St. Paul Gets By Mohawk In Non-League Match-Up

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ST. PAUL, Ore.– Mohawk would take the 22-21 halftime lead over the second-ranked St. Paul Buckaroo Girls Basketball team probably every time as they did Monday night. For the first 16 minutes of St. Paul’s 45-36 victory, the Mustangs had pressed, rebounded and shot the ball well against the defending 1A State…

Big Second Half Puts Perrydale Game-Up For Second

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com FALLS CITY, Ore.—The challenge for Perrydale against Falls City Thursday night would how will they stop Jason Lafeyette. David Domes calls the Mountaineer Junior one of the best players in the State when the two teams met for their Casco League rematch with the regular season coming to a close.  With…

Kennedy’s Fourth Quarter Rally Falls Short Versus Crane

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SISTERS, Ore.–  Crane hasn’t been tested like this since their December 21 game against Union. The Mustangs, ranked number one in 1A, are use to the travel these long trips and coming to the Bend/Sisters-area have became a common place for them after snapping St. Paul’s 49-game winning streak on January…

Pirates Set Tone In Win Over South Wasco County

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com PERRYDALE, Ore.–  They weren’t the tallest team on the court Friday, but Perrydale’s defense swarmed and bothered the South Wasco County offensive players from the opening tip, but they made up for it with athleticism and speed. Behind runs of 12-2 and 13-2, the Pirates led the Redsides 25-13 in their…

St. Paul Takes Tough Game Over Monroe

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MT.  ANGEL, Ore.– They knew they weren’t out of the woods yet as Monroe kept it to around ten, 12 being the biggest St. Paul lead as Mirtha Lopez 1-for-3 free throw trip got it to 36-27 with 3:25 left in the third. Rebounding, boxing out was captained by Wyss as…

St. Paul Finishes Second In 1A

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com HERMINSTON, Ore.—Think about it, for Seniors like a Mitch Curtis, TJ Crawford or Saul Martinez, being in the playoffs this late in the year has become an expectation. Their sophomore year, St. Paul were semi-finalist in 2A and were State Finalist their Junior and now Senior seasons. “It’s something cool to…

Week 9 Predictions

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Last Week: 8-6 Season Total: 69-35 As the regular season wraps up, here are my predictions for this week 6A West Salem over Sprague by 10 McNary over South Salem by 8 5A West Albany over Silverton by 3 Dallas over Central by 21 4A North Valley over Crook County by…

Perrydale Shuts Door On North Clackamas Christian

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com PERRYDALE, Ore.– It was definitely playoff Volleyball no matter if it is 6A or 1A. Faced with a 23-19 deficit in a fourth set in which Perrydale were one run from making it interesting in their 23-25, 25-21, 25-14, 25-23 win against North Clackamas Christian Wednesday night. For much of the fourth set,…

Perrydale Finishes Second In Casco League

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com INDEPENDENCE, Ore.–  Perrydale may have finished second to St. Paul in the Casco League once again, but the Pirates had put a scare on the Buckaroos in the 14-25, 21-25, 20-25 sweep of St. Paul Saturday evening at Central High School. Perrydale had clinch a playoff bid with their 25-17, 19-25,…

One Last Tune-Up Game Before Playoffs

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ST. PAUL, Ore.– Thursday’s game was a late add for both St. Paul and Warrenton. Both squads are sitting on-top of their respective conference in 1A and 3A entering league playoffs, so the extra live reps were helpful in preparation in the Buckaroos and Warriors playoff pushes this season. “It was…

Week 7 Predictions

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Last Week: 6-3 Season Total: 51-25 With Homecoming this week for a few schools like Dallas, West Salem and South Salem, those teams will be looking for wins while their opponents will be looking to spoil the Homecoming fun this week. Here are my picks: 6A: West Salem over Mt. View…

Week 6 Predictions

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Last Week: 8-4 Season: 45-22 With football coming back-to-back days this week, here are my picks for this week: 6A Sprague over McNary by 3 South Salem over West Salem by 2 5A Silverton over Dallas by 12 McKay over Corvallis by 8 4A Stayton over Newport by 4 Cascade over…