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

Jesuit Girls Lacrosse Tells The Story Of The 2019 Dream Season

Every champion has that team that always stands in their way, battles them the hardest, and pushes them to their brink. For Jesuit, they almost didn't have a chance to play that team, as they faced a champions style performance in the state semifinals. However, that semifinal test against Lincoln set them up for success … Continue reading Jesuit Girls Lacrosse Tells The Story Of The 2019 Dream Season

Home, Sweet Home: An In-Depth Look Into Some Of The Young Women Leading Husky Softball

Sweet Home is what I would call your typical rural, agricultural town: Country music, camouflage, pickup trucks, conservative....just a prideful, quiet, tight-knit small town where everyone knows each other, where farming and agriculture reign supreme, and home to the Sweet Home Huskies. The Sweet Home Huskies are coming off back to back 4A quarterfinals appearances, … Continue reading Home, Sweet Home: An In-Depth Look Into Some Of The Young Women Leading Husky Softball

Building Blocks: McKay’s Track Captains Talk Building On The 2019 Season In 2020

In their program history, McKay Track has had four individual state champions: Linda Schill (1999), Kristin Hall (1999), Brooklyn Icalia (2000), and Susannah Philbrick (2013). These four are the highlights of McKay's track history, which seems to be on a small rise after sending Senior Shay Coons to the state championships in 2019. While we … Continue reading Building Blocks: McKay’s Track Captains Talk Building On The 2019 Season In 2020