Lukas Eggen

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CLASS 5A PREP FOOTBALL: Running for daylight

Hofferber comes up big for injured McCarron

DALLAS — Dallas junior running back Alex Hofferber knew his chance would come eventually. On Friday night, Hofferber made the most of an unexpected opportunity.

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Getting a leg up

Junior gives WOU late boost

MONMOUTH — Junior Jesse Correa grew up dreaming of kicking a game-winning field goal. On Saturday, Correa got his wish.

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CLASS 3A-2A-1A GIRLS SOCCER: Senior leads team

Locke leads with eight goals scored

PERRYDALE — As senior Cheyenne Locke was growing up, it appeared her athletic life would be very different than it is today.

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CLASS 1A PREP FOOTBALL: Taking it to the house

Yeager extending national kickoff return record

FALLS CITY — Tristan Yeager has spent his high school career terrorizing opposing defenses. Now, in his senior year, Yeager is looking to continue his reign.

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Early season match a big moment for all

INDEPENDENCE — It’s not often a coach has tears of joy and a smile on her face after starting the season 0-2. But for the Central volleyball team, a five-set loss to South Albany on Sept. 10 and a 25-23, 22-25, 25-23, 27-25 loss to Dallas on Thursday didn’t leave them feeling down. It gave them hope.

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COLLEGE CROSS-COUNTRY: Senior steps up at home meet

Anderson makes her mark

MONMOUTH — When Western Oregon senior Nicole Anderson signed up for cross-country during her sophomore year in high school, her expectations weren’t exactly high.

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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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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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