Visiting the Garden Island

Visiting the Garden Island

The oldest of the Hawaiian Islands,Kauai is a beautiful, but rugged tropical paradise

Highlanders defeat Cowboys

Highlanders defeat Cowboys

Burns rallies in fourth quarter to take close win over Crook County

Cowboys look strong in preseason scrimmage

Cowboys look strong in preseason scrimmage

Fundraiser, which features tri-tip dinner, helps fund travel to premiere meet

After disappointing season, Cowboys have hope for the future

After disappointing season, Cowboys have hope for the future

Varsity team finishes with just one win, but both JV and freshmen teams end season with winning...

Morehead, Lindburg receive conference honors

Morehead, Lindburg receive conference honors

Kaki Morehead receives her third consecutive coach of the year award


Prineville's Sports

December 02, 2016

Cowgirls fall, 64-21, to Highlanders in season opener

by Lon Austin
Crook County struggles offensively as the host Burns Highlanders run away to an easy win
LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Chase Baughman, Garrett Bernard and Devin Bishop fight for a rebound during a drill in the first week of winter practice. The Cowboys play their first game Wednesday, Nov. 30 against Burns.
November 29, 2016

Cowboys look to rebuild after missing playoffs last year

by Lon Austin
Cowboys basketball team has mix of experience and youth on roster
November 29, 2016

Cowgirls strive to be competitive in league contests

by Lon Austin
After winning just two games a year ago, the Cowgirls have nowhere to go but up


November 18, 2016

Cowboys ready for season with wrestle-offs

by Lon Austin
CCHS wrestlers look to continue championship run despite young team
November 18, 2016

Young Crook County team finishes season on a high note

by Lon Austin
Two Crook County Cross Country athletes medal at state meet
November 18, 2016

Cowboys come up just short, miss out on post season play

by Lon Austin
The Crook County High School boys soccer team will lose seven players to graduation
November 15, 2016

OSAA begins reclassification process

by Lon Austin
The OSAA's first draft of potential realignment proposes a major shift in leagues, especially in the central and eastern portion of the state
LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Crook County High School defensive specialist Mallory Hall, a senior, passes the ball during one of the Cowgirls' final matches at Crook County. Hall was selected honorable mention all league. Senior Libero Aspen Christiansen, left, and sophomore Mekynzie Wells back Hall up on the play.
November 15, 2016

Cowgirls come up just short in state finals, still have great…

by Lon Austin
Crook County finishes the year with a 43-4 record, including wins over many of the top Class 5A and 6A teams in the state
LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Trinity Templeton was selected to the Tri-Valley Conference second team. The senior midfielder was one of just two Cowgirls on the all-conference team.
November 15, 2016

Cowgirls continue to struggle to score goals in one-win season

by Lon Austin
Crook County finishes last in the Tri-Valley Conference despite having seven seniors on roster
LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Jennifer Roth signs her letter of intent to the University of Hawaii Hilo. The outside hitter, who led the Cowgirls to second place at the recent Class 4A state championships, will receive tuition, books, room and board at the university, which competes in the NCAA Division II Pacific West Conference.
November 15, 2016

Jennifer Roth signs letter of intent with University of Hawaii…

by Lon Austin
Crook County senior earned first team all-tournament honors at state as well as being named league most valuable player

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Nov 11, 2016

Lord's Acre Run greeted by perfect weather

by Lon Austin
Winners in each age group earn whole pies, while all finishers got a slice of pie for their effort
LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - The Crook County High School volleyball team celebrates after winning a key point in the third set of the state finals match. The Cowgirls lost the match to the Sisters Outlaws. Pictured are left to right Maddie Kussman, Rylee Troutman, Jennifer McCallister, Abby Smith, Aspen Christiansen and Mekynzie Wells.
Nov 08, 2016

Cowgirls fall to Outlaws in state finals

by Lon Austin
Crook County battles to the end, but comes up short as Sisters wins state championship in four sets After rolling through the first three rounds of the state volleyball playoffs, the Crook…
LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Zach Lawson, of Crook County, holds off a pack of runners during the final 300 meters of Saturday's OSAA Class 4A State Cross Country Championships. Lawson ran nearly a minute faster than his previous career best as he surprised everyone with a sixth-place finish. The Cowboys just missed winning a trophy at the meet, finishing in sixth place, just four points out of  fourth.
Nov 08, 2016

Lawson, Carne finish in top 10 at OSAA state championships

by Lon Austin
Cowboys miss trophy by just four points, finish sixth, Cowgirls take 10th in team competition The Crook County High School cross country team saved its best for last. Heading into the state…
Nov 05, 2016

Cowgirl volleyball team advances to state championship

by Lon Austin
Will face Sisters at 8:30 p.m. Saturday The Crook County Cowgirls will face the Sisters Outlaws Saturday night in the Class 4A Volleyball State Championship. The Cowgirls defeated the Valley…
Nov 04, 2016

Cowgirls volleyball advances to state semifinals

by Lon Austin
Team dominates in straight sets The Crook County Cowgirls advanced to the Class 4A Volleyball State Semifinals with an impressive straight set victory over the Baker Bulldogs Friday afternoon.…
Mathew Kasberger
Nov 04, 2016

Mathew Kasberger first team offensive and defense

by Lon Austin
Jacob Kasberger and Victor Ramirez also selected to first team Despite finishing the season with a disappointing 1-7 overall record and a 1-3 conference mark, the Crook County Cowboys were still…
Victor Villagomez
Nov 04, 2016

Victor Villagomez named first-team all-league midfielder

by Lon Austin
Four other Cowboys also get all-league recognition The Crook County High School boys soccer team missed reaching post-season play by one game. Starting the season with a new coach and a mostly…
Trinity Templeton
Nov 04, 2016

Cowgirls place two on Tri-Valley Conference all-league soccer…

by Lon Austin
Trinity Templeton is named second team, while Gwyneth Ptomey receives honorable mention recognition The Crook County Cowgirls soccer team struggled all season to score goals. The Cowgirls…
LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Both the boys and the girls Crook County High School cross country teams qualified for this weekend's OSAA Class 4A state championships. Team members include (left to right top row first) Abby Dalton, Brooke Dalton, alternate Trinity Templeton, Allyson Thomas, and Jan Carne. Noah Chaney, Zach Mauras, alternate Stephen Dalton, Tyler Lawson, Emmett Bailor, Zach Lawson, Miles Chaney, and Cade Catterson. Not pictured are Maggie Kasberger, Gracie Kasberger and Mckinzee Mode.
Nov 04, 2016

Crook County hopes to surprise at state meet

by Lon Austin
Crook County High School has qualified both the boys and girls cross country teams for this weekend’s OSAA Class 4A State Cross Country Championships. Neither the Cowboys nor the Cowgirls are…
LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Jennifer Roth goes up for one of her 19 kills in the Cowgirls straight-set victory over the Scappoose Indians Saturday afternoon in the first round of the OSAA Class 4A volleyball playoffs.
Nov 01, 2016

On to state

by Lon Austin
Crook County defeats Scappoose in straight sets to advance to quarterfinals The Crook County Cowgirl volleyball team is on to the state tournament. The Cowgirls easily handled the visiting…