Published: 11/20/2012 10:58:07 AM
The Canby Herald breaks down the Canby football team’s
second-round playoff loss to Tigard, which advanced to the Class 6A
Sam Stelk never had a
chance at redemption.
Published: 11/23/2012 1:10:39 PM
It was not a coincidence that this year’s edition of the North
Marion boys soccer team won twice as many games as it did last
According to coach Rafael Pelaez, the players on this year’s
roster made up for what they lacked in experience with a desire to improve and
work as a unit.
Published: 11/23/2012 2:23:03 PM
the North Marion girls soccer team fell to Mazama in the
first round of the Class 4A playoffs, coach Manuel Martinez had an uplifting
message for his players.
Published: 11/23/2012 3:23:38 PM
Eight members of the North Marion
football team garnered all-league recognition, as chosen by the coaches of the
Leading the Huskies was Matt McLaren, who made the
first-team offense as a running back with a team-high 712 yards and eight
touchdowns on the ground.
Published: 11/23/2012 4:19:33 PM
Two members of the Canby volleyball team earned
all-conference recognition this season, as selected by the coaches of the Three
Senior outside hitter Emilie Wilmes was chosen as a
first-team honoree for the third consecutive year, providing the Cougars with
power at the net.
Published: 11/23/2012 6:08:13 PM
Sweat wasn’t the only clear liquid flowing down the faces of
Canby’s football players as they trudged off Douglass Memorial Field in Tigard
following their post-game huddle.
Published: 11/26/2012 2:01:56 PM
Judging only by the faces of Canby’s girls soccer players
after they lost to Portland-Grant in the Class 6A state quarterfinals, it would
have been difficult to guess that the Cougars had just engineered the best
season in program history.
Published: 11/26/2012 2:03:23 PM
Three members of the Canby cross country team earned
all-league recognition this year.
Brendan Seehaver and Cameron Huffman garnered second-team
honors on the boys side, while Brenna Wolf was named to the second team on the girls
Published: 11/27/2012 2:55:52 PM
CANBY GIRLS BASKETBALL
Coach: Brooke Cates (first year)
Last year: 13-12, 3-7 in the Three Rivers League; lost to West
Salem in the first round of the Class 6A playoffs
Key players: Ashley Evans, Bailey Raines, Madison Lear,
Key losses: Brianne Huggins, Alexa Nakashimada
Outlook: With a new head coach and system, the Cougars will
attempt to win a playoff game for the first time since 2007.
Published: 11/27/2012 5:00:34 PM
CANBY BOYS BASKETBALL
Coach: Craig Evans (third year)
Last year: 9-16, 2-8 in the Three Rivers League; lost to
Central Catholic in the first round of the Class 6A playoffs
Key players: Coby Cates, Konnen Bell, Trevor Sievers, Sam
Stelk, Cody Sibel
Key losses: Andrew Evans, Evan Sanders, Brady Thompson
Outlook: A team featuring many familiar football names will
strive for the first state playoff victory of third-year coach Craig Evans’
Published: 11/28/2012 3:01:29 PM
Coach: Jeremy Ensrud (seventh year)
Last year: Won the TRL dual-meet title; qualified nine
wrestlers for the state tournament
Key athletes: Keith Nichols, Devon Jarmer, Rawley Warren, Jacob McKinnon, Noel Hygelund
Key losses: Stephen Doman, Caleb Snodgrass
Outlook: With five returning state qualifiers, Canby hopes
to have representatives in the state championship bouts after missing out last
year for the first time since 2006.
Published: 11/29/2012 5:58:37 PM
Coach: Eric Laitinen (first year, fifth overall)
Last year: Qualified two girls relay teams for the state meet
Key swimmers: Ricky Parker, Ross Brown, Ryan Cully, Carrie Kralovec, Krissy Peterson, Tanja Polack
Key losses: Brittany Gillespie, Katelyn Hershberger, Isaac Williams
Outlook: Eric Laitinen returns for his third stint as coach of the Cougars, who will seek to improve upon last year’s third- and seventh-place district finishes on the girls and boys sides, respectively.
Published: 11/30/2012 10:11:38 AM
NORTH MARION WRESTLING
Coach: Ford Stigall (second year)
Last year: Won two individual state titles, took fifth place
as a team and also earned a league championship
Key athletes: Lucas Randall, Cody Walker, Orion Walters,
Spencer Christie, Brennan Patterson, Zac Sisson
Key losses: Jake Stigall, Johnny Vara, Gary Card
Outlook: A roster that returns five state qualifiers
features senior Lucas Randall, who has a chance to be the first four-time state
champion in program history.
Published: 11/30/2012 1:15:30 PM
NORTH MARION BOYS BASKETBALL
Coach: Chris Parkinson (second year)
Last year: 10-15, 3-7 in the Tri-Valley Conference; lost to Scappoose in the state play-in round
Key players: Matt McLaren, Kyle Williamson, Kelln Pippert
Key losses: Sawyer Dady, Nathan Summers, Jeremy Parkinson
Outlook: With eight seniors lost to graduation, the Huskies will need new players to fill voids at both ends of the floor.
Published: 11/1/2012 6:29:38 PM
For the Canby volleyball team, the postseason ended almost
as quickly as it began.
Vaulting into the Class 6A playoffs with a sweep of South
Eugene in the play-in round, the Cougars faced a daunting obstacle
in the round of 32: Hillsboro-Century.
Published: 11/2/2012 5:07:32 PM
Perhaps it was a blessing in disguise for the North Marion boys soccer team that Klamath Union scored the first goal of their play-in match Nov. 2 in Aurora.
Published: 11/3/2012 1:14:40 PM
The matchup is set.
The Canby football team will begin its postseason in the round of 32 against South Salem at 7 p.m. Nov. 9 at Cougar Stadium.
The third-seeded Cougars (5-4), who finished in second place in the Three Rivers League standings behind defending state champion Lake Oswego, wrapped up their conference slate with a No.
Published: 11/3/2012 3:08:03 PM
The North Marion girls soccer team didn’t want to take an eight-hour, 400-mile bus trip for nothing.
Dealt a road match against Ontario in the Class 4A play-in round, the Huskies crossed into the Mountain Time Zone and took care of business Nov.
Published: 11/3/2012 7:43:55 PM
Senior defender Alexie Schwend admitted the Canby girls soccer team was a little nervous entering the first round of the playoffs.
Portland-St. Mary’s Academy probably had no idea.
Published: 11/6/2012 12:32:18 PM
The Canby boys soccer team was shut out for just the second time all season Nov. 3 in the first round of the Class 6A playoffs, falling 4-0 to Central Catholic at Concordia University in Portland.
Published: 11/6/2012 12:36:48 PM
The Canby boys rugby team reached the championship match before falling to Reynolds as part of a fall 7s tournament Nov. 3 at Northgate Park in Portland.
Published: 11/7/2012 12:12:23 PM
Even the history books could hear the cheers.
The Canby girls soccer team erupted in celebration Tuesday night after a monumental victory, securing its place as the most successful edition of the program in school history.
Published: 11/8/2012 2:21:21 PM
The season ended in familiar fashion for the North Marion girls soccer team.
After reaching the state playoffs last year for the first time since 2002, the Huskies had hoped to build on their success with a decorated senior class this season.
Published: 11/8/2012 7:53:28 PM
The North Marion boys soccer team didn’t win its playoff game against the top-ranked team in Class 4A.
But it sure came close.
Facing perennial powerhouse Milton-Freewater-McLoughlin in a first-round match on the road at Shockman Field, the Huskies mounted a second-half comeback but couldn’t quite complete the upset in a 4-3 loss Nov.
Published: 11/9/2012 11:29:23 PM
Concern washed over the faces of Canby’s football players as
they gathered in the locker room at halftime, deadlocked in a tie against South
Salem in the opening round of the state playoffs.
Published: 11/12/2012 3:12:48 PM
In its first-ever trip past the second round of the state playoffs, the Canby girls soccer team fell 2-1 to Grant in heartbreaking fashion Nov. 10 at Strasser Field at Delta
Park in Portland.
Published: 11/14/2012 11:44:23 AM
After the Canby football team was blown out by Tigard in its
season opener, Sam Stelk yearned for another chance against his former team.
“If we could get these guys one more time,” he thought.
Published: 11/13/2012 1:52:54 PM
The Canby Herald breaks down the Canby football team’s win over South Salem as the squad prepares for its second-round matchup against Tigard on the road at 7 p.
Published: 11/15/2012 10:37:03 PM
When she was in the womb, Krissy Peterson had no choice but to follow her mother around on the golf course.
At 2:53 p.m. Nov. 14, the standout Canby High School athlete again followed in her mom’s footsteps.
Published: 11/16/2012 4:47:29 PM
Five members of the Canby boys soccer team earned
all-conference recognition this season, as determined by the six coaches of the
Three Rivers League.
Senior midfielder Eddie Sanchez, the league’s co-player of
the year alongside Clackamas senior Adan Trejo, led the Cougars to a
third-place finish in the conference standings and an automatic bid to the
Class 6A playoffs.
Published: 11/16/2012 11:14:03 PM
TIGARD — The Canby football team came looking for redemption. It got more of a rejection.
Facing Tigard in the second round of the Class 6A playoffs, the Cougars were hoping to show progress against the team that dominated them in the season opener 11 weeks earlier.