Crater Athletics

“It’s a great day to be a Comet”

Athletic Director                   Brad Eaton  
Athletic Director Assistant     Trish Snyder
Athletic Trainer                    Samantha Erskine
Office Phone  541.494.6313
Fax  541.494.6286
Crater High School       
655 N. 3rd St, Central Point OR 97502                                                                                                                                                                                          




We will have a team meeting on October the 23rd at the Dugout in Central Point, OR.

If you are a returning bowler please bring your uniform from last year. I need to get them collected so I know what I have and don’t have…

The Dugout is the Old Cyber Center Building..It is located behind Southern Oregon Subaru and in front of Cascade Christian High School. It will be at 12:00 PM.

Please be there if at all possible.

Winter Sports 2023-2024

November 28th, 2023 by Trish Snyder


For individual team schedules you can visit OSAA at


Winter sports begin Monday Nov 13th! 
Girls Basketball, Boys Basketball, Wrestling & Swim:

 All athletes must complete the online registration and have a current sports physical on file to be clear for tryouts! (OSAA Sports Physicals are good for 2 years)

Instructions for Crater Athletics Online Registration in ParentVue:

ParentVue App:  (Not recommended for registration processes)
1)  Log into ParentVue (as a parent)
2) Click  “Online Registration” (OLR)
3) Click “Open Online Registration”
4) Click “Athletic Registration” then “Continue”
5) Follow the prompts and directions to complete the process

ParentVue Desktop Version: (Recommended for registration processes)
1)  Log into ParentVue (as a parent)
2) Click  “Online Registration” (top right corner)
3) Click “Athletic Registration”
4) Follow the prompts and directions to complete the process

**If you don’t see the “Athletic Registration” button, then you already have a registration process started.  This may have been inadvertent and you can delete it.  Once it is deleted you should see the option to start a new Athletic Registration.

For questions, please email Trish Snyder at



Mon 6-8 pm, Tue 4-6 pm, Wed 6-8 pm (all practice/pics), Thur 4-6 pm (all practice), Fri 4-6 pm (all practice)

M, W, F 5:00 am – 6:30 am (workouts for anyone trying out for varsity boys basketball)


Mon 4-6 pm (first cuts), Tue 6-8 pm (first cuts), Wed 4-6 pm (second cuts and teams), Thur 6-8 pm practice (5:00 – 5:30 pm parent meeting in room 100), Fri 6-8 pm practice


M-F 4:00 – 6:30 pm in the mat room (upper gym)


6:00 – 7:30 pm at the Medford YMCA pool

Congratulations Crater Teams!!!

November 6th, 2023 by Trish Snyder

Congratulations to our Crater Cross Country teams who just returned from the 5A State Championships! Our boys team captured their third straight state title thanks to a 1st place finish by junior Tayvon Kitchen (15:26.2) and a 2nd place finish by junior Josiah Tostenson (15:32.2)! This is Tayvon’s first cross country state championship title which comes just over a week after being named Boys District Champion.  

Our girls cross country team also had a very impressive showing finishing second by only 2 points behind Summit! Lindsey Siebert was 3rd with a time of 18:24.9 and Emma West was hot on her heels in 4th with a time of 18:32.3!
Thank you to our awesome Central Point community for all the support you showed our teams when they arrived home!!!!

Congratulations to our Crater Cheer team who competed this past weekend. Jessalyn Magerle was named to the OCCA 5A All State Team. Roxie Wells and Kaiya Billings were both finalists for the 5A team. Preston Schmidt was a finalist for the male All State team which is combined across all classifications and finished in the top 10.

Congratulations Crater Volleyball for placing 5th at the OSAA 5A State Tournament.

Congratulations to Crater Girls Soccer and Crater Football for making the 2023 State Playoffs!

College Signing Announcement

November 6th, 2023 by Trish Snyder

Kayden Scaparo will be signing a letter of intent with Grays Harbor College on a baseball scholarship Monday November 6th, at 4:30 pm in the Crater gym lobby. Please join him to offer your support and congratulations!


Crater Volleyball Hosts 1st Round State Playoff Game

October 26th, 2023 by Trish Snyder

Congratulations to Crater Volleyball for finishing the season #2 in the league and #3 in the state for 5A! We will be hosting the 1st Round State Playoff Game Saturday Oct 28th, 2023 at Crater High School vs. Centennial. Game is at 3:00 pm, gates open at 2:00 pm.

Adults $10

Students (ages 5 and up) $6

No passes are accepted

Coverage is provided by Table Rock Sports through the NFHS Network (subscription is required).

Congratulations Crater Cross Country

October 26th, 2023 by Trish Snyder

Congratulations to our Crater Cross Country team who dominated the 2023 5A Midwestern League Cross Country Championships Wednesday Oct 25, 2023!

  • Crater Boys – Team Champions
  • Crater Girls – Team Champions
  • Justin Loftus – Coach of the Year
  • Tayvon Kitchen – 1st – District Champion
  • Shaun Garnica 2nd
  • Josiah Tostenson 3rd
  • Caleb Doddington 4th
  • Ivar Hokanson 7th
  • Grant Headley 9th
  • Lindsey Siebert 2nd
  • Emma West 3rd
  • Reese Garnica 5th
  • Brynn Davenport 7th
  • Claire Davenport 8th
  • Hannah Pygman 9th

Our JV teams dominated as well, Crater Boys #1 and Crater Girls #1! 

1st – Nathan Goode – Crater, 2nd – Hudson Barsalou – Crater, 3rd – Royal Linthorst – Crater, 4th – William Shore – Crater, 5th – Noah Doren – Crater, 6th Caleb Barsalou – Crater, 7th – Reece Hvall – Crater, 8th – Preston Schmidt – Crater, 9th – Adam Keller – Crater, 10th – Jack Sandlin – Crater
1st – Daisy Ruiz – Crater, 2nd – Rowen Miller – Crater, 3rd – Emma Heppner – Crater, 4th – Kassidy Samitore – Crater, 5th – Grace Havniear – Crater, 6th Kara Loftus – Crater, 7th – Amilya Smith – Crater, 8th – Madeline Paradela – Crater, 9th – Kate Harnois – Crater
State is at Lane Community College in Eugene, Nov 4th, 2023.

Friday Night Football!

October 10th, 2023 by Trish Snyder

10/20/23 Friday Night Lights at Crater – Varsity Football 7:00 pm

**Homecoming Theme – Light Up the Night** White shirts with lighting decorations. This is also Senior Night!

Your Crater Comets will take on the Churchill Lancers!

Gates open at 6:00 pm

Students – There is no re-entry, if you leave the game you cannot come back in! There is no student entry allowed once halftime begins.

·  NO OUTSIDE FOOD OR DRINKS ALLOWED (Concessions will be available)



Adults – $6

Kids (K-8) and students w/o SB Card – $4

All High School Students w/SB Card – FREE

Seniors (55 and over) – FREE

Reserved seating for football $8

Fall Sports 2023

September 18th, 2023 by Trish Snyder




Come join Crater’s first ever competitive dance team! We’re seeking dedicated, enthusiastic, and talented dancers who can bring their energy and creativity to our team. Whether you’re a seasoned performer or new to dance, we welcome all skill levels to try out. Tryouts will be held in the Student Center on Monday September 25th at 6:30pm. Wear tennis shoes, athletic clothes, and bring a water bottle. Go to the athletic office for more info or to sign up for tryouts! A participation permit and current sports physical must be on file in the athletic office to be cleared for tryouts. 

Fall sports begin Monday August 14th. Athletes must have a participation permit and a current OSAA sports physical on file in the Athletic Office in order to attend tryouts. Fall sports include football, volleyball, boys soccer, girls soccer, cross country and cheer. Below are some options for obtaining a sports physical and forms can be obtained by clicking “Athletic Forms” on the right side of this page.

We are working on launching our Online Athletic Registration in ParentVue. Once it’s ready to go live, here are the instructions.

In ParentVue App:

1)  Login into ParentVue on app or desktop computer 

2) Click on “Online Registration” (OLR)

3) Click open “Online Registration”

4) Click on “Athletic Registration”

5) Click “Continue”

6) Follow prompts and directions to complete the process

ParentVue Desktop Version:

1)  Login in to ParentVue

2)  Click “Online Registration”

3)  Navigate to “Athletics Registration”

4)  Follow prompts and directions to complete the process

State Championships

May 23rd, 2023 by Trish Snyder

Congratulations to our Crater varsity softball team for winning the League Championship! The girls completed an undefeated season in league play (18-0) and are going into the State Playoffs ranked #7 in the State.

Crater beats #10 Centennial at home on 5/23 (7-3) in the OSAA 5A 1st Round State Playoff game advancing them to the Quarterfinals. They will play Bend at Bend High School on Friday 5/26 at 4:30 pm. Adults are $10 and Students are $6.

Below is a link which includes the OSAA 5A State Softball Bracket, broadcast information and online ticket purchasing information. Tickets can also be purchased at the gate.

Go Lady Comets!

Congratulations to our Track & Field Team! Boys won District and our team won Coed. Crater had 12 District Champions and 21 State Qualifiers. They’ll be heading to State at University of Oregon’s Hayward Field Friday 5/26 – Sat 5/27.

Good luck team!


April 18th, 2023 by Trish Snyder

Congratulations to our very own David Heard as he was awarded the Oregon Athletic Director’s Association “Athletic Director of the Year for 5A   AND   State Athletic Director of the Year 2023 for 3A, 4A & 5A!” As many of you know, David has been an instrumental force in D6 for many years.  As coach, principal, AD and teacher, he has made a substantial impact on students and staff during his tenure with us.  Additionally, his influence across the state has improved athletic programs for the region and opened up many opportunities for kids.  It is a joy to see David acknowledged for his sincere dedication, ongoing perseverance and positive influence in education.