La Pine Baseball Defends Their State Title

Just a year ago the La Pine High School baseball team won the state title in Salem, and today they took to the field for the 3A High School Baseball Playoffs to defend that title. Since last year the team lost seven senior players but Central Oregon Daily’s Eric Lindstrom was in La Pine just before the game to see how the very young team was feeling.

Inspirational Athlete Keagan Prevett Signs On for College Football

It was a big day for student-athletes at Madras High School today as they signed letters of intent to ply their respective sports at colleges across the country. We did find one familiar face at today’s signing day, kicker Keagan Prevett, whose inspirational story we’ve been following the last year, was there committing to his post-high school plans.
 
Central Oregon Daily’s Eric Lindstrom was in Madras today to hear from some of the students.

Cascade Cycling Classic Returns to Central Oregon

After a one-year hiatus the Cascade Cycling Classic is back!

The race was canceled last year for logistical reasons, but in less than a month, the race will be back in Central Oregon for the 39th time.

Central Oregon Daily’s Eric Lindstrom caught up with race director to find out what to expect for the 2019 CCC.

Title Town

The Culver High School Wrestling team earned their 12th State championship in the last 13 years in February and added to the program’s reputation as a true wrestling dynasty in Oregon.
The one constant during the Bulldogs’ dominant run has been Coach J.D. Alley, who has been turning Culver teens into champions for nearly three decades.
“Title Town” is presented by Central Oregon Daily and produced by Eric Lindstrom.

Bend Boxer Sets Sights On Olympics

The best amateur boxers in the nation are in Reno, Nevada this week competing at the “Western Elite Qualifier” and one of those boxers lives and trains right here in Central Oregon. Whitney “Hollywood” Gomez fights at 132 pounds and is trying to take another step at achieving her life long goal of representing the United States at the Olympics.

Culver Wrestling Continues to Dominate

In wrestling news, four time state champion Lorenzo Vasquez was announced as one of four finalists in Oregon for the “Dave Schultz Excellence in High School Wrestling Award” which is awarded by the Wrestling National Hall of Fame. J-D Alley, the Bulldog’s longtime head coach, was named the National Wrestling Coaches Association’s State Coach of the Year. This is coach Alley’s third time winning the prestigious award.