Saxons Stun Olys With 21 Point Fourth Quarter Comeback

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  With rivalry games, anything is possible. Entering the Battle for South Salem, Sprague and South Salem were just a combined 1-5 on the season but it didn’t matter as both met at South Salem High School Friday night with the Saxon fanbase making sure they give their rival Olympians…

Cascade Gets Second Win Of The Season

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  In a span of a week, Cascade picked up their first two wins of the season that started with a sweep of Newport at home last Thursday. Tuesday was a tough game against the second-ranked team in the 4A Class with Sweet Home, but that game served as an…

Dallas Loses Heartbreaker To Corvallis

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com CORVALLIS, Ore.–  Defense wins Championships some old football minds would say. And for much of Thursday’s Corvallis-Dallas Varsity football game, there was a lot of that as the game was tied 14-all entering the later part of the game before Kenny Morley dashed 92-yards to put the Spartans up on the…

North Marion Girls Ties With Madras

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.–  North Marion found themselves in an one-all tie with Madras Wednesday afternoon following the White Buffaloes PK-goal that tied things up following a hand-ball call that occurred inside the 18-yard box seven minutes into the second half. Madras, who have been hovering around the Top 10 entering the match…

Tenth-Ranked Sprague Sweeps Seventh-Ranked Bend

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  The energy was there when they went into the second set versus the seventh-ranked Bend Lava Bears Wednesday evening following their first set 25-18 win. Thy fed off each other, from those on the court to those on the bench as Caiya Ewert jumped out to the court in…

Amity Holds Off Gervais’ Push For First Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com GERVAIS, Ore.–  Both Gervais and Amity Girls Soccer had their chances entering the second half to break the scoreless tie with their dynamic duos of the Lady Cats Alexys Zepeda and Judith Santos versus the Lady Warriors Keeley Graham and Jenna Lopez at the offensive attacking side of the ball. Lopez…

Santiam JV Pulls Away From Gervais JV In 2 Quarter Game

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com GERVAIS, Ore.—The two-quarter Junior Varsity game between Gervais and Santiam had all the workings to be an back-and-forth battle with the Wolverines JD Hakanson and the Cougars Jeremiah ‘Jerry’ Studer. Hakanson got Santiam on the board first up 8-0 before Studer answered with a strike but Gervais couldn’t get the point…

Celts Defense Holds Gresham’s Offense Off For Fourth Straight Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com KEIZER, Ore.– The tough preseason was finally in its twilight Monday night for the McNary Boy’s Soccer team when they hosted 4-0-1 Gresham to close it out in front of their home crowd. But it wouldn’t be without a challenge however, and as the Celtic defense was being challenged hard and…

Chemawa Football Opens Season With Tough 39-14 Loss

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com HALSEY, Ore.– With most teams finish up their third week of the season, Chemawa found themselves just starting their season Saturday on the road versus Central Linn Saturday afternoon on the road. It took a while for the Braves offense to gear up behind the running game of Fabian Morales, Francisco Black…

Santiam Over Kennedy 44-0, 3-0 On Season

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MOUNT ANGEL, Ore.—It was a big match-up that they were looking forward towards all week long.  Perhaps since the schedules were released a while back. Kennedy. With St. Paul dropping to 1A and continuing to raise havoc in 8-man football after their 64-6 win over Perrydale Friday night, the Trojans-Wolverines match-up…

Woodburn Pulls Away From Stayton In Second Half

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com WOODBURN, Ore.—It was something to behold to think about when Woodburn dropped from 5A to 4A and were going to be in the same conference as Stayton for the near-future. The Bulldogs were the champions of 5A five times over since 2010, the last time the Eagles won a 4A State…

Late Turnover Hurt McKay In Close Loss

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– They needed a stop.  The defensive lines heels were in the endzone and they needed a stop or be faced with a two-score deficit. Walking to his coaches on the field was a wall, telling his coach that he is ready.  He is sent in. At about six-five and…