Stayton Snaps 37-Game League Losing Streak

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.– The streak is over. The last time Stayton baseball had won a Oregon West Conference game was May 11, 2016 against Cascade for their fourth and final league win of the season. A 4-3 win over the Cougars. Their 14-2 loss to Philomath to close out the season two…

South’s Nielsen-Skinner, Stayton’s Anundi and Nichol Played In NW Shootout

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com HILLSBORO, Ore.– It was no surprise that when South Salem’s Jaden Nielsen-Skinner’s Senior Year concluded, that he would be getting a call to play in the premier All-Star game in the 25th-Annual Northwest Shootout in 2019 and be one of the ten athlete’s to wear the Oregon All-Star Team jersey on…

Stayton Softball Wins Eighth Game Of Year 5-2 Over Cascade

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  It wasn’t long ago, last year actually, that Cascade had the upper hand over rival Stayton in softball with 10-straight wins before the Eagles snapped it on April 18, 2018. Now it looks like that Stayton are looking to try to match that winning streak with their neighbors from…

Cascade’s Gates Finishes 2nd In High Jump

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Cascade freshman Emma Gates entered the 2019 Titan Track Classic ranked third in the USATF rankings with a jump of five-four in Oregon. And even though she’s been battling through a stiff lower back for much of the season, including Friday’s meet, the frosh didn’t let it negatively impact…

Stayton Softball Wins Fourth In A Row

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.– Their 9-7 win over 3A Power Rainier on the heels of their 8-5 loss to McLoughlin seemed to maybe a good turning point for the Stayton softball team in this early season. Since that hold off victory on March 30, the Eagles have wheeled off four straight wins following…

Stayton Baseball Drops Heartbreaking Loss to Newport Monday

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.— Four games into the Oregon West Conference schedule this season, the Stayton baseball team has been right there with their competition. Two of their three OWC losses have been within one-run of Philomath in the opening three-game series of the league schedule, and as Monday kicked off their second-league…

North Marion Improves To 2-2 On Season

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Weather in Oregon can be merciful this time of year. In the admist of their fifth-game this week, the back-end of a doubleheader with Blanchet Catholic Friday afternoon, a band of rain abruptly ended their game with the Cavailers during the fourth inning with North Marion leading 2-1 in…

Cascade Softball Improves To 3-1 On Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.– Communication has been key for Cascade softball in their 3-1 start to the season following their 13-0, five-inning win over Sisters Wednesday afternoon to open Oregon West Conference play. As a defense, they held the Outlaws to two hits in the game with Hannah Walliman and Abby Jeppsen splitting…

North Marion Goes 4-For-4 In Opening Week

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.– The boys of North Marion didn’t skip a beat trading in their Air Jordan’s for the Easton baseball bats this week, turning and burning from basketball season straight into baseball season. Four games in a week is grueling physically and mentally following three straight days of basketball State, but…

Dallas’ Big 6th Over Philomath For First Win Of Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com PHILOMATH, Ore.–  Philomath made things interesting against Dallas Thursday afternoon at home. Starting with Kamden Combs Sacrifice Hit in the bottom half of the fourth inning that got one out on the board and ending with Lara Hunter’s RBI single that put the Lady Warriors up 7-6 on the Dragons following…

Stayton Stuns Woodburn For Third-Place

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com FOREST GROVE, Ore.–  It’s been a long-time since both Stayton and Woodburn had an opportunity to bring home a trophy. For the Eagles, it was 2007 the last time they’ve brought home a trophy and even though the Bulldogs were in the dance in 2011 it’s been since 1995 since the…

North Marion Finishes Fourth 48-38 Over Banks

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com FOREST GROVE, Ore.– The trilogy didn’t disappoint between Banks and North Marion Saturday morning. The atmosphere felt like the third-fifth place matchup again, and there was a feeling that the circumstances should have been different than the fourth-sixth place game they were in. Coming off tough Day 1 losses, the Huskies…