DALLAS — Dallas’ boys basketball coach Trent Schwartz had one message for his players: It’s time to get tough.
INDEPENDENCE — When Lexy Barba was a freshman on Central’s girls basketball team, she was hesitant to score.
MONMOUTH — From the moment he finished his senior season at Western Oregon in 2016, Devon Alexander has had his sight set on playing professional basketball — no matter where in the world it would take him.
INDEPENDENCE – Central High School’s athletic department announced the hiring of three new coaches for spring sports.
MONMOUTH — Basketball is more than a hobby in the Triano family. It’s a way of life.
MONMOUTH — The Walkers have been a part of the Western Oregon community for decades.
If there was one thing Brendon Gallant was sure would happen in his life it was owning a bicycle shop.
MONMOUTH — During Holli Howard-Carpenter’s tenure as head coach of Western Oregon University’s women’s basketball team, the Wolves have struggled to find success in the win column.
DALLAS — When Dallas High School began its search for a new girls basketball coach, Tim Ehlers was ready to take his shot.
MONMOUTH — When senior Tanner Omlid arrived at Western Oregon University two years ago, the men’s basketball team was about to embark on its historic run to the Final Four.
HILLSBORO — Falls City’s football team’s ride in the state playoffs came to an end on Saturday.
Abraham dedicates season to his hero
INDEPENDENCE — When Central senior Isaiah Abraham scored the game-winning touchdown against Glencoe, he raised a finger to the sky.
HILLSBORO -- Falls City's football team's run in the 1A state playoffs came to an end on Saturday. No. 2 Dufur defeated the sixth-seeded Mountaineers 58-28 in the semifinals at Liberty High School.
All-Region Volleyball Team
ROSEBURG — There was something different about Falls City’s football team. Something that players recognized from the first day of practice.
MONMOUTH — Western Oregon University’s women’s basketball team’s 81-70 victory over Dixie State on Saturday during the WOU/Hampton Inn D2 Shootout may not go down as the team’s highlight of the year.
DALLAS — Among the words used to describe Emma Classen, loud isn’t one you’re likely to hear often.
HILLSBORO — Dallas’ volleyball team’s magical ride ended in the quarterfinals of the 5A state tournament at Liberty High School.
Ribich wins individual title, men’s team places third
MONMOUTH — From the moment the season began, Western Oregon University’s men’s cross-country team had this race circled.
EUGENE — For the first time in more than three decades, Dallas’ boys cross-country team approached the starting line at the OSAA 5A state cross-country championships on Saturday at Lane Community College.
FALLS CITY — The Mountaineers aren’t done climbing yet.
INDEPENDENCE — It wasn’t the ending anyone on Central’s boys soccer team was expecting.
JOSEPH — Perrydale’s volleyball team saw its season come to a close on Saturday. The Pirates lost to Joseph 25-20, 25-15, 21-25, 25-15 in the second round of the 1A state playoffs.
EUGENE — On paper, Dallas’ volleyball team isn’t supposed to be here. Just don’t tell that to the Dragons.
FALLS CITY — Falls City football coach Laric Cook had been waiting for his players to put it all together.
BEND — Facing the top seed in the state, Central’s volleyball team lost to Summit 25-19, 25-16, 25-20 in the first round of the OSAA Class 5A state playoffs on Saturday.
INDEPENDENCE — After the high of clinching a share of the Mid-Willamette Conference title, Central’s boys soccer team suffered a letdown, falling to Woodburn 2-1 on Oct. 24.
On paper, Central’s boys and girls cross-country teams have a difficult challenge ahead of them to finish in the top three and qualify for state at the Mid-Willamette Conference district meet Thursday at Willamette Mission State Park in Gervais.
Perrydale’s volleyball team will host Damascus Christian Wednesday (today) at 6 p.m. in the first round of the 1A state playoffs.
Winning a league title isn’t just something Central’s boys soccer team wanted to do. It was something it needed to do.
In the world of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference cross-country, Alaska Anchorage has reigned supreme.
Dallas’ home meet on Oct. 18 was a relatively laid-back affair for the Dragons’ boys cross-country team.
INDEPENDENCE – One kick – and a little good fortune – was all Central’s boys soccer team needed.
FALLS CITY — Fresh off an 84-32 victory over Yoncalla on Friday, Falls City’s football coach Laric Cook had one message for his team: We can do better.
INDEPENDENCE — Central’s boys soccer team has been here before. The Panthers have been on the cusp of a special season, only to see it end sooner than expected.
MONMOUTH — Western Oregon’s top cross-country runners have been waiting for this moment.
INDEPENDENCE – It was an almost perfect start for Central’s football team Thursday night against Lebanon.
DALLAS — It was a match that senior boys soccer player Michael Davison yearned for — not just for himself — but for the program.
MONMOUTH — Western Oregon junior Mariella Vandenkooy knew the sacrifices would be worth it.
Dallas resident Ed Dressel knows many people dread public speaking.
DALLAS — Halfway through the fourth quarter, it appeared Dallas’ football team was headed toward its first league victory of the season on Homecoming night.
PERRYDALE — When the season first began, Perrydale’s football team was far from polished.
DALLAS — Senior volleyball player Tristin Savage towers above her teammates. But she didn’t always have all the pieces necessary to turn into a dominanting presence on the court.
DALLAS -- Halfway through the fourth quarter, it appeared Dallas' football team was headed toward its first league victory of the season.
DALLAS — Football is a game of inches.
DALLAS — When Dallas junior Orion Knudson joined the cross-country team as a sophomore, he wasn’t exactly a distance runner.
MONMOUTH — Western Oregon University junior cross-country runner Dustin Nading was looking for a way back to the Northwest.
DALLAS — The Dallas Booster Club officially kicked off its campaign to raise funds for a turf field at Dallas High School on Friday prior to the Central vs. Dallas football game.
INDEPENDENCE — The first half of Mid-Willamette Conference play has not been kind to Central’s volleyball team.
DALLAS -- It was an ending fit for a rivalry.