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…

Cascade Snaps 7-Game Skid Versus Sweet Home

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  Entering their series finale in Sweet Home Thursday, the bats of Cascade erupted Wednesday to set the Cougars up for their first Oregon West Conference series win since sweeping Sisters in early April. Their 18 runs in their 18-5 win over the Huskies were their highest run total of…

North Marion Drops Tough Second Game To Gladstone

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com GLADSTONE, Ore.– There was no surprise that when Gladstone and North Marion met this week that it would come down to who made the most plays off the other’s defense. And you could say that after Tuesday’s 3-2 Gladiators win, that both Gladstone and the Huskies would split the first two…

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…