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Pleasant Hill wrestlers place fourth at Junction City

Billies wrestler Aston Ruchti struggles to keep Scio opponent Hunter Robinson from overtaking him during the second round of their bout. Pleasant Hill hosted a four-team divisional coed meet against Colton, Harrisburg and Scio on Jan. 18. The Billies won against Colton, 15-6; lost to Harrisburg; and lost to Scio,[Read More…]

Split has Dawgs tied for second in league

After splitting two road games, the Creswell Bulldogs – who trounced Harrisburg, 57-35, on Jan. 16 but had fourth-ranked Coquille return the favor, 49-63, on Jan. 19 – are in a three-way tie, with Glide and Pleasant Hill, at 3-2 for second in league standings, behind Coquille (5-0). At Harrisburg,[Read More…]

Lady Dawgs second in league after split week

The 12th-ranked Lady Dawgs are second in league standings after splitting two road games last week. Creswell downed Harrisburg 49-35 on Jan. 16 but missed their chance to share first place in falling 30-45 to eighth-ranked Coquille on Jan. 19. Coquille (5-0) holds a one-game league advantage over Creswell (4-1).[Read More…]

CHS cheer team places third in first competition

The CHS competition cheer team placed third at Saturday’s Newberg Classic. From left, back: Mikiah Southmayd, Ali Goyen, Emily Plourde and Arian Lawson. Middle: Haley Smith and Kiara McNamara. Front: Skye Wagner. CHRISTINE HARPER Winning a trophy in their first outing of the season was a great confidence builder for[Read More…]

Lady Dawgs best Billies, edge Wildcats

Cali Allen scores on a lay-in after grabbing a steal against the Billies. GINI DAVIS The 12th-ranked Lady Bulldogs defeated visiting Pleasant Hill 48-37 on Jan. 9 and edged host Glide 44-42 on Jan. 12. After a slow start, the Lady Dawgs trailed their rival Billies 8-9 after the first[Read More…]

PURE INTENSITY

Bulldog guard Trey Magnuson attempts to block a lay-up shot by Billies guard Zach Hart during the second quarter of the boy’s Creswell vs. Pleasant Hill varsity match-up on Dec. 9. CHRISTOPHER PALANUK/THE CRESWELL CHRONICLE Bulldog guard Trey Magnuson attempts to block a lay-up shot by Billies guard Zach Hart[Read More…]

Dawgs bow to rival Billies, steamroll ‘Cats

Tayler Forsman scores on a drive to the hoop with under a minute remaining to bring the Bulldogs within heel-nipping distance of the visiting Billies. GINI DAVIS A 1-1 week included a tough 54-56 loss to visiting Pleasant Hill on Jan. 9 and a decisive 78-52 victory over host Glide[Read More…]

Nelson wins 220-pound class at Santiam Christian

Blake Nelson (center) receives his tournament championship medal after winning his 220-pound weight class at the Santiam Christian Screamin’ Eagle Tournament. PETE NELSON Blake Nelson of Creswell edged Blake Larson of Dayton 4-3 for the second time this season in a gritty, quadruple-overtime match at 220 pounds during the Screamin’[Read More…]

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