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Millers football on fast track 

SPRINGFIELD  – Meet the Millers, a team that had three wins in 2021. Friday, they beat the visiting Crater Comets 33-15, a score that raised eyebrows around the state as Springfield moved to 2-1 on the season with a game against arch-rival Thurston looming only two weeks away. This year’s[Read More…]


RESULTS VOLLEYBALLTuesday, Sept. 13■ Pleasant Hill def. Elmira 3-0 (25-16, 25-23, 25-15)■ Thurston def. Churchill 3-0 (25-17, 25-22, 25-21)■ Santiam Christian def. Creswell 3-1 (25-22, 15-25, 25-13, 25-18)■ North Eugene def. Springfield 3-1 (25-14, 25-23, 13-25, 25-22)■ Cascade def. Cottage Grove 3-0 (25-16, 25-11, 25-15)Wednesday, Sept. 14■ Sisters def. Pleasant[Read More…]


THURSTON 35, NORTH EUGENE 0 What2Know: The Colts beat the Highlanders in Eugene to secure their first win of the season. Thurston used a dominant second quarter in which it scored 21 points. Senior Darien Witham opened the scoring on an 11-yard run in the first quarter. Witham also contributed[Read More…]


VOLLEYBALL ■ No. 7 Creswell has a jam-packed week ahead. The Bulldogs travel to No. 17 La Pine tonight, will host a tournament on Saturday, travel to Elmira on Tuesday, and host Harrisburg next Thursday. No. 9 Thurston’s only game is a league matchup at home against Springfield on Tuesday.[Read More…]


THE MAIN EVENT Pleasant Hill Billies (3-0) vs. Banks Braves (3-0) Game facts: 7 p.m. at Pleasant Hill High SchoolWhat2Know: Pleasant Hill is undefeated three weeks into the season. A big statement for a team that hasn’t had much success recently. First-year head coach Jeremiah Heacoack now faces his toughest[Read More…]

Football recap

PLEASANT HILL 25, SALEM ACADEMY 10 What2Know: The Billies hosted Salem Academy in a Saturday morning game, and took care of business in a smoky home opener. A team that didn’t win all of last season now starts this one 2-0. Pleasant Hill’s defense was able to force multiple Crusader[Read More…]

Fall sports recap

Volleyball ■ No. 15 Thurston won two road games, defeating North Salem 3-1 and Ashland 3-0. ■ Springfield had two tough, hard-fought losses. The Millers fell in four sets to No. 12 Marist Catholic, and three sets to Mountain View. ■ No. 8 Pleasant Hill handled 15th-ranked La Pine in[Read More…]