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home : sports & recreation September 18, 2018


Lady Outlaws fall in tight contest
The Lady Outlaws played a very close game at Newport in the league opener, but lost the battle in a final score of 1-0. Two days later smoke was an issue, and the game was called at the half.

In Tuesday's match-up, the game was close from the get-go, and went back and forth from start to finish.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Outlaws bounce back for soccer win
The boys soccer squad was shut out 2-0 at home in their game against Newport on Tuesday, September 4, but two days later bounced back and shut down the Cascade Cougars on their home field.
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Lady Outlaws sweep volleyball play
Great play from the service line resulted in sweeps for the Lady Outlaws this past week. Sisters kicked off league play at Newport on Tuesday, September 4, with a straight three-set win with scores of 25-13, 25-4, and 25-5. At home two days later, the Outlaws trounced the Cougars 25-16, 25-6, and 25-17.
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Sisters barrel racer takes title
Sisters equestrienne Bailey Knirk, 14, sweats the small stuff when she's training her two horses.
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Sisters barrel racer takes title
Sisters equestrienne Bailey Knirk, 14, sweats the small stuff when she's training her two horses.
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Outlaws return only five to varsity football squad
A handful of players return to the varsity football squad this year, including seniors Korbin Sharp, Joel Miller, Matt Harris, Taylor Fendall, and Ethan Martin.

Sharp is an all-league returning player and is one of the Outlaws' best athletes and leaders, and will play defensive back and wide receiver. He stands at 5 feet 11 inches, weighs in at 185 pounds, and according to Coach Neil Fendall, he is the hardest working player on the team, both mentally and physically. He's expected to be one of the top players in the Oregon West League this year.

Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Outlaws launch pre-season play
The Lady Outlaws fell in four sets to Crook County (CC) on Tuesday, August 28, in their pre-season opener, but bounced back two days later with a straight-set win at home over Marist.
Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Cross-country teams up to challenge new league
After years of dominating the Sky-Em Conference, the boys and girls cross-country teams find themselves in a new league.
Tuesday, September 4, 2018
An excellent hike up Scott Mountain
In the continuing search for forest that is still green, we once again headed to the west side of the Cascades, through the Milli Fire-ravaged east side of McKenzie Pass to the Scott Mountain Trailhead. This destination is occasionally overlooked but offers great views of the western aspects of the Three Sisters. As it turned out, even with our perpetually smokey skies, the view was superb.
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Experienced soccer team returns
Outlaws boys soccer returns an experienced squad, which finished second in the Sky-Em Conference last year. This year they will play in the Oregon West League.
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Players return to girls soccer squad
The girls soccer team returns 10 players to the varsity squad this year, all with experience and good knowledge of the game - which they hope will take them to the playoffs.
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Carriage horses and ponies tackle Crazy Cones
Driving Enthusiasts of Central Oregon (DECO) offered an unusual equestrian event on August 18, just outside of Sisters. Every shape and size of equine from regal black Friesians to miniature spotted mules pulled vehicles using old-fashioned "horse power." The past and present came together for a fun event that tested the training and skills of the participants.
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
PCT trek is fulfillment of a dream
Yvette De Groes of The Netherlands had long dreamed of taking a very long hike.
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Sisters woman sets powerlifting record
Powerlifting is hard. And that's just what Anne Geser wants.

"I've discovered that hard makes you grow," she told The Nugget. "Hard empowers you."

Tuesday, August 7, 2018
The heart of a stuntman
Sisters resident Jeff Ramsey is a passionate man.

As a Hollywood stuntman and stunt coordinator he has been lit on fire by Drew Barrymore, kidnapped Mel Gibson, and been bashed over the head with a breakaway lamp by Julia Roberts' stunt double. He's crashed cars on purpose and been blown off of more horses than he can count, but above all, Ramsey says, "I love to be on fire."

Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Hoodoo race challenges runners
If dusty trails and dry weather weren't enough, the two kilometers up Hoodoo Butte to complete the 13.1-mile half-marathon provided a tremendous athletic challenge to everyone who finished the third annual Run to the Top trail run, put on by the Sisters Kiwanis Club on Saturday, July 28.
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Climbing Four In One Cone
"Green, green, it's green they say on the far side of the hill...." Go ahead, sing along if you want; it's true! If you can bear to drive past yet more miles and miles of charred forest, it is green just over the hill - specifically, just over McKenzie Pass. So, that's where this week's hike takes us.
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Fly fishing only on Metolius River?
There's a proposal afoot to make the entire Metolius River fly fishing only. The move is spearheaded by Lake Oswego resident Chris Foster, who has fished the Metolius for decades; he believes that such a change in fishing regulations would better protect the river's redband trout while putting a big dent in the ongoing problem of bull trout poaching.
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Bow hunters on safari at Hoodoo
African animals scattered on ski slopes and bow hunters riding chair lifts is not what you'd expect to see at Hoodoo, unless it's time for the North American Longbow Safari, which returned to Sisters Country July 7 and 8. The event was last hosted here in 2014.
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Young Sisters wrestlers shine in long season
It takes a lot of dedication to become a champion club wrestler. The training is tough, and the long season of strenuous competition is a grind. And you hardly ever get to eat ice cream.
Tuesday, July 10, 2018















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