New Year, Still Grounded

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  If it wasn’t known, by November 12, 2019 it was cemented.  Jayden Esparza was one bad man on the pitch. Playing opposite of Kevin Hernandez as a freshman, the now-Junior came into his own last season as a sophomore in leading a Stayton Eagle offense to 4A’s second-highest output…

Saving Homecoming Week

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.–  Coronavirus has taken a lot away from kids the past few months, but one thing is for certain. They will find a way to make things happen. With COVID-19 ruining their ‘traditional’ Homecoming Week, the Seniors at North Marion High School gave the microscopic virus a good swift kick…