All-Region Volleyball Team
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.
ROSEBURG — There was something different about Falls City’s football team. Something that players recognized from the first day of practice.
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.
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.
HILLSBORO — Dallas’ volleyball team’s magical ride ended in the quarterfinals of the 5A state tournament at Liberty High School.
INDEPENDENCE — It wasn’t the ending anyone on Central’s boys soccer team was expecting.
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.
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.
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.
FALLS CITY — Falls City football coach Laric Cook had been waiting for his players to put it all together.
EUGENE — On paper, Dallas’ volleyball team isn’t supposed to be here. Just don’t tell that to the Dragons.
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.
MONMOUTH — Western Oregon’s top cross-country runners have been waiting for this moment.
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.
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 – 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.
DALLAS — Halfway through the fourth quarter, it appeared Dallas’ football team was headed toward its first league victory of the season on Homecoming night.
Dallas resident Ed Dressel knows many people dread public speaking.
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.
MONMOUTH — Western Oregon junior Mariella Vandenkooy knew the sacrifices would be worth it.
DALLAS -- Halfway through the fourth quarter, it appeared Dallas' football team was headed toward its first league victory of the season.
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.
INDEPENDENCE — The first half of Mid-Willamette Conference play has not been kind to Central’s volleyball team.
DALLAS — Football is a game of inches.
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.
DALLAS -- It was an ending fit for a rivalry.
DALLAS — Dallas junior defender Callista Kiner came into the season knowing things would be a bit different for the girls soccer program.
INDEPENDENCE — The Mid-Willamette Conference Preview Meet on Sept. 20 is just that. It offers the first chance for all of the league’s cross-country squads to compete against each other in the same place.
INDEPENDENCE — Prior to kickoff, Central lineman Caleb Sedlacek is pacing. It’s not nerves.
FALLS CITY — At first glance, a 58-0 victory would be cause for total celebration. Falls City football coach Laric Cook was not as festive as one may expect.
INDEPENDENCE — Central’s boys soccer team found itself in a battle against Cascade on Thursday evening with the Panthers eventually earning a 1-0 victory. The Panthers came into the match undefeated and scoring three or more goals their last three matches.
PERRYDALE — Perrydale volleyball coach Denise Dickey wasn’t sure how the early part of the Pirates’ season would play out.
DALLAS — Building Dallas’ boys soccer program into a contender is a work in progress.
INDEPENDENCE – Central’s boys soccer team found itself in a battle against Cascade on Thursday evening with the Panthers scoring a 1-0 victory.
INDEPENDENCE — Soccer in the Rincon family is almost a rite of passage.
DALLAS — Up 7-0 in the first quarter, Dallas’ football team faced an early gut check. North Eugene had a first and goal from inside the Dragons’ 5-yard line. Dallas’ defense was fired up.
DALLAS — For two of the three sets against Crescent Valley on Thursday, Dallas’ volleyball team went point-for-point with the Raiders.
FALLS CITY — Falls City volleyball coach Roxy Barnhart hasn’t always been sure what team she would see on the court.
MONMOUTH — Western Oregon University’s volleyball team went 2-2 at the Division II West Region Showcase on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.