Pop Warner, Kids, Inc. come together

DALLAS — Dallas resident Jeff Hevener remembers seeing young kids attending Dallas High football games with their youth uniforms on, but he knew something was wrong. With two youth leagues, Pop Warner and Kids, Inc., kids had to choose which league to play for.

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Dressel looks to make his own splash

DALLAS — Swimming is something of a tradition in the Dressel family. Jerusha Dressel is a competitive swimmer at the collegiate level, while Elizabeth Dressel swims varsity for the Dallas Dragons.


*DHS fall sports signups begin*CHS fall sports registration to start Aug. 10*Central to host football camp

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Underdogs come out on top of tourney

At the beginning of the season Micky Garus wasn’t sure what he had gotten himself into volunteering to coach Kids Inc.’s Majors recreational softball team.

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Swimming toward success

Diaz following in her brothers’ footsteps with Blue Dolphins

DALLAS — Isabel Diaz wasn’t planning on becoming a swimmer.

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Kids’ triathlon looks to bring the fun

DALLAS — Fun is front and center at the 10th annual Dallas Summerfest Kids’ Triathlon.

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Dirtbags prepare for state tournament

MONMOUTH — The Demarini Dirtbags aren’t ending the regular season with a league title, but that hasn’t changed the team’s expectations for the American Legion baseball state tournament, which begins July 29.

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Cross Creek hosts OGA youth tournament

Nearly 80 golfers from Oregon and Washington came to compete on Thursday

DALLAS — About 80 golfers descended upon Cross Creek Golf Course on Thursday morning. This was no ordinary tournament. This was an Oregon Golf Association (OGA) youth tournament.

LaCreole wrestling squad takes third

WOODBURN — A quartet of LaCreole Middle School wrestlers placed at the Middle School State Wrestling Championships.

Youth softball umpire clinic Thursday

POLK COUNTY — Dallas Kids, Inc. and West Valley Little League will hold a youth softball umpire clinic Thursday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the LaCreole Middle School cafeteria. There is no cost to attend.

Local youth football team eliminated

SEATTLE — Oregon’s youth football team lost to Seattle 59-0 in the second round of the Football University National Championship on Sunday. Oregon defeated Columbian Basin 24-14 in its opening round in Seattle on Saturday.

Junior Lifeguard meeting is Dec. 18

DALLAS — The Dallas Aquatic Center will host an information meeting on its Junior Lifeguard program on Dec. 18. The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m., and an adult must attend with the interested Junior Lifeguard.

YOUTH FOOTBALL: Local kids to play in tourney

POLK COUNTY — It was a scramble, but seven Polk County sixth-grade football players will compete in a national tournament.

DUSC schedules annual meeting

DALLAS — Dallas United Soccer Club is holding its annual general meeting Thursday at 7 p.m. at Dallas High School, 1250 SE Holman Ave.

DUSC schedules annual meeting

DALLAS — Dallas United Soccer Club is holding its annual general meeting Thursday, Nov. 20, at 7 p.m. at Dallas High School, 1250 SE Holman Ave.