Decision Day: Local Students Share Their College Plans

May 1st was decision day at Mountain View High School, a new way to celebrate the seniors who are moving on to colleges or universities this fall.

As Central Oregon Daily’s Allison Roecker reports, it was like an academic version of signing day for athletes.

Four Local High Schools Participate in a Food Drive Competition

 

It’s a friendly competition among local high schools, all for an important cause.
Central Oregon Daily’s Anyssa Bohanan has a look at four local high schools that are helping a local non-profit make a difference.
The winners of the food drive challenge will be announced and presented with their prizes at Pine Tavern Restaurant on May 1st.

Though you can no longer drop off cans to the high school of your choice, you can still support them and NeighborImpact with a monetary donation.
When you donate make sure to write the school name you’d like to support in the donation memo line.
Every one dollar donation allows the organization to distribute 7 pounds of food or five meals.

Super Bowl LII Live Experience

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.

Mountain View and Bend High Tackle 39th Annual Civil War Game

Before Mountain View High School opened in 1979, the original “Civil War” was between Bend Senior High School and Redmond High School. But during the Cougar’s first season of play, the Bend varsity players were split up between the two schools and a rivalry was born.

Central Oregon Daily’s Austin Reed looks at what that rivalry means to both teams as they clash for the 39th time Friday night.

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.

Mountain View Parent Reacts to Rumored Shooting Threat

The City of Bend Police Department are investigating a threat at Mountain View High School that was serious enough to warrant increased police presence at the campus today, and had some parents deciding to keep their parents home from school.

Central Oregon Daily’s Anyssa Bohanan spoke to a Mountain View High School parent as she reacted to the threat.

The Center Foundation Players of the Game: Mtn. View Offensive Line

Dominating the line of scrimmage and opening holes to allow Jonas Larson to rush for four touchdowns, in what might be a first, the Mountain View offensive line earned The Center Foundation Player of the Game honors in leading the Cougars’ to a 35-13 victory over host Summit in a Special District 1 football game Friday night.

Congratulations to Ryan Martini, Rylee Ettinger, Brandt Waller, Reed Sehorn-Hurst and Riley Straly for their standout efforts in Mountain View’s fifth victory of the season.

Latest OSAA Proposal Would Place Bend Schools with Schools in Salem

After almost 12 months of meetings, public comments and spirited debate, the Classification and Districting Committee of the OSAA submitted their final recommendations to the executive board this week. From the beginning, it became clear that all three Bend high schools were not wanted by any of the current leagues, because of the travel involved. The final recommendation from the committee places Bend Senior High SchoolMountain View High School and Summit High School with five high schools from Salem in a 6A conference called the Greater Valley Conference.

Central Oregon Daily’s Eric Lindstrom spoke with a member of the committee, Dave Hood, who is also the athletic director for Mountain View High School, about the final recommendation.

Redmond’s high schools will remain in 5A in a different version of the Inter-Mountain Conference. The OSAA’s executive board will meet in Wilsonville on October 16th to make their final decision, and they could still make changes to the recommendation from the committee.