Football: Gladstone stings Scappoose in overtime

Football: Gladstone stings Scappoose in overtime

Gladstone stops a two-point conversion in overtime, inching past Scappoose and making the state...

Miranda Little hired as next St. Helens softball coach

Miranda Little hired as next St. Helens softball coach

Four-year assistant Miranda Little takes over the head varsity position after an interim stint...

Tribe alumn Ariel Viera scores first goal at University of Portland

Tribe alumn Ariel Viera scores first goal at University of Portland

Viera broke a scoreless streak dating back nearly two full seasons Stepping on to the pitch for...

Girls soccer: Cascade foils Indians' trip to state finals

Girls soccer: Cascade foils Indians' trip to state finals

Cascade scores two second-half goals to upset Scappoose 2-1 and force the defending champions out...

St. Helens claims volleyball state title from La Salle

St. Helens claims volleyball state title from La Salle

St. Helens beats La Salle 26-24, 23-25, 25-19, 25-17 to win the first volleyball state title in...

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Photo Credit: JOHN WILLIAM HOWARD - Gladstone's star running back Handsome Smith (15) breaks free of the Indian defense during the match up in week three. Gladiator head coach Jon Jedrykowski described Smith as being 'just one of the guys,' and a player who puts the team far above his own statistical success.
November 21, 2014

Defense carries Scappoose to semifinal game with Gladstone: Game…

by John William Howard
Gladstone has improved their game, but the Gladiators are a little thinner than the last time the two teams met There have only been a handful of instances where the Indians — and especially…
Photo Credit: JOHN WILLIAM HOWARD - The St. Helens Lions, along with Oregon Army National Guard Sargeant Lewis Vinton, accept their team of the week award at the high school on Friday.
November 21, 2014

St. Helens volleyball receives statewide award

by John William Howard
St. Helens volleyball was named the MaxPreps team of the week for Nov. 9 On Friday at noon, the St. Helens volleyball program received yet another accolade: a plaque naming them the MaxPreps…
Photo Credit: JOHN WILLIAM HOWARD - Tribe senior Johnny Tardif carries the ball toward the goal line late in the third quarter. Though the ball was ripped from his hands, the Indians recovered it in the end zone and eventually took a 20-7 lead.
November 20, 2014

Quarterfinals: Scappoose football WON'T BE BEAT

by John William Howard
"Scappoose football!" someone yelped into the night air, to which the Indians responded in chorus: "WON'T BE BEAT!" In the opening moments before their quarterfinal rematch with Cascade, the…
November 15, 2014

4A Football: Final Four teams set in 4A playoffs

by John William Howard
Scappoose, Gladstone, North Bend and Mazama It's the picture-perfect final four just about everyone expected: The four remaining teams in the Class 4A football playoffs have a combined record of…
Photo Credit: JOHN WILLIAM HOWARD - Joey Krupsky jumps away from the arms of the Cascade defense during the first half of the Indians 20-7 victory over Cascade on Friday night. Krupsky passed for two touchdowns in the win.
November 15, 2014

Krupsky connection leads Scappoose to football semifinals

by John William Howard
Two passing touchdowns from Joey Krupsky and a touchdown grab from David Krupsky set up semifinal rematch with Gladstone Pregame frost and halftime fog weren't enough to dampen the high spirits…
Photo Credit: JOHN WILLIAM HOWARD - Scappoose senior Owen Fortney (center) is congradulated by his teammates after returning a first-quarter interception for a touchdown to give Scappoose a 20-0 lead. Scappoose's defense is one of the best in the state at the 4A level, and has allowed fewer points than any team in their division over the last four games.
November 13, 2014

Football: Scappoose brings unified front to quarterfinal game…

by John William Howard
Thoughts from players after the Indians' 41-6 thumping of Molalla prove Scappoose is of one mind during playoff run The Scappoose Indians' reputation generally precedes them onto the gridiron on…
Photo Credit: JOHN WILLIAM HOWARD - St. Helens senior Mariah Mulcahy begrudgingly accepts a congradulatory kiss from her mother Laurie after signing with Idaho State University softball on Wednesday afternoon.
November 12, 2014

Mariah Mulcahy signs with Idaho State softball

by John William Howard
Finally making official her announcement from a year ago, Mariah Mulcahy penned her name into the softball roster at Idaho State University on Wednesday afternoon. Mulcahy is the first Divison-I…
November 10, 2014

Girls soccer: Scappoose, Cascade clash in final four

by John William Howard
OSAA Semifinals: Hillsboro Stadium, 4 p.m. There's a distinct history of girls soccer dynasties in Oregon, whether it's the 11-year reign by Catlin Gabel in the 1990s or three titles in four…
Photo Credit: JOHN WILLIAM HOWARD - Natalie Muth (center) is mobbed by teammates after scoring the Indians' first goal of the first half to put Scappoose up 1-0 on Henley.
November 08, 2014

Girls soccer: Scappoose advances past Henley to final four

by John William Howard
Scappoose got three first-half goals and cruised to a 3-2 victory over Henley If the Indians had it their way, they would rather do without the final 10 minutes of their quarterfinal match with…
It's been a busy, busy weekend for Columbia County athletics.
November 08, 2014

Morning Sports Report, November 8th

by John William Howard
A first round win, a second round match, a pair of upsets and a title bid in this morning's report It's been a busy sports weekend so far — and it's only Saturday — so we've scraped together all…

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Nov 08, 2014

Girls soccer: Scappoose battles Henley for semifinal berth

by John William Howard
Scappoose and Henley will kick off at La Salle High School just after 1 p.m. Few teams in Oregon girls' soccer have enjoyed the same level of success as the Scappoose Indians over the last five…
Nov 07, 2014

Volleyball: St. Helens headed to state title match

by John William Howard
The Lions upset No. 1 Lebanon in four games, and will play in the title match with La Salle at 6 p.m. St. Helens knew coming into the state championship tournament on Friday morning that, in…
Photo Credit: JOHN WILLIAM HOWARD - St. Helens reacts after winning a point to tie the fifth and final set at eight with Summit. The Storm took a 6-0 lead in the 15-point match, but surrendered after a furious rally from the underdog Lions.
Nov 07, 2014

Volleyball: St. Helens downs Summit in five sets, makes final…

by John William Howard
St. Helens wins despite dropping the second and third sets For the first time since moving up to Class 5A, St. Helens is headed to the semifinals of the state volleyball tournament. The Lions…
Photo Credit: JOHN WILLIAM HOWARD - Scappoose senior Jacob Wendelschafer estends a stifarm to fend off a Molalla defender on Friday night. Scappoose put up 41 points in the first half to cruise past Molalla and into the quarterfinal round.
Nov 07, 2014

Football: Scappoose rolls past Molalla in first round of playoffs

by John William Howard
Scappoose gets 41 points by halftime, and coasts past Molalla 41-6 If defense wins championships, the Indians may have a solid shot at their first state title since 2001. Scappoose put a…
Nov 06, 2014

Football: Scappoose takes on Molalla in first round of postseason

by John William Howard
The game will take place at Lincoln High School in downtown Portland, due to muddy conditions at Scappoose High School The storied success of Scappoose football opens a new chapter this Friday…
Photo Credit: JOHN WILLIAM HOWARD - Tribe goalkeeper Isaac Hamm dives after the ball midway through the second half. After the game, Hamm was notified of a major accomplishment - Cowapa League keeper of the year.
Nov 05, 2014

Boys soccer: Phoenix ends Indians' playoff run

by John William Howard
Phoenix scores three unanswered goals, withstands late goal from Devin Timmons The Indians gave up a goal in the waning seconds of the first half and could never recover, falling 3-1 to Phoenix…
Nov 05, 2014

Boys soccer preview: Scappoose hosts Phoenix in first round

by John William Howard
Scappoose and Phoenix will kick at 1:30 p.m. at Liberty High School If winning the first stand-alone league title in school history wasn't enough to capture the state's attention for the…
Photo Credit: JOHN WILLIAM HOWARD - Scappoose junior Eleanor Jones makes a run midway through the second half. Jones scored the go-ahead goal for the Indians in the 29th minute.
Nov 04, 2014

Girls soccer: Scappoose heads to quarterfinals with 5-1 win over…

by John William Howard
Goals from Isabel Jory, Eleanor Jones, Lucy Davidson and a brace from Natalie Muth send Scappoose to the 'quarters Klamath Union took an early lead, but couldn't hold on and faded down the…
Nov 04, 2014

Girls soccer: Scappoose takes on Kalamath Union in first round

by John William Howard
Kalamath Union at Scappoose, Liberty High School, 1:30 p.m. In just under an hour, Scappoose will officially kick off the defense of their 2013 state title with a “home” first-round match…
Photo Credit: JOHN WILLIAM HOWARD - Scappoose freshman Linnaea Kavulich (center, in black) keeps up with the pack of leaders through a third of the OSAA Class 4A finals in Eugene.
Nov 03, 2014

Cross Country: Kavulich takes seventh at state finals

by John William Howard
Tribe freshman Linnaea Kavulich reset the freshman record at the Class 4A State Championships with a time of 19:26 Heading into the fall cross country season, Scappoose head coach David Harley…