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…

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…

OWC Girls All-League Honors

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Philomath’s Sage Kramer won Player of the Year for the Oregon West Conference while the Warriors Head Coach Ben Silva Won Coach of The Year Honors. Below is the Complete List from the League Honors: FIRST TEAM Sage Kramer- Philomath Marri Martinez- Stayton Megan Wagner-Newport KJ Nyquist- Stayton Emma Pankalla-Philomath Madison…

OWC Boys All-League Honors List

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  Stayton’s Kaleb Anundi was named Player of the Year in the Oregon West Conference this season with Head Coach Joesph Kiser being named Coach of the Year in the league as the Eagle Boys went 12-0 in conference play to win the conference Title outright. Full List: First Team…

Stayton’s 2nd Half Defense Extinguish Cascade’s Offense In Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  Stayton’s defense has been stellar since their 2-3 start to the season. It’s weird to think after their slow five-game start this season eerily compares to their 2-3 start to last season, but their defense this season has helped the Eagles win 17 of their last 18 games to…

Christman, Michel, Nixon Bring Home District Titles

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com JUNCTION CITY, Ore.–  Cascade Freshman Mauro Michel was the first Cougar wrestler up for the Championship Round at the 106-pound class at Junction City High School Saturday afternoon. Going up against an upperclassman, a Junior, in Junction city’s Cameron Truesdell the pressure was on the freshman to show what he had…

Stayton Holds Off Cascade 39-31

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.– If anything, the young Cascade Cougars Girls Basketball team took another step towards the right direction against a Top-10 team in Stayton Friday night in the Stayton Eagles 39-31 win. Episode one of the rivalry started at Cascade, but it was the face-to-face pressure defense the Eagles had that…

2nd Edition Of Friday’s Predictions 6A to 1A

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com This week I decided to put the Bold Prediction Sleeper Picks towards the top (I have two this week).  Last week I went 5-6 of my 12 games, one of the 12 didn’t play out. Bold prediction: Blanchet over Salem Academy Girls 56-45. This game was the only game that really…

Newport Holds Off Cascade Girls

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.– Cascade came out strongly after how the first half ended with a 6-0 run to turn a 18-11 into a 18-17 deficit two minutes into the third quarter against the defensive Newport team. Camryn Boyles helped with the charge with two assist and a steal the helped spark the…

Press And The Three-Ball: Cascade Boys 2-0

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.- Redmond showed during the opening half that they weren’t afraid to use their shooters as they took their healthy hacks from three and from mid-range, so Cascade decided to counter that with a press defense that got in the faces of the Panthers. The result handed the Cougars a…

New Faces On Young Cascade Boys Basketball Team

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  With two returners coming back from last season’s 2017-2018 Cascade Boys Basketball team in Carson Molan and Brandon Starnes, the Cougars know that they’ll have their hands full entering this season in retooling their young squad after graduating eight Seniors and seeing Treyden Harris transfer to South Salem before…