Huskies have a tough task against North Douglas
Playing without their top safety and receiver Jacob Justesen, the No. 6 Sherman Huskies will have another tough test in front of them at 1 p.m. Saturday at Sutherlin High School playing a North Douglas team that has won 10 consecutive games.
Rodriguez and Bustamante grab first-team recognition
The Dalles boys’ soccer team doubled its win total, going from two in 2015 to four this season, and added some extra scoring punch, rising from 10 goals scored up to 20 this year under first-year head coach Matthew Dallman.
Thomasian is a first teamer; LeBreton and Bradford on second squad
Jodi Thomasian was a first-team all-Columbia River Conference winner, Kathryn Bradford was a second-team selection in her junior campaign and sophomore Bailey LeBreton put on a net display as a rising standout.
Coming off a lopsided 66-34 romp over Triad in their opening-round state playoff game, the No. 6-ranked Sherman Huskies are turning their full attention to a North Douglas team that is riding a 10-game winning streak.
McCall, Manzo and Barragan are first team recipients
The Dalles girls’ soccer team accomplished a lot under the tutelage of first-year head coach Oscar Nunez and seven athletes were rewarded for their hard work through the 2016 season with all-Columbia River Conference honors.
Six boys hit times less than 18 minutes; Girls’ team scores 10th
On a rainy day in Eugene, The Dalles cross country teams each came through with top-10 performances, with the boys putting forth six times of less than 18 minutes for a sixth-place tie at the OSAA/U.S. Bank/Les Schwab Tires 5A State Cross Country Meet at Lane Community College.
Facing a pesky Triad Timberwolves team, the Sherman Huskies had to reach down in the reserves to pull off a 66-34 victory Friday in a 1A state playoff football matchup played in Moro.
Playoff game against Triad starts at 6 p.m. Friday in Moro
The sixth-ranked Sherman Huskies are flying high with an eight-game winning streak entering the first round of the 1A state playoffs, and head coach Bill Blevins is looking forward to rolling out his sixth-ranked football team for battle against the No. 12-ranked Triad Timberwolves for a start time of 6 p.m. Friday night in Moro.
Allie Noland takes home first-team recognition
Allie Noland was a first-team pick, Jacqueline earned second-team status and the sophomore duo of Kyrsten Sprouse and Jada Myers were honorable mention selections to the Big Sky Conference all-league team.
Vibe has been good during week of state preparation
Leading up to the final cross country race of the season, the biggest for this group of 16 runners, including seven seniors, head coach Bob Thouvenel said the vibe in practices this week has been workmanlike and hyper-focused.
LeBreton, Thomasian and Brdford earn all-league honors
The Dalles volleyball players, pictured from left to right, Bailey LeBreton, Jodi Thomasian and Kathryn Bradford, were honored with all-league awards for their play during the 2016 fall season
Team has season end after a 6-0 setback to Hillsboro
In Saturday’s 6-0 state-play-in loss to No. 6 Hillsboro, first-year head coach Oscar Nunez caught a glimpse of the future, as 12 of the 18 players on the final roster were either freshmen or sophomore athletes getting their first taste of postseason play.
Boys lose to Wilsonville by a 4-0 score
Although the Riverhawks came up just short in its state play-in soccer match Saturday, Dallman commended his group for giving it their all for 80 minutes of playoff action against No. 5-ranked Wilsonville.
Offense and defense too much
The Sherman Huskies rushed for 134 yards in the first quarter and the defense held Elgin to -43 yards of offense overall in a 51-0 non-league football win Friday in Elgin.
Team using this season as a launching pad to success
Football meant so much more for The Dalles seniors Dominique Seufalemua, Jordan Lutu, Julian Hernandez and John Zarnekow. To see their season end in a 14-12 loss to 6A Glencoe, marked the end of an era, but the unrelenting love of the game, respect for the coaches and the brotherhood amongst teammates will be everlasting.