Defensive Mindset

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  Some people like the offensive side of the ball, and then you get people like Cascade’s Jadyn Daviscourt who likes the defensive side of things.   Having played Libero for the Cougars, right-back with her Club Volleyball team, the incoming junior has embraced the grit and the lifestyle that comes…

Crushers, Dodger Split Doubleheader

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  Wednesday’s series finale should be a doozy after how the Salem Withnell Dodgers and the Post 58 Crushers played Tuesday at Regis in their doubleheader. With how well each team pitched, Post 58 with Caleb Boyles (Cascade) and Nick Frith (Stayton) to the Dodgers Grant Strother (Sprague) and Eli…

Cascade’s Aggression Surprises Stayton

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  Cascade came out aggressive, they came out strong against their rival in Stayton Saturday night.  Despite having a underclassmen-heavy roster coming into their Summer slate under first-year Nick Randall, the Cougars Girls Basketball team created headaches for the Eagles who too look to fill the void of the five…

Amaya Takes Over Cascade Basketball Program

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.– It’s been a full-circle trip for new Cascade Coach Justin Amaya.  Ten-plus years ago Amaya joined then Head Coach Steve Ball as a JV2 coach, where he coached for a few years before heading to Amity to be the Warriors Head Coach before eventually returning to the Cougars a…

Turner Takes Over The Cascade Football Program

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  Entering his ninth-year Tyler Tuner will have a new title while out coach football with the Cascade Football Team: Head Varsity Coach. Turner, who helped lead the eighth-grade team to an undefeated season five years ago and have been at the Varsity program the past four season coaching his…

Playing For Hannah: Cascade Wins Title 3-2

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@jmac1989 EUGENE, Ore.– Cascade did not back down from Marist in the 4A State Championship Game.  Matter of fact, they challenged Malia Williams.  Answering whatever the Spartans got against their defense with answers of their own. Passion and fire.  They had ‘P4H’ on their arms.  Play for Hannah Ganfield.  Ganfield was diagnosed with…

Kicking Off The Season

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  The season has finally kicked off for the Post 58 Crushers after back-to-back rains outs postponded their first action of the Summer, while the Post 20 Dirtbags of Monmouth were figuring out what they have in a nice little icebreaking contest Monday evening at Regis High School. For the…

Preparing For The Rematch

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  For the first time since 2012, the Cascade Cougars are preparing for a State Title Game.  Their 5-3 gritty win came way from strong defense and a late-game 2RBI double from Emma Hilfiker  in the sixth inning that had help separate the two squads back on Tuesday. “I was smiling when…

Cascade Holds Off Estacada For Semi-Final Appearance

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  The playoffs can be a strange time of year.  Sometimes you’re comfortably ahead, then a few minutes later it’s a tied ball game and chaos is just surrounding you like a mosh pit. Some teams crumble, other’s rise to the occasion and let it play out.  And for Cascade on…

OWC Softball League Honors

Cascade’s Hannah Walliman (Pitcher of the Year), Kailee Bode (Player of the Year) and Head Coach Marty Jeppsen (Coach of the Year) swept the major Oregon West Conference honors in 2022. Here’s the complete list First Team All Conference InfieldCrystal Campbell – Senior – Cascade Isabell Trevino – Junior – StaytonMalia Scanlan – Freshman –…

Stayton’s Rally Falls Short To Junction City

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  Junction City came out on a mission.  Riding on the high of their Play-In win over Sisters, the Tigers took a swipe at Stayton from the opening frame and jumped out to a quick 3-1 lead in their 6-4 victory over the Eagles Wednesday evening.  Advancing to the Elite…

OWC Baseball Honors

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Stayton’s Nick Frith was named Pitcher of the Year, Philomath’s Cameron Ordway was Player of the Year and Philomath’s HC Levi Webber was Coach of the Year. Here’s the Complete List: First Team Pitchers Nick Frith- Stayton Cody Leming- Stayton Infield Cameron Ordway- Philomath Caleb Boyles- Cascade Russell Holly- Sweet Home…