Gervais Opens Their Title Defense With A Dominant Defensive Win Over East Linn Christian

Gervais -- The road for Gervais and their quest for back to back state titles tipped off on Wednesday evening against East Linn Christian. The Cougars suffered heavy losses to the roster in the offseason, prompting reasonable questioning of their place in the 2A landscape. After their destruction of East Linn, Gervais showed that they … Continue reading Gervais Opens Their Title Defense With A Dominant Defensive Win Over East Linn Christian

Ready To Rumble: Oregon’s Top Squads Hit The Mat To Begin The Winter Season

Wrestling is back ladies! Tournaments will be kicking off in Salem, Portland, Central Oregon, and Turner this week, bringing more pins, body slamming, and battles to the mat. Let's dive deep into the first week of action, taking a look at the opening tournaments and the athletes involved with each one. David Douglas Tournament Teams: … Continue reading Ready To Rumble: Oregon’s Top Squads Hit The Mat To Begin The Winter Season

“We’re Hoping To Be The First Team To Win State In School History”: Going From Losing Record To Final Four, Now Riverdale Wants A Blue Trophy

Life is difficult in the Lewis and Clark League, especially in soccer. When you have the two best teams in 3A/2A/1A stationed at the top of the conference, it makes any type of attempt to conquer the castle almost impossible. "We play in a hard league," says Reese Cagann, Senior captain. "That is always a … Continue reading “We’re Hoping To Be The First Team To Win State In School History”: Going From Losing Record To Final Four, Now Riverdale Wants A Blue Trophy

Sleek Sutherlin: The Molding Of Chemistry, Trust, And Expectation Brings The Bulldogs To The Best Finish In School History

Sutherlin -- It all came to a close on a floor in Corvallis: The Sutherlin Bulldogs finished state runner-up to the Burns Highlanders, who had just defeated them to win their second consecutive state title. Heartbreak? Sure. A wanting of that blue trophy? Oh yes. However, Sutherlin had ultimately accomplished the mission of Coach Kathy … Continue reading Sleek Sutherlin: The Molding Of Chemistry, Trust, And Expectation Brings The Bulldogs To The Best Finish In School History

Wholehearted Whiteman: A Look Into The Golden Age Of Woodburn Soccer And The Woman Leading The Charge

Woodburn -- Unlike their male counterparts, Woodburn has struggled to become an established program throughout their soccer history, which have been defined by a mix of mediocrity and being in the cellar. In the 2017-18 season, the Bulldogs got a new coach, one who had been doing work with soccer at a local middle school … Continue reading Wholehearted Whiteman: A Look Into The Golden Age Of Woodburn Soccer And The Woman Leading The Charge

Salem Academy Blows Past Gaston, Win Their First State Title Since 1995

Redmond -- They dropped their first two games of the season to 3A Catlin Gabel and Horizon Christian, but entered the 2A state championship on Saturday night riding a 26 game winning streak. The Salem Academy Crusaders came to Redmond as the heavy favorite, with Gaston coming in looking to pull an upset and make … Continue reading Salem Academy Blows Past Gaston, Win Their First State Title Since 1995

North Douglas Neutralizes St. Paul To Win Their First State Title In School History

Redmond -- Entering into Saturday's championship, the North Douglas Warriors had one mission in mind: Bring home their first state title. They'd finished runner-up back in 2016 and 1984, but those were the closest things they had to winning a state title in program history. St. Paul entered looking for a three peat, with the … Continue reading North Douglas Neutralizes St. Paul To Win Their First State Title In School History

Predicting The Entire Soccer State Playoffs And Champions

Just like their volleyball sisters, soccer is going full blown playoff mode across all classes starting on Tuesday! Like I did with the other two fall sports, I will be unleashing my whole playoff prediction of every class in soccer and picking the state champions in each one! The winners will be highlighted in BOLD. … Continue reading Predicting The Entire Soccer State Playoffs And Champions

Predicting The Cross Country State Championships

District meet results finally wrapped on Saturday morning, officially locking in our state championship field for Saturday at Lane Community College in Eugene. There's lots to understand about this, so I will have a thorough breakdown of the teams there and the individuals who qualified separate of their teams, then make my final predictions for … Continue reading Predicting The Cross Country State Championships