This article sponsored by Jamieson Produce and Y-1 Farms.
Jamieson Produce is an onion packing shed located in Vale, Oregon that packs and ships onions across
the United States 12 months of the year. It has been in operation for nearly 40 years and currently
employees about 50 people. Over the years our business has grown and to date we pack and ship over 100 million pounds of onions each year. We appreciate the quality onions our growers provide and the hard work our employees do every day. Jamieson Produce is owned by Doug and Terrie Maag and managed by Jeff Stubbs.
Y-1 Farms is located in Jamieson, Oregon and is owned by Doug and Terrie Maag and Corey and Mandi
Maag. Various row crops such as onions, sugar beets, silage corn, alfalfa, and wheat are grown on
nearly 2000 acres. The feed crops are used to provide feed for the feedlot they operate. Up to 12,000
head of cattle can be fed at Y-1 Farms. Y-1 Farms was established in 1985 but the Maag Family was
farming before that. Doug farmed with his father, Warner Maag, for several years prior before
purchasing his own farm. Y-1 Farms employs about 20 full-time employees to assist in operating the
farm. We are extremely grateful for our employees and the hard work they provide.
John L. Braese
The first round of the 3A state volleyball tournament opens Wednesday, Oct. 25 with all three eastern Oregon teams boarding busses to play on unfamiliar courts.
After finishing third in the 3A Eastern Oregon League tournament, the Nyssa Bulldogs picked up the 20th seed for the state tournament and hit the road to meet Warrenton, the 13th seed with the match scheduled for a 5:30 p.m. start.
Nyssa (11-18 overall) faces a Warrenton team that finished 16-7 overall and second in the 3A Coastal Range League. The Warriors host after finishing the regular season with two losses to Corbett while the Bulldogs won three of their final four to wrap up the regular season.
The Lakeview (12-8 overall) team is on the road to Amity (12-7 overall) with the Lady Honkers holding down the 18th seed while Amity just a few spots ahead with the 15th seed. The first serve is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 25 and the match will be broadcast by local Lakeview radio station KORV 93.5 FM.
The Warriors are the fourth team out of the tough 3A PacWest Conference to qualify for the state tournament and wrapped up the regular season winning three of their final four matches. Lakeview made a run in the final weeks of the season, winning seven of their final nine matches and finished third in the 3A Far West League standings.
The Vale Vikings (15-9 overall) picked up the 17th seed after placing second in the 3A Eastern Oregon League tournament and will be in Coquille (16-8 overall) on Wednesday, Oct. 25 to take the court at 4:30 p.m. The game will be live streamed at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sr8d_fAmW_M
Vale won five of their final six matches to end the regular season with a loss to the Burns Hilanders the lone blemish. Coquille is the fourth team from the 3A Far West League in the state tournament and wrapped up their final weeks of the season at .500 going 3-for-6.