Jefferson Hires Karnes As New Head Football Coach

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com JEFFERSON, Ore.– Over the course of the last four years, Jefferson’s Jacob Karnes has worked his way up the High School ranks.  First starting as an assistant helping the line before taking over offensive line duties.   That quickly evolved into becoming an offensive coordinator this past year under former Head Coach Kaleb…

Fighting For A Spot

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  It was a strange, unfortunate way for Jefferson junior’s Haden Gough’s season to end this year, seeing his season canceled about halfway through.his third season of playing High School baseball. Gough, since the season was canceled shortly after their April 1 doubleheader with East Linn Christian, has been hitting…

Stelly Goes To State

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MOUNT ANGEL, Ore.– Athletes try to find a way to get it done and perhaps, surprises even themselves in the process.  And Jefferson’s Eli Stelly did just that.   His senior year.  His first and only year participating in Track, the Lions football and basketball player brought it in his only 2A…

2A Boys Basketball All-State List

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Western Christian’s Gary Hull won 2A Coach of the Year and Logan Morrill of Knappa won Player of the Year in 2A.  Here’s the complete List: First Team Riley Cantu, Kennedy John Pass, Salem Academy Gunner Rothenberger, Toledo Austin Sladek, Western Christian Diego Aguilar, Jefferson Second Team Sam Hess, Illinois Valley…

Jefferson Wins Two In Scio Round Robin

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.–  Naylie Hart was doing Naylie Hart things in the Scio Round Robin games Thursday morning against Gervais.  The sophomore threw a five inning, one-hit, 14 strikeout performance against the Cougars was just another chapter in the book that is Hart’s career. “We’ve gotten closer in the past year, we’re…

Blanchet Picks Up First Win Of Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Two of Blanchet Catholic’s three freshmen saw action in the Cavaliers 34-0 win over Jefferson Wednesday afternoon in Salem. In what was both teams first full game of the season, Blanchet turned to Carson McNally to start the game.  The Cavs frosh pitched three innings, striking out seven as his…

CVC Girls Honors List

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Maya Rowland and Wendi Farris won Player of the Year and Coach of the Year respectively as the Cobras finished third in 2A.  Regis and Jefferson each landed two on the Second Team All-League in 2022 Here’s the complete list: 1st team all league Maya Rowland Central Linn Ryleigh Nofziger Central…

Rams Get By Lions 74-73 In CVC League Playoff Finale

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com JEFFERSON, Ore.–  If Regis can harness this game, bottle it up and take it to the 2A State Playoffs, they could make a run at it. It took every ounce of effort by the Rams, by the Lions to set-up probably a classic once we look back on this season.  Both…

Jefferson Wins Senior Day Against Oakridge

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com JEFFERSON, Ore.–  “It was actually pretty fun.  I was just really happy,” Jefferson Edgar Ramos said. It was one of those fun Senior Nights that had the home crowd going nuts on every shot that went up.  Ramos, Brady Baxter and Eyles Chouikha from Tunisia all had their moment in the…

Jefferson’s Big Run On Regis Leads To 15th Win Of Year

By Jeremy Mcdonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  It sounds like we’re talking about earthquakes and ‘The Big One’, or in this particular analogy, ‘The Big Run’ and who was going on that decisive run between Jeffferson and Regis in the Central Valley Conference match-up Friday night at Regis. And both teams had their runs in the…

Davis Goes 2-0 On Day For Lions

By Jeremy Mcdonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com JEFFERSON, Ore.– In the final match of the night in the 2A/1A Wrestling Dual between Jefferson and Oakridge, the Lions Ryan Davis had to rally over the course of the last two periods to edge the Warriors Noah Whitney in a 4-2 decision.  After giving up an early takedown to Whitney…

Winning It For Diego

By Jeremy McDonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com JEFFERSON, Ore.–  The challenge was there naturally as East Linn Christian and Jefferson met Friday night in the Central Valley Conference battle.  Both are aggressive teams with the passion and fiery determination to win at all-cost.It was evident as the Lions jumped out to a 17-3 lead only to see the Eagles…