Statesman Journal

Prep notebook: Brandon Eyre, Ashley Zhu win GVC district golf titles

Mid-Valley athletes make college selections

April was a busy month for Mid-Valley High School athletes signing letters of intent to continue pursuing their sports in college. …  Silverton: Spencer Clements and Kobe Garcia (football, George Fox), Colton Meyer (football, Linfield), Cade Roth (men’s basketball, Westmont College), Brooke McCarty (women’s basketball, Linfield) and Will Wright (track and field, Westmont).

Cascade: Damian Ball (men’s basketball, Corban).

Central: Krista Omlid (volleyball, Western Oregon).

Salem Academy: Sydney Brown (women’s basketball, Westmont) more

A devotion that spans decades: Octogenarians have held various positions at Christian college

Their years of service at Corban College total 106; their total years of life on Earth: 243. Three octogenarians — Richard Caulkins, Adrian Jeffers, and his wife, Anne — have dedicated much of their lives to the “little Christian college on the hill” in southeast Salem. Educated at Westmont College in Santa Barbara and UC Berkeley, as well as University of London and University of Oregon, where he earned a doctorate, Caulkins continues to encourage his students and his peers. more

Communities:Club director lives life's mission through service

Marc Putman, who earned a degree in engineering physics from Westmont in 2002, is the Knudson Branch (East Salem) Boys & Girls Club director, where he was when he proudly posed for a photo 17 years ago in his red uniform with the white No. 10. more

Sports: Athletes With Area Ties

Anna Stumbo, the former West Salem cross country runner, was awarded the dean’s award upon graduating from Westmont College (Calif.), with a degree in biology. more