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CLASS 1A PREP FOOTBALL: Taking it to the house

Yeager extending national kickoff return record

FALLS CITY — Tristan Yeager has spent his high school career terrorizing opposing defenses. Now, in his senior year, Yeager is looking to continue his reign.

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Early season match a big moment for all

INDEPENDENCE — It’s not often a coach has tears of joy and a smile on her face after starting the season 0-2. But for the Central volleyball team, a five-set loss to South Albany on Sept. 10 and a 25-23, 22-25, 25-23, 27-25 loss to Dallas on Thursday didn’t leave them feeling down. It gave them hope.

PREP VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Pirates split pair of league matches

Perrydale suffers first loss of fall

Perrydale earned a 25-15, 25-15, 25-10 victory over Santiam to open league play on Sept. 9 before falling to Kennedy 25-9, 25-12, 25-18 as the Pirates (3-1 overall) suffered their first loss of the season.

Athlete of the Week

Amanda Dankenbring * Zach Holloway

PREP CROSS-COUNTRY ROUNDUP: Stuhr helps lead Dallas

Boys place sixth at South Salem Saxon Invitational

SALEM — When Jesse Stuhr arrived at Dallas High as a freshman, it was his older brother, Clay, who helped convince him to join the cross-country team.

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PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP: Dragons fall to Lakeridge, Canby

Dallas shows improvement despite missing key player to ankle injury

DALLAS — Dallas High’s girls soccer team kicked off its 2014 season with a pair of losses, falling to Canby 6-1 on Sept. 9 and Lakeridge 2-0 on Thursday.

PREP FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Central falls to Mountain View

Panthers drop to 1-1 on the year

BEND — Despite 222 yards and three touchdowns from running back Wes Riddell, Central lost to Mountain View 46-30 on Friday.

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Senior overcoming injuries to lead Pirates

PERRYDALE — On the volleyball court, Perrydale High senior Sarah Nelson stands among the leaders of her team.

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PREP FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Central wins shootout with Bend

Riddell rushes for nearly 300 yards and five touchdowns during win

INDEPENDENCE — Central High made its Class 5A debut a memorable one, defeating Bend 46-34 Friday night at Panther Stadium.

PREP VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Dallas wins tourney title

Dragons go 5-0 in Portland to win championship

PORTLAND — Dallas opened its 2014 volleyball season by going undefeated en route to winning the Madison Tournament championship Saturday.

PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP: Central boys cruise to win

Panthers see five players score in blowout win

COTTAGE GROVE — Central scored four goals in the first half as the Panthers’ boys soccer squad defeated Cottage Grove 5-0 on Thursday.

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CLASS 5A PREP FOOTBALL: Dallas ‘disappointed’ with loss

Dragons’ fourth quarter rally falls short against Crater

DALLAS — Coming off an eight-win season, expectations are high for the Dallas High football team. But after a 28-20 loss to Crater on Friday, the Dragons are now facing an early-season test.

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Failures keep Orozco driven

INDEPENDENCE — Central High senior Alexis Orozco grew up loving soccer. Before she could walk, her parents had her on the sidelines for games that her father played in and coached.

PREP CROSS-COUNTRY ROUNDUP: Central places at invitational

TURNER — Led by three runners finishing in the top 10, Central’s girls cross-country squad won the 13-team Darrel Deedon Cascade Invitational on Thursday.


In the 2014 Fall Sports Preview, the Dallas volleyball story titled “Seniors lead experienced Dragons squad”, the photo of Brianna Classen was misidentified as Danielle Remington The I-O regrets the error.