Week 8 Predictions

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Last Week:10-4 Season Total:  61-29 With 4A wrapping up their regular season this week and 1A-6-Man having their ‘showcase/playoffs’, here are my picks for this week 6A McNary over West Salem by 14 South Salem Over Summit by 17 Mt. View over Sprague by 21 5A West Albany over Dallas by…

One Last Tune-Up Game Before Playoffs

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ST. PAUL, Ore.– Thursday’s game was a late add for both St. Paul and Warrenton. Both squads are sitting on-top of their respective conference in 1A and 3A entering league playoffs, so the extra live reps were helpful in preparation in the Buckaroos and Warriors playoff pushes this season. “It was…

West Salem’s Moye Finishes Fourth At Creekside Cross Classic

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Coming off her PR-performance Saturday at the Warner Pacific XC Classic, West Salem freshman Olivia Moye continued her dominant freshman season with a fourth-place finish at the inaugural Creekside Cross Classic Wednesday at Creekside Golf Course. Admittingly, as Moye collected her fourth 5K Top 10 finish not to mention…

Kirby Finishes 5th, Bridges 8th In Inaugural Creekside Cross Classic

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  It wasn’t the best of races for Stayton’s Ben Kirby coming off a cold and tough win in the muck and grime of the Warner Pacific XC Classic this past Saturday in Portland. But hey, through the adversity the Eagles Senior did what he does best and hang around…

North Marion Drops Tough Regular Season Finale To Corbett

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.–  North Marion Head Coach Trevor Bodine asked his team during a timeout during the fifth set of the Huskies tough 25-22, 22-25, 22-25,25-21, 13-15 loss to Corbett Wednesday night how much they wanted this game. The Huskies led 9-6 during the timeout against the Cardinals and found themselves six…

Heating Up At The Right Time

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  For both Salem Academy/Western Christian Girls and Dayton Girls Soccer entering their3A/2A/1A Special District 2 game Tuesday night, there was that one game that helped spark their season around. With the Crusaders, who’s program had never won more than four games in a given season since starting up the…

Silverton, Kennedy Goes The Distance

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SILVERTON, Ore.–  We may have a new rivalry in the works. Yes most ideal rivalries happen in the same classifications when you could feasibly play once-a-year, but hey, with ten minutes between Kennedy and Silverton anything can be possible. With it being Senior Night for the 5A Foxes Volleyball squad and…

Sprague Finishes Strong, Wins Silver Bracket At West Linn

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com OREGON CITY, Ore.–  At this point of the regular season, as we approach the home stretch and the playoffs are in reach, any kind of push and shove to get you ready can and will help once the knockout rounds of the postseason kick off. Playing with out Madi Chuhlantseff since…

Lowery-Led Titans Set Tone Versus Mt. View

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– If the last two weeks were any sign, then next Friday’s game against McNary in Keizer will be the ultimate test if the West Salem has truly turned the corner after their tough preseason schedule. The Titans followed up their 36-14 6A Special District 6 -opening win over South…

Stayton Takes Control Of League In Woodburn

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com WOODBURN, Ore.–  Call it a stroke of absolute luck with Omar Renteria’s 10th minute goal went through as Stayton Head Coach Chris Shields and Woodburn Head Coach Leroy Sanchez joked about the goal after the game Thursday night. Renteria’s goal, a blooper put-back goal in a cluster down in the box…

Week 7 Predictions

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Last Week: 6-3 Season Total: 51-25 With Homecoming this week for a few schools like Dallas, West Salem and South Salem, those teams will be looking for wins while their opponents will be looking to spoil the Homecoming fun this week. Here are my picks: 6A: West Salem over Mt. View…

West Salem Takes Four-Set Match Over South Salem

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  South Salem wasn’t about to go down easily against cross-town foe West Salem in the Titans four-set 25-16, 25-18, 24-26, 25-21 victory Wednesday evening out in West Salem. With both squads fighting for the postseason, the Titans sitting in fourth-place in the Mountain Valley Conference and the Saxons a…