Day: August 19, 2010

Not ones to rest on laurels, 12A Panthers ready for fall

Last September the 12A Oregon Panthers began their 2009-10 season with high expectations and big goals. Seven girls from the previous year’s roster was coming off a 48th place finish at the 2009 ASA national championship and a fourth place finish at the Oregon state championship. This year, with the addition of five players, the team began a campaign to win the state championship, qualify for nationals once again, and improve on their 48th place finish. On Thursday, Aug. 5, the team’s season game to an end with a 6-3 loss to the Florida state champion, Gainesville Gold, at...

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RIVERfair’s berry best

Winners of this year’s pie eating contest at RIVERfair were, left to right: Hannah Martin, Zach Milstead and Chris Stahl. Martin and Milstead competed in the 13-and-under boys and girls divisions, Stahl in the adult division. Milstead said his secret to success was to “shove your face into the pie. You want more pie on your face than in your mouth.” As for Stahl, the defending champion made it two-for-two. The annual event was sponsored by Roth’s Family Fresh Markets. The youngsters dived into cherry pies while the adults were treated to marionberry pies. For more photos of the pie eating contest, and all of RIVERfair, visit our photo...

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