Steins Pillar offers hikers a look into the Ochocos' ancient past

Steins Pillar offers hikers a look into the Ochocos' ancient past

It's a short drive to get the the Steins Pillar trailhead You wouldn’t want to be out and...

Sparkles take third at state

Sparkles take third at state

Valley Catholic upsets Stayton to win state dance championship The Crook County High School Dance...

Michael re-sets school record in pole vault at Icebreaker

Michael re-sets school record in pole vault at Icebreaker

Summit High School donates money at meet for Crook County to buy new timing system Danielle...

A great day on the John Day

A great day on the John Day

The John Day River is one of the best smallmouth bass rivers in the west One of my favorite...


Prineville's Sports

LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Chase McCall slides safely into third with a triple in Thursday's game against the Molalla Indians. McCall was able to score later in the inning. The Indians won the first game Thursday, which was the conclusion of a rain delay Monday in Molalla by a 6-4 score. Crook County came back to take game two 15-5.
April 16, 2015

Cowboys split with Indians

by Lon Austin
Molalla wins rain delayed first contest while Crook County wins game two 15-5 The Molalla Indians and Crook County Cowboys played a game and a half on Thursday, with both teams coming away with…
April 16, 2015

CCHS rolls past Molalla 6-0

by Lon Austin
Cowgirls remain tied for first in the Tri-Valley League with shut out win The Crook County Cowgirls have started league play on a roll. The Cowgirls rolled past the host Molalla Indians on…
PHOTO COURTESY OF DOUG SMITH - West Albany's Allison Young and Crook County's Audrey Bernard rae to a dead heat in the 4x100 relay. Both teams finished with times of 51.00 in the race. The Cowgirls finished fourth out of eight teams in the meet despite taking just 10 girls to the competition.
April 16, 2015

Track team has outstanding meet at Springfield

by Lon Austin
Cowboys finish second, while Cowgirls are fourth in eight-team invitational The Crook County High School track and field team had their best meet of the year on Friday at the Springfield Rotary…
LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Michaela McGrew chips onto the fourth green at Meadow Lakes on Thursday. McGrew shot a round of 97 at the tournament where the Cowgirls finished in third place.
April 16, 2015

Cowgirls finish third at home invitational

by Lon Austin
Summit easily wins six-team event, while Crook County shoots their lowest round of the season The Crook County Cowgirls played solid golf all day, propelling themselves to a third-place finish…
April 16, 2015

Cowboys fall 7-1 to Cascade Cougars

by Lon Austin
Stubblefield and Harper give Crook County their lone win in league dual The Crook County High School boys tennis team is young and inexperienced. That inexperience showed clearly on Thursday as…
April 16, 2015

Severance, Beall earn goat tying victories

by Lon Austin
Severance also wins average in the event at Klamath Falls rodeo Tri-County Rodeo Club members Bailey Beall and Kimmer Severance had standout performances at the latest Oregon High School Rodeo…
LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Elsa Harris plays a shot against Sarah Teubner of Cascade on Thursday. Harris Easily won the match, but Cascade took the dual 5-3.
April 16, 2015

Cowgirls win just one match in busy weekend

by Lon Austin
Crook County falls to Cascade on Thursday, then goes 1-3 at the Bend Invitational It was a busy weekend for the Crook County High School girls tennis squad. The team played Cascade on Thursday,…
April 14, 2015

Cowboys fall 6-2 to Rangers

by Lon Austin
Cowgirls' match with Rangers not finished because of inclement weather Monday afternoon was not a good day for tennis as Crook County High School took on the Estacada Rangers in Tri-Valley…
April 14, 2015

Cowgirls win tournament, remaining teams incomplete

by Lon Austin
Several teams drop out of Quail Valley tournament leaving Crook County with the only complete team The Crook County Cowgirls golf squad rolled into Banks on Tuesday, and walked away with the…
LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Audrey Bernard, Madie Bernard and Laken Berlin race towards the finish line in the 100-meter dash at the Ridgeview Invitational. Madie Bernard narrowly won the race, while Berlin was third and Audrey Bernard came in fourth.
April 14, 2015

Cowboys win at Ridgeview

by Lon Austin
Cowgirls take second at four team meet The Crook County Cowboys cruised to first place Wednesday afternoon at the Ridgeview Invitational Track Meet. The Cowboys finished the four-team meet with…

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LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Karlee Hollis rips a single during the Cowgirls 8-1 win over the Molalla Indians on Monday. Hollis was 3-4 in the game with a double.
Apr 14, 2015

Cowgirls open league with 8-1 victory over Indians

by Lon Austin
Crook County in control throughout as McCormick strikes out 10 Molalla batters It wasn’t always pretty, but the Crook County Cowgirls were in control throughout as they rolled past the Molalla…
Apr 14, 2015

Cowboys struggle to fifth-place finish at Pronghorn

by Lon Austin
Summit runs away with tourney, Bend takes second Pronghorn Golf Course is one of the toughest courses in Oregon. Monday, the Crook County Cowboys found out just how tough a course it really is.…
LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Taran Ough chips onto the seventh green at Eagle Ridge Golf Course on Friday. Ough finished with a round of 99 as the Cowboys finished 14th in the 17-team tournament with a score of 357.
Apr 14, 2015

Golfers finish 14th at Eagle Ridge despite year's best score

by Lon Austin
Mayson Tibbs fires two-over-par round of 73, fnishes three shots off lead Despite firing their best round of the year, the Crook County Cowboys finished 14th in Friday’s 17-team Raven Rumble in…
LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Maddie Kasberger plays a ball out of the rough on the 14th hole at Eagle Ridge Golf Course. Kasberger shot a round of 93 on Friday to lead the Cowgirls to a 10th place finish at the 16-team Ridgeview Invitational.
Apr 14, 2015

Cowgirls finish 10th at Eagle Ridge

by Lon Austin
Maddie Kasberger leads team with a round of 93 Despite firing their best round of the season, the Crook County Cowgirls finished 10th at the 16-team Ridgeview Invitational Golf Tournament on…
LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Garrett Harper plays a ball during the Cowboys match on Thursday with Redmond. Harper and doubles partner Jack Stubblefield took second place at the nine team Madras Invitational on Saturday.
Apr 14, 2015

Harper, Stubblefield finish second at Madras

by Lon Austin
Playing their first doubles match of the season the pair narrowly misses chamionship at nine-team tournament Although the Crook County Cowboy tennis squad didn’t win either event they played in…
LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Kohlter Kee appears to be safe stealing third base. Kee was called out on the play which would have been his fourth stolen base of the inning. The Cowboys took a pair of games from the McLoughlin Pioneers on Saturday, winning game one 11-1 and game two 15-5.
Apr 14, 2015

Cowboys take pair of games from Pioneers

by Lon Austin
Crook County wins 11-1 and 15-5 in final games before league season begins The Crook County Cowboys made some mistakes on Saturday, but still played well enough to take a pair of non-league…
Apr 14, 2015

Cowgirls roll past Panthers

by Lon Austin
Crook County tunes up for league season with 6-2 win over Redmond The Crook County Cowgirls cruised past the Redmond Panthers on Thursday to take a 6-2 dual match tennis victory. The match was…
Apr 06, 2015

Howard Shipley

by Service Notice
Howard Shipley, of Madras, passed away on April 1, he was born Jan. 3, 1938. Family and friends can call for service information.
LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Danielle Michael, far right, hands the baton to Audrey Bernard during the final exchange in the 4x100-meter relay. The pair teamed with Madie Bernard and Laken Berlin to win the race with a time of 51.988.
Apr 03, 2015

Bend spoils Crook County's senior night

by Lon Austin
Lava Bears win both boys and girls meets at Crook County's final home meet of the year The Bend Lava Bears spoiled senior night for Crook County, winning both the boys and girls dual meets…
Apr 06, 2015

Cowgirls and Vikings split doubleheader in slugfest

by Lon Austin
Crook County takes game one 11-8 falls 18-17 in game two Playing in frigid weather, wind, and occasional snow, the Crook County Cowgirls and Mazama Vikings split a softball doubleheader Tuesday…




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