Cascade Battles Central For Second Win Of Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com INDEPENDENCE, Ore.–  It resembled that of the old Cascade-Central battles back in the old Oregon West Conference-days as it came down to the wire between the two girls basketball team’s Friday night. The aggression presented by the two teams throughout the 32-minutes in the 4A Cougars 48-45 victory over the 5A…

Farr, Capital FC Host ‘Thankful For Goalkeeper’ Camp

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Jordan Farr is use to pressure as he returns home after playing with the USL’s Indy Eleven in Indianapolis, Indiana this past season where he had five clean sheets to his name. It’s been two years since his Senior Season with Corban University where he set the career record…

The Push For A League Title?

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  Two things are for certain entering the 2019 season: The Cascade Boys Basketball team are going to run.  The Oregon West Conference is wide open. In their intra-squad scrimmage at Monday’s Cascade Winter Sports Showcase, they needed an minute rest with about six minutes left in their scrimmage after…

Worst Signs With Chemeketa

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.– It was a good learning year for Cascade’s Maddy Worst to break out of her shell as she signed her Letter of Intent to Chemeketa Community College for Volleyball. Worst, the more quieter sister on the court this season for the Cougars alongside sophomore sister Brookelyn, stepped up her…

Complete OWC Football List

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com 2019 Football All-Conference Teams TURNER, Ore.–  Cascade’s Brandon Bennett and Sisters Neil Fendall were named Co-Coaches of the Year.  Stayton Quarterback Ben Rash was named Offensive Player of the Year. The Cougars Brandon White (Defensive Player of the Year) and Cascade’s Caleb Sell (Lineman Of The Year) joined their Head Coach…

OWC Boys Soccer Honors List

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Stayton Head Coach Chris Shields brings home the Coach of the Year honor while the Eagles Jayden Esparza and Woodburn’s Ricardo Hernandez were named Co-Players of the year. Here is the complete OWC List: Goalie First team Ivan Pelayo Stayton Second Team Isaac Pureco Woodburn Honorable Mention Dylan Wolf Cascade Field…

Stayton Boys Clinched Outright Oregon West Conference-Title

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.– One thing about the Stayton Boys Soccer program over the past ten years is that by now their success is well-known. It could be easy, as they wrapped up their eighth Oregon West Conference-title since 2010 and four State Finals appearances in that span in 4A, to call it…

Cascade Wrapped Up Undefeated League Title Run

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.– As the fog of the firework pyrotechnics wisp away into the late October sky like an eerie horror movie leading in the Halloween holiday, Cascade found themselves sitting on-top of the Oregon West Conference once more as Senior Night and Homecoming Week wrapped up. Over the past six years…

Week 5 Predictions

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com With league schedules underway starting last week with the exception of the 6A Salem Schools which start officially next week, here are my picks for this week: Last week:12-2 Season: 37-18 6A McNary over South Medford by 3 West Salem over Beaverton by 5 5A McKay over North Salem by 14…

Chemeketa Volleyball Takes Rogue To Five Sets

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Chemeketa Volleyball may just be turning the corner coming out of their third NWAC South Region Game to Rogue Community College out of Grants Pass. Having battled through the injury bug, learning a new coaches philosophy in Paul Carter and a tough preseason slate, the Storm caught the Osprey’s…

Week 4 Predictions

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com With rivalries happening this week with South-Sprague, Cascade-Stayton, North Marion-Woodburn, I pick them as well as my usual picks in each of the classifications plus 6-man football in 1A. Last Week: 8-5 Season record: 25-16 6A McNary over Barlow by 5 West Salem over Sheldon by 10 *Rivalry pick*- South Salem…

Cascade JV Defeats Sweet Home JV 2-0

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  Seven of Robert Leon’s 15 Cascade JV Girls soccer team have never played a minute of soccer before entering this season, but for the seasoned coach it’s no big deal as him and his squad entered the second half of their Tuesday afternoon game with Sweet Home tied at…