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

The Redhawk Empire: South Albany Cheerleading

Just like the New England Patriots, UConn Lady Huskies, Los Angeles Lakers, and Alabama Crimson Tide before them, there is a five time consecutive champion and a squad that has been undefeated in competition since 2015 sitting in a city of 53,221 in the heart of the Willamette Valley. The preceding facts describe the cheerleading … Continue reading The Redhawk Empire: South Albany Cheerleading

Team Spotlight: West Albany Softball

The 2019 season marked the start of a new era for the Lady Bulldogs, as West Albany High School had gotten caught up in a shuffle that ultimately sent them down to 5A from 6A, putting them in the newly formed Mid-Willamette Conference. No longer playing with Salem, Forest Grove, or McMinnville, the Lady Bulldogs … Continue reading Team Spotlight: West Albany Softball

Success In Reflection: South Salem Girls Basketball

For South Salem, the 2018-19 girls basketball season ended in a similar way if a college team were playing UConn....a thumping. Getting rolled by Beaverton led to a second round exit for the Lady Saxons, who struggled to overcome the challenge of facing a much larger task. Nonetheless, the hungry Lady Saxons entered 2020 with … Continue reading Success In Reflection: South Salem Girls Basketball

Player Spotlight: Tannica Porter, Willamette Girls Golf

Whether its a beautiful sunny day, a windy day, a cold day, warm day, etc., you will probably find Willamette High School's Tannica Porter out on a golf course somewhere. Whether she is competing for a state championship, fighting for the Junior PGA Championship, or even in a U.S Girls Junior Amateur tourney, it always … Continue reading Player Spotlight: Tannica Porter, Willamette Girls Golf