Banks Gets Even With North Marion

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.—For the first half of Tuesday’s preseason match-up between North Marion and the Banks Girls Basketball teams in the Lady Braves dominant 50-31 win, it looked as if it could come down to the fourth quarter as it was the last time the two teams met on December 14 in…

Lady Eagles Season Comes to End, Confidence Is High For Future

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com BANKS, Ore.– The Eagles had a start for the ages against the second-ranked Braves of Banks High School in the First Round of the OSAA 4A Playoffs. Leading 12-10 after one, all was well until the Braves flexed their muscles and would go on to outscore Stayton 43-20 in the 53-32…

Stayton Girls Ready For The Big Task Ahead

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.— Stayton High School Girls Basketball Head Coach Melissa Hollenbeck pointed out the two pictures of the Stayton High School State Championship Teams of 1995 and talked about how different the state bracket is. She knows this as a player, being a part of the 1995 State Championship team and…