Casco League Volleyball Honors

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com St. Paul’s Stella Koch and Willamette Valley Christian’s (Brooks) Lally Hunter were named Co-Players of the year in the Casco League.  The Buckaroos Lesli Hiller was named Coach of the Year as St. Paul have four girls on the first-team.  Perrydale, Jewell and Crosshill Christian each had girls on the first-team…

Perrydale Starts Grueling Stretch With Wednesday Split

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com PERRYDALE, Ore.–  Perrydale has played twice in two weeks entering Wednesday’s pair of Casco League, and the rust was evident in their first game against Jewell Wednesday afternoon. But as the first set drew to a close in their 17-25, 25-21, 25-18, 25-22 victory against the Blue Jays, the Pirates were building…

Perrydale’s Tompkins Walk-Off Seals 2-0 Start For Salem Aftershock

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com NEWBERG, Ore.–  Even after a successful season with the Perrydale Pirates this past Spring, Jenna Tompkins admits that there’s work to be done with her game following her game-winning hit for the Salem Aftershock 16U squad Thursday afternoon. Being aggressive at the plate is something that she is still learning to…

1A/4A Baseball/Softball Results

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com 4A Baseball North Marion 18, Madras 0 4A Softball Alexis Bales drove 2RBI’s in Cascade’s 4-1 win over Philomath.  Hannah Walliman struck out five for the Cougars while going 1-for-2 hitting.   Stayton’s Jessica Rule and Cedella Ritchie each drove in 2RBI’s and Brielle Kessler drove in another 3RBI’s.  Rule struck out…

1A Casco League Volleyball League Honors

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ST. PAUL, Ore.–  St. Paul’s Jordan Caldwell won the Player of the Year Honors in the Casco League as the Buckaroos went 13-5 on the year during the Fall Short-season.  Jewell’s Jessica Miller won Coach of the Year following the Blue jays 13-2 season.  Jewell, Willamette Valley Christian and Livingstone all…

Sheridan Wins Mother-Daughter Battle

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SHERIDAN, Ore.– It’s been a long time coming for Sheridan’s Dana Dickey-Greene in defeating her mother Denise Dickey on the volleyball court.  The elder Dickey, who’s now coaching at Perrydale, has had her daughters number through their numerous encounters during the Summer League circuit since Dickey-Greene took over the Varsity Head…

Grateful For The Opportunity

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com PERRYDALE, Ore.–  Perrydale will find a way to be ready for their first games of the year this week with St. Paul and Crosshill Christian. Losing four seniors and a fifth-player to transfer, it’s going to be an interesting look for the Pirates as they went to work Saturday afternoon in…

Best Of 2020

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com As the year draws to a close, usually it means a time to reflect.  For me, I usually like to share a few stories I wrote over the past 12 months that have some significance to them from the year.  With how 2020 has been, it’s hard to imagine even ten…

The Two Jersey Wearing Guard

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com PERRYDALE, Ore.–  It was weird to see around the 1A Perrydale program during the 2019-2020 season Chandler Campos having to wear two separate jerseys, one for home games and another for away games. What happened was during their December 27 game against Joseph, the then-Junior Pirate went up for a rebound…

Minor Victories And Having Fun

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com PERRYDALE, Ore.–  In the world of 2020, you got to make do with what you are dealt with. Nonetheless, Monday afternoon at 4pm and on the football field at Perrydale High School with their mask on, the Pirates Volleyball team were making do with the hand their dealt with amongst the…

Putting In The Work

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  The time off has really reminded Dallas’ Bailey Savage how much she loves the sport of Volleyball. Coming off a six-week club season Savage, who transferred back to Dallas after spending the last two years at 1A Perrydale, continued to put in work preparing for an early entry to…

Perrydale’s Deters Signs With WOU For Track

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com PERRYDALE, Ore.– The greatness and career of one Amity Deters will continue once things get back to normal across the landscape. After a successful career in which the Perrydale athlete broke school records in the Triple, High and Long Jump, etched her name into the record books with the 4×100 meter…