DALLAS — For Morrison senior Stephanie Cutler, making state is more than a triumph in athletics. It’s a return to a sport few, if any, thought she’d ever get to play again and a refusal to let a life-threatening situation keep her down.
DALLAS — Morrison senior Luke Mann had never picked up a bowling ball before his freshman year of high school.
DALLAS — In all of Dallas girls basketball coach David Brautigam’s years of experience, he’s never had a season quite like this one.
Hasbrook becomes one of Central’s strongest girls
INDEPENDENCE — Central sophomore swimmer AnneMarie Hasbrook isn’t one to shout at teammates, but that doesn’t mean she isn’t one of the Panthers leaders.
PERRYDALE — Perrydale’s boys basketball team defeated Willamette Valley Christian 44-29 on Jan. 26, Livingstone Adventist 69-57 on Jan. 27 and Country Christian 50-30 on Monday
FALLS CITY — Falls City’s girls basketball team defeated Eddyville Charter 43-10 on Thursday before downing St. John Bosco 45-19 on Monday.
INDEPENDENCE — At the halfway point in Mid-Willamette Conference play, Central’s girls basketball team appears to be in a strong position. The Panthers entered the week in sole possession of third place with a 5-2 mark in league play and ranked ninth overall in the OSAA’s power rankings. But the girls aren’t satisfied.
MONROE — Central’s wrestling team placed third at the Monroe Invitational on Saturday. Sam Crow (195 pounds) and Marlon Tuipulotu (285) took first to lead the Panthers. Luis Martinez (106), Nick Kunckle (113) and Collin Swinehart (152) finished second. Central hosts Woodburn Wednesday (today) at 7 p.m. before competing at the Robert Paul Invitational at Sandy High School on Saturday.
DALLAS — Dallas’ boys basketball team defeated Lebanon 66-57 on Jan. 26 before falling to Silverton 66-52 on Friday.
Dallas sophomore discovers way to experience passion first-hand
DALLAS — Throughout his life, Dallas sophomore Grant McFarland has always loved basketball. During the winter, he’s there to cheer his Dallas Dragons on during basketball games. He was there to see his favorite professional team, the Portland Trail Blazers, earn a win against the L.A. Clippers.
PERRYDALE — Perrydale’s girls basketball team showed it can be good, even dominant, against some of the Casco League’s worst teams. Now, players hope to show they can hang with the league’s best — top-ranked Country Christian.
Junior learns not to let anyone intimidate him on the mat
DALLAS — When junior Clay Coxen stepped onto the mat for his first high school wrestling match, the moment consumed him.
DALLAS — Dallas’ swim team hosted the Dallas Invitational on Thursday. Team scores were kept in dual meet formats.
SALEM — Falls City’s girls basketball team moved into third place in the Casco League after defeating Willamette Valley Christian 39-29 on Jan. 19 and Livingstone Adventist 43-27 on Thursday evening.
PERRYDALE — A 48-41 nonleague loss to St. Paul on Saturday may have snapped a nine-game win streak for Perrydale’s boys basketball team, but the Pirates are showing they could be the team to beat in the Casco League.