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Warrior Nation: Year in Review — January 2020

It seems like ages ago that we had sports here in Philomath. But things were moving along just fine until the pandemic shut down...
Clemens Field

Warrior Nation: Football enters new territory

Philomath High football hopes to turn the corner with its next season — even if it’s abbreviated and there are no playoffs. The Warriors finished...
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Warrior Nation: A look at Oregon West girls soccer

Continuing with the preview theme of Monday’s blog on boys soccer, let’s shift our attention now to Oregon West Conference girls soccer. Philomath, Woodburn and...
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Warrior Nation: A preseason look at OWC boys soccer

It’s late December, the OSAA pushed back athletics and it’s uncertain if games will actually be played or meets will be organized with the...
Clemens Community Pool

Warrior Nation: Clemens Community Pool opened to public 60 years ago

Sixty years ago, it was billed as the “biggest municipal Christmas present in the county” — a new, heated indoor swimming pool. Clemens Community Pool...
Philomath High’s Clemens Field

Warrior Nation: Is it realistic to believe there will be football?

It’s been a while since we’ve experienced Friday night football. You know the feel — excitement in the air, conversation about how the boys...
Triple jump artwork

Warrior Nation: Silver anniversary of McNeely’s double win in 1996

Twenty-five seasons ago, Philomath High’s athletic programs across the board had some pretty good success. During the 1995-96 academic year, both the boys and...
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Former volleyball rivals now on the same side as PHS assistants

If you consider the past, it would make sense if Kaela Lindsey and Charlotte Feige didn’t like each other. Consider this: Lindsey’s Philomath volleyball team...
PHS volleyball artwork

Warrior Nation: Kramer, Brown playing on Sweet Home club volleyball squad

Philomath High sophomore Abigail Brown and junior Sage Kramer are playing with the Sweet Home club volleyball program, Warriors coach Denee Newton said. Newton said...
Sage Kramer cutting down basketball net

Warrior Nation: High school sports site picks PHS girls to ‘win it all’

In Monday’s installment of Warrior Nation, I wrote about the boys basketball team and attention received by the website. Well, anyone who knows...
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