Perrydale Falls On Road To Elkton

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ELKTON, Ore.– It was just one of those games that they wished they had a do-over.  Perrydale knew they were better than how they played on the road against Elkton, but just the little things of the game caught up to them. The Elks zone defense created turnovers and threw the…

St. Paul’s Press Pays Off In Win Over Perrydale

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ST. PAUL, Ore.–  It was just a matter of time before the press defense St. Paul was throwing out at Perrydale Monday night would start to work.  The scheme started in practice and slowly the Buckaroos started to see the fruits of their labor coming down the stretch of their 54-35…

St. Paul Advances To 1A Semis 62-6

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MCMINNVILLE, Ore.–  St. Paul came out a tad rusty after having a Bye Week going into the 1A, 8-Man Quarterfinals Friday evening at McMinnville High School.  But strangely enough, despite their slow start, the Buckaroos geared it back up and finished the game strongly as if they had played last week…

Casco League VB Honors

By Jeremy Mcdonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com St. Paul’s Stella Koch won Player of the Year and Crosshill Christian’s Julie Bennett was named Coach of the Year for the 1A Casco League. The Buckaroos, Eagles, Perrydale and Willamette Valley Christian all made the 1A postseason this Fall. Here’s the complete list: 1st team Stella Koch, St. Paul (Jr.)…

Perrydale Opens Casco League Play With Sweep

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com BROOKS, Ore.–  The Perrydale Volleyball team rebounded from their first defeat of the season to Delphian with a 25-23, 25-17, 25-17 sweep of Willamette Valley Christian on the road to open Casco League play Tuesday.  Having to rally back from 19-15 down to take the first set before using their serving…

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…

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…

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…