Natural Athletes

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.–  The thing about the Koch Twins from St. Paul is that they’re athlete’s.  Their athletic instincts are something that are going to make them special in the Blue and White the next four years with the Buckaroos. NM Magic 16U and assistant St. Paul Buckaroo Coach Neil Forste mentioned…

Putting In The Work

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  The time off has really reminded Dallas’ Bailey Savage how much she loves the sport of Volleyball. Coming off a six-week club season Savage, who transferred back to Dallas after spending the last two years at 1A Perrydale, continued to put in work preparing for an early entry to…

68th Annual East-West Shrine Game Honoree’s

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com August 1, 2020 was supposed to mark the 68th-annual East-West Shrine Football Game at Baker High School in Baker City, Oregon that features the best kids from 1A-4A from the 2019-2020 football season.  But due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, the event hosted by Shriners, the annual highlight and closure of the…

OSAA Splits Up 2020-2021 Into Four Seasons

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com The OSAA has released it’s schedule for the 2020-2021 season in ‘quarters. August 17-January 3, Sports/Activities permitted will not be designated by the OSAA but rather will be at the discretion of the local school district, provided they are allowed by the Governor’s Office, OHA, ODE, and the school adheres to…

OSAA Releases Update

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com The OSAA released an Press Release that it’s current moratorium-like suspension of facilities and coach/student interactions will expire on May 25. Read the Press release here: The OSAA Executive Board met in a closed work session this morning to discuss the latest updates on the Coronavirus pandemic as it relates to…

St. Paul Baseball Honors Seniors

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ST. PAUL, Ore.– The St. Paul nine and their families pulled into the gravel path along the right field fence at Gooding Field Friday afternoon leading into 6pm’s Senior recognition. It was just the Seniors.  No non-senior teammates, no fans, no umpires or opposing team in the other dugout.  Just the…

Perrydale’s Deters Signs With WOU For Track

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com PERRYDALE, Ore.– The greatness and career of one Amity Deters will continue once things get back to normal across the landscape. After a successful career in which the Perrydale athlete broke school records in the Triple, High and Long Jump, etched her name into the record books with the 4×100 meter…

1A State Girls Basketball List

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Crane’s Kelsie Siegner, St. Paul’s Erin Counts and Joseph’s Sabrina Albee were named Co-Players of the Year.  Crane’s Stub Travis was named Coach of the Year. First Team Kelsie Siegner- Crane Erin Counts-St. Paul Sabrina Albee- Joseph Riley Davis- Crane Isabelle Wyss- St. Paul 2nd Team Sydney Lawrence-Perrydale Lizzy Grandle- Country…

1A Boys All-State Basketball Team

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Triad’s Michael Irvine was named 1A Player of the Year and Timberwolves Head Coach Jason Young was named 1A Coach of the Year.  Crosshill Christian’s Andrew Stoddard and Evan Dallum were named to the Second-Team All-State Team and Falls City’s Jason Lafayette was All-State Honorable Mention First Team Michael Irvine-Triad Matt…

OSAA Cancels Spring Season

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com The OSAA has decided, after Governor Kate Brown’s announcement earlier this afternoon, to cancel the Spring Sports season. Read the Press Release here: Per Governor Kate Brown’s announcement earlier today that Oregon schools will be closed to in-person learning for the remainder of the school year, the Oregon School Activities Association…

Looking To Build From Last Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ST.  PAUL, Ore.– St. Paul baseball had finally gotten over the hump when the Coronavirus pandemic hit this Spring Sports season. Last Spring, the Buckaroos won an tight-knit 2-0 game against former league opponent Santiam for the program first entering this season.  And though the season is on-hold for the forseeable…

OSAA In Holding Pattern

By Jeremy McDonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com The OSAA will continue its holding pattern for the next few days of not canceling the Spring Sports season as they continue to monitor the Coronavirus outbreak in the State of Oregon. The tentative start date will be April 28, plus a tentative timeline how they would go about starting the…