Simmons, Loggers Close Out Regular Season With Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.– Despite dislocating her shoulder three weeks ago sliding back into third base, Scio’s third baseman Erica Simmons was back at it for her Senior Night Friday afternoon. Being the lone senior on the Loggers roster this season, the pressure of the day was there.  But Simmons stepped up to…

Scio Picks Up 12-0 Win Over Amity

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AMITY, Ore.–  It felt quite like Groundhog Day for the Scio offense Wednesday afternoon against Amity. Granted this time they led 2-0 instead of trailing 1-0 going into the fourth inning of their 12-0 win over the Warriors, but it did test the Loggers defense to stay with it until their…

Stayton Invitational: Eagles Humphreys Takes Two Titles

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  Alissa Humphreys has found herself on a tear to open her senior year with Stayton High School. In the 100-meter dash, she has collected three wins in five attempts and has two wins in the 200-meter dash.  All while running the 4×400 meter relay, an event that she has…

Scio Baseball Hands Blanchet Second Loss Of Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.–  Blanchet Catholic and Scio both traded blows with one another in Tuesday’s PacWest Conference match-up at Scio High School.  A game that saw the Loggers pull away with a big bang of an inning to hand the Cavaliers just their second loss of the season 11-7. Blanchet would strike…

Scio’s Cooper Stepping Up To The Challenge

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.—Scio’s Myleigh Cooper entered her freshman year pitching with Scio aware of the program precedence of the expectations set upon them by Head Coach Jim Mask. Thanks to sister Makenna, the younger Cooper grew up and watched her older sister’s teams reached four-straight 3A State Semi-Finals, so coming in to…

Opening Day Spoiled By Weather

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.–  The only thing that could literally put a damper on Opening Day in Oregon is a typical Oregon Spring Day. Scio and Regis Baseball both managed to get three innings in of what would have been their opening day, playing on the turf field that the Loggers have with…

Baumgartner Scores 21 In Loggers Win Over Blanchet

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.–  Scio’s Kylee Baumgartner once more put on a show Monday evening against Blanchet Catholic.  Showing once more she’s one of the great young talents in 3A moving into her junior season next Winter. Against the Cavaliers in the PacWest Conference,  Baumgartner  kept the Loggers afloat going into the halftime break…

Logger Girls Win Second In Three Games

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  The Scio Logger team at the Regis Holiday Tournament has a totally different feel than they did earlier this year.  With Tyra LeFeber returning from a concussion and Kylee Baumgartner from a freak accident broken leg during volleyball season, Scio looked aggressive as they split their two games Friday and…

Regis Opens Season With Win Over Scio

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  Regis had taken opportunities given to them by Scio Wednesday night at Regis Catholic High School, turning a 15-11 first quarter lead into a 51-21 season opening win.   Outscoring the Loggers 36-10 over the course of the final three quarters.  Taking advantage of free throws and turnovers to close…

3A All-State Volleyball Honors

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Willamina’s Hallee Hughes, Amity’s Brooke Lopez and Scio’s Makenna Ramsey all were named to the 3A All-State Volleyball team.  Burns Paula Toney and Kaitlyn Wright were named Coach and Player of the Year. Here’s the Full List: Coach of the Year: Paula Toney, Burns Player of the Year: Kaitlyn Wright, Burns…

Scio Wins Tenth Game Of Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.–  There was some rust for Scio coming off their little lay-off the past ten days against Blanchet Catholic.  Nonetheless, the Loggers settled in as they picked up their tenth win of the season in a 25-16, 25-11, 25-9 sweep over the Cavaliers.  Getting stronger in each of the three sets…

Salem-Area Cross Country Round-Up

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com West Salem and South Salem had strong performances at the Northwest Classic Saturday.  Scio’s Athena and Blanchet’s Emma Lutz finished in the Top 20 at the 1A-4A NW Classic race.  Sprague and Cascade had strong showings at the Merriwether and Oregon City on Friday and Saturday. Here’s some notables from the three big…