Molalla travels to Baker City for Class 4A play-in game

Molalla travels to Baker City for Class 4A play-in game

The Indians (6-2) take on the Baker Bulldogs (3-5) who have reached the Class 4A championship...

Molalla's upset bid falters, Glads win in 70-21 romp

Molalla's upset bid falters, Glads win in 70-21 romp

The Indians settle for third place in the Tri-Valley Conference and will travel to Baker to play...

Molalla boys put finishing touch on 10-0 league season

Molalla boys put finishing touch on 10-0 league season

Goals by Luis Rojas and Luis Mendoza lift Molalla to 2-0 win over Estacada and complete...

Clarizio sisters finish 1-2, pace Molalla to Tri-Valley girls' cross country title

Clarizio sisters finish 1-2, pace Molalla to Tri-Valley girls' cross country title

Junior Amanda Clarizio scored her first career win in a time of 19 minutes, 44 seconds, while...

Molalla girls rally for 3-1 home win over Corbett

Molalla girls rally for 3-1 home win over Corbett

Trailing 1-0 at halftime, the Indians got goals from Chase Rome, Audrey Bever and Desirae...

Molalla-Gladstone football: The wait is almost over

Molalla-Gladstone football: The wait is almost over

Everyone connected to Molalla football can say they've taken the 2014 season 'a week at a time,'...

Molalla volleyball sends seniors out with home win

Molalla volleyball sends seniors out with home win

Calley Baker, Helen Daniels, Ashley Johnson, Brie Riley and Haley Thrower played in the final...

Light rain adds to inaugural Molalla River Trail Race

Light rain adds to inaugural Molalla River Trail Race

Shawn Sokolsky of Corvallis won the men's 5k in a time of 24 minutes, 12 seconds over the muddy...

Molalla dumps Madras 56-7, eyes piece of Tri-Valley title

Molalla dumps Madras 56-7, eyes piece of Tri-Valley title

The Indians overcame a slow start to take a 28-7 halftime lead on a night that served as both...

First-place Molalla girls settle for 0-0 tie at Gladstone

First-place Molalla girls settle for 0-0 tie at Gladstone

The Indians remained the Tri-Valley Conference's only unbeaten team and maintained a one-point...

Molalla boys' soccer in good hands with Escalante in goal

Molalla boys' soccer in good hands with Escalante in goal

Escalante and fellow junior goalkeeper Emanuel Aquino have backstopped the Tri-Valley...

Colton volleyball through first stages of rebuilding

Colton volleyball through first stages of rebuilding

First-year coach Nick Keli'ipule'ole is happy with the progress the Vikings have made this season...

No-nonsense Molalla rolls over Estacada 58-7

No-nonsense Molalla rolls over Estacada 58-7

The Indians scored on all seven first-half possessions and sprinted to a 49-0 halftime lead,...

Colton coach's message comes through loud, clear

Colton coach's message comes through loud, clear

Vikings coach Dan Leighton raises his voice to make sure that he has his players' attention. It...

Katelynn Williams makes impact with Molalla's top-ranked girls' soccer team

Katelynn Williams makes impact with Molalla's top-ranked girls' soccer team

The freshman forward has made a smooth transition from club soccer to the high school game and...

Colton runs over Chemawa 65-24 in PacWest blowout

Colton runs over Chemawa 65-24 in PacWest blowout

The Vikings racked up 351 yards on the ground and 69 through the air, scoring on 10 of 13...

Molalla boys' soccer continues winning ways

Molalla boys' soccer continues winning ways

The Indians downed Corbett 4-0 at home Thursday for their fourth consecutive Tri-Valley...

Molalla girls down Gladstone 2-0 in heavyweight battle

Molalla girls down Gladstone 2-0 in heavyweight battle

First-half goals by Desirae DesRosiers and Katelynn Williams help pave way to third consecutive...

Molalla registers second shutout in four games

Molalla registers second shutout in four games

Indians' defensive coordinator Paul Roher gave his team a B-plus grade after Friday's 70-0 rout...

Molalla explodes on Corbett, wins Tri-Valley opener 70-0

Molalla explodes on Corbett, wins Tri-Valley opener 70-0

The Indians scored touchdowns on seven or eight first-half possessions and opened a 49-0 halftime...

Arrowhead's Pat O'Donnell wins third Senior Am title

Arrowhead's Pat O'Donnell wins third Senior Am title

O'Donnell used a par-biride-par finish to win the final three holes and defeat three-time...

Luis Rojas leads Molalla to 3-1 home win over Madras

Luis Rojas leads Molalla to 3-1 home win over Madras

The senior midfielder switched to attack mode and scored two second-half goals to help lift the...

Colton downs Chemawa in straight sets for first win

Colton downs Chemawa in straight sets for first win

The Lady Vikings scored a 25-23, 25-14, 25-16 PacWest Conference victory and their first win...

UPDATE: Molalla football goes to 3-0 with 67-27 rout

UPDATE: Molalla football goes to 3-0 with 67-27 rout

The Indians erased an early 13-0 deficit and set a school record for points in a game as they...

Miranda Halverson leads Country Christian volleyball

Miranda Halverson leads Country Christian volleyball

The senior middle blocker is confident that the Cougars have what it takes to make a serious run...

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Molalla's Sports

October 30, 2014

Country Christian to face Days Creek in Class 1A volleyball…

by Jim Beseda
The Wolves, last season's Class 2A state champions, defeated Butte Falls on Wednesday to advance to Saturday's second round against the top-ranked Cougars of Molalla. Top-ranked Country…
Jessica Parker, Colton
November 05, 2014

Colton's Parker, McCoy named to all-PacWest volleyball second…

by Jim Beseda
Colton High School’s Jessica Parker and Rachel McCoy were named to the all-PacWest Conference volleyball second team in voting by the league’s coaches. Caitlyn Weinberger earned honorable…
Colton's Brylee Moyle
October 24, 2014

Brylee Moyle posts school-record time, qualifies for Class…

by Jim Beseda
The junior finished third overall in a time of 20 minutes, 57.5 seconds and will advance to the Nov. 1 OSAA state cross country championships at Lane Community College in Eugene. Colton junior…
Photo Credit: JIM BESEDA/MOLALLA PIONEER - The Molalla High School volleyball team cut its season short, skipping Monday's Tri-Valley Conference playoff game at Corbett after a number of players faced disciplinary action for breaking the school's athletic code of conduct.
October 24, 2014

Molalla volleyball season ends amid internal unrest

by Jim Beseda
The Indians ended their season before Monday's Tri-Valley Conference playoff game at Corbett with players facing disciplinary action for private comments that were critical of coach Carol Grauer…
The Vikings won for the third time in the last four games.
October 21, 2014

Charlie Gilpin paces Colton to 41-22 win over N.Eugene

by Jim Beseda
The senior running back rushed for 173 yards and three touchdowns and also caught a TD pass from Jacob Imdieke as the Vikings won for the third time in four games. When North Eugene’s defense…
Photo Credit: PAMPLIN MEDIA: DAVID BALL - Molalla running back Grant Riehle puts up a stiff-arm as he turns the corner during Saturdays 17-14 win at Gresham. He scored both of the Indians touchdowns.
October 19, 2014

Gatica propels Indians past Gresham Blue

by David Ball
Molalla knocks off the Gophers 17-14 with a late field goal 8TH GRADE FOOTBALLTualatin Valley League Team Score Molalla17Gresham Blue14 GRESHAM — Molalla came through in crunch time Saturday to…
October 02, 2014

Inaugural Molalla River Trail Race nears capacity

by Jim Beseda
Only 33 spots remained Wednesday for the Oct. 18 event, featuring 5K and 10K races that start near the Hardy Creek Trailhead in the Molalla River Corridor. The field for the inaugural Molalla…
Kristina Morris
September 24, 2014

Former Molalla keeper Kristina Morris earns Northwest…

by Jim Beseda
The Pacific University sophomore allowed one goal in 196 minutes in the net as the Boxers split a pair of Northwest Conference games with George Fox and Pacific Lutheran. Pacific University…
Photo Credit: LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Molalla keeper Emanuel Aquino denies Crook County's Jovanni Vargas (4) from point-blank range while Eli Rome (5) watches for a possible rebound in the Indians' 3-1 win Tuesday.
September 24, 2014

Molalla boys win Tri-Valley opener 3-1 at Crook County

by Jim Beseda
Kyle Carpenter and Fortino Medina scored first-half goals to help lift the Indians past the Crook County Cowboys in Prineville and snap a three-game losing skid. Molalla's Kyle Carpenter and…
September 23, 2014

Country Christian wins at Dufur, grabs No. 1 ranking

by Jim Beseda
Down two sets to one, the Cougars rallied for a five-set victory against the previously top-ranked Rangers Monday night in Dufur. Go ahead and start calling them the "top-ranked" Country…

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Photo Credit: JIM BESEDA/MOLALLA PIONEER - Molalla's Brie Riely (6) and Sabrina Vansmoorenburg (23) attempt to block a shot by Crook County's Jennifer McCallister during last week's Tri-Valley Conference match.
Sep 23, 2014

Molalla sticks to game plan despite bumpy start

by Jim Beseda
The Indians lost their first two Tri-Valley Conference volleyball matches at home, but coach Carol Grauer is happy with the progress shge has seen. Despite two losses to open Tri-Valley…
Photo Credit: JIM BESEDA/MOLALLA PIONEER - Country Christian's Miranda Halverson (3) drills a shot through the block of Willamette Valley Christian's Sarah Falardeau (1) and Emma Kinler (15) during Tuesday's Casco League match at Country Christian High School.
Sep 17, 2014

Country Christian volleyball downs WVC in straight sets

by Jim Beseda
The Cougars scored a 25-8, 25-7, 25-17 Casco League victory Tuesday over the Willamette Valley Christian Warriors to improve to 7-1 overall and 4-0 in league. Senior Miranda Halverson had 11…
Alicia Schultz
Sep 17, 2014

Molalla girls win 4-0 at Banks, notch third shutout

by Jim Beseda
Goalkeepers Katie Williams and Alicia Schultz combined to make six saves as the Indians continued their impressive start to the 2014 season. Molalla center backs Sierra Cox and Chase Rome…
Photo Credit: JIM BESEDA/MOLALLA PIONEER - Molalla quarterback Josey Swain passed for one touchdown and rushed for another in Friday's 50-0 season-opening rout over The Dalles.
Sep 05, 2014

Molalla defense dominates in 50-0 rout of The Dalles

by Jim Beseda
The Class 4A Indians held the Class 5A Riverhawks to minus-36 yards total offense and two first downs in winning their season opener for the first time since 2005. THE DALLES — On a night when…
Photo Credit: JIM BESEDA/MOLALLA PIONEER - Molalla senior Josey Swain started last season for Rex Putnam High of Milwaukie.
Sep 10, 2014

Molalla has two quarterbacks prepared to start opener

by Jim Beseda
Senior Josey Swain and junior Austin Alexander are expected to share duties in Friday's season opener against The Dalles Riverhawks in The Dalles. Molalla football coach Kaleb Mitchell doesn’t…



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