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Colton Meyer

Young leadership – Meyer, 24, running the show for Foxes baseball

By James Day Just a few short years ago Colton Meyer was playing football and baseball at Silverton High. Now, after a college career at Linfield and summer ball with the Corvallis Knights, Meyer, 24, is in charge of the Foxes baseball fortunes. Silverton is 9-14 overall and 6-9 in the Mid-Willamette Conference this season. It should be noted that […]

Track stalwarts – Kennedy takes home two district titles

  By James Day The Oregon School Activities Association moved Kennedy into an unfamiliar district for track and field this season. The Trojans wound up in Special District 1, which featured numerous teams from the northwest corner of the state, including Knappa, Vernonia, Clatskanie and Nestucca. “Our athletes made the most of it,” said veteran JFK coach Steve Ritchie after […]

Foxes tennis squads in top form

By Naiya Brown  The Silverton High girls and boys tennis teams are enjoying undefeated dual match seasons to date and showing positive momentum, both coaches said.  “It’s been good,” said long-time girls coach Shawn Pool. “We have a very strong team, especially in the doubles, but our singles team is very good as well. We are returning our doubles that […]

Football all-stars – Foxes, Trojans dominate all-league squads

Silverton earned 17 spots on the all-Mid-Willamette Conference football teams as selected by league coaches. The Foxes were playing Wilsonville in the Class 5A quarterfinals on Friday after the Our Town presstime. Top honors went to Jackson Pfeifer, offensive player of the year, and Xavier Orozco, defensive lineman of the year. Pfeifer was on the first team at running back […]

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 […]

Soccer hopefuls: Foxes’ squads set to begin league play

Mid-Willamette Conference plays gets underway for the Silverton soccer squads this week, with both teams hoping to be contenders in the tough Class 5A league. The boys squad is 3-0-2 and ranked No. 4 in Class 5A.  The girls are 1-2-1 but have had to cope with the loss of three scheduled matches because of COVID protocols. Boys coach Marty […]