Scio Drops Tough Senior Night Match To SA

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com It was a tough way to end the regular season for the Scio Logger Volleyball team. For their five seniors in Riana Martin, Jayden Driver, Flavia Auguir, Kasidee Parazoo and Aspen Schudel even being recognized before she moves out East, they hoped that the 25-13, 25-13, 25-22 sweep would have gone a…

Regis Takes Senior Night In 4 Over East Linn Christian

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.– Call it nerves or pressure of the situation that they found themselves in, but after being down 20-12, Regis began to rally on Senior Night of their 24-26, 25-6, 25-14, 25-16 win. The once eight-point deficit was cut down to 22-20 thanks to a renewed sense of purpose as…

McKay’s Liebl Outlast West Salem’s Repp In District Tune-Up

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com KEIZER, Ore.—McKay’s Jazmine Liebl looked smooth running the Keizer Rapids Park course Wednesday afternoon. Though it was just a 3K, approximately 1.864 miles, the Scots sophomore in her first-year of racing Cross Country built a sizable lead on West Salem’s Ella Repp, entering the second half of the race. “Every time…

Sheridan Takes Five-Set Game From Santiam

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SHERIDAN, Ore.– As the season wraps up, every game just as important as the next and the one before with playoff positioning at stake. Sheridan had the third-place spot in the Tri-River League all but wrapped up entering their game with Santiam, but sealed the deal with a five-set battle with…

NW Vandals 16U Finishes Second at South Valley Triple Crown Tournament

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MEDFORD, Ore.–  Their day started at 6:45am when they came to US Cellular Fields in South Medford Sunday as they won their first game of the day 8-0 over the Sandy Thunder to face one of their toughest challenges in the tournament with the NW Batbusters Lever at the South Valley…

West Salem Outlast Mountain View

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com BEND, Ore.– It wasn’t exactly how West Salem wanted their game to end, but the result was the same: A win. 46-28 to be exact over Mountain View. The Titans opened with a 25-0 lead after Simon Thompson connected up with Anthony Gould for a 33-yard strike. That was before Jonas…

Cascade’s Defense Slows Down Newport’s Offense in 24-7 Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.— It seemed eons ago that Cascade Football started the season 0-3, but could have made an argument when they were 1-4 that they could have been closer to 2-3 or better. But after two strong showings, the Cougars find themselves in the hunt for a postseason berth after taking…

Stayton Hands Woodburn Rare Shutout Loss

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.—Getting a goal against Woodburn is a feat.  Defeating the Bulldogs is a rarity, just 11 in their last 98 games.  A shutout?  Blasphemy.  That’s only happened twice the last 47 games. Call it the Chris Shield Magic, call it luck, call it as you please but the Stayton Eagles…

Silverton Holds Off North Salem For 4-2 Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SILVERTON, Ore.–  If there was anything that the North Salem-Silverton Boys Soccer 4-2 showed, it was that whoever plays either team in the postseason are going to have their hands full to keep up with either team. As physical as it was, Max Linn’s 36th minute goal was the lone difference…

Sheridan Holds Off Gervais’ Late Surge

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com GERVAIS, Ore.—The pressure was on both Gervais and Sheridan as the twilight of the season has arrived. The Lady Spartans were trying to stay ahead of Santiam, who won over Western Christian in straight sets in Mill City Monday, while the Lady Cats were trying to work their way into the…