Girls soccer: St. Helens slips into play-in round

Girls soccer: St. Helens slips into play-in round

St. Helens came from two goals down to tie Sandy in the regular season finale, sending the Lions...

Girls soccer: Scappoose falls to Valley Catholic in regular season finale

Girls soccer: Scappoose falls to Valley Catholic in regular season finale

The Indians, in spite of a 2-1 loss to the Valiants, will host a first-round game on Nov. 4 It's...

Football: Krupsky scores 6 TDs as Tribe claims league crown

Football: Krupsky scores 6 TDs as Tribe claims league crown

Scappoose stomps Seaside 46-6 to claim the 2014 Cowapa League title As a jubilant post game...

Boys soccer: Scappoose claims league title with 7-0 win over Seaside

Boys soccer: Scappoose claims league title with 7-0 win over Seaside

The Cowapa League title is a first for the Scappoose boys' soccer program For the first time in...

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October 29, 2014

Boys soccer: Scappoose topples Valley Catholic 4-2

by John William Howard
Senior Asa Flanagan leads with a hat-trick, Kevin Bachman scores first high school goal The final result might not have mattered for the Indians, who had already claimed the Cowapa League title…
October 29, 2014

Football: Lions fall to Sandy, will close season at North Eugene

by John William Howard
Sophomore Haidon Allen scores twice against Sandy and Tyler Rea runs for 112 yards, but Lions can't hold on to the ball Playing on the wrecked varsity field for the final time in 2014, the St.…
October 28, 2014

Soccer: Rains force early abandonment of 'Doc' Ackerson Stadium

by John William Howard
The St. Helens varsity girls will play their final home match at Grace Baptist Church Heavy rain and a wet end to October will cut the anticipated soccer farewell to 'Doc' Ackerson Stadium…
Photo Credit: JEFF WILSON, MADRAS PIONEER - Tribe sophomore Alyssa Spang reaches to dig out a serve while Scappoose head coach Mark Sprenger looks on. The Indians lost in straight sets to Madras on Monday evening.
October 28, 2014

Volleyball: Scappoose falls to Madras in play-in match

by John William Howard
Indians drop a 25-10, 25-12, 25-14 match to Madras The Indians' volleyball season ended in the high desert on Monday evening with a straight-set loss to No. 7 Madras in the play-in round of the…
October 25, 2014

Cross Country: Tribe girls, Dan Carrier headed to state after…

by John William Howard
Linnaea Kavulich captures the individual title for the fifth year in a row for Scappoose, leading the Indians to a second-place finish Living up to every ounce of her potential, Scappoose…
Photo Credit: JOHN WILLIAM HOWARD - Simon Date, St. Helens High School girls coach and the director of coaching at FC Columbia County, makes the turf presentation to the SHSD board Wednesday evening.
October 24, 2014

St. Helens takes step toward dream soccer facility

by John William Howard
FC Columbia County plans to build an 800-seat soccer facility where the current JV field sits After several long years of dreaming, planning and waiting, FC Columbia County is finally set to get…
October 24, 2014

Football: Indians hang hat on defense, eye league title

by John William Howard
Scappoose head coach Sean McNabb says this may be the best defense the Indians have seen in several years Heading into the final football game of the season, Scappoose is exactly where they want…
October 24, 2014

Girls soccer: Lions advance to play-ins with win or draw on…

by John William Howard
With nearly two months of soccer in the books, St. Helens is about to face a rather common harsh reality when it comes to the sport of footy: Tuesday's home match against Sandy is for all the…
Photo Credit: JOHN WILLIAM HOWARD - St. Helens junior Logan Kalauli cheers after winning a point on Thursday night. The Lions closed the season with a straight-set win over Liberty.
October 23, 2014

Volleyball: St. Helens picks up first-round bye with win over…

by John William Howard
St. Helens will host a team in the first round on Nov. 1 St. Helens got all they needed and a little more on Thursday evening, flattening Liberty in straight sets for their sixth consecutive…
October 22, 2014

Boys soccer: Scappoose draws Blanchet Catholic 3-3

by John William Howard
The match provides a little extra experience heading into the OSAA postseason In a normal year, Scappoose would be fresh off a league matchup with Banks as the regular season wound down. But…

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Photo Credit: PARKER LEE - St. Helens senior Casey Cooke finished as the top runner from the Lions' squad, taking 20th overall at the NW Oregon Conference championships on Wednesday.
Oct 22, 2014

Cross Country: St. Helens boys take seventh, girls take sixth at…

by John William Howard
Just one St. Helens runner broke into the top-20 at the NW Oregon Conference cross country championships on Wednesday as rain poured and umbrellas dotted the soggy fields of Blue Lake Park in…
Photo Credit: JOHN WILLIAM HOWARD - St. Helens freshman Cora Beaudry (11) and Rex Putnam junior Lauren Gilbert battle for supremacy in the second half of the Lions' tilt with top-ranked Putnam on Tuesday evening.
Oct 22, 2014

Girls soccer: Soggy St. Helens falls 3-0 to Putnam

by John William Howard
The Lions will likely get their chance at battling for a postseason spot in the season finale at home against Sandy St. Helens goalkeeper Athena Duggan might have nightmares following Tuesday…
Oct 22, 2014

Volleyball: Indians squeak into play-in round

by John William Howard
Scappoose will travel to No. 7 Madras on Oct. 27 To say the Indians squeaked into the volleyball postseason might be a bit of a euphemism. Scappoose received the news Wednesday morning: they'll…
Photo Credit: JOHN WILLIAM HOWARD - Scappoose junior Natalie Muth fights a pair of Banks defenders for the ball midway through the first half. Muth scored in the 12th minute, opening the vault as the Indians beat Banks 3-0.
Oct 21, 2014

Girls soccer: Tribe coach questions aggression as Valley…

by John William Howard
Scappoose beats Banks 3-0, but it was still the 'worst performance of the season' according to head coach Nicholas Heffernan While most coaches would be happy with a 3-0 win, Nicholas Heffernan…
Photo Credit: JOHN BREWINGTON - Jake Ford had only one yard on one reception, but picked off a pass and ran it back for 30 yards and a score as part of the Indians' 55-0 win over Tillamook.
Oct 21, 2014

Football: Scappoose shuts down, shuts out Tillamook

by John William Howard
The Indians pick up their first league shutout since 2009 Scappoose senior quarterback Joey Krupsky rushed for 144 yards and threw for 85 as the Indians pounded Tillamook in the penultimate…
Photo Credit: JOHN WILLIAM HOWARD - St. Helens junior Bryce Bumgardner gets tripped up midway through the second quarter of the Lions' 25-21 loss to Milwaukie on Friday night.
Oct 17, 2014

Football: Milwaukie comes from beind to beat St. Helens

by John William Howard
St. Helens gives up a 21-12 third-quarter lead and falls 25-21 After squeezing their sodden uniforms dry, hanging up their helmets and packing their things on to the bus, there's one play that…
Photo Credit: DON ANDERS, TEXAS STATE ATHLETICS - Texas State senior Linebacker David Mayo (3) knocks the ball away from University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff running back Michael Wilson in the 2014 season opener.
Oct 17, 2014

David Mayo stars at Texas State

by John William Howard
A former standout at Scappoose High School, David Mayo is on track to threaten the single-season tackles record at Texas State As the college career of Scappoose alumnus David Mayo begins to…
Oct 17, 2014

OPINION: Scappoose football tied down by struggling Cowapa League

by John William Howard
The Cowapa League has tripped up in non-league competition, meaning Scappoose doesn't benefit from a 5-1 record as much as they should I still firmly believe Scappoose and Gladstone to be the…
Oct 17, 2014

Girls soccer: Lions still in NWOC postseason hunt

by John William Howard
St. Helens went with a "rope-a-dope" approach against No. 1 Hillsboro, and at times, it actually worked Heading into Thursday evening's match against top-ranked Hillsboro, St. Helens girls'…
Photo Credit: JOHN BREWINGTON - Senior running back Johnny Tardif powers through a Valley Catholic tackle last week, part of a dominant offensive effort by the Indians to lead 49-0 at halftime.
Oct 17, 2014

Football: Scappoose defense steps up as season winds down

by John William Howard
No. 4 Scappoose flattened Valley Catholic 49-0 in the first half last week, but will need two big defensive performances to repeat as league champions The first several games of the season were…