Source on the Scene: High Desert Stampede

It’s Friday, and that means it’s time for “Source on the Scene,” sponsored by Indian Head Casino. This week Central Oregon Daily’s Allison Roecker takes us to the Redmond Fair Grounds where the High Desert Stampede is underway. 
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And thanks to our “Source on the Scene” sponsor, Indian Head Casino, for giving us the time and resources to show you some of the best events and entertainment that our region has to offer every Friday night on Central Oregon Daily.

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.

The Center Foundation Player of the Game: Kaycee Brown

Scoring nine points during a 17-1 second quarter run that put the game out of reach, Kaycee Brown poured in a game-high 23 to lead visiting Bend Senior High to a 60-36 victory over Summit in a Mountain Valley Conference  girls’ basketball game Tuesday night.

For her efforts propelling the Lava Bears to their 10th win in 13 league games, the junior forward earned The Center Foundation Player of the Game honors.

The Center Foundation Player of the Game: Chase McClain

Sinking all 10 free throws in the fourth quarter, Chase McClain lit the nets for a season-high 35 points to pace host Mountain View High to a thrilling 76-71 victory over Bend Tuesday evening, February 12th, in a Mountain Valley Conference boys’ basketball game.

The senior guard earned The Center Foundation Player of the Game honors.

The Center Foundation Player of the Game: Caitlin Wheeler

Dominating the offensive boards, Caitlin Wheeler poured in a game-high 16 points to lead visiting Bend Senior High to a 47-36 victory over Mountain View Tuesday evening, February 12th, in a Mountain Valley Conference girls’ basketball game.

For her efforts, the junior forward earned The Center Foundation Player of the Game honors.

The Center Foundation Player of the Game: Grant Jordan

Leading a balanced scoring effort, Grant Jordan poured in 14 points to help Mountain View enhance their post-season aspirations with a 59-44 victory over host Summit in a Mountain Valley Conference boys’ basketball game Tuesday evening. For his effort, which included two thunderous blocked shots, the junior earned The Center Foundation Player of the Game honors.