6A All-State Softball Teams

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Tigard’s Makenna Reid (Pitcher of the Year), the Tigers Pete Kostel (Coach of the Year) and Mountainside’s Addison Kachnik and McMinnville’s Brynn McManus were named Co-Player of the Year in the 6A All-State honors.  Here’s the Complete List. 6A All-State Pitchers First Team Makenna Reid- Tigard Addisen Fisher- Bend Serayah Neiss -Newberg Second Team…

Getting Battle-Tested

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  The Dayton machine had themselves a battle with Cascade midday Saturday.  For the core returning from their fifth-place team in 3A, they had their eyes opened by how aggressive the Cougars were in Cascade’s nine-point victory at the Small School Showcase. But for the returners like Trae Wall, Boston…

Cascade’s Aggression Surprises Stayton

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  Cascade came out aggressive, they came out strong against their rival in Stayton Saturday night.  Despite having a underclassmen-heavy roster coming into their Summer slate under first-year Nick Randall, the Cougars Girls Basketball team created headaches for the Eagles who too look to fill the void of the five…

Amaya Takes Over Cascade Basketball Program

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.– It’s been a full-circle trip for new Cascade Coach Justin Amaya.  Ten-plus years ago Amaya joined then Head Coach Steve Ball as a JV2 coach, where he coached for a few years before heading to Amity to be the Warriors Head Coach before eventually returning to the Cougars a…