Death of College Football Player Brings Safety Concerns to Forefront
A University of Maine football player died after collapsing on the field during the first practice of his freshman year. The incident has put the spotlight back on safety for players across the sport.
Central Oregon Daily’s Eric Lindstrom got a chance to talk to a local high school coach about how this tragedy and this summer’s heat and haze are affecting his football team.
So far this summer the Madras High School football team has had six days of full practices and at least three of those days, including today, have been spent inside because of the air quality.
It was no surprise when Madras High School basketball star Lynden Harry was named to the All-State first team after her spectacular senior season for the White Buffaloes.
The only question was where she would take her talents on the collegiate level.
Central Oregon Daily’s Eric Lindstrom updates us on Lynden’s journey from her native Warm Springs to her new college home, College of the Siskiyous, in California.
A local high school coach is tearing a page right out of the college playbook to generate excitement in his school’s football program.
Central Oregon Daily’s Eric Lindstrom heads to Madras and Warm Springs K-8 Academy for a new “Signing Day” event designed for middle school football players.
Madras High School football coach Kurt Taylor says his problem is not unique, and that’s because of the overall decline in young boys playing football. Every high school coach has to find new ways to get kids excited about their football programs.
Representative Walden Discusses Drug Issues in Central Oregon
Representative Greg Walden was in Madras today to discuss substance abuse and addiction in Jefferson County and found that opioids are not as big a problem as other drugs in that area.
Central Oregon Daily’s Anyssa Bohanan was there for the roundtable discussion
You can reach out to Representative Walden’s office with any questions or feedback on any of the upcoming anti-opioid proposals before Congress by contacting Nolan Hern at Nolan.email@example.com or at 202-224-6730.
The boys’ basketball team at Madras High School is making a playoff run with the help of an unusual style of play they have dubbed “3-diculous”.
Central Oregon Daily’s Eric Lindstrom looks at how the White Buffaloes have used a fast-paced offense and high-pressure defense to become the top-scoring 4A team in the state.
At last count, Central Oregon has 28 craft breweries from Bend to Prineville, but one community has yet to cash-in on one of the fastest growing industries in the region. Now, city leaders of Madras are trying to change that.
Central Oregon Daily’s Austin Reed looks at the efforts of Madras officials to bring a brewery to their city.
Up until last week, the date of September 19, 2014 was a significant one for the football players at Madras High School, because it was the last time they had won a varsity football game.
Central Oregon Daily’s Eric Lindstrom looks at the emotional victory that ended the White Buffalos’ three-year losing streak.
Here are the few minutes leading up to, during, and after the total solar eclipse as Central Oregon Daily covered it live from Madras at the Oregon Solarfest. Incredible experience for everyone involved.
Dr. Winter Lewis from InFocus Eye Care talks about what type of eye protection is needed during the solar eclipse on August 21st. Many people across Central Oregon will set their sights on the total solar eclipse and without the proper glasses, damage to the cornea can occur.
When direct viewing, glasses have to meet the ISO requirements. For everyday protection, especially in a place where outdoor fun is always on the list, make sure you’re wearing sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection. Particularly when you’re skiing or playing in the snow or paddling down the Deschutes River.
The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board are working together to investigate the deadly crash of a biplane in MadrasSaturday night. Spectators at the Airshow of the Cascades were there to see planes of all kinds perform stunts for the crowd, but one biplane did a low-altitude loop and hit the ground – a moment that was caught on tape by a dashcam inside a nearby car.