Brady Brock’s Breakout Score, Ennis’s Clutch Pick Send The Comets To The State Championship

Eugene -- Unlike the game that proceeded them, the night cap of a doubleheader at Autzen Stadium found itself tangled in a crazy swing of mistakes, emotions, and big plays. In the end, only one team could win between two teams that were hungry for a crack to play Thurston, and that privilege has been … Continue reading Brady Brock’s Breakout Score, Ennis’s Clutch Pick Send The Comets To The State Championship

Thurston Rolls Silverton 44-14, Go For Their Second Straight State Title

Eugene -- Thurston entered Autzen Stadium on Saturday morning with a mission, a mission to win back to back state championships. Although they hung around for a bit, Silverton eventually fell apart and Thurston is only a single step away from a chance to make their mission a reality after rolling the Foxes on Saturday … Continue reading Thurston Rolls Silverton 44-14, Go For Their Second Straight State Title

DYNASTY: Woodburn Boys Mark Their Fourth Straight State Championship With Revenge Against Stayton

Hillsboro -- It doesn't matter whether you won or lost in the regular season, all that matters is how you finish in the playoffs. Woodburn came into Saturday 0-2 against conference foe Stayton, with the Eagles finding victories against the Bulldogs in the regular season, but as Woodburn proved it doesn't matter how the season … Continue reading DYNASTY: Woodburn Boys Mark Their Fourth Straight State Championship With Revenge Against Stayton

Start Of A Dynasty? Woodburn Girls Soccer Wins Their First State Championship 1-0 Over Marist

Hillsboro -- The story tale ending is complete, but could this be the start of a long book of success for Woodburn girls soccer? The Bulldogs faced a preseason overhaul courtesy of massive roster turnover from last season, featuring them getting torched by rival North Marion 7-0 to start this season. However, as players became … Continue reading Start Of A Dynasty? Woodburn Girls Soccer Wins Their First State Championship 1-0 Over Marist

Back To Back: Cornered Crescent Valley Wins Two Straight Titles With A PK Victory Over Wilsonville

Hillsboro -- Crescent Valley found themselves in a very unusual situation in Saturday's state championship: Being cornered and outplayed in every faucet of the game. Wilsonville entered Saturday the underdogs, but they sent a forceful message by controlling the entire state championship, up until the time when they could no longer control their opponent....penalty kicks. … Continue reading Back To Back: Cornered Crescent Valley Wins Two Straight Titles With A PK Victory Over Wilsonville

STATE FINALISTS: Woodburn Girls Soccer Advances To The State Finals For The First Time In Program History

Woodburn -- The energy was high, the atmosphere electric, bragging rights on the line, only a rival stands between you and a crack at the state championship. For Woodburn, they might have been playing on their own field, but it felt more like a road game for the Bulldogs. North Marion packed the house as … Continue reading STATE FINALISTS: Woodburn Girls Soccer Advances To The State Finals For The First Time In Program History

From Preseason Overhaul To The State Semifinals: Woodburn Meets A Familiar Rival In The Biggest Match Of Their Rivalry History

Woodburn -- Talking to Head Coach Andrea Whiteman before their biggest practice of the season, Coach Whiteman seemed to look puzzled and wanting an explanation when I told her that I was surprised Woodburn made it to the state semifinals. She granted me mercy when I explained I hadn't seen them play since the summer, … Continue reading From Preseason Overhaul To The State Semifinals: Woodburn Meets A Familiar Rival In The Biggest Match Of Their Rivalry History

Tested Lady Titans Ride On The Backs Of Knoll, Alexander, And McDougal To Clinch A Spot In The Semifinals

Sherwood -- Facing a rematch with the Bowmen, West Salem entered Saturday night hungry to advance to the state semifinals, but they would need to maneuver around a talented Bowmen squad with a strong defense that tested the Lady Titans offensive powerhouse in every way possible. However, backed by experienced goalkeeper Abby Knoll and with … Continue reading Tested Lady Titans Ride On The Backs Of Knoll, Alexander, And McDougal To Clinch A Spot In The Semifinals

Churchill Seizes Offensive Control, Push Their Way Into The State Semifinals 3-1 Against Corvallis

Corvallis -- In Saturday's state quarterfinal matchup between the Churchill Lancers and Corvallis Spartans, the Lancers entered looking to continue their push to back to back state championship appearances. However, they would have to maneuver past a stiff Spartans defense to accomplish it, and their offensive control provided them enough opportunities to overcome the challenge … Continue reading Churchill Seizes Offensive Control, Push Their Way Into The State Semifinals 3-1 Against Corvallis

Fog Bowl 2019: West Salem Punches A Trip To The State Quarterfinals After A Fog Bowl Shutout

West Salem -- Weather can play a factor into any outside sporting event whether it be rain, snow, hail, sleet, rain/snow mix, etc., but Tuesday night presented a new type of weather challenge that many fans, media, and players have never experienced.....fog. We aren't talked like a nice dim fog during a beautiful sunrise, were … Continue reading Fog Bowl 2019: West Salem Punches A Trip To The State Quarterfinals After A Fog Bowl Shutout