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.

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.***

Bend Native Gets Ready to Play in First NFL Regular Season Game

Less than a week ago, Mountain View High School alum Jacob Hollister wasn’t sure if he would make the team, but tonight, he will step on the field as a member of the New England Patriots in their season debut against the The Kansas City Chiefs.
Jacob is the 3rd-string tight end, who is expected to get some snaps on offense, but he will mostly play a key role on special teams during kickoffs and punts.
Jacob’s twin brother, Cody, made the Patriots practice squad and has been preparing all week but will not suit up for tonight’s game.
Central Oregon Daily’s Allison Roecker is in Foxborough, Massachusetts and got a chance to talk to Jacob and Cody before tonight’s game.
Allison will be live from Foxborough during the game tonight on Central Oregon Daily at 6 p.m. on KOHD and 7 p.m. on KBNZ


Hollister Twins Thank Bend Community for Support

We have been following twin brothers Jacob and Cody Hollister for the past few weeks as they worked hard in training camp to make the New England Patriots roster.

Over the weekend, Central Oregon Daily was there in Foxborough, Massachusetts when the brothers found put that both of them had made the team and Jacob and Cody both wanted to thank everybody in Central Oregon, including Mountain View High School, for their support.

NE Patriots Keep Bend Native on 53-Man Final Roster

Mountain View High School alum Jacob Hollister practiced today as a member of the regular season roster for the New England PatriotsThe undrafted rookie free agent beat out other rookies and veteran James O’Shaughnessy at training camp to secure the 3rd-string spot at tight end behind Rob Gronkowski and Dwayne Allen.

The Boston Globe’s beat reporter for the Patriots, Jim McBride, spoke to Central Oregon Daily on Saturday after the roster decision was announced. “Jacob really impressed from the moment camp started and was one of the offensive surprises of the summer,” said McBride. “He provides the Patriots with that athletic, stretch-the-field tight end to complement Rob Gronkowski and Dwyane Allen and his work on kick coverage teams is a big bonus.”

Central Oregon Daily’s Allison Roecker is in Foxborough today and got a chance to talk with Jacob before practice. Allison will have live reports from Foxborough on Central Oregon Daily on Monday (Labor Day) at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. on KOHD and 7 p.m. on KBNZ

Bend Native Clears Waivers and Joins Patriots’ Practice Squad

Wide receiver Cody Hollister is back on the practice field with the New England Patriots in Foxborough, Massachusetts today after being signed to the team’s practice squad.

The Mountain View High School alum was cut on Saturday, but coaches told him they would sign him to the practice squad if no other team picked him up off waivers. As a practice squad member, Cody will attend all team practices and meetings and training sessions, but he will not be in uniform for any of the games unless he gets promoted during the season, which can happen at any time.

Central Oregon Daily’s Allison Roecker is in Foxborough today and got a chance to talk to Cody before he returned to the practice field. Allison will have live reports from Foxborough on Central Oregon Daily on Monday (Labor Day) at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. on KOHD and 7 p.m. on KBNZ