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WESTERN OREGON ROUNDUP: WOU soccer downs Simon Fraser

Taylor Higa scores two goals to lead Wolves to conference victory

MONMOUTH — Western Oregon’s womens soccer team defeated Simon Fraser 4-0 on Saturday. Taylor Higa scored two goals and Allison Frost and Machaela Rapozo added goals for the Wolves (5-4-3 overall, 3-2-3 Great Northwest Athletic Conference).

Barcroft part of SOU volleyball

ASHLAND — Kiley Barcroft of Salem is on the roster of the 2014 women’s volleyball team at Southern Oregon University in Ashland.

Athlete of the Week

Amanda Johnson * Doug Clem

WESTERN OREGON ROUNDUP: Volleyball loses five-set thriller

Wolves lose to Saint Martin’s for first time under coach Brad Saindon

MONMOUTH — For the second-straight match, Western Oregon found itself in a five-set thriller. And, for the second straight time, the Wolves came out on the short end of the outcome.

COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: Wruck returns for senior year at Tulane

Anna Wruck of Monmouth has returned for her senior season with the Tulane University women’s volleyball team.

Athlete of the Week

Tyrell Williams * Troy Trembly

WESTERN OREGON ROUNDUP: Wolves’ go 1-0-1 to open

WOU now 3-2-1 overall on the 2014 season

MONMOUTH — Western Oregon’s women’s soccer team opened Great Northwest Athletic Conference play with a 2-0 win over Montana State-Billings on Thursday and a 1-1 tie against Northwest Nazarene on Saturday. WOU sophomore Savannah Bogan scored her first goal of the season, giving the Wolves a 1-0 lead against MSUB in the 43rd minute. Junior Makana Pundyke scored in the 60th minute.

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Getting a leg up

Junior gives WOU late boost

MONMOUTH — Junior Jesse Correa grew up dreaming of kicking a game-winning field goal. On Saturday, Correa got his wish.

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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.