Cascade Middle School 8th-Graders Roars To Life For 25th Straight Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  There’s something special about this Cascade Middle School eighth-grade team, there’s no doubt or surprise about it. The talent and ability has been evitied since seventh-grade when they had their first school undefeated season. Now as eighth-graders, entering their last home game before going to the High School-level, they…

Santiam 8th-Girls Basketball Finishes Season Undefeated

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MILL CITY, Ore.–  The team who have been playing with one another since the first-, second-grade got it done Monday night at home: The Undefeated Season. With the closest games coming against Scio Middle School, Santiam Middle School’s high-octane offense and defense similar to that of what even Scio Middle runs…

Wrapping Up The First Part Of The Season

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  Middle School has an unique set of rules when it comes to playing games.  Up 20, you can’t press.  Up 30, automatic running clock. Right before halftime, Cascade Middle School cracked that 20-point lead thresthold over Neil Armstrong with clean, crisp passes on offense that led to points and…

Photo Gallery: Scio Middle School Girls Basketball

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.– A few pictures from Scio Middle School’s game versus Jefferson Monday afternoon at Centennial Elementary School. Photos By Jeremy McDonald

Scio Middle School Overcomes Rusty Start Against Blanchet

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.– In their first-game back since the Thanksgiving break, you could tell there was some rust in their game during the opening half game against Blanchet Catholic, but once they came out for the second-half though against the Lady Cavaliers, it was a whole different ball game. Call it a…

Hoopla 2K17

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  It’s that time of the year again in Oregon’s State Capital: Hoopla. The annual event that surrounds the Capital Building brings some excitement to some and is the highlight of the summer to others. “It’s very cool, it’s my favorite time of the summer, it’s Hoopla,” said McKay’s Leva…

Scio Girls Basketball Gaining Valuable Experience

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com NEWBERG, Ore.–With two seniors on this upcoming season in McKenzie Reger and Katelyn Gray, this summer is serving as vaulable experience for the seniors to lead the youngsters this summer and build some confidence for the season as a Scio Lady Logger squad this coming winter. With them competing in the Small…

Amity Girls Basketball Starts Summer Ball Thursday

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MT. ANGEL, Ore.–Summer basketball, there’s something always fun about it. You get to ball out with the girls once more and while being serious in trying to build some momentum for the following Winter Season, there’s still some idea of laid-backness to it as you play out there on the court…

Hollenbeck Signs With Chemeketa

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–For those who know who Mariah Hollenbeck is as a person, they can tell you that she’s a team-first person before she’ll ever talk about her game and her play. You’ve heard that from coaches and those close to Hollenbeck Wednesday morning into afternoon at Cascade High School as, going…

Stayton’s Hendricks Signs With Chemeketa CC

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  After helping lead the Stayton Lady Eagles to a 16-9 overall record in 2017 and a 6-4, third-place finish in the Oregon West Conference that was capped with an heart-felt rally with fellow senior Alyssa Lindemann, Tess Hendricks will be taking her talents down the 22 to Chemeketa Community…

Cascade’s Molan, North Marion’s Umbenhower Named 2nd Team All Tourney

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com FOREST GROVE, Ore.–  For Kelsey Molan and Ally Umbenhower, the journey and stories of how their teams got to the end of the season is unique. Umbenhower’s in North Marion, haven’t placed at a OSAA State Tournament since the Ronald Reagan administration in the early-to-mid 1980s as they finished sixth; and…