Roughriders Pulls Away From McNary

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com KEIZER, Ore.–  Lessons can be taken away from the first game of the year, especially when you have seven sophomores on the squad like McNary has this season. The Lady Celtics jumped out and built a 42-34 lead on a Roosevelt squad that made the trip down from Portland for the…

St. Paul Shuts Down Scio In Season Opener

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ST. PAUL, Ore.—It was one of those nights that you saw the difference in experience levels in two teams playing in their home openers. For St. Paul, its probably safe to say that they’ll be one of the favorites to compete for the 1A State Title this year with their strong…

Eagles Overcome Tough Start For Overtime Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.– Marri Martinez came in off the bench in the fourth quarter with four fouls against her as Stayton were looking for a way to walk away from this ugly first game of the year against Seaside Wednesday evening with the Lady Eagles down 32-29 late to the Seagulls. “It…

Central Drop Tough Season Opener In OT

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com INDEPENDENCE, Ore.–  Meagan Mendazona put it best following Central’s tough season opening 41-37 overtime loss to Churchill Wednesday, and that is there’s not going to be any easy games on their schedule this season. The Lancers proved just that as they turned a 9-2 second quarter deficit into a 33-30 lead…