Nees Commits To Shasta College

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  Regis’ Jackson Nees will be taking his talents to Redding, California next season as the Senior Ram Baseball player committed to Shasta College back in February. Nees hit .410 with 28 RBI’s, scored 50 runs and stole 35 bases as a Junior last year as he picked up unanimous…

Nyquist, Ensign, Hammack Named To 4A Girls Basketball All-State Team

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  Imagine being a Senior on a team that was young in Varsity minutes and having to step up as a leader. Stayton’s KJ Nyquist had to do just that adjusting into more of a leadership role her Senior Year as the Eagles, under first-year Head Coach Wendi Nyquist, as…

Monroe’s Young Commits To Linfield For Football, Track and Field

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MONROE, Ore.–  This downtime has Monroe Senior working on his craft for Track, Monroe Senior Zach Young has been hitting the weights in his garage and doing Track workouts on his own. “I want to be in the best shape I’ve ever been in next fall,” Young said over Twitter Monday…

2A Girls Basketball All-State Team

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MILL CITY, Ore.–  It’s not easy to garner All-State Honors, let lone doing it with going up against the 2A Player of the Year in Kennedy’s Sophia Carley all four years. Santiam’s McKenzie Dodge got Honorable Mention her Senior Year, joining Carley, Ellie Cantu (Kennedy) and the Vasquez sisters from Gervais…

Saxons Galbraith Commits To Lane CC

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  South Salem has had a long history of success, and to be apart of it like Trey Galbraith has been the past four years has been a treat to live up to that history and the school name across his jersey during Basketball season. “South Salem has a very…

3A Boy Basketball All-State Honors

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com De La Salle North Catholic’s George Sadi won 3A Player of the year and Oregon Edward Kirk of Oregon Episocal won Coach of the Year as the 3A Boys Basketball All-State Honors have been released. Here’s the full list: First team, Trey Foster,.  St. Mary’s Charles Wilmolt, OES Tyler Frieze, Creswell….

Looking To Build From Last Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ST.  PAUL, Ore.– St. Paul baseball had finally gotten over the hump when the Coronavirus pandemic hit this Spring Sports season. Last Spring, the Buckaroos won an tight-knit 2-0 game against former league opponent Santiam for the program first entering this season.  And though the season is on-hold for the forseeable…

Price, Polanski, Blair Commit To Next Level

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  The challenge was there for Cody Price following his AC Sprain Week 1 against Liberty to stay involved with his squad on the road to recovery. Over the next four weeks before returning their sixth-game of the year against McNary, Price had remained a vital part for the Sprague…

Stayton’s Axmaker Bounces Back From Injury

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  Imagine in your second AAU tournament going into your sophomore year, coming off of playing nine minutes at the Final Site in the 4A playoffs a few months earlier in their third-place finish at State and a freak accident happened. Stayton’s Jacob Axmaker was making a save, making sure…

Gervais’ Vasquez Commits To Chemeketa

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com GERVAIS, Ore.–  Bella Vasquez came bursting onto the scene as a freshman with an opposite hand lay-in for Gervais’ 26-24 win over Scio, had sent the Cougars to their first playoff appearance since 2012.  The lay-in completed a run from fifth-place to that automatic qualifier in the 3A PacWest Conference that…

OSAA In Holding Pattern

By Jeremy McDonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com The OSAA will continue its holding pattern for the next few days of not canceling the Spring Sports season as they continue to monitor the Coronavirus outbreak in the State of Oregon. The tentative start date will be April 28, plus a tentative timeline how they would go about starting the…

Central Valley Conference Girls Basketball List

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Monroe’s Mirtha Lopez was named Player of the Year and the Dragon’s Head Coach Tony Parker.  Lopez and Jefferson’s Nashea Wilson were unanimous First-Team selections for their team. Monroe finished 2A State Runner-Up and Central Linn finished sixth in 2A.  Here is the full Central Valley Conference List: 1st Team: Mirtha…