Leaving Their Mark

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MILL CITY, Ore.–  With the postseason just right around the corner and the regular season coming to an end the Santiam softball program has found themselves back in the 2A/1A postseason. Still a relatively new program, their first season coming in the Spring of 2015, the Wolverines made the postseason two…

Kennedy Falls To Culver In Series Finale

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MOUNT ANGEL, Ore.–  Culver brought the fight to Kennedy’s doorstep Wednesday evening in Mount Angel throughout the three-game series with the Trojans, but more importantly that third and final game of the trilogy of games.  Sure the Trojans took game one 2-0 and pulled away for the 8-2 win in game two victory. …

Lawson’s Walk-Off Home Run Lifts Regis Over East Linn

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  “I don’t know man.  It was crazy,” said Regis freshman Tanner Lawson following his walk-off home run Tuesday night against East Linn Christian. It was a good test of mental toughness and overcoming adversity for the Rams as they embarked on their three-game series with the Eagles this week. …

Regis Hands Monroe First League Loss Since 2018

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.—Regis’ Max Eaton had his hands cut out for him to close out the three-game series with Monroe Friday evening at Stayton High School. After having to move over after their first game due to the incoming weather, Stayton having an turf infield, the sophomore was tapped to go up…

Santiam Baseball Wins Eighth Game Of Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MILL CITY, Ore.–  In a year, the Santiam baseball team have made a nice little turnaround.  A relatively young team last Spring during the six-week season, the Wolverines have nearly tripled their win total 12 games into this season as they sit 8-4 overall following their 15-2 win over Colton Wednesday….

Opening Day Spoiled By Weather

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.–  The only thing that could literally put a damper on Opening Day in Oregon is a typical Oregon Spring Day. Scio and Regis Baseball both managed to get three innings in of what would have been their opening day, playing on the turf field that the Loggers have with…

Western Christian Baseball Finishes Fourth In 2A/1A

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  No one would have penciled in Western Christian Baseball at this point of the season.  Battling for a spot in the 2A/1A State Championship Game Saturday afternoon just down the road in Scio, down from where they would play their final game of the year at Stayton High School….

Kennedy Refocuses, Advances To Quarters

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MT. ANGEL, Ore.–  Just like that going into the second inning, Kennedy found themselves down 3-0 to Central Linn in the opening round of the 2A/1A State Playoffs.  The Cobras strung together a few hits against Riley Cantu to get the runs across the board before Cantu settled in and allowed…

Kennedy Continues To Roll, Defeats North Douglas 12-0

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MOUNT ANGEL, Ore.– As much as their 12-0, five-inning win over North Douglas was a nice revenge after the last time the two teams met in the 2A/1A State Title game two years ago, it was still a humbling experience as their last meeting. For the Trojans, the 9-0 start is…

1A/4A Baseball/Softball Results

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com 4A Baseball North Marion 18, Madras 0 4A Softball Alexis Bales drove 2RBI’s in Cascade’s 4-1 win over Philomath.  Hannah Walliman struck out five for the Cougars while going 1-for-2 hitting.   Stayton’s Jessica Rule and Cedella Ritchie each drove in 2RBI’s and Brielle Kessler drove in another 3RBI’s.  Rule struck out…

1A-3A Softball and Baseball round-up

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com 3A Yamhill-Carlton over Blanchet 10-0 in five innings.  Katie Slater, Complete Game shutout for Tigers. Amity’s Gabby Rolston struck out three and hit the game-winning sac-hit over Dayton in Amity. Jodi deSemt hit a 2-run home run and freshman Brin Shilhanek-Opp struck out five. 2A Softball Gervais’ Alexa Rutledge went 4-for-6…

Kennedy Wins Showdown With North Marion

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.—This was probably one of the premier games of the day, week and perhaps the year that happened Saturday afternoon. North Marion and Kennedy baseball.  Powerhouse in 4A and Powerhouse in 2A/1A.  Together.  On the ionic field at Bob Brack Field at North Marion High School. The 2-1 ball game…