South Salem Roars To Life Versus McKay

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Gretchen Olsen had one of those bounce back games that every athlete wishes to have. All of her 21 points came from beyond the arch, seven three-pointers, in South Salem’s 69-25 win over McKay Saturday night, and the Junior credits her teammates around her in setting her up for…

Western Christian Girls Hold Off Chemawa 41-33

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  It was a quick turnaround in Saturday afternoon’s Western Christian’s 41-33 win over Chemawa Girls basketball with four games left in the regular season. The Lady Braves Ronticia Martinez drilled a half-court shot to turn a 18-14 deficit into a manageable 18-17 Pioneers lead entering the halftime break.  Martinez…

Could This Be The Year?

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ALBANY, Ore.–This could be the year. The year in which the Salem Academy boys swim team could steal the District Title from powerhouse Sweet Home. Yeah the Huskies still have weapons to possibly keep that title from leaving their grasp, but as the Crusaders honored 14 seniors on their ‘Pink Out’…

Stayton Holds Off Cascade 39-31

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.– If anything, the young Cascade Cougars Girls Basketball team took another step towards the right direction against a Top-10 team in Stayton Friday night in the Stayton Eagles 39-31 win. Episode one of the rivalry started at Cascade, but it was the face-to-face pressure defense the Eagles had that…