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 By Scott Swanson    Sports    May 13, 2020

Coronavirus stirs appreciation for what could have been

Many of us likely didn’t give a lot of thought to the role of sports in our community until we didn’t have them. Amidst the demands of parenting, coaching – and covering sports, we were more focused on making things happen than thinking a lot...

 

SH had lineup, mentality to go deep on diamond

Sweet Home High School baseball returned an experienced lineup this year that Coach John Best hoped would engineer a deep drive into the state playoffs. The Huskies were coming off a season in which...

 

Seasoned softballers were primed to make run

Sweet Home was returning a seasoned roster to face one of the tougher leagues in the state this year as the coronavirus shutdown hit. Fifth-year Coach Karyn Hartsook welcomed back seniors Jasmine...

 

Golfers had experience on both teams

First-year coach Ron Moore welcomed back teams led by seniors who had experience at state, the girls having qualified for the state tournament as a team for the first time ever last year. For the...

 

Boys track team may have had chance to go all the way

Third-year Head Coach Dakotah Keys had "a good turnout" of about 60 athletes as the track and field team readied for its season before the coronavirus hit. The Husky boys were coming off a...

 

2019-20 Winter Sports All-League, All-State Honorees

Sweet Home athletes who were named All-League and All-State (or the equivalent) for the winter sports season are: - Senior Megan Hager, Swimming, First Team All-District, First Team All-State; -...

 
 By Scott Swanson    Sports    May 13, 2020

Travis Thorpe to wrestle at SOU

In a private ceremony held in his back yard on the evening of Tuesday, May 5, Travis Thorpe signed to wrestle for Southern Oregon University. "He's not the first wrestler we've sent (to SOU)," his...

 

OSAA cancels high school sports for remainder of year

Per Gov. Kate Brown’s announcement last week that Oregon schools will be closed to in-person learning for the remainder of the school year, the Oregon School Activities Association has cancelled all remaining Spring activities and state championshi...

 

OSAA board holds off on cancelling spring sports - for now

The OSAA Executive Board decided last week to continue suspension of spring activities, but not not cancel any other remaining state championships for the time being. The season is suspended through April 28, in line with the governor’s orders to...

 

OSAA extends ban on sports, practice, through end of April

Following Gov. Kate Brown’s announcement on March 18, extending statewide school closures through April 28, the Oregon School Activities Association has extended the suspension of interscholastic practices and contests for sports and activities...

 

'Consistent' Hunter Coulter named boys basketball MVP

The Sweet Home High School basketball team named junior Hunter Coulter its Most Valuable Player during its annual awards banquet on March 10. "Coulter had a really good season," said Coach Drew...

 
 By Scott Swanson    Sports    March 18, 2020

New golf coach Ron Moore loves the game and teaching kids

Ron Moore is known for a variety of things in Sweet Home: civic leader, president of the Sweet Home Economic Development Group (which produces the Oregon Jamboree), community booster, youth sports...

 

OSAA extend ban on practices, competition through April 28

Following Gov. Kate Brown’s announcement on Tuesday extending statewide school closures through April 28, the Oregon School Activities Association has extended the suspension of interscholastic practices and contests for sports and activities for...

 

Luka Ogden named cheer team's most valuable performer

Freshman Luka Ogden won the Sweet Home High School cheerleaders Pink Pom award, the equivalent of Most Valuable Player, during the team's awards banquet Thursday evening, March 5. The team award were...

 

Royer, Thorpe win repeat state wrestling championships as SH team just misses

By Scott Swanson Of The New Era It was oh-so-close, but Sweet Home's wrestlers fell just short of beating a stacked La Grande team in the state championships Friday and Saturday, Feb. 28-29. But the...

 

State placers are girls swimming MVPs, Wright and Calderwood for boys

Swim Coach Doug Peargin named the four Huskies who placed in the state championship swimming finals Outstanding Swimmers of the Year for the girls swimming team at the annual awards night Thursday,...

 

Despite final loss at Newport, SH girls played 'competitively' this year

While Sweet Home ended its girls basketball season with a 56-37 loss to Newport on the road Feb. 25, the team made substantial gains and has a lot going for it next season. Newport pulled ahead quickly, leading 14-6 after the first quarter, 30-19 at...

 

Alumni roundup: Ally Tow signs to play volleyball for Corban

Former Sweet Home star Ally Tow (2018) signed a letter of intent Feb. 19, during halftime at a Linn-Benton Community College basketball game, to play volleyball at Corban University. Tow led LBCC...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    Sports    March 4, 2020

Hot-shooting Phoenix ends Sweet Home's basketball season

Phoenix came to town with a hot hand Friday night and hit a lot of shots early, including six three-pointers, to build an insurmountable lead against their hosts in boys basketball to end the...

 

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