Regis’ McLoughlin’s Places Ninth

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com LEBANON, Ore.–  Regis’ Julia McLoughlin went out strong and probably a tad-bit fast in her final prep Cross Country race Saturday afternoon, but she had found herself in the front pack of the 3A/2A/1A Cross Country State Race. “Honestly a lot better than the whole season.  I went out and stayed…

Lau Holds Off Lutz for District Runner-Up

LEBANON, Ore.–  Blanchet Catholic’s Emma Lutz had overtaken the strong runner in Scio’s Athena Lau coming down the stretch.  Making the last loop out-and-back from the start and finish line. It was a battle between second and third-place with fourth-place Regis’ Julia McLaughlin was some distance behind them looking for a slip up from the…

Cross Country Round-Up

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Stayton Cross Country Invitational Stayton had won the girls race as Hope Bridge (fourth), Maddy Mitzel (fifth) and Sarah Wolf (sixth) finished sixth as the Eagles finished with 36 team points.  Regis’ Julia McLoughlin won the girls race at 21:22, Scio’s Athena Lau (22:11) was second and Myranda Marquez of Woodburn…

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…

Regis’ Voltin Signs With Oregon State

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  Regis Head Coach Jeff Wiltsey got a bit choked up speaking Friday afternoon.  Tyler Voltin is a special breed.  Simple as that.  You could make an argument that his picture could be next to what a leader looks like by the way he carries himself, the decisions he makes…

Pires The Athlete

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  Regis’ Emaleigh Pires has done it all. She played 11 years of soccer with Keizer Soccer Club, ran track at Crossler Middle School in Salem in the sixth-grade, then St. Mary’s and a year at Regis.  Pires played softball for Fire and Rise travel softball teams as well as…

Bishop Signs To St. Scholastica

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  Regis Head Football Coach Jeff Wiltsey handed his starting quarterback a notecard that they, as football players, filled out.  It felt a lot like the De La Salle movie, ‘When The Game Stands Tall’ with what was on it with the goals on the card. Byron Bishop knew of…

Overcoming The Injury For The Opportunity

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  Lower body injuries when it comes to running could normally spell some bad luck for runners like Regis’ Julia McLaughlin. Ankle Tendonitis came around not once, but twice her sophomore and junior years while she was at South Salem High School before her transfer over to Regis midway through…

Wiltsey And The Underdogs

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  Regis’ Sara Wiltsey was a part of some special moments on the basketball court her Junior Year back during the 2019-2020 season. She hit the game-winner against Yoncalla with a second remaining and set up Alicen Ditter’s game-winner to take down then number-one Central Linn on January 24, 2020. …

Hoskins Big Boot

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonad73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Punting and kicking is such a complex part of the game of football.  Hip rotation, plant foot, what part of the foot makes contact makes a simple motion more complex when you think about it. “The art of the kick is very hard to explain but when everything goes…

Bishop The QB

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  Regis’ Byron Bishop knew of the Ram program through his father, who was the Gold Beach Defensive Coordinator from 2007 to 2013.  During that time, the Regis-Panther dynamic had met three times in the postseason with Gold Beach taking down the Rams each of the times on their way…

Making The Most Of The Time Given

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.— Friday was just another day in helping the Canyon for Regis’ Sara Vetter.  Working with a teacher from Santiam High School up in Mill City setting up backpacks full of essential materials for people on the mend from the recent Wildfires from September. The backpacks were just one of…