Gervais Gets A Taste Of Victory Over Scio

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com GERVAIS, Ore.–  Some would say it’s just Summer Basketball.  But Gervais’ celebration after their 38-36 win over Scio Wednesday evening was justifiable. It’s been nearly a year since their last win and since the Winter of 2018 since their last regular season win.  Nearly a 30-game skid. So Summer Ball, a…

PacWest Conference Softball Honors List

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Blanchet’s Savannah Barchus showed why she was one of the best pitchers in the league if not in the conversation in 3A as the Junior took home the PacWest Conference Pitcher of the year award.  Scio’s Olivia Zeiher, in her second-year catching for the Loggers after taking over from Emily Unrau,…

Otto, Shockey Place For Loggers

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com GRESHAM, Ore.–  Laurel Otto didn’t think she’ll make it to the 100 meter hurdles Finals this season with how stack the field was with Blanchet Cahtolic’s Trinity Phipps and Westside Christian’s Grace Gully leading the charge, but the Scio sophomore found a way to get to the Big Show Saturday afternoon….

Amity Advances In League Playoffs With Scio Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.–  It was as complete of a game you could ask for to start the 3A Special District 1 League Playoffs for Amity Tuesday afternoon. The Warriors defense limited Scio’s offense to four runs, three coming in the bottom of the sixth inning, in Amity’s 16-4 victory to advance to…

Yamhill-Carlton Slips By Scio 7-4

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.– With base-runners frequently visiting the base paths for Scio after Yamhill-Carlton’s strong start to the game, it was a matter of time before the bats of the Loggers would come to life. With their three runs in the fifth, a RBI single by Meagan Mikolas and two coming from…

Salem Academy Holds Off Scio’s Rally

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.–  With second through fourth-place in the 3A Special District 1 standings separate by a game-, game-and-a-half, the last few league games are as important as the next. Salem Academy, sitting a half-game behind the Loggers for second-place in the league standings, a win would definitely put them in favorable…

Scio’s Shockey Gearing Up For The Final Two Weeks

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  Scio’s Caleb Shockey mentioned in passing that he was out-of-shape entering the twilight of his sophomore season of Track this season. But hey, in a Logger wrestling singlet, he still ran a 11.68 in the 100 meter dash, a 24.04 in the 200 meter dash and helped the Logger…

Dayton Rolls By Scio 11-3

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore– Maddie Fluke did all she could hitting low in the zone against Scio Tuesday afternoon on the road to throw off the Lady Loggers batters in the two squads PacWest Conference match-up. With both the Pirates and the Loggers now in the same conference after the past several years…

Scio Wraps Up Preseason With Win Over Willamina

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.– Willamina had their chances to do some serious damage to Scio Softball Thursday afternoon on the road. They took a quick 1-0 lead on the Loggers and the pitching of Liz Nolen threw the stout Scio bats off for the opening three innings as they held the 3A juggernaut…

Scio Opens Season With Big Win Over Kennedy

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MT. ANGEL, Ore.– It’s weird to see someone not named Tressa Reidman in the circle for Kennedy when they open up the 2019 season against Scio at home Monday afternoon. Nonetheless, against a young Logger team in front of them that lost their fair share of Seniors from last season, Grace…

Scio Softball Looking To Fresh Faces In 2019

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.–  It’s the first season without the once-in-a-generational class that just recently graduated this past June at Scio High School for their Softball team. That class had certainly left a huge standard behind with the Loggers seeing four-straight 3A State Semi-Final appearances during their time in the Orange and Black….

Believe And Trust

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.– Scio Head Wrestling Coach Matt Parazoo kept bringing up believing before and after Monday’s practice in their mat room. To believe in themselves and in their abilities to perform to the best they can. Parazoo also played over the sound system in the facility crowd reaction from State Matches…