Gearing Up For The Season Through The Summer

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.– The 2018 season was the Gold Standard set for the Stayton Girls Soccer Program entering the future. Having won their first-ever conference title in a season in which they went 11-2-2 and reaching the 4A State Quarterfinals before falling to a Valley Catholic team the finished second in State…

Stayton’s Aggressive Style Leads To Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.-  With two months until the first ‘official’ practice and their first game of the season not until September 3 at Gladstone, the Stayton Eagles Boys Soccer Team came out for their second Summer League game aggressive. They controlled the ball for much of the opening half against Dallas, challenging…

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…

North Marion Takes Down St. Paul

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MOLALAA, Ore.–  Some would say that it is just summer league.  Others would say it’s a step in the right direction. But North Marion, with two starters from 2019’s fourth-place team on the court, they found they found themselves going up against a St. Paul machine that went 30-0 in 2019…

Cascade Freshman Takes Powderpuff Crown

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.– The freshman girls were already on the map for Cascade this season, but they came out hard like a well-oiled machine against their older Cougar counterparts Thursday night at Federico Field. Against the Seniors, they frosh had a defensive stand in regulation and again in Overtime before Ariel Tobaisson…

OWC Softball List

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Philomath sweeps the awards this year with Hannah Williams (Position Player of the Year), Kamden Combs (Pitcher of the Year, second-year in a row) and Warriors Head Coach Erik Remington getting Coach of the Year. Oregon West Conference Team                                Position                            Player                                Grade                             School First Team Pitcher      Kamden…

OWC Baseball Honors List

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Here is the Oregon West Conference.  Newport’s Jacob Dobmeier and Taylor Plesha won Pitcher of the Year and Coach of the Year while Sweet Home’s Colton Smith won Player of the Year. Oregon West Conference First Team Pitcher Jacob Dobmeier Newport Senior Pitcher Colton Smith Sweet Home Senior Infield Mike Slater…

Kirby, Belliard Finish 2nd At State

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com GRESHAM, Ore.–  The first two laps of the race, Stayton’s Ben Kirby paced himself in the back of the pack observing what was playing out in front of him. In a matter of fact, it was a big group he was running with that gave the Eagle Junior some nerves entering…

Verastegui Wraps Up High School Career At State

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com GRESHAM, Ore.–  For the last time, North Marion’s Mar Verastegui competed in the dark green of the Huskies colors Saturday afternoon. She points out that it was a tough day for her for sure to the high standards that she has competing in the Triple Jump entering on the final day…

Stayton Rally The Bats In 7th For Win Over Cascade

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  Down to their final three outs of the regular season and down 5-4 in their 7-5 victory over rival-Cascade, Stayton had to rely on their aggressive offensive style in order to comeback against the 13th-ranked Cougars Thursday afternoon. Sitting at 254 runs scored, fourth-highest in 4A behind Henley, Marist…

Bangert Walks It Off For Cascade’s 13th Win Of Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  Cascade certainly found a way to close out the week with a bang Thursday afternoon versus Newport. On the heels of their big win over eighth-ranked Philomath Wednesday, the energy came-and-went but the Cougars found a way to get it done in their 9-8 win over the Cubs entering…

Molalla Surprises North Marion In 11-2 Game

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.—  North Marion’s defense stepped it up after their tough second inning against Molalla Monday afternoon at home. Every team has their on days and every team has their off game and this was the Indians game in which they were on after dropping two tough games to the Huskies…