Philomath Bullies Jesuit, Stanfield Seizes The BMC Race, West Albany Solidifies 5A #1, La Pine And Dallas Post Strong Days

Welcome to the Week 4 volleyball headliners from another crazy weekend of tournament and league action. South Albany hosted the State Preview with Jesuit and other powers, Oregon City and Westview hosted tournaments, and other action that fell in the cracks of our attention on Saturday. Here are the headliners from Week 4 weekend action..... … Continue reading Philomath Bullies Jesuit, Stanfield Seizes The BMC Race, West Albany Solidifies 5A #1, La Pine And Dallas Post Strong Days

West Albany Shows Muscle, Sisters Beats Valley Catholic, Sprague’s Turnaround, Mazama And Bend Take Medford

Spectators getting banned in Portland and Lake Oswego, COVID forcing teams from tri-meets to tournaments at the last minute or forcing them out all together, and tourneys from Powder Valley to Sisters to Medford. Welcome to the fourth week of volleyball season and it has much to discuss from across the state, which will be … Continue reading West Albany Shows Muscle, Sisters Beats Valley Catholic, Sprague’s Turnaround, Mazama And Bend Take Medford

Cross Country: Siuslaw Edges Philomath, Betts And Swain Double Dip, Franklin Takes OC Invite, Corvallis Smashes 5A Times

On the first rainy day of the fall season, it made for a wet and muddy scene at the Oregon City Invitational and Northwest Classic 2021 in Eugene. These were the next round of major meets for the cross country scene, which has started to take shape after the Ash Creek Festival last weekend in … Continue reading Cross Country: Siuslaw Edges Philomath, Betts And Swain Double Dip, Franklin Takes OC Invite, Corvallis Smashes 5A Times

Down For The Count, #3 Crescent Valley Sheds Their Youth And Stuns #7 Silverton On The Road

Silverton -- Being talented and full of high expectations doesn't mean completely annihilating your opponents. In fact, it could actually mean needing some experience and perhaps another talented team punching you in the mouth to get you back in reality, get you a challenge, get you a turning point, etc.. For #3 Crescent Valley, youth … Continue reading Down For The Count, #3 Crescent Valley Sheds Their Youth And Stuns #7 Silverton On The Road

Third Time The Charm? Marist Sure Thinks So

Eugene -- Two years ago, Marist entered the 4A State Championship as the favorite against Woodburn, but were uprooted by the Bulldogs 1-0. This Spring, they entered as the favorite facing North Marion, but ultimately fell in penalty kicks for their second consecutive state runner-up finish. Now sitting once again as the favorites for the … Continue reading Third Time The Charm? Marist Sure Thinks So

Inside The Rise Of Crescent Valley Volleyball And Their 5A Earthquake

Corvallis — The Crescent Valley Raiders were nothing more than an honorable mention on the 5A Volleyball poll to start the 2021 season, a program coming off a two win season just a few short months ago. To the media and landscape at large, they weren't worthy of the hype of teams like West Albany … Continue reading Inside The Rise Of Crescent Valley Volleyball And Their 5A Earthquake

Weekend Volleyball: Crescent Valley Rocks 5A, McNary Proves Themselves, North Clackamas Christian Challenges St. Paul, Cascade Makes Their Mark

There is much to discuss after a jam packed Saturday of action across the state! With so much to discuss, there are only so many storylines that can be highlighted in such a small window. Here are some of those from a Saturday full of tournaments: Here Comes The Crescent Valley Train Jump aboard or … Continue reading Weekend Volleyball: Crescent Valley Rocks 5A, McNary Proves Themselves, North Clackamas Christian Challenges St. Paul, Cascade Makes Their Mark

Ash Creek: Summit Wins Round 1 With Jesuit, Ashland Impresses, Siuslaw Makes Their Season Debut, Crescent Valley’s Freshman Anchor

Monmouth -- Western Oregon University hosted the annual Ash Creek XC Festival after a year hiatus due to COVID. This year's event featured three powerhouses making their season debut: Jesuit, Summit, Siuslaw, along with a number of teams looking to find their place in the pecking order at such a large event. Cross Country Titans … Continue reading Ash Creek: Summit Wins Round 1 With Jesuit, Ashland Impresses, Siuslaw Makes Their Season Debut, Crescent Valley’s Freshman Anchor

Marist Three-Way: Crook County Shows Their 5A Legitimacy, Marist And Hidden Valley Are Mystery Machines

Eugene -- Another interesting set of teams got together on Thursday in Eugene for a three way volleyball meet: Crook County Cowgirls, Hidden Valley Mustangs, and the host Marist Spartans. The Cowgirls entered the meet looking to tighten the controls on their game and find their rhythm, coming off a beating on Saturday at the … Continue reading Marist Three-Way: Crook County Shows Their 5A Legitimacy, Marist And Hidden Valley Are Mystery Machines

Woodburn and Crescent Valley Draw In A Battle of 5A vs 4A Contender

Woodburn -- An early season showdown of contenders in 5A and 4A soccer this season went down on Tuesday in Woodburn, featuring the Crescent Valley Raiders of the Mid-Willamette Conference and defending 5A champions, and the Woodburn Bulldogs, who won the 2019 4A title. For Woodburn, it was their season opener and first test of … Continue reading Woodburn and Crescent Valley Draw In A Battle of 5A vs 4A Contender