Madras ready to hit the road

Madras ready to hit the road

Water polo teams look to improve, but must do it away from their home pool With the Madras...

Dogs show mental fortitude

Dogs show mental fortitude

Culver volleyball proves it can be hard to beat Margie Beeler called it redemption. For...

Loving life in Madras

Loving life in Madras

MAC Dash just one of many events that make area special Flutter, flutter — ugh stomach...


Madras Sports

September 21, 2016

Dogs come up short

by Jeff Wilson
Short-handed Culver falls at Santiam 49-21 As Culver coach Shea Little has said before, when his Bulldogs can put their 11 best on the field at the same time, they will be hard to beat.…
September 21, 2016

MHS staying positive

by Jeff Wilson
Despite another loss, Buffs moving forward Kurt Taylor knows that, on the surface, it doesn’t look like his Madras football team is improving. He understands that when fans look at the results…
September 21, 2016

Madras gets 1st TVC win

by Jeff Wilson
Doesn't take long for Buffs to get into league race Last season, it took the Madras volleyball team almost a full month and 13 matches before earning its first win. Fast forward to this season,…


September 21, 2016

Madras posts first win

by Jeff Wilson
It took a while, but the Madras boys soccer team finally got into the win column. Alex Sanchez scored one goal and assisted on another as the Buffs beat The Dalles 2-0 last week in the team’s…
September 21, 2016

Culver ninth at Silver Falls

by Jeff Wilson
Emma Knepp placed 12th overall and helped the Culver girls cross country team to a ninth-place standing at the Silver Falls Invitational last week at Silver Falls State Park. The Bulldogs scored…
September 21, 2016

MAC decides to drop Hill Billy Half Marathon race

by Jeff Wilson
The inaugural Hill Billy Half Marathon road race, which was set for this weekend along the cliffs of Lake Simtustus and Lake Billy Chinook, has been canceled. Slated to start near the Pelton Dam…
September 21, 2016

Buffs have another strong XC showing

by Jeff Wilson
At one of the state’s toughest and most scenic venues, the Madras cross country team continued to make strides last week by running in the Silver Falls Invitational at Silver Falls State park.…
September 21, 2016

Buffs ready to get into conference race

by Jeff Wilson
New Madras girls soccer coach Shawn Darrow feels like things are headed in the right direction, and his White Buffs are more than ready to jump head first into Tri Valley Conference play, which…
September 14, 2016

Dogs learn some lessons

by Jeff Wilson
CHS experiences the highs, lows of a season in one week Teams play nonconference games for a reason; it is the best way to figure out what a team’s strengths and weaknesses are, before the games…
September 14, 2016

Beat up, but not beat down

by Jeff Wilson
Despite a 63-0 loss, Madras looking forward to new week It was a beat down. Plain and simple. Any time you give up 63 points, and don’t score any, it’s considered a beat down. Even if the team…

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Sep 14, 2016

Buffs ready for TVC race

by Jeff Wilson
After a brutal nonconference schedule, Madras VB ready to get things going For the Madras volleyball team, the light that has been rolling through the tunnel toward it is about to pass. And that…
Sep 14, 2016

Bulldogs come up just short

by Jeff Wilson
La Pine holds off late Culver rally The Culver Bulldogs had to wait a week longer than most Oregon football team to get the season started, but it did finally start as La Pine survived Culver…
Sep 07, 2016

Moving forward

by Jeff Wilson
Buffs drop opener 14-0, but feel good about where they are at It was just a few minutes after Madras’ season-opening football loss to The Dalles, when out of the darkened end zone where the team…
Sep 07, 2016

Loaded Buffs look for more

by Jeff Wilson
Deep playoff run could be in the cards for boys soccer team If there is one definite to the Madras fall sports season, it is this one: The Buff boys soccer team is good. Really good. What…
Sep 07, 2016

New coach, new ideas

by Jeff Wilson
Madras girls want to follow success of the boys' soccer team Shawn Darrow wasted little time introducing his philosophy to the Madras girls soccer team. Just a week into fall practice, many of…
Sep 07, 2016

Buff volleyball hopes tough start pays off

by Jeff Wilson
Madras facing some of Central Oregon's top VB programs It takes just a quick glance at the 2016 Madras volleyball schedule to understand that Caron Smith is not fooling around when it comes to…
Sep 07, 2016

Bulldogs await real football opener

by Jeff Wilson
The Culver Bulldogs have been patiently waiting to get the 2016 football season underway ever since last year’s injury-plagued disaster. But the Dogs will have to wait one more week to get…
Sep 07, 2016

Dogs score epic victory

by Jeff Wilson
Down two sets to Ridgeview, Culver rallies to win If Culver volleyball coach Randi Viggiano ever wondered about the mental makeup of her team, those questions were answered last week in a…
Sep 07, 2016

MHS, CHS open XC season

by Jeff Wilson
The Madras cross country team opened its 2016 season under new coach Eric Carman with a solid showing last Saturday at the Marist Invitational. Running in a field of primarily 6A and 5A schools,…
Aug 31, 2016

Off and running

by Jeff Wilson
Culver volleyball starts new year by playing pretty well For the Culver volleyball team, so far so good pretty well sums up the start to the 2016 season. The Bulldogs are off to a 3-0 start…