend for conference title in final year

MONMOUTH — There’s a phrase the Western Oregon volleyball team introduces new players to, a way to break the ice among new teammates.

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Pouring on the points

Offense ready to build on record-breaking 2013 season

MONMOUTH — Western Oregon quarterback Ryan Bergman, running back Joe Harris and wide receiver Tyrell Williams know a thing or two about offense.

Wolves tabbed for fourth in GNAC

MONMOUTH — The Western Oregon University women’s soccer team has been picked to finish fourth in the annual Great Northwest Athletic Conference preseason coaches’ poll.

WOU volleyball picked to take sixth

MONMOUTH — The annual Great Northwest Athletic Conference preseason coaches’ poll selected the Western Oregon volleyball team to finish sixth in 2014, receiving 38 points. The Wolves finished 10-18 overall and 7-11 in GNAC play in 2013.

Western athletes receive awards

MONMOUTH — The Division II Athletics Directors Association Academic Achievement Awards program named 29 Western Oregon student-athletes as recipients of the honor on Friday.

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Hedrick enters senior year as the starting QB at Boise State

BOISE, Idaho — Grant Hedrick had been waiting for his moment.

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When winning isn’t everything

Western Oregon senior to play for Egyptian national team at World Cup

CAIRO, Egypt — Western Oregon senior Marwan Sarhan didn’t need years of studying at college to decide what he wanted to do.