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…

Salem Academy Over Scio In Four-Set Battle

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  It was a continuation of their summer league battles as they met in the middle of their non-league slate this Fall. Salem Academy were coming off two tough battles with Catlin Gabel and Horizon Christian last week, Scio entered on a three-game winning streak.  The Loggers had taken set…

Wilsonville Night Race Round-Up

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com WILSONVILLE, Ore.—The annual Wilsonville Night Race returned Friday night as athlete’s from around the State came to Wilsonville to run in the 3,000-meter race (roughly 1.864 miles). On the boys side, the South Salem boys went one, four and five in the 3,000-meter Boys Novice B race.  Copper Brown won the…

Breakout Year Ahead?

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.–  This could be the year that the Scio High School Volleyball team could make some serious noise in 3A in Head Coach Lori Ramsay’s third-year with the program. Of the girls in the gym Wednesday evening for team camp, nine of them have some club experience.  The Ramsay sisters…

Otto Commits To Treasure Valley CC

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.–  Laurel Otto will have an opportunity to take her talents to the next level on the court and in the rodeo arena.  Committing to Treasure Valley Community College in Ontario in Eastern Oregon, fulfilling a goal she set when she was younger. “I’m very excited to be playing at…

Santiam Wins Senior Day Over Scio

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MILL CITY, Ore.–  It was a special moment for Santiam Senior Savanna Fields-Bodenheimer on Friday afternoon.  In a year in which she returned to Wolverine-country, where she last played and attended as an eighth-grader a few short years ago, the now-graduate played in a Santiam uniform one last time.  Scoring four…

Cougars Roar To Life Over Loggers

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.–  Scio’s zone defense had slowed Gervais’ offense down to nine points through the first ten minutes of the game, keeping the Loggers all much in the game down 9-2 in the early part of the game.  It was a blessing in disguise for Scio holding one of 2A’s best…

Gervais’ Toran Scores 22 In Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.–  Gervais’ Michael Toran set the tone for the Cougars Friday night against Scio on the road, scoring a game-high 22 points as Gervais snapped a two-game skid with their 47-34 victory. Coming off of tough defeats to Sheridan and Santiam, the win felt great as they used a 11-0…

Amity Hangs On For Season-Opening Win Over Scio

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.–  Alexus Franklin was on a mission as the fourth-quarter started Wednesday evening against Amity. One of two Seniors on the roster, Franklin stepped up as a leader of the squad in the back-and-forth game that ultimately went in the favor of the Warriors 40-38, scoring the first seven Logger…

PacWest Conference Baseball Honors

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Scio’s Blake Brown got Pitcher of the Year as the Loggers went 12-4 on the year. Yamhill-Carlton’s Wyatt Hurley and Tigers Head Coach Brennon Mossholder each got Player of the Year and Coach of the Year awards in the PacWest Conference with YC finishing second in the 3A Culmination Week State…

PacWest Conference Softball Honors

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonal73@gmail.com Dayton’s Maddie Fluke was named PacWest Conference Pitcher of the Year.  Yamhill-Carlton’s Kati Slater and John Kuehnel brought home Player of the Year and Coach of the Year Honors out of the conference.  Here’s the Complete list: First Team Pitcher Maddie Fluke-Dayton Pitcher Briley Ingram- Yamhill-Carlton Catcher Jodi deSmet- Dayton Catcher…