Molalla volleyball taking game to next level

Molalla volleyball taking game to next level

The Indians (3-1) open Tri-Valley Conference play Tuesday against highly-touted Estacada. For...

UPDATE: Molalla girls win Invitational team title, 52-63

UPDATE: Molalla girls win Invitational team title, 52-63

Amanda Clarizio, Hannah Clarizio and Audrey Bever placed among the top eight and two other...

Molalla's Isaiah Bilbrey runs wild in 41-14 win at Stayton

Molalla's Isaiah Bilbrey runs wild in 41-14 win at Stayton

Bilbrey had 23 carries for a career-high 211 yards rushing and scored on runs of 1 and 55 yards...

Molalla strikes early, scores 2-0 home win over Sisters

Molalla strikes early, scores 2-0 home win over Sisters

The Indians' girls' soccer team followed up Tuesday's 3-0 season-opening win over Stayton with...

Country Christian runs win streak to four to open season

Country Christian runs win streak to four to open season

The Cougars (4-0, 2-0 Casco League) breezed past visiting Jewell in three sets Tuesday. Country...

Molalla's constant pressure nets 3-0 win in opener

Molalla's constant pressure nets 3-0 win in opener

Class 4A girls' soccer: Freshman Katelyn Williams had two goals and senior Marissa Marr scored...

Molalla rolls to first season-opening win in nine seasons

Molalla rolls to first season-opening win in nine seasons

The Indians of the Class 4A Tri-Valley League won 50-0 over The Dalles Riverhawks of the Class 5A...

Country Christian volleyball wins Casco League opener

Country Christian volleyball wins Casco League opener

The Cougars (3-0, 1-0 Casco) downed visiting Falls City/Kings Valley in straight sets, winning...

Molalla rallies in opener, downs Y-C in five games

Molalla rallies in opener, downs Y-C in five games

Down 2-1, the Indians came back to defeat Yamhill-Carlton 25-18, 14-25, 19-25, 25-16, 15-9 in the...

Molalla racks up four first-half goals, routs Seaside 6-1

Molalla racks up four first-half goals, routs Seaside 6-1

Sophomore forward Damon Seward scored twice before halftime as the Indians' boys' soccer team...

Molalla volleyball working way toward respectability

Molalla volleyball working way toward respectability

When Carol Grauer took over the Molalla High School volleyball program before the start of the...

Molalla's Austin Salley gives QBs a sure-handed target

Molalla's Austin Salley gives QBs a sure-handed target

The 5-foot-11, 160-pound junior receiver was named to the all-Tri-Valley Conference first team...

Molalla boys' soccer has experience through middle

Molalla boys' soccer has experience through middle

The big question mark is one defense, where the Indians graduated four senior starters....

Colton Vikings optimistic as football camp opens

Colton Vikings optimistic as football camp opens

The Vikings return several players at key positions from last season's 5-5 playoff team. Colton...

Molalla's Isaiah Bilbrey sees potential for breakout season

Molalla's Isaiah Bilbrey sees potential for breakout season

The Indians return nine starters on offense and six starters on defense from a team that finished...

Molalla baseball program 'pointed in right direction'

Molalla baseball program 'pointed in right direction'

The Indians summer league team batted .328 and averaged 8.3 runs a game, claiming fifth place and...

Molalla's Kenzi Kluken a hit in summer league softball

Molalla's Kenzi Kluken a hit in summer league softball

A left-handed power hitter, Kluken batted .471 with 17 RBIs in 38 games for Stealth Fastpitch 16U...

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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.
September 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.
September 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…
Photo Credit: PHOTO COURTESY OF DEAN MUNSEY - Molalla's Jeff Rose (far right) stands alongside event promoter Dean Muncey and fellow competitors Dan Moore and Ben Crutcher after win the open heavyweight division at Saturday's Oregon State Feats of Strength in Redmond.
August 05, 2014

Jeff Rose of Molalla wins Feats of Strength title

by Jim Beseda
The 33-year-old pipe-fitter won four of five events to win for the third time in seven months. Next up is the Oct. 4-5 NNorth American Strongman National Champinships in Reno. Jeff Rose of…
by: JIM BESEDA/MOLALLA PIONEER - Isaiah Ganz was among the Molalla High football players who took part in recent summer workouts at Burghardt Stadium.
July 29, 2014

Molalla football: Some players take summer workouts seriously

by Jim Beseda
On a recent Friday evening, 16 players turned out at Burghardt Stadium to work on agility and other conditioning drills. Molalla High School’s Coop Early is serious about summer football…
July 27, 2014

Molalla defeats Bend 8-6, claims Junior State baseball…

by Jim Beseda
Kurt Potter scored the tying run on a wild pitch before Austin Alexander’s bases-loaded single pushed home two more runs in the sixth inning, lifting Molalla to an 8-6 victory over Bend in…
July 26, 2014

Molalla downs McNary 7-6, advances to consolation final

by Jim Beseda
Molalla beat McNary 7-6 Saturday and will face Bend in Sunday's 9:30 a.m. consolation final of the Oregon Junior State Baseball Association championships at Crescent Valley High School in…
July 26, 2014

Molalla's Mont Child throws discus 115-8 at National Junior…

by Jim Beseda
Molalla’s Mont Child threw the discus 115 feet, 8 inches Saturday and finished 28th in a field of 40 throwers in the boys’ 15-16 division at the USATF National Junior Olympics Championships at…
by: PHOTO COURTESY OF FCFF - Jake Marshall before his July 12 title bout against Sean Gee at Portland's Roseland Theater.
July 25, 2014

Jake Marshall falls short in title bout, seeks rematch

by Jim Beseda
Jake Marshall wants another shot at the Full Contact Fighting Federation’s 135-pound amateur bantamweight championship. Marshall, the former standout wrestler at Molalla High School, had his…
July 25, 2014

Molalla erupts for 19 hits, pounds Philomath 17-9

by Jim Beseda
Josey Swain had four hits with a double, a triple and three RBIs as Molalla advanced to Saturday's consolation semifinals of the Oregon Junior State Baseball Association championships at…
by: JIM BESEDA/MOLALLA PIONEER - Molalla's Mont Child, pictured here competing at a Tri-Valley Conference meet in May, threw the shot put 44 feet, 7 inches during Thursday's USATF National Junior Olympic Championships in Humble, Texas.
July 24, 2014

Mont Child throws shot 44-7 at USATF National Junior Olympic…

by Jim Beseda
Molalla’s Mont Child eased his way into the USATF National Junior Olympic Championships on Thursday morning with a throw of 44 feet, 7 inches in the shot put to place 21st in the boys’ 15-16…

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by: JIM BESEDA/MOLALLA PIONEER - Molalla's Keaton Franco scores on Daniel Stoddard's two-run triple in the fourth inning Thursday to give the Indians a 3-1 lead against Dallas.
Jul 24, 2014

Molalla falls 11-9 to Dallas in Junior State tourney opener

by Jim Beseda
Trailing 4-1, the Dragons roughed up three Molalla relievers for 10 runs on nine hits, four walks and four errors in the final three innings Thursday at Western Oregon University in Monmouth.…
by: JIM BESEDA/MOLALLA PIONEER - Molalla's Lucas Ellis pops a pitch foul during last week's Junior State summer league baseball game against Franklin at Al Geddes Field. Ellis leads the team with 19 hits.
Jul 23, 2014

Molalla vs. Dallas to open Junior State baseball tournament…

by Jim Beseda
Molalla will take on Dallas in the opening game of the 2014 Junior State Division I baseball tournament at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Western Oregon University in Monmouth. Thursday's forecast calls…
by: JIM BESEDA/MOLALLA PIONEER - Josey Swain tossed five shutout innings in last week's 3-2 summer league victory over Franklin in the opening game of a double-header at Al Geddes Field.
Jul 22, 2014

Josey Swain gives Jr. State baseball team added pop

by Jim Beseda
The transfer from Rex Putnam High School in Milwaukie has played every position except first base this summer. When summer league started, Molalla’s Junior State baseball team had the look of a…
Colton's Makayla Johnson and her horse Bennie's Mate compete in the cutting competition during the July 13-19 National High School Finals Rodeo at the Sweetwater Events Complex in Rock Springs, Wyo. (Photo courtesy of Shawna Johnson)
Jul 23, 2014

Colton's Makayla Johnson gets first glimpse of National High…

by Jim Beseda
The soon-to-be-junior was surprised to find that "The World's Largest Rodeo" in Rock Springs, Wyo. turned out to be bigger than she had first imagined. Colton’s Makayla Johnson knew that the…



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