Will the Dogs be able to dominate this year?

Will the Dogs be able to dominate this year?

The great unknown Aug. 17 was sort of an odd day for the Culver volleyball team. It was the first...

Madras cross country has pieces in place

Madras cross country has pieces in place

More girls out for team Maddie Molitor’s days of being the Madras girls cross country team...

Buffs ready to defend water polo title

Buffs ready to defend water polo title

Moving forward Success breeds success. And with that in mind, the Madras Aquatic Center’s...

Madras volleyball has a new coach, newer attitude

Madras volleyball has a new coach, newer attitude

Starting over It seems that whenever the Madras volleyball program is in dire straits, it turns...

Living the dream

Living the dream

Darrell Ceciliani has had quite the summer, and it's not over just yet Anyone who has ever met...

Growing the game

Growing the game

Local golfers trying to inspire the next wave With a group of 20 players ranging from ages 13 to...


Madras Sports

ELLE RENAULT PHOTO - Elle Renault posses in front of the sign that sits atop Mount Kilimanjaro. The 2015 Madras graduate climbed to the top of the 19,341-foot mountain last month on her senior trip.
August 19, 2015

Reaching new heights

by Jeff Wilson
Elle Renault's climb up Mount Kilimanjaro altered her view of life For most kids, a senior trip means fun in the sun. You would be hard pressed to find an 18 year old that would turn down a trip…
JEFF WILSON/THE PIONEER - Culver's Margie Beeler, out front on the orange bike, clears a jump during the opening seconds of a qualifying race Saturday at the High Desert BMX race track in Bend.
August 17, 2015

Ceiling unlimited

by Jeff Wilson
For Margie Beeler, the sky is the limit in BMX bike racing It was about nine years ago when a feisty, little redhead proclaimed to the world, or anyone who would listen, that she had every…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Leah Buck, left, and Celeste Morning Owl pose with their medals and first-place trophy.
August 17, 2015

Duo named to all-tourney team

by Jeff Wilson
For some high school athletes, summer is a time to kick back, relax and take a break from whatever sport they may compete in. Leah Buck and Celeste Morning Owl don't fall into that category. The…
JEFF WILSON/THE PIONEER - Madras outfielder Keely Brown, left, looks to drive a pitch deep during one of the White Buffalos' softball games this season. Brown was selected as a first-team Class 4A all-state outfielder this year.
July 01, 2015

Buffs have two named all-state teams

by Jeff Wilson
Brown receives first team softball nod; Rehwinkel lands on baseball's second team Keely Brown and Bryce Rehwinkel are the two latest Madras White Buffalos to have their names etched onto an…
JEFF WILSON/THE PIONEER - Culver graduate Adam Knepp makes a pitch during the seventh inning of Saturday's second game of the All-Star Baseball Series at Linfield College. Knepp, who played for the East team, tossed two innings and didn't allow any runs. The East team won two of the three games of the series.
July 01, 2015

Bringing the heat

by Jeff Wilson
Culver's Adam Knepp shines in 3A/2A/1A All-Star baseball series At first, Adam Knepp didn’t know what to expect. But after just a few moments with his new teammates, the Culver grad had…
JEFF WILSON/THE PIONEER - Madras teammates Jered Pichette, front, and Brent Sullivan, work their way up court during Friday night's first game of the OACA All-Star Basketball Series in Eugene. The pair combined to score 25 points for the East team, which lost 90-78 to the West team
July 01, 2015

Fun and games

by Jeff Wilson
Pichette, Sullivan show their stuff at All-Star tournament For Jered Pichette and Brent Sullivan, the weekend may not have started great, but it ended with a bang. The former Madras High…
JEFF WILSON/THE PIONEER - Harrison Manu hands off to Chris North Wednesday as the Buffs work on offensive sets. Coach Sean Cease had about 30 players out for the three-day mini camp. The rest of the summer will be spent focusing on weight training and conditioning.
July 01, 2015

Buffs get in some early work

by Jeff Wilson
Three-day mini camp signals start of the 2015 football season At this time last summer, the Madras football program was still in limbo, looking for someone to take over the program. My, how…

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