Team Focus: Woodburn Girls Basketball

Woodburn -- The first year of the Taylor Belmont era in Woodburn featured progress in the win column, as the Lady Bulldogs doubled their win total from the previous two seasons combined, finishing with a 4-19 record. While that record may not look good, its the start of a hopeful trend upward for Coach Belmont … Continue reading Team Focus: Woodburn Girls Basketball

Team Spotlight: Seniors Talk About The Team Lighting Sprague’s Torch

Inside the athletic hallway at Sprague High School, there is a collection of state championship placements, with each individual team accomplishment having their own trophy. In the assortment of those trophies, one that says 2018 Class 6A Volleyball State Runner-Up sits among them. That trophy is a reminder of the magic, accomplishment, and memories of … Continue reading Team Spotlight: Seniors Talk About The Team Lighting Sprague’s Torch

Team Spotlight: Lori Ramsay, The Woman Bringing Stability And Expectation To Scio Volleyball

Scio — New Scio Head Coach Lori Ramsay has quite a local legacy in the Willamette Valley. A collegiate All-American at Western Oregon, Ramsay played for Marshfield High School in Coos Bay and has worked for the Oregon Youth Authority for a month shy of 24 years, helping youth that have made bad choices in … Continue reading Team Spotlight: Lori Ramsay, The Woman Bringing Stability And Expectation To Scio Volleyball

Team Spotlight: Scio Volleyball Through The Lens Of The Loggers Seniors

Scio -- Autumn has suddenly slammed the Willamette Valley, bringing cool temperatures and that fall feeling in the air. Inside Scio High School, its warm from the body heat of the Loggers hard at work in preparation for their match against Dayton, coming five days after their biggest victory of the year against the Amity … Continue reading Team Spotlight: Scio Volleyball Through The Lens Of The Loggers Seniors

Team Spotlight: Saxon and USC Alum Whitney Pitalo, The Brains Behind West Salem Girls Soccer

West Salem -- New West Salem Head Coach Whitney Pitalo has quite the resume to go along with her local connection. Coach Pitalo started her playing days growing up through the system at South Salem High School, playing for youth club soccer in Salem. "I fell in love with soccer pretty young", Pitalo told me, … Continue reading Team Spotlight: Saxon and USC Alum Whitney Pitalo, The Brains Behind West Salem Girls Soccer

Team Spotlight: A Players Insight On West Salem Girls Soccer, As Told By The Seniors

West Salem -- The wind howls on the sides of a well designed field at West Salem High School, making it only lightly windy on such a dreary evening of weather inside the Black Hole. The rain had stopped for a bit and the sun was trying to peak out over the wet ground, but … Continue reading Team Spotlight: A Players Insight On West Salem Girls Soccer, As Told By The Seniors