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.
Western Oregon aims to continue building program
MONMOUTH — Western Oregon soccer coach Steve Ancheta knows what state the program was in when he arrived 2011.
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.
Juniors ready to race for a spot in the Division II cross-country championship
INDEPENDENCE — Western Oregon junior Zach Holloway is dreaming big. And he’s ready to make those dreams a reality.
Seniors looking to contend for conference title in final year
MONMOUTH — There’s a phrase the Western Oregon volleyball team introduces new players to, a way to break the ice among new teammates.
Offense ready to build on record-breaking 2013 season
MONMOUTH — Western Oregon quarterback Ryan Bergman, running back Joe Harris and wide receiver Tyrell Williams know a thing or two about offense.
INDEPENDENCE — Goodbye Class 4A, and hello Class 5A. A new age begins for the Central Panthers this fall as they join the Mid-Willamette Conference for high school sports.
Offense ready to build n record-breaking 2013 season
The Wolves return six starters on offense, including Bergman, who threw for 27 touchdowns last season.