Stayton Stuns Woodburn For Third-Place

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com FOREST GROVE, Ore.–  It’s been a long-time since both Stayton and Woodburn had an opportunity to bring home a trophy. For the Eagles, it was 2007 the last time they’ve brought home a trophy and even though the Bulldogs were in the dance in 2011 it’s been since 1995 since the…

Eagles Playing For Third After Tough Loss To Seaside

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com FOREST GROVE, Ore.– It was a heartbreaking way to see their Title aspirations Saturday afternoon at Forest Grove. After a strong back-and-forth first half of the game, Seaside slowly pulled away in their 49-40 win over Stayton. It just came down to the Eagle shots just wouldn’t fall while the Seagull…

Stayton Closes Out Season 20-6

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com FOREST GROVE, Ore.– To get to the Final Site is hard enough, winning a State Game even harder. But to get there back-to-back years as Stayton has, that’s still as amazing as making it one in a High School career to mix in with the Oregon West Conference-title that they received…

Anundi Ices Stayton Boys Trip To Semi’s

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com FOREST GROVE, Ore.–  It was too close for comfort, but the Stayton Boys got it done Thursday night versus Henley down the stretch 57-53 to advance to the 4A State Semi-Finals Round against Seaside. The Eagles jumped out 20-9 after the first quarter, but slowly the Hornets swarmed back into the…

Baker’s 4th Quarter Rally Stuns Stayton

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com FOREST GROVE, Ore.– The seventh-seed Stayton Eagles found a way to put the second seeded Baker Bulldogs on the ropes in Baker’s comeback from behind 42-36 victory over Stayton Thursday afternoon. The Eagles led 31-21 entering the fourth quarter as their defense put them in a favorable spot to advance to…

OWC Girls All-League Honors

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Philomath’s Sage Kramer won Player of the Year for the Oregon West Conference while the Warriors Head Coach Ben Silva Won Coach of The Year Honors. Below is the Complete List from the League Honors: FIRST TEAM Sage Kramer- Philomath Marri Martinez- Stayton Megan Wagner-Newport KJ Nyquist- Stayton Emma Pankalla-Philomath Madison…

OWC Boys All-League Honors List

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  Stayton’s Kaleb Anundi was named Player of the Year in the Oregon West Conference this season with Head Coach Joesph Kiser being named Coach of the Year in the league as the Eagle Boys went 12-0 in conference play to win the conference Title outright. Full List: First Team…

Stayton Takes OWC Title With Win Over Woodburn

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com WOODBURN, Ore.–  When the third quarter started, there was a feeling that it was going to be a good game between Stayton and Woodburn Boys basketball with the Oregon West Conference-title on the line Friday night. The third-ranked Eagles were up 29-24 in their OWC-title sealing 64-49 win over the fourth-ranked…

Stayton Hands Philomath First Loss Since December

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.– There patience in setting up their offense set up their open shots almost with ease. The first half against Philomath on Tuesday evening’s start of the second loop through the Oregon West Conference looked opposite to that of the first half of the two squads first meeting in Philomath…

Stayton Holds Off Cascade 39-31

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.– If anything, the young Cascade Cougars Girls Basketball team took another step towards the right direction against a Top-10 team in Stayton Friday night in the Stayton Eagles 39-31 win. Episode one of the rivalry started at Cascade, but it was the face-to-face pressure defense the Eagles had that…

Stayton’s D Slows Down Woodburn In Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.– For the first 10 minutes of the game, Stayton controlled the pace of the game with their height, feeding Kaleb Anundi early and often against Woodbutn as the Eagles opened a 22-11 lead on the Bulldogs in their 68-51 win Thursday. Both teams had their primary weapons, but Stayton’s…

#6 Stayton Boys Improves To 3-0 In League After Win Over #8 Huskies

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SWEET HOME, Ore.–  The Sixth-ranked Stayton defense had to account for  the eighth-ranked Sweet Home’s shooters in their 62-25 win on the road Friday night. Their defense didn’t just slow down the Huskies (11-3, 0-3 Oregon West Conference) shooters, they suffocated them out of the game from the halfway through the…