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CENTRAL ROUNDUP: Boys basketball goes 2-0

INDEPENDENCE — Central’s boys basketball team defeated North Eugene 55-45 on Nov. 29 and Stayton 48-43 on Friday.

DALLAS ROUNDUP: Girls basketball earns a pair of victories

DALLAS — Dallas’ girls basketball team defeated North Salem 40-29 on Nov. 29 and Reynolds 56-15 on Friday.

PERRYDALE ROUNDUP: Girls basketball splits opening games

LOWELL — Perrydale’s girls basketball team defeated Gilchrist 51-20 on Friday before losing to North Douglas 41-39 on Saturday.

FALLS CITY ROUNDUP: Boys basketball wins two

FALLS CITY — Falls City’s boys basketball team opened its season with a pair of victories. The Mountaineers defeated McKenzie 57-25 on Thursday and Southwest Christian 54-28 on Friday.

PREP BASKETBALL: Ehlers ready to lead Dallas

DALLAS — When Dallas High School began its search for a new girls basketball coach, Tim Ehlers was ready to take his shot.

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Abraham dedicates season to his hero

INDEPENDENCE — When Central senior Isaiah Abraham scored the game-winning touchdown against Glencoe, he raised a finger to the sky.

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PREP FOOTBALL: Mountaineers fall in semifinals

HILLSBORO — Falls City’s football team’s ride in the state playoffs came to an end on Saturday.


The All-Region football team was selected by the Itemizer-Observer Sports Editor Lukas Eggen along with heavy input from area coaches.

PREP FOOTBALL: Dufur eliminates Falls City

HILLSBORO -- Falls City's football team's run in the 1A state playoffs came to an end on Saturday. No. 2 Dufur defeated the sixth-seeded Mountaineers 58-28 in the semifinals at Liberty High School.

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DALLAS — Among the words used to describe Emma Classen, loud isn’t one you’re likely to hear often.

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PREP FOOTBALL: Falls City advances to semis

ROSEBURG — There was something different about Falls City’s football team. Something that players recognized from the first day of practice.


All-Region Volleyball Team

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College signings

College signings

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PREP FOOTBALL: Mountaineers headed to quarterfinals

FALLS CITY — The Mountaineers aren’t done climbing yet.

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PREP CROSS-COUNTRY: Dragons place eighth at state

EUGENE — For the first time in more than three decades, Dallas’ boys cross-country team approached the starting line at the OSAA 5A state cross-country championships on Saturday at Lane Community College.



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