Oregon Episcopal, 3A’s new king of basketball

Oregon Episcopal, 3A’s new king of basketball

The most interesting sight of the night was how quickly the gym emptied after the game. The Pirate Palace was no more than 30% full during the trophy presentation. The game itself went as expected. Hard Nosed, tough, low scoring. None of those are descriptions usually associated with private schools, but these two are unique, […]

Clatskanie Repeats, Isn’t Going Anywhere Any Time Soon

Clatskanie Repeats, Isn’t Going Anywhere Any Time Soon

Well, here we are again. Clatskanie repeats, becoming the first team since Dayton to do so. It didn’t come easy, but was never really in question. From the tip Sutherlin was behind the 8 ball, as Clatskanie scored immediately on their usual tip play, making it 2-0 Tigers before the Bulldogs could even move.  Shelby […]

Coos Bay Cliff-Notes: Second day of the most backwards state tournament ever

Coos Bay Cliff-Notes: Second day of the most backwards state tournament ever

DLS Amity The Coos Bay curse is back apparently.  One week after Amity looked like possibly the best team in the state against Nyssa in the round of 16, the Warriors have gone two and out in the state tournament. Similar things have happened to Amity for roughly the last decade, with the only exception […]

Coos Bay Cliff-Notes: A very, very eventful day one on the boys side

Coos Bay Cliff-Notes: A very, very eventful day one on the boys side

DLS v OES DLS lost to OES. Yes, you read that right. The pressure didn’t bother OES at all. The Knights looked like a team that had never been in Coos Bay before, which was just flat weird. OES #13 Charles Wilmott had 28/3/3. When he’s going, OES can play with anyone anywhere. George Sadi […]

Oregon 3A Girls Basketball Playoff Preview

#1 Clatskanie vs #16 De La Salle North Catholic  Clatskanie is the top team again in 2020 led by player or the year Shelby Blodgett and 1st team all League Olivia Sprague. This team is a lot more than those two as they have 2-3 other key players in Cloee McLeod, Alexis Smith and Kaity […]

Oregon 3a Boys Basketball Playoff Preview

#1 De La Salle v #16 Yamhill-Carlton ‘The new vs the old’ The De La Salle Knights. 2 time defending state champions, 4 straight championship game appearances, returning state player of the year George Sadi and coach of the year James Broadus II. An 18-6 regular season record, but only two losses to 3A opponents […]

Clatskanie Wins OT Thriller Thanks to Kaity Sizemore’s Career Night

SALEM– The Clatskanie Lady Tigers were challenged early but battled back to beat the 2nd-ranked Sutherlin Bulldogs 69-65 in overtime on Monday Night. Trailing by as many as 13 points, a career night from Kaity Sizemore, who scored a team-high 21 points, sparked a lot of momentum into the Lady Tigers. Taking part in the […]

Crusader New Years Invitational Preview Boys and Girls Brackets

Crusaders New Years Invitational Girls Green Bracket This bracket has a few decent teams but we believe the best two teams in this bracket will be on opposite sides as Burns is a Top 4 3A basketball team and Salem Academy probably has the best chance to be second best out of all the other […]

Santiam Christian beats Hidden Valley, ball now in OSAA’s court (Part 1)

Santiam Christian beats Hidden Valley, ball now in OSAA’s court (Part 1)

To the casual observer, Santiam Christian taking down Hidden Valley 41-34 Saturday at Roseburg High School was just another championship game. The back and forth, the atmosphere, the crowds. From an outsider’s perspective, Saturday may have just been another football game in November.  Make no mistake, on the field and off it, Saturday had implications […]

Oregon 3a Football Top Teams

Oregon 3a Football is entering week 8 already. This season has just flown by and we are very excited for the Playoffs.  In this post we will discuss who we think is the top tier teams and why.  Here is our criteria of how we classify our tiers. 1st Tier: Semifinal team or Championship Game. […]

4A Football: Our Observations going into week 3

There is a clear and defined four-tier set up in 4A football right now. There are 6 clear and definite championship contenders, 10-12 playoff contending teams, and then everyone else. The lines drawn between these are for the most part very clear, very distinct, and looking back were fairly predictable. The Championship Contenders: Banks, Marist, […]

Heppner stuns Clatskanie to win the season opener.

Heppner, OR– Last season Heppner made the four-hour trip to Clatskanie and came up empty-handed after a 46-0 rout on opening night. The feeling sat with them for over a year and they got their shot at revenge Friday Night. The first quarter was scoreless, and the defenses stood strong. Although in the quarter, Clatskanie’s […]

Week 1 GOTW Preview 4a Football.

This will come as a shock to nobody: Gladstone @ Banks is the Week 1 GOTW There are numerous storylines and statistics going into this game that make it juicier than a freshly picked pineapple. It’s been 4 years since Jon Jedrykowski was the head coach at Gladstone, this will be his first game back. […]

Burns and Vale Football Previews

Burns Football Key Losses- Brennan Till C, Preston Carter OG, Luke Bailey OT, Cade Maupin RB, Josh Reagle RB, Zane Taylor WR. In 2018 Burns had a great year, they surprised us and beat Vale late in the season to claim the league title. Burns was loaded with talent last season, and they were only […]

Douglas and South Umpqua Football Previews.

Douglas  Key Losses- Noah Burke DB/WR,Bradldey Chapman DB/WR,Trent Avery DB/WR,Gabe Burke DB/WR,Kolby Williams LB/OL,Emilio Salazar DB/OL. Key Returners-Trevor Kostic DB/WR,Brett Perry DB/WR,Cole Hamilton DL/OL,Greg Cane DL/OL,Kobey Crump DL/OL,Johhny Slone DB/RB. In 2018 Douglas had a very disappointing season going 1-8. They couldn’t move the football and played poorly on defense. The one thing that is […]

Hidden Valley and Brookings-Harbor Football Previews

Hidden Valley Key Losses- Spencer Simons WR/DB, Parker Wright WR/DB Summit Black-Lazo WR/DB,Glenn  Rossi RB/LB, Clancy Allen OL/DL,Dustin Brown OL/DL, Bryan Cox WR/DB. Key Returners- Elias English WR/DB, Sam Vidlak QB, Max Wallace OL/DL, Alex Abott OL/DL, Nathan Bragg OL/DL, Julien Aguilar WR/DB,Tanner Noble RB/LB,Jacob Tanner RB/DB, Victor Bettencourt OL/DL. Trey Bixler WR/DB. YC, Brookings, […]

Cascade Christian and St Mary’s Football Previews

Cascade Christian Key Losses-Cole Ferguson DL/OL, Cody Miller OL/DL,Logan Flenner OL/DL,Spencer Weeks LB/OL,Ethan Hoffman K,Luke Smith LB/RB, Ian Fralich DB/WR, John Fralich DB/WR. Key Returners- Kiegan Schaan QB/DB, Christian Fralich WR/DB, Gabe Pierson LB/OL, Grant Couzens DL/OL,Jacob Copley DL/OL,Cade Sample  LB/TE,Elijah Smith LB/RB. In 2018 Cascade Christian was a dominant force on the offensive end, […]

La Pine and Siuslaw Football Previews

La Pine  Key losses- Jose Guillen, Tim Fox,Ashten Kenline,Josiah Jenkins,Ethan Bogart. Key returners-Adam Plant,Austin Mckittrick,Aaron Neuroth, Dylan Westbrook,Daniel Underwood,Mats Aaboen,Canon Valentine. In 2018 La Pine fought the injury bug the whole season. The Hawks lost key players seemingly every week, including losing their starting Quarterback very early on. After the QB was out for the […]

Harrisburg and Pleasant Hill Football Previews

Harrisburg Key Losses-Dax Bennett QB/LB, Riley Suttles WR/DB,Brynden Bevins OL/DL,Elijah Pate OL/DL,Josh Nasshahn OL/DL, Devin Nelson RB/LB, Brennan Erickson OL/DL Key Returners- Gabe Knox RB/LB,Spencer Gains WR/DB, Jonathon Lettkeman QB/DB,Leithan Briggs OL/DL, Wyatt Perry OL/DL, Joan Topia OL/DL. In 2018 Harrisburg went 7-3 and was on the bad end of a three-way tie of the […]