West Defeats East 43-10

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com BAKER CITY, Ore.–  St. Paul’s Justin Herberger entered his third All-Star Game this summer with the 1A-4A Shrine Game at Baker High School Saturday night.  The athlete known as Herbie had already played in the 8-Man All-Star Game and the Small School Baseball All-Star Game entering his final prep game before…

Warm-Up For the 3-on-3 Tournament

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  During her freshman season for Sprague, Baylee Butler had showed off some of her athleticism on the court for the young Olympians this past Winter. And as the incoming sophomore prepares to help Sprague bounce back from their tough 0-24 season in 2018, Butler once again showcased that athleticism…

Stayton Senior American Defends State Title Over North Marion

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com OREGON CITY, Ore.—After pulling away from North Marion in Saturday’s semi-final game with a six-run seventh inning, there was a feeling that the Stayton Senior American team would be facing the Huskies again the title game Sunday afternoon in the grassy knoll on the outskirts of Oregon City. North Marion though,…

The Rash-Classen Connection

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  It’s going to be an interesting year for the Stayton Eagles offense as the Ben Rash-Logan Classen continues to develop as the incoming seniors take a more leadership role entering the 2019 season for the young Stayton team. “I think it’s important, but I think it’s just as important…

Gearing Up For The Season Through The Summer

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.– The 2018 season was the Gold Standard set for the Stayton Girls Soccer Program entering the future. Having won their first-ever conference title in a season in which they went 11-2-2 and reaching the 4A State Quarterfinals before falling to a Valley Catholic team the finished second in State…

Stayton’s Aggressive Style Leads To Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.-  With two months until the first ‘official’ practice and their first game of the season not until September 3 at Gladstone, the Stayton Eagles Boys Soccer Team came out for their second Summer League game aggressive. They controlled the ball for much of the opening half against Dallas, challenging…

OWC Baseball Honors List

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Here is the Oregon West Conference.  Newport’s Jacob Dobmeier and Taylor Plesha won Pitcher of the Year and Coach of the Year while Sweet Home’s Colton Smith won Player of the Year. Oregon West Conference First Team Pitcher Jacob Dobmeier Newport Senior Pitcher Colton Smith Sweet Home Senior Infield Mike Slater…

Kirby, Belliard Finish 2nd At State

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com GRESHAM, Ore.–  The first two laps of the race, Stayton’s Ben Kirby paced himself in the back of the pack observing what was playing out in front of him. In a matter of fact, it was a big group he was running with that gave the Eagle Junior some nerves entering…

Stayton Rally The Bats In 7th For Win Over Cascade

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  Down to their final three outs of the regular season and down 5-4 in their 7-5 victory over rival-Cascade, Stayton had to rely on their aggressive offensive style in order to comeback against the 13th-ranked Cougars Thursday afternoon. Sitting at 254 runs scored, fourth-highest in 4A behind Henley, Marist…

Stayton Snaps 37-Game League Losing Streak

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.– The streak is over. The last time Stayton baseball had won a Oregon West Conference game was May 11, 2016 against Cascade for their fourth and final league win of the season. A 4-3 win over the Cougars. Their 14-2 loss to Philomath to close out the season two…

South’s Nielsen-Skinner, Stayton’s Anundi and Nichol Played In NW Shootout

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com HILLSBORO, Ore.– It was no surprise that when South Salem’s Jaden Nielsen-Skinner’s Senior Year concluded, that he would be getting a call to play in the premier All-Star game in the 25th-Annual Northwest Shootout in 2019 and be one of the ten athlete’s to wear the Oregon All-Star Team jersey on…

Stayton Softball Wins Eighth Game Of Year 5-2 Over Cascade

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  It wasn’t long ago, last year actually, that Cascade had the upper hand over rival Stayton in softball with 10-straight wins before the Eagles snapped it on April 18, 2018. Now it looks like that Stayton are looking to try to match that winning streak with their neighbors from…