Lady Viks Basketball Days From Season

“I’m excited, I know my teammates are excited as well. It’s definitely going to be a good experience because we are so used to being around our teammates and the people that go to our school.”~ Kelsey Blackbird on season starting.

ACT 1: THE PRESEASON: McKay Basketball

“We’re just tired of losing. We’re not going to settle for this (anymore). This year we’re going to do whatever we can to win.”~Senior Demeris Bailey on new mentality

Wrestling: More than Meets The Eye

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com I was finding myself asking “Why is the perception of wrestling so negative?” over the past few days. Just why is it so negative?  I’ve gone out to several Clackamas Community College wrestling practices, watched off-season sessions between McKay and North Salem wrestling teams; and yes I’ve had to admit I…

The Area of North Salem: A Column about the Good in the Area

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Recently I have spent time in the North and Northeast side of Salem, Oregon; covering and being around the athletes at North Salem and McKay High School for this very site. What I’ve picked up from my wife and my mother-in-law, both Sprague-Alumni’s, and noticed from personal experience is that not…

ClackamasCC MBB Preps for 1st Road Trip, Pierce Tourney

“This is our first road trip so I’m excited. It’s been like a year since I’ve been out so I’m just excited to be in the hotel, kick it with my teammates and have some fun.”~Joey Baldwin on the First Road Trip of Year

Six Cougs Medal in Spokane Open

“We wrestled pretty hard this weekend and had some guys get quite a few matches..” HC Josh Rhoden on the Spokane Open.

Progress Report: North Salem Boy’s Basketball

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.—  With the Thanksgiving Holiday approaching around Parent-Teacher Conferences and the season just a mere week and a half away, the North Salem High School Boys Basketball team is trying to squeeze in practice in any way they can. “We got practice every day expect for Thanksgiving,” said Vikings Head…

Viks Zoning In On The GVC Behind Youth

“It’s pretty intense,” described Jenny Garibay on the zone. “Because we’ll have to know what spot we’re going to go to and always be quick to defend.”

Massey’s 7 3’s leads Cougs to 2-0

“I just have to give it up to my teammates. They found me, they got me going in the open spots. They just found me when I was open and I knocked down the shots.” ~

Corban Men’s Soccer Have A Lot To Rest Hat On

“There are really no words to describe the joy that I was able to have shared with these guys for my senior night, for my senior year. It just sucks to go out this way.”~ Senior Defender James Williamson