Herrin tops Buckeroo leader board on borrowed horse

Herrin tops Buckeroo leader board on borrowed horse

Hunter Herrin's horses are in Calgary, so he used six-time world champion Cody Ohl's horse,...

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 baseball makes jump to American Legion AAA

Molalla baseball makes jump to American Legion AAA

The Indians split Friday's double-header against Alpenrose Dairy to kick off the 2015 Legion...

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

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

Language arts teacher Kurt Van Deren's commencement address among highlights during Saturday's...

Molalla's Potter named to 4A All-State baseball first team

Molalla's Potter named to 4A All-State baseball first team

Junior shortstop Kurt Potter batted a team-high .457 and had a .923 fielding percentage, while...

Molalla's baseball season ends in 4A quarterfinals

Molalla's baseball season ends in 4A quarterfinals

The Indians fell 13-2 at Scappoose on Friday as the Indians of the Cowapa League scored all their...

Molalla wins 10-5 at Sisters, advances to 4A quarterfinals

Molalla wins 10-5 at Sisters, advances to 4A quarterfinals

Lucas Ellis' two-run single caps five-run sixth inning that carries the Indians past the No. 2...

Knott leads Colton to second in Class 3A boys' team race

Knott leads Colton to second in Class 3A boys' team race

The Vikings finished with 52 points and are coming home from Eugene with their fourth runner-up...

Career round lifts Molalla's Clarizio to second place

Career round lifts Molalla's Clarizio to second place

Hannah Clarizio shot 1-over-par 73 -- the best round of her high school career -- to close out...

Malik Knott leaps 22-2 to defend 3A boys' long jump

Malik Knott leaps 22-2 to defend 3A boys' long jump

The Colton junior became the second Viking to win consecutive state long jump titles, joining...

Clarizio shoots 73, finishes second at state golf tourney

Clarizio shoots 73, finishes second at state golf tourney

Hannah Clarizio posted a 36-hole total of 157 to finish 10 shots behind Henley's Katie Collom,...

Wolfe among top throwers in Tri-Valley discus race

Wolfe among top throwers in Tri-Valley discus race

Carson Wolfe is seeded second in the boys' discus with a throw of 135-9 heading into Friday's...

Molalla's Copher qualifies for boys' tennis state tourney

Molalla's Copher qualifies for boys' tennis state tourney

Junior Emmett Copher is the first Molalla player to advance to the OSAA boys' tennis state...

Loughridge, Lewandowski earn state tennis berths

Loughridge, Lewandowski earn state tennis berths

Molalla's Heather Loughridge and Mollie Lewandowski won quarterfinal matches and then clashed in...

Clarizio claims District 1 girls' golf regional title

Clarizio claims District 1 girls' golf regional title

Hannah Clarizio shot rounds of 79 and 80 to blitz the field by 27 strokes in qualifying for next...

Castaing's RBI single lifts Molalla over Corbett, 7-6

Castaing's RBI single lifts Molalla over Corbett, 7-6

The Indians' softball team won for the second time in four games this week, giving first-year...

OHSET postpones state meet following EHV-1 outbreak

OHSET postpones state meet following EHV-1 outbreak

Officials on Thursday called off next week's championship meet in Redmond and hope to reschedule...

Molalla's baseball fortunes take turn for the worse

Molalla's baseball fortunes take turn for the worse

Wednesday's 3-2 loss at home to Crook County in 10 innings dropped the Indians into third place...

Molalla caps 'Moving Week' with 6-2 win over Estacada

Molalla caps 'Moving Week' with 6-2 win over Estacada

The Indians baseball team took over sole possession of second place in the Tri-Valley Conference...

Molalla's Loughridge a rising force in district tennis, track

Molalla's Loughridge a rising force in district tennis, track

Heather Loughridge, the junior multi-sport athlete and twin sister to Brianna, is preparing to...

Vikings use walk-off walk to rally past visiting Scio, 12-11

Vikings use walk-off walk to rally past visiting Scio, 12-11

Colton rallied twice Friday, from a 9-2 deficit in the third and an 11-9 deficit in the seventh,...

Hannah Clarizio inks two-sport letter with Corban U

Hannah Clarizio inks two-sport letter with Corban U

Clarizio signed a national letter of intent to run cross country and play golf for the Warriors...

Syphard twirls one-hitter, lifts Cougars to 3-0 win

Syphard twirls one-hitter, lifts Cougars to 3-0 win

Country Christian's senior right-hander walked two and struck out nine as the Cougars won for the...

Molalla's Emmett Copher a force on prep tennis courts

Molalla's Emmett Copher a force on prep tennis courts

The Indians' No. 1 singles player started the season 4-0 without losing a set heading into this...


Molalla's Sports

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…
JIM BESEDA/MOLALLA PIONEER - Molalla's Amanda Clarizio runs on the heels of Sisters' Aria Blumm and slightly ahead of Seaside's Charlotte Blakesley with two laps remaining in Saturday's Class 4A girls' 1,500-meter run final at Hayward Field.
May 23, 2015

Six Molalla tracksters claim medals at Class 4A state meet

by Jim Beseda
Rachel Bring, Amanda Clarizio, Meghan McGrath, Mont Child, Cody Partlow and Austin Salley all earned their way to the podium during the two-day OSAA Class 4A Track and Field Championships at…
JIM BESEDA/MOLALLA PIONEER - Colton's Becky Patterson, pictured in Wednesday's 4-1 home win over Jefferson, came back with a three-hitter in Friday's 3-2 victory in nine innings over Blanchet Catholic.
May 23, 2015

Colton softball wins 3-2, advances to 3A state playoffs

by Jim Beseda
Becky Patterson scored the go-ahead run in the ninth inning and then finished off a three-hitter by retiring Blanchet Catholic in order, sending the Vikings to the Class 3A state playoffs for…
JIM BESEDA/MOLALLA PIONEER - Colton's Malik Knott (center, lane 4) won his heat of the boys' 100-meter dash in a time of 11.09 seconds Thursday in Eugene.
May 21, 2015

Colton's Knott sets pace in Class 3A boys' 100 meters

by Jim Beseda
Malik Knott won the second of two preliminaries races with a time of 11.09 seconds during Thursday's OSAA Class 3A Track and Field Championships at Eugene's Hayward Field. Colton's Malik Knott…
Country Christian's Derek Halverson threw a five-inning no-hitter in Monday's 10-0 home win over East Linn Chrisitian Academy.
May 12, 2015

Halverson's no-hitter lifts Cougars past East Linn, 10-0

by Jim Beseda
Derek Halverson threw a five-inning no-hitter as Country Christian rolled past the visiting Eagles of Lebanon and locked up a 2A/1A baseball state playoff berth. Country Christian's Derek…

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