West Avoids Sweep. STP’s Herbie, Santiam’s Sendlinger Honored

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MCMINNVILLE, Ore.–  It was a good reunion of three former competitors, four if you include the Coach on the field, of the old Tri-River League baseball teams Sunday afternoon on the turf at Linfield College. St. Paul’s Justin Herberger and Kennedy’s Angel De La Rosa, who weren’t at Saturday’s doubleheader at…

Perrydale’s Lawrence PR’s In 4th Place Finish

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com INDEPENDENCE, Ore – Juggling two sports at once is never an easy task to do.  Whenever you’re not doing one sport, you’re practicing for the other and it can be tiring both physically and mentally. But Sydney Lawrence found a way to juggle both softball and Track and Field this season…

St. Paul Holds Off Santiam Softball’s Late Rally

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ST. PAUL, Ore.– The St. Paul softball team took advantage of the opportunities that Santiam gave them during the second inning to build a 5-0 lead into the third inning in the Lady Buckaroos 7-6 win Monday afternoon at home. Behind Megan Tuck’s 3-for-3, three RBI day, it seemed as if…

St. Paul Advances To State Title Game

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com BAKER CITY, Ore.—It’s weird to think that girls’ sports at St. Paul have not lost a game this season and it’s already March. Following their 55-33 win over Damascus Christian Friday night at Baker High School, they pushed their streak to 58 straight wins as a girl’s sports department.  But that…

Perrydale Gets One Last Home Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com PERRYDALE, Ore.–  Regardless of the result on that scoreboard Wednesday Night, it was going to be the last time that Sydney Perkins and Alyssa Lux’s final game in front of their home crowd at Perrydale High School. And they left it the way they wanted, as winners.  66-21 was the final…

St. Paul Improves To 17-0 On Year With Strong Second Half Vs Perrydale

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ST.  PAUL, Ore.– Who would have thought that the St. Paul Girls Basketball team would be held to 12 first half points by an opponent? Well, the defense of Perrydale made sure that the Lady Buckaroos offense was kept at Bay entering the second half as after St. Paul’s 10-point first…

Perrydale Girls Improve to 5-0 With 46-33 Win Over Days Creek

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com PERRYDALE, Ore.– Every team needs a game like the one Perrydale had against Days Creek to see how they can improve, and certainly for the Pirates they needed a game like this after outscoring their opponents 161-69 in their last three games. Yeah they wanted revenge on the Wolves last year…

St. Paul Shuts Down Scio In Season Opener

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ST. PAUL, Ore.—It was one of those nights that you saw the difference in experience levels in two teams playing in their home openers. For St. Paul, its probably safe to say that they’ll be one of the favorites to compete for the 1A State Title this year with their strong…

St. Paul Finishes Second in 1A After Battle With Dufur

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com HILLSBORO, Ore.– Getting to the State Championship game is probably one of those once-in-a-lifetime opportunities you’ll get as an athlete. Just being in that high electricity environment and playing for the name on your jersey. For St. Paul, who saw last year end by the team whose made a return to…

Perrydale Gets Back Into Rhythm, South Wasco County Next

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com PERRYDALE, Ore.– It was all about getting back into their routine after their tough loss to St. Paul Saturday at Central High School in the Casco League Conference Championship game. And as they opened the first-round of the 1A State Playoffs Wednesday night at home, it was like hitting the reset button…

St. Paul Takes Top Spot In Casco League, Perrydale Second

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Perrydale have been to this point before battling for the Casco League playoff tournament Championship, having battled Crosshill Christian for it last sesson in a five-set match. As for St. Paul, their maiden voyage back down at 1A looked to add another piece of hardware to their mantel with a Casco…

St. Paul Improves to 13-0 With Win Over Central Linn

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ST. PAUL, Ore.—Erin Counts found herself saving a loose ball with game in a 22-17 battle in favor of St. Paul with the first set in its fourth long volley of the set when a Central Linn shot that went a little far off its mark help made it 23-17 in…