Dayton’s Elliott Commits To Mt. Hood Community College For Softball

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DAYTON, Ore.—Emily Elliott has a way of getting the job done. For the about five-one Dayton Senior, she finds ways to put the work in and continue to improve thanks to her strong work ethic that got her to this point Thursday as she hovers around the decorated table in the…

Knocking Off The Rust For The Season To Come

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.– Each of the first two years under Head Coach Trevor Bodine, North Marion Girls Basketball has crept ever closer to the 4A State Championship Game. They finished sixth in 2017, third in 2018 after losing a two-point game to Cascade in the Semi-Final round this past season.  And its…

Santiam’s Sendlinger Overcomes Hurdle To Return To Field

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MILL CITY, Ore.— It’s quite regular to see kids go from one sport to another with ease.  Some even work in travel and club sports in there as well with ease as well or count it as one of their school-year activities. But ever so often, something strange happens that throws…

Rubio’s Gearing Up For One More Season As Wrestling Season Starts

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.—If anything 2018 was the mountain top for McKay’s David Rubio in a way. After missing out on State as a Freshman at 152 by one spot in the old model of Top 3 go to the State Wrestling Meet and had to sit out Districts his Sophomore year, the…

Gervais Kicks-Off 2018-2019 Girls Basketball Season

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com GERVAIS, Ore.– Two seasons ago, Gervais found themselves celebrating on the court of Sprague High School after Scio’s last second shot feel short after Isabella Vasquez’ left-handed lay-in lifted the Cougars over the Loggers to advance to the Field of 16 against Dayton. Fast forward to the end of last season…

McMullen And Capital City Sports

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  For seven seasons, Jerry McMullen split time in the Minor League system with the Atlanta Braves and Boston Red Soxs farm systems as well as the Independent League-ranks as a relief pitcher just living that baseball dream that many dream of doing. And though he didn’t break into the…

South’s Schaap, Trautman, Adam Stephens Nguyen Kick-Off Club Season

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  It wasn’t long ago that South Salem teammates Taitum Schaap and Paige Trautman were competing with the Saxon Girls Cross Country team at the 6A State Meet. Seven days to be exact since South’s tenth-place finish with the Saxons just graduating their lone senior on a big and young…

Wing-T And 33

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AMITY, Ore.– Wing-T and 33. The scientific theory that has brought State Trophies to Amity through the years that worked again Saturday afternoon against Nyssa in the squads 58-13 win to advance to the 3A State Semi-Final Round against Cascade Christian. West Streeter and Tyler Parr got the Wing-T offense going…

Kennedy Gets Revenge On Sheridan, On To 2A Semi’s

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SHERIDAN, Ore.–  It seems strange to see Sheridan this far into the postseason, a matter of fact prior to this year they weren’t in the playoff picture since 2010 when they reached the 3A Quarterfinals before falling to Cascade Christian in Medford of that season. Since then, the Spartans haven’t seen…

David Gregory Team Takes Home Title

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com There’s always strategy when it comes to rodeo, but when you’re dealing with Wild Horses you are in for a crazy ride all puns intended as you have no idea what the horses will do.  It takes strategy to a whole new level when your competing takes awareness  in the arena…

Chemeketa Volleyball Finishes Second In NWAC South Region

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com OREGON CITY, Ore.—With NWAC South Region Playoff positioning at stake for both Chemeketa Community College and Clackamas Community College Volleyball to close out the regular season, the question become where will the chips fall? The Cougars jumped out to a two sets to none lead on the Storm before Chemeketa rallied…

North Marion Boys Stun #1 Phoenix 1-0 To Advance To 4A Title Game

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MEDFORD, Ore.–  It’s weird to think the number 13-seed could be here, celebrating their second upset against a highly touted team, but improbable became probable Tuesday night. North Marion, coming off a week from their first upset win over number-four La Grande, had just outdone themselves when they brought home quiet…