Volleyball: St. Helens sweeps Putnam, gears up for tough stretch

Volleyball: St. Helens sweeps Putnam, gears up for tough stretch

St. Helens wrapped up a waltz through the bottom half of the NW Oregon Conference schedule,...

Boys soccer: St. Helens flattens Parkrose 5-1 for first league win since 2011

Boys soccer: St. Helens flattens Parkrose 5-1 for first league win since 2011

The Lions will have a chance to go 2-0 in league for the first time since 2006 in Monday's game...

Football: St. Helens grows up in loss at Hillsboro

Football: St. Helens grows up in loss at Hillsboro

St. Helens outscores No. 5 Hillsboro 35-14 down the stretch, but can't overcome a rough start The...

Football: Scappoose dominates Astoria in league opener

Football: Scappoose dominates Astoria in league opener

Scappoose gets four more passing touchdowns from senior quarterback Joey Krupsky as the Indians...

Boys soccer: Indians finally topple Astoria

Boys soccer: Indians finally topple Astoria

Scappoose snaps an 11-match winless streak against the Fishermen behind a brace from senior Devin...

Girls soccer: St. Helens plays physical with South Albany in 1-0 win

Girls soccer: St. Helens plays physical with South Albany in 1-0 win

St. Helens tops South Albany on a goal from freshman Sophia Estep in the second minute Heading...

Football: Indian comeback falls short in Gladstone

Football: Indian comeback falls short in Gladstone

Scappoose comes back from 21-point deficit to get within six points, but can't stop Handsome...

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September 30, 2014

Cross Country: Scappoose girls led by dynamic freshman duo

by John William Howard
Freshman Linnaea Kavulich is already faster than former Indian standout Tia Carnahan — a two-time Cowapa League champion Linnaea Kavulich ran a lights-out race at the Meriwether National Cross…
September 30, 2014

Boys soccer: Indians shut out at Crescent Valley, use loss as…

by John William Howard
Scappoose falls 3-nil to Crescent Valley on the road, part of a five-game road swing that ends on Oct. 16 The Scappoose boys finally saw their unbeaten run come to an end, following a tough…
September 26, 2014

Boys soccer: Scappoose continues torrid start with win at…

by John William Howard
The Indians get their first win on Cheesemaker turf since 2007, thanks to a goal and an assist from Asa Flanagan Playing in Tillamook for the Scappoose boys soccer team had always been a…
September 26, 2014

Football: Four things to watch for as St. Helens visits Hillsboro

by John William Howard
The St. Helens Lions travel to Hare Field in Hillsboro to face the Spartans One of the keys from the game against Wilsonville was to get Myles Terry the ball on the edges. The big change from…
September 26, 2014

Volleyball: St. Helens wins fourth match in a row

by John William Howard
Just two nights after wiping the volleyball court with Milwaukie, the St. Helens Lady Lions put Parkrose to bed in a hurry, beating the Broncos 25-7, 25-8, 25-14 for their fourth consecutive…
Photo Credit: JOHN WILLIAM HOWARD - Scappoose senior quarterback Joey Krupsky (13) talks with his teammates on the field before the game in Gladstone got underway. Krupsky continues to lead the Indians on offense with 14 touchdowns combined this season.
September 25, 2014

Tribe football 'humbled' in loss to Gladstone, starts Cowapa…

by John William Howard
"It sucks to lose, but I think it's a good thing for these guys and all of us as a staff to be humbled a little bit and put us in a position to maybe work a little harder and persevere through…
Photo Credit: COREY BUCHANAN, THE SPOKESMAN - St. Helens junior Angela Willson paced the Lady Lions, finishing inside the top-15 for St. Helens during the Sept. 25 meet in Wilsonville.
September 25, 2014

Cross Country: St. Helens runs in middle of pack at Wilsonville

by John William Howard
The Lions had a pair of runners break into the top-15 in the second NW Oregon Conference meet of the season, taking fourth place for the boys and third place for the girls on Sept. 24 in…
Photo Credit: JOHN WILLIAM HOWARD - The Indians meet on the court before getting Tuesday's match against Astoria underway.
September 24, 2014

Volleyball: Scappoose struggles in league play, falls to 0-3

by John William Howard
Astoria runs away from the Indians, winning 25-14, 25-9, 25-17 for the straight-set sweep Midway through the second set, Mark Sprenger saw a major turning point. The Indians had pushed to keep…
Photo Credit: JOHN WILLIAM HOWARD - St. Helens senior Hailee Fischer had 18 aces in the Lions' flattening of Milwaukie.
September 24, 2014

Volleyball: St. Helens stomps Milwaukie 75-11

by John William Howard
Hailee Fischer finishes with 18 aces in the win The Milwaukie Mustangs were never expected to make much noise in the NW Oregon Conference volleyball standings. They're 0-7 in league play, and…
September 23, 2014

Boys soccer: Four things to watch for as Scappoose takes on…

by John William Howard
The Indians and Fishermen will tangle at 4:15 p.m. With the non-league portion of the schedule behind them, the Scappoose boys soccer program is about to get Cowapa League play started with a…

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Sep 22, 2014

Cross Country: Tribe boys, girls remain in top-10 after…

by John William Howard
The Scappoose boys tacked on just 166 points to win the 4,500 meter division at the Three-Course Challenge at Camp Rilea on Saturday, led by an 11th place finish from senior Dan Carrier. Carrier…
Photo Credit: JOHN BREWINGTON - St. Helens junior Bryce Bumgardner looks to dance around oncoming Wilsonville linebacker Garrett Chenoweth during the Lions' 42-28 loss on Sept. 19.
Sep 22, 2014

Football: Wilsonville scores 28 straight to roll over St. Helens

by John William Howard
Lions get two touchdowns each from Terry, Norton St. Helens had few answers for Wilsonville's power runner Cole Wilson, who ran for 180 yards and three touchdowns as the visiting Wildcats (1-2)…
Sep 22, 2014

Volleyball: Valley Catholic sweeps Scappoose, Indians struggle…

by John William Howard
It took a little too long for the Indians to warm up in their league match with Valley Catholic on Sept. 18 as the Valiants came in and swept Scappoose 25-15, 25-10, 25-21 and moving to 2-0 in…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Left to Right: Isaac Reed, Jakob Nelson, Noah Nelsen, Corbin Edson, Cooper Montgomery, Benjamin Hanf, Cash Lapping, and Cheyenne Trainer
Sep 22, 2014

XC: St. Helens Middle School takes part in 3-Course Challenge

by John William Howard
The St. Helens middle school cross country program got their season off to a solid start on Saturday, Sept. 20 with a sixth place finish in the middle school division at Camp Rilea's…
Sep 19, 2014

Football: Wilsonville at St. Helens game day preview

by John William Howard
When Wilsonville and St. Helens match up on Friday evening, they'll be in a highly unusual predicament: both teams enter the week three contest without a win. And while St. Helens might have…
Photo Credit: JOHN WILLIAM HOWARD - Senior midfielder Justin Pense chases down the ball during the Lions' game at home against Sprague on Sept. 16. Pense scored both of St. Helens' goals in the first half against Dallas as the Lions broke a losing streak dating back nearly two years.
Sep 18, 2014

Boys soccer: St. Helens snaps two-year losing streak, beats…

by John William Howard
Two first-half goals from senior Justin Pence help St. Helens to their first win in 769 days It's been a long two seasons for the St. Helens boys soccer program, tossed and turned with several…
Photo Credit: JOHN WILLIAM HOWARD - Quarterback Joey Krusky jumps around an onrushing Cascade defender in the Indians' first game of the season. Krupsky has had a hand in 11 touchdowns this season, and will be a major key in one of the biggest Class 4A games the state will see in the regular season.
Sep 18, 2014

Gladstone and Scappoose face off in top-10 football match up

by John William Howard
The game features two of the top athletes in Class 4A: Gladstone running back Handsome Smith, and Scappoose quarterback Joey Krupsky Scappoose football coach Sean McNabb's first comments on the…
Sep 18, 2014

Boys soccer: Four second-half goals from OES help stun Scappoose

by John William Howard
Scappoose held a 3-1 lead in the 52nd minute, but gave up three unanswered goals to OES down the stretch Heading in to Thursday's match against the defending small-school state title team, the…
Photo Credit: JOHN WILLIAM HOWARD - St. Helens junior hitter Logan Kalauli hits past the Wilsonville blockers early in the first set of the Lions' 3-1 win over the Wildcats on Sept. 16.
Sep 17, 2014

Volleyball: Lions jump to No. 8 with dispatch of Wilsonville

by John William Howard
St. Helens drops the first set, but wins final three to beat Wilsonville 24-26, 25-22, 25-23, 25-20 It might be early in the year, but St. Helens might have already picked up their signature…
Sep 17, 2014

Volleyball: Scappoose drops league opener to Seaside

by John William Howard
If the first outing for the Scappoose volleyball program is any indicator, the youthful Tribe could have good things ahead, in spite of stumbling in their league opener. Scappoose fell to…