Transfer looks to enjoy the ride
FALLS CITY — Arlin Schwanke always yearned for the chance to try out track and field.
Panthers in a close race for league’s top seeds
INDEPENDENCE — Since third grade, Central sophomore Luis Amador has felt at home on the baseball diamond.
Dallas to face Mid-Willamette Conference’s top teams in consectutive weeks
DALLAS — After a three-game sweep of Woodburn, Dallas’ baseball team appears ready to face a critical stretch of its season.
Brinton not letting a late start stop him from exceling for Central
INDEPENDENCE — Central senior Collin Brinton wasn’t swinging a golf club by the time he could walk. Nor was he draining putts by the time he was in grade school. Brinton was, in fact, a late arrival to golf.
Dallas duo settles into Dragons’ No. 1 doubles team position this spring
DALLAS — When Dallas tennis doubles players Cameron Gumpinger and Josiah Gillette step onto the court, they are no longer just friends.
Western Oregon looks to clinch Great Northwest Athletic Conference title
MONMOUTH — As Western Oregon’s baseball team rested between games against Saint Martin’s on Sunday afternoon, senior Garret Harpole was all smiles.
Junior’s switch to track and field proving to be a success
PERRYDALE — Perrydale junior Taylor Price loves softball. As a sophomore, she started for the Pirates. Many of her friends were her teammates.
Senior ready to make the most of his final track and field season
INDEPENDENCE — There is something different about Central senior Alex Quinn. Quinn has always been one of the Panthers’ most versatile athletes. But this season, he’s taking his game to a new level.
Seniors eyeing district titles, state run
INDEPENDENCE — Central senior Kevin Cable was cruising to a 6-0, 6-2 victory over Dallas’ Jacob Harustak on Thursday afternoon, but an unforced error — a ball that sailed into the net — helped Harustak win a game, causing Cable to bend over in disgust.
Junior transfer emerges as Western Oregon’s top pitcher
MONMOUTH — It was a moment that threatened to derail Western Oregon’s season. After losing five straight games at the Tournament of Champions in Turlock, Calif., on March 27 and 28, WOU responded by winning two games on March 29.