Santiam Pushes 3A’s De La Salle North Catholic To Brink

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Four of the last five 3A State Championships featured De La Salle North Catholic with the Knights taking home the title this past season. And with them coming off of a back-to-back tournaments that saw the 3A private school face 6A talent in schools like Westview in Beaverton and…

Western Christian Boys Drops A ‘Slow’ 74 In Win Over OES

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Western Christian flexed its muscle once more to kickoff the Salem Academy Crusaders New Year’s Invitational when they opened a 21-8 lead on Oregon Episcopal School en route to a 74-46 win. “We just got to make sure we keep the tempo up.  I mean when we slow down,…

Blanchet Roars Past Horizon Christian

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– It was strange to think when the final whistle blew in Blanchet Catholic’s dominant 64-23 win over Horizon Christian that it was a 10-9 Cavaliers lead late in the first quarter and the Hawks had momentum from a 5-0 run. But thanks to strong defense that was set up…

Jefferson Snaps Four-Game Losing Streak Versus Lowell

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com JEFFERSON, Ore.– The Jefferson Boys Basketball team found ways to keep Lowell off the board in both teams’ first game out of the New Year, but that dang Zone Defense that the Red Devils were playing played devilish tricks on the Lions offensive shot selection that kept Jefferson’s lead to 19-12…