New field, new team

By John L. Braese

The Enterprise

NYSSA – The soccer match on Thursday was not a state final. The players weren’t anticipating a college scholarship or a player of the year title.

Still, it was historic as two schools for the first time fielded a soccer team.

The Falcon boys of Four Rivers Community School dropped a 9-1 game to the Nyssa Bulldogs.

But the score isn’t the important detail. Two stories are more telling.

One is that the Falcons are now a part of Oregon high school sports. Coach Julian Carter fielded 11 players for . . .