High School

Dirtbags post a blowout

MONMOUTH — A six-run first inning was what it took for the Dirtbags to take the five-inning game away from the Seattle Renegades on Thursday in the first game of the Western Oregon University Tournament at WOU’s home field, blowing past them to win the contest by a wide 21-2 gap.

July 11, 2018 11:36 a.m. read more..

NFL player holds skills camp at WOU

Another year of excited fans getting the chance to meet and play football alongside Tyrell Williams, a Western Oregon University alum and wide receiver for the L.A, Chargers, made way on June 26.

July 3, 2018 noon read more..

Gillette finds success in singles

Starting out as a doubles player, then switching to singles because she wanted the challenge it offered, Addie Gillette has been a varsity tennis player on the Dallas Dragons tennis team her whole high school career.

June 13, 2018 noon read more..

More than just a sport

Cade Magill came to find tennis as more than just a sport — it became an avenue of being able to reach out to the younger kids as a friend and a role model.

June 13, 2018 noon read more..

Finding his footing

Watching an athlete transform entirely from one season to the next is exciting, especially from a coach’s perspective.

June 13, 2018 noon read more..

DHS trainer Krug nabs award

You only have to spend a minute talking with Jennifer Krug, Dallas High School’s athletic trainer, to realize why she was awarded the Athletic Trainer of the Year award from the Oregon Athletic Coaches Association at the Awards Banquet on May 19: She’s passionate about what she does.

June 6, 2018 noon read more..

Peter picks up player of the year

Peter Mendazona is a kid every sports coach wants to have on their team. Being nominated twice in one year as the Itemizer-Observer’s Player of the Year is evidence of that.

June 6, 2018 noon read more..

Love ends senior year on par

Making it to the state golf tournament wasn’t something Andrew Love ever anticipated throughout his years on Central High School’s golf team.

May 30, 2018 noon read more..

Wallace leaves it all on the field

With 16 home runs under her belt for the season, Lauren Wallace can finish off her senior year — and last softball season with the Dragons — knowing she played her best.

May 30, 2018 noon read more..

Pro football player to host camp at Western

Tyrell Williams, wide receiver for the Los Angeles Chargers, and multi-sport Alum for Western Oregon University, will host a free Offensive Skills camp on Tuesday, June 26, at MacArthur Field.

May 23, 2018 4:57 p.m. read more..