West Salem Storms Past Oregon City To Second-Round Berth

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– The fun of the playoffs have officially kicked off Monday afternoon across the State with the 6A Classification starting things off first. With Sprague and South Salem putting finishing touches of their respective wins across the bridge Monday, West Salem and Oregon City found themselves in a hostile environment…

GVC Baseball Honors Complete List

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmai.com SALEM, Ore.– The Complete List of Greater Valley Conference Baseball Honors: Player of the Year: Aaron Zavala, South Salem Pitcher of the Year: Curtis Zamora, West Albany Coach(es) of the Year: Bryan Lohrman and Taylor Blair, West Salem 1st Team Pitchers: Austin Brown, McKay Alek Altringer, Sprague Curtis Zamora, West Albany…

Hanson Finishes Sixth In 400 Meter Dash Friday

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com EUGENE, Ore.–  Gervais hasn’t had a State Placer in a few years when Katie Hanson lined up in her blocks for the 400 meter dash Friday afternoon at Hayward Field. It was a warm day in Eugene and the heat was radiating off the track as they took their marks and…

Perrydale’s 4×100 Finishes Second, Griffin and Deters Place

By Jeremy McDonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com EUGENE, Ore.– It wasn’t the prettiest thing, but through the frustrations the Perrydale 4×100 Girls Relay team found a way to finish second in the State Race. “Yeah we were expecting to have the best run of the year at this meet, but I think we pulled through especially Kieley (Griffin)…

Boedighemer, Croff Place At Long Jump

EUGENE, Ore.– The duo of Jacobe Croff and Jarred Boedighemer picked up where Ben Kirby and Hailey Notman started the first day of the 4A State Meet Friday. As Kirby finished sixth with a time of 9:10.62 and Notman 13th with a 11:38.36, Boedighemer jumped a 19-foot-6.75-inch leap to finish seventh as Croff, who worked…

Boedighemer, Croff Place At Long Jump

EUGENE, Ore.– The duo of Jacobe Croff and Jarred Boedighemer picked up where Ben Kirby and Hailey Notman started the first day of the 4A State Meet Friday. As Kirby finished sixth with a time of 9:10.62 and Notman 13th with a 11:38.36, Boedighemer jumped a 19-foot-6.75-inch leap to finish seventh as Croff, who worked…

Ngaida Brings Home High Jump Title, Fifth in Long

By Jeremy McDonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com EUGENE, Ore.– Kalulusno Ngaida certainly has carried her momentum from years past into her Senior year as the Cascade jumper brought home the 4A High Jump Title with a five-foot-six-inch jump after sealing the title a few minutes before. “Definitely a long time coming, I placed second last year, I placed…

Slipping By To Qualify For The Finals

By Jeremy McDonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com EUGENE, Ore.– There’s always some crazy things happening at the State Meet as the old saying goes. For South Salem’s Hailey Lewetag, who’s been battling through a knee injury to be in the Top 10 in the Greater Valley Conference in the 200 meter, 400 meter, 800 meter and the 1,500…

Garza Qualifies For 100 Finals, Rodriguez-Aquino PRs Day 2

By Jeremy McDonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com EUGENE, Ore.- The competition in 2018 for the 6A 100 meter dash as McKay’s Israel Garza took off from his blocks looking to qualify for the finals down the front-straightaway Friday morning. When he finished, he had the fourth fastest time at 10.95, 0.05 behind West Salem’s Greater Valley Conference fastest…

Crescent Valley Holds Off South Salem For Sweep

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com CORVALLIS, Ore.–  Like their West Salem counterparts who were battling Clackamas Thursday afternoon on the road, South Salem were down in Corvallis taking on a similar strong baseball program in 5A’s Crescent Valley. The well-hitting and the good pitching staff of the Raiders challenged the Saxons in Game One as well…

Afterbuffalo Finishes Eighth In 3,000 Meter Race

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com EUGENE, Ore.–  There’s a sense of pride for Clement Afterbuffalo as he stepped up to the podium following his eighth-place finish in the 3,000 meter race Thursday, and as he puts on the medal and took a few pictures on the podium the Montana-native was embracing and absorbing the moment he…