Published: 11/1/2012 12:57:01 PM
By Nicole Watkins
For the Independent
PERRYDALE — Just how hard is it to stop Cole Weisz?
Perrydale senior Justin Cruickshank couldn’t help but let out an exasperated laugh.
Published: 11/1/2012 1:00:48 PM
JEWELL — St. Paul’s late-season woes continued on Saturday as the Bucks proved to be their own worst enemy in a 3-1 loss to rival Perrydale in the Casco League district title game at Jewell High School.
Published: 11/1/2012 1:17:10 PM
ST. PAUL — The St. Paul volleyball team brushed aside any district tournament disappointment by sweeping Mapleton 3-0 in the first round of the OSAA Class 1A state volleyball playoffs.
Published: 11/2/2012 10:49:18 PM
MOUNT ANGEL — The Kennedy football team took advantage of four Central Linn turnovers and won its first league championship since 2004 with a 14-6 victory over Central Linn on Friday.
Published: 11/6/2012 8:47:07 PM
The Woodburn boys soccer team defeated Sandy on Tuesday and is now setting its sights on Saturday's quarterfinal game.
The Bulldogs won 2-0 thanks to a penalty kick by midfielder Jesse Martin in the first half and a goal by Michael Hobson in the second half.
Published: 11/8/2012 2:06:49 PM
MOUNT ANGEL — Following a big win in round one of the OSAA Class 2A state volleyball playoffs, the Kennedy High School girls volleyball team is in uncharted waters to an extent — but head coach Staci Sprauer is hoping to change that.
Published: 11/8/2012 2:19:39 PM
ST. PAUL — Eager to get back on the court following its 3-1 loss to rival Perrydale in the district championship four days earlier, St. Paul dispatched Mapleton 3-0 in the first round of the 1A state playoffs Oct.
Published: 11/13/2012 9:28:21 PM
WOODBURN — Woodburn will play for its third consecutive state championship after beating Hood River Valley, 2-1, in the Class 5A semifinals on Tuesday evening at Woodburn High School.
Published: 11/15/2012 12:47:43 PM
REDMOND — There’s nothing like saving your best for last.
That was certainly true for St. Paul in 2012, which swooned over the final weeks of the regular season but collected itself for a deep playoff run — culminating with a third-place showing at the 1A state tournament Friday and Saturday at Ridgeview High School in Redmond.
Published: 11/15/2012 1:02:55 PM
ST. PAUL — For reasons unknown to St. Paul head coach Tony Smith, the Bucks have not performed crisply in first-round state playoff games the last five or so years.
Published: 11/15/2012 1:16:45 PM
REDMOND — It was a stellar year with great promise for the future, but over the weekend the Kennedy High School girls volleyball team saw its season come to an end.
Published: 11/15/2012 1:22:59 PM
SALEM — A record-setting offensive and defensive effort propelled the Kennedy football team into the quarterfinals after a 57-0 beating of Bonanza on Saturday at Salem Academy High School.
Published: 11/21/2012 11:29:39 AM
HILLSBORO — The Woodburn boys soccer team capped another brilliant season with a third straight state championship on Saturday at Hillsboro Stadium. The Bulldogs defeated Mountain View, 2-1, on first-half goals by Michael Hobson and Luis Rangel, and then held off a late surge from the Cougars to hold on to the victory.
Published: 11/21/2012 11:34:47 AM
WOODBURN — Year one under Nick Federico didn’t go as the coach planned, but things are starting to head in the right direction for the first-year Woodburn football coach.
Published: 11/21/2012 11:39:22 AM
MOUNT ANGEL — After playing roughly 59 minutes and 45 seconds, Saturday’s playoff football game between Kennedy and Central Linn came down to what was in effect a “sudden death” situation.
Published: 11/21/2012 11:47:44 AM
ST. PAUL — Although rain and a muddy field made for tenuous footing at best, St. Paul was crisp from start to finish in pushing Triad aside 66-18 Saturday afternoon in a 1A state quarterfinal game at the Rodeo Grounds.
Published: 11/26/2012 5:14:21 PM
SALEM — The St. Paul Buckaroos are one giant step closer to a state championship in football, thanks primarily to the team’s stellar offense.
In Saturday’s semifinal playoff matchup against the Lowell Devils, the St.
Published: 11/27/2012 11:29:50 AM
MOUNT ANGEL —Tickets are available for the first-ever Mount Angel Hall of Fame.
The event will take place Dec. 15 at St. Mary’s Parish center at 7 p.m.
Published: 11/27/2012 11:30:05 AM
AURORA — It was not a coincidence that this year’s edition of the North Marion boys soccer team won twice as many games as it did last season.
According to coach Rafael Pelaez, the players on this year’s roster made up for what they lacked in experience with a desire to improve and work as a unit.
Published: 11/27/2012 11:30:17 AM
SEVEN WOODBURN BOYS, COACH HONORED: Seven Woodburn boys soccer players received all-Mid-Willamette Conference honors recently and coach Carlos Horcos was named coach of the year in his first year at the helm of the Woodburn program.
Published: 11/27/2012 11:30:35 AM
WOODBURN — Woodburn Galindo’s Taekwondo placed first out of 40 schools at the Grand Master Legacy Cup tournament Nov. 3.
The event, which was at Mount Hood Community College, was attended by 18 Woodburn students who earned 38 medals, said coach Cenobio Galindo.