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Buffs knock off Molalla 1-0

Buffs knock off Molalla 1-0

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Madras boys soccer now ranked fifth in state after beating Indians; Pineda's second-half goal the difference
Buff volleyball seeking a win

Buff volleyball seeking a win

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Fifth-ranked Crook County plows through the White Buffalos; best shot for season's first league win may be against Gladstone
Buffs beat Gladstone in soccer

Buffs beat Gladstone in soccer

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Eben Tapia's second-half goal the difference as Madras beats Gladiators 1-0 in boys soccer action
Madras football struggles in 53-6 home loss to Scappoose

Madras football struggles in 53-6 home loss to Scappoose

Madras Pioneer - Sports
The White Buffaloes couldn't get any momentum against visiting Scappoose, dropping their first game of the season.
Culver volleyball unloads on Chemawa

Culver volleyball unloads on Chemawa

Madras Pioneer - Sports
Bulldogs allow just 14 points over three sets in getting a victory; set their focus on Sept. 22 match with Willamina
Buffs beat Caldera 14-6

Buffs beat Caldera 14-6

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Two second-half Boyle touchdown passes, key defensive plays drive home the Buffs' third victory; Scappoose up next
Ranger get past Buffs 5-3

Ranger get past Buffs 5-3

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Estacada comes out ahead in key Tri-Valley Conference boys soccer matchup; Buffs at home Sept. 22
Buffs tie Estacada in windy game

Buffs tie Estacada in windy game

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White Buffalos and Rangers finish 1-1 as Buffs left to lament blown first-half opportunities
Five TD passes lead Culver to victory

Five TD passes lead Culver to victory

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Houston Wittenburg connects for five touchdowns with three receivers as Dawgs top Santiam
Culver tops 2A power rankings

Culver tops 2A power rankings

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Bulldogs beats Willamina in a thrilling five-setter; face Salem Academy Sept. 13
Buffs explode to beat Sisters

Buffs explode to beat Sisters

Madras Pioneer - Sports
Madras controls the second half, drops Outlaws 29-14; moves to 2-0 on young season and faces Caldera Friday
Buffs drop home opener volleyball match

Buffs drop home opener volleyball match

Madras Pioneer - Sports
Sweet Home has a little too much for pumped-up White Buffalos and Huskies leave town with straight-sets victory
Madras soccer squads blow out Junction City

Madras soccer squads blow out Junction City

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White Buffalo girls score more goals against Tigers than they scored all last year; White Buffalo boys go to 2-0 with 8-2 win
Buffs beat Sweet Home in overtime

Buffs beat Sweet Home in overtime

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Madras defense stuffs the Huskies to open overtime, then the White Buffalos score on two Dru Boyle runs to start season with 26-20 victory
MHS boys soccer kicks off season with victory

MHS boys soccer kicks off season with victory

Madras Pioneer - Sports
Trailing by a goal early, Buffs score three straight, hold on for 3-2 win over Sisters Outlaws
Seniors will lead charge for Bulldog football

Seniors will lead charge for Bulldog football

Madras Pioneer - Sports
Lineman, 'dynamic' Logan Macy hold the reins for Culver as they head into nine-man football play
Ringering wins clubs title yet again

Ringering wins clubs title yet again

Madras Pioneer - Sports
Brian Ringering takes the Desert Peaks Men's Club title for the 16th time; first championship came at age 17
MHS Football: New coach takes over a seasoned team

MHS Football: New coach takes over a seasoned team

Madras Pioneer - Sports
Skill players from last year's playoff team back; Eastern Oregon schools on schedule this fall
Culver volleyball looks to get back on state stage

Culver volleyball looks to get back on state stage

Madras Pioneer - Sports
Plenty of hard hitters are back for the Bulldogs with a return to state in sight
Dieckhoff: Thanks for a year of great memories, Jefferson…

Dieckhoff: Thanks for a year of great memories, Jefferson…

Madras Pioneer - Sports
After a year covering the Buffs and Bulldogs, Pioneer sports editor Andy Dieckhoff is heading back over the mountains.
Madras High School volleyball team puts on camp for youth…

Madras High School volleyball team puts on camp for youth…

Madras Pioneer - Sports
Led by Frank Maynard and other volunteers, the Madras High School volleyball team put on a youth skills camp last week.
Registration for youth sports is open at MAC Recreation…

Registration for youth sports is open at MAC Recreation…

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Looking to get your kids involved in youth sports this year? The MAC Rec District offers flag football, soccer and golf!
Madras Dragstrip crowns new royalty with King of the Track…

Madras Dragstrip crowns new royalty with King of the Track…

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The local race track, which crowned its season-long champions last weekend, may be 'the best-kept secret in Oregon.'
High school sports: Fall practices open Aug. 15 in Madras,…

High school sports: Fall practices open Aug. 15 in Madras,…

Madras Pioneer - Sports
High school sports are nearly back. Make sure you have all the fees, forms and physicals you need in order to play ball!
OSAA, OAOA looking for officials as prep sports season…

OSAA, OAOA looking for officials as prep sports season…

Madras Pioneer - Sports
The OSAA and the Oregon Athletic Officials Association are recruiting new officials to join up for the 2022-23 season.
Margaret Sturza officiates jumps at World Athletics…

Margaret Sturza officiates jumps at World Athletics…

Madras Pioneer - Sports
Local official extraordinaire Margaret Sturza was tabbed to officiate jumps at the World Athletics Championships.
Culver High School preparing for new reality of nine-man…

Culver High School preparing for new reality of nine-man…

Madras Pioneer - Sports
The OSAA is moving forward with nine-man football at the 2A classification - and not everyone is happy about the change.
MACRD junior golf program gets out of the heat and into the…

MACRD junior golf program gets out of the heat and into the…

Madras Pioneer - Sports
The MACRD's junior golf program moved its practices indoors this week to avoid the heatwave rocking Jefferson County.
Jefferson County juniors baseball team takes third place at…

Jefferson County juniors baseball team takes third place at…

Madras Pioneer - Sports
The local Little Leaguers from Jefferson County gave it their all in Prineville and took third at the state tournament.
NPRA rodeo athlete Coy Aldrich wins big at Jefferson County…

NPRA rodeo athlete Coy Aldrich wins big at Jefferson County…

Madras Pioneer - Sports
Coy Aldrich, a Culver High School graduate and Madras resident, took first place in the team roping event on Saturday.

Vanya Crumrine, Zach Neuburger shoot for Oregon at…

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Vanya Crumrine, Zach Neuburger shoot for Oregon at…
Thanks to a pair of local kids, Central Oregon was well represented at the 4-H Shooting Sports National Championships.

Two Madras High School graduates sign on with…

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Two Madras High School graduates sign on with…
After helping to revive the MHS program, Rupert Bellanger and Hekili Harry are looking to do the same at Bacone College.

Speed meeting needs: Make-A-Wish Night returns to…

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Speed meeting needs: Make-A-Wish Night returns to…
For the 18th year, Madras Speedway put on an exciting night of races to benefit Make-A-Wish and Children with Hair Loss.

Jefferson County Little League All-Stars heading to…

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Jefferson County Little League All-Stars heading to…
The JCLL All-Stars will compete in the Junior League Baseball state tournament starting this weekend in Prineville.

Madras High School golf holding 1st Annual…

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Madras High School golf holding 1st Annual…
Seven members of the Madras High School boys golf team will hit 100 putts apiece in order to raise funds for the program.

Madras, Culver softball combine to put four on HS…

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Madras, Culver softball combine to put four on HS…
Madras' Lily Moses, Hope King and Natalie Lockey joined Culver's Shanti Rosales in receiving statewide recognition.

Pine's Drives: Head up 97 to see Cow Canyon,…

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Pine's Drives: Head up 97 to see Cow Canyon,…
Buckle up and go north on U.S. Highway 97 for this road trip past to a few historical highlights in southern Wasco County.

Brad Padgett taking over Madras High School cross…

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Brad Padgett taking over Madras High School cross…
Madras High School wrestling head coach Brad Padgett will be taking on a new role - and a new sport - this upcoming season.

26th Todd Beamer Memorial Run provides…

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26th Todd Beamer Memorial Run provides…
Between a new course record in the 10K race and a heartwarming triumph of the human spirit, the 26th Beamer Run had it all.

Former MHS star Erika Olivera puts on girls soccer…

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Former MHS star Erika Olivera puts on girls soccer…
Seeing a need in Jefferson County, Erika Olivera found a way to help local girls build their skills on the soccer field.

Mad about youth: Madtown Fitness lifts up kids with…

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Mad about youth: Madtown Fitness lifts up kids with…
Madtown Fitness, a local gym in the heart of downtown Madras, has been opening its doors to local youth in the community.

Madras High School summer baseball team getting in…

Madras Pioneer - Sports
Madras High School summer baseball team getting in…
There are many new faces around the Madras summer baseball team, and they recently came together to beat Crook County.

Pine: Take a drive out to the Cove, Lake Billy and…

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Pine: Take a drive out to the Cove, Lake Billy and…
Local author Stan Pine shares a 76-mile road trip around Jefferson County that includes many historical highlights.

Madras High School trap team takes third at OSHSCTL…

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Madras High School trap team takes third at OSHSCTL…
The Madras trap shooting team hit the range in Hillsboro for the OSHSCTL state finals and came back with a bronze medal.

Madras hosts Oregon District 5 Little League…

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Madras hosts Oregon District 5 Little League…
It was a sunny weekend of fun in Madras, as 40 teams from around Central Oregon came to town for Little League All-Stars.

Ethan Graeme makes OSAA all-state third team for…

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Ethan Graeme makes OSAA all-state third team for…
Madras third baseman Ethan Graeme capped his senior season by being named to the OSAA 4A All-State third team infield.

Margaret Sturza receives 2021-22 OACA Official of…

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Margaret Sturza receives 2021-22 OACA Official of…
Margaret Sturza, the former Madras High coach and athletic director, has ensconced herself in the officiating world.

J.D. Alley of Culver named as state's top 2A/1A…

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J.D. Alley of Culver named as state's top 2A/1A…
After hosting two state tournaments - and winning a state title - Culver's J.D. Alley was named 2A/1A Coach of the Year.

Madras Trap Club shooting for the stars in year-end…

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Madras Trap Club shooting for the stars in year-end…
The Madras High School trap shooting team, led by longtime coach Kevin Tollefson, is one of the best teams in the state.

Madras High School hires Judd Stutzman as new head…

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Madras High School hires Judd Stutzman as new head…
Judd Stutzman, whose previous stops include Clatskanie HS and George Fox, will step in to lead the MHS football team.

Culver softball puts five players onto District 2…

Madras Pioneer - Sports
Culver softball puts five players onto District 2…
With four juniors and one freshman receiving all-league honors this season, the future is bright for Culver softball.

Macy brothers lead six all-league selections for…

Madras Pioneer - Sports
Macy brothers lead six all-league selections for…
With half a dozen players named to the all-league teams and two named all-state, it was a good year for Bulldog baseball.

Madras set to host Little League All-Stars District…

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Madras set to host Little League All-Stars District…
Play ball! The community is getting ready to host the Little League All-Stars district tournament later this month.

Catylynn Duff, former Culver track star, named NAIA…

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Catylynn Duff, former Culver track star, named NAIA…
After taking second place in the hammer throw at the national championships, Catylynn Duff was named an All-American.

Madras baseball team nets six all-league nods, four…

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Madras baseball team nets six all-league nods, four…
Following a third-place finish in the Tri-Valley and a trip to the playoffs, six Buffs earned all-league honors.

Six Madras softball players named all-league, three…

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Six Madras softball players named all-league, three…
The White Buffalo softball team had six players named to all-league teams after taking third place in the Tri-Valley.

Madras baseball overpowered on the road by Banks'…

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Madras baseball overpowered on the road by Banks'…
The White Buffalos struggled to find an answer for Banks senior Charlie White, who hit two homers and pitched a shutout.

Madras baseball facing No. 1 Banks in road playoff…

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Madras baseball facing No. 1 Banks in road playoff…
The White Buffalos are heading to Banks tonight to tussle with the top team in Class 4A in the first round of the playoffs.

Scott Jividen jumps at chance to officiate Pac-12…

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Scott Jividen jumps at chance to officiate Pac-12…
After taking a break from coaching this spring, Scott Jividen found a brand new opportunity when he least expected it.

Registration open for annual Todd Beamer Memorial…

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Registration open for annual Todd Beamer Memorial…
In order to help with planning for the races, organizers hope for early online sign-ups for the July 4 event in Madras.

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