Fall Sports Preview: 3A Cross Country

Photo: Rockne Roll/Oregonian With 3A/2A/1A being combined in the cross country category, alongside soccer, I'll be previewing them as a classification for those two sports, with my preview starting in cross country. Defending champion Burns prevails from the 3A classification, where they torched the field by 67 points en route to their first state championship … Continue reading Fall Sports Preview: 3A Cross Country

Fall Sports Preview: 4A Oregon West Conference

Each week, I will be previewing the soccer, cross country, and volleyball programs in each conference from every classification before fall sports are scheduled to start at the end of August, with a goal of getting through all of them before the start of the season. Today, I continue with the Oregon West Conference in … Continue reading Fall Sports Preview: 4A Oregon West Conference

Fall Sports Preview: 5A Intermountain Conference

Each week, I will be previewing the soccer, cross country, and volleyball programs in each conference from every classification before fall sports are scheduled to start at the end of August, with a goal of getting through all of them before the start of the season. Today, I continue with the Intermountain Conference in 5A... … Continue reading Fall Sports Preview: 5A Intermountain Conference

Fall Sports Preview: 6A Portland Interscholastic League

Each week, I will be previewing the soccer, cross country, and volleyball programs in each conference from every classification before fall sports are scheduled to start at the end of August, with a goal of getting through all of them before the start of the season. Today, I start with the Portland Interscholastic League in … Continue reading Fall Sports Preview: 6A Portland Interscholastic League

After Conquering OES, Catlin Gabel Goes For Back To Back Championships in 2020

Last season was a breaking chains moment and overcoming a massive hurdle that has dogged Catlin Gabel for years.....beating Oregon Episcopal School in the state championship game. For four years, OES had Catlin Gabel's number in the state title game, always finding ways to keep the Eagles from breaking through and taking home the gold … Continue reading After Conquering OES, Catlin Gabel Goes For Back To Back Championships in 2020

Walking With Warriors

The 2020 girls basketball season was one of astronomic hopes and aspirations for Philomath, who were coming into the year looking for redemption from a semifinal loss in 2019. The train was running full steam down the tracks, hitting an occasional bump in the track, but otherwise unbothered by their stingy and hard fighting opponents. … Continue reading Walking With Warriors

A Huge Fourth Inning Plows Oregon Thunder Sahlfeld/Eastman 18U To The Stars Bracket Championship Over FP Fire 16U

West Salem -- As Oregon Thunder's Alivia Eastman put it, "We came out and got punched in the mouth to start the game. The Thunder's path to the Stars Bracket Championship wasn't the smoothest in the title game, especially when your opponent comes out with an inside-the-park home run and another dinger on back to … Continue reading A Huge Fourth Inning Plows Oregon Thunder Sahlfeld/Eastman 18U To The Stars Bracket Championship Over FP Fire 16U

Rage On: Tigers Rage 14U Take Down Lady Dragons 14U And Nighthawks 14U To Win The 14U Gold Division Title

Newberg -- Entering Sunday's semifinal, Tiger Rage 14U allowed only one run in their 5-1 and 21-0 wins in pool play, showing flashes of strength entering their showdown with the Dallas Lady Dragons, who fought hard with Hub City and blew out NW Mayhem. Tiger Rage drew first blood against Dallas, scoring on a dropped … Continue reading Rage On: Tigers Rage 14U Take Down Lady Dragons 14U And Nighthawks 14U To Win The 14U Gold Division Title

Ten Strikeouts From Dominique Bouska, A Third Inning Run Explosion Power Lady Titans 14U To A 10-1 Win Over Hub City

Keizer -- On the opening night of games for the National UFO Weekend Tournament, the West Salem Lady Titans 14U team faced up against Hub City 14U from West Albany on Thursday Night in Keizer. Lady Titans Ace Dominique Bouska kicked off the game in style, setting the tone with three strikeouts and a walk … Continue reading Ten Strikeouts From Dominique Bouska, A Third Inning Run Explosion Power Lady Titans 14U To A 10-1 Win Over Hub City