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Silverton AD wins national award

By James Day Silverton High Athletic Director Andy Jones has received a national honor. Jones, who is finishing his first school year as AD of the Foxes, was given the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA) state merit award at the Oregon Athletic Directors Association (OADA) conference on April 17 in Sunriver. The award also represents Jones’ achievements at previous […]

A solid fall – New Foxes coaches shine in debut seasons

This fall was one of change for Silverton High athletics. Gone were athletic director James Rise, football coach Josh Craig and volleyball coach Kate O’Connor, with Gary Cameron, the girls soccer coach, stepping back to an assistant’s role. As we approach the end of the regular season the results are in, and they are very good indeed: • The football […]

More new faces: Foxes add new athletic director, two new coaches

Silverton High has filled in its final coaching and administrative gaps for the fall sports season. Andy Jones is the new athletic director/assistant vice principal, with Renee Cantrell taking over the girls soccer program and Reilly Rosecrans now running Foxes volleyball. Here is a look at the new staffers: Jones, who replaces James Rise, now at Cascade, has been in […]

Moving on – Silverton AD leaves for Cascade High post

The Silverton High School athletic program, which has been searching to replace several departed coaches, now must also look to replace the head of the department. James Rise, who has served in the athletic director position for the past 4 years, has been announced as the new AD at Cascade High in Turner. He assumes the Cascade post Aug. 1, […]

Phenomenal year – Foxes awash in titles for 21-22

“What a year for the Foxes!” said Silverton athletic director James Rise. With two teams – baseball and softball – still in the playoff hunt, the 2021-22 school year has produced state titles in football and boys track, runner-up finishes for boys basketball and girls golf and quarterfinal appearances for volleyball, boys soccer and girls basketball. How did all this […]

Coaching changes – Foxes have key openings to fill

By James Day In the midst of one of its most successful sports seasons ever Silverton High finds itself posting a series of help wanted signs. The good news is that Athletic Director James Rise and school administration already have filled one slot. Josh Craig, who led the football program to a 41-11 record in five years and last fall’s […]

Craig steps down – Foxes looking for new football coach

Silverton High football coach Josh Craig, who led the Foxes to the Class 5A state title this past season, has announced his resignation. Craig, 31, is stepping down because of family considerations. “My wife gave birth to our second daughter (Colby on Jan. 4), and now we have a 19-month-old (Murphy) and a newborn,” Craig said. “When I got the […]