At Grant, The Widening Gap Of Treatment Towards Softball Ends Up In A Federal Lawsuit

Portland -- In a recently filed federal lawsuit which mirrors that of the 2016 Lake Oswego Softball lawsuit, Grant High School softball has finally had enough of delayed upgrades to their facility, ones that have been promised but unfulfilled. According to the lawsuit, part of Grant High School's $138 million renovation was to include the … Continue reading At Grant, The Widening Gap Of Treatment Towards Softball Ends Up In A Federal Lawsuit

An Inside Look Into Burns Run To The 3A Volleyball State Title

On a Saturday in the middle of April, some of the best teams and athletes from 1A to 4A competed in volleyball, soccer, and cross country state championships. While I was in Pleasant Hill covering the 4A state championship, something special was occurring ten miles away at Creswell High School. A team, one that finished … Continue reading An Inside Look Into Burns Run To The 3A Volleyball State Title

Roseburg High School Being Investigated By Oregon DOE Over Title IX Complaint

Roseburg — In information obtained by Elite Oregon Girls in a public records request, it has been discovered that Roseburg High School is currently under investigation by the Oregon Department of Education’s Civil Rights Division. The investigation stems from a Title IX complaint filed earlier this year, which alleges “discrimination based on gender indicating a … Continue reading Roseburg High School Being Investigated By Oregon DOE Over Title IX Complaint

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

Teaching Unknowingly: How Woodburn Taught A Stranger About Love, Support, And Looking Beyond Distorted Reality

It took me months to whip up the courage to write this, weeks to calm the nerves and fears of writing this, and a few hours to come up with the title for this. I've been flirting with writing this for a few months, but wasn't sure exactly how to approach this since its more … Continue reading Teaching Unknowingly: How Woodburn Taught A Stranger About Love, Support, And Looking Beyond Distorted Reality

Reflecting On Churchill’s 2020 Basketball Success

It was the season that wasn't ending with a Cinderella shoe for any team in the 4A, 5A, and 6A classes of basketball, with the worldwide coronavirus pandemic washing out any potential championship to begin the new decade's winter and spring sports seasons. For the Churchill Lancers, their pursuit was extinguished right before the storm … Continue reading Reflecting On Churchill’s 2020 Basketball Success