St. Paul Holds Off Santiam Softball’s Late Rally

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ST. PAUL, Ore.– The St. Paul softball team took advantage of the opportunities that Santiam gave them during the second inning to build a 5-0 lead into the third inning in the Lady Buckaroos 7-6 win Monday afternoon at home. Behind Megan Tuck’s 3-for-3, three RBI day, it seemed as if…

St. Paul Advances To State Title Game

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com BAKER CITY, Ore.—It’s weird to think that girls’ sports at St. Paul have not lost a game this season and it’s already March. Following their 55-33 win over Damascus Christian Friday night at Baker High School, they pushed their streak to 58 straight wins as a girl’s sports department.  But that…

St. Paul Improves To 17-0 On Year With Strong Second Half Vs Perrydale

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ST.  PAUL, Ore.– Who would have thought that the St. Paul Girls Basketball team would be held to 12 first half points by an opponent? Well, the defense of Perrydale made sure that the Lady Buckaroos offense was kept at Bay entering the second half as after St. Paul’s 10-point first…

Friday’s Predictions 6A to 1A

By Jeremy McDonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com So, this is the first week of me doing predictions. I’ll try to do a girls game and a guys game with a score every Thursday/Friday night of certain games at classifications. Here’s Week 1’s: 6A BOLD PREDICTION  Boys: Sprague over #2 South Salem 65-62.  I like Sprague’s height versus the Saxons…

St. Paul Shuts Down Scio In Season Opener

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ST. PAUL, Ore.—It was one of those nights that you saw the difference in experience levels in two teams playing in their home openers. For St. Paul, its probably safe to say that they’ll be one of the favorites to compete for the 1A State Title this year with their strong…

St. Paul Finishes Second in 1A After Battle With Dufur

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com HILLSBORO, Ore.– Getting to the State Championship game is probably one of those once-in-a-lifetime opportunities you’ll get as an athlete. Just being in that high electricity environment and playing for the name on your jersey. For St. Paul, who saw last year end by the team whose made a return to…

St. Paul Takes Top Spot In Casco League, Perrydale Second

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Perrydale have been to this point before battling for the Casco League playoff tournament Championship, having battled Crosshill Christian for it last sesson in a five-set match. As for St. Paul, their maiden voyage back down at 1A looked to add another piece of hardware to their mantel with a Casco…

St. Paul Improves to 13-0 With Win Over Central Linn

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ST. PAUL, Ore.—Erin Counts found herself saving a loose ball with game in a 22-17 battle in favor of St. Paul with the first set in its fourth long volley of the set when a Central Linn shot that went a little far off its mark help made it 23-17 in…

Facing The Challenge

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ST. PAUL, Ore.– There’s always a change when you adjust to a new league or classification. But, there’s always a jump going from 11-man football to 8-man as the Buckaroos of St. Paul are doing. As pointed out from Jaidyn Jackson, the team camp at Eligon gave St. Paul an opportunity…

Mid-Valley Pulls Away From Keizer In First Game Of Series

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com KEIZER, Ore.–  It was one of the first hot days of the season for the Keizer Crushers as they opened up their second league series with the Mid-Valley Southpaws Monday afternoon at McNary High School. With the temperatures in the 80s, Austin Brown was finding ways to keep the Southpaws off…

Brown, Meyer Combined In 9 Inning Shutout For Crushers

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com HILLSBORO, Ore.—Keizer had to wait a little longer in terms of starting of their season having waited a week-and-a-half to start their Summer Season compare to the Post 20 Dirtbags in Monmouth and Withnell Dodgers in Salem as they jumped right into the season after completing try-outs. But, as they sent…

Bucks Crazy Finish Falls Just Short Versus Monroe

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MONROE, Ore.–  Many have said through the ages, ‘Never Say Die’ when times get tough and your back is against the wall. For St. Paul baseball, they entered the Top of the Seventh inning down 11-0 and their chances to win seemingly bleak as they came in after Campbell Smith and…