Largemouth bass - a fun, yet complex fishery

Largemouth bass - a fun, yet complex fishery

Bass fishing can be good in Central Oregon, but management of the fishery is inconsistent...

Cadets have success at regional competition in Las Vegas

Cadets have success at regional competition in Las Vegas

Cadets creat lasting memories at Las Vegas competition Editors note: After taking first in the...

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...


Prineville's Sports

LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Laken Berlin clears the final hurdle on the way to a second-place finish in the 100 highs. Berlin also finished second in the long jump and anchored the Cowgirls' third place 4x100 meter relay team as the Cowgirls finished seventh as a team at the OSAA Class 4A State Track and Field Championships, which were held at Hayward Field in Eugene.
May 27, 2015

Cowgirls finish seventh, Cowboys 10th at state track meet

by Lon Austin
Berlin takes second in both long jump and 100-meter hurdles The Crook County High School track and field team performed beyond expectations at the OSAA Class 4A State Track and Field…
LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Kohlter Kee raps a double into center field during the third inning of the Cowboys' 18-3 loss to the Philomath Warriors. Kee drove in a run with the hit, but the Cowboys season ended with the loss.
May 27, 2015

One bad inning ends the season for Cowboys

by Lon Austin
Crook County gives up 17 runs in the top of fifth inning as they fall to Philomath 18-3 The Crook County High School baseball team had their most successful season in years. However, the team…
LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Maddie Faust rips a two-run home run in the bottom of the sixth inning to give the Cowgirls a 2-1 victory over the Phoenix Pirates Friday afternoon at Crook County. The win qualified the Cowgirls for the first round of the state playoffs.
May 27, 2015

Cowgirls edge Phoenix, advance to first round of playoffs

by Lon Austin
CCHS will face Henley in the first round of the playoffs The Crook County Cowgirls are going to state. The Cowgirls punched their way to the state tournament with a thrilling 2-1 home victory…
LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Elsa Harris plays a shot at the district tournament. Harris finished second to Laura Rakocevic of Catlin Gable at the state tournament for the second-consecutive year.
May 27, 2015

Harris ends season with second-place finish

by Lon Austin
Cowgirls take fourth in team competition For the second-consecutive year, Elsa Harris has finished second to Laura Rakocevic of Catlin Gabel in the Class 4A/3A/2A/1A Girls State Tennis…
May 27, 2015

Three Cowboys named first team all-league

by Lon Austin
Wilson, Copeland, and McCall selected to first team, Slawter, Wheeler, Dalton and Pickhardt also recognized After a surprise second-place finish in their first year in the Tri-Valley League, the…
May 27, 2015

Cowgirls place four on Tri-Valley first team

by Lon Austin
Christiansen, Dalton, Smith and McCormick all named to first team After finishing second in their first year in the Tri-Valley League, the Cowgirls have placed four team members on the…
May 27, 2015

Rodeo Club has solid performance at Burns

by Lon Austin
Team ropers lead Tri-County Club in final rodeo before state The high school rodeo season is rapidly winding down. Last weekend, Burns hosted the final rodeo before the state finals come to the…
LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - The Crook County High School girls golf team stands with the fourth-place trophy that they won at the Class 4A/3A/2A/1A State Golf Championships, which were held Monday and Tuesday at Eagle Ridge Golf Course in Redmond. The team, from left to right, is Head Coach Sarah Crofcheck, Michaela McGrew, Abby Papke, Macy Goehring, Cora White, alternate Miranda Smith, Maddie Kasberger, and assistant coach Kim Crofcheck.
May 27, 2015

Cowgirls finish fourth at state

by Lon Austin
Team was tied for third after day one, but stumbled on the front nine on day two The Crook County High School girls golf team played steady golf for much of the two-day OSAA Class 4A/3A/2A/1A…
LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Chase McCall slides safely into second base with a double in the Cowboys 10-6 win over the Madras White Buffalos on Thursday.
May 27, 2015

Cowboys get back on track with win at Madras

by Lon Austin
Win over Madras keeps Crook County in playoff hunt The Crook County Cowboys took a big early lead, then had to hold on to take a 10-6 baseball victory over the host Madras White Buffalos…
LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Elsa Harris plays a ball during the semifinals at the district championships. Harris did not drop a set as she rolled to the singles championship in the tournament.
May 27, 2015

Cowgirls qualify three for state championships

by Lon Austin
All three players have previous state tournament experience The Crook County Cowgirls finished a strong second at the Special District 2 tennis championships, qualifying three players for state.…

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LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Liam Pickhardt edges teammate Nathan Carmack for first place in the 1,500 meter run during Saturday's second day of the Tri-Valley League District Championships. The Cowboys ran away from the field, winning the district championship by more than 80 points.
May 27, 2015

District Champions

by Lon Austin
Cowboys roll to easy victory at Tri-Valley Championships, while Cowgirls come away with fourth place Nearly everything went perfectly for the Crook County High School track and field team at…
May 27, 2015

Cowboys defeat Corbett, earn home play-in game

by Lon Austin
14-6 win coupled with Estacada loss gives CCHS second place in the Tri-Valley League Friday afternoon, the Crook County Cowboys took care of business, earning a 14-6 win over the host Corbett…
May 27, 2015

Cowgirls cruise past Cardinals

by Lon Austin
Crook County goes into play-in game on a high note After rolling past an outmanned Estacada team on Wednesday, the Crook County Cowgirls locked up second place in the Tri-Valley League. With a…
LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Jack Stubblefield follows through after an overhead smash during the third and fourth-place match at the district tournament. Stubblefield won the first set, but eventually lost the match.
May 27, 2015

Stubblefield earns state berth

by Lon Austin
After dropping first match, Quinn wins consolation bracket The Crook County High School boys tennis team knew going into the district tournament in Madras that they were not in contention for…
LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Crook County catcher Heath Pickhardt tags Estacada's Levi Albrecht in the fifth inning of the Cowboys' 5-1 loss to the Rangers Wednesday afternoon. The loss puts Crook County, Estacada, and Molalla into a three-way tie for second in the Tri-Valley League with two games remaining in the league schedule.
May 21, 2015

Cowboys corralled by Rangers

by Lon Austin
Estacada win complicates playoff picture for Crook County Going into Wednesday’s baseball game with the Estacada Rangers, the Crook County Cowboys were in complete control of their own destiny…
May 21, 2015

Cowgirls earn district crown

by Lon Austin
Crook County runs away from the field to win Special District 1 championship by more than 50 strokes With a new coach and a new district, the Crook County High School girls golf team didn’t know…
LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Emma Ackley blasts a double in the Cowgirls' 10-inning loss to the Madras White Buffalos on Tuesday. Ackley was 4-4 in the contest with a pair of doubles.
May 21, 2015

CCHS falls to Buffalos in 10 innings

by Lon Austin
Madras explodes for six runs in the top of the 10th inning to take 11-5 extra-inning win The Crook County Cowgirls had plenty of opportunities to win Tuesday afternoon. However, the host…
LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Elsa Harris has qualified for her fourth-consecutive state championship. Harris defeated Cascade's Sarah Teubner 6-2, 6-1 in Wednesday afternoon's semifinal round to reach the Special District 1 championship round, which was held Thursday in Madras.
May 21, 2015

Cowgirls qualify three for state championships

by Lon Austin
Three Cowboys still in the hunt for state tournament berths With one day to go in the Special District 1 tennis tournament, the Crook County Cowgirls already know that they have three girls…
May 21, 2015

Cowgirls blast Rangers

by Lon Austin
Crook County wins 15-1 in five innings The Crook County Cowgirls rebounded from a tough loss to Madras on Tuesday as they clobbered Estacada 15-1 Wednesday afternoon. The host Rangers were never…
May 21, 2015

Cowboys finish fifth at district championships

by Lon Austin
Mayson Tibbs finishes seventh individually, just misses state tournament The Crook County Cowboys went into the Special District 1 boys golf championship with high expectations. Sophomore Mayson…




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