Crook County blasts Estacada 51-0

Cowboys score 42 points in first half of rout against Rangers Playing in front of the home crowd...

Cowboys defeat Rangers, keep season alive

Cowboys defeat Rangers, keep season alive

Crook County in control throughout match despite missing starting forwards The Crook County...

Cowgirls whip Buffalos, win Tri-Valley League

Cowgirls whip Buffalos, win Tri-Valley League

Crook County wins league tiebreaker, earns playoff spot In possibly the most entertaining match...

District champions

District champions

Liam Pickhardt takes second overall as Cowboys surprise Molalla to take championship Going into...

Cowgirls defeat Rangers, clinch league playoff spot

Cowgirls defeat Rangers, clinch league playoff spot

Crook County defense doesn't allow a goal while offense takes advantage of opportunity in 1-0...

Cowboys knock off Cardinals 36-6

Cowboys knock off Cardinals 36-6

Big fourth quarter breaks open a close game as Crook County rolls over Corbett The Crook County...

Cowgirls defeat Rangers

Cowgirls defeat Rangers

Straight-set victory over Estacada earns Crook County a tie with Madras for Tri-Valley League...

Cowgirls defeat White Buffalos

Cowgirls defeat White Buffalos

Crook County overcomes early deficit to earn first win of the year Tuesday afternoon the Crook...

Humane Society golf tournament a huge success

Humane Society golf tournament a huge success

Event raises more than $24,000 for the Humane Society of the Ochocos The Humane Society of the...

Cowboys rally to defeat Indians 42-28

Cowboys rally to defeat Indians 42-28

After trailing 21-20 at half time Crook County outscores Molalla 22-7 in second half The Crook...

Cowgirls corral White Buffalos

Cowgirls corral White Buffalos

Crook County wins in straight sets in battle of top Tri-Valley League teams There’s an old...

Autumn adventures in Newberry

Autumn adventures in Newberry

Newberry has quality scenery, hiking and fishing It started with a sound like distant thunder,...

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Photo Credit: PARKER LEE/GRESHAM OUTLOOK - Crook County defender, Gwyneth Ptomey plays the ball away from Estacada forward Payton Teach during the Cowgirls 7-0 loss to the Rangers in a league playoff match on Monday.
October 31, 2014

Rangers blast Cowgirls

by Lon Austin
Crook County eliminated from playoff contention with 7-0 loss at Estacada The Crook County Cowgirls soccer team was eliminated from post-season play on Monday when they lost a crucial match to…
October 31, 2014

Playing a young man's game with an old man's body

by Lon Austin
At some point in time every athlete has to make the decision to retire There comes a time in every athlete’s life when it’s time to hang it up. For many professional athletes, the decision is…
Photo Credit: LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Bryan Martinez, 5, is stopped by Madras goalkeeper Simranjeet Sangha during the first half of the Cowboys' upset victory over the White Buffalos on Thursday. Martinez scored a goal later in the match.
October 30, 2014

Host Cowboys upset White Buffalos 2-1

by Lon Austin
Crook County comes from behind to take victory over second-place Madras In a hard-fought, intense match, the Crook County Cowboys came from behind to upset the visiting Madras White Buffalos 2-1…
October 30, 2014

Cowgirls tie White Buffalos, earn league playoff match

by Lon Austin
Crook County played at Estacada Monday night with the winner playing Gladstone on Tuesday for third-place The Crook County Cowgirls controlled the ball for nearly the entire match against the…
October 27, 2014

Cowboys tie Rangers

by Lon Austin
Crook County comes back from 2-0 deficit to earn tie After earning a 3-1 win over in their first meeting with the Estacada Rangers, the Crook County Cowboys went into Tuesday’s match at Estacada…
Photo Credit: LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Faik Schubart plays the ball between a pair of Corbett defenders during the Cowboys 6-1 win over the Cardinals. Schubart had four assists in the contest as the Cowboys cruised to an easy win.
October 21, 2014

Cowboys whip Cardinals 6-1

by Lon Austin
Crook County scores early and often in easy win over Corbett The Crook County Cowboys left no doubt who the better team was as they rolled past the Corbett Cardinals 6-1 Thursday afternoon in a…
Photo Credit: PHOTO CONTRIBUTED BY HEATHER FRASER - Jennifer McCallister goes up for a tip during the Cowgirls' pool play match against Oregon City. The Cowgirls went undefeated in pool play at the West Linn Invitational and wound up tied for third in the tournament after losing to Jesuit in the semifinals.
October 21, 2014

Cowgirls tie for third at West Linn Invitational

by Lon Austin
Crook County defeats Reynolds in quarterfinals before falling to Jesuit in semis The Crook County volleyball squad continued its strong play on Saturday as the Cowgirls finished in a tie for…
October 21, 2014

CCHS shut out by Corbett

by Lon Austin
Cardinals score four second-half goals in easy win The Crook County Cowgirls continue to struggle to score goals as they fell 7-0 on Thursday afternoon to the Corbett Cardinals. Corbett jumped…
Photo Credit: LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Crook County setter Kayla Hamilton passes the ball during the Cowgirls three-set victory over the Corbett Cardinals Tuesday night. Crook County and Madras are tied for first place in the Tri-Valley League with one game remaining in the league regular season.
October 20, 2014

Cowgirls shut down Cardinals

by Lon Austin
A win Thursday against Estacada would guarantee Crook County a share of the Tri-Valley League Title The Crook County Cowgirls took care of business on Tuesday, dispatching the Corbett Cardinals…
October 20, 2014

Cowboys drop close match to Gladiators

by Lon Austin
Gladstone scores three first-half goals and hangs on for close win The Crook County Cowboys suffered their third consecutive close loss on Monday as they fell 3-2 to the visiting Gladstone…

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Oct 20, 2014

Crook County finishes mid-pack at George Fox

by Lon Austin
Cowboys 12th, Cowgirls 14th at 24-team invitational The Crook County High School cross country team finished the regular season with a solid performance at the George Fox Classic, which was held…
Oct 20, 2014

Crook County shut out by Gladstone Gladiators

by Lon Austin
Cowgirls show improvement on defense in 4-0 road loss The Crook County Cowgirls continue to struggle to score goals. However, the team played their strongest defense of the season on Monday…
Photo Credit: LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - The Crook County High School volleyball team celebrates a point during the Cowgirls' victory over Southridge in pool play at the Clearwater Classic Volleyball Tournament in Bend. The Cowgirls tied for third in the tournament. In photo are, left to right, Karlee Hollis, Laura Fraser, Kayla Hamilton, Abby Smith and Meghan Wood. Also on the court, but hidden, is Aspen Christiansen. Head Coach Rosie Honl is in the center (standing) in the background.
Oct 14, 2014

Cowgirls tie for third at Clearwater Classic

by Lon Austin
Crook County knocks off No. 2-ranked West Albany in tournament quarterfinals before falling to No. 1-ranked Jesuit in semis The Crook County Cowgirl volleyball team continues to improve. The…
Photo Credit: LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Colbran Meeker races around right end for a 34-yard touchdown run during the second quarter of the Cowboys' 43-14 win over the Madras White Buffalos last Thursday.
Oct 14, 2014

Cowboys stampede White Buffalos

by Lon Austin
Crook County scores 28 second-quarter points in 43-14 rout of Madras The Crook County Cowboys exploded for 28 second-quarter points in route to a dominating 43-14 win over the host Madras White…
Oct 14, 2014

Who's afraid of the big bad wolf?

by Scott Staats special to the Central Oregonian
Oregon wolf population is documented at the end of each year With the presence of wolves now well established in Oregon and more likely on the way, there’s concern about what effect these large…
Photo Credit: LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Laura Fraser goes up for a kill over the block of Gladstone's Deja Kays. Crook County defeated the visting Gladiators 25-11, 25-4, 25-9 to remain tied for first place in the Tri-Valley League. With just two league matches remaining, both the Cowgirls and the Madras White Buffalos have identical 7-1 league records. The eventual league champion will earn an automatic berth into the first round of the playoffs, while the second-place team will probably be forced to play a play-in game.
Oct 10, 2014

Cowgirls crush Gladiators

by Lon Austin
After a slow start, Crook County rolls past Gladstone Crook County spotted the Gladstone Gladiators the first four points of the match, but once the Cowgirls got rolling they were unstoppable as…
Photo Credit: LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Jason Chaney swings and misses during Saturday's golf tournament.
Oct 10, 2014

Slice,slice, baby slice

by Lon Austin
Playing in the Humane Society golf tournament was a humbling experience for Central Oregonian employees Each time I foolishly attempt to participate in an athletic endeavor I have the privilege…
Photo Credit: LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Gwyneth Ptomey fights for the ball with Molalla's Desirae DesRosiers during the Cowgirls' 7-0 loss to the Indians on Wednesday.
Oct 10, 2014

Cowgirls shut out by Indians

by Lon Austin
Molalla scores five first half goals in easy win at Crook County The Molalla Indians scored early and often in a 7-0 shutout victory over the Crook County Cowgirls on Wednesday in Tri-Valley…
Photo Credit: PHOTO COURTESY OF JIM BESADA MOLALLA PIONEER - Victor Villagomez and Molalla's Damon Seward go up to head the ball during the Cowboys' match with the Indians on Thursday. Molalla won the match 1-0.
Oct 10, 2014

Cowboys fall to Buffalos

by Lon Austin
Crook County takes early lead before Madras scores three second-half goals Despite playing well enough to win, the Crook County Cowboys came out on the short end of a 3-1 match against the…
Photo Credit: LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Jennifer McCallister goes up for a kill in the Cowgirls' victory over the Molalla Indians on Monday.
Oct 10, 2014

CCHS defeats Molalla

by Lon Austin
Cowgirls win in straight sets despite subpar performance The Crook County High School volleyball team continued their winning ways with a straight set victory Monday night against the visiting…



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