Fall Sports Preview: 4A Oregon West Conference

Each week, I will be previewing the soccer, cross country, and volleyball programs in each conference from every classification before fall sports are scheduled to start at the end of August, with a goal of getting through all of them before the start of the season. Today, I continue with the Oregon West Conference in … Continue reading Fall Sports Preview: 4A Oregon West Conference

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

Woodburn Inserts Themselves Into 4A Contention With Two Statement Victories Over South Albany and Sweet Home

Photo: Eric Watkins Sweet Home -- A week ago, the Woodburn Bulldogs were coming off a tough loss to Stayton in the SCTC Invitational Tournament, a loss that every Bulldog felt was completely avoidable. Flip to the week after, and Woodburn is riding its biggest high of the season, coming up with a Tuesday win … Continue reading Woodburn Inserts Themselves Into 4A Contention With Two Statement Victories Over South Albany and Sweet Home

Woodburn Girls End The Losing Streak, Take Down Sweet Home 49-36 To Open Conference Play

Photo: Eric Watkins Sweet Home -- Friday night opened Oregon West Conference play for the Woodburn Bulldogs and Sweet Home Huskies, two girls basketball programs looking for consistency to make a run at a state playoff berth. Woodburn entered on a four game losing streak to open the new year, while Sweet Home opened 2020 … Continue reading Woodburn Girls End The Losing Streak, Take Down Sweet Home 49-36 To Open Conference Play

Stayton Takes Down Woodburn 51-45 To Win The SCTC Boys Basketball Tournament

Photo: Eric Watkins Stayton -- Two conference foes met Saturday night in a tournament championship showdown that was destined to be a great matchup between two talented, evenly matched teams. Woodburn had a pair of challenging matches with Gladstone and Valley Catholic to reach the tournament championship, with both games coming down to the wire. … Continue reading Stayton Takes Down Woodburn 51-45 To Win The SCTC Boys Basketball Tournament

Crusader Consistency Leads Them Past Stayton At The Stayton Invitational

Photo: Eric Watkins Stayton — The Crusaders entered Saturday’s meet against Stayton, Sweet Home, Philomath, and Cascade looking for a solid meet and a potential victory. Although they only won two events total on the day, their consistency within each meet and just enough diversity at the winners spot gave them enough to overcome Stayton … Continue reading Crusader Consistency Leads Them Past Stayton At The Stayton Invitational

Crescent Valley Holds Off North Salem Behind The Trio Of Leibelt, Hamilton, And Beardsley

Photo: Eric Watkins Corvallis -- Tuesday night marked the opening night of Mid-Willamette Conference action for the Crescent Valley Raiders and North Salem Vikings. Coming off demolishing La Salle Prep on Thursday, the Raiders looked to continue their dominant offensive performance, while the Vikings looked to recover from a Friday loss to Crook County. Crescent … Continue reading Crescent Valley Holds Off North Salem Behind The Trio Of Leibelt, Hamilton, And Beardsley

Aloha Breezes Past Sprague 59-42, Split The Newberg Tournament

Photo: Eric Watkins Newberg -- Sprague and Aloha entered Saturday's matchup both needing a victory, with Sprague dropping two in a row after starting the season 2-0, and Aloha also riding a two game losing streak going into the contest. Sprague opened up the Newberg Tournament with a tight 46-37 loss to Sunset, and Aloha … Continue reading Aloha Breezes Past Sprague 59-42, Split The Newberg Tournament

After Losing To Forest Grove, Canby Knocks Off South Salem To Cap A Week Of Quality Wins

Photo: Eric Watkins Canby -- The Canby train kept rolling on Friday following their big upset of #3 Mountainside on Tuesday 51-44, with the Cougars entering the match looking for their second straight victory over a quality opponent. For the Lady Saxons, they looked to get to a winning record following their win over Glencoe … Continue reading After Losing To Forest Grove, Canby Knocks Off South Salem To Cap A Week Of Quality Wins

Jackson Grimes Leads Riverdale’s 66-63 Comeback Road Victory Against Jefferson

Jefferson -- In a battle of one loss teams, the Jefferson Lions played host to the Riverdale Mavericks from Portland on Thursday night. The Lions entered the match coming fresh off a road win against Eddyville Charter on Tuesday, while Riverdale put the hammer down on Chemawa 70-42 on Tuesday as well. After a sloppy … Continue reading Jackson Grimes Leads Riverdale’s 66-63 Comeback Road Victory Against Jefferson