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Tree City USA plaque

The Scoop: Tree City USA streak remains intact for Philomath

You can’t deny the value that trees bring to a community. They prevent soil erosion, clean the air, slow water runoff and serve as...
PHS soccer home team dugout

Warrior Nation: A look at the soccer schedules

In my last Warrior Nation blog on Friday, I wrote about state-level decisions to ease restrictions on full-contact sports which gives Philomath High a...
PHS auditorium

The Scoop: Samaritan Awards will go on with virtual event

It’s getting to that time of year when the Philomath Samaritan Awards event takes place to recognize the contributions of volunteers, organizations and businesses...
Hot tea with honey

Confessions of a 50-Something Dad: A cold and no contact

I miss the kids. Over the past 48 hours, I’ve been battling a nasty cold and have been hiding in our upstairs bedroom to...
Philomath High School gym logo

Warrior Nation: Mary Jo Davis was stellar athlete in late 1980s

Many, many stories could be written about the exceptional female athletes that have worn Philomath colors through the years. Trisha Stevens quickly comes to...
Philomath High School Reader Board

Warrior Nation: Athletics tied to county risk level

Earlier in the week, the state released new metrics that changed guidance going out to school districts and Philomath has opted to launch hybrid...
Brandon Fuqua and Frank Fuqua

Confessions of a 50-Something Dad: A birth and a death

I didn’t become a father for the first time while in my 50s. The first of my three sons, Brandon, came along almost 26...
Philomath High School campus

Warrior Nation: Philomath High’s 34 state team championships

In the official state championships list published by the Oregon School Activities Association, Philomath High teams have 34 state titles. From the first championship...
Welcome to Philomath sign

Question for readers: What do you love about Philomath?

Philomath is a special place. Philomath in Greek means “love of learning.” The Philomath News would like to learn what you love about Philomath?...
Emma Pankalla cutting down the net

Warrior Nation: Thoughts on cutting down the net

One of the sports highlights of my time covering Philomath High sports occurred in 2016 when the Warriors defeated Seaside, 55-45, in the title...
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