Top-Ranked Teams in 5A and 3A Win Big on Friday Night

Mountain View High School and La Pine High School showed why they are ranked number one in the state in their respective classes with impressive wins on Friday night.

The Cougars scored 48 unanswered points to kickoff the first half of their Homecoming Night on their way to a 62-6 victory over the Ridgeview Ravens to prove their record to 7-0 on the season in 5A play. Meanwhile, the Hawks went on the road to Harrisburg and beat the Eagles 34-15 to improve their record to 7-0 in 3A play.

When Monday’s OSAA state rankings came out, both Mountain View and La Pine were ranked #1 in their respective classes.

In other Central Oregon high school football action, Summit High School kept their playoff hopes alive with a 31-17 Homecoming victory over Redmond. Bend lost a close one on the road in Hermiston 35-32. In 4A play, the Sisters Outlaws beat Elmira 28-7.

Battle of Two Undefeated Teams in La Pine Tonight

The La Pine High School Hawks head into their homecoming game with a perfect 5-0 record as they host the perennial powerhouse of the Mountain Valley Conference, Coquille, in a battle of two undefeated teams on Friday night.

Central Oregon Daily’s Eric Lindstrom spent time on the practice field with the Hawks this week as they try to break their three-year losing streak against the Red Devils.


***SATURDAY UPDATE – La Pine beat Coquille 8-6 on Friday night to remain undefeated at 6-0 on the season.***

Madras High School Football Team Breaks 23-Game Losing Streak

Up until last week, the date of September 19, 2014 was a significant one for the football players at Madras High School, because it was the last time they had won a varsity football game.

Central Oregon Daily’s Eric Lindstrom looks at the emotional victory that ended the White Buffalos’ three-year losing streak.

Mountain View High School Fights to Hold Undefeated Title

The Mountain View High School Cougars are the only 5A school left in Central Oregon with an undefeated record, and tonight, they’re facing the Hermiston High School Bulldogs at home.

Central Oregon Daily’s Anyssa Bohanan caught up with the team as they prepared for the big game, and met the largest player on the field who also packs the biggest punch.

***FRIDAY NIGHT UPDATE – Mountain View beats Hermiston 28-7 at home to go 3-0 for the season.***

COTV Sports Player of the Game: Dawson Ruhl of Summit High School 11/6/15

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One of the unsung heroes of Summit’s memorable season, Dawson Ruhl rushed for a team high 149 yards and three touchdowns to help lead the host Storm to its first post-season football victory in school history, a 59-14 triumph over South Albany.
For his efforts, the junior running back earned COTV’s Player of the Game honors. Included in his three touchdown runs was a highlight film 40-yard effort in which he changed directions several times and broke seven tackle attempts.
Ruhl leads the Storm rushing attack with 773 yards for the 2015 season.
Summit will travel to Redmond for a 2nd round class 5A OSAA State Championship football game next Friday.