Turf – almost ready: Games expected to be played on field after Labor Day

September 2016 Posted in School, Sports & Recreation | Comments Off on Turf – almost ready: Games expected to be played on field after Labor Day

[caption id="attachment_2856" align="alignright" width="300"] Crews lay down the turf in the north end of the Stayton High football field. The facility should be ready to practice and play on after Labor Day.[/caption] By James Day The Stayton High athletic program will have ...

New turf: SHS field gets a makeover

August 2016 Posted in School, Sports & Recreation | Comments Off on New turf: SHS field gets a makeover

By James Day Stayton High is about to become the second school in the Oregon West Conference with an artificial turf surface on its football field. Eagles Athletic Director Darren Shryock told Our Town “we hope have it all done by mid-August ...

It’s 700 wins for Regis coach: Plus collegiate athlete updates

July 2016 Posted in School, Sports & Recreation | Comments Off on It’s 700 wins for Regis coach: Plus collegiate athlete updates

By James Day Regis High School baseball coach Don Heuberger is in some rare company. Heuberger’s Rams finished 14-9 this season and shared the Tri-River Conference title with Kennedy and St. Paul before falling to Weston-McEwen in the Class 2A-1A playoffs. The ...

Cougar track 5th at state: Regis, Cascade baseball head to playoffs

June 2016 Posted in School, Sports & Recreation | Comments Off on Cougar track 5th at state: Regis, Cascade baseball head to playoffs

By James Day The Cascade High School track and field team turned in strong performances across the board May 20-21 at Hayward Field in Eugene. The Cougars’ girls squad, led by Amanda Wiebenga’s victory in the pole vault, scored 46 points ...

Track champs: Regis boys track and field team takes state 2A title

June 2016 Posted in School, Sports & Recreation | Comments Off on Track champs: Regis boys track and field team takes state 2A title

[caption id="attachment_2751" align="alignright" width="300"] Regis track team wins Class 2A state title.[/caption] By James Day The Regis High School boys track and field team won a state Class 2A team title in the most dramatic way possible May 20 at Hayward Field ...

Twilight Invitational: 800 expected to compete at Regis High May 6

May 2016 Posted in School, Sports & Recreation | Comments Off on Twilight Invitational: 800 expected to compete at Regis High May 6

[caption id="attachment_2713" align="alignright" width="300"] Scene from the 2015 meet. Submitted photo[/caption] By Mary Owen Regis High School is gearing up for its fourth annual Regis Community Twilight Invitational track and field meet. “There will be about 800 athletes in attendance,” said Mike Bauer, ...

Track to the forefront: Baseball update, too

May 2016 Posted in School, Sports & Recreation | Comments Off on Track to the forefront: Baseball update, too

By James Day Perennial track and field powers Regis and Cascade are making noise again this year. But perhaps in a slightly different way. The Regis 4x400 relay team participated in a high school competition involving seven other Oregon relay squads March ...

Highlights second at state: Tournament and college roundup

April 2016 Posted in School, Sports & Recreation | Comments Off on Highlights second at state: Tournament and college roundup

By James Day The Stayton High dance team took second in Class 4A-1A in the state tournament, thrilling the crowd at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum with a routine based on the book and film Unbroken. [caption id="attachment_2673" align="alignright" width="300"] The Stayton Highlights ...

Roaring into March: Cascade Cougar hoopsters ranked #1

March 2016 Posted in School, Sports & Recreation | Comments Off on Roaring into March: Cascade Cougar hoopsters ranked #1

By James Day Cascade High’s girls basketball team ended its regular season on a 23-game winning s streak and enters the state playoffs ranked No. 1 by the OSAA in Class 4A. The Cougars opened the season with a loss to ...

Going out on top: Carcade Coach Steve Turner retires after state title

February 2016 Posted in School, Sports & Recreation | Comments Off on Going out on top: Carcade Coach Steve Turner retires after state title

By James Day It’s a whole new world for Steve Turner. The long-time high school football coach, who led Cascade to the Class 4A state title last season, has retired. “After 40 years of coaching football, I have announced my retirement,” Turner said ...