West Salem Picked Up Steam In Playoff Opener

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Anything could happen in the playoffs.  It’s all about having the hot-hand and momentum to propel you to the next round of it all. With the game tied at 12 after the opening quarter between Sherwood and West Salem, it was a matter a mellowing out and resetting the…

MVC Girls Basketball League Honors

By Jeremy McDonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com South Salem’s Hilary James won Player of the Year. Kaycee Brown of Bend won Defensive Player of the Year and the Saxons Adrian Lewis won Coach of the Year. First TeamKaycee Brown BendCaitlin Wheeler BendSkye Miller McKayLeah Doutt McNaryBailey Dickerson Mountain View Hillary James South SalemVictoria Stafford South SalemPaige Alexander West…

MVC Boys Basketball Honors List

By Jeremy McDonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com McNary’s Nate Meithof and Summit’s Jacob Thompson each won Player of the Year. Kobe Withers of Sprague were Defensive Player of the Year, the Celtics Ryan Kirch won Coach of the Year. Here is the complete Mountain Valley Conference list: First Team Nate Meithof McNary Trey Galbraith South Salem Kobe Withers…

Panthers Closes Out Regular Season With Big Run Over Dallas

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DALLAS, Ore.–  Central needed a win to clinch the third-place spot in the Mid-Willamette Conference Monday night when they traveled to Dallas in their regular season finale. West Albany sat a half-game behind the Panthers, owning the tiebreaking having swept Central this season.  A Panther loss would have pushed Central to…