Nease’s Bandits Takes Battle With Hassoun’s Olympians

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  There was pressure entering the fourth inning between the Olympian Baseball Club of Sprague and the Stayton Bandits Saturday night to close out a long day of baseball at Holland Park off of Cordon. Brett Hassoun of the Olys and Aaron Nease of the Bandits led their men to…

Bandits, Valley End In Tie

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  It was a tough way to end a great game, but they’ll get to fight for another day. In a preview for what is to come this summer, the Stayton Bandits and Valley Baseball Club battled to a 3-3 tie Thursday afternoon as both teams play again Saturday afternoon…

Stayton Finishes Valley Burner 1-2

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com CALDWELL, Idaho.–  Baseball can be weird sometimes.  Just as soon as you think it’s going your way, the game reminds you how tough it is. Stayton entered Sunday’s Valley Burner tournament finale against the Regin with some good forward momentum coming off of their opening game against Ridge Friday afternoon and…

Bandits Bat’s Come On Late Against Utah’s Ridge Baseball Club

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com NAMPA, Idaho.–  The sounds of baseball are back.  The Stayton Bandits had to go cross state boarders to do so, but Friday afternoon in the Mountain Time Zone the Bandits delivered their first pitch of the summer season against Ridge of Utah. The rust was there of course as evident with…

The Last Go-Around

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  For the Seniors coming from Cascade, Stayton and Regis, the second wind of life they’re getting entering next weekend in Boise, Idaho is closure to a tough Spring and a tough way to end their High School careers. The amount of games are uncertain at this time with at…

Bandits Finding A Way

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  The Boys of Summer are back. As the weekend comes to a close Sunday, the Stayton Bandits converged on Turner City Park for one of their first practices of the summer season.  12 kids were out in the afternoon sun knocking off the cobwebs from the quarantine for the…

The Lone Senior

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  Cascade softball’s Senior Day was suppose to be this past Monday, May 11, when the Cougars were set to face and host a strong Sweet Home-program that day. One senior would have been honored that day for Cascade: Camryn Boyles. Yes, she’s been invited back to next year’s Senior…

Sell Reflects On Time As Cougar

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.– Caleb Sell will always remember what Cascade had done during his Senior season this past Fall on the gridiron. The 2019-2020 Cougar Football team joined just the 1984 and 2014 squads to go undefeated in league play. In a program where there’s been success, recently winning the State Championship…

Collins Hired As Stayton Girls Soccer Coach

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  In a strange turn of events, the Stayton Girls Soccer team have announced their new Head Coach Wednesday afternoon. On the heels of Devin Holmes, who in two years led the Eagles to a 22-6-3 record with an Oregon West Conference-Title and two playoff appearances, leaving to go coach…

Cantrell Chosen To Lead Cascade Girls Soccer Squad

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  Renee Cantrell knows a thing or two about soccer. She played soccer at Cascade back in 2000 before transferring out to West Salem when the school opened in 2002, reaching the playoffs in 2001 with the Cougars and 2002 with the Titans before going to Marquette University on a…

Cascade’s Winstead Commits To SWOCC For Baseball

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  Last summer’s experience with the Hayesville Hammers has prepared Cascade Senior Jacob Winstead for what is to come this Summer with the Cascade Collegiate League and into the future with Southwestern Oregon Community College entering next year as a Pitcher. Playing with the Hammers, an Independent Baseball team, gave…

Molan Has Unfinished Business

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.– The Oregon West Conference Player of the Year Award and being named Second-Team All-State as a Junior is all groovy and all, but Cascade’s Carson Molan has more to prove as he enters the off-season before his Senior year in the Black and Yellow outside of awards. “I mean…