Stayton Falls To Astoria 9-1 To Close Out Regular Season

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.– It was definitely a good test prep game for the Stayton softball game entering the 4A postseason when they played a Top 3 team in Astoria Monday afternoon. The Fisherman used timely hitting in the second inning before the Eagles pulled it together in Astoria’s 9-1 win over Stayton…

Rebounding Strongly

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  The Stayton doubles team of Kassidy Strand and Charlotte Ritchie came into the 4A/3A/2A/1A Special District 2 Tournament this week sitting as the third seed and came within one set-win from advancing to the District Championship match.  Falling to the Cascade duo of Kenna Coleman and Natalee Federico 5-7,…

Preparing For Districts

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  Regis Cameron Diacetis has the look like he’s entering the peak of his powers in the shot put in his final Regis Twilight Meet where he picked up his sixth win in the event this season.  All while PR-ing in the event with a throw of 46-feet-four-inches Friday afternoon…

Eagles Fall In Heartbreaker To Philomath 2-1

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  Stayton knew that every game against Philomath wasn’t going to be as one-sided as their first game of their three-game series on Tuesday. With the series moving to Stayton Wednesday, it felt like the tight playoff-caliber game that one would expect coming between two good teams coming down the…

Cascade Snaps Stayton’s Seven-Game Winning Streak

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  Cascade jumped out quick and strongly against Stayton in their 9-3 win over the Eagles Wednesday afternoon at Stayton High School, The Cougars, looking to open up some more space between themselves and their rivals in Stayton sitting one-two in the Oregon West Conference standings, opened the contest leading…

4A All-State Girls And Boys Lists

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Philomath’s Sage Kramer and Ben Silva were named as Player of the Year and Coach of the year in 4A.  Stayton’s Jacob Axmaker won 4A Player of the Year while Cascade’s Calvin Molan got Coach of the Year. Girls List: First Team Sage Kramer- Philomath Skylar Willey- Hidden Valley Jozie Ramos-…

Stayton Invitational: Eagles Humphreys Takes Two Titles

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  Alissa Humphreys has found herself on a tear to open her senior year with Stayton High School. In the 100-meter dash, she has collected three wins in five attempts and has two wins in the 200-meter dash.  All while running the 4×400 meter relay, an event that she has…

Stayton’s Bridge, McNary’s Copeland Place At John Oliver Invitational

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com INDEPENDENCE, Ore.–  Stayton’s Hope Bridge is slowly piecing together with the Eagles entering the home stretch of their 2022 season. Two days after her 5:21.35 1,500-meter race against Woodburn and Newport, the junior distance runner was back at it Friday at the John Oliver Invitational at Central High School.  Competing in…

Hooper Walks It Off For Stayton In 2-1 Victory

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  Stayton held strong in their Wednesday game against Sweet Home, hanging strong in their 2-1 win over the Huskies. Both teams traded runs in the second inning.  Sweet Home striking first with a bases-loaded walk before Conner Choate’s RBI single in the bottom of the inning knotted it up…

Rule Throws One-Hitter Against North Marion

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.–  Stayton bounced back from their first loss of the season to longtime rival Cascade on Saturday afternoon at North Marion against former Oregon West Conference-foe in the Huskies. Jessica Rule continued her dominance.  In the six innings the Eagles and North Marion played, the junior struck out 13 while…

Rule, Eagles Improve To 6-0 On Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  Jessica Rule was faced with some adversity in the Eagles 15-2 win over Newport Monday afternoon. The Cubs were beginning to time out the junior, plating two runs to break the then 10-0 and were looking to do more damage with runners on base following a Rule walk and…

Eagles Rally For Win Over Panthers

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com KEIZER, Ore.–  March Madness has made its debut on the baseball diamond as one team’s nightmarish start turned into a heartbreaking defeat for the other. It first started when Central built themselves a 6-1 lead going into the second inning.  The Panthers being patient at the plate as the Eagles surrendered…