Delphian Pulls Away From Western Christian/Amity 5-2

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Delphian has traditionally had a strong boys soccer team, and they showcased it Monday afternoon against Western Christian/Amity. Their athleticism and speed kept the Pioneers on their toes in the Dragons 5-2 victory.  Something that Western Christian/Amity had kept pace with entering the second half when they took a…

Dayton Defeats Amity/Western Christian For Fourth-Straight Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AMITY, Ore.–  It’s hard to wrap your mind around that this is Dayton’s Taylor Wilson’s first year playing soccer.  Her athleticism and athletic ability had made her look like a natural just five games into her High School soccer career. It was the team camaraderie that drew her to the sport…

Closing One Chapter For Another

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com BAKER CITY, Ore.–  An experience of a lifetime was the best way Amity’s Josh Wart described playing in the Shriners East-West Shrine Game Saturday night.  The Warriors-graduate wasn’t sure if he would have played football again having sold his cleats and other football-related gear prior to receiving the invitation to the game…

Amity’s Graham Heading To Lane Community College

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AMITY, Ore.–  Keenan Graham had to be efficient this past Spring having to juggle both baseball and Track.  It was mentally challenging, but the future Lane Community College trickster made due with the tasks in front of him. “I made sure that the one day of practice I did get I had to…

Amity Rebounds From Tuesday’s Summer Games

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DAYTON, Ore.–  It is starting to feel normal as some teams are slowly getting some Summer League Volleyball games in the State. Looking to build from their returning base in Brooke Lopez, Halee Osborn, Skylar Sexton and Haley Vanderzanden from their 12-3 Spring 2021 season Amity rebounded from their tough twin-bill of games…

Stables To Pull Double-Duty In College

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AMITY, Ore.—  There was no pressure on Cydney Stables as she went out to join the golf team her Senior Year.  None at all.  The recent Amity-graduate wanted to try something new before she left the little town for college.  To have fun, to enjoy herself and compete as well as she can in…

Rebels Rally By Ambush At 16U State

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com BEAVERTON, Ore.–  It was a difference in approach Friday afternoon at Sunset Sports Park in Beaverton for both the Oregon Rebels-Hadden 16U and the Newberg Ambush 16U. The 16A/B State Tournament started and both the Rebels (3-2 to Salem Aftershock) and Ambush (17-11 to Frost Elite-Paige) each dropped tough openers when…

Amity Hangs On For Season-Opening Win Over Scio

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.–  Alexus Franklin was on a mission as the fourth-quarter started Wednesday evening against Amity. One of two Seniors on the roster, Franklin stepped up as a leader of the squad in the back-and-forth game that ultimately went in the favor of the Warriors 40-38, scoring the first seven Logger…

PacWest Conference Baseball Honors

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Scio’s Blake Brown got Pitcher of the Year as the Loggers went 12-4 on the year. Yamhill-Carlton’s Wyatt Hurley and Tigers Head Coach Brennon Mossholder each got Player of the Year and Coach of the Year awards in the PacWest Conference with YC finishing second in the 3A Culmination Week State…

PacWest Conference Softball Honors

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonal73@gmail.com Dayton’s Maddie Fluke was named PacWest Conference Pitcher of the Year.  Yamhill-Carlton’s Kati Slater and John Kuehnel brought home Player of the Year and Coach of the Year Honors out of the conference.  Here’s the Complete list: First Team Pitcher Maddie Fluke-Dayton Pitcher Briley Ingram- Yamhill-Carlton Catcher Jodi deSmet- Dayton Catcher…

Amity’s Graham Goes 4-for-4 At Districts

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AMITY, Ore.–  The boys 4×100 relay had quickly turned into an unique situation in terms of handoffs for the participants Thursday with their tape makers being mistakenly pulled after the girls race at the start of the 3A Special District 2 meet.  Turning  handoffs into a guess-and-check when the starting gun…

Amity Snaps Dayton’s Winning Streak

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AMITY, Ore.–  Dayton has had Amity’s number going back the past few years.  Some games were uglier than others, but the Warriors finally got over the hump and defeated their rivals’ thanks in part to Amity’s Gabby Rolston’s sacrifice ground-ball in walk-off fashion in the 7-6 game. The win muck-ups the…