Buffs have two named all-state teams

Buffs have two named all-state teams

Brown receives first team softball nod; Rehwinkel lands on baseball's second team Keely Brown...

Bringing the heat

Bringing the heat

Culver's Adam Knepp shines in 3A/2A/1A All-Star baseball series At first, Adam Knepp didn’t...

Fun and games

Fun and games

Pichette, Sullivan show their stuff at All-Star tournament For Jered Pichette and Brent Sullivan,...

Buffs get in some early work

Buffs get in some early work

Three-day mini camp signals start of the 2015 football season At this time last summer, the...


Madras Sports

JEFF WILSON/THE PIONEER - Madras senior Mariah Stacona signs her national letter of intent to play basketball at Northwest University last week. Located in Kirkland, Wash., Northwest is an NAIA school that has become very competetive over the last two years.
June 03, 2015

Stacona signs with Northwest

by Jeff Wilson
A full ride and chance to play right away sold her on school Of all the places Mariah Stacona could have gone to play college basketball, a NAIA school was not expected to top her list. But…
PIONEER FILE  PHOTO - Madras outfielder Keely Brown was named as the Tri Valley Conference's Player of the Year.
June 03, 2015

Five Buffs named all-conference softball

by Jeff Wilson
Brown tabbed as Player of the Year Madras senior outfielder Keely Brown topped the list of Buffs named to the Tri Valley Conference all-league softball team by being named as the player of the…
PIONEER FILE  PHOTO - Chad Thurby, shown here pitching for the Buffs, was named as an all-conference outfielder.
June 03, 2015

Four Buffs named all-conference baseball

by Jeff Wilson
Underclassmen rule list for baseball The youth movement continues for the Madras baseball team. The White Buffalos had four players named to the Tri Valley Conference all-conference team last…
JEFF WILSON/THE PIONEER - Madras high jumper Brent Sullivan goes up and over the bar during Saturday's state track competition at Hayward Field. Sullivan would tie a personal best at 6-4 and win the event.
June 03, 2015

Flying high, again

by Jeff Wilson
Brent Sullivan grabs 4A high jump crown For most of Saturday morning, Brent Sullivan seemed to spend more of his time congratulating his opponents on nice jumps or offering condolences on those…
JEFF WILSON/THE PIONEER - Stacona works her way through the crowd of runners in the 800. She would end up finishing third, earning a second state medal for the meet.
June 03, 2015

Feeling satisfied

by Jeff Wilson
Stacona OK with way things went at state Most athletes never feel that they reached their true potential. Mariah Stacona is one of those athletes. The Madras senior, the only White Buffalo off…
JEFF WILSON/THE PIONEER - Culver senior Fern Badillo races to the finish line in the 2A boys 100-meter dash Friday. He would place seventh, giving the Bulldogs another placing on the podium.
June 03, 2015

Dogs pile up state medals

by Jeff Wilson
Culver leaves state meet with plenty of hardware To say that Culver coach Mike Dove was ecstatic about his team’s performance at the state track and field meet last week in Eugene would be going…
JEFF WILSON/THE PIONEER - Culver senior Andrea Retano works her way through a crowd during Friday's final in the 2A 800-meter run. She would finish third.
June 03, 2015

Retano goes out in style

by Jeff Wilson
Running hurt, she captures one last medal The pink tape on her right knee told only half the story. Andrea Retano made sure to fill in the rest with her sheer grit and determination. Running on…
June 03, 2015

Ceciliani records first MLB hit

by Jeff Wilson
Former Buff off and running in New York; Ells lands back on DL So many kids dream of it, but Darrell Ceciliani lived it. The former Madras graduate not only got the call to become a major…

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