Is Jesuit Beatable? Its Looking More And More Realistic

The unstoppable dynasty in the soccer and volleyball landscape: The Jesuit Crusaders. The dynasty that has shattered so many dreams, rolled so many teams, and just dominate every living thing in their path like a nuclear bomb. As it currently stands, their volleyball team hasn't lost a non-tournament game since September 19th, 2019 against Mountainside. … Continue reading Is Jesuit Beatable? Its Looking More And More Realistic

La Salle Storms Back Against Bend, Tualatin’s Feat, Beaverton Starts 8-0, Tri-Valley Conference Upsets, Dayton’s Strong Start

Sunday marks our first full month into the fall season, and more or less a full month in, we've learned a lot while becoming more confused into other areas. Nonetheless, plenty was to be discussed after our latest week of action and here are some of the headliners from it.... La Salle Prep's Comeback To … Continue reading La Salle Storms Back Against Bend, Tualatin’s Feat, Beaverton Starts 8-0, Tri-Valley Conference Upsets, Dayton’s Strong Start

If Injuries Subside, #4 Sutherlin Might Challenge Catlin Gabel For A State Title

Sutherlin -- The shortened Spring campaign showed the potential of a young Bulldog team, who threw up 78 goals in 11 games but ultimately got blown out in the state semifinals by eventual state champion St. Mary's Medford. Almost 60% of their entire offensive output came off the leg of star Jadyn Vermillion, who is … Continue reading If Injuries Subside, #4 Sutherlin Might Challenge Catlin Gabel For A State Title

With An Improved Defense, McNary Is Turning The Tide With Program Success

Keizer -- At the Salem-Keizer Soccer Jamboree, I made it clear the need for McNary to show an improved defensive front in order to compete this season in an improved Mountain Valley Conference. Their offensive potential has never been in question, but the defense was a massive question mark, and the Celtics have responded after … Continue reading With An Improved Defense, McNary Is Turning The Tide With Program Success

Gervais Is Victorious For The First Time Since 2018 With A 2-0 Dub Over #8 Blanchet Catholic

Gervais -- In an early candidate for the chain breaking moment of the fall season, the Gervais Cougars defeated #8 Blanchet Catholic 2-0 to win their first match since a 1-0 win over Amity on October 10th, 2018. For everyone on the roster, it was the first time they were able to do a victory … Continue reading Gervais Is Victorious For The First Time Since 2018 With A 2-0 Dub Over #8 Blanchet Catholic

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

Majestic McKay: The Royal Scots Are Finding Success After Years As a Conference Doormat

Salem -- It was only recently that whenever a Mountain Valley Conference team entered conference action, they would go to the right and redeem their dub over McKay, the doormat of the Salem-Bend conference. However, in their first four games of the 2021 season, the Royal Scots are showing that they aren't the team they … Continue reading Majestic McKay: The Royal Scots Are Finding Success After Years As a Conference Doormat

Hats Off Rhyli: A Hat Trick From Rhyli Grim Gets #3 Gladstone A 3-0 Dub At #4 Valley Catholic

Beaverton -- Its been well known for awhile that 4A is chasing #1 Marist this season....again, which has has a number of teams jousting for the ability to stake their claim to challenge the Spartans for the state title. Tuesday presented two more teams wanting their crack at a resume building win, #3 Gladstone Gladiators … Continue reading Hats Off Rhyli: A Hat Trick From Rhyli Grim Gets #3 Gladstone A 3-0 Dub At #4 Valley Catholic

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

Week 2 Soccer: North Eugene’s Time Is Now, McKay’s Hot Start, Sutherlin Isn’t Losing A Step

Unlike volleyball and cross country, soccer still isn't quite in full swing for everyone in the state but still provides enough to dissect and highlight some teams. Week 2 provided plenty of observations, with many being pretty bloc standard but some are unexpected or surprising nonetheless. Here are some of the highlights from Week 2 … Continue reading Week 2 Soccer: North Eugene’s Time Is Now, McKay’s Hot Start, Sutherlin Isn’t Losing A Step