Country Christian Cougars
Published: 2/5/2013 3:34:34 PM
The Cougars used a 7-0 run in the third quarter to run away with a Casco League victory over the visiting Blue Jays. Freshman Kennedy Nofziger scored a team-high 13 points on 6-of-12 shooting, scoring most of her points down the stretch in the fourth quarter to seal the game.
Published: 2/5/2013 3:39:34 PM
The 14th-ranked Country Christian Cougars kept their spot at the top of the Casco League after taking down the Jewell Blue Jays Tuesday night. Country Christian jumped out of the gate hot, knocking down shots from all over the floor — including Cooper Nofziger’s layup off the top of the backboard — to build a five-point lead at the end of the first quarter.
Published: 2/5/2013 3:54:21 PM
Despite shooting just 32 percent from the floor and turning the ball over a whopping 30 times, the Country Christian Cougars were able to top visiting Lowell, 65-52, on Monday night.
Published: 2/14/2013 3:11:34 PM
No matter what happened Thursday, Country Christian would get at least a share of the Casco League title. Selfishly, they had no intention of sharing with Perrydale, their final league opponent of the season, who was looking for that co-champion title.
Published: 2/14/2013 3:08:56 PM
Country Christian, sitting 23rd in the 1A OSAA polls, knew that they had a big week in store. Coming to town were two top-12 teams: Lowell and Perrydale.
Published: 2/15/2013 1:13:24 PM
Despite a late push from Jewell, the Country Christian Cougars held off the Blue Jays 44-36 in the Casco League third place game at McMinnville High School Thursday night.
Published: 2/20/2013 1:31:17 PM
Admittedly, Jordan Syphard had not played anywhere close to his best in either of the two previous meetings with the Perrydale Pirates.But Saturday night, Syphard provided a spark coming off the bench to lead the Country Christian Cougars to the Casco League tournament title before a raucous crowd at McMinnville High School.
Published: 2/20/2013 1:44:43 PM
The lead was slipping away. The shots weren’t falling for Country Christian, yet the Jewell shots — many coming in transition of Cougar turnovers — were starting to fall.
Published: 2/22/2013 11:33:17 PM
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Published: 2/27/2013 2:55:43 PM
With the clock momentarily stopped for a timeout inside the muggy City Christian gymnasium late Wednesday night, Russ Halverson issued his team a challenge.
Published: 2/27/2013 3:19:52 PM
For 16 minutes, 14th-ranked Country Christian
hung with the undefeated and top-ranked Horizon Christian (Hood
River) Haws Wednesday afternoon.
But eventually the Hawks — specifically Matt Totero — became
too much for the Cougars to overcome in the OSAA 1A Boys Basketball Tournament
at Baker High School in Baker City, Ore.