Senior point guard excels in new, faster offense
DALLAS — After a pair of home wins over Mountain View on Friday and Redmond on Saturday, one thing is clear for Dallas’ girls basketball team: Things are going to be different.
Tuipulotu looks to have a breakout season for the Panthers
INDEPENDENCE — Central sophomore Marlon Tuipulotu isn’t the loudest person. Nor is he the one to make a scene after a victory. But Tuipulotu finds other ways to make his presence felt on the mat.
OSAA approves school’s request to move down from Class 2A
PERRYDALE — Perrydale’s stay in Class 2A will be a short one.
Senior evolved from role player to leader for Central
INDEPENDENCE — As a young child, Kaj Bansen grew up dreaming of playing varsity basketball for the Central Panthers.
Central High graduate leads Broncos to third Fiesta Bowl
BOISE, Idaho — On Jan. 1, 2007, Grant Hedrick watched a little-known school named Boise State shock Oklahoma, thanks to a certain trick play, in the Fiesta Bowl.
Thomas excelling during his final season with Wolves
MONMOUTH — There are times Western Oregon forward Lewis Thomas thinks about what he’d be doing if it weren’t for basketball.
Senior changing the way he plays to help teammates achieve their ultimate goal
DALLAS — With nine seconds remaining during Dallas’ 41-37 win over Liberty on Thursday, Isaak Tichenor went to talk with coach Trent Schwartz.
Reynolds helps teammates get more aggressive in style of play
FALLS CITY — Senior transfer Tierra Reynolds wasn’t quite used to seeing so few girls on the court.
Darrington, Ainsworth work to keep athletes healthy, recover quickly
POLK COUNTY — Whenever Central High has a home game, one man shows up before anyone else. It’s not a coach or a player. It’s athletic trainer Jeremy Ainsworth.
POLK COUNTY — It was a scramble, but seven Polk County sixth-grade football players will compete in a national tournament.