Jefferson Roars To Life Against Waldport In Playoff Opener

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com JEFFERSON, Ore.–  Waldport had Jefferson in an unique jam Monday evening in the first half.  The Irish had the Lions playing their game up 28-25. But with the Lions however, close games like this one have been their forte this season as they came back out ready to go.  And just…

Jefferson Wraps Up Regular Season 7-7

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com JEFFERSON, Ore.–  It wasn’t how they were hoping to end their season, but they’re happy they got to play as Jefferson ended their season with a 7-7 season following their season-ending defeat to Central Linn 55-33 Saturday afternoon. “It feels really good, I’m so happy we were able to get that…

Jefferson’s Aguilar Goes Off For 35 In 74-45 Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  The thing about Jefferson Boys Basketball is that you don’t know where the roulette ball will land and who’s number will be called to catch fire this season. Diego Aguilar’s number was dialed on Thursday afternoon.  The sophomore went absolutely berserk in the first half against a Regis team…

Jefferson Wins Fourth-Straight Game

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com JEFFERSON, Ore.–  Free Throws.  Got to make them. Jefferson found themselves hanging on by a thread up 39-36 with 2:32 left in the game against East Linn Christian.  Free throws had helped them stay ahead to this point, going 2-for-3 amidst the Eagles rally back into the game. “It was really…

Jefferson Improves To 6-0 After Central Linn Rally

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com JEFFERSON, Ore.–  Jefferson survived a scare straight out of a horror movie Thursday night.  The Lions were prepared for a battle, but their first quarter hot start wasn’t out of the realm of possibility against Central Linn in their 64-63 victory. The one-point victory, their sixth-straight win to kick-off the season,…

2A/1A Special District 3 Baseball Honors

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Jefferson and Regis baseball each landed two ballplayers on the first-team.  Bill Crowson of Monroe won Coach of the Year and the Dragons Austin Teran won Player of the Year in the 2A/1A Special District 3 Baseball Honors. Here is the full list: 2A/1A Special District 3 Baseball First Team Catcher: …

Jefferson Roars To Life Late Against Oakridge

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com JEFFERSON, Ore.–  It took some time for the Jefferson Girls basketball team to find their groove, but they managed to flip the switch to rally by Oakridge for their first win of the season 44-24. In their second-season in Zach Maison’s system, they are already seeing the improvements with their offense…

1A-6A Softball/Baseball Round-Up

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Down 7-1 with their final three outs in the seventh inning, Amity answers with six unanswered to tie the game at seven with Blanchet Catholic in the final game of the three-game series. The Warriors had won Game 1 7-0 following a complete-game effort by Gabby Rolston, who had come in…

2A/3A Local Salem Track Results

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com 2A SD2 Track and Field At Regis Regis’ was on a tear as Julia McLaughlin won the 800 and 1,500-meters. The Rams Sara Vetter won the Shot Put (28′ 2.5) and Javelin (107′ 3) via PR in both events. Regis’ Whitley Stepp won the High and Long Jumps. On the guys…

Jefferson Spoils Santiam’s Senior Night

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MILL CITY, Ore.–  It was a blessing in disguise.  They would’ve been happy with one game let-alone the four that they got this season. It wasn’t the picture-book ending to the High School football careers of Gabe Lanham and Alex Mitchell, but for one last time in the Santiam uniforms…they got…

Loggers Strong Second Half Sets Tone

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.–  The snowball effect occurred at Scio High School Friday night in favor of the home team. Two weeks after their 45-8 season opening defeat to Salem Academy, the Loggers of Scio found themselves in a 8-8 gridlock with rival-Jefferson on this cool March evening in the Willamette Valley.  The…

Regis Wins Season Opener Over Jefferson

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  The first volleyball game has finally come for the Jefferson Lions and the Regis Rams Tuesday evening with both meeting up at Regis High School to kick-off the six-week short season. The Rams were riding a steady hand during the first two sets of their…