4A Softball: Scappoose can't climb past No. 1 Banks

4A Softball: Scappoose can't climb past No. 1 Banks

Braves advance to semis for fourth straight year In the end, an incredible season and the promise...

4A Baseball: Scappoose shines in crunch time, blasts past Molalla

4A Baseball: Scappoose shines in crunch time, blasts past Molalla

Scappoose scores all 13 runs in two-out rallies Maybe they were saving the good stuff for crunch...

Clark looks to continue legacy of Tribe sprinting excellence

Clark looks to continue legacy of Tribe sprinting excellence

State meet record in the 4x100 meters is the goal EUGENE — The competitive nature of...

Jesse Vanderwall vaults clear of shattered dreams

Jesse Vanderwall vaults clear of shattered dreams

St. Helens senior overcomes career-ending back injury to take second at state in the pole vault,...


Columbia County's Sports

May 29, 2015

5A softball: Putnam shocks St. Helens with seventh-inning rally

by John William Howard
Putnam erases 3-1 deficit to knock Lions from 5A postseason Midway through the bottom of the seventh it seemed the Lions had things under control, a large paw firmly pressed against the throat…
May 28, 2015

Baseball: Indians win shootout with Newport

by John William Howard
Scappoose gets 17 hits, three-run homer from Millar Scappoose and Newport both showed an ability to score in bunches on Wednesday evening, combining for five home runs and 30 hits. The Indians…
JOHN WILLIAM HOWARD - St. Helens junior Ashley Giesbers trots home as part of a five-run rally in the bottom of the fourth inning against Lebanon on Wednesday. The Lions beat Lebanon 9-2, and advance to Friday's quarterfinal against Putnam.
May 27, 2015

Softball: St. Helens pounds Lebanon 9-2 for quarterfinal berth

by John William Howard
Lions score five in the fourth inning, pull away from Lebanon It's been apparent for much of the season that the NW Oregon Conference was head and shoulders above the rest of Class 5A, but it…
May 27, 2015

4A Softball: Galey homers again as Indians blast Elmira

by John William Howard
Hannah Galey has now tied Lexi Courtney's 2013 HR record The home run record was up in the air after last Friday's play-in win over Junction City. On Tuesday evening in Elmira, Scappoose…
May 28, 2015

Baseball: St. Helens playoff road ends in Eugene

by John William Howard
Lions fall 3-1 to No. 5 North Eugene in first round In the end it seems a little unfair that the visitors should go home empty handed. St. Helens baseball lost 3-1 to fifth-seeded North Eugene…
May 26, 2015

Baseball: Scappoose jumps Valiants early, moves on to state…

by John William Howard
Indians travel to Newport on Wednesday, May 27 For all their success in recent years, the Scappoose baseball program came in to last Friday's play-in contest looking to break an odd streak: two…
JOHN WILLIAM HOWARD - Scappoose senior Asa Flanagan looks up at his teammate Joey Krupsky after the second handoff of the 4x400 meter relay went awry and the Indians were disqualified.
May 23, 2015

State track: Updates from day two at Hayward Field

by John William Howard
Scappoose boys finish in eighth place overall EUGENE – The meet ended in exactly the way every coach fears, especially when the final standings sit in the balance with the 4x400 meter relay…
May 23, 2015

Baseball: Mulcahy steals St. Helens past Hermiston, into state…

by John William Howard
Bryce Mulcahy steals home as the Lions win 1-0 Through six and two thirds innings against St. Helens, Hermiston junior RJ Robles was having the game of his life: 10 strikeouts, just six hits and…
May 23, 2015

Softball: Mariah Mulcahy strikes out 17; Lions beat Hood River

by John William Howard
St. Helens tops Hood River 5-0, will advance to 16-team bracket Friday was a good day for the Mulcahy family. As Bryce was racing to steal home and get the game winning run on the baseball…
JOHN WILLIAM HOWARD - Scappoose freshman Linnaea Kavulich crosses the finish line in the 4A 3,000 meter final on Friday afternoon. Kavulich snapped the school record in the event with a massive personal best.
May 22, 2015

State track: Updates from day one at Hayward Field

by John William Howard
Linnaea Kavulich breaks school 3,000 record for third place EUGENE – It's been an incredible year for the talented freshman on the Indians' track and field roster. Twice this season, Sawyer…

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JOHN WILLIAM HOWARD - Scappoose freshman Hannah Galey rounds second base in the bottom of the first inning on Thursday against Junction City. Galey's first-inning homer was the 11th of the season, snapping a school record.
May 21, 2015

Softball: Galey one shy of home-run record, bats Indians to…

by John William Howard
Hannah Galey hits her 11th home run as the Indians win 12-3 Hannah Galey knew it as soon as she had rounded first base: her at-bat in the first inning had produced a home run, the 11th of her…
JOHN WILLIAM HOWARD - Scappoose's Justin Hering takes a swing during Tuesday's tune up game against St. Helens.
May 21, 2015

Baseball: Scappoose hosts Cowapa League's Valley Catholic for…

by John William Howard
Indians and Valiants will tangle at 5 p.m. on Friday, May 22 Scappoose is set to take on a team they've come to know fairly well over the last season, as they've matched up with Valley Catholic…
JOHN WILLIAM HOWARD - St. Helens senior Ryne Poorman throws out a pitch during the Lions' 5-0 win over Scappoose on Tuesday. Poorman is the projected starter for Friday's home play-in game, the first home postseason appearance for St. Helens in six seasons.
May 21, 2015

Baseball: St. Helens hosts first playoff game in six years vs.…

by John William Howard
St. Helens will play Hermiston on Friday, May 22 at 4:30 p.m. Having won the third seed in the NWOC, St. Helens will host the third seed from the Columbia River Conference — the Hermiston…
May 20, 2015

Softball: Tribe gets four homers in tune-up win over Salem…

by John William Howard
Jessie Dykes homers twice, Galey and Harrison add to totals Scappoose got four home runs from three different players on Tuesday, as the Indians beat up on Salem Academy 16-1 in a tune up for…
JOHN WILLIAM HOWARD - Scappoose freshman Jake Gray putts on the 11th hole at Quail Valley on Monday afternoon. Fellow Tribesman Nathan Mapes led Scappoose to a fourth-place finish at the state championship tournament on Tuesday, placing 10th overall in the individual standings.
May 19, 2015

Golf: Scappoose boys take fourth at state tournament

by John William Howard
Nathan Mapes leads Scappoose with tie for 10th A highlight-filled performance from Tribe sophomore Nathan Mapes led Scappoose to a fourth-place finish at the 4A golf state tournament on Tuesday.…
May 19, 2015

Postseason schedules for local baseball, softball programs

by John William Howard
Play-in games on Thursday, Friday afternoons The handful of remaining games won't change playoff positioning for any of the local baseball and softball teams, all of whom have a busy home…
JOHN WILLIAM HOWARD - St. Helens' Quintin Galvin slides into second base as Scappoose senior Justin Hering reaches for the tag-out. Galvin finished with three hits and three RBIs as St. Helens won 5-0.
May 19, 2015

Baseball: St. Helens shuts out Scappoose 5-0 in tune-up

by John William Howard
Lions take a 4-0 lead in the bottom of the second inning St. Helens prevailed in what amounted to a scrimmage with Scappoose on Tuesday evening, driving home with a 5-0 win over the Indians as…
May 19, 2015

Girls golf: Scappoose takes seventh at state

by John William Howard
Best team finish, individual finish, team and individual score Scappoose senior Syrina Revis recovered from a rough start to her second round, finishing the second day at the state tournament…
May 19, 2015

Softball: St. Helens enters postseason looking to end three-game…

by John William Howard
Lions fall to No. 1 Putnam and 6A No. 1 Westview; set to host Hood River Valley for play-in round on Friday St. Helens softball laid an awful lot on the line for last Friday's road game at Rex…
May 18, 2015

Baseball: Indians drop league title, will face St. Helens Tuesday

by John William Howard
Scappoose will host Valley Catholic in play-in round Scappoose might have picked up a victory in the final game of the season against Banks, but it didn't matter: last Friday's home loss to…