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...

Boys soccer: St. Helens snaps two-year losing streak, beats Dallas 2-1

Boys soccer: St. Helens snaps two-year losing streak, beats Dallas 2-1

Two first-half goals from senior Justin Pence help St. Helens to their first win in 769 days It's...

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

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

The game features two of the top athletes in Class 4A: Gladstone running back Handsome Smith, and...

Boys soccer: Indians trounce Estacada 4-1

Boys soccer: Indians trounce Estacada 4-1

A brace from senior Devin Timmons leads Scappoose past Estacada for their first win of the season...

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

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

St. Helens drops the first set, but wins final three to beat Wilsonville 24-26, 25-22, 25-23,...

Football: Liberty pounces on St. Helens, drops Lions 46-13

Football: Liberty pounces on St. Helens, drops Lions 46-13

Phillips: "These guys have invested a lot of time, and invested a lot of effort and energy, so it...

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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…
September 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.
September 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)…
September 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
September 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…
September 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…
September 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…
September 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…
September 13, 2014

Football: Scappoose stomps Benson 56-14

by John William Howard
Scappoose might have gotten off to a slow start, but once the Indians got rolling, visiting Benson was powerless to slow the up-tempo, no-huddle offense that has tormented Tribe opponents over…
September 12, 2014

Volleyball: La Salle beats St. Helens, hands Lions first league…

by John William Howard
At the beginning of the season, just about everyone expected the La Salle Falcons to take at least a small step backward in their first year playing at the 5A level. Sure, they'd beaten up on 4A…

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Photo Credit: JOHN WILLIAM HOWARD - The Scappoose boys have gone 0-1-1 in their first two matches, but scored two unanswered goals to draw No. 8 Gladstone on Sept. 11. Head coach Scott Stanton believes his back line is the best in the Cowapa League, and may be one of the best in the state.
Sep 12, 2014

Boys soccer: Scappoose scores two straight to draw Gladstone

by John William Howard
The Indians are through the thick of things with their brutal start to the 2014 preseason, and results so far have head coach Scott Stanton believing his back line may be one of the best in the…
Photo Credit: JOHN WILLIAM HOWARD - St. Helens freshman Sidney Allen (9) battles Giselle Manzo of The Dalles for possession late in the first half of the Lions' 6-1 win over the Riverhawks on Sept. 11.
Sep 12, 2014

Soccer: Lady Lions ranked 5th in state after 6-1 thrashing of…

by John William Howard
For the second season in a row, the St. Helens Lady Lions have broken into the upper ranks of the 5A soccer standings, garnering a No. 5 rating after thrashing The Dalles 6-1 on Thursday…
Photo Credit: JOHN WILLIAM HOWARD - Scappoose junior midfielder Lucy Davidson dribbles in space midway through the first half against Gladstone. Davidson's tap-in around Gladstone keeper Molly Webster proved to be the game winner in the third minute.
Sep 11, 2014

Soccer: Indians beat Gladstone 1-0, take state's No. 1 spot

by John William Howard
The Tribe has kept clean sheets in all three of their matches, outscoring teams 8-0 It's a preseason that has lived up to Scappoose head coach Nicholas Heffernan's every expectation: a tough,…
Photo Credit: JOHN WILLIAM HOWARD - Scappoose junior Braden Clark fights for yardage during the first quarter of action against Cascade on Sept. 5. The Indians fought back from an early deficit to blow the doors off the Cougar defense, and will hope to wear down Benson with their speed on the ground.
Sep 11, 2014

Football: Indians hope to retain momentum against Benson

by John William Howard
Scappoose comes from 10 points down to blow out Cascade, takes on Benson as No. 1 ranked team in Class 4A Heading into their first game of the season, the Indians' confidence was sky high.…
Sep 11, 2014

Scappoose alum Paul Revis runs wild for Western Oregon

by John William Howard
Revis is ranked 6th in all of Division-II football in all-purpose yards after week 1 Scappoose alum Paul Revis picked up exactly where things left off after graduation in 2013, making the most…
Photo Credit: JOHN WILLIAM HOWARD - St. Helens sophomore Haidon Allen hauls in a pass from sophomore quarterback Levi Norton against Parkrose last Friday night.
Sep 11, 2014

Football: Lions blown out by Parkrose, look to build on result…

by John William Howard
St. Helens could take advantage of an inexperienced offensive line in their first road contest at Liberty High School In the midst of all the visiting highlights, there was one play from…
Sep 11, 2014

Cross Country: Lions in middle of NWOC pack at league preview

by John William Howard
If there was ever any doubt as to whether La Salle would make a strong transition to 5A in cross country, the Falcons provided plenty of reasons for why they're less of a long shot and far more…
Photo Credit: JOHN WILLIAM HOWARD - Sophomore Alyssa Spang calls for the ball during the third and final set on Tuesday against Estacada. The Indians are young, and will start a tough league schedule on Sept. 16.
Sep 10, 2014

Volleyball: Tribe drops 3-0 match to Estacada Rangers

by John William Howard
Rangers come in and romp in second two sets, winning 26-24, 25-12 and 25-7 Things might have gone a little differently, if not for a few lost points at the end of the first set. Scappoose was…
Photo Credit: JOHN WILLIAM HOWARD - Natalie Muth knocks a shot past La Salle defender Talya Holenstien early in the second half and past the Falcon goalkeeper to put the Indians up 1-0. Scappoose has now outscored their opponents 7-0 through the first two games.
Sep 10, 2014

Soccer: Indians top La Salle, maintain perfect season

by John William Howard
Scappoose darts past La Salle 1-0 on a 44th minute goal from Natalie Muth In the end, Tuesday's match turned out exactly as it was expected to: both sides came in having kept clean sheets in…
Photo Credit: JOHN WILLIAM HOWARD - St. Helens senior Taylor Albertson takes a swing during the second set of the Lions' 3-0 sweep of Hillsboro on Sept. 9.
Sep 10, 2014

Volleyball: Lions thrash Hillsboro, Sandy in dual home opener

by John William Howard
St. Helens remains perfect at 3-0 on the season in non-tournament action, and will travel to No. 4 La Salle on Thursday The Lions picked up exactly where they left off after last season, rolling…