TRACK: Molalla athletes shine during rainy Wilsonville Invitational

TRACK: Molalla athletes shine during rainy Wilsonville Invitational

Molalla sophomore hurdler Drew Vandenbroeder has his eye on a possible berth in next...

SOFTBALL: Colton rallies, downs visiting Gaston, 4-3

SOFTBALL: Colton rallies, downs visiting Gaston, 4-3

Colton’s Mikaela Shelton got a pitch on the inner part of the plate and hit it the other...

BASEBALL: Country Christian knocked from Special District 2 unbeaten ranks

BASEBALL: Country Christian knocked from Special District 2 unbeaten ranks

For a couple of days last week, the Country Christian Cougars stood alone atop the 2A/1A...

Baseball: Molalla wins first league game

Baseball: Molalla wins first league game

Molalla’s Keaton Franco finished what he started Tuesday afternoon at Al Geddes Field. The...

Golf: Girls take first at Langdon Farms

Golf: Girls take first at Langdon Farms

Molalla’s golf teams travelled to Langdon Farms, in North Marion, on Monday, April 7. The...

Softball: Indians break losing streak

Softball: Indians break losing streak

After opening league with a 10-2 loss to North Marion on Monday, April 7, the Indians broke their...

Running in green and yellow

Running in green and yellow

CHS graduate Austin Collins in his first season running for UO. Junior Austin Collins recently...

Cougars open league hot

Cougars open league hot

Country Christian wins first two league games, 8-5 and 13-1. The Country Christian Cougars opened...

Baseball: Molalla opens league with a loss

Baseball: Molalla opens league with a loss

Indians defeat Huskies, demolish Seagulls, then lose 9-1 to North Marion in league opener. The...

Not this time, Bulldogs!

Not this time, Bulldogs!

Vikings come back in seventh inning to open league with a win over Willamina. The Colton Vikings...

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Molalla's Sports

April 16, 2014

GOLF: Arrowhead's Rob Gibbons a lock to make cut

by Jim Beseda
Arrowhead’s Rob Gibbons shot a 1-under-par 71 Wednesday afternoon and stood at 6-under 138 through the first two rounds of the 25th Southworth Senior PGA Professional National Championship at…
by: LACEY MCGRAW - Andrew Axmaker on the mound. Axmaker threw a no hitter on Monday, April 7, against Western Mennonite.
April 15, 2014

Ace pitchers keep Cougars on a winning streak

by Cory Mimms
The Cougars continued their winning streak last week and picked up their first home runs at home in four years. The Cougars played two solid games last week, taking a 10-0 win over Western…
by: CORY MIMMS - Viking pitcher Becky Patterson slinging heat in Colton's league opener against Willamina.
April 08, 2014

Softball: Bulldogs defeat Vikings

by Cory Mimms
The Lady Vikings opened their league play with a 3-1 loss to Willamina on Wednesday, March 5. The game, which was originally scheduled for Tuesday but was postponed because of soggy field…
April 08, 2014

Softball: Little by little

by Cory Mimms
Molalla softball loses 10-0 to seventh-ranked Yamhill-Carlton, but the Indians see where training can take them. The Molalla Indians caught a glimpse of what training and experience can do for a…
by: CORY MIMMS - The Indians warming up before their first preseason game. Molalla enters league play on Monday, April 7, at home versus North Marion.
April 01, 2014

Baseball: Molalla gets two non-league wins

by Cory Mimms
Indians beat North Bend and Douglas in Yaquina Bay Baseball Classic. The Indians went 2-1 last week in the Yaquina Bay Baseball Classic. Molalla (now 2-3 overall) opened with a 5-4 win over…
by: LACEY MCGRAW - Pitcher Jordan Syphard throws to first baseman Cooper Nofziger in the Cougars' opening game against Gervais.
April 01, 2014

Baseball: Coach Syphard "75 percent confident"

by Cory Mimms
Country Christian went 3-2 in preseason and enters league play this week. The Country Christian Cougars play their first league games this week. They are on the road on Monday, March 31, versus…
by: CORY MIMMS - Pitcher Becky Patterson and catcher Cassondra Neff before practice. Coach Jim Brochis was happy with how they performed last week in Union.
April 01, 2014

Softball: Vikings successful in spring break bash

by Cory Mimms
The Lady Vikings won three of four games in Union last week. The Colton Lady Vikings travelled to Union last week for a spring break softball tournament, where they took two wins and a loss. On…
April 01, 2014

Softball: Indians improve with each game

by Cory Mimms
Though Molalla's softball team hasn't picked up a win yet, they're showing major improvement. Molalla’s softball team travelled to The Dalles last week, where they played in the The Dalles…
April 01, 2014

Vikings enter league play

by Cory Mimms
The Vikings (1-4) play their first league games this week. The Colton Vikings enter league play on unsteady feet this week, coming off four losses and one win in preseason. “We got beat up…
by: PHOTO COURTESY OF VEST RACING - Vest Racing, truck #46.
March 19, 2014

Vest Racing takes sixth at Mint 400

by Cory Mimms
Vest Racing travelled to La Vegas, Nev., last week for the Mint 400. The team took sixth in the 1400 class with a time of 6:59.21 and eighth overall, missing the seventh-place spot by just one…

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by: PHOTO COURTESY OF AMY EDWARDS - Fallon Child, who celebrated his 18th birthday at the meet on March 15, 2014.
Mar 18, 2014

OHSET: Molalla strives to win again

by Cory Mimms
Molalla's equestrian team places multiple times at second Tri-River Valley Meet. The second Tri-River Valley OHSET meet took place at the Yamhill County Fairgrounds last week. Competition began…
by: FILE COURTESY OF SOU - Former Colton Viking and  All-American athlete Clayton Burtis.
Mar 18, 2014

Colton graduate named All-American

by Cory Mimms
Heavyweight Clayton Burtis was named All-American at the NAIA Wrestling Championships earlier this month in Topeka, Kan. Burtis, a graduate of Colton High School, is in his junior year wrestling…
by: FILE PHOTO - Devon Schaefer at bat last season. Schaefer will move on to play for Clackamas Community College after his final season at Molalla High School.
Mar 18, 2014

Schaefer signs with CCC

by Cory Mimms
Currently catching for MHS, senior Devon Schaefer will play outfield for CCC next year Molalla High School senior Devon Schaefer recently signed with the Clackamas Community College Cougars to…
Mar 18, 2014

Goat Mountain Gallop just around the corner

by Cory Mimms
The 31st annual Goat Mountain Gallop half marathon will be held on Saturday, April 12. The run/walk follows back roads from Colton to Molalla. “It’s very hilly, with a slight elevation drop from…
Mar 11, 2014

Coach Gilstad reflects on the Vikings' season

by Cory Mimms
The Colton Vikings girls basketball team finished the season third in the West Valley League, going 9-5 in league and 15-12 overall. With first-year coach Kyle Gilstad at the helm, the Vikings…
by: LACEY MCGRAW - Miranda Halverson shoots for two over Prairie City defense.
Mar 11, 2014

Cougars fight through two losses at state

by Cory Mimms
Country Christian's girls basketball team travelled to Baker last week for the OSAA 1A State Championship. The Cougars lost 50-18 to the returning state champions, Damascus Christian, in the…
Mar 11, 2014

Boys basketball: A look back at Molalla's 2013-14 season

by Cory Mimms
It was a hard season for Molalla’s boys basketball team. Coach Tyler Kelleher said at the beginning of the year that there would be no easy wins this season. He was right. The Indians finished…
Mar 05, 2014

All League Awards: Molalla, Colton, Country Christian

by Cory Mimms
Molalla, Tri-Valley Conference, 4A Girls basketball Honorable Mention Josie Child, senior Audrey Reiskamp, freshman Boys basketball Second Team Tyler Gengler, senior Honorable Mention Conner…
Mar 04, 2014

Vikings basketball: Kishpaugh reflects on this season, looks…

by Cory Mimms
The Colton Vikings boys basketball team finished the season fifth in the West Valley League, 6-8 in league and 11-14 overall. Though the team didn’t make it past the first round of playoffs,…
by: CORY MIMMS - The inside of Veterans Memorial Coliseum, in Portland, where the OSAA State Wrestling Championship was held.
Mar 04, 2014

State Wrestling Championship: Indians stay calm, fight hard

by Cory Mimms
Though Molalla didn't take home any hardware, the trip to state provided valuable experience for next year. Veterans Memorial Coliseum, in Portland, was packed on Friday and Saturday for the…




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