Cascade Opens OWC Play With Sweep Of Philomath

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.– Cascade had found ways, through the adversity of a rollercoaster of a game of ups-and-downs of their 25-17, 25-15, 25-17 sweep of Philomath, to pick up their first Oregon West Conference victory Tuesday night at home. A rollercoaster of a game in that, just as the Cougars gained some…

Cascade Soccer Improves To 3-0 On Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.– Cascade’s Spencer Horne was that guy for the Cougars in the second half of their game against Marshfield. It didn’t matter if he wasn’t a captain, he just knew his team needed him with the game tied with the Pirates at one going into the final forty minutes.  And…

Cascade Falls To Baker In Season Opener

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  Cascade’s Jacob Bell and Baker’s Paul Hobson had themselves a day as both of their squads opened the season Saturday afternoon at Cascade High School. The Bulldog quarterback in Hobson, for instance, was cooking as the junior went off for four passing touchdowns in the first half alone in…

Salem-Area Sports Round-Up

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Boys Soccer Cascade Boys Soccer defeats Junction City 4-0 to open the season Tuesday. Sam Horne and Spencer Horne each had two goals  Stayton opens their season with a 4-1 win over Molalla.  Jesse Wright had a two goal game while Riley Burns and Omar Garcia scored the final three goals as…

The Motivated Cougars

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonlad73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  It’s been roughly 20 years since Cascade’s Carlos Huber was a student-athlete at Cascade High School.  Passionate about the game, passionate about his team and passionate for his Alma Mater as he starts his second season as Head Coach of the Cougars program this Fall. “I always wanted to come…

Cascade Host Black and Gold Game

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.– After a long week of practice, the Cascade Cougar Football team finally had an opportunity to do a game-like run-through in their annual Black and Gold Game. The Junior Varsity started the festivities before the Varsity had its run, giving the squad an opportunity to showcase what the home…

For The Love Of The Game

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.– It’s a weird feeling for Cascade’s Hailey McKenzie as she entered her senior season with the Cougars being the only senior on the roster.  Going from a senior-heavy squad the year before that saw the Cascade program reach the 4A Play-In Round to being the lone senior on a…

West’s Defense Sets-Up Roque-Manzo’s OT Game-Winner

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com BAKER CITY, Ore.–  This ended up being one of those close, great games that you hope for.   After the last two Shriners East-West All-Star Games being decided by a large margin, this was a nail-bitter in the annual All-Star Game put on by the Shriners to benefit the Shriners Hospital Saturday…

Helping Out With Middle School Camp

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  As the twilight of their prep Volleyball careers approach, the Cascade duo of Meah Carley and Lucertia Benolken were two of the ten High School Volleyball players who helped out aiding the Middle School Camp Thursday morning at Cascade High School.  Leaving their mark for the younger generations that will…

Crushers Fall In Playoff Opener

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ROSEBURG, Ore.–  The Post 58 Crushers had the daunting task of taking on a Hillsboro Barbers team that had only lost eight times in 39 games and are front-runners for the American Legion Triple-A State Title going into the Field of eight Saturday morning. But even with that kind of pressure to…

Crushers Advance To Legion State For First Time Since 2013

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ROSEBURG, Ore.–  The drought is over for the Post 58 Crushers.  After nine long years, the Crushers are back in the American Legion Triple-A State Tournament. And it doesn’t surprise no one in the Crusher dugout that the guy leading them to the bracket for the first time since that season…

Closing Out Team Camp

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  It was the last hurrah before the real work begins in August. With the Cascade Team Camp wrapping up Thursday going into the week off ahead, the Cougars, Dayton and McKay were just three of the teams Thursday morning getting in some last second reps and building some momentum…