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.
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.
All-Region Softball Team
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.
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.
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.
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.
The 2015 all-region high school baseball team was selected by Itemizer-Observer Sports Editor Lukas Eggen, along with heavy input from area coaches.
Coach confident the Dragons are set up for future success
DALLAS — The Dallas High softball team will be led by a new face come next spring. DHS Athletic Director Tim Larson announced Saturday that Al Perkins has stepped down as the Dragons coach.
Football coach thrives in dual role at CHS
INDEPENDENCE — Central football coach Shane Hedrick is getting ready to learn.
Jones hopes to bring experience, stability to Dallas’ boys soccer program
DALLAS — If there’s been one thing that defines Dallas boys’ soccer team in recent years, it’s change.
Myrold hopes to help lead Dallas girls to bigger success this season
DALLAS — Dallas High hopes a new face can lead to more success for the Dallas girls soccer team.
PENDLETON — The Central softball team saw its season come to a close after falling to Pendleton 14-3 in the first round of the state playoffs on May 27.
HOOD RIVER — The Dallas baseball team saw its season come to an end after falling to Hood River Valley 5-0 in the first round of the state playoffs on May 27.
Hatley named Pitcher of the Year
DALLAS — Eight Dallas baseball players earned all-Mid-Willamette Conference (MWC) honors. Senior Logan Hatley was named the lea-gue’s Pitcher of the Year for the second consecutive season.