Maurer-Led Charge Lifts Lady Eagles Over Cascade

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  With Emily Campbell, Alisha Sims and Kelsie Walker all out due to injury, Stayton had to find a way to compete without them on the diamond. And with about four freshman out on the field during the defensive front against a Cascade team that defeated the Lady Eagles 10-0…

Western Mennonite Holds Off Santiams Late Charge 5-3

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– It came down to one last out in the ball game with Santiam to bat and runners on base when Western Mennonite’s Sean Webster came in for relief for the Pioneers The score was 5-3 and the Wolverines had the tying run on the base-path’s when the senior shortstop…

Fuszek, Omlid Commits To Western Oregon

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com INDEPENDENCE, Ore.– The journey for Braden Fuszek and Kirsta Omlid to this point have been a long time coming as both found themselves signing their Letter of Intents to play their college athletics at Western Oregon University right down the road from they were at. Fuszek described it as a dream come…

Dayton Holds Off Amity Softball 5-0

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DAYTON, Ore.–  Amity was only one swing away from making an already tight ball game more interesting entering the bottom of the fourth inning Tuesday afternoon on the road as both the Lady Warriors and Dayton’s bats were slow out of the gates. Through three innings Amity’s Brittnie Brown and the…

South Salem Overcomes Aloha’s Challenge For 8-4 Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com BEAVERTON, Ore.–  When Elijah Enomoto-Haole took over on the hill for Gavin Fredinburg, he found himself walking into a Dragons Den of sorts with the bases loaded with two outs and balls-and-strikes on the board and the tying run 90 feet away from home in a 4-3 ball-game under the lights. Before…