Getting The Bats Going Again: Dodgers Swept By Corvallis

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com CORVALLIS, Ore.–  When the series started Tuesday, it seemed like the series between the Withnell Dodgers and the Corvallis Gerding Builders Marketmen that would feature a bunch of hits and runs. But, after that 12-9 Corvallis win to start the three-game series, both teams bats cooled down a bit in the…

A Taste Of What’s To Come: Sorensen Talks About Les Schwab Experience

CORVALLIS, Ore.– A taste of what’s to come is what Tanner Sorensen described the week leading up to and playing in the Les Schwab Bowl this past weekend. For the recent Sprague-grad, current Withnell Dodger First-baseman and future Linfield College Student-athlete, the opportunity to pad up and represent the Olympians one last time in the football…

Putting Learning To Use

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.come CORVALLIS, Ore.–  After spending most of June on the practice field learning the ways of Rand Nyquist’s system, the Stayton Football Team put to use some of the plays on both sides of the ball to good use against Corvallis High School Wednesday morning. As the 7-on-7 progressed, you saw good…

COMEBACK FOR THE AGES: Crushers Takes Game 1 of 2 From Dirtbags Wednesday

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com KEIZER, Ore.– You heard Mike Godfrey after the first-game of their doubleheader vs the Post 20 Dirtbags, ‘that’s a big win’ with a giant grin on his face. After three innings it looked as if the Dirtbags would just run away with the game up 6-0 on the Keizer Crushers, everything…

Bridging Last Year’s Success To This Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com WOODBURN, Ore.– Gervais Head Coach Josh Crawford told his team that he was impressed with how they did Tuesday night at Woodburn High School, and why wouldn’t he be? Offensively and defensively they’re picking up where they are as a young unit where they left off after a competitive 2-7 in…

North Willamette Valley Improves To 5-0 Versus Single-A Opponents

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.–  Playing Triple-A teams have their benefits when your a Single-A team like North Willamette Valley because it gives you the taste of what it is to come when State comes to their home field here in a few weeks with schools from the Southern-end of the State of Oregon….

North Marion And Banks Battle It Out At EOT River City Classic Sunday

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com OREGON CITY, Ore.–  Entering this weekend on the road again, the North Marion Lady Huskies were up against some tough competition in the Small School/Large School Junior Varsity division. They defeated the Oregon City Red team 49-38 and West Linn (49-46) in close games, ran-away versus Tualatin (50-17) and Hermiston (55-27)…

THE WILLAMETTE CLASSIC BATTLE: Dodgers Hold Off Dirtbags For Title

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– What a way to end the Willamette Classic than to have two Salem teams, from the same league even, duke it out for the title. For both teams, to take part of this local tournament was something cool as both hosted games at their respective home locations. “It was…

Correa, Gervais Fall To Joesph To End Country Christian Tourney

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MOLALLA, Ore.–There’s a lot to take away from this tournament for the Gervais Girls Basketball team following a tough weekend at Country Christian. Having to beat Joesph to advance to the fourth-place game in the tournament, Daisy Correa led the charge for the Lady Cats as Gervais went back-and-forth with the…