Monday, January 22, 2018

Dramatic finish wins it for Clackamas

CORVALLIS - Clackamas closed out an undefeated season with the most memorable of wins - a late field goal earning the Cavaliers their first state title.
Jeffrey Nelson nailed a 37-yard field goal with three seconds remaining for the final points of a wild game that included several key emotional swings in the final four minutes.
Trailing 30-28, Clackamas failed on a fourth-down play at the South Medford 41 with 4:02 left in the game. then failed to stop the Panthers on their fourth-down attempt from midfield - the Panthers earning a first down by just inches with two minutes remaining. Needing a dramatic turn of events, the Cavaliers forced a fumble just seconds later and started the game-winning drive on its 21 with 1:39 left.
Amazingly, the Cavs were able to run 10 plays to reach the South Medford 20, setting Nelson up for the winning score.
Clackamas, which reached the semifinals last season, got 160 yards and three touchdowns rushing from James Millspaugh, and 230 yards and a scoring pass from Mitchell Modjeski
South Medford, playing in its first title game, got three touchdown passes from quarterback Robbie Patterson, who also ran for a score.

Thursday, July 5, 2012

One play at a time for 6A contenders

   Is it really time for high school athletics again?
   The Class of 2013 is headed for gyms and fields across the state and onto the pages of
   Game stories, features, photos, video and a blog devoted to every sport and every classification in many cases.
   It's all part of the commitment to promote Oregon athletics across the state and the online world.
   Now that you've found this site, keep it in mind when you think Class 6A football. Lake Oswego, Jesuit, Roseburg, Sheldon. Even Aloha - it was just two years ago for the Warriors.
   And, don't just show up and read - put some words up, too. And tell a friend. If you're the leadership type, send an e-mail over to, and we'll tell you how to be a blog administrator so you can help promote the game to the world.
   That's how we're going to build into the state's top prep website - one word at a time.