“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.
“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
By Jeremy McDonald email@example.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…
“I looked at myself in the mirror and I really took a deep breath and I said to myself, ‘This team needs a leader and that I can help this team as a leader.” Tristen Wilson on Stepping up to lead
By Jeremy McDonald firstname.lastname@example.org 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…
“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
“We wrestled pretty hard this weekend and had some guys get quite a few matches..” HC Josh Rhoden on the Spokane Open.
By Jeremy McDonald email@example.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…
“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.”
“We like to have fun together. We want to try to have an atmosphere for family that’s kind of what we’re trying to emphasis early.” ~Stuart Peterson on the Culture of the Team
“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.” ~
“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