Lukas Eggen

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Hall provides RARE opportunity for IDA

Imani Hall has spent the last month learning everything he can about Independence.

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Giving it all

Herrera plays with no regrets

INDEPENDENCE — It was 2014 when Central’s boys soccer team fell to Hood River Valley 2-0 in the first round of the state playoffs and Jose Herrera, a sophomore at the time, felt empty. It wasn’t because they lost.

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PREP FOOTBALL: Dragons earn 2-0 win over Corvallis

DALLAS — By the start of the second quarter on Thursday, Dallas junior Brycen Grillo was sure of one thing.

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PREP VOLLEYBALL: Panthers prepare for postseason push

INDEPENDENCE — Entering the final week of the regular season, Central’s volleyball team knows it has punched its ticket to the play-in round on Tuesday.

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Oberg adjusts to life on the gridiron and in America

FALLS CITY — Falls City junior Jacob Oberg always enjoyed watching others play football. This fall, he decided to join the Mountaineers on the gridiron.

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Dragons hope third set sparks playoff run

DALLAS — In a span of less than 10 minutes against Corvallis on Thursday, starting outside hitter Maggie Blair and middle blocker Tristin Savage went down with injuries. It would have been easy for the Dragons to lay down in the third set.

Falls City on the brink of a state playoff berth

FALLS CITY — Falls City’s football team has been here before. Each of the last two seasons, the Mountaineers have had a chance to make the state playoffs — something they haven’t done since 1982.

PREP BOYS SOCCER: Dallas excited to show league what it can do

DALLAS — Last season, Dallas’ boys soccer team accomplished something it hadn’t in years — winning a match.

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PREP FOOTBALL: Dallas looks to bounce back against Rebels

INDEPENDENCE — Dallas’ football team fell just short of a victory on Friday night, losing 21-20 to Central.

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PREP CROSS-COUNTRY: Running leads to self discovery for Meyer

INDEPENDENCE — There’s a nickname Central senior Zachary Meyer has gotten from his cross-country teammates — one that may not sound all too flattering at first.

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