Bulldogs heading wrong way

Bulldogs heading wrong way

Culver looking to stop five-game losing streak It’s been a season of streaks for the Culver...

Buffs start off league play 1-1

Buffs start off league play 1-1

Girls open with win over Estacada, struggle to score against Gladstone Basketball teams are...

Buffs hold their own at Invite

Buffs hold their own at Invite

Bauman wins his weight class; Oppenlander places second A 10th place finish at its own tournament...

Divine intervention

Divine intervention

Pichette 3-pointer at the buzzer lifts Buffs past No. 3 Gladstone The ending to last...

A perfect 10

A perfect 10

Bullogs capture 10th-straight Oregon Classic title A few weeks ago, when some members of the...


Madras Sports

January 30, 2015

Turnover bug bites Bulldogs

by Jeff Wilson
Just when it seems that the Culver boys are starting to get things together, something else seems to jump up and bite them. Lately, it has been taking care of the basketball, or actually, not…
January 30, 2015

Dogs kind of so-so at Reser's

by Jeff Wilson
Culver finishes 14th as a team, has three wrestlers place in top six After the first day of action at the Reser’s Tournament of Champions, Culver coach J.D. Alley was feeling pretty good about…
January 30, 2015

Buff stay strong in the pool

by Jeff Wilson
It was another busy week for the Madras High swim team and a tough one with both teams having to fight through illness and injuries. The White Buffalos took part in the Redmond Multi-Dual meet…
January 30, 2015

MST turns in quality swim times

by Jeff Wilson
Ethan Graeme swam a state qualifying time in the 50-yard backstroke over the weekend for the Madras Swim Team. Competing at the Lake Oswego Swim Club’s Clent Richardson Memorial Open, Graeme…
Photo Credit: LON AUSTIN/FOR THE PIONEER - Madras made a strong showing during Saturday's action at the Oregon Classic, ultimately winning the 4A Copper Division. The Buffs' Trevor Parsons looks to pin his opponent, Angelo Vasquez of Ontario. Madras tied Ontario 40-40, but advanced on a tiebreaker
January 21, 2015

Buffs win Copper title at Classic

by Jeff Wilson
After a tough first day, Madras rebounds with pair of team dual wins The strength of the Madras High wrestling team doesn’t really show up in dual meets. There is strength in the middle of the…
January 21, 2015

MHS boys show their mettle

by Jeff Wilson
Confidence not lacking after a near-perfect week There was a playoff feel to Madras’ final nonconference boys basketball game of the season Friday night in the Buffalo Dome. And if the Buffs…
January 21, 2015

Madras girls still on track

by Jeff Wilson
After an 0-3 week, team turns focus to league Entering Tri-Valley Conference play on the heels of a three-game losing streak is not what Madras girls basketball coach Zach Lillebo had in mind…
Photo Credit: JEFF WILSON/THE PIONEER - Melissa Field heads toward the finish of the 100-yard backstroke Saturday during the Madras White Buffalo swim meet at the Madras Aquatic Center. Field finished third in the event.
January 21, 2015

Buffs tough at home

by Jeff Wilson
Madras boys cruise to first place in White Buff Classic; girls team second One thing new Madras swim coach Denise Horton knows for sure, is that she has a pretty good core group of swimmers that…
January 21, 2015

Dogs have tough week

by Jeff Wilson
Both Culver teams lose twice in conference play Just when it seemed everything was starting to come together for the Culver girls basketball team, the Bulldogs hit a bump in the road. Battling…
January 21, 2015

MAC has solid plan in place for 2015

by Jeff Wilson
With the new year comes change — some good and some bad. But change is coming, especially at the Madras Aquatic Center and I expect , as does Executive Director Joe McHaney, that it will be all…

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Photo Credit: JEFF WILSON/THE PIONEER - Janae Adams, left, and Hailey Sloan fight for space under the net during Wednesday night's nonconference game against Mountain View. The Buffs held their own against the taller Cougars and won the game by a comfortable 44-34 margin.
Jan 14, 2015

Madras gets going

by Jeff Wilson
Two wins over 5A schools has Buffs on a roll There are a lot of numbers that can come out of a basketball game. But after last week, Madras coach Zach Lillebo was concerned with just one…
Photo Credit: JEFF WILSON/THE PIONEER - Culver's Jessica Johnson battles for position underneath the hoop Friday night in the Bulldogs' conference opener with Irrigon.
Jan 14, 2015

Dogs open league play with solid win

by Jeff Wilson
Culver girls overcome slow start to take down Irrigon in Columbia Basin opener For Culver girls basketball coach Scott Fritz, Friday night’s Columbia Basin Conference basketball opener against…
Photo Credit: JEFF WILSON/THE PIONEER - Culver's Corey Sledge tries to block a shot by Irrigon's Austin Rice during the first quarter of Friday night's Columbia Basin Conference opener.
Jan 14, 2015

Bulldogs can't catch a break

by Jeff Wilson
Culver opens league play with the state's defending champions What does a coach say to his team after facing possibly the best team in the state and losing by 63 points? Not much. But getting…
Jan 14, 2015

Despite injuries, Buffs hang tough

by Jeff Wilson
The Madras boys basketball team didn’t have the best of weeks last week. But then, it wasn’t the worst either. The White Buffalos did lose twice over the last seven days, and even worse, lost a…
Jan 14, 2015

Buffs, Dogs gear up for Oregon Classic meet

by Jeff Wilson
Team dual meet a nice break in a long season Wrestling season is easily the toughest of all the sports contested in the winter session. The constant demand to make weight, stay in shape and…
Photo Credit: JEFF WILSON/THE PIONEER - Jorge Olivera has won two titles this year, here at the Culver Invite, and last weekend at the Jo Hi Invitational.
Jan 07, 2015

Dogs end year in style

by Jeff Wilson
Culver closes out 2014 with impressive showings It’s been said that you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. Seems that J.D. Alley is proving that old idiom wrong. On the heels of a tremendously…
Photo Credit: JEFF WILSON/THE PIONEER - Lynden Harry takes a shot at a Buff game earlier this season.
Jan 07, 2015

Coming together

by Jeff Wilson
MHS girls working for better attitudes, relationships both on and off the court Zach Lillebo did not get what he wanted for Christmas. At least not when it comes to his Madras girls basketball…
Photo Credit: JEFF WILSON/THE PIONEER - Hannah Lewis, seen here in a game against Trinity Luthern last week, helped the Bulldogs win twice at the Salem Academy Tournament.
Jan 07, 2015

Dogs getting it done

by Jeff Wilson
Culver girls poised for conference title run As the Culver girls prepare to open Columbia Basin Conference play later this week, they can take plenty away from last week’s consolation title at…
Photo Credit: JEFF WILSON/THE PIONEER - The Buffs' Chad Lindgren, in action against Redmond earlier this season, opened up his offensive game last week, scoring 15 points in a win over Baker in the Sisters Holiday Tournament.
Jan 07, 2015

Moving forward

by Jeff Wilson
Madras boys in good shape as league nears The Madras boys basketball team followed up its Seaside Holiday Tournament win last month with a solid showing at the Sisters Holiday Tournament last…
Jan 07, 2015

Bulldogs still making strides

by Jeff Wilson
CHS offense is starting to click, only not all at once The offensive improvement that Culver boys basketball coach Brennan Whitaker wants to see out of his young squad is happening. The only…




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