St. Paul Hands Crosshill First League Loss, Wins 12th-Straight

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  The St. Paul Volleyball team had to adjust without Frankie Lear, who was out not feeling well, as they return to Casco League play Monday evening at Crosshill Christian School. But nonetheless, the Buckaroos stepped up to the occasion and set the tone in the opening two sets of…

St. Paul Gets It Done For 3-0 Start

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ST. PAUL, Ore.–  With how both St. Paul and Lost River were playing Saturday at the St. Paul Rodeo Grounds, there was a sense that in this non-league game with both squads sitting 2-0 on the year entering the contest. And, as fortunate would be in the Buckaroos Hall of Fame Game,…

St. Paul Gets Win #2 On Road Against Santiam

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MILL CITY, Ore.–  St. Paul’s George Pohlschneider had one of those games where he hoped to have done better, but knew he did good enough to lead the Buckaroos to another victory on the road Thursday night at Santiam High School.  The junior quarterback went 4-for-8 for 180 yards, but had…

Perrydale Opens Casco League Play With Sweep

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com BROOKS, Ore.–  The Perrydale Volleyball team rebounded from their first defeat of the season to Delphian with a 25-23, 25-17, 25-17 sweep of Willamette Valley Christian on the road to open Casco League play Tuesday.  Having to rally back from 19-15 down to take the first set before using their serving…

Willamette Valley Christian VB Host Jamboree

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com BROOKS, Ore.–  For the first time ever, the 1A Willamette Valley Christian Warriors hosted a Volleyball jamboree with six teams total coming to the Brooks school.  A nice chance of pace as each team got a set against three different teams. For Willamette Valley Christian though, adversity arose going into their final…

West’s Defense Sets-Up Roque-Manzo’s OT Game-Winner

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com BAKER CITY, Ore.–  This ended up being one of those close, great games that you hope for.   After the last two Shriners East-West All-Star Games being decided by a large margin, this was a nail-bitter in the annual All-Star Game put on by the Shriners to benefit the Shriners Hospital Saturday…

St. Paul Baseball Gets It Done Against Vernonia

By Jeremy McDonald jermymcdonald73@gmail.com ST. PAUL, Ore.—The rain wasn’t nearly the headache as the wind was when Vernonia and St. Paul met Saturday afternoon to wrap up their three-game 2A/1A Speical District 1 series. The gusty winds tore through the field on this day, making it feel like the game was along the Gorge or…

Knox Leads Crosshill To Victory Over Perrydale 42-41

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  Landon Knox made sure that Perrydale wasn’t going to go into the Casco League District Playoffs beating his Crosshill Christian Boys team twice with one more league game to go. Coming on the heels of their 67-58 defeat to the Pirates Wednesday and faced with a 41-37 deficit, the…

Perrydale Holds Off Crosshill Christian 40-37

By Jeremy Mcdonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.– With 3.3 seconds left in the game and walking to the line, Perrydale’s Elena Porter had the pressure on her to execute.  Crosshill Christian had just turned an 31-20 deficit to a awfully close 39-37 game. In a must-game for both teams looking for  third-place going into the Casco…

St. Paul Defeats Willamette Valley Christian 34-22

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com BROOKS, Ore.–  The St. Paul continued to be tough entering their third game of the week and second within 48 hours of playing the same Willamette Valley Christian team they had just played in St. Paul Wednesday. Their defense, that kept the Buckaroos within reach of both the Warriors and Croshill…

St. Paul Halts Porter Pirates Second Half Push

By Jeremy Mcdonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com PERRYDALE, Ore.–  Perrydale’s Elana Porter created headaches against the St. Paul defense in the Buckaroos 48-32 Casco League win. The senior Porter flew around loose balls defensively and set herself up in the Pirates offense.  Scoring ten of her 15 points in the second half as Perrydale suddenly were making St….

Perrydale Spoils Willamette Valley Christian’s Homecoming

By Jeremy McDonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com BROOKS, Ore.–  Energy has been the mojo for Perrydale this season, and coming off a week break the question became will they have any coming out of the break. Willamette Valley Christian kept it close going into the fourth quarter of the 38-25 Pirates win.  Hanging with the one-loss Perrydale squad…