Football debuts set: Stayton, Cascade meet Sept. 29

August 2017 Posted in Community, School, Sports & Recreation | Comments Off on Football debuts set: Stayton, Cascade meet Sept. 29

The Stayton High football team will make its debut under new coach Randy Nyquist at home on Sept. 1 against Estacada. Cascade, which advanced to the Class 4A semifinals a year ago, opens on the road Sept. 1 at Marshfield ...

Launching hope: eNRG Kayaking North Santiam’s Business of the Year

June 2017 Posted in Community, Sports & Recreation | Comments Off on Launching hope: eNRG Kayaking North Santiam’s Business of the Year

By Mary Owen Kayaking down the North Fork of the Santiam River in the hot sun can be a fun summer activity for many outdoor lovers. “Our raft trips are very family friendly,” said Sam Drevo of eNRG Kayaking, offering trips out ...

Regis third at state track: Woodcock, Boyd star for Rams

June 2017 Posted in Community, Sports & Recreation | Comments Off on Regis third at state track: Woodcock, Boyd star for Rams

Brendon Woodcock and Ryan Boyd helped lead the Regis boys track and field team to a third-place finish at the OSAA Class 2A state meet at Hayward Field in Eugene. Woodcock won the 400 (50.53), took second in the 200 (22.96), ...

Fun Run: Good health goal of event

June 2017 Posted in Community, Sports & Recreation | Comments Off on Fun Run: Good health goal of event

The Stayton Road Runner Club and Santiam Hospital team up annually to promoting health in the community withthe June Fun Run & Health Walk.  Between 800 and 900 participants are expected to race in the 3k, 5K and 10K runs ...

Highlights #1: Stayton High dance team wins 13th state title

April 2017 Posted in Community, School, Sports & Recreation | Comments Off on Highlights #1: Stayton High dance team wins 13th state title

By James Day The Stayton Highlights dance team finished second to Valley Catholic of Beaverton at the past two state championships. This year’s squad was determined not to let that happen again. “This team is driven beyond words,” longtime coach Robin Meier told ...

New coach: Stayton’s Nyquist took West Albany to three state titles

April 2017 Posted in Columnists & Opinion, School, Sports & Recreation | Comments Off on New coach: Stayton’s Nyquist took West Albany to three state titles

Randy Nyquist wanted to come home, and Stayton had a place for him. Sometimes life is that simple. Nyquist, who won 119 games and three Class 5A state championships in 15 years at West Albany and fielded three Class 6A playoff ...

Highlights in top form: Perennial powerhouse prepares for state

March 2017 Posted in Columnists & Opinion, Sports & Recreation | Comments Off on Highlights in top form: Perennial powerhouse prepares for state

The Stayton Highlights are once again chasing history. The dance squad has finished first or second at state the past 15 years, including a phenomenal 11 consecutive titles from 2003-2014. “We have had an amazing year so far,” said Coach Robin ...

The team that would not be denied: Regis takes state 2A football title

January 2017 Posted in School, Sports & Recreation | Comments Off on The team that would not be denied: Regis takes state 2A football title

By James Day Four games into the season the Regis High football team was 2-2. That was the bad news. The good news was that the Rams were being tested by excellent competition, with the losses to Class 3A power Dayton ...

Regis dominates Class 2A title game

December 2016 Posted in School, Sports & Recreation | Comments Off on Regis dominates Class 2A title game

The Regis High School football claimed a state football title in emphatic fashion Saturday, taking a 54-14 win against Stanfield at Hermiston High. The top-ranked Rams (11-2) won their eighth state football title and their first since 1987 with the win ...

Historic season for Stayton runners

December 2016 Posted in School, Sports & Recreation | Comments Off on Historic season for Stayton runners

The Stayton High boys cross country team took fifth place Nov. 5 in the OSAA Class 4A boys cross country championships at Lane Community College. The Eagles, who won their first district title Oct. 29 at the Oregon West Conference championships, ...