Lukas Eggen

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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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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.

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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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COLLEGE SOCCER: Best foot forward

Western Oregon aims to continue building program

MONMOUTH — Western Oregon soccer coach Steve Ancheta knows what state the program was in when he arrived 2011.

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DHS fields receive extra attention

Department uses science to help enter the fall sports season with fields in great condition

DALLAS — Rain can turn a simple game into something more: a battle of wills. But for the fields that many of these sports take place on, it can also wreak havoc.

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COLLEGE CROSS-COUNTRY: Holloway, Stuckey look to break out

Juniors ready to race for a spot in the Division II cross-country championship

INDEPENDENCE — Western Oregon junior Zach Holloway is dreaming big. And he’s ready to make those dreams a reality.

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COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL: Wolves aim to surprise GNAC

Seniors looking to contend for conference title in final year

MONMOUTH — There’s a phrase the Western Oregon volleyball team introduces new players to, a way to break the ice among new teammates.

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Pouring on the points

Offense ready to build on record-breaking 2013 season

MONMOUTH — Western Oregon quarterback Ryan Bergman, running back Joe Harris and wide receiver Tyrell Williams know a thing or two about offense.

Central preps for Class 5A

INDEPENDENCE — Goodbye Class 4A, and hello Class 5A. A new age begins for the Central Panthers this fall as they join the Mid-Willamette Conference for high school sports.

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College Football: Pouring on the points

Offense ready to build n record-breaking 2013 season

The Wolves return six starters on offense, including Bergman, who threw for 27 touchdowns last season.

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