Chasing a WS title

Chasing a WS title

Andy Leonard off to Carribean World Series The deeper that Andy Leonard gets into his baseball...

Hanging tough

Hanging tough

Despite a rough week, Buff boys still in mix Allen Hair didn’t mince words and he...

Mets trade Ceciliani to Toronto

Mets trade Ceciliani to Toronto

Former Madras grad was designated for assignment last week Just a week after desginating Darrell...

Taking charge

Taking charge

Buffs sit alone atop Tri Valley standings This week marks the halfway point of the Tri Valley...


Madras Sports

REVIEW PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Oregon City's Cierra Walker goes up for a shot during her team's 56-39 win over Clackamas at Oregon City High School on Friday night.
February 06, 2016

High school basketball scores are here for Feb. 5

by Miles Vance
Closer, closer, closer — day-by-day and game-by-game, the race to the 2016 state playoffs is getting closer and more exciting. Oregon's best high school basketball teams were back at it Friday…
JEFF WILSON/THE PIONEER - Madras swimmer Garrett Webb, left, celebrates breaking the Madras High school record in the 50-yard freestyle with his father Steven Webb Thursday at the Madras Aquatic Center. The younger Webb, who had been chipping away at the record all year, swam a 23.24 to top the mark by a full half-second.
February 03, 2016

Webb gem

by Jeff Wilson
Madras junior shatters school record in the 50 freestyle by half a second Over the past two swim seasons, Garrett Webb grew tired of seeing Bryce Williams’ name on the Madras board of swim…
JEFF WILSON/THE PIONEER - Madras sophomore Harrison Manu gets a tight grip on Dustin Follett, of Summit, during the championship match of the 182-pound division in the White Buffalo Classic Saturday. Manu won the match 7-5.
February 03, 2016

Super Manu

by Jeff Wilson
MHS soph breezes to second title of season Every growing program needs a star to build around. The Madras wrestling program has found its star. Sophomore Harrison Manu captured his second…
February 03, 2016

Dogs perfect at Crater Duals

by Jeff Wilson
As season winds down, Bulldog wrestlers ramp up The last couple of weeks have seen the Culver wrestling team work its way through a brutal stretch of its schedule. But like they usually do, the…
February 03, 2016

Culver girls still in postseason race

by Jeff Wilson
Despite not getting a conference win last weekend, the Culver girls basketball team still controls whether it makes the postseason or not. The Bulldogs dropped a heartbreaker at Weston-McEwen…
February 03, 2016

Bulldogs come oh so close to CBC win

by Jeff Wilson
In the almost two seasons that the Culver boys basketball team has been a member of the Columbia Basin Conference, it has never won a league game. That streak almost ended last weekend, as the…
TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Beaverton junior guard Cole Johanson finishes a lefty layup in the fourth quarter of the Beavers comeback win over Jesuit on Friday.
January 31, 2016

Friday's top five: Check out the five biggest high school…

by Miles Vance
Another day, another ... You thought I was going to say "dollar," right? Nope — this is about hoop. Another day, another "three," another jaw-dropping blocked shot, another fast break basket…
JEFF WILSON/THE PIONEER - Madras swimmer Garrett Webb, left, celebrates breaking the Madras High school record in the 50-yard freestyle with his father Steven Webb Thursday at the Madras Aquatic Center. The younger Webb, who had been chipping away at the record all year, swam a 23.24 to top the mark by a full half-second.
January 28, 2016

Webb gem

by Jeff Wilson
Madras junior shatters school record in the 50 freestyle by half a second Over the past two swim seasons, Garrett Webb grew tired of seeing Bryce Williams’ name on the Madras board of swim…
JEFF WILSON/THE PIONEER - Madras sophomore Harrison Manu gets a tight grip on Dustin Follett, of Summit, during the championship match of the 182-pound division in the White Buffalo Classic Saturday. Manu won the match 7-5.
January 28, 2016

Super Manu

by Jeff Wilson
MHS soph breezes to second title of season Every growing program needs a star to build around. The Madras wrestling program has found its star. Sophomore Harrison Manu captured his second…
JEFF WILSON/THE PIONEER - The Buffs' Kiersten Anderson tries to drive around Bend's Allison Parker during Tuesday night's nonconference game at the Buffalo Dome.
January 27, 2016

MHS girls suffer momentum loss

by Jeff Wilson
Heading into TVC play, Madras on wrong end of back-to-back blowouts Coming off the heels of a pair of solid wins over two pretty good 5A programs, and about to head into Tri Valley Conference…

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JEFF WILSON/THE PIONEER - Madras sophomore Kaliyah Iverson plays keep-away from a Gladstone player as the final minutes of Friday's Tri Valley Conference game winds down. The Buffs won 43-35 to move to 2-0 in league play.
Jan 28, 2016

Buff girls off to great start

by Jeff Wilson
At 2-0 in TVC play, Madras sitting pretty It seems there isn’t much that fazes the Madras girls basketball team. Down 31-23 entering the fourth quarter of last week’s Tri Valley Conference home…
JEFF WILSON/THE PIONEER - Madras' Aaron Winishut goes up for a bucket as Estacada defender Jordan McDaniel tries to block the shot during Tuesday's Tri Valley Conference opener. The Buffs pulled out a 56-28 victory to jump-start their season.
Jan 28, 2016

MHS boys get back on track

by Jeff Wilson
Despite a wild week, Madras in league race As if going on the road to play the defending league champions isn’t tough enough by itself, the Madras boys basketball team had an extra hurdle to…
JEFF WILSON/THE PIONEER - Culver guard Alysha Fritz pokes away a pass and starts a fast break for the Bulldogs during Friday's Columbia Basin Conference game against Irrigon. Defense was the key to the Dogs' 39-36 win over the Knights.
Jan 28, 2016

Dogs back in it

by Jeff Wilson
Halfway through CBC schedule, Culver in control of its own fate Just when it looked like the season might be a lost one for the Culver girls basketball team, a freshman came to the rescue. Irma…
JEFF WILSON/THE PIONEER - Culver's Mike Davis goes up strong during Friday's game against Irrigon. Davis and the Dogs held their own during the second half of the Columbia Basin Conference game.
Jan 28, 2016

CHS boys still after first league victory

by Jeff Wilson
The Columbia Basin Conference basketball race has hit the midway point and with just five league games remaining for each team, nothing has been decided. But one thing is for sure, Culver is…
Jan 28, 2016

Bulldogs solid at Reser's meet

by Jeff Wilson
Being the smallest school in a field of giants isn’t always easy, but the Culver wrestling team seems to make it look that way. Competing at the prestigious Reser’s Tournament of Champions in…
JEFF WILSON/THE PIONEER - Culver coach J.D. Alley, left, and assistant coach Miguel Baltazar, along with a crowd of Bulldog fans, give encouragement to Tanner Davis as the end of the 195-pound match draws to a close. Davis came from behind to win the match 2-1 and put Culver in a position to win its 13th Oregon Wrestling Classic title.
Jan 21, 2016

Instant Classic

by Jeff Wilson
Dogs overcome Lowell to earn 13th dual title Wrestling with the weight of the entire team on your shoulders wasn’t the hard part for Mack Little. It was the waiting to do so. Little, a junior on…
JEFF WILSON/THE PIONEER - Culver's defense inside, led by Raeanne Slaght (4) and Irma Retano, right, made things tough on Heppner all game long.
Jan 21, 2016

Dogs earn league win

by Jeff Wilson
Culver girls power past Heppner, look to get back in conference race The Culver girls basketball team turned the ugly zero that was in its conference standings into a one last weekend, and now…
LON AUSTIN/FOR THE PIONEER - Madras' Colton Goss puts a hurting on Justin Derrick, of Molalla, last week at the Crook County Duals. Goss won this match by fall, pinning Derrick at the 3:18 mark.
Jan 21, 2016

Madras set for White Buffalo Classic

by Jeff Wilson
First-year Madras wrestling coach Brad Padgett knows the dual match format doesn’t fit his team very well this year. So, after a night that saw the Buffs matchup three times in that format, and…
Jan 21, 2016

CHS boys continue to gain confidence, improve

by Jeff Wilson
Bulldogs still looking for first Columbia Basin league win The first half of the Columbia Basin Conference schedule wraps up this weekend and the Culver boys basketball team is still looking for…
Jan 21, 2016

Buffs turn in amazing meet

by Jeff Wilson
Swimmers cut times during Buffalo Classic Of all the Madras swim records hanging on the wall of the Madras Aquatic Center, one in particular is in danger of falling. The Buffs’ Garrett Webb has…



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