Cascade Wins Senior Day, 48-0 Over Stayton

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  With all the noise of Senior Night, the rivalry game with Stayton and the other external and internal pressures that surround them Friday night, Cascade settled in against the Eagles.  Separating themselves in their 48-0 victory, clinching at least a share of the Oregon West Conference-title going into their season…

Cascade Sweeps Stayton For Fifth-Straight Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  Cascade have seemed to hit another groove following their 25-10, 25-15, 25-17 sweep of Stayton at Cascade High School Thursday night. Coming off of their Sisters Tournament defeat to Valley Catholic back on September 18, they’ve been on a tear.  Winning every game since, including against Sisters, who fell to…

Cross Country Round-Up: Salem-Area Runners Run At Nike Portland XC

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com PORTLAND, Ore.–  The Annual Nike Portland XC event returned this Fall as athletes from the West Coast traveled to Blue Lake Regional Park to compete in the variety of Varsity races (from Danner, the strongest runners to Division-3) as well as a slew of Novice and Junior Varsity races to give…

Cascade Snaps Sisters Six-Game Winning Streak

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  It doesn’t matter if Sisters are down one of their best girls or not, you have to be focused and ready to roll against the Outlaws every time you play them. Sisters came into their match against Cascade ranked number-one in 4A and looking to churn out another victory…

Cascade Rolls To 4-0 Versus Tillamook

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  It took until the second quarter for Cascade to come around against Tillamook Thursday night. The short week seemed to have played tricks on the Cougars in the first quarter with two fumbles and the Cheesemakers even with them at seven going into the second quarter. But thanks to a…

Salem-Area Cross Country Round-Up

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com West Salem and South Salem had strong performances at the Northwest Classic Saturday.  Scio’s Athena and Blanchet’s Emma Lutz finished in the Top 20 at the 1A-4A NW Classic race.  Sprague and Cascade had strong showings at the Merriwether and Oregon City on Friday and Saturday. Here’s some notables from the three big…

Cougars Hang On To Defeat Mazama

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com KLAMATH FALLS, Ore.– Nerves were cranked all the way up to 11 when Mazama took over possession with 4:23 left in the game with Cascade. In what is possibly a 4A State Semi-Final match-up come November, Cascade found themselves  leading 31-28, which eventually would become the final Friday night, nerves were high…

Oliva The Runner And Volleyball Player

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.—Saturday was a unique day for Cascade’s Cami Oliva.  Some call the feat the Deion Sanders-effect in reference to Sanders playing in a baseball and football game.  As challenging as Saturday was, Oliva made do with running a 5K in the AM and was part of the Cougars Volleyball Gold…

Cascade Opens Fall 2021 Versus Valley Catholic

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  Cascade might be undersized, they may have a short-bench, but they sure as heck weren’t going down without a fight Tuesday afternoon against Valley Catholic. The Cougars went into the halftime break up 1-0 following a Bryan Cortes goal in the closing moments of the half in their season-opener and…

Cascade Preparing For A Strong Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.– Cascade could be onto something this season if they play their cards right.  Sisters will be strong once more with Grace Vohns, Sweet Home will be tough despite graduating eight Seniors and Philomath.  The Warriors will be equally as tough as they’re in the same boat as the Cougars with…

Cascade Girls Soccer Opens Kids Camp

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  It’s the fun before the storm that is the season starts next week as Cascade Girls Soccer Head Coach Robert Leon and his program held the first day of its Kids Camp. There was a good turnout for the camp, roughly thirty kids from kindergarten through third-grade came Monday morning…

The Annual Honor

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com BAKER CITY, Ore.–  There is no greater honor than to be selected to play in the East-West Shriners’ All-Star Game. The best football players from 1A-4A from around the State spend the week in the area preparing for the game, representing their schools.  Playing for the children in the Shriners Hospital…