DALLAS — The last time Dallas’ softball team squared off against Central, it was a defensive battle with the Dragons pulling out a 2-1 victory.
FALLS CITY — When junior Jeremy Labrado arrived in Eugene for the 1A state track and field championships last May, he was overwhelmed.
INDEPENDENCE — When Central senior Chris Polanco steps onto the tennis court, he’s playing for more than himself.
SHERIDAN — Perrydale’s girls track and field team placed fifth at Sheridan on Thursday. The boys finished seventh.
FLORENCE — Dallas’ boys track and field team took first at the Central Coast Invitational on Friday. The girls finished second.
INDEPENDENCE — Central’s softball team defeated Crescent Valley 22-1 on April 18 and Silverton 6-4 on Thursday before falling to Dallas 13-0 on Friday. The Panthers also beat Lebanon 8-7 on Monday.
INDEPENDENCE — Last year, Central’s baseball team struggled to find its identity. With a 12-14 record overall and 10-11 mark in Mid-Willamette Conference play, the Panthers showed they could be a threat — but not consistently. They’re out to change that perception in 2017.
DALLAS — Dallas’ girls golf team has seen success in recent years, thanks in part to senior Kailee Curtis, who has earned her spot among the state’s best golfers. The rest of the players want to show that they are ready to do the same.
BANKS — Competing at a meet with 1A, 2A, 3A and 4A schools, Perrydale’s track and field teams were looking to make a statement at the Rob Frank Invitational at Banks High School on Saturday.
LEBANON — Dallas’ softball team extended its win streak to five games as the Dragons defeated South Albany 10-0 on April 11 and Lebanon 15-8 on Thursday.
ALBANY — Central’s softball team earned a trio of victories. The Panthers defeated Woodburn 19-3 on April 11 before beating South Albany 6-2 and 17-4 on Thursday. The Panthers entered the week with a 7-5 record overall and a 3-3 mark in Mid-Willamette Conference play, good for fourth place.
AURORA — Falls City’s track and field team competed at the North Marion JV Invite on Thursday.
DALLAS — David Brautigam has stepped down as head girls basketball coach. Brautigam said he made the decision so he could spend more time with his family.
INDEPENDENCE — Dallas softball coach Brandi Jackson told her team be ready to go to war.
DALLAS — When Dallas girls tennis player Molly Peffley decided to pick up a racket her freshman year, she didn’t have years of experience.