Dogs' season ends

Dogs' season ends

CHS girls come up just short in league tourney The pieces were in place this year for the Culver...

Buffs must play the waiting game

Buffs must play the waiting game

A home play-in game is a given, but an opponent won't be named until today Madras seems to have...

Rip City

Rip City

Stacona rains down on Corbett with 35 points If there was ever a way to put an exclamation point...

Right on schedule

Right on schedule

McClure's drive for a third crown still alive Life is good for Clay McClure. He is about as...

Right on schedule

Right on schedule

Bulldogs run away with district title; send 15 to state The more a team wins, the bigger the...


Madras Sports

February 25, 2015

Madras bowlers bow out of state

by Jeff Wilson
The Madras girls bowling team finished off its first trip to the state tournament in style over the weekend, bowling a total of 30 games before being finally eliminated on Sunday. The 16-team…
February 25, 2015

Happy endings

by Jeff Wilson
Gemelas closes out career with two more medals Sophie Gemelas is content. And that is all that matters. After picking up two more state medals over weekend at the 4A/3A/2A/1A state swimming meet…
Photo Credit: JEFF WILSON/THE PIONEER - Madras senior Sophie Gemelas works her way to the 100-yard breaststroke title Saturday during the Special District 3 swim meet. Gemelas will make her fourth trip to the state meet.
February 18, 2015

State bound, again

by Jeff Wilson
Buffs' Gemelas wins twice at district meet In most sporting events, the ending brings closure — a team or individual knows the outcome almost immediately. But for the members of the Madras swim…
Photo Credit: JEFF WILSON/THE PIONEER - Madras senior Katie Quinn works on her game during a practice session Sunday night at Madras Bowl. The Buffs head to state this weekend.
February 18, 2015

Relishing that one last chance

by Jeff Wilson
Madras girls bowling team has a final opportunity to claim a crown This weekend’s state bowling tournament may end up being a little bittersweet for the Madras girls club team. Sure, the Buffs…
Photo Credit: JEFF WILSON/THE PIONEER - Madras football players Chris North, left, and Kyle Brooks unpack the new weight brackets that will help upgrade the Buffs' weight room.
February 18, 2015

Making over a program

by Jeff Wilson
New equipment should help lay a strong foundation for Madras sports When Sean Cease first stepped foot on the Madras High School campus, he saw things that he could change. As the school’s new…
Photo Credit: JEFF WILSON/THE PIONEER - Recently called up to the varsity level, Madras freshman Kaliyah Iverson has seen plenty of playing time over the last week.
February 18, 2015

Moving forward

by Jeff Wilson
Buff girls must focus on the task at hand, now Just a few minutes after Madras’ 42-23 Tri-Valley Conference loss to Gladstone, coach Zach Lillebo talked about the future — one that would include…
Photo Credit: JEFF WILSON/THE PIONEER - Madras guard Shae Yeahquo defends the Madras’ side of the court during last week’s Tri-Valley Conference game with Estacada.
February 18, 2015

Buffalos still have plenty to play for

by Jeff Wilson
Madras needs to win out to secure second place in conference play The fate and the destiny of the Madras boys basketball team is now clearly laid out. It’s not the path they would have liked,…
Photo Credit: LON AUSTIN/FOR THE PIONEER - Hayden Manu keeps his opponent under control on his way to placing fourth at 285 pounds. The state meet is Feb. 27-28 in Portland.
February 18, 2015

Madras has four qualify in wrestling

by Jeff Wilson
Oppenlander, Manu, Vincent and DuPont are headed to Portland It’s been a tough year for wrestlers and their teams competing in 4A Special District 1, what with Crook County accomplishing what it…
February 18, 2015

Bulldogs dominate predistricts

by Jeff Wilson
Culver sees 11 make the finals, wins seven divisions in final tuneup If the Class 2A/1A Special District 1 wrestling predistrict tournament was any indication, maybe it's best that the district…
February 18, 2015

Dogs keep powering on

by Jeff Wilson
Despite even more injuries, Culver girls poised to make Columbia Basin tourney run Just when Scott Fritz feels that his team is getting to the point he wants them to be at, something bad seems…

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Photo Credit: JEFF WILSON/THE PIONEER - Culver's Levi Vincent has his sights set on winning a state title this year. While he has never placed at the state wrestling meet, don't bet against him this year.
Feb 11, 2015

Tough enough

by Jeff Wilson
Levi Vincent is still looking for his defining moment The great Roy McAvoy once said that when a defining moment comes along, you either define the moment or the moment defines you. Levi Vincent…
Photo Credit: LON AUSTIN/THE PIONEER - Madras High School guard Chad Lindgren and Crook County guard Blake Bartels try to avoid each other while going after a loose ball Friday night in Prineville during 4A Tri-Valley Conference basketball action. The Buffs overcame an early deficit only to falter late and lose their first conference game of the season. The loss opens up many possible scenarios for the playoffs now, with three teams, Madras, Crook County and Gladstone, in the mix for the top three spots.
Feb 11, 2015

Buffs take a step back

by Jeff Wilson
Loss to Cowboys opens up multiple possibilities The path to a league championship just got a little more complicated for the Madras boys basketball. OK, so maybe complicated isn’t the right…
Photo Credit: JEFF WILSON/THE PIONEER - The Buffs' Hailey Sloan has been a big part of the team's bench so far this year.
Feb 11, 2015

Buffs keeping a steady pace

by Jeff Wilson
MHS has a huge game looming this week The wins that the Madras girls basketball team keeps piling up may not seem real appealing right now, but they are adding up nicely. Entering the final two…
Photo Credit: JEFF WILSON/THE PIONEER - The Bulldogs' Margie Beeler drives into the lane against Weston-McEwen Friday night.
Feb 11, 2015

Tough road ahead for CHS

by Jeff Wilson
Path to 2A state tournament not an easy one If anyone should be used to taken hits at this point of the basketball season, it’s the Culver girls. What started off as a promising season has…
Feb 12, 2015

Dogs show improvement

by Jeff Wilson
The hard work and determination is finally paying off for the Culver boys basketball team. Unfortunately, it is coming a little too late. The Bulldogs played some of their best basketball of the…
Feb 12, 2015

Swim season begins for real

by Jeff Wilson
Teams to descend on MAC for district meet If the Madras boys swim team wants to continue building on an already impressive resumé, this weekend would be a good time to start. Spots in the…
Feb 12, 2015

Buffs place two at Cottage Grove

by Jeff Wilson
The Madras wrestling team had two individuals place and finished 12th as a team Saturday at the Cottage Grove Invitational. Jace Oppenlander and Jarred DuPont were the lone White Buffalos to…
Feb 12, 2015

Cardwell resigns as Madras volleyball coach

by Jeff Wilson
Rhea Cardwell has stepped down as the Madras High School volleyball coach. Madras Athletic Director Evan Brown confirmed last week that the job has opened up and a search is already underway for…
Photo Credit: JEFF WILSON/THE PIONEER - Madras post Brent Sullivan, left, has put an injury-plauged junior season behind him and is excelling for the Buffs this year.
Feb 05, 2015

Making strides

by Jeff Wilson
Finally healthy, Madras post Brent Sullivan has become a force inside There are a lot of pieces that must work together in unison for the fifth-ranked Madras boys basketball team to be as good…
Photo Credit: JEFF WILSON/THE PIONEER - Mariah Stacona overcame three first-half fouls and scored 20 points to help the Buffs beat Molalla and move to 3-1 in Tri-Valley Conference play.
Feb 05, 2015

Proving a point

by Jeff Wilson
Girls rally past Molalla, sit at 3-1 in conference Mariah Stacona was upset, but she wasn’t angry. More than anything, she just wanted one thing out of last week’s Madras vs. Molalla girls…




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