Senior rushed for more than 2,400 yards in final season
INDEPENDENCE — As a sixth-grader, Wes Riddell roamed the sidelines at Central High. As the Panthers’ ball boy, Riddell got his first glimpse of high school football.
Dallas High junior not letting loss of vision stop him from living life to the fullest
DALLAS — In almost every way, Dallas High junior Damanti Burfict is as normal as can be. Each morning, he goes to school. He loves the sciences, but is not a huge fan of algebra 2. He goes to wrestling practice after school, where he hopes to place at districts this season. But Burfict is not your average high school student. He’s hoping his story can help show the world that a setback doesn’t mean you have to give up on your dreams.
Nichols hopes to lead WOU to a conference championship
MONMOUTH — The Western Oregon men’s basketball team won’t be the young kids on the block anymore.
Senior helped lead Dallas
DALLAS — Dallas High senior Chanel Bailey wasn’t always a towering force for the Dragons. Growing up, Bailey was a dancer.
Azorr already earning a spot in Western Oregon’s rotation
MONMOUTH — Western Oregon freshman Sydney Azorr is perhaps one of the Wolves’ most-hyped women’s basketball recruits in recent history.
Central shut out in second half for the first time this year
INDEPENDENCE — Throughout the regular season, Central’s offense was among the most prolific in Class 5A, averaging 36.7 points per game.
PORTLAND — Western Mennonite/Perrydale saw its playoff run come to an end as the Pioneers lost to Oregon Episcopal 2-0 on Saturday.
Seniors treasure final home victory
MONMOUTH — It’s something that’s happened numerous times before throughout their careers at WOU.
WOODBURN — No more league games. No more regular season matchups.
Dragons hold Silverton to season low in points, but Silver Foxes escape with 14-0 win
DALLAS — On paper, Dallas’ football team looked like heavy underdogs against undefeated Silverton on Friday.