Banging Heads With Week 1 Closing Out

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  At about the halfway mark of Thursday’s practice, the West Salem Football team did kind of a change of pace with their practice as they lined up in pairs of three’s with a ballcarrier on one side of the three-versus-three lineup. It was Oklahoma Drill-esc in nature as they…

Cascade Volleyball Varsity Carrying Four Frosh In 2018

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore– Cristina Williams never had much more than one freshman on her Varsity squad until this season. She has four this year. They have spunk, talent and athleticism as a big wave of freshman came into the Cascade Cougar Volleyball program this Fall. The summer was a good learning experience…

Using The Championship Game As Fuel

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MILL CITY, Ore—If 2017 was anything, it was truly a rollercoaster of emotion the final two games of the season for the Santiam Wolverines. Faced with a long Cottage Grove High School field and an undefeated St. Paul Buckaroo defense in front of them that allowed just under 100 points all…