Feats of Strength comes to Prineville

Feats of Strength comes to Prineville

Event is a qualifier for the national strongman competition Many of the strongest people in the...

Steins Pillar offers hikers a look into the Ochocos' ancient past

Steins Pillar offers hikers a look into the Ochocos' ancient past

It's a short drive to get the the Steins Pillar trailhead You wouldn’t want to be out and...

Sparkles take third at state

Sparkles take third at state

Valley Catholic upsets Stayton to win state dance championship The Crook County High School Dance...

Michael re-sets school record in pole vault at Icebreaker

Michael re-sets school record in pole vault at Icebreaker

Summit High School donates money at meet for Crook County to buy new timing system Danielle...

A great day on the John Day

A great day on the John Day

The John Day River is one of the best smallmouth bass rivers in the west One of my favorite...


Prineville's Sports

Even smaller than a powered parachute is a hang glider. This pilot is soaring over the ocean just north of Santa Cruz, Calif.
April 24, 2015

Up, Up and Away

by Scott Staats Special to the Central Oregonian
A flight in a 737 is like riding a bus at 35,000 feet I don’t mind flying. In fact, it’s pretty fun looking down on all the mountains, river channels and other cool geological features. Once,…
PHOTO COURTESY OF DOUG SMITH - Michael Seyl finishes the final leg of the 4x400 relay at the Prefontaine Rotary Invitational track meet. The Cowboys won the race.
April 24, 2015

Seyl has huge meet at Prefontaine Invitational

by Lon Austin
Wins 300 hurdles and anchors winning 4x400 relay team for lone Crook County wins Michael Seyl had a huge meet for the Crook County Cowboys on Saturday, winning the 300 intermediate hurdles and…
PHOTO COURTESY OF JON HOUSE/CLACKAMAS REVIEW - Jared Wheeler fields a ball at second during the Cowboys 6-0 loss to the Gladstone Gladiators on Thursday.
April 24, 2015

Cowboys shut out by Gladiators

by Lon Austin
CCHS struggles with errors, hitting in loss to Gladstone For the second-consecutive game, the Crook County Cowboy baseball squad struggled with hitting and errors as they fell 6-0 to the…
April 24, 2015

Cowboys fall to Warriors

by Lon Austin
Philomath takes 5-3 win in Special District 2 tennis Playing on the road, the Crook County Cowboys dropped a close match to the Philomath Warriors Thursday afternoon in Special District 2 tennis…
April 24, 2015

Cowgirls drop pair close of games to Gladiators

by Lon Austin
Gladstone wins game one 3-0, takes nightcap 3-1 to maintain share of first place in league In a defensive battle, the Gladstone Gladiators took a pair of games from Crook County Thursday…
LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREOGNIAN - Laura Fraser plays a winner from the back line during the No. 1 doubles match against Philomath, which Fraser and Gwyneth Ptomey won 7-5, 6-3.
April 24, 2015

Crook County rolls past Philomath 5-3

by Lon Austin
Greta Harris takes first at Madras Invitational It was a big week for the Crook County High School girls tennis team. First the Cowgirls knocked off Philomath in Special District 2 action, then…
April 24, 2015

Cowgirls finish second at Tokatee Golf Course

by Lon Austin
Maddie Kasberger leads team with a round of 86 The Crook County Cowgirls fired their best round of the year on Thursday to take second place at the McKenzie Challenge Golf Tournament. “I am so…
April 24, 2015

Cowboys first, Cowgirls second at three-way meet

by Lon Austin
Crook County has solid meet despite resting several key performers The Crook County High School track and field team made a statement Monday afternoon at a three-way meet in Corbett. Running in…
LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Jared Ojeda plays a ball at the net during the No. 2 doubles match against Madras. Ojeda and Sam Hernandez lost to Omar Dominguez and Simon Sangha 6-2, 6-0. Madras went on to win the match 5-3.
April 20, 2015

Cowboys fall 5-3 to White Buffalos

by Lon Austin
Crook County takes first three singles matches while Madras wins doubles Crook County won all three contested singles matches Monday afternoon, but it wasn’t enough as they fell 5-3 to the…
LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Rowdy Dalton rips a triple down the right field line against Gladstone's starting pitcher Trask Telesmanich. Telesmanich pitched a complete game, limiting the Cowboys to just three hits as the Gladiators won 8-2.
April 20, 2015

Gladiators cruise past Cowboys and into first place in league

by Lon Austin
Crook County falls to 1-2 in Tri-Valley League play with 8-2 loss to Gladstone The host Crook County Cowboys struggled at the plate on Monday as they fell 8-2 to the Gladstone Gladiators in…

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Apr 20, 2015

Smith selected to play in East West Shrine Football Game

by Lon Austin
Will play center and linebacker in game Crook County High School senior Zach Smith has been selected to participate in this year’s East West Shrine All-Star Football Game. Smith, a center on…
LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Greta Harris serves the ball during a match earlier this year. Harris defeated Jessica Gonzalez of Madras 6-0, 6-1 in No. 1 singles action on Monday. However, the Cowgirls had just one more victory in the match as the White Buffalos won 6-2.
Apr 20, 2015

White Buffalos knock off Cowgirls

by Lon Austin
Crook Counmty gets just two wins in Special District 2 loss at Madras Monday afternoon the host Madras White Buffalos rolled past the Crook County Cowgirls 6-2 in Special District 2 tennis…
Apr 20, 2015

Cowboys finish near back of pack at Bend Country Club

by Lon Austin
Difficult playing conditions lead to high scores as Cowboys take seventh in eight-team field Playing in cold and high winds, the Crook County High School boys golf team struggled to a…
LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Chase McCall slides safely into third with a triple in Thursday's game against the Molalla Indians. McCall was able to score later in the inning. The Indians won the first game Thursday, which was the conclusion of a rain delay Monday in Molalla by a 6-4 score. Crook County came back to take game two 15-5.
Apr 16, 2015

Cowboys split with Indians

by Lon Austin
Molalla wins rain delayed first contest while Crook County wins game two 15-5 The Molalla Indians and Crook County Cowboys played a game and a half on Thursday, with both teams coming away with…
Apr 16, 2015

CCHS rolls past Molalla 6-0

by Lon Austin
Cowgirls remain tied for first in the Tri-Valley League with shut out win The Crook County Cowgirls have started league play on a roll. The Cowgirls rolled past the host Molalla Indians on…
PHOTO COURTESY OF DOUG SMITH - West Albany's Allison Young and Crook County's Audrey Bernard rae to a dead heat in the 4x100 relay. Both teams finished with times of 51.00 in the race. The Cowgirls finished fourth out of eight teams in the meet despite taking just 10 girls to the competition.
Apr 16, 2015

Track team has outstanding meet at Springfield

by Lon Austin
Cowboys finish second, while Cowgirls are fourth in eight-team invitational The Crook County High School track and field team had their best meet of the year on Friday at the Springfield Rotary…
LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Michaela McGrew chips onto the fourth green at Meadow Lakes on Thursday. McGrew shot a round of 97 at the tournament where the Cowgirls finished in third place.
Apr 16, 2015

Cowgirls finish third at home invitational

by Lon Austin
Summit easily wins six-team event, while Crook County shoots their lowest round of the season The Crook County Cowgirls played solid golf all day, propelling themselves to a third-place finish…
Apr 16, 2015

Cowboys fall 7-1 to Cascade Cougars

by Lon Austin
Stubblefield and Harper give Crook County their lone win in league dual The Crook County High School boys tennis team is young and inexperienced. That inexperience showed clearly on Thursday as…
Apr 16, 2015

Severance, Beall earn goat tying victories

by Lon Austin
Severance also wins average in the event at Klamath Falls rodeo Tri-County Rodeo Club members Bailey Beall and Kimmer Severance had standout performances at the latest Oregon High School Rodeo…
LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Elsa Harris plays a shot against Sarah Teubner of Cascade on Thursday. Harris Easily won the match, but Cascade took the dual 5-3.
Apr 16, 2015

Cowgirls win just one match in busy weekend

by Lon Austin
Crook County falls to Cascade on Thursday, then goes 1-3 at the Bend Invitational It was a busy weekend for the Crook County High School girls tennis squad. The team played Cascade on Thursday,…




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