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…

Crosshill Christian’s Bell Signs With Northwest Unviersity

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  Crosshill Christian Girls Basketball Head Coach Scot White had two things him and his coaching staff repeated every day at practice for their squad: “All it takes is all you have” and “Hard Work Makes Dreams Come True”. Kaylee Bell lived up to the billing, those two sayings, as…

Boys Basketball Academic All-State Teams

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com West Salem, Silverton, North Marion, several Salem-area schools in the PacWest Conference in 3A, Tri-River and Central Valley Conference’s in 2A made the Academic Top 10 List For Boys Basketball this Winter. 6A Sherwood 3.8 West Salem 3.72 Barlow 3.68 Mountain View 3.68 Lincoln 3.65 Grants Pass 3.61 Bend 3.59 Cleveland…

Perrydale Advances After OT Nail-bitter

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com PERRYDALE, Ore.– At this point of the season, the only thing that matters is winning.  That’s why they call it win-or-go-home. Perrydale, who advanced after their 54-51 overtime home win over North Clackamas Christian Wednesday night, we’re a minute away from winning the game in regulation.  An 8-2 Saint run had…

Perrydale Plays To Their Strength In Playoff Opening Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com PERRYDALE, Ore.–  The Valley 10 League was the toughest league in 1A Girls Basketball this season, producing three teams in the Top 9 entering the first round of the playoffs this season. While Damascus Christian got the bye out of the league, powerhouse Country Christian and Southwest Christian played in Tuesday’s…