Being A Part Of A Machine

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MT. ANGEL, Ore.– Kennedy’s Hailey Arritola have been apart some special moments when the Trojans have reached the top of the 2A mountain, bringing home the OSAA State First-Place trophy.  State Championship wins in Basketball (twice), Softball (in 2019) and Volleyball this past Fall as a Junior, and that’s just the…

Bertsch’s Team-First, Defensive Approach To The Game

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  Last year while in the Clarke Cochrane Christmas Classic in Ketchikan, Alaska, Cascade’s Jake Bertsch and Jacob Winstead were involved with a sideline picture memorable with the Cougar basketball team. It started with a montage of the bench celebrations on social media. “Me and Jacob Winstead were trying to…