McNary’s Doutt Finishes 16th, McKay’s Heredia PR’s

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com PORTLAND, Ore.–In her first and only race at the Nike Portland XC Meet, McNary Senior Kaliey Doutt was soaking it all in as she wrapped up her 3.1 mile, 5 kilometer race Saturday morning at Portland Meadows. “It was such a good opportunity because there’s so many good runners all over…

Battling Through The Nike Portland XC Challenges Together

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com PORTLAND, Ore.–There was once a runner name Abebe Bikila, a Ethopian distance runner from the 1950s ad 1960s.  In 1960, Bikila ran the 1960 Rome Olympics barefooted and won the event in 2:21.23. Though Stayton’s Casey Pugh isn’t a marathoner, or is planning on becoming one as much as we know…

Scio Takes Homecoming 58-18 Over Jefferson

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.–  Homecoming is always something special to play in as the community comes together for a good time cheering on the Boys of Fall. For the Homecoming Court, Freshman Ethan McLoren and Alexus Franklin were prince and princess.  Sophomore Tyler White and Kaitylyn Schumacher, for the junior class, Daniel Simmons…

Cascade Got Revenge Over Stayton

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–Cascade never forgotten last September when Stayton beat them 14-12 at their place when they made the 10 or so minute drive out to Stayton Friday night for the yearly football rivalry game. And as Quinn Legner slipped by the Eagle defenders and recovered a onside kick and converted that…

Stayton Boys Soccer Improves To 7-0

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.–  When the final whistle blew on their 4-0 win over North Marion, the Stayton Eagles Boys Soccer team went into familiar territory not-so-surprising for a team that has set that high of a standard for themeselves from the get go. Yeah the 2015 State Runner-Up started 5-0-2 through seven…

Salem Academy Rallies For Sweep Over Blanchet Catholic

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  As they walked out to the court for the third set versus rival Salem Academy and looking over off the side of the court where the crowd of fans were was a little sea of blue in the sea of Pink cheering on the Lady Cavaliers of Blanchet Catholic….

McKay Ties With #2 McMinnville

By Jeremy McDonald SALEM, Ore.–  McMinnville had been a powerhouse of sorts dating back to the 2015 season when they reached their first semi-final round game when they came down to Salem to take on the team in which they ended their season last November at Mac High: McKay. The Scots, though their record may…

POWDERPUFF FOOTBALL: Ready To Take Over Defeats Eat Turf 14-0

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.–For the Class of 2018, the Powderpuff game was the cherry on top of everything for their powderpuff careers. With seniors like Rheanna McDaniel, Kelsey Pollard, Katelyn Gray and quarterback McKenzie Reger, they were looking for that four-peat against the hit-stick ability of Kasidee Parazoo and the ‘Eat Turf’-crew of…

Blanchet Catholic Aggressive Offense Gets Only One Past Amity’s Croxford Great Performance

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Entering Tuesday’s game versus Amity, Blanchet Catholic were riding a five-game winning streak and averaged three-to-four goals a game during that span, and carried that momentum into the opening the contest with a aggressive offensive presence against Morgan Croxford and her defense. With Brianna Anaya’s seventh minute goal the…

Cascade VB Sweeps North Marion To Close Out 1st Half Of OWC Play

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–When North Marion made the trek from Aurora to Turner, they were sitting in a similar situation as they were in 2016: 3-1 in Oregon West Conference-play. But, something was different for the Lady Huskies this year.  More confidence in themselves than there was last year with first-year Head Coach…