Blue Shuts Door on Green 5-4

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– The mixed bag of pitchers that the Blue team threw at the Green squad Monday evening had tamed the bats of their opposition until the last out of the game. Western Christian’s Owen Stalnaker got the starting nod on the bump as the Blue squad cycled out arms every…

Vandals 16U Defeats Vandals 18U In Stripes Bracket Championship

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore–  Call it a comeback LL Cool J. To make the all NW Vandals finale plausible Saturday night, the Vandals 18U dug deep down 7-1 to wheel off nine unanswered runs to stun the Clark County Breeze. The power bats of the oldest squad featured home runs by Central’s Mariah…

Hyre, Vandals 18U Belt Five Homers

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– With the Fourth of July just right around the corner, the NW Vandals 18U squad brought out the fireworks in the Stars ‘n’ Stripes opening day Friday morning with their bats. The Vandals, in their first day back on the diamond, launched five home runs in pool play; three…

Green Squad’s Mask Set Pace In Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Incoming Scio Junior Toby Mask has pitched a few times before, but the Logger big man primary is a catcher and first baseman. Joining teammates like Garrett Young, Dustin Erickson, Jake Trissel and Kolton Ellis playing some summer baseball in Salem as member’s of the Green squad, Mask stepped…

Scio’s Lowther Ventures Into Coaching

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.–  It wasn’t too long ago that Scio-grad Jacob Lowther was popping the pads, blocking on the offensive line in the triple-option offense that the Loggers are known for. Two years ago to be exact as Scio reached the 3A State Semi-Finals before falling to Cascade Christian, the Challengers won…

Dayton Takes Back-And-Forth Game From Scio

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DAYTON, Ore.—Hard to imagine that down 9-2 after the first quarter Scio had that it would be a much of a game against Dayton in the Pirates PacWest Conference 46-32 win Wednesday night. The Loggers had rallied the troops in the second quarter, taking a 16-13 lead with 57 seconds remaining…

Moore’s Cavs Outlast Workinger’s Loggers In OT

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Two young teams with two stellar athlete’s went at it Monday night at Blanchet Catholic. Scio entered the game with the most wins in a season (nine) that they’ve seen in recent years, having topped out at eight wins in 2014 and 2016 prior to this season’s success.  Led…

Workinger Surpasses 1,200 Career Points Wednesday

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.–  What were you doing in 1975? It was the year before the bicentennial, Gerald Ford was in office and gas was 53 cents a gallon. It was also the last time that the Scio High School Basketball team had one of their own eclipsed the 1,200-point barrier when Gregg…

Scio Wrestles Under The Light For Senior Night

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.–  Scio came out swinging in their final dual of Senior Night Wednesday night. The room was dark, the lone light source coming from the large light above that draped the mat and the wrestlers below. The Loggers struggled a bit out of the gate against Douglas/Santiam, dropping their first…

Schudel, Mask Sign LOI To UCC And Corban Tuesday

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.– Interesting story was told about Aspen Schudel from her club coach as her and fellow Logger Jacob Mask signed their Letters of Intent Tuesday morning in the Scio High School Basketball Gym. Two years ago, during a Sand Volleyball Tournament, Schudel went up for a play on the ball…

Scio Challenges Riverdale, Enters League Opener 6-6

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com PORTLAND, Ore.–  The challenge was there for Scio to close out their preseason slate against the fifth-ranked team in 3A in Riverdale. The streaky shooters can go on runs as they did in the third, outscoring the Loggers 21-4 in their (score) win Monday night, but Scio had the Riverdale squad…

Loggers Pulls Away For Fifth Win Of Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.-  The first half wasn’t the best, but hey, it was enough entering halftime with Scio ahead 28-27 in front of Taft. They just had to relax and open things up as they eventually did in the second half of their 55-40 win over the Tigers, the Loggers fifth win of…