Gervais Continues To Roll

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com GERVAIS, Ore.—  The offense of Gervais Girls Basketball seemed as if it has arrived three games into the season. The highest point total that the Cougars scored last season was 50 (twice) and already surpassed that total in three games this season with 58, 51 and 61 points with two wins…

Gervais Kicks-Off 2018-2019 Girls Basketball Season

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com GERVAIS, Ore.– Two seasons ago, Gervais found themselves celebrating on the court of Sprague High School after Scio’s last second shot feel short after Isabella Vasquez’ left-handed lay-in lifted the Cougars over the Loggers to advance to the Field of 16 against Dayton. Fast forward to the end of last season…

Sheridan Holds Off Gervais’ Late Surge

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com GERVAIS, Ore.—The pressure was on both Gervais and Sheridan as the twilight of the season has arrived. The Lady Spartans were trying to stay ahead of Santiam, who won over Western Christian in straight sets in Mill City Monday, while the Lady Cats were trying to work their way into the…

Gervais Goes 0-1 At Salem Academy Tournament, Colton Next

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  It was a good test for the young Gervais Cougar Volleyball team Saturday at the Salem Academy Crusader Tournament in Salem. Having faced Westside Christian, the height of former PacWest Conference opponent Salem Academy and splitting with Columbia Christian to close out pool play before entering their bracket play…

Amity Holds Off Gervais’ Push For First Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com GERVAIS, Ore.–  Both Gervais and Amity Girls Soccer had their chances entering the second half to break the scoreless tie with their dynamic duos of the Lady Cats Alexys Zepeda and Judith Santos versus the Lady Warriors Keeley Graham and Jenna Lopez at the offensive attacking side of the ball. Lopez…

Santiam JV Pulls Away From Gervais JV In 2 Quarter Game

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com GERVAIS, Ore.—The two-quarter Junior Varsity game between Gervais and Santiam had all the workings to be an back-and-forth battle with the Wolverines JD Hakanson and the Cougars Jeremiah ‘Jerry’ Studer. Hakanson got Santiam on the board first up 8-0 before Studer answered with a strike but Gervais couldn’t get the point…

Opening The Season With Tough Jamboree Competition

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ADAIR VILLAGE, Ore.–  It was the first-time that the young Gervais Cougars got to suit up and pop those pads for the first time this season at the Santiam Christian Jamboree Friday night. Head Coach Josh Crawford told the team that two-, all-three of the team’s that they faced Friday in…

Young Gervais Gearing Up For the Season

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com GERVAIS, Ore.–  The Gervais Football team enters the 2018 season with depth, but only two seniors in four-year Varsity player in Alejandro Contreras and the return of Angel Moreno after not playing in 2017. For the two seniors, it’s up to them to help set the pace and lead the team…

Short-Hand Gervais Goes 2-1 In First Day Of Country Christian Tourney

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MOLALLA, Ore.—Their second game against Union presented a test of them having to scrape until the end following their 38-30 win over Nixyaawii to start the Summer Basketball tournament at Country Christian Thursday. Union kept it to five late in the second half when Lilly Welburn went like a linebacker stripping…

Hanson Finishes Sixth In 400 Meter Dash Friday

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com EUGENE, Ore.–  Gervais hasn’t had a State Placer in a few years when Katie Hanson lined up in her blocks for the 400 meter dash Friday afternoon at Hayward Field. It was a warm day in Eugene and the heat was radiating off the track as they took their marks and…

Gervais’ Girls 4×100 Meter Relay Shine In District Meet

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MT. ANGEL, Ore.–  When Ashley Vallejo took off from her blocks, there was some nerves in knowing the magnititude of the race that her, Mary Davidson, Kate Hanson and Judith Santos were running in:  Top 2 go to State and they want that Top spot or second. “It was really nerve-racking…

Crusaders Slip By Gervais Softball In 9-Inning Battle

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com GERVAIS, Ore.–  As the hustle and bustle of Highway 99 Rush Hour Traffic came zooming by the edge of the little town of Gervais Tuesday evening, Gervais and Salem Academy were testing each other with both teams starting PacWest Conference play in between April rain storms. For the Lady Crusaders, who…