Silverton Starts Season 1-0 behind 2-1 Win over Churchill

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SILVERTON, Ore.—Both teams were evenly matched in every facet of the game from goalies making play to matching each others intensity as the game seemed to be heading to a zero-all tie entering the midway break with halftime. That was, until Isabel Leos broke the scoreless game with a 36th minute…

McKay Draws With David Douglas To Start 2017 On Road

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com PORTLAND, Ore.–  After poor air quality canceled their inital season opener versus Parkrose yesterday, McKay finally got their first game under their belts versus David Douglas Wednesday. Initially scheduled as a home game on Thursday for the Royal Scots that was moved up a day and to Portland due to the…

GVC Cross Country Preview Race

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  The basis of the course was from North Salem’s first-year Head Cross Country Coach Michael Hermann when was a assistant under then-Cross Country Head Coach, now Cross Country assistant coach Don Berger; the skeleton/body of it described Hermann as McKay Head Coach Jason Zellick build from for this years…

Chivo’s Return

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  The 2016 season was shaping up to be another great year for Stayton Boys Soccer.   Without Ivan and Freddie Navarro, the Eagles were adjusting to life without two of 4A’s best offensive threats as they jumped out to a 7-0-1 start to the year. Unfortunately, the injury bug…

Stayton Boys And Girls Soccer Defeats Dallas With Identical 9-1 Scores

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  There was a lull entering halftime for the Stayton Eagles Boys Soccer team Tuesday afternoon, a lull meaning that after scoring three quick goals within the opening few minutes of the game from David Gomez, Alex Cramer and Courage Minten, Stayton seemed to lay-off the gas-pedal a bit with…

Blanchet Catholic Holds Off Stayton For Sweep In Early Season Match-Up

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  Stayton answered to start the second set after Blanchet Catholic rallied from 18-14 down with a aggressive playing style, but the Eagles open the second set to build a 12-4 lead to start the second set against the Cavaliers and seemingly turned the game’s momentum into their favor. “I…

G-Town Footballers Days Away From First Action Of Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com GERVAIS, Ore.–  There’s a sense of like a double-head sword about not having a jamboree this season for the Gervais Cougars. With the Woodburn Jamboree being canceled, the Cougars Football team used the time to get right for Sheridan on September 1 and for someone like Chazz Fobert, it just gives…

Cascade Entering Week 1

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  As they walked out for practice under the hot, hazy August afternoon in Turner, the last two Friday’s have braced themselves for what is starting this Friday in Marshfield: The long haul that is the regular season and beyond. “They’ve had two Friday nights to get ready and that’s…

Photo Gallery: West Salem Girls Soccer Versus Jesuit

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com BEAVERTON, Ore.–  Jesuit jumped out to a 5-0 first-half lead on West Salem despite the Lady Titans picking up the steam in terms of physicality, but West could not break down the midfield of the Crusaders to pressure their back-line enough to break the shutout in the 7-0 defeat Monday Night…

Scio Reach Consolation Finals Despite Missing Two Players

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DAYTON, Ore.–  Without two of their Outside Hitters Saturday for the Dayton Tournament, the Scio Volleyball team found a way to get it done Saturday with what they had around them. And one of them, freshman Laurel Otto, didn’t just filled a spot, she succeed in her call-up opportunity to the…

First Taste Of Action Of The Season

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DAYTON, Ore.–  While most of the teams at the Dayton Tournament had some form of game action already, either through a jamboree or a actual game; the Lady Cats of Gervais did not.  Saturday’s tournament action was the first game-action the young Gervais team had all year. And though they struggled…