An Alston-Alfano Connection Puts McNary In A Playoff Berth, Their First Since 2017, And Eliminate Mountain View On Senior Night

Keizer -- The biggest game of the season for the Mountain View and McNary soccer programs took place on Wednesday afternoon in Keizer, two teams with a free fall 0-5 conference record this season, but yet still finding themselves on the brink of a playoff spot in a crowded 6A field. This game presented itself … Continue reading An Alston-Alfano Connection Puts McNary In A Playoff Berth, Their First Since 2017, And Eliminate Mountain View On Senior Night

Miss Us? Sweet Home Sweeps #1 Sisters, Remind 4A Of Their Queen Status

Sweet Home -- Welcome back Huskies, its been an odd season without having y'all rolling past everyone. Yes 4A, they are still the defending state champions and are relevant, sorry to shatter your hopes for the playoffs this season. Their 7-4 record entering Thursday isn't reflective of the retooling happening down in the friendly confines … Continue reading Miss Us? Sweet Home Sweeps #1 Sisters, Remind 4A Of Their Queen Status

Wisniewski Takes The Harrier Classic, Thorsett Outraces Williams In Bend, Philomath Takes Down Siuslaw, South Eugene Wins In Albany

We're near the halfway point of the season, which means teams are starting to travel out of state for meets and things are starting to heat up across the cross country landscape. Here are some headliners from cross country this week: Wisniewski Is Victorious Again Add another dub to the short career of Emily Wisniewski, … Continue reading Wisniewski Takes The Harrier Classic, Thorsett Outraces Williams In Bend, Philomath Takes Down Siuslaw, South Eugene Wins In Albany

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

Through Their Gameplay, Size, and Track Record, #3 Bend Is A 6A Title Contender

West Salem -- Can Bend legitimately challenge Jesuit while wrestling with Central Catholic and West Linn for a 6A state title? The Lava Bears themselves have said they can, their local reporters in Bend say they can, and a thorough review of their gameplay, size, and other variables say that they can. So yes, the … Continue reading Through Their Gameplay, Size, and Track Record, #3 Bend Is A 6A Title Contender

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

Small School Volleyball: 2A Contender…Grant Union?, Burns Wins In Lakeview, Powder Valley Returns To Form, Santiam Christian’s Freshman Stars

Lots of volleyball occurred over the weekend in all pockets of the state, which included our small schools getting together for some early season competition. Here are some of the highlights from a packed weekend of small school volleyball. Grant Union Follows Up The Talk, Stuns Crane With a seasoned senior core, the Prospectors have … Continue reading Small School Volleyball: 2A Contender…Grant Union?, Burns Wins In Lakeview, Powder Valley Returns To Form, Santiam Christian’s Freshman Stars

Mountain View Tournament: Bend Makes Their Case, Redmond’s Strong Start, Sheldon and South Albany’s Mixed Debut

Bend -- On Friday, Mountain View High School hosted a tournament to open the 2021 season with a decent group of teams on the docket. There were a few notable observations from the tourney, a couple strong impressions and a couple more interesting notes. The Lava Bears Are Demanding Respect The best team at the … Continue reading Mountain View Tournament: Bend Makes Their Case, Redmond’s Strong Start, Sheldon and South Albany’s Mixed Debut

Ridgeview Holds Off Cottage Grove 45-37 To Win The SCTC Tournament Girls Championship

Photo: Eric Watkins Stayton -- 5A's Ridgeview faced off with 4A foe Cottage Grove on Saturday night in the SCTC Tournament Girls Bracket Championship at Stayton High School. Entering the evening, both schools had completely different paths in terms of difficulty to the championship match. Ridgeview torched Warrenton 42-19 and defeated host Stayton 40-31 Friday … Continue reading Ridgeview Holds Off Cottage Grove 45-37 To Win The SCTC Tournament Girls Championship

“It Was Go Time And We Came Out With A Bunch Of Fire”, Summit Clinches A Share Of The Mountain Valley Conference Title

West Salem -- It wasn't pretty, it wasn't smooth, but the Summit Storm did what they came to do Thursday night at West Salem High School. The Lady Titans, a squad that has been up and down all conference long, pushed the Storm to their brink in the match but ultimately Summit walked away with … Continue reading “It Was Go Time And We Came Out With A Bunch Of Fire”, Summit Clinches A Share Of The Mountain Valley Conference Title