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Historic time – Foxes boys track and field wins first state title

By James Day Track and field championships are not built on one big explosion. There is no last-second bucket or game-saving tackle. Things happen in bits and pieces. Two points here, four points there. A hero in the early moments of day one might ultimately be the difference-maker. The Silverton High boys track and field team captured its first Class […]

Foxes win titles – Girls golf wins tourney, girls tennis finishes undefeated

The Silverton High girls golf team has claimed its first Mid-Willamette Conference championship since 1980. The Foxes used a strong second-day showing to win by 29 strokes in the two-day event May 2-3 at Trysting Tree Golf Course in Corvallis. “We only had a 7-stroke lead going into day number two so to win by 29 was a great reward […]

A special team: Silverton Unified squad earns ESPN Champion School honors

By James Day The Unified special needs teams from Amity and Silverton entertained an enthusiastic crowd on Tuesday, Feb. 15 at Silverton, with Amity taking a 43-37 win that didn’t seem to matter amid the oohs and aahs that greeted each basket. But that’s the beauty of the Unified game. It’s all about getting out there and trying a new […]