• Sisters’ 2019 Outlaws football squad outperformed their 2-5 record, and the numerous all-league selections indicate the respect they earned from the teams they faced. 
  • The Lady Outlaws pulled it together after a tough first-round loss against Philomath, and won their next two matches for a fourth-place finish in state playoffs. The state tournament was held on Friday and Saturday, November 8-9 in Forest Grove. Valley Catholic took first place honors, Sweet Home was runner-up and Philomath took third.
  • Two Outlaws are state champions
    The OSAA Cross Country State Championships turned out to be historic for Sisters High School runners Ella Thorsett and John Peckham — and for the boys’ team. Before the day was done the Outlaws had two individual champions and a second-place team trophy for the boys team. 
  • Seattle Seahawks defeat San Francisco 49ers (?)
    Football fans, you need to watch the November 11 Monday Night Football game, the visiting Seattle Seahawks (6-2) playing the undefeated San Francisco 49ers (7-0). National Football League (NFL) Playoff implications? Proof of a fledging legacy? Most likely!
  • Thorsett, Bowen qualify for state in cross-country
    Ella Thorsett and Kate Bowen have punched their tickets to run at this Saturday’s OSAA Oregon State Cross-Country Championships. The full Outlaws team fell just short of qualifying after placing third at the Oregon West District meet held November 2 at Stayton.
  • Warren Miller films supports ski team
    The Sisters High School Ski Team is presenting Warren Miller’s new ski film in its traditional annual team fundraiser.The showing is set for Saturday, November 30 at 7 p.m. at Sisters High School auditorium.
  • Outlaws headed to state playoffs
    The Lady Outlaws hosted Cottage Grove in a play-in game at Sisters High School on Saturday, November 2. They bested the Lions in a three-set sweep with scores of 25-16, 25-22, and 25-20. 
  • Outlaws runners take first District title
    After a number of close calls this season, the Outlaws boys cross-country team finally got the best of the Philomath Warriors as the two teams battled hammer and tongs at the Oregon West District Cross-Country Championships held on Saturday, November 2 at Stayton. 
  • Young Life builds relationships
    Young Life, a non-denominational organization for youth, returned to Sisters last fall under the direction of Shannon and Doug Miller with the help of many volunteers.
  • XC girls primed for district meet
    The Sisters Outlaws girls cross-country team tuned up for the Oregon West District Championships with a meet on the beautiful Creekside Golf Course in Salem on Wednesday, October 23.
  • Outlaws drop final league game
    Sisters fell 41-18 to the Stayton Eagles at home on Friday, October 25, in their final league game of the season. The Eagles capitalized on the Outlaws’ five turnovers to beat the home team.
  • Outlaws post win over Sweet Home
    The Outlaws young soccer squad has had a rough season, but their diligence and hard work finally paid off when they beat Sweet Home 4-0 on the road on Thursday, October 24, for their first league win of the season.
  • Sisters pickleball players find a way to play
    The expanding national popularity of pickleball has created a 650 percent increase in the number of players over the last six years, according to the USA Pickleball Association. Currently that number stands at 3.1 million and is growing rapidly year-over-year.
  • Volleyball squad crowned co-champs
    The Lady Outlaws battled Sweet Home, the No.1 team in the Oregon West League, in a grueling two-and-a-half hour five-set match on Monday, October 21, and pulled off an extraordinary win to finish league as co-champions with the Lady Huskies.
  • Outlaws drop games against tough foes
    The boys soccer squad dropped their games against Woodburn and Philomath this past week: a 14-1 loss at home against the Bulldogs, one of the top teams in the state, on Tuesday, October 15, and on Thursday a 6-0 loss at Philomath.
  • The Outlaws took care of business on the football field with a stingy defense and a balanced rushing attack in a 16-0 win on the road against Philomath on Friday, October 18.
  • SMS hosts XC meet
    With high school runners in bright pink shorts acting as “rabbits,” middle school runners from around Central Oregon raced around the grounds of Sisters Middle School in the final meet ahead of next week’s district championships.
  • Outlaws enjoyed downtown challenge race
    Sisters’ entire volleyball program got together for their inaugural “Amazing Race” on Monday, September 30, and had a great time working together and competing as teams.
  • Lady Outlaws bring a broom to the hardwood
    The Lady Outlaws continued to dominate league foes this past week, with a sweep over both Cascade and Woodburn. Sisters defeated Cascade 25-14, 25-5, 25-10, at home on Monday, October 7, and two days later on the road, swept the Bulldogs 25-3, 25-21, 25-9.
  • The boys soccer team fell 2-0 at Cascade on Wednesday, October 9 — but they played some of their best soccer of the year.

    Cascade controlled the ball and dictated the tempo early, but the Outlaws defense settled in and momentum shifted their way about 20 minutes into the game.
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