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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Senior overcoming injuries to lead Pirates
PERRYDALE — On the volleyball court, Perrydale High senior Sarah Nelson stands among the leaders of her team.
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.
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.
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.