Dodgers Rally Back To Split Doubleheader With Post 20

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MONMOUTH, Ore.—When the game entered the sixth inning, it seemed as if the writing was on the wall for the doubleheader between the Post 20 Dirtbags and the Withnell Dodgers. The Dirtbags, who took the first game 9-1 from the Dodgers, led Withnell 8-2 entering the sixth inning with Eric Kessler…

Wrapping Up Training For July

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  As they wrap up their last workout and conditioning session prior to the week off to close out the month of July, McKay Head Coach Josh Riddell wanted to put his football players up for some competition with the tug-of-war to end not just the workout off right, but…

Silverton Defeats Stayton Girls Soccer To Close Out Summer League

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SILVERTON, Ore.– When Savannah Reilly hit her Penalty Kick to break the 0-0 game in the 43rd minute, the Silverton Lady Foxes seemingly seemed to let out a sigh of relief as the Stayton Lady Eagles brought some pressure following the goal. Mia George and her defense met the challenged by…

One Last 7-on-7 Before The Week Off

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.—With Moratorium Week coming next week, there was one last go around with 7-on-7 before the ‘week-off’ starts to close out the month of July in Oregon. With McNary, South Salem and Stayton coming to West Salem for one last adventure before August rolls around and the Boys of Fall…

Dodgers Take Doubleheader, Looking For Sweep Tuesday

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.—Mid-Coast has a tendency to sneak up on teams this season.  They stole one from Post 20, took a series from an improved Keizer Crusher team this summer and had Withnell on the ropes Monday afternoon at Willamette University. Similar to the second game of their three-game series with the…

Oregon Herricanes Finish Second In NAFA Tournament

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com NEWBERG, Ore.–  They wanted some tough competition this summer to make themselves better for this upcoming Spring season. With their head coach looking and seeing the team they eventually would face in the 2018 NAFA Summer Nationals 16/18 Gold Championships Sunday afternoon, the opportunity was there to face a good team…

Oregon Titans 10U Wins Last Tournament of Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com NEWBERG, Ore.–  In their final weekend of their season, the Oregon Titans 10U squad battled their way through to the tournament where they found themselves fighting for the 2018 NAFA 10U Tournament Title. “It was just a great experience with this whole team and everyone on it because we’ve all played…

Brown Helps Keizer Split With Post 20 In Saturday’s Doubleheader

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MONMOUTH, Ore.– The progression of Austin Brown entering Saturday’s second game of the doubleheader has been great dating back to the Fall ball season to start his senior year at McKay High School. “Just building up to it, preparing myself and the main goal is to come out and win the…

First Two Days As A Parent

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com The past day-and-a-half since Natalie’s birth, I’ve been approached by people asking me about her and wondering why I was away from my wife Amber and my newborn child. Part of the reason was because I wanted to give them an opportunity to relax and heal up, Amber has bad anxiety…

Dodgers Take Two From East County 12-2, 9-0

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  They built off of what they started with their 6-4 win over Mid-Valley Wednesday to close out their league three-game series with the Southpaws in their doubleheader with the East County American Legion squad from Area-2. The offense was there with 21 runs on 27 hits along with their…

Post 20 Splits With Mid-Coast

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MONMOUTH, Ore.—It was a challenging dau for the boys of the Post 20 Dirtbags Thursday with their doubleheader versus the Mid-Coast Dungies at home. With the temperatires reaching near 100 defrees, the bats were just as hot with Jackson Holstad leading the way with two home runs along with Eric Kessler’s…

Dodgers Avoid Sweep, Beat Mid-Valley 6-4

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  The doubleheader didn’t necessarily to plan, but the Withnell Dodgers go into their day off before their non-league doubleheader with the East County squad out of Gresham Friday at 2pm. In their first game against the Mid-Valley Southpaws of the doubleheader, one inning was the difference maker in the…