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home : sports & recreation March 17, 2018

Outlaws fall at state tournament
The Outlaws battled hard at the 4A OSAA State Tournament held at Pacific University Thursday through Saturday, March 8-10, but weren't able to come out on top in either of their games.
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Track team ready to roll
Success in track and field is all about the numbers. If the team has some depth and can cover all 17 events at the high school level, good results tend to follow.

That may be why Sisters High's Head Coach Jeff Larson is smiling most of the time these days.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Outlaws punch ticket to big dance
The Sisters Outlaws delivered for an enthusiastic hometown crowd on Saturday, March 3, stinging the Henley Hornets in a 72-60 victory, which earned them a berth to the Elite Eight in statewide competition.
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
A life on the peaks
Editor's note: This is the first of a three-part, behind-the-scenes series about mountaineer Warren Thompson, Sisters resident who has gone on two expeditions to Everest, one to Denali and many more to world-class mountains.

"George Mallory was a British climber who in 1922 and 1924 tried to be the first human to climb Everest," Warren Thompson said.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018
An Olympic celebration for Sisters couple
When it came to planning the celebration of his 50th birthday in February, Tate Metcalf and his wife Aimee put no limits to ideas when they began to brainstorm possibilities. Sharing ideas, their focus turned from warm, sandy beaches on an exotic island to the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Spring sports greeted by winter weather
Practice for spring sports at Sisters High School got underway Monday, February 26, but the winter storm that hit the area last week is making it a challenge for coaches trying to get ready for the upcoming season.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Basketball athletes make all-league
The Outlaws had four players named to all-league teams this year; senior Ty Horner, and juniors Jack Berg, Noah Richards, and Zach Anderson.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Outlaws capture Sky-Em League basketball title
The Outlaws wrapped up league basketball play with a 48-42 win over the visiting Sutherlin Bulldogs. It was a dramatic game the entire way, with the Sky-Em League title on the line.
Friday, February 23, 2018
Senior wrestlers compete at state
The Outlaws took three senior wrestlers, Damien Wills, Dustin Smith, and Casey Warburton, to the OSAA Oregon Wrestling State Championships held at the Memorial Coliseum in Portland on Friday and Saturday, February 16 and 17.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Swimming quartet takes trophy at state
By the narrowest of margins the Sisters High School girls swim team brought home some hardware at the 4A/3A/2A/1A OSAA State Championships held February 16 and 17 at Mount Hood Community College in Gresham.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
OHSET team gallops into season
The Sisters High School equestrian team (OHSET) galloped off to a good start at the first Central District meet last weekend. Twelve teams from central and eastern Oregon braved the wind and snow to test their mettle in an array of performance and gaming events at the Deschutes County Fair and Expo Center.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Cheerleaders heading to Las Vegas
Sisters High School's Cheer Squad is heading to Las Vegas for national competitions at the end of the month.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Outlaws stay tied for first place
The Outlaws posted two wins on the road this past week to push their league record to 7-1, which kept them tied with Sutherlin for first place in conference play.

Sisters defeated the Huskies 43-36 at Sweet Home on Tuesday, February 6, and three days later they tallied a 64-48 road win at Junction City (JC).

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Lady Outlaws snap losing streak
The Lady Outlaws snapped their four-game losing streak with a 46-30 win over the Huskies at Sweet Home on Tuesday, February 6, and are now 2-5 in conference play. The winning didn't last, though, as the Outlaws were defeated 62-26 by the Tigers at Junction City on Friday.
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Swim team sends qualifiers to State
The Sisters High School girls swim team will be sending a solid contingent to the OSAA State Swimming Championships this weekend after finishing third at the District meet, which served as the qualifier for state. The meet was held February 9 and 10 at the Albany Swim Center.
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Alpine skiers race under perfect conditions
Clear, cold weather created ideal race conditions on Mt. Bachelor's Cliffhanger run on Saturday, February 10, for the OSAA giant slalom race. Warmer temperatures earlier in the week added moisture to the snow, and colder temperatures on Saturday froze the moisture, which created a nice hard crust for the race


Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Three wrestlers advance to state championships
Seventeen Outlaws participated in the OSAA 4A Special District #2 Regional Tournament held at Sweet Home High School on Friday and Saturday, February 9 and 10.
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Skiers improve with every race
The Alpine Ski Team raced under mixed conditions in their slalom race at Mr. Bachelor on Saturday, February 3. Skiers raced in misty rain, sun, and wind, and despite the weather, skiers continued to improve.
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Fast-paced game ends in victory
Sisters held on at the end to earn a 47-45 victory over the visiting Cottage Grove (CG) Lions on Friday, February 2. It was a tight, intense, action-packed contest from buzzer to buzzer.
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Local man continues baseball odyssey
Gene Frechette knows something about baseball. Frechette, a former resident of Sisters now living in Eagle Crest, has spent 55 years associated with professional baseball, and he's on a mission to preserve the arms of young pitchers.

Frechette is among the deans of professional pitching instruction.

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

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