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CLASS 5A GIRLS BASKETBALL: Davis picking up the pace

Senior point guard excels in new, faster offense

DALLAS — After a pair of home wins over Mountain View on Friday and Redmond on Saturday, one thing is clear for Dallas’ girls basketball team: Things are going to be different.

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CLASS 5A WRESTLING: Sophomore making his mark

Tuipulotu looks to have a breakout season for the Panthers

INDEPENDENCE — Central sophomore Marlon Tuipulotu isn’t the loudest person. Nor is he the one to make a scene after a victory. But Tuipulotu finds other ways to make his presence felt on the mat.

Perrydale heading back to 1A

OSAA approves school’s request to move down from Class 2A

PERRYDALE — Perrydale’s stay in Class 2A will be a short one.

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CLASS 5A BOYS BASKETBALL: Bansen ready to lead Panthers

Senior evolved from role player to leader for Central

INDEPENDENCE — As a young child, Kaj Bansen grew up dreaming of playing varsity basketball for the Central Panthers.

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Living a dream

Central High graduate leads Broncos to third Fiesta Bowl

BOISE, Idaho — On Jan. 1, 2007, Grant Hedrick watched a little-known school named Boise State shock Oklahoma, thanks to a certain trick play, in the Fiesta Bowl.

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Senior finds new home

Thomas excelling during his final season with Wolves

MONMOUTH — There are times Western Oregon forward Lewis Thomas thinks about what he’d be doing if it weren’t for basketball.

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CLASS 5A BOYS BASKETBALL: Tichenor growing into leader

Senior changing the way he plays to help teammates achieve their ultimate goal

DALLAS — With nine seconds remaining during Dallas’ 41-37 win over Liberty on Thursday, Isaak Tichenor went to talk with coach Trent Schwartz.

CLASS 1A GIRLS BASKETBALL: Transfer ready to change team

Reynolds helps teammates get more aggressive in style of play

FALLS CITY — Senior transfer Tierra Reynolds wasn’t quite used to seeing so few girls on the court.

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Trainers ready for new season

Darrington, Ainsworth work to keep athletes healthy, recover quickly

POLK COUNTY — Whenever Central High has a home game, one man shows up before anyone else. It’s not a coach or a player. It’s athletic trainer Jeremy Ainsworth.

YOUTH FOOTBALL: Local kids to play in tourney

POLK COUNTY — It was a scramble, but seven Polk County sixth-grade football players will compete in a national tournament.

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