A look back at the week in Central Oregon high school sports, in photos
Visit our weekly slideshow for pictures of Central Oregon high school athletes in action in football, volleyball, soccer and cross-country. Below, check out this week's prep sports schedule for area teams.
Boys soccer: Summit at Bend, 4:30 p.m.; Ridgeview at Mountain View, 4:30 p.m.; Junction City at Sisters, 4 p.m.; Madras at Gladstone, 6 p.m.; Elmira at La Pine, 4:30 p.m.; Crook County at Redmond, 4:30 p.m.
Girls soccer: Ridgeview at Mountain View, 3 p.m.; Sisters at Junction City, 4:30 p.m.; Gladstone at Madras, 4:30 p.m.; La Pine at Elmira, 4 p.m.; Summit at Bend, 3 p.m.; Crook County at Redmond, 3 p.m.
Volleyball: Summit at Ridgeview, 6:30 p.m.; Elmira at Sisters, 6:45 p.m.; North Marion at Madras, 6 p.m.; Cottage Grove at La Pine, 6:45 p.m.; Crook County at Bend, 6:30 p.m.; Trinity Lutheran at Gilchrist, 5 p.m.; Mountain View at Redmond, 6:30 p.m.
Boys water polo: Mountain View at Ridgeview, TBA
Wednesday, Oct. 16
Cross-country: Bend, Mountain View, Summit, Redmond, Crook County, Ridgeview, La Pine, Madras at C.O. Relays at Pine Nursery, 3 p.m.; Sisters at Country Fair Classic at Country Fair Grounds in Veneta, 3:45 p.m.
Volleyball: Culver at East Linn, 6 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 17
Boys soccer: Bend JV at Redmond, 4:30 p.m.; Crook County at Ridgeview, 4:30 p.m.; Sisters at Cottage Grove, 4 p.m.; La Pine at Junction City, 4:30 p.m.; Mountain View at Summit, 4:30 p.m.
Girls soccer: Crook County at Ridgeview, 3 p.m.; Cottage Grove at Sisters, 4 p.m.; Junction City at La Pine, 4 p.m.; Mountain View at Summit, 3 p.m.; Bend at Redmond, 3 p.m.
Volleyball: Ridgeview at Mountain View, 6:30 p.m.; La Pine at Sisters, 6:45 p.m.; Madras at La Salle, 6 p.m.; Redmond at Crook County, 6:30 p.m.
Boys water polo: Summit at Madras, TBA
Girls water polo: Summit at Madras, TBA
Friday, Oct. 18
Football: Bend at Eagle Point, 7 p.m.; Mountain View at Redmond, 7 p.m.; Crook County at Summit, 7 p.m.; Cleveland at Ridgeview, 7 p.m.; Cottage Grove at Sisters, 7 p.m.; La Pine at Elmira, 7 p.m.; Kennedy at Culver, 7 p.m.; North Lake at Gilchrist, 4 p.m.
Boys soccer: Culver at Riverside, 1 p.m.
Volleyball: Regis at Culver, 6 p.m.; Summit at Nike Tournament of Champions in Phoenix, Ariz., 8 a.m.; North Lake at Gilchrist, 6 p.m.
Boys water polo: Bend vs. Mountain View, TBA; Bend vs. Summit, TBA
Girls water polo: Bend vs. Summit, TBA; Bend vs. Mountain View, TBA
Saturday, Oct. 19
Football: Gladstone at Madras, 1 p.m.
Girls soccer: North Medford at Summit, 3 p.m.
Volleyball: Ridgeview, La Pine at Philomath Tournament, 9 a.m.; Culver at Corbett Tourney, TBA; Summit at Nike Tournament of Champions in Phoenix, Ariz., 8 a.m.; Trinity Lutheran at North Lake, 2:15 p.m.; Crook County at West Linn Tournament, TBA; Gilchrist at Paisley, 2:30 p.m.
Boys water polo: Ridgeview at Mountain View, TBA; Ridgeview at Bend, 5:30 p.m.
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