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.
A remarkable playoff run came to an end last night when, in overtime, the Portland Trail Blazers lost again to the Golden State Warriors. Central Oregon Daily’s Eric Lindstrom was there for the final moments of the Blazers’ season and has more from last night’s game.
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.
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.
The Culver Bulldogs and longtime head coach JD Alley have built a wrestling dynasty in the small rural community of Culver over the past 29 years, winning an astonishing eleven of the last twelve state titles, but it’s the legacy the coach has left beyond the mat as he shapes the lives of young men that is even more impressive.
Central Oregon Daily’s Eric Lindstrom profiles the life and legacy of JD Alley and the Culver Wrestling Program.
In November we introduced you to 17-year-old Kaegan Prevett, the kicker for the Madras High School football team, who has overcome incredible odds and put in the work to get where he is today. Prevett’s story inspired Kevin Boss, former NFL player and owner of Boss Sports Performance in Bend.
Central Oregon Daily’s Eric Lindstrom checks back in with Kaegan and talks with Boss to see how Prevett is preparing for his future after Madras High School.
Mountain View High School‘s point guard, Chase McClain, has made a name for himself as one of the top guards in the state and his record is garnering interest from college scouts during his senior season. However McClain’s plans don’t stop at the collegiate level, as he’d like to make it all the way to NBA.
Central Oregon Daily’s Eric Lindstrom sat down with McClain to talk about his future and how his senior season has gone so far.