Crushers Lose Heartbreaking Playoff Play-In Game On Walk-Off

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ROSEBURG, Ore.–  It was a heartbreaking way to end their incredible season.  It’s hard to imagine at the start of the season to see the Post 58 Crushers at the one-game Play-in game Friday night in Roseburg in a league with traditional powers like the Withnell Dodgers, Corvallis Gerding Marketmen and…

Familiarity Of The Program

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  It wasn’t too long ago that Morgan Alley was playing soccer as a member of the Stayton High School Girls soccer team.  The Regis Class of 2013 grad was part of the Eagles program on the rise under Salvador Munoz before she returned four years ago under then-Head Coach Devin Holmes…

Crushers Wrap Up Bend Trip With Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com BEND, Ore.–  With two league series coming up with the Mid-Coast Dungies (Wednesday-Thursday) and Corvallis (Monday-Tuesday), their 7-0 win over the Boss Baseball Club at Bend High School gave the Post 58 Crushers some needed momentum going back into league. “Energy is huge no matter what game you’re playing.  We need…

OWC Girls Basketball Honors

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Sage Kramer of Philomath won Player of the Year and the Warriors Ben Silva won Coach of the Year with Philomath going 13-2 and finished 4A State Runner-Up.  Cascade’s Ariel Tobiasson and Kenna Coleman, along with Stayton’s Karlee Tyler were first-team Oregon West Conference selections. Here’s the Full List: First Team…

Dodgers Rally By Crushers In Series Opener

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– This was what you would hope for as the regular season draws to an end.  Efficient pitching, strong defense and the bats to back it all up.  Withnell had it all in their 10-1 win over the up-start Post 58 Crushers, scoring the final ten runs after Jefferson-grad DJ…

Stayton’s Mannix Leaves Her Mark In Pool

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.— Swimming is a tough sport.  It challenges you mentally and physically, but the connections built through the sport is something that sticks out for Stayton-grad Kylie Mannix. “The most memorable part would definitely be the social aspects of the sport. Even though we can’t fully talk while actively swimming, the…

OWC Boys Basketball Honors

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Cascade’s Carson Molan won his second-straight Player of the Year award and Cougar Head Coach Calvin Molan received Coach of the Year honors.  Cascade finished State Runner-Up, falling to Marshfield in the 4A State Final. Here’s the Full Oregon West Conference: First Team Carson Molan- Cascade Hunter Coulter- Sweet Home Jeovanny…

Making History

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.– Knowing with the restrictions and the challenges ahead, Stayton Head Coach Curtis Brown knew of the challenges ahead with his team. The girls were without swimming workhorse Sydney Maurer, who graduated after last season; but had turned to two incoming freshmen that made a splash as they finished second…

4A All-State Girls Soccer List

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com North Marion’s Mya Hammack was named 4A State Player of the Year as the Huskies won the 4A State Title in Penalty Kicks over Marist on April 10. North Marion fielded two on the first team. Stayton’s Karlee Tyler (Honorable Mention GK), the Eagles Maddie Pask and Cascade’s Ariel Tobiasson were…

Post 58 Crushers Split With NWDS

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  The Post 58 Crushers found a rhythm late in Game one of their doubleheader against the NW Diamond Sports squads Sunday afternoon.  Bats came to life, defense settled in behind the pitching of St. Paul-grad TJ Crawford and Kennedy-grad Dylan Kleinschmit in the 8-4 defeat to start the doubleheader…

4A Softball All-State Teams

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Cascade fielded six athlete’s on the All-State team and Stayton’s Jade Beaumont was Second-Team All-State Outfielder with Marist, La Grande and Marist collecting much of the first-team selections for the 2021 season. Player of the Year Layla Martinez- Marist Coach Of The Year Stefan Schroffner- Marist Infield First Team Layla Martinez-…

Stayton Takes Down Cascade In Overtime

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  Stayton gave Cascade all they could handle Tuesday afternoon in Turner.  Taking advantage of the Cougars laxed mental approach, keeping it close throughout the game.  Using a 5-0 run in the overtime period to win their third game-in-a-row and avenging one of their two losses on the season in…