Salem Academy Makes Quick Work Of Willamina, Clinch A State Quarterfinal Appearance For The Third Year In A Row

Salem -- The Salem Academy Crusaders entered Saturday on fire, having gone undefeated since losing to #1 Santiam Christian 3-2 in a tournament on October 12th. They were looking to make it back to the state tournament for a third straight year, where they had been tripped up against Vale and Blanchet Catholic, but went … Continue reading Salem Academy Makes Quick Work Of Willamina, Clinch A State Quarterfinal Appearance For The Third Year In A Row

CANBY CHAOS: The Cougars Secure Their First State Tournament Appearance Since 2009 With The Upset Of Sprague

Salem -- Chaos is the only word to describe the Canby Cougars and their community, just absolute chaos. The community has endured through years of being down in the dumps, and were delivered the blow of one of their own student-athletes fighting a cancer battle. Regardless, the Cougars gained attention and momentum this year with … Continue reading CANBY CHAOS: The Cougars Secure Their First State Tournament Appearance Since 2009 With The Upset Of Sprague

McMinnville Breezes Past Lake Oswego To Advance In The 6A Playoffs, Face #2 Central Catholic Next

McMinnville -- In the first round of the 6A Volleyball State Playoffs on Wednesday in McMinnville, the Grizzlies hosted the Lakers of Lake Oswego in their first round matchup with the winner playing either Central Catholic or McNary on Saturday. On paper this game was expected to be a tightly contested one, but things simply … Continue reading McMinnville Breezes Past Lake Oswego To Advance In The 6A Playoffs, Face #2 Central Catholic Next

The Top Ranked Buckaroos Win Another CASCO League Championship

Independence -- Somethings just never get old, especially winning another championship of the conference variety or the "Big One" in Redmond. For the Buckaroos, they have absolutely dominated the Oregon competition, allowing only three set victories this season to teams within the State of Oregon. On Saturday afternoon, St. Paul continued their tear against the … Continue reading The Top Ranked Buckaroos Win Another CASCO League Championship

Crosshill Christian Takes Third At The CASCO League Tournament

Independence -- Saturday was a day to put an exclamation point on the season for Crosshill Christian, giving them some momentum heading into the state playoffs on Wednesday and a chance at winning the CASCO League Tournament Championship. The day didn't quite turn into a magical one for the Eagles, who fell 17-25, 25-19, 21-25, … Continue reading Crosshill Christian Takes Third At The CASCO League Tournament

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

“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

Defending 3A Champ Santiam Christian Takes Down Cascade Christian For The Tournament Title

Adair Village — A few hours after winning their top four matchup against #4 Salem Academy, #1 Santiam Christian squared off with #10 Cascade Christian with the tournament championship up for grabs. Cascade Christian knocked off Horizon Christian in the 1 PM matchup 25-22, 23-25, 25-4, 25-21. Santiam Christian Takes The First Two Sets After … Continue reading Defending 3A Champ Santiam Christian Takes Down Cascade Christian For The Tournament Title

#4 Salem Academy Takes Third Place Over Horizon Christian At The Santiam Christian Tournament

Adair Village — At the Santiam Christian Tournament on Saturday, #4 Salem Academy squared off with Horizon Christian in the third place matchup. Earlier in the day, Salem Academy fell to #1 Santiam Christian in a five set battle and Horizon Christian lost to #10 Cascade Christian in four sets. Salem Academy Breezes Through The … Continue reading #4 Salem Academy Takes Third Place Over Horizon Christian At The Santiam Christian Tournament

Sweet Revenge: Scio Avenges Their Earlier Loss To Blanchet Catholic

Scio — Coming off back to back losses to Yamhill-Carlton and Salem Academy, the Loggers entered Wednesday’s rematch against Blanchet Catholic in need of a victory to turnaround their quickly drifting ship. For Blanchet, they attempted to avoid their third consecutive loss after a 3-0 start to conference play. Prior To My Arrival Scio and … Continue reading Sweet Revenge: Scio Avenges Their Earlier Loss To Blanchet Catholic