Stables To Pull Double-Duty In College

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AMITY, Ore.—  There was no pressure on Cydney Stables as she went out to join the golf team her Senior Year.  None at all.  The recent Amity-graduate wanted to try something new before she left the little town for college.  To have fun, to enjoy herself and compete as well as she can in…

Withnell Takes Series Over Mid-Coast

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com NEWPORT, Ore.– Game 2 of their three-game series with the Mid-Coast Dungies was a step in the right direction Saturday afternoon at Frank Wade Field. The defense was prototypical Withnell Dodger strong; the offense rallied the bats for 17 hits and 13 runs.  Taking the second game in a 13-1, six-inning fashion….

Gervais Outlast Dayton In Chemawa Summer Classic Opener

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  The Summer Basketball season has been condensed due to the Covid Pandemic, but teams are still finding a way to take advantage of the short time that they have in preparing for the upcoming Winter Season this year. Dayton and Gervais girl’s basketball played each other to open the…

Lady Dragons 16U Splits 16U Day 1

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com BEAVERTON, Ore.–  The Dallas Lady Dragons 16U squad slowly came into their own in their 16U State Opener against the Indians Fastpitch squad.  After surrendering an early run, the Lady Dragons scored ten of the game’s next 11 runs as incoming Willamina Sophomore Laney Deloe recorded a two-hit, five-inning pitching performance in…

Rebels Rally By Ambush At 16U State

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com BEAVERTON, Ore.–  It was a difference in approach Friday afternoon at Sunset Sports Park in Beaverton for both the Oregon Rebels-Hadden 16U and the Newberg Ambush 16U. The 16A/B State Tournament started and both the Rebels (3-2 to Salem Aftershock) and Ambush (17-11 to Frost Elite-Paige) each dropped tough openers when…

Berries Snap Three-Game Skid

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.—The Marion Berries settled in and were ready to play against Estacada Thursday evening. The American Legion Single-A squad that features players from the North Marion High School baseball program had a rocky start to the game with two errors and allowed an early run in their 19-1 victory on…

OWC Girls Basketball Honors

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Sage Kramer of Philomath won Player of the Year and the Warriors Ben Silva won Coach of the Year with Philomath going 13-2 and finished 4A State Runner-Up.  Cascade’s Ariel Tobiasson and Kenna Coleman, along with Stayton’s Karlee Tyler were first-team Oregon West Conference selections. Here’s the Full List: First Team…

Crushers-Dodgers Split Wednesday’s Doubleheader

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  Clutch seemed to be the word of the day as the Post 58 Crushers and the Withnell Dodgers split their two games Wednesday at Regis High School. Clutch defense in Game 1, the second game of the three-game series, played into the Crushers favor as Cascade’s Grayson Reeder’s clutch…

Silverton Girls Basketball Host Kids Camp

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SILVERTON, Ore.–  100-plus kids have shown up and have been showing out, putting in the work at Silverton’s Kids Camp this week. Wednesday was their third day in action.  Splitting up the campers into groups amongst the Main Gym and the Auxiliary Gym at the High School while having the fifth-, sixth-graders…

Dodgers Rally By Crushers In Series Opener

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– This was what you would hope for as the regular season draws to an end.  Efficient pitching, strong defense and the bats to back it all up.  Withnell had it all in their 10-1 win over the up-start Post 58 Crushers, scoring the final ten runs after Jefferson-grad DJ…

Dodgers Fall To Challengers 8-5

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.—  McKay’s Dillan Brady and Western Christian’s Rylan Webster had kept the hot bats of the Eugene Challengers at bay for the first six innings of the Withnell Dodgers nine-inning game with the Challengers Monday afternoon. The Scot-Pioneer duo had held their Eugene opposition to three-runs on two hits with…

Stayton’s Mannix Leaves Her Mark In Pool

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.— Swimming is a tough sport.  It challenges you mentally and physically, but the connections built through the sport is something that sticks out for Stayton-grad Kylie Mannix. “The most memorable part would definitely be the social aspects of the sport. Even though we can’t fully talk while actively swimming, the…