Regis Cheerleading Returns

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  It’s been four years since Regis last had a cheerleading team and former Scio coach JaAnna Mendes knows she has her hands full knowing she has girls who never had cheerlead before. A few factors went into the Rams cheerleading squad going on the wayside.  Their old coach left,…

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…

Chemeketa Softball Snaps Playoff Drought

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  What a year the Chemeketa Community College softball team has had this Spring. During the regional play season during the Spring of 2021, the Storm only won one game, a 8-7 win over Mount Hood Community College on April 10, 2021 in a season that saw the squad go…

The Mentality

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MOUNT ANGEL, Ore.–  Santiam’s Kristen Crofoot was not about to let this last opportunity go to waste.  She was not going to let a torn meniscus get in the way of her going to State one last time.  It’s her senior year and she was not going to hang up the Track…

SA’s James, Brown Brings Home District Titles

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MOUNT ANGEL, Ore.–   A lot of pressure was on Salem Academy’s Celia James coming down the stretch of her 400-meter race in the 2A Special District 2 District Race Saturday afternoon.  The freshman encountered a strong breeze on the backstretch, not as bad as the wind had been in prior days…

Sheridan High Jump Duo Qualifies For State

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MOUNT ANGEL, Ore.– The Sheridan High Jump duo of Randy Gibson and Jon Crawford will be heading to the State Meet together following their one-two finish in the High Jump.  Crawford finishing up Runner-Up with a 5-feet-10-inch with Gibson finishing an inch ahead of his teammate. “Pretty good after my injury. …

Stelly Goes To State

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MOUNT ANGEL, Ore.– Athletes try to find a way to get it done and perhaps, surprises even themselves in the process.  And Jefferson’s Eli Stelly did just that.   His senior year.  His first and only year participating in Track, the Lions football and basketball player brought it in his only 2A…

Regis Girls Track Repeats As District Champs

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MOUNT ANGEL, Ore.–  “It’s amazing, but it’s a great group of girls that we have that continue to fight and continue to be competitors,” Regis Head Coach Erica Wiltsey said. For the second-year in a row, the Rams have brought home the 2A Special District 2 Girls District Title.  Taking the…

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. …

Putting In The Off-season Work

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com VANCOUVER, Wash.–  The AAU season has kicked off for the Oregon Swish Girls Basketball team Saturday up at Evergreen High School in Vancouver, Washington. Having gone 2-1 in their first time out with their lone defeat with a battle with The Pac Varsity in their second game before rebounding with a…

Chemawa’s Jose PR’s At Regis

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  It has taken some time for Chemawa’s Dylias Jose to grow accustomed to the Oregon weather from where the junior is from in Arizona.  But regardless, the Braves distance runner has settled, gotten used to the weather and has improved his times in the 1,500-meter race.  Chemawa has been known…

Preparing For Districts

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  Regis Cameron Diacetis has the look like he’s entering the peak of his powers in the shot put in his final Regis Twilight Meet where he picked up his sixth win in the event this season.  All while PR-ing in the event with a throw of 46-feet-four-inches Friday afternoon…