MONMOUTH – The Perrydale High School Pirates girls track and field team clinched fourth place overall in the 1A Special District 1 state track and field championships, hosted by Western Oregon University on May 17-18, and senior Austin Burgess of Falls City High School secured a state champi…
LEBANON – After an exciting and emotional two days at the 5A Mid-Willamette Conference Track and Field Districts, hosted by Lebanon High School on May 15-16, the Central High School Panthers and Dallas High School Dragons collected a handful of individuals who will move on to the state meet …
INDEPENDENCE – The Central High School Panthers ended their regular season last week with an 8-3 victory at North Salem (10-14 overall, 7-9 MWC), and 5-1 and 6-1 wins, respectively, against South Albany (8-19 overall, 4-12 MWC) to claim the title of Mid-Willamette Conference league champions.
DALLAS — The Dallas High School baseball team picked up a well-deserved 2-3 win against Corvallis on May 8 after suffering a 6-1 loss at the Spartans’ home field on May 6.
CORVALLIS — Playing through the first hot, 85-degree weather of the season, the Central and Dallas high school boys and girls tennis teams competed at the three-day OSAA 5A Tennis Districts at Timberhill Athletic Club in Corvallis on May 8, 9 and 10.
PERRYDALE – Perrydale High School hosted its first-ever track and field meet, hosting 10 other teams, including Falls City High School, on May 4, the boys and girls teams both clinching first-place honors. The boys racked up 133 points, and the girls claimed 142.5.
INDEPENDENCE – The Dallas High School softball team came ready to play in the second game of the Polk County rivalry series against Central High School on May 3, winning 13-1 on the Panthers’ home field.
INDEPENDENCE — Coming off a 10-0 shutout against Crescent Valley (18-3 overall, 8-2 Mid-Willamette Conference) on April 28, the Central High School Panthers baseball team struggled to execute at-bats against Corvallis on May 1, but managed to post a 4-3 win with a late run in the seventh inning.
DALLAS — The Dallas High School Dragons softball team clinched two victories, opening the week with a 2-0 shutout on April 23 at Corvallis (4-10-1 overall, 3-5 Mid-Willamette Conference).
INDEPENDENCE — It was a week of victories for the Central High School Panthers girls tennis team, sweeping Lebanon 8-0 on April 23 and defeating North Salem 6-2 at home on April 25.
INDEPENDENCE — The Central High School Panthers softball team opened last week with a 7-4 victory at Lebanon on April 23, followed by a 2-1 win against North Salem on April 24 to notch six wins in a row.
INDEPENDENCE – Despite battling against harsh winds and cold weather, the Central High School Panthers clinched a 5-2 victory on their home field on Tuesday in the first game of the two-game Polk County rivalry series against the Dallas High School Dragons.
PERRYDALE — Lacking defensive energy, and unable to manufacture enough hits to make up for it, the Perrydale High School Pirates softball team fell 20-9 in a five-inning game to Neah-Kah-Nie on April 17.
DALLAS — With rain sprinkling the courts to start off the match, the Dallas High School Dragons girls tennis team engaged in a Polk Rivalry tennis match on their home court against the Central High School Panthers, defeating them 7-1, making their record 4-1 so far in league.
NORTH SALEM – Trevor Cross almost lapped a few of his competitors during his final 60 meters of the 1,500-meters race, and crossed the finish line with a grin spread across his face and arms thrown up for a first-place title of 4:09.92.
INDEPENDENCE — When Julie McDonald resigned after 11 years total as head basketball coach at Central High School, the biggest question people wanted to know was: Why?
INDEPENDENCE — The Central High School Panthers only picked up a total of two runs in their second preseason game against Hillsboro High School on Monday afternoon, losing 13-2.
PERRYDALE — The Perrydale Pirates girls basketball team ended the season fifth in the state, and junior point guard Sydney Lawrence was a driving force behind making that happen.
INDEPENDENCE — Basketball season is over for Brendan Lesmeister, and the senior from Central High School didn’t expect his last three years on the Panthers basketball team to go by so fast.
DALLAS — Not only did Dallas High School senior Joe Foster come into the wrestling season later than everyone else, he also took second place in the 132-pound bracket at this year’s state tournament with a giant brace on his left leg.
INDEPENDENCE — Wrapping up their regular season with a 45-41 win against the Dallas Dragons, the Central Panthers boys basketball team moves on to the first round of playoffs this Friday.
INDEPENDENCE – The Panthers girls basketball team has punched their ticket to the state playoffs after securing a final 63-45 victory against the Dallas Dragons to end their regular season.
PERRYDALE – The blowout game against Triangle Lake on Feb. 20 meant just one thing for the Perrydale Pirates girls basketball team: they’re one step closer to making it to the state championships in Baker City.
PORTLAND — The Dallas Dragons wrestling team finished in third place at the OSAA state wrestling tournament over the weekend, behind Crook County and Crescent Valley.
INDEPENDENCE — Facing the No. 1 ranked team in league, the Panthers girls basketball team dug deep to find the energy needed to compete with the Lebanon Warriors, losing by just six points, 40-34, at home on Feb. 12.
CRESCENT VALLEY — Participating in a one-day event because of winter weather, the Central High School girls and boys swim team and the Dallas High School boys swim team competed in the 5A Mid-Willamette Valley district swim meet, hosted by Crescent Valley.
CORVALLIS — The Dallas and Central high school wrestling teams fought hard over the weekend for a place at state at the OSAA 5A Mid-Willamette Conference wrestling district tournament, hosted by Crescent Valley High School.
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- Police logs and arrest report
- May 21 Special District Election
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- Letters to the editor for May 15