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PHS senior Elizabeth Morales sends a corner kick toward the goal during Tuesday afternoon’s 8-0 win over Sweet Home. The ball landed untouched in the net to give the Warriors a 4-0 lead at the time. (Photo by Brad Fuqua/Philomath News)

Effective corner kick, senior’s special goal highlight girls soccer win

Philomath High defeats visiting Sweet Home on the eight-goal mercy rule to even its record in the Oregon West

Lining up to send a corner kick toward her teammates in front of the goal, Philomath High senior Elizabeth Morales braved the sun in her eyes and then gave the ball a pretty good boot toward the net. The play resulted in the team’s fourth goal en route to an 8-0 girls soccer rout Tuesday afternoon over an outmatched Sweet Home squad. But this goal was no ordinary corner kick. The ball didn’t find the net off a teammate’s foot…

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Marys River Grange No. 685 will host its Harvest Fest on the weekend of Oct. 8-9. (Photo provided by Judy Hays-Eberts)

Marys River Grange steps back in time with Harvest Fest

Event scheduled to run 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday at Grange Hall

Organized during a meeting at the high school in 1927, Marys River Grange’s presence in Philomath dates back nearly a century. The Grange Hall, constructed in 1934, serves as a connection to the community’s agricultural past. Back in the day, grange halls served as a gathering place and community center…

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The College United Methodist Church announced the return of its popular omelet dinners. (File photo by Brad Fuqua/Philomath News)

Local church’s omelet dinners back on the calendar

College United Methodist Church fundraising event relaunches on Oct. 7 with omelets from 5-7 p.m.

The College United Methodist Church announced the return of its popular omelet dinners with the first one coming up on Friday, Oct. 7. The event, which features made-to-order omelets, will run from 5-7 p.m. in the church’s social hall. The menu features a ruffled French omelet with a choice of…

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Philomath’s Seth Arthurs had a hat trick on Tuesday at Sweet Home. (File photo by Brad Fuqua/Philomath News)

Philomath boys rough up Sweet Home, 8-0, in road soccer match

Arthurs scores 3 goals, Candanoza and Ringwald each have 2 goals, in a game stopped early on the mercy rule

The Philomath High School boys soccer team remained unbeaten Tuesday night with an 8-0 road victory over Sweet Home. Senior Seth Arthurs scored three goals and had two assists in the game, which ended on…

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Philomath High took care of business on Monday night against visiting Stayton. (Photo by Gary Milner/Getty Images via Canva)

PHS volleyball team takes care of Stayton in 3 sets

Coach Hilberg describes the performance as the team’s ‘best all-around game of the season’

The Philomath High School volleyball team rolled to a three-set sweep over Stayton on Monday night in an Oregon West Conference matchup. The set scores were 25-21, 25-20 and 25-21. The Warriors (11-5 overall, 3-2…

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• Sept. 19: Talk Like a Pirate Day (Marys River Grange Hall)
• Oct. 8: Lilly’s Lope for Hope (Philomath City Park)
• Oct. 8-9: Harvest Feed (Marys River Grange Hall)
• Oct. 15: Philomath Fire & Rescue Open House (Station 201)