Police Brutality and Racial Profiling Protests Hit Close to Home
A Madras teenager says Colin Kaepernick and other NFL players were an inspiration for his recent protest of police brutality and racial profiling during the National Anthem at an assembly at Madras High School. His protest came only a few weeks before the NFL officials announced they would be requiring players to stand during the National Anthem or the entire team would be fined.
Central Oregon Daily’s Lisa Carton and Anyssa Bohanan have more on the NFL’s decision and why one Central Oregon teen chose to take a knee.
Four Bend Locals are Going for Gold in PyeongChang
Bend natives Laurenne Ross, Tommy Ford and Ben Ferguson will all be representing the United States in this year’s Olympic Games. Ross and Ford will both be competing in Alpine Skiing while Ferguson will be competing in the snowboard halfpipe. Also from Bend and competing in the snowboard halfpipe is Kent Callister, but with duel citizenship Callister will be representing Australia.
13-year-old Redmond boxer Kevin Ochoa-Limbeck had lost close decisions in the finals of the last two silver gloves championships, but the third time was the charm.
Central Oregon Daily’s Eric Lindstrom shows us how the Redmond boxer won a national title in Missouri over the weekend.
Kevin got a welcome home celebration fit for a champion on Sunday afternoon. 75 friends, family, and fans showed up at Redmond airport to congratulate Kevin on his national title when he arrived back home from Missouri. Kevin says he hopes to fight for the U.S Olympic boxing team in the future.
13-Year-Old Redmond Boxer Fights for National Championship This Week
From Olympic decathletes to BMX World Champions, there must be something in the water in Central Oregon. Our region produces a lot of world class athletes, and the sport of boxing is no exception.
Central Oregon Daily’s Eric Lindstrom reports from Independence, Missouri where a 13 year old boxer from Redmond named Kevin Ochoa-Limbeck is vying for a national title this week at the Silver Gloves Championships.
Tune into Central Oregon Daily for live updates on Kevin’s fights from Independence, Missouri on Thursday and Friday night at 6pm on KOHD-ABC and 7pm on KBNZ-CBS and throughout the weekend on the Central Oregon Daily Facebook and Twitter pages.
Central Oregon Daily Takes You to Downtown Minneapolis
Central Oregon Daily’s Eric Lindstrom takes us to the Super Bowl Live Experience in Downtown Minneapolis. We also take you behind the scenes at Super Bowl Opening Day where Eric got to chat with Mountain View High School alumni Jacob and Cody Hollister. He also caught up with former University of Oregon player Patrick Chung and our reporter Allison gets a rave review from New England Patriots defensive tackle Alan Branch.
Central Oregon Daily with the Hollister Brothers in Minnesota
Mountain View High School alumni and twin brothers Jacob and Cody Hollister spent a few minutes at Super Bowl LII Opening Night in St. Paul, Minnesota talking to Central Oregon Daily’s Eric Lindstrom.
Jacob is a tight end with the New England Patriots, and Cody is a wide receiver on the Patriots’ practice squad.
See more of Central Oregon daily’s coverage of Super Bowl LII on the Afternoon Edition at 3pm Tuesday on KOHD-ABC.
The Oakland Raiders announce that former head coach and current sports analyst Job Gruden will be the team’s new head coach.
Central Oregon Daily’s Eric Lindstrom caught up with one of the many die-hard Raiders fans who live in Bend, to get his take on the hiring of Gruden.
A BMX national event happens right here #inRedmond this weekend, and two of the world’s best riders are from Bend. Meet Olivia Armstrong and Taylor Stephens.
MBSEF freeskier athletes, Dominic and Sebastian Bowler (brothers), qualified for the USASA National Championships this weekend at Mt. Bachelor. Entry is based on a cumulation of points throughout the season and overall rankings. These two brothers are nationally ranked and hope to go far at Nationals which will be held at Copper Mountain, Colorado, in April. Keep a look out for these two, there may be gold medals in their future. For more information on MBSEF program go to: www.mbsef.org. For more information on the USASA National Championships go to: www.usasa.org
Keith Bleyer, whom is the broadcaster for the Portland Timbers, recaps on the MLS Cup victory and explains why the Timbers’ Army is so dedicated to their team…AND Central Oregon’s very own army, the Mt Bachelor Brigade, takes us to the rally at Providence Park.