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Class of 2016 Share Insights on College Athletics

Recently, I reached out to our 8 Athletes that signed last year to go on to play collegiate sports.  I asked them to give an update on how they are doing and any advice they could share with students that are looking to continue Athletics in College.  The following are excerpts from the emails that they […]

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Ongoing Crusade

By Kris Henry Mail Tribune When you move from one school to another, there are no guarantees it will be a smooth transition. New classmates and new teachers, new teammates and new coaches, new expectations and new routines … there’s seemingly no limit to the adjustments. For St. Mary’s sophomore Gavin Rajagopal, all those issues […]

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Last Call for Winter Sports Registration! HS Sports start Nov 14th and MS Boys Basketball October 24th

Online registration is open for the remaining sports for the 2016/17 school year.  We would like everyone to register as soon as possible so we can start planning for the upcoming seasons.  Official start date for HS Winter sports is November 14th.  MS Boys basketball starts October 24th. If you are a high school girl […]

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Amateur Athlete of the Week – Ryan Trask Two Sports, Same Season

CLICK HERE TO SEE FULL INTERVIEW ON KDRV 12 NEWS AND SPORTS MEDFORD, Ore. — St. Mary’s senior Ryan Trask plays both soccer and football at the varsity level this fall. Trask says the decision to play both sports for a third straight year wasn’t an easy one. “I was kind of hesitant to try […]

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Christensen and Reitmann guide Crusaders

Madi Christensen’s monster night paved the way for St. Mary’s in a 25-18, 25-22, 23-25, 26-24 Southern Cascade League volleyball victory over visiting Lakeview Thursday. The senior middle hitter posted 18 kills and seven aces and was 19-for-21 from the service line. With Lakeview (2-7, 1-1 SCL) up 6-1 In the second set, Christensen served […]

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DON’T DELAY, REGISTER TODAY! Online registration open for Winter and Spring Sports

Online registration is open for the remaining sports for the 2016/17 school year.  We would like everyone to register as soon as possible so we can start planning for the upcoming seasons. If you are a high school girl and are interested in softball please register ASAP.  We are trying to see if we will […]

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Emma Bennion wins Prefontaine Memorial run

PREFONTAINE MEMORIAL RUN: At Coos Bay, St. Mary’s sophomore Emma Bennion won the girls 5,000-meter race going away in 19 minutes, 43.9 seconds for the top local showing at the annual event. Grants Pass won the boys and girls team titles, with the Cavemen posting four of the top eight boys times and three of […]

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Baylee Hammericksen has shot at Augusta

By Dan Jones Mail Tribune Local Team has shot at Augusta Baylee Hammericksen could not have been happier as she absorbed the sights and sounds of Augusta National Golf Club in April. The 14-year-old’s father, Jamie, had secured tickets to watch the Masters Tournament’s practice rounds and Par 3 contest in Augusta, Georgia. “It was […]

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Ryan Trask named Athlete of the Week in Mail Tribune

Ryan Trask St. Mary’s soccer YEAR: Senior POSITION: Goalkeeper PERFORMANCE: Trask recorded a pair of shutouts as the Crusaders (6-1) downed Illinois Valley, 6-0, last Wednesday and beat Canyonville Christian Academy, 4-0, on Saturday. The senior made six saves against the Cougars and had eight more against the Pilots, giving him 36 saves on the […]

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Bennion Claims title at Brookings Harbor

BROOKINGS — St. Mary’s sophomore Emma Bennion won the 5,000-meter Brookings-Harbor Invitational on Saturday. Bennion, who finished ninth at state for last year’s Class 3A champion Crusaders, outraced 55 others with a time of 20 minutes, 9.15 seconds. Grants Pass swept the team awards, while the North Medford boys and girls each finished second out […]

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