Published: 10/1/2012 2:57:49 PM
WOODBURN — By the end of the game, the scoreboard read 4-4,
but it was clear one team felt it had lost and the other had won.
On the Woodburn sidelines, there were faces of utter
surprise, dejection, disappointment.
Published: 10/2/2012 12:15:29 PM
— With eight straight wins over Tri-River Conference opponents, it might be
easy for the Kennedy volleyball team to start looking too far ahead.
Published: 10/2/2012 12:18:26 PM
STAYTON — On Saturday, the North Marion
cross country team had an excellent showing at the six-team Stayton
Invitational with five runners placing in the top 10.
Published: 10/2/2012 12:20:07 PM
ST. PAUL — The
Lady Bucks picked up a pair of wins last week to remain unbeaten in Casco
League play this season.
defeated Falls City
3-1 on Sept.
Published: 10/2/2012 12:21:04 PM
GERVAIS — The Cougars split a pair of key West Valley League matches
last week, but remain in a tie for third place in the league standings.
Gervais (7-4, 4-3) opened the week with a 3-1 loss to Amity,
but swept Sheridan 3-0 on the road
Thursday, led by a big night from senior Maya Jaramillo.
Published: 10/3/2012 11:13:20 AM
WOODBURN — The Woodburn Eagles Lodge is helping raise funds
for the Woodburn High
School football team during Sunday afternoon NFL
Every Sunday in October from 3
Published: 10/4/2012 10:26:40 AM
SALEM — Woodburn
High School graduate Juan Castillo
was an honorable mention as the men’s soccer offensive player of the week in
the Cascade Collegiate Conference.
Published: 10/3/2012 11:14:13 AM
AURORA — The
North Marion football team probably never wants to hear the name Devin
The star receiver of Madras
was a threat in all aspects of the game, tallying 194 all-purpose yards and
three touchdowns to power the visiting White Buffaloes to a 46-18 win against
the Huskies on Friday night at North Marion high School.
Published: 10/3/2012 11:13:41 AM
The Kennedy football team didn’t even have to play a game
last week to take a big jump up in the OSAA rankings.
Despite an overall record of 1-3, the Trojans moved up six
spots to second in the OSAA rankings by virtue of strength of schedule.
Published: 10/3/2012 11:14:25 AM
WOODBURN — Victory was within Woodburn’s grasp Friday night,
but a 22-point fourth-quarter burst by Lebanon
turned an otherwise close game into a lopsided affair.
Published: 10/4/2012 12:11:25 PM
Christian Parr was the lone North Marion runner to place
in the top 10 at the Star City X Classic, held Wednesday at Corban
The Huskies’ junior placed fifth in the 5,000-meter race
with a time of 18 minutes, 16 seconds.
Published: 10/4/2012 12:29:39 PM
JEWELL — The St. Paul volleyball team swept Jewell 3-0 on
Tuesday night for its eighth straight Casco League win of the year.
St. Paul coach Lesli Hiller called it a total
team effort, with all 14 varsity players seeing time on the court.
Published: 10/5/2012 9:44:24 AM
STAYTON — Kennedy junior Dalton Susee broke his
personal record in placing fourth at the Regis Invitational on Thursday in
Susee clocked a time of 16 minutes, 53.
Published: 10/5/2012 10:40:51 PM
DALLAS — Trailing by six points midway through the fourth
quarter, Woodburn’s defense stepped up big to give the Bulldogs one last shot
to spoil Dallas’ homecoming.
Published: 10/9/2012 10:40:40 AM
GERVAIS — The Cougars picked up a huge win in West Valley League play on Thursday, knocking off Dayton 3-2 at home.
Gervais fell behind 2-0 to start the match, but won the final three games to hand Dayton its first league loss since Sept.
Published: 10/9/2012 10:41:38 AM
MOUNT ANGEL — Can anybody in the Tri-River Conference stop the Trojans?
Kennedy picked up two more league wins last week, beating Western Mennonite and Santiam, both in four games, to improve to a perfect 10-0 in the Tri-River Conference.
Published: 10/9/2012 10:43:29 AM
AURORA — Halfway through the regular season, the North Marion volleyball team is still searching for its first league victory.
The Huskies came painfully close Oct.
Published: 10/9/2012 10:44:43 AM
GERVAIS — Tryouts for a sixth- to eighth-grade girls basketball tournament team will be held Oct. 13 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Gervais Middle School.
For more information, contact Kyle Buse by e-mail at coachbuse@hotmail.
Published: 10/9/2012 10:46:26 AM
— The Kennedy football team kicked off Tri-River Conference play with a monster
defensive performance on the road against Santiam on Friday night and jumped to
the top spot in the OSAA?rankings.
Published: 10/9/2012 10:48:59 AM
WOODBURN — The Woodburn girls soccer team had plenty of
chances to score but couldn’t find the back of the net in a 3-0 loss to
Silverton on Thursday night at Woodburn
Published: 10/10/2012 12:42:50 AM
The North Marion football team gave up more than 40 points
for the second consecutive week to fall to 0-2 in Tri-Valley Conference play
The Huskies suffered a 42-15 loss to defending state
champion La Salle (4-2, 2-0) on the road Friday night.
Published: 10/9/2012 10:52:25 AM
AURORA — With a
4-0 victory against Gladstone at
home on Thursday, the North Marion boys soccer team
secured its position in the top half of the league standings.
Published: 10/9/2012 10:54:57 AM
ST. PAUL — Entering Saturday’s contest versus No. 2 Dufur,
the third-ranked St. Paul volleyball team had been pushed to five games just
once through 14 matches this season and suffered its only loss to Culver —
currently the No.
Published: 10/9/2012 10:56:02 AM
AURORA — The North Marion girls soccer team had a roller coaster of a week.
It defeated seventh-ranked Molalla 3-2 at home Oct. 2, then gave up four goals in the first half of a 6-0 blowout loss to sixth-ranked Gladstone on the road two days later.
Published: 10/10/2012 12:43:32 AM
— Nathan Bielenberg is a big young man who’s also having a big impact on a
group of youngsters in Mount Angel.
Bielenberg spends about an hour each day helping out Christi
Seiler’s kindergarten class at St.
Published: 10/11/2012 8:16:52 AM
AURORA — When
Kris Knox first became heavily involved in raising cancer awareness, she had no
idea the life it would change would be her own.
Knox established the Linda L.
Published: 10/10/2012 12:43:12 AM
DALLAS — For the
second straight week, the Woodburn football team had victory in its sights, but
could not come up with the big plays needed at the end of the game.
Published: 10/11/2012 10:57:37 PM
GERVAIS — Three turnovers in key situations proved costly to
the Gervais football team in a 48-22 loss to Sheridan on Thursday night at
Gervais High School.
Published: 10/12/2012 10:26:34 PM
STAYTON — Three second-half turnovers by Regis paved the way
for Kennedy to earn a 20-14 win on Friday night at Regis High School in a
rain-soaked Tri-River conference matchup.
Published: 10/15/2012 11:14:53 AM
AURORA — The Huskies
lost a heartbreaker at home against Estacada on Thursday to fall to 0-3 in
Tri-Valley Conference play.
The visiting Rangers scored twice in the final six minutes
of play to earn a 32-28 win over North Marion.
Published: 10/15/2012 11:24:02 AM
SILVERTON — The Bulldogs suffered their worst loss since
2008 on the road Thursday night against second-ranked Silverton.
The Foxes scored 28 points in the first quarter to ignite a
56-0 win over the Bulldogs, who are still seeking their first Mid-Willamette
Published: 10/16/2012 2:16:24 AM
GERVAIS — Turnovers haunted the Gervais football team in a 48-22 loss to Sheridan on Thursday night at
Gervais led 22-14 late
in the second quarter, but fumbled the ball three times in the final 27 minutes
of play — each time negating a potential score or setting up an easy touchdown
for the Spartans, who entered the game ranked fourth in the state.
Published: 10/16/2012 2:17:32 AM
STAYTON — Playing in a constant downpour, the Kennedy
football team capitalized on five turnovers by Regis to earn a 20-14 win on
Friday night in a key Tri-River Conference matchup.
Published: 10/15/2012 2:46:14 PM
PORTLAND — Woodburn senior Monica Cook ran two of her best races of the
year last week, placing fourth at a Mid-Willamette Conference meet on Wednesday
in Dallas and 21st at the 12th
annual Warner Pacific Open on Saturday.
Published: 10/15/2012 2:47:01 PM
AURORA — The Huskies offered tangible evidence of their
improvement on Oct. 9, forcing a 1-1 tie on the road against ninth-ranked La
Salle Prep after losing 4-1 in the squads’ first meeting Sept.
Published: 10/15/2012 2:48:23 PM
AURORA — After other losses by the North Marion boys soccer team this season, coach
Rafael Pelaez has lamented his squad’s effort or criticized its execution.
Published: 10/16/2012 2:21:52 AM
ST. PAUL — The
St. Paul football team shook off a 13-day break between games and celebrated
senior night, pummeling Jewell 70-32 at the Rodeo Grounds on Thursday night.
Published: 10/15/2012 2:55:32 PM
ST. PAUL — Finishing out a
stretch of four matches in five days, the St. Paul volleyball team lost
its crucial rematch with rival Perrydale 3-2 at home on Oct.
Published: 10/16/2012 2:11:14 AM
WOODBURN — The two-time defending state champion Woodburn boys soccer team remained unbeaten in Mid-Willamette Conference play with a 10-0 win over Dallas last week, but face tougher competition this week with Lebanon on the road Tuesday and undefeated Crescent Valley at home Thursday.
Published: 10/16/2012 2:12:01 AM
WOODBURN — Perhaps no local team is in a better position to
take advantage of the OSAA’s new 5A playoff format than the Woodburn girls
The Bulldogs have won three of their past four games,
including a 6-2 victory over Dallas
at home on Oct.
Published: 10/16/2012 2:12:41 AM
WOODBURN — Revisions in the state playoff format have put
even more importance on the OSAA rankings this year within the 5A
What started out, three seasons ago, as an all-inclusive
postseason structure for team sports has evolved into a system where about
two-thirds of the teams qualify for postseason play and league standings are
nearly 100 percent irrelevant.
Published: 10/16/2012 7:34:57 PM
GERVAIS — The Gervais football team struggled in the second
half of a 48-22 loss to previously fourth-ranked Sheridan
on Oct. 2 at Gervais High
Published: 10/17/2012 9:49:37 AM
MOUNT ANGEL — The Kennedy football team is off on the right
track to win its first conference title since 2004 after a 20-14 win over Regis
on Oct. 12 in Stayton.
Published: 10/17/2012 9:46:29 AM
— The Kennedy volleyball team can earn a share of the Tri-River Conference
title at home on Thursday with a win against Regis.
The fourth-ranked Trojans sit one win back of league-leading
Culver, which wrapped up at least a share of the conference title on Tuesday
with wins against Central Linn and Waldport in a
doubleheader at Central Linn
Published: 10/17/2012 12:23:20 PM
GERVAIS — The Gervais volleyball team won its fourth
straight match on Tuesday to move into a tie for second place in the West
Valley League standings.
Published: 10/18/2012 2:24:56 PM
AURORA — It was probably the best stomach ache of
Hannah Waite’s life.
The junior gave new
meaning to the “no guts, no glory” adage as the North Marion girls soccer team
faced Estacada, using her torso to bump Febe Samano’s corner kick into the net
late in the first half.
Published: 10/22/2012 11:50:35 AM
VENETA — North Marion junior
Christian Parr set a personal record Wednesday to place 24th at the Country
Fair Classic in Veneta.
Parr clocked a time of 17 minutes, 5.
Published: 10/18/2012 9:48:10 PM
— Junior Placido Salvador turned in another solid performance for the Bulldogs
on Wednesday, placing second in a Mid-Willamette Conference dual meet that
included Crescent Valley,
Dallas and Lebanon.
Published: 10/18/2012 9:49:16 PM
WOODBURN — The Woodburn boys soccer team handed Crescent
Valley its first loss of the season in a battle between two teams ranked in the
top 10 on Thursday night at Woodburn High School.
Published: 10/22/2012 11:50:50 AM
WOODBURN — The Woodburn boys soccer team earned a 2-1 in a
tough defensive matchup with Crescent
Valley on Thursday to remain
unbeaten on the season.
To view a photo slideshow of the Oct.
Published: 10/22/2012 9:50:48 PM
WOODBURN — The Woodburn boys soccer team stared down a tense
moment in a key Mid-Willamette Conference matchup when Crescent
Valley slashed the Bulldogs’ lead
in half with about 10 minutes left to play.
Published: 10/19/2012 10:54:59 PM
WOODBURN — The Woodburn football team suffered a 33-20 loss
to South Albany on a wet homecoming night at Woodburn High School on Friday.
The wet conditions, particularly in the first half, led to a
variety of mistakes by both teams, including two fumbles lost by Woodburn and a
pair of blocked punts by the Bulldogs as a result of the ball being slippery on
Published: 10/22/2012 9:47:41 PM
SALEM — Kennedy sophomore Lauren Stokley set a personal
record, earned her first career victory in a 5,000-meter cross country race and
took over the top spot in the District 2 rankings with a stellar performance at
the Valley Challenge pre-district meet on Thursday afternoon at Bush’s Pasture
Park in Salem.
Published: 10/22/2012 9:47:05 PM
MOUNT ANGEL — The Trojans fell 3-2 to Regis at home in the regular season finale on Thursday night to finish in second place in the Tri-River Conference.
Published: 10/22/2012 9:48:17 PM
MOLALLA — The Huskies scored on their very first possession, but
Molalla had the last laugh — scoring 38 unanswered points to earn a 38-7 win on
Friday night at Molalla High
Published: 10/23/2012 12:09:38 PM
Two local teams fell in the OSAA rankings without even playing
The St. Paul
football team, which has been plagued with forfeits and cancellations this
season, dropped from first to fifth in the 1A rankings as winless Portland
Lutheran backed out of this upcoming game on Friday.
Published: 10/23/2012 12:10:03 PM
WOODBURN — The third and fourth quarters have often been the
demise of the Woodburn football team this season.
Close games against teams like Lebanon,
Dallas and on Friday night at home
against South Albany, have turned into disappointing
losses as Woodburn’s opponents seem to get stronger as the game goes along.
Published: 10/29/2012 9:10:55 AM
By Nicole Watkins
For the Independent
PERRYDALE — St. Paul’s Cole Weisz ran for 337 yards and two touchdowns to help lead the Bucks to a 50-28 victory over league-rival Perrydale on Friday, clinching the Special District 1 title.
Published: 10/30/2012 12:00:21 PM
WOODBURN — The outcome never seemed to be in doubt. With a league championship on the line, Woodburn High School’s soccer team came out on Thursday night and put the pressure on the Corvallis High School Spartans.