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  • The 400 meter oval at Reed Stadium still lies a couple of feet beneath the snow from the massive storm two weeks ago, but the track team led by head coach Jeff Larson and his crew of assistants has not missed a beat as they train for the competitive season.
  • The boys lacrosse squad was scheduled to play at home against North Eugene and Hillsboro this past week, but due to snow covered fields the Outlaws traveled over the hill to get the games played. Sisters brought just 16 of their 22 players as six were out with injuries. Both days the Outlaws played with a lot of freshmen who got a taste of the game for the first time.
  • It’s been a rough few weeks for the girls tennis squad. Thirty-four-plus inches of snow forced the Outlaws to move their practice inside at Sisters Middle School.
  • Tennis teams travel for ‘home’ matches
    The boys tennis squad traveled to Sweet Home on Monday, March 11, in a “home” match against Redmond, and dropped the match 7-1. The match was both the Outlaws’ and the Panther’s first outdoor tennis match of the season, as both teams’ courts are still covered in snow.
  • The boys lacrosse squad traveled to Boise, Idaho, for the Gem State Jamboree (GSJ), a two-day tournament that draws teams from all over the region. It’s a running clock tournament; games are 45 minutes long with 22 minute halves.
  • Outlaws earn all-league honors
    The Oregon West League proved to be the toughest league in the state, and as a result there were many good players throughout the league, and all-league voting was tough, so tough in fact, that the league voted to expand the voting.

    Senior Zach Anderson was a first-team selection, and senior Jack Berg earned second-team all-league. Zach averaged 11 points and six rebounds per game, while Jack averaged 12 points, six rebounds, and six assists.
  • Outlaws kicker overcomes adversity
    Wyatt Hernandez, a senior at Sisters High School, has signed with Willamette University in Salem to be the placekicker for their football team.
  • Outlaws lose in first rounds of playoffs
    The Outlaws lost 53-42 to Seaside, the No. 2 seed, in the first round of the 4A state playoffs on Saturday, March 2.
  • Mushing through the snow
    When a last blast of winter walloped Sisters with over 30 inches of snow in some areas last week, it made for treacherous driving conditions, and had some folks homebound. Snow may be beautiful to look at, but it can certainly make a mess out of traveling back and forth to work.
  • Outlaws riders saddle up for season
    The Sisters High School equestrian team took part in the first of three district meets last month. The meet was held at the Deschutes County Fairgrounds; athletes trailered in their mounts on Thursday afternoon and got ready for three full days of competition.

    The team is made up of 10 athletes, three returning from last year and seven new team members.
  • Skiers race in OSSA season finals at Mt. Bachelor
    The Sisters High School ski squad competed in the season finals, on Cliffhanger run at Mt. Bachelor on Friday and Saturday, March 1-2.

    Conditions were difficult for Friday's slalom race, due to the large amount of new snow that fell earlier in the week.There was only time for one race due to the deep ruts and a problem with the timing system.
  • Three wrestlers compete at state wrestling championships
    Three Outlaws matmen - Dalton Ford, Ethan Martin, and Chaz Patterson - competed at the state wrestling championships held at Memorial Coliseum in Portland on Friday and Saturday, February 22-23.
  • Outlaws move to first round of state
    The Outlaws hosted Klamath Union (KU) in a play-in game on Friday, February 22, and walked off the court with a 48-42 victory. The win advances them to round one of the state playoffs. They will match up against No.2-ranked Seaside on Friday, March 1. This marks the fifth consecutive year the Outlaws have made it to the state playoffs.
  • Behind a second- and third-place finish in two events by Lydia Bartlett, the Sisters High School girls swim team wrapped up the season with an eighth-place team finish at the OSAA 4A/3A/2A/1A State Championships held February 15 and 16 at the Tualatin Valley Swim Center in Beaverton.
  • Lady Outlaws put the bite on the Huskies
    The Lady Outlaws suffered a hard 44-19 loss at home against Stayton on Wednesday, February 13, but bounced back two days later with a huge 43-23 victory at home over the Sweet Home Huskies.
  • Outlaws honored at State competition
    Outlaws cheer competed at State on February 16 and took home a fourth-place trophy in the 4A division.
  • Outlaws muzzle the Huskies on senior night
    The Outlaws posted a decisive 55-35 victory over the Sweet Home Huskies at home on senior night on Friday, February 17. They fell 41-26 two days earlier at home to Stayton, the undefeated top team in the Oregon West League, and the No. 3-ranked team in the state.
  • Girls lacrosse gets new head coach
    Sisters girls lacrosse players have got themselves a new head coach in Shelby Wilcox, who was just recently hired to fill the position. Wilcox brings lots of player experience and a deep knowledge of the game.
  • Wrestlers make Outlaws history at district championships
    The nine Outlaws wrestlers who competed at the OSAA Special District 4A Wrestling Championships at Madras High School Friday and Saturday, February 8-9, posted Sisters' best showing ever for Outlaws wrestling. They finished sixth out of eight teams with a score of 80.5.
  • Lady Outlaws post big basketball win over Woodburn
    The Lady Outlaws notched a sweet 41-32 victory at home over Woodburn on Wednesday, February 6. The contest was played a day later than scheduled due to weather conditions.
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