Girls Wrestling District Round-Up

By Jeremy Mcdonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com 6A/5A Special District 3Ivy McIntosh won the 115 District Title.Polly Olliff (105), Addison McGrady (120), Delila Tormis (130), Evie Olliff (155) were District Runner-ups for the Dragons, who finished third as a team. Ah Pymm McDaniel (100), Katie Smith (105), Lindsey Faulkner (115) finished third in their respective weight classes. 6A/5A…

Oliff’s Continued Drive

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DALLAS, Ore.–  Polly Oliff has been improving steadily since her first-year back in the fifth-grade.   Going from winless her first year to third-place last year at 100 pounds, the Dallas sophomore is hoping that she’ll continue to improve with Districts and State on the horizon for herself and her teammates.  Pointing…

Dallas’ Rotter Steps Up, Scores 24 In Defeat

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DALLAS, Ore.–  With injuries to Brock Dunkin and Emilio Miranda, Dallas’ Coven Rotter knew how important for him, or any one on the squad, to be that guy to step up. For Rotter, he was that guy, scoring 24 points, rebounded and just overall putting his body out there.  Having to…

Dallas Volleyball’s Season Closes On Road To Crater

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com CENTRAL POINT, Ore.–  Dallas had come on late in this season, second half their season really, as they built some momentum going into the 5A Playoffs this year.  The junior-heavy squad turned to their two seniors in Olivia Hale and Hannah Callaway and followed their lead as they qualified for the…

Dallas Edges Crescent Valley 79-71 In Regular Season Finale

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DALLAS, Ore.–  This was just one of those insane games that you just couldn’t just draw up, that you couldn’t just re-duplicate easily perhaps.  150 points were scored amongst Dallas and Crescent Valley and it was a tight game to the end with the Dragons taking the game 79-71.   Yes, you…

MWC Volleyball Honors

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Silverton’s Alexis Haury was named Mid-Willamette Conference MVP and Crescent Valley’s Troy Shorey was named Coach of the Year. Here’s the Complete List: First Team Outside Hitter Kendyl Arnett Jr. -West Albany Isabella Jacobson So – Crescent Valley Middle Blocker Tessa Zimmerman Sr. – West Albany Taelyn Bentley So. – Crescent…

Courson’s Journey

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  2022 Dallas-grad Trista Courson and Portland Community College freshman Trista Courson didn’t see herself playing at the next level.  She described herself as very timid and not very high with her confidence. Dallas was a new home for her when she started her freshman year coming over from Silverton. …

Dallas Wins First Game of Year 33-21 Over McKay

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DALLAS, Ore.–   Dallas was wheeling as McKay was closing out the third quarter driving down the field Friday night. The Scots had just wheeled off 21-straight points and were looking to add to their 21-14 lead, the Dragons were hoping for a stop. With their feet closing onto their end zone,…

Doing Their Job

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DALLAS, Ore.–  It was weird to see Thursday night Owen Hess dropping back and throwing the ball, playing Quarterback after the graduation of Ashton Foster after this past season.  Consider this, last year Hess led 5A with 114 tackles as a junior and is now making the switch over to offense.  …

Dragons Hannan Setting Up For Success

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DALLAS, Ore.–  Grace Hannan has had some great role models playing on Varsity the last two years as the setter of the Dallas Volleyball program.  They’ve all helped each other out of tight jams along the way, but there’s a sense of pride with the incoming Dragons junior in playing with some great…

Dragons VB Looking To Retool

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DALLAS, Ore.–  There was a lot of turn-over for the Dallas Volleyball team as they enter the homestretch of their Summer Volleyball schedule. With about a month left until try-outs, the Dragons were taking advantage of some Open Gym time Wednesday night to fill the voids.  Voids mainly up in their…

Finishing Strongly

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  It was a successful weekend for the Bat Company 16U squad making the move up to an 18’s tournament to close out their season. After dropping their first game to the Aloha Breeze 18A Saturday morning, whom they’ll later beat Sunday afternoon to reach the 18A/B State Tournament Final…