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Bergeson leaves for Regis

WOU in search of a new men's basketball coach

MONMOUTH – After one of the most successful seasons in program history, the Western Oregon men’s basketball program is in search of a new coach

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2014-15 ITEMIZER-OBSERVER ALL-REGION BOYS BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Finding an edge

Minahan plays fearless basketball

DALLAS — It’s easy to think Dallas junior Everett Minahan has always been confident on the basketball court.

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Williams catching his dream

WOU senior making waves as possible NFL draft pick in April

MONMOUTH — Western Oregon senior Tyrell Williams has always been a Philadelphia Eagles fan. If he has his way, his allegiance may soon change. Williams hopes to join Kevin Boss among the names of WOU football players to make the leap to the NFL.

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CLASS 5A PREP BASEBALL: Letting his actions speak

Pitcher earning bigger role in team’s rotations

INDEPENDENCE —Ruben Martinez isn’t a screamer.

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COLLEGE BASEBALL: Pratt’s patience paying off big

Senior sees expanding role in starting rotation for Wolves

MONMOUTH — From the moment he transferred to Western Oregon, senior pitcher Jesse Pratt has had one thing in mind.

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2014-15 ITEMIZER-OBSERVER ALL-REGION GIRLS BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Always Driven

Nash takes game to new heights

INDEPENDENCE — Central junior Kylie Nash is always up for a challenge. During the 2014-15 campaign, Nash helped the Panthers succeed in a new league and showed just how valuable she is.

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HIGH SCHOOL EQUESTRIAN: Central trio finds quick success

Panthers shattered expectations by qualifying for state as a team

INDEPENDENCE — When seniors Taylor Knauss, Madeline Francis and junior Mari Whelton joined forces as the lone members on Central’s equestrian team, expectations were low.

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CLASS 5A PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Central goes cold

Panthers shoot 26 percent against Marist

EUGENE — The outside shot had been one of the Central boys basketball team’s most dependable weapons during the regular season.

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