One Last Game

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com WILSONVILLE, Ore.–  There was no doubt that North Marion’s Jared Hauser could score entering the OACA Basketball All-Star Game Saturday afternoon at Wilsonville High School. On a Huskies squad that finished fourth in 4A this past season, Hauser’s Senior Year, his contributions regularly with the weapons they had on the team…

Gervais Gets A Taste Of Victory Over Scio

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com GERVAIS, Ore.–  Some would say it’s just Summer Basketball.  But Gervais’ celebration after their 38-36 win over Scio Wednesday evening was justifiable. It’s been nearly a year since their last win and since the Winter of 2018 since their last regular season win.  Nearly a 30-game skid. So Summer Ball, a…

Jefferson Opens Spring Football Under New HC Gilgan

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com JEFFERSON, Ore.– First-Year Jefferson Head Coach Kaleb Gilgan joked with one of his athletes Monday that, “You’re going to get strong”. And as they finished up their agility drills to start practice, roughly 120 push-ups were given out for messing up the drill. Accountability that the 2009 Sherwood-graduate is trying to…

PacWest Conference Softball Honors List

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Blanchet’s Savannah Barchus showed why she was one of the best pitchers in the league if not in the conversation in 3A as the Junior took home the PacWest Conference Pitcher of the year award.  Scio’s Olivia Zeiher, in her second-year catching for the Loggers after taking over from Emily Unrau,…

Dayton Finishes Second In State

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com EUGENE, Ore.– Dayton continues to find ways to get it done and get to the big game that 36 other teams wish they were at this time of the year. 2019 marked their fifth consecutive trip to the 3A State Championship game, and though it wasn’t their Championship-rival Rainier Clatskanie presented…

Salem Academy Signs Seven To College Athletics

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Following their quick assembly for their ASB Election, Salem Academy recognized seven student-athlete’s for their Letters of Intent to the collegiate level. Of the seven, two were going to the next level for music as Emilie Reed and Clara Williams signed their Letters of Intent following their third-place State…

Strunk Brings Home Discus State Title

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com GRESHAM, Ore.–  Mason Strunk had already broke a school record this season in the first meet of the season in the discus and came within three-inches of his uncle Joel’s shot put record this weekend at the 3A State Meet in his second-place finish. “It’s just great.  Just Glory to God,…

Phipps Wins 2 Titles, Finishes 2nd In Another

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com GRESHAM, Ore.–  The final race of her High School career was anything but a cake walk. A familiar name in the hurdle event, with now three State Titles in the 110 meter hurdles after Saturday’s win, the 300 meter hurdles to close out her High School career was one race she…

Otto, Shockey Place For Loggers

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com GRESHAM, Ore.–  Laurel Otto didn’t think she’ll make it to the 100 meter hurdles Finals this season with how stack the field was with Blanchet Cahtolic’s Trinity Phipps and Westside Christian’s Grace Gully leading the charge, but the Scio sophomore found a way to get to the Big Show Saturday afternoon….

Amity Advances In League Playoffs With Scio Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.–  It was as complete of a game you could ask for to start the 3A Special District 1 League Playoffs for Amity Tuesday afternoon. The Warriors defense limited Scio’s offense to four runs, three coming in the bottom of the sixth inning, in Amity’s 16-4 victory to advance to…

Sepulveda Qualifies For 3 Field Events At State

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MOUNT ANGEL, Ore.–  Jefferson’s Cesar Sepulveda was just mere inches from the Triple Crown District Champion feat for the Lions coming out of the 2A Special District 2 Championships Saturday evening. Having the Triple Jump District Title in hand from Friday with a 43-feet-10-inch jump, breaking his own PR he set…

The Chemawa Three Place At Districts

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MOUNT ANGEL, Ore.–  The heat Saturday was not an unfamiliar thing for Chemawa’s Angel Jackson.  The Junior from the San Carlos Apache Reservation in Arizona was use to the grueling heat that the Arizona throws her way. But nonetheless on Saturday Jackson hovered around the top five, top six actually through…