St. Paul’s Press Pays Off In Win Over Perrydale

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ST. PAUL, Ore.–  It was just a matter of time before the press defense St. Paul was throwing out at Perrydale Monday night would start to work.  The scheme started in practice and slowly the Buckaroos started to see the fruits of their labor coming down the stretch of their 54-35…

Crosshill Christian Closes Door On St. Paul In Casco League Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  St. Paul stepped up their game against Crosshill Christian in the 1A Casco League match-up Tuesday night in Turner.  Stepping up their intensity against a traditionally strong program that saw them neck-and-neck with them going into the fourth quarter down 31-30. Warren Rose led the Buckaroos in the game with…

St. Paul Finishes Second In 1A

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com COTTAGE GROVE, Ore.–It wasn’t how St. Paul imagined how their football would end, finishing second in 1A, but they overcame a lot of injuries to get to the final day, the final game, of the season when they rematched with Lost River for the 8-Man Title.  Finishing the season with a…

St. Paul Advances To 1A Semis 62-6

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MCMINNVILLE, Ore.–  St. Paul came out a tad rusty after having a Bye Week going into the 1A, 8-Man Quarterfinals Friday evening at McMinnville High School.  But strangely enough, despite their slow start, the Buckaroos geared it back up and finished the game strongly as if they had played last week…

Casco League VB Honors

By Jeremy Mcdonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com St. Paul’s Stella Koch won Player of the Year and Crosshill Christian’s Julie Bennett was named Coach of the Year for the 1A Casco League. The Buckaroos, Eagles, Perrydale and Willamette Valley Christian all made the 1A postseason this Fall. Here’s the complete list: 1st team Stella Koch, St. Paul (Jr.)…

St. Paul Defeats Salem Academy In Five Sets

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SAINT PAUL, Ore.–  The Playoffs are coming fast and teams are making final preparations for it as the regular season is in it’s twilight.  And Monday night’s game between 1A power in St. Paul and 2A power Salem Academy were doing just that, making preparations for the postseason ahead when the…

St. Paul Hands Crosshill First League Loss, Wins 12th-Straight

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  The St. Paul Volleyball team had to adjust without Frankie Lear, who was out not feeling well, as they return to Casco League play Monday evening at Crosshill Christian School. But nonetheless, the Buckaroos stepped up to the occasion and set the tone in the opening two sets of…

St. Paul Gets It Done For 3-0 Start

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ST. PAUL, Ore.–  With how both St. Paul and Lost River were playing Saturday at the St. Paul Rodeo Grounds, there was a sense that in this non-league game with both squads sitting 2-0 on the year entering the contest. And, as fortunate would be in the Buckaroos Hall of Fame Game,…

St. Paul Gets Win #2 On Road Against Santiam

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MILL CITY, Ore.–  St. Paul’s George Pohlschneider had one of those games where he hoped to have done better, but knew he did good enough to lead the Buckaroos to another victory on the road Thursday night at Santiam High School.  The junior quarterback went 4-for-8 for 180 yards, but had…

West’s Defense Sets-Up Roque-Manzo’s OT Game-Winner

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com BAKER CITY, Ore.–  This ended up being one of those close, great games that you hope for.   After the last two Shriners East-West All-Star Games being decided by a large margin, this was a nail-bitter in the annual All-Star Game put on by the Shriners to benefit the Shriners Hospital Saturday…

St. Paul Baseball Gets It Done Against Vernonia

By Jeremy McDonald jermymcdonald73@gmail.com ST. PAUL, Ore.—The rain wasn’t nearly the headache as the wind was when Vernonia and St. Paul met Saturday afternoon to wrap up their three-game 2A/1A Speical District 1 series. The gusty winds tore through the field on this day, making it feel like the game was along the Gorge or…

Storm Uses Second Half Push In Win Over PCC

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonal73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Chemeketa quickly saw their 31-18 second quarter lead quickly evaporated to two early on in the third quarter against Portland Community College Wednesday evening.  Leading by a margin of 36-34 with the Panthers looking for more on the youthful Storm squad in the NWAC South Region game. They had…