McBeth, Bansen earn wild card berths to state meet
MONMOUTH — Central senior Taylor Knauss was sure of one thing on Thursday afternoon. After competing in the finals of the girls long jump, she was ready to focus on her main event — the triple jump.
Price, Clark place second at district meet
MT. ANGEL — Perrydale junior Sarah Clark couldn’t help but feel a little down before the Tri-River Conference track and field championships on Thursday and Friday. Clark, who had been throwing since her sophomore year, had dedicated herself the most to the javelin.
Dragons hope Friday starts off a long playoff journey
DALLAS — It wasn’t the regular season finale the Dallas softball team had hoped for, but the Dragons didn’t hang their heads. If the last third of the Mid-Willamette Conference season had proven anything, it was this: Dallas is ready to take the next step.
WOODBURN — The Central softball team ended its league season with a bang, defeating Woodburn 28-1 on Friday after falling to Silverton 11-9 on May 12 and Corvallis 8-7 on May 13. The Panthers, which host Gresham Wednesday (today) in a nonleague matchup, finished fourth in the Mid-Willamette Conference with a 13-8 league record.
Cable, Sanna place third at Mid-Willamettte Conference tourney
CORVALLIS — When junior Kevin Cable and senior Edoardo Sanna decided to join forces, the pair had one thing on their mind — Get to the state tennis tournament.
DALLAS — The Dallas High baseball squad closed out its regular season with a sweep of South Albany, defeating the Rebels 10-1 and 7-2 on May 13 and 7-6 on Friday as the Dragons clinched the Mid-Willamette Conference’s third seed.
INDEPENDENCE — The Central baseball team knows it can compete with the Mid-Willamette Conference’s best.
White wins district title in the boys triple jump on his final leap
MONMOUTH — It wasn’t easy for Dallas at the Mid-Willamette Conference track and field championships on Wednesday and Thursday. But the Dragons, who finished seventh in the boys and girls team standings, pulled through to send a trio of athletes to the OSAA Class 5A state meet on Friday and Saturday.
PORTLAND — Falls City senior Tristan Yeager wasn’t quite ready to see his high school career end.
Yasmine El-Hato * Rebeka Preston
CORVALLIS — Dallas’ girls tennis team may not have any state qualifiers, but coach Jordan Sollman wasn’t disappointed.
SANTIAM — Perrydale’s baseball team broke a five-game losing streak on May 13, defeating Santiam 13-3.
Sophomore forced to cut back miles
INDEPENDENCE — When it comes to running, Central sophomore Abby McBeth doesn’t like to slow down.
Coach hopes new attitudes lead to improved results for the Dragons
DALLAS — When the 2015 season began for Dallas’ girls tennis team, first-year coach Jordan Sollman had a simple message — forget the past.
Sophomore hopes to make his presence felt by qualifying for state meet
DALLAS — Dallas sophomore Aaron White is out to make a name for himself.