‘It’s Turner Week’

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.—They had an unique situation only that to the Oregon West Conference this season. This past Friday was suppose to be their game versus Philomath, but with the Warriors cancelling their season it gave Stayton a Bye Week. “The big thing we want to focus on last week was one,…

Stayton Boys Soccer Still Looking To Improve Following 5-0 Win Tuesday

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.– Despite their 5-0 victorious result to remain unbeaten in league and overall, the Eagles of Stayton (6-0-1, 3-0 Oregon West Conference) aren’t satisfied with their result with how they played Tuesday versus Yamhill-Carlton. After scoring all of their goals in the first half, Stayton couldn’t find the back of…

Takeaways From The League Opener

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ALBANY, Ore.—It wasn’t what the McKay Lady Scots were expecting when they opened the Greater Valley Conference against a very talented West Albany Soccer squad Tuesday night. Though the final score read: Bulldogs 6, Scots 0, there were a few takeaways from the game. “Knowing how competitive the league is, obviously…

2-2 Gervais Cougars Prepare For Homecoming Vs Willamina

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com GERVAIS, Ore.–Last time Gervais (2-2, 1-1 PacWest Conference) had two wins in the same season was 2013 when they went 2-4 in the old West Valley Conference and went 2-7 that year. Sitting at 2-2 entering Homecoming Week versus Willamina (1-3, 0-2 West Valley Conference), the Cougars have already matched not just…

Mckay Football JV Battled McNary To Start Homecoming Week With Defense

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  With Homecoming later this week for McKay, why not start the week the same way it’ll end: With a Football Game. While the Varsity focuses on the Bulldogs of West Albany, the Junior Varsity Royal Scots wrapped up Week 4 action with McNary and it was the defense of…

McNary Sneaks By McKay In Keizer Shootout

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com KEIZER, Ore.–  They needed a score with less than six minutes to go in the game down 12 to McNary following the Celtics Brendan Van Voorhis’ fifth touchdown of the game with 6:32 left in the game. Behind Noah Tavera, their offensive line and company they drove the field like they…

Gervais Breaks Even With 70-0 Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com KEIZER, Ore.–  Whatever they did, they found a way to get back on track following their loss to Scio last Friday. With River Moss’ four touchdown performance, the Gervais Cougars (2-2, 1-1 PacWest Conference) not just redeemed themselves from last years 18-12 loss, but scored the most points by a Gervais…

Photo Gallery: Chemeketa-Austraila

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Below are a few pictures from Thursday’s Fall Game between Chemeketa-Austraila Doubleheader in Salem. Follow Jeremy McDonald on Twitter @J_McDonald81 or like jmcdonaldmedia on Facebook! PHOTO GALLERY BY JEREMY MCDONALD

Stayton Girls Soccer Finding Their Groove A Week Into OWC-Play

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  The girls of Stayton Eagles Soccer team have battled through two very tough test this past week against Philomath and Cascade High School. Though they sit at 0-2 in the Oregon West Conference, Head Coach Lael Anderson is pleased with how her young team has progressed to this point…

Stayton Ends First Week Of League 2-0, 5-0-1 overall

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.—The Bill Belichick-isc genius that is Stayton High School Boys Head Coach Chris Shields found a way to get his troops going for the second half of Thursday’s afternoon matchup with Cascade in their 5-1 victory over the Cougars. Up 1-nil after a relatively physical first half, Shields reminded his…

McKay Gets First GVC Set Win, North Wins Market St Showdown

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  It was an uniqueness to the Market Street Showdown between McKay and North Salem High School Thursday night at McKay High School. Both teams were riding losing skids (North at nine, McKay at three).  Both haven’t won Greater Valley Conference sets either. The latter changed for both teams Thursday…

McKay Runners Pushing The Lead Pack

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  McKay started the second half of their season Wednesday at Geer Park where Sprague High School was hosting the Royal Scots, and South Salem in a race in which the Junior Varsity and Varsity of the boys and girls were racing together in the same race. During the girls…