North Marion Holds Off Stayton’s Late Push

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.—Beau Wilson knew he had to fill a need to help out his team entering their season opener versus Stayton Thursday evening. The North Marion Huskie Tight End found himself starting at Center in the opening game of the season, in a system that they are still learning, against a…

West Salem Set Tone Early In Win Over Central Catholic

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com PORTLAND, Ore.–  West Salem have been focusing primarly on their defensive game entering their season opener versus Central Catholic Wednesday evening at Delta Park and their defense did their job down to a T in their season opener at the Oregon-Washington boarder. But gosh, their offense made sure that their defense…

Silverton Fights For Sweep Of South Albany To Open Season

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SILVERTON, Ore.–  The first two sets of their Mid-Willamette Conference and Season Opening game against South Albany seemed to be almost to come easy for Sliverton, taking the two opening sets 25-16 and 25-11. But, it was the third set that the RedHawks came out swinging and weren’t going down easily…

McKay’s Macias Scores Four As Scots-Dallas Opens Season

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DALLAS, Ore.–  It was probably the best start that McKay could ask for to start the 2018 season against Dallas on the road Tuesday afternoon. Both the Lady Scots and the Dragons started their seasons Tuesday on the grassy fields at Withworth Elementary School, and both were off to slow starts…

Preparing For Week 1

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  With a few of their foreseen starters out like Jonathan Mentado and Leo Figueroa during Friday’s jamboree, the younger athlete’s were given an opportunity to step in to gain some valuable experience at the Varsity-level against Summit, Cascade and Dallas in Turner a few days ago. Brian Coburn, a…

Wrapping Up Jamboree Week

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DAYTON, Ore.—As the sun sets on the eve of the season and the opening week of the season, the Kennedy Trojans were some of Oregon’s final teams to get their jamboree’s in before Week one of the season starts this upcoming week. For the Trojans, Saturday evening’s scrimmages with Rainier, La…

Opening The Season With Tough Jamboree Competition

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ADAIR VILLAGE, Ore.–  It was the first-time that the young Gervais Cougars got to suit up and pop those pads for the first time this season at the Santiam Christian Jamboree Friday night. Head Coach Josh Crawford told the team that two-, all-three of the team’s that they faced Friday in…

Taking The Next Step

SALEM, Ore.– At the 1A level, its interesting to see how teams come-and-go through the years. But there can be a lot of familiarity with returners as well. During the past three years since their fourth-place finish at the 1A level, Perrydale’s slowly been getting back to that point having reached the second-round of the…

Sprague, South Salem Face Off In Jamboree With New And Familiar Faces

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Both Sprague and South Salem made deep runs in the 6A State Playoffs in 2017, reaching the final site at Liberty High School this past November. The Olympians lost a tough five-set game to Glencoe while the Saxons won a five-set contest over Jesuit before sweeping the Crimson Tide…

Facing Some Old, Familiar Opponents

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– It’s only the jamboree, but the energy that North Salem Volleyball brought during the Salem-Keizer jamboree was at a high-level in sports Thursday at McKay High School.  Almost halfway in the season-like as they slowly built some confidence entering their season and Mid-Willametter Conference opener at Corvallis this upcoming…

Summers Takes Over Scio Volleyball Program

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.–  Talk about a nice little transition. With Kate Trimble moving on to Silverton, Scio hired 2015 Stayton High School Graduate Cheyanna Summer. But, even though she’s still relatively fresh out of the High School scene, the Eagle-graduate Summer has hit the Club Volleyball circuit over the past three years…

North Salem-Grad Sullivan Returns To Coach Football

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  With the season kicking off somewhat this Friday with the jamboree in Redmond in a few short days, it was Picture Day at North Salem for the Viking Football program Wednesday afternoon. As they lined up in rows for the picture.  It was in the middle row, towards the…