Boone sets course record at duathlon

Boone sets course record at duathlon

Bend resident finishes 5K run, 40K bike and second 5K run in 1:35:44 to easily win annual race...

Boys and girls track teams win at Madras

Boys and girls track teams win at Madras

After winning in Madras, Crook County also competes at Summi Crook County High School used...

Cowgirls whip White Buffalos

Cowgirls whip White Buffalos

Crook County improves to 11-4 on the year with pair of league wins The Crook County Cowgirls...

Late rally lifts Gladiators over Cowboys

Late rally lifts Gladiators over Cowboys

Crook County gives up seven runs in final two innings of 7-1 loss Riley Bales pitched five nearly...

Cowgirls can't hold lead in loss to Gladiators

Cowgirls can't hold lead in loss to Gladiators

Crook County falls, 6-5, to No. 2 team in the state The Crook County Cowgirls have done just...

McCarthy, Seawolves reach finals

McCarthy, Seawolves reach finals

Fall to Lubbock Christian 78-73 in championship game When Ryan McCarthy took over as head coach...

Cowboys win Springfield championship

Cowboys win Springfield championship

Crook County has six first place winners as they easily win Springfield invite The Crook County...

Cowgirls defeat Indians 10-2

Cowgirls defeat Indians 10-2

Team scores four runs in bottom of sixth inning to break open a close game against Molalla The...

No. 6 Scappoose ropes Crook County in Class 4A state play-in

No. 6 Scappoose ropes Crook County in Class 4A state play-in

Indians will host Newport in first round of state at 5 p.m. on Saturday The sixth-ranked Indians...


Prineville's Sports

LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Mason Tibbs plays his tee shot on the par three 14th hole during Monday's Meadow Lakes Invitational. Tibbs was tied for third in the event with a round of 77. The high finish was enough to propel Tibbs to fourth place in the three-tournament Central Oregon Classic with a 54-hole total of 231.
May 02, 2016

Tibbs finishes fourth in Central Oregon Classic

by Lon Austin
Crook County fires best team score of the year at home invitational There were two separate competitions going on when Central Oregon’s best prep golfers hit the links at Meadow Lakes Golf…
LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Sarah Connolly plays a shot during the Cowgirls' match with the Stayton Eagles on Tuesday. Connolly lost a close match to Mariah Hollenbeck 6-3, 3-6, 6-4.
May 02, 2016

Cowgirls win tiebreaker to edge Eagles in league match

by Lon Austin
Crook County wins 100 games to 79 for Stayton to win tiebreaker on 4-4 match The Crook County Cowgirls did just enough to win a close dual against the Stayton Eagles in Tuesday afternoon league…
PHOTO COURTESY OF MIKE WEBER - Matney Searcy gets a hit on Wednesday during the Cowgirls' 3-2 road loss to the Corbett Cardinals.
May 02, 2016

Cowgirls drop pair of games

by Lon Austin
Crook County falls 4-3 to Estacada and 3-2 to Corbett in close league loses After playing a nearly perfect game at home on Friday, the Crook County Cowgirls stumbled to a pair of road losses…


LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Riley Bales fields a bunt and throws to first base for an out in the fifth inning of the Cowboys' win over the Corbett Cardinals on Wednesday. Bales pitched a complete game, striking out five and allowing three hits, while not walking a batter in the Cowboys’ 14-3 win.
May 02, 2016

Cowboys break losing skid with win over Cardinals

by Lon Austin
Crook County starts week with seventh-consecutive loss, but rebounds to defeat Corbett on Wednesday The Crook County Cowboys started the week with a devastating loss to league-leading Estacada,…
PHOTO COURTESY OF JESSE GORE - The author plays a volley during the Blue and Gold Tennis Tournament where he and partner Riley Logan finished last in the Intermediate II division.
May 02, 2016

Tennis elbow now tennis body

by Lon Austin
Playing in the annual Blue and Gold Tennis fundraiser leads to bruised ego and tennis elbow Tennis elbow is defined as “a painful irritation of the tissue connecting the forearm to the elbow.…
May 02, 2016

Cowgirls take third at Tokatee

by Lon Austin
Papke leads team with a round of 93 The Crook County Cowgirls are playing their best golf of the year at just the right time. The Cowgirls finished third on Tuesday at Tokatee Golf Course with…
May 02, 2016

Cowboys blast Eagles 7-1

by Lon Austin
Crook County wins all four singles matches in easy victory The visiting Crook County Cowboys cruised past the Stayton Eagles on Tuesday, easily winning a district tennis dual. The Cowboys won…
LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Laura Fraser plays a backhand winner during the Cowgirls' match with Cascade on Thursday. Fraser and doubles partner Gwyneth Ptomey won their match 6-3, 7-5.
April 26, 2016

CCHS defeats Cascade

by Lon Austin
Cowgirls win close matches to take 5-3 win in league dual The Crook County Cowgirls won the close matches that they needed to win as they took a hard-fought 5-3 league tennis victory from the…
LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Caitlyn Elliott slides safely into home during the Cowgirls' 10-0 win over Estacada on Friday. The win moves the Cowgirls into a tie for second place in the Tri-Valley League.
April 26, 2016

Cowgirls blast Rangers

by Lon Austin
McCormick holds Estacada to one hit in shut out win Mckuenzie McCormick pitched a one-hit shutout as the Crook County Cowgirls blanked the Estacada Rangers 10-0 Friday afternoon in Tri-Valley…
LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Crook County High School boys tennis coach Jonny Oelkers reaches for a ball during the team's Blue and Gold doubles tournament and fundraiser on Saturday. Oelkers and his partner, Dave Schultz, finished third in the advanced division of the tournament.
April 26, 2016

Blue and Gold fundraiser tournament has record turnout

by Lon Austin
Event is primary fundrasier for both the boys and girls tennis teams By all accounts, this year’s Tennis Blue and Gold Fundraiser was a huge success. The annual event, which features a doubles…

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LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Abby Papke plays a shot toward the green on the par 4 sixth hole at Prineville Golf Club on Friday. Papke finished with the low score for the Cowgirls with a round of 85.
Apr 26, 2016

Cowgirls tie for second at home tourney

by Lon Austin
Summit wins tournament at Prineville Golf Club The Crook County Cowgirls tied for second place at the Prineville Invitational Golf Tournament, which was held Friday at Prineville Golf Club.…
Apr 26, 2016

Cowboys edge White Buffalos

by Lon Austin
Both teams win four matches, but Crook County wins tiebreaker to edge Madras 69-68 The Crook County Cowboys split a pair of close league tennis matches last week. On Thursday, the Cowboys and…
LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Keenan Mozingo comes off the pitcher's mound to field a bunt against Madras on Monday. The Madras batter was out on the play, however, Madras went on to win the game 15-10.
Apr 22, 2016

Buffalos take two from Cowboys

by Lon Austin
Crook County struggles with pitching and fielding woes as they drop sixth game in a row The Crook County Cowboys are struggling to be competitive right now. The Cowboys dropped their…
Apr 22, 2016

Cowboys second at Meriwether

by Lon Austin
Tibbs wins medalist honors at league preview tournament The Crook County Cowboys shot their lowest round of the year as they finished second at the Tri-Valley League Preview Tournament, which…
Apr 22, 2016

Papke hits hole-in-one at Bend tourney

by Lon Austin
Crook County finishes in middle of the pack at eight-team tournament Although they didn’t finish near the top of the pack, the Crook County Cowgirls had a lot to be excited about at Monday’s…
Apr 22, 2016

Crook County wrestlers continue to shine

by Lon Austin
Three Crook County wrestlers place at Flo Reno Worlds While some wrestlers are still resting after a grueling winter season, many Crook County wrestlers are still in the mat room. Crook County…
Apr 22, 2016

Cowgirls finish third at Madras

by Lon Austin
Kadence Kee and Grace Harper finish third in No. 2 doubles division The Crook County Cowgirls appear to be rounding into form at just the right time. With the tennis season rapidly winding down,…
LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Cayden Quinn plays the ball back during the Cowboys No. 2 doubles match with the North Marion Huskies. Qunn and his partner Andre McNary won the match.
Apr 22, 2016

Huskies take bite out of Cowboys

by Lon Austin
North Marion defeats Crook County 5-3 in league tennis match The Crook County Cowboys dropped a close home tennis dual to the special district league rival North Marion Huskies on Tuesday. The…
PHOTO COURTESY OF JOHN LARIVIERE CLACKAMAS REVIEW - Mckuenzie McCormick slides safely under the tag of Gladstone shortstop Katt Kerr (left) to steal second base in the top of the second inning of the Cowgirls' Friday afternoon loss to the Gladiators.
Apr 19, 2016

Gladiators shut out Cowgirls

by Lon Austin
Gladstone pitcher Madi Mott holds Crook County to just one hit in 9-0 victory After playing one of their most competitive games of the year on Wednesday, the Crook County Cowgirls stumbled on…
Apr 19, 2016

Cowgirls win at Meriweather

by Lon Austin
Crook County easily wins first tournament of the year despite missing two team members The Crook County Cowgirls won their first tournament of the year last Tuesday at Meriweather Golf Course.…