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…

WVC Girls Pick Up Fourth Win In Last Five

By Jeremy McDonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com BROOKS, Ore.–  It’s been almost two weeks since Willamette Valley Christian’s last game, but it didn’t seem like the rust affected the Warriors much in their 36-13 win over Jewell Tuesday evening in Brooks. Their offense produced their second-highest output of the season, four points off of their 40-point game against…

Patterson Leads Crosshill Christian To Fifth Win

By Jeremy Mcdonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  Crosshill Christian’s Grace Patterson was everywhere during Saturday’s 63-9 win over Siletz Valley at home, the Eagles third win in four games. The sophomore post player rebounded well on both sides of the ball while leading the game with 21 points in the non-league matchup with the Warriors. “Our team…

Crosshill Christian Boys Set Tone From Start In League Win

By Jeremy Mcdonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  Their loss to Country Christian at the Crusader Classic on New Year’s Eve has really fired up the Crosshill Christian boys squad.  Since their 61-52 defeat to the Cougars, the Eagles have wheeled off five-straight wins following their 69-9 Casco League win over Jewell Wednesday night to push the…

Livingstone Adventist Academy Rolls To 4-0 Start

By Jeremy Mcdonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM. Ore.–  Livingstone Adventist Academy’s Emily Velazques was leading the Lions charge down the stretch in the squads 47-24 win over Crosshill Christian Monday Night. The senior forward/wing accounted for 29  points as early on the Eagles were on their heels in the Casco League matchup. “It’s honestly difficult because I’m a…

Willamette Valley Christian Defeats C.S. Lewis/Veritas For Third-Straight Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com BROOKS, Ore.–  The Willamette Valley Christian Girls Basketball team turned to their defense Tuesday evening to set the tone in the Casco League game with C.S. Lewis/Veritas. They created turnovers off of clogging passing lanes, poking the ball out and fighting for rebounds in their 28-12 win.  The Warriors third-straight win as they…

St. Paul Advances To 1A Final Four

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ST. PAUL, Ore.–  St. Paul’s 25-11, 25-16, 25-21 sweep of seventh-ranked Echo was very similar to their four-set victory over Central Christian back on Saturday with a theme: Start strong.  Finish with a battle. But hey.  A victory is a victory as they reach their fourth-straight Semi-final game dating back to 2018. “It was…