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Central hires soccer coach

Carlos Esquivel as the school’s boys soccer coach.

Bemrose steps down as Dallas coach

North Marion hires former Dragons coach to take over Huskies’ swim program

Former coach Jeff Bemrose announced he accepted the head swim coach position at North Marion High School.


*DHS fall sports signups begin*CHS fall sports registration to start Aug. 10*Central to host football camp

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Dirtbags prepare for state tournament

MONMOUTH — The Demarini Dirtbags aren’t ending the regular season with a league title, but that hasn’t changed the team’s expectations for the American Legion baseball state tournament, which begins July 29.

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Athletic fees to increase by $25 at Dallas High School

Athletic fees at Dallas High School will increase for the 2015-16 school year.

Coxen emerges as leader

School may be out, but for Dallas junior Clay Coxen, he’s not taking the summer baseball season lightly.

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Making a change

Central High graduate looks to make a difference

MONMOUTH — Upon finishing his senior season with Central’s baseball team, Chris Rech arrived at a pivotal moment in his life — one that could lead him away from the baseball diamond.

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CLASS 5A PREP SOFTBALL: Campos hopes experience leads to success

Dragons turn to assistant varsity coach to lead softball program into the future

DALLAS — The Dallas High softball program has a new head coach. DHS Athletic Director Tim Larson announced Brandi Campos will take over from Al Perkins, who stepped down earlier in June.

Dugan takes AD position at Perrydale

Longtime employee will also serve as school’s assistant principal

PERRYDALE — Dan Dugan hadn’t even started his new role as assistant principal at Perrydale High School when he was given another title: athletic director.

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Swinging away ...

Senior came up big for Central

INDEPENDENCE — It was a moment four years in the making for Central senior Ryanne Huffman. Leading 10-2 against Ashland in the Panthers’ play-in game, Huffman stepped up to the plate and accomplished something she never had before — hit a home run.

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Silver to help lead Perrydale to state

Pirates to enter six athletes to compete at the state championships

PERRYDALE — You weren’t likely to see Perrydale senior David Silver lounging around much during the 2014-15 school year.

Dallas hopes for strong showing at state

Dragons ready to compete in five events in Redmond starting June 24

DALLAS — From the moment Dallas sophomore Daphne Mauk rode a horse for the first time at the age of 8, she was hooked.

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Riddell ready to take on state’s best

Trio of Polk County athletes prepare to play in Les Scwhab Tires Bowl

INDEPENDENCE — When one of Central High’s newest graduates, running back/defensive back Wes Riddell, takes the field for the South squad at the Les Schwab Tires Bowl in Hillsboro on Saturday, he knows it’ll be a challenge.

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Senior ready for next step

DALLAS — Dallas pitcher Logan Hatley’s high school career didn’t end the way he had hoped. But his journey made him the Dragons’ top starter for the second season in a row.