Crook County softball blanks Madras 8-0

Crook County softball blanks Madras 8-0

Cowgirls a perfect 10-0 in Tri-Valley Conference standings; White Buffalos trail third place...

Buff boys tennis keep winning streak alive

Buff boys tennis keep winning streak alive

Madras boys haven't lost a dual match in over a month; girls beat Estacada, North Marion last week.

Madras track and field has a proper homecoming

Madras track and field has a proper homecoming

Buff athletes shine last Thursday at first home meet of the year.

Culver track and field starting to peak at the right time

Culver track and field starting to peak at the right time

Bulldogs showcase depth in a number of areas at last Thursday's Madras meet.


Madras Sports

PMG PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Lake Oswego third baseman Marin Penney tries to tag out West Linn's Megan Talbert during her team's 10-0, five-inning loss at Rosemont Ridge Middle School on Friday.
April 28, 2017

April 28 high school baseball and softball scores are here

by Miles Vance
Check out the results of all today's baseball and softball contests
PMG FILE PHOTO - The Gladstone baseball team will be back in action today in Tri-Valley Conference action today, playing at Estacada at 5 p.m.
April 28, 2017

High school baseball, softball roll on in league play April 28

by Miles Vance
Check out the long list of baseball and softball games we'll cover today
WILL DENNER/MADRAS PIONEER - The Madras softball team has developed a solid 1-2 pitching punch in freshman Jiana Smith-Francis (above) and sophomore Lizzie Steuart.
April 26, 2017

Madras softball duo jelling on the mound

by Will Denner
Jiana Smith-Francis, Lizzie Steuart shut down strong offenses in Corbett and Gladstone last week.


WILL DENNER/MADRAS PIONEER - Playing catch up in the second game of a doubleheader against Elgin last Friday, Mack Little hit an RBI double to bring Culver within one run, 13-12, but Culver was unable to add more. They opened league 5-1.
April 26, 2017

Culver baseball playing with confidence

by Will Denner
Bulldogs have already surpassed last season's win total with eight games to go.
WILL DENNER/MADRAS PIONEER - Madras junior Tyler Lockey (3), playing a game against Pleasant Hill earlier this season, had a whopping 12 RBIs combined in two games against Corbett last Friday and Monday, and also fanned 13 batters on the mound.
April 26, 2017

Madras baseball dismantles Corbett

by Will Denner
Buffs explode for their most runs of the season against Corbett to earn series sweep.
WILL DENNER/MADRAS PIONEER - Kinzi Jagels (18) went 2 for 6 across two games against Heppner/Ione with an RBI and a run scored.
April 26, 2017

Culver softball eyes progress

by Will Denner
Bulldogs are getting help up and down their batting order.
OUTLOOK PHOTO: MATT RAWLINGS - Barlow's Alexa Geary releases a pitch during her team's Friday win over David Douglas in Mt. Hood Conference action.
April 24, 2017

Friday's top five: The five biggest baseball and softball games…

by Miles Vance
Check out our all-softball top five list from Friday's sun-soaked diamond contests
SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - The Scappoose softball team celebrates during its 11-1 win over Banks at Scappoose High School on Friday.
April 22, 2017

Check out our best high school baseball and softball photos from…

by Miles Vance
The state's high school baseball and softball teams soak up the sun on Friday
REVIEW PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Lakeridge pitcher Rachel Mindt cranks it up during the first inning of her team's 11-1, five-inning win over rival Lake Oswego at Lakeridge High School on Friday.
April 21, 2017

April 21 high school baseball and softball scores are here

by Miles Vance
Check out the results of all today's - finally - sun-soaked action on the diamond
REVIEW PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Lake Oswego's Lillian Harwood and her Laker teammates will battle crosstown rival Lakeridge at 5 p.m. Friday.
April 21, 2017

High school baseball, softball get ready to soak up the sun on…

by Miles Vance
Check out the long list of baseball and softball games we'll cover today

Don't miss the local news

GRESHAM OUTLOOK: MATT RAWLINGS - Gresham's Jacob Biesterfeld deals to the plate in the Gophers' 8-0 win over Clackamas
Apr 19, 2017

Friday's top five: The five biggest baseball and softball games…

by Miles Vance
Oregon's high school baseball and softball players dodge showers to make some new memories
WILL DENNER/MADRAS PIONEER - Madras middle distance runners Thomas LeClaire (left), Stefaugh Jackson and Rick Danzuka finished within one second and a half of each other in the 800 meters. LeClaire placed first with a new personal best time of 2:24.47, while Jackson and Danzuka finished second and third, respectively.
Apr 20, 2017

PHOTOS: Madras track and field hosts home meet Thursday

by Will Denner
Culver and Madras competed in a track and field meet Thursday in Madras along with Condon/Wheeler, Molalla and South Wasco County.
WILL DENNER/MADRAS PIONEER - Brent Moschetti stands on the 9th hole green during a recent afternoon at Kah-Nee-Ta Golf Club. Moschetti signed a one-year contract with the resort effective Feb. 9 to assume golf operations at the course, which was in a state of disrepair and nearly closed for good.
Apr 19, 2017

For the love of the golf course

by Will Denner
Brent Moschetti, of Madras, takes over operations at Kah-Nee-Ta Golf Club.
WILL DENNER/MADRAS PIONEER - In the No. 2 singles spot, Jennifer Ruiz won 26 games for the tournament, putting her in fifth out of eight players.
Apr 19, 2017

Madras girls take seventh at Rankin Memorial tennis tournament

by Will Denner
Jennifer Ruiz leads Madras with 26 games won in singles; Erika Olivera, Jessica Olivera win 18 games in No. 1 doubles.
WILL DENNER/MADRAS PIONEER - Gladstone junior Amanda Ward slides safely into third after Patt attempted to tag her out.
Apr 19, 2017

PHOTOS: Gladstone 2, Madras 1

by Will Denner
The Gladstone Gladiators beat the Madras White Buffalos 2-1 Wednesday afternoon in a Tri-Valley Conference softball matchup.
LAUREN NEUMANN/FOR THE PIONEER - At the second district meet held March 31 - April 2 at Rim Rock Arena, Janna Davis and her horse, Hazel, took first in the reining competition.
Apr 12, 2017

Madras OHSET sends one to state

by Will Denner
Janna Davis places second in the reining, figure 8 and pole bending at last regular season meet.
Apr 19, 2017

Culver track and field makes progress at La Pine

by Will Denner
Bulldogs led by sophomore Irma Retano, who won the 400 and 800 meter races and topped her previous personal bests in both events.
WILL DENNER/MADRAS PIONEER - In an 11-4 win over Molalla last Thursday, Madras freshman Jiana Smith-Francis, above, center, threw a complete, seven-inning game on the mound and also hit a grand slam.
Apr 19, 2017

Madras splits four-game week

by Will Denner
White Buffalos softball currently hold a 3-2 Tri-Valley Conference record.
WILL DENNER/MADRAS PIONEER - Culver sophomore Lorena Vasquez, left, had one hit and scored the team's lone run against Union/Cove.
Apr 19, 2017

Culver softball drops pair of games at Union/Cove

by Will Denner
Bulldogs battle, get one run across two games during last Saturday's road doubleheader.
PMG PHOTO: LON AUSTIN - Corbett's Abby Fritz connects during her team's 8-6 road loss to Crook County on Friday.
Apr 16, 2017

Check out our best high school baseball and softball photos from…

by Miles Vance
The state's high school baseball and softball team's dodge showers to play on Friday