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November 07, 2012
Leigh Anne MacCarthy of Monmouth is in the midst of her senior season with the women's volleyball team at Eastern Oregon University in La Grande.
Leigh Anne MacCarthy
MacCarthy is also a member of the EOU cross-country team. She placed 13th in Saturday's Cascade Conference Championships with a lifetime best time of 18:41.71 on the 5,000-meter course. Her effort helped the Mountaineers finish second in the team standings and vault them to a No. 11 ranking, earning them a berth to the NAIA National Cross-Country Championships Nov. 17 at Fort Vancouver, Wash.
Jordan Pratt of Monmouth is a member of the 2012 Stanford University football team. Pratt, a 2003 graduate of Central High School and one-time professional baseball player in the Los Angeles Dodgers organization, is a 6-foot-3, 215-pound sophomore wide receiver for the Cardinal of Palo Alto, Calif. Pratt was the recipient of the 2011 Greg Piers Award for outstanding contributions on Stanford's scout team during his freshman season. This season, Pratt has played in three games, catching one pass for two yards.
Kang-Ho Brooks of Dallas is playing soccer this fall with the Chemeketa Community College men's team in Salem. Brooks is a freshman defender for the Storm, who play in the Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges. The Storm (10-4-5, 10-1-2 NWAACC) finished in second place in the Southern Region to advance to the playoffs. Chemeketa is set to play Community Colleges of Spokane (Wash.) in the first round Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. at Willamette University in Salem. Brooks is a 2012 graduate of Dallas High School.
Shallyn Lewis of Independence is on the roster of the Chemeketa Community College volleyball team in Salem this fall. Lewis, a 2011 graduate of Central High School, is a 5-foot-10 sophomore middle hitter for the Storm.
Two former Central Panthers are on the women's soccer roster this fall at Chemeketa Community College. Adrienne Waterman is a sophomore goalkeeper, while Cecilia Lugo is a sophomore midfielder for the Storm from Salem.
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