St. Paul Rallies By Salem Academy For 3-0 Start

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  It was one of those crazy high-scoring games that had you on the edge of your toes playing. Two relatively young teams with Salem Academy and St. Paul going at it, the Crusaders in their first-year in 2A and the Buckaroos having a large squad in 1A standards with…

Titans Murray Hits Game-Winner In Double Overtime

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com NEWBERG, Ore.–  Down to their final few seconds in their season opener in regulation, the West Salem Lacrosse team were desperate for a goal.  Hoping for one last crack at forcing overtime in what would end up being a 9-8 double-overtime victory Saturday afternoon against Newberg on the road. The Tigers,…

Little Things Hurt Regis Late Against East Linn Christian

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  Regis’ Mason Koenig and Byron Bishop did all they could to help lead the young Rams baseball team at the end of their first week of the Spring shortened-season Saturday afternoon against East Linn Christian. Koenig drove in the first two runs of the game as Regis built a…

Central’s Hot Start Not Enough Against Corvallis

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com CORVALLIS, Ore–  The young Central team just built from their 11-5 defeat to West Albany Friday against Corvallis. Peyton Foreman and Kaityln Brian led the charge, accounting for six of the Panthers eight runs in their 9-8 road defeat to the Spartans.  Central led at one point 7-3 entering the fourth…

Santiam Building On Youth

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MILL CITY, Ore.–  Only two girls remain from Santiam’s historic Softball Playoff team from two years ago in catcher Grace Lindemann and outfielder turned infielder Maddie Forste, both are Juniors this season as they see four freshman start in their 14-4 victory over Sheridan Thursday afternoon in Sheridan. One of the…

Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Honorees for the Week of April 16.

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– South Salem’s Ricky Cruz (Football), the Saxons Valarie Porter (Volleyball), West Salem’s Natalie Cunningham (Girls Soccer) and McNary’s Jack McCarty (Football) were named to the Salem Sports and Breakfast Club for the Week of April 16. The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the Week, from…

S/K Boys Soccer League Recognition

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– McKay’s Juan Llamas won the Coach of the Year honors from the six-week season, leading the Scots to a 7-2-2 record in the Spring.  South Salem’s Alexis Luna Ramirez won Player of the Year, scoring 13 goals for the 11-0-1 Saxons. Here is the Full List: Coach of the…

Eagles Pull Away From Cougars In Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.cmo STAYTON, Ore.–  The little things added up for Stayton and went against Cascade Thursday afternoon in Stayton. The Eagles aggressive playing style took some time, trusting the process, waiting for the moment in which it would have paid off in their 14-hit, 6-2 victory to start the season for both teams. …

Dallas Enters Spring With Mix Of Old And New

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DALLAS, Ore.–  Wednesday’s game against Corvallis was a good knocking off the rust game.  Matter of fact, even the two jamboree games entering their ten-inning win against the Spartans helped lead into the game. With five players familiar with the program entering this year, mix in the fresh faces, it was…

Stanaway Tosses No-Hitter Against Cleveland

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  The long wait between innings pitching seemed to be an eternity for Sprague’s Broderick Stanaway Wednesday afternoon.  But for good measure, it did take the pressure off of him to see his offense chug along in the Olympians 14-0, five-inning victory over Cleveland in the late-afternoon game. All it…

Spring 2021 S/K Girls Soccer League Recognition

By Jeremy McDonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– In a cool gesture through an unique season, the girls soccer programs in the Salem-Keizer School District have decided to have a League Recognition for their athletes. Sprague’s Aspen DeConcini won Player of the Year. Chloe Rogers joins her Olympian teammate as Defensive Player of the year. Vicky Cruz…

Amity Steady Play Results In Win Over Scio

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.–  It’s been since the first tournament of Fall Ball that Amity’s Gabby Rolston has pitched to a batter, an inning all together due to an injury to her pitching arm a while back.  But when the Warriors went to work Tuesday afternoon on the road in Scio, Rolston was…