Local All-Stars set to play in 63rd East-West Shrine Game

Local All-Stars set to play in 63rd East-West Shrine Game

Molalla's Coop Early and Colton's Scott Germany will represent the West in the annual...

Molalla Legion team makes gains despite losing record

Molalla Legion team makes gains despite losing record

The goal was not to see how many American Legion AAA baseball games the Indians could win, but to...

Molalla football warms up to first-year head coach

Molalla football warms up to first-year head coach

Grant Boustead was named Molalla High School's new head coach in March after 10 seasons as an...

Stanbury, Farnan set pace, win Freedom 5K race titles

Stanbury, Farnan set pace, win Freedom 5K race titles

Francis Stanbury of Redmond, Wash., repeated as the men's champion, while Canby's Juliet Farnan...

Nelzen points Molalla volleyball in new direction

Nelzen points Molalla volleyball in new direction

Lauree Nelzen, a former Molalla High School standout, is back for her second stint as volleyball...

Molalla's Schultz getting her fill of summer basketball

Molalla's Schultz getting her fill of summer basketball

Alicia Schultz, a second-team, all-league selection as a freshman last season, is playing summer...


Molalla's Sports

PHOTO COURTESY OF SHAWN JOHNSON - Colton's Makayla Johnson and her horse Bennie work to keep a cow separated from the herd during the girls' cutting competition at the 2015 National High School Finals Rodeo in Rock Springs, Wyo.
July 29, 2015

Colton's Johnson makes return trip to National High School…

by Jim Beseda
Makayla Johnson qualified for the national finals in Rock Springs, Wyo., after placing fourth in the state in girls' cutting. Colton’s Makayla Johnson capped her junior year by qualifying for…
JIM BESEDA/MOLALLA PIONEER - Brandon Kishpaugh is back coaching Colton's boys' basketball team after a one-year break.
July 14, 2015

Brandon Kishpaugh returns to Colton boys' basketball

by Jim Beseda
After a one-year break, the 30-year-old coach is back calling the shots for team that has enough talent to be among the state's top Class 3A teams next season. Colton High School boys’…
JIM BESEDA/MOLALLA PIONEER - Flying Five Rodeo's Spring Lilly won this contest with saddle bronc ridere Caleb Nicols of Priest River, Idaho during Thursday's 92nd Molalla Buckeroo PRCA Rodeo.
July 03, 2015

Herrin tops Buckeroo leader board on borrowed horse

by Jim Beseda
Hunter Herrin's horses are in Calgary, so he used six-time world champion Cody Ohl's horse, Savior, to take over the tie-down roping lead through two rounds of the 92nd Molalla Buckeroo PRCA…
JIM BESEDA/MOLALLA PIONEER - Aaron Alexander scattered five hits with two walks and 11 strikeouts over 6 2/3 innings Friday as Molalla opened the 2015 American Legion AAA baseball season with a 4-2 home win over Alpenrose.
June 09, 2015

Molalla baseball makes jump to American Legion AAA

by Jim Beseda
The Indians split Friday's double-header against Alpenrose Dairy to kick off the 2015 Legion season. After Mollalla opened the 2015 American Legion AAA season Friday with a 4-2 home win over…
JIM BESEDA/MOLALLA PIONEER - Molalla High School's Class of 2015 and a standing-room-only crowd listened to language arts teacher Kurt Van Deren's commencement address during Saturday's graduation ceremony at Capasso Court.
June 06, 2015

Molalla's 100th senior class encouraged to 'live life well'

by Jim Beseda
Language arts teacher Kurt Van Deren's commencement address among highlights during Saturday's Class of 2015 graduation ceremony at Capasso Court Molalla High School’s Class of 2015 has a…
JIM BESEDA/MOLALLA PIONEER - Molalla's Austin Salley placed fourth in the boys' triple jump at the OSAA Class 4A Track and Field Championships in Eugene.
June 04, 2015

Salley's injury-filled season ends with fourth-place finish

by Jim Beseda
Austin Salley missed eight weeks on the season with two separate foot injuries and then came back in time to earn a spot on the podium in the boys' triple jump at the Class 4A Track and Field…
JIM BESEDA/MOLALLA PIONEER - Molalla's Rachel Bring awaits her turn in the shot put ring during the 2015 OSAA Class 4A Track and Field Championships in Eugene.
June 04, 2015

Molalla's Bring comes close to 4A girls' shot put title

by Jim Beseda
Sophomore Rachel Bring tied for second with a throw of 39 feet, 3 3/4 inches as the top three competitors were separated by a half inch at the OSAA Class 4A Track and Field Championships at…

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