Molalla's Luis Rojas grabs Tri-Valley's top soccer award

Molalla's Luis Rojas grabs Tri-Valley's top soccer award

The senior midfielder was named the league's Offensive Player of the Year for the second...

Halverson leads Cougars to Class 1A volleyball state title

Halverson leads Cougars to Class 1A volleyball state title

Top-ranked Country Christian clinched the school's first state championship with a 25-19, 25-18,...

4A boys' soccer: Molalla drops 1-0 decision to Stayton

4A boys' soccer: Molalla drops 1-0 decision to Stayton

The Indians couldn't overcome the absence of offensive threats Luis Rojas and Benito Ortiz...

Class 4A playoff: Molalla falls 41-6 to Scappoose

Class 4A playoff: Molalla falls 41-6 to Scappoose

An early goal-line stand helped put momentum on the side of the Indians of the Cowapa League, who...

Molalla's 4-1 win over Philomath comes with price

Molalla's 4-1 win over Philomath comes with price

The Indians win their Class 4A boys soccer first-round playoff, but lose seniors Luis Rojas and...

Molalla girls grab second place at state cross country

Molalla girls grab second place at state cross country

Senior Hannah Clarizio, in her third trip to the state meet, finished ninth overall and the...

Molalla boys 'not here to mess around' in playoffs

Molalla boys 'not here to mess around' in playoffs

Junior defender Aiseah Taufui hopes the Tri-Valley Conference champions have what it takes to...

Banks scores first-round knockout over Molalla

Banks scores first-round knockout over Molalla

Samantha Bostwick redirected Cassie Streblow's corner kick into the goal in the 23rd minute as...

Molalla vs. Scappoose: Officials look to move playoff game to turf field

Molalla vs. Scappoose: Officials look to move playoff game to turf field

Scappoose is the designated home team, but the Cowapa League champion's field is a mess, and...

Colton's Moyle runs up to expectations at state meet

Colton's Moyle runs up to expectations at state meet

The Vikings' junior followed up her third-place finish at district by finishing 23rd at the OSAA...

Hannah Clarizio paces Molalla to second place at state cross country meet

Hannah Clarizio paces Molalla to second place at state cross country meet

Phoenix, last year's runner-up to Molalla, scored 57 points to win its first team title, while...

Colton's Charlie Gilpin steals Senior Night spotlight

Colton's Charlie Gilpin steals Senior Night spotlight

Senior running back Charlie Gilpin scored five touchdowns -- three on the ground, two through the...

Molalla travels to Baker City for Class 4A play-in game

Molalla travels to Baker City for Class 4A play-in game

The Indians (6-2) take on the Baker Bulldogs (3-5) who have reached the Class 4A championship...

Molalla's upset bid falters, Glads win in 70-21 romp

Molalla's upset bid falters, Glads win in 70-21 romp

The Indians settle for third place in the Tri-Valley Conference and will travel to Baker to play...

Molalla boys put finishing touch on 10-0 league season

Molalla boys put finishing touch on 10-0 league season

Goals by Luis Rojas and Luis Mendoza lift Molalla to 2-0 win over Estacada and complete...

Clarizio sisters finish 1-2, pace Molalla to Tri-Valley girls' cross country title

Clarizio sisters finish 1-2, pace Molalla to Tri-Valley girls' cross country title

Junior Amanda Clarizio scored her first career win in a time of 19 minutes, 44 seconds, while...

Molalla girls rally for 3-1 home win over Corbett

Molalla girls rally for 3-1 home win over Corbett

Trailing 1-0 at halftime, the Indians got goals from Chase Rome, Audrey Bever and Desirae...

Molalla-Gladstone football: The wait is almost over

Molalla-Gladstone football: The wait is almost over

Everyone connected to Molalla football can say they've taken the 2014 season 'a week at a time,'...

Molalla volleyball sends seniors out with home win

Molalla volleyball sends seniors out with home win

Calley Baker, Helen Daniels, Ashley Johnson, Brie Riley and Haley Thrower played in the final...

Light rain adds to inaugural Molalla River Trail Race

Light rain adds to inaugural Molalla River Trail Race

Shawn Sokolsky of Corvallis won the men's 5k in a time of 24 minutes, 12 seconds over the muddy...

Molalla dumps Madras 56-7, eyes piece of Tri-Valley title

Molalla dumps Madras 56-7, eyes piece of Tri-Valley title

The Indians overcame a slow start to take a 28-7 halftime lead on a night that served as both...

First-place Molalla girls settle for 0-0 tie at Gladstone

First-place Molalla girls settle for 0-0 tie at Gladstone

The Indians remained the Tri-Valley Conference's only unbeaten team and maintained a one-point...

Molalla boys' soccer in good hands with Escalante in goal

Molalla boys' soccer in good hands with Escalante in goal

Escalante and fellow junior goalkeeper Emanuel Aquino have backstopped the Tri-Valley...

Colton volleyball through first stages of rebuilding

Colton volleyball through first stages of rebuilding

First-year coach Nick Keli'ipule'ole is happy with the progress the Vikings have made this season...

No-nonsense Molalla rolls over Estacada 58-7

No-nonsense Molalla rolls over Estacada 58-7

The Indians scored on all seven first-half possessions and sprinted to a 49-0 halftime lead,...

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Photo Credit: MOLALLA HIGH SCHOOL - Students Clancy Paul and Nell Danforth with their display at last week's MRSD Showcase Night event.
November 20, 2014

Showcase

by Peggy Savage
n The fifth annual Molalla River School District event gives students a chance to show what they can do. The Fifth Annual Molalla River School District Showcase Night, held last week at Molalla…
Photo Credit: LAURA WARRINGTON/COUNTRY CHRISTIAN - Senior middle blocker Miranda Halverson helped lead the Country Christian Cougars to the 2014 OSAA Class 1A volleyball championship.
November 19, 2014

Cougars learned, grew on road to 1A volleyball title

by Jim Beseda
Country Christian closed the season on a seven-game winning streak, taking 21 of 22 games during that stretch. When Country Christian volleyball coach Janin McGrath heard her players talk on the…
Photo Credit: PAMPLIN MEDIA: DAVID BALL - Molallas Grant Riehle breaks away from a Gresham tackler for a big gain during Saturdays 28-0 loss in the Landry Division title game.
November 10, 2014

Molalla can't crack Gophers 'D' in title game

by David Ball
Several long drives stall out near the goal line to leave the Indians off the scoreboard TUALATIN VALLEY YOUTH FOOTBALL LEAGUE8th grade Landry Division title game Team Score Gresham28Molalla0…
November 08, 2014

Halverson leads Country Christian to 1A volleyball title

by Jim Beseda
The Cougars of Molalla won the OSAA Class 1A state championship with a25-19, 25-18, 22-25, 25-15 victory over Dufur Saturday. Senior Miranda Halverson took 73 swings and finished with 29 kills…
November 07, 2014

Class 1A volleyball: Country Christian, Dufur reach final

by Jim Beseda
In Friday's semifinals, the Cougars of Molalla defeated Lowell in straight sets 25-16, 25-12, 25-17 to advance to Saturday's 6 p.m. championship final against the Dufur Rangers. Country…
November 05, 2014

Top-ranked Country Christian in Friday's 1A volleyball…

by Jim Beseda
The Cougars play at 8 a.m. Friday against Hosanna Christian of Klamath Falls, looking to advance to Friday's 6:30 p.m. semifinals. Country Christian is on its way back to Redmond for the…
Photo Credit: JAIME VALDEZ/PAMPLIN MEDIA - Molalla's Isaiah Bilbrey had 14 touchdowns during the regular season and was named to the all-Tri-Valley Conference first team for the second consecutive season.
November 05, 2014

Bilbrey, Green, Salley repeat as first-team, all-Tri-Valley

by Jim Beseda
Molalla senior running back Isaiah Bilbrey, senior defensive back Conner Green, and junior wide receiver Austin Salley were named to the Tri-Valley Conference’s all-league first team for the…
November 04, 2014

Molalla-Scappoose football game moved to Lincoln High

by Jim Beseda
The OSAA Class 4A first-round game is scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday in downtown Portland Friday's Molalla-Scappoose first-round OSAA Class 4A football playoff game has been moved to Lincoln High…
Photo Credit: PAMPLIN MEDIA: DAVID BALL - Molalla running back Reece Elliott stiff arms an Estacada tackler during Saturdays 41-26 playoff win.
November 03, 2014

Indians turn away scare, play for eighth-grade title

by David Ball
Molalla faces Gresham Blue at 3 p.m. Saturday in Oregon City for the Tualatin Valley youth football crown TUALATIN VALLEY YOUTH FOOTBALL LEAGUE8th grade playoffs Team Score Molalla41Estacada26…
November 01, 2014

Class 4A playoffs: Molalla to face Scappoose in 1st round

by Jim Beseda
Molalla won 49-18 in Friday's play-in game at Baker and will travel to take on No. 5-ranked Scappoose, the Cowapa League champions. The Molalla Indians got the job done on the road Friday night.…

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Oct 31, 2014

Molalla 49, Baker 18: Indians advance to Class 4A playoffs vs.…

by Jim Beseda
Molalla is in the playoffs for only the seventh time in school history and for the second time in the last four seasons under coach Kaleb Mitchell. The Molalla Indians got the job done on the…
Oct 30, 2014

Country Christian to face Days Creek in Class 1A volleyball…

by Jim Beseda
The Wolves, last season's Class 2A state champions, defeated Butte Falls on Wednesday to advance to Saturday's second round against the top-ranked Cougars of Molalla. Top-ranked Country…
Jessica Parker, Colton
Nov 05, 2014

Colton's Parker, McCoy named to all-PacWest volleyball second…

by Jim Beseda
Colton High School’s Jessica Parker and Rachel McCoy were named to the all-PacWest Conference volleyball second team in voting by the league’s coaches. Caitlyn Weinberger earned honorable…
Colton's Brylee Moyle
Oct 24, 2014

Brylee Moyle posts school-record time, qualifies for Class…

by Jim Beseda
The junior finished third overall in a time of 20 minutes, 57.5 seconds and will advance to the Nov. 1 OSAA state cross country championships at Lane Community College in Eugene. Colton junior…
Photo Credit: JIM BESEDA/MOLALLA PIONEER - The Molalla High School volleyball team cut its season short, skipping Monday's Tri-Valley Conference playoff game at Corbett after a number of players faced disciplinary action for breaking the school's athletic code of conduct.
Oct 24, 2014

Molalla volleyball season ends amid internal unrest

by Jim Beseda
The Indians ended their season before Monday's Tri-Valley Conference playoff game at Corbett with players facing disciplinary action for private comments that were critical of coach Carol Grauer…
The Vikings won for the third time in the last four games.
Oct 21, 2014

Charlie Gilpin paces Colton to 41-22 win over N.Eugene

by Jim Beseda
The senior running back rushed for 173 yards and three touchdowns and also caught a TD pass from Jacob Imdieke as the Vikings won for the third time in four games. When North Eugene’s defense…
Photo Credit: PAMPLIN MEDIA: DAVID BALL - Molalla running back Grant Riehle puts up a stiff-arm as he turns the corner during Saturdays 17-14 win at Gresham. He scored both of the Indians touchdowns.
Oct 19, 2014

Gatica propels Indians past Gresham Blue

by David Ball
Molalla knocks off the Gophers 17-14 with a late field goal 8TH GRADE FOOTBALLTualatin Valley League Team Score Molalla17Gresham Blue14 GRESHAM — Molalla came through in crunch time Saturday to…
Oct 02, 2014

Inaugural Molalla River Trail Race nears capacity

by Jim Beseda
Only 33 spots remained Wednesday for the Oct. 18 event, featuring 5K and 10K races that start near the Hardy Creek Trailhead in the Molalla River Corridor. The field for the inaugural Molalla…



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