Top Seven Stories Of 2018

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com As one year ends and another begins, I just wanted to go back and share a few stories I was able to witness and cover this season.  I know I may have missed a few so my apologies ahead of time haha. Here is the list: #7 One Streak Ends As…

Arroyo Grande Pulls Away From North Marion

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com PALO ALTO, Calif.–  Through a few minor hiccups in the first half against a Arroyo Grande squad that has been in the second round of the CIF Division-3AA Southern Section Playoffs the past two years and were 10-4 on the year, the Huskies held a 26-24 lead entering the second half….

North Marion Finish Strong Versus Eastside College Prep

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com PALO ALTO, Calif.–  North Marion saw themselves down 43-38 in the fourth quarter versus Eastside College Prep to kickoff the Eastside Prep Coaches versus Cancer Classic in the San Francisco Bay Area after building a double-digit lead late in the first quarter. But, it wasn’t because of the shot-clock that California…

Young Signs With IFL’s Arizona Rattlers

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  It wasn’t too long ago, nearly two years ago, that North Salem and Southern Oregon University alum Dylan Young was in a professional training camp in the Canadian Football League (CFL) with the Calgary Stampede before a hamstring injury hampered the Salem-native’s chances of continuing his football career at…

Gervais Hosting Second-Annual Alumni Tournament

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com GERVAIS, Ore.–  For the second-time, Gervais is hosting their annual Alumni tournament this year that will feature six teams in a double-elimination bracket over two days at Gervais High School. With last year being the first-year of it, there was a loose rule of how many non-alums could be on each…

Dayton’s D Shutdown Santiam Christian In Second Half

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DAYTON, Ore.– It was a good sign of things to come after they wrapped up the Dayton Holiday Tournament with their 59-47 victory over Santiam Christian Saturday night. In a close battle entering the halftime break only up 29-28, the opening three minutes of the second half set the pace with…

North Marion Hands Woodburn First Loss Of Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.– Woodburn and North Marion Boys Basketball gave their fan-bases a lot to cheer about in 95-82 Huskies win from the opening tip. In their rematch of their season opener just a few weeks ago, 77 first half points were featured in the opening half with both teams neck-and-neck laying…

Salem Academy Slips By Scio In Preseason Match-Up

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.– Facing Salem Academy has been a House of Horrors of sorts for Scio in recent years. But it seemed as if that gap between the Loggers and Crusaders have shrunk when the two squads met in the Consolation finals at the Abby’s Holiday Classic at North Marion High School…

McKay Boys Scores Season-High 54 Points Versus Wilson

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com FOREST GROVE, Ore.– Its weird to think it took McKay six games to finally has cracked the 50-point mark offensively this season. But with a young team that hasn’t seen much Varsity action until this season, it’s a work-in-progress despite dropping a tough game to Wilson Friday night at Forest Grove…

Century Holds Off South Salem In OT

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com HILLSBORO, ORE.– Entering the fourth quarter versus Century, South Salem saw Hilary James go to the line with the Saxons down one to the Jaguars. In a game in which they had to battle back from a slow start in the opening quarter, James would tie the game, then gave South…

Sheridan Improves To 11-0 On Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com JEFFERSON, Ore.– Sheridan lived up to their mantra of ‘0-0 plus 2’ en route on going ‘1-0’ on the day for their 11th-straight win of the season 68-55 over Coquille. The game was up-tempo and fast as set by the Spartans and their defense early that fed right into their offense….