INDEPENDENCE – The Central High School Panthers battled for a 3-1 win against Lebanon on Sept. 10 – a win that almost didn’t happen.
DALLAS — Last year, the first under head coach Andy Jackson, the culture for the Dallas Dragons football team was about raising expectations of performance on and off the field.
DALLAS — The Lady Dragons Fastpitch team is currently looking to fill 10U, 12U, 14U and 16U rosters for the 2019 fall softball season. Head coaches are looking for players with great attitudes, strong work ethic, exemplary sportsmanship and the desire to improve and grow in the sport.
DALLAS — Last year, when he was first nominated as the I-O’s Athlete of the Year for boys track and field, Malaki Connella, who recently graduated from Dallas High School, said soccer was his passion — over track and field.
INDEPENDENCE — A team captain on the Central High School Panther’s boys soccer team this year, senior Moshe Martinez brought what he learned from that leadership role into his tennis season.
DALLAS — The Dallas High School athletics office announced on May 7 that Jordan Sollman is officially the new head coach for the Dragons boys basketball team, following the resignation of former head coach Trent Schwartz.
KEIZER — For the first time since 1958, the Central Panthers baseball team became the 5A Oregon State Athletics Association state champions, capturing the title over the Pendleton Buckaroos by winning 11-4 at Keizer Station Volcano Stadium on June 1.
INDEPENDENCE — As seniors prepare to walk across the stage this weekend in their caps and gowns to receive their long-awaited high school diplomas, many of them do so welcoming a new adventure on the other side.
EUGENE — The Dallas Dragons softball team fell 5-1 against the Ridgeview Ravens at Jane Sanders Stadium in Eugene at the state championship game on Saturday.
INDEPENDENCE – The Central High School Panthers baseball team advanced to the semifinals after an explosive performance last week, taking a 2-0 shutout against Hillsboro (14-13 overall, 11-7 Northwest Oregon Conference) and a 6-4 triumph against La Salle (17-11 overall, 15-3 NWOC).
GRESHAM – With constant rain beating down on the track for the two-day event, the Central High School and Dallas High School track and field teams competed in the OSAA 5A Track and Field State Championships, held at Mt. Hood Community College May 24-25.
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.
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