Sprague Wins Four-Set Senior Night Over West Salem

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Emotions were high following Sprague’s 27-25, 25-22, 13-25, 25-18 win over West Salem Wednesday night, snapping a two-game losing skid. It was their best game of the year Lily Albrecht pointed, and on top of it being Senior Day for both her and Alexa Cantu, the Senior Ceremony was…

Foxes Defense Causes Headaches For Corvallis

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com CORVALLIS, Ore.–  The Silverton Boys Soccer defense did all they could and then some to slow down one of the prolific offenses in the State in Corvallis. For much of the 80-minute battle on the road, the three goals that the Spartans got, they had worked for in Corvallis’ 3-0 win…

Kennedy Sweeps Colton On Senior Day

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MOUNT ANGEL, Ore.–  It was an emotional day for sure for the five Kennedy Senior Volleyball players: Senior Day. For Emma Beyer, Kelsey Kleinschmit, Ellie Cantu, Elise Suing and Hailey Arritola, this was their final home game until the league playoffs next week as they embarked on the ultimate challenge of…

Olys Take Senior Night

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  The first 22 minutes of the game saw Sprague jump out to a 3-0 lead on North Salem behind goals from Aspen DeConcini, McKenzie Wernicke and Madalyn Neufeld in the Olympians 6-1 victory over the Vikings Monday night in South Salem. Their second loss to West Salem, where their…

Local Travel Ball Round-Up

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com BEAVERTON, Ore.– The only thing that could stop the 2021 Region 9 Gold Qualifiers -16 & 18 tournament this weekend was that Oregon Spring weather. Sunday was ‘Championship’ day on the heels of a beautiful Saturday that saw 11 18U teams and nine 16U teams battling it out for a chance…

West Salem JV Rolls In Win Over McNary JV

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com KEIZER, Ore.–  It was a slow start to the game Saturday afternoon for the West Salem JV offense, but once they got things rolling it was like Heath Ledger’s Joker going ‘here we go’. A Judah Aliffua-Brody McMullen 65-yard touchdown connection got the Titans on the board late in the first…

Cascade Sets Tone Early In Big Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.– The last two weeks against Marist, against Canby, had looked as if it had paid off against their rival-Stayton Friday night. They stopped the Eagles running game.  Offensively, Cascade saw David Kanoff, Blake Lewis, Ariel Tobiasson, Jacob Hage and saw Colin Smittle kick a 23-yard Field Goal to put…

Salem Sports And Breakfast Club Honorees For March 26, 2021

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club, in their third week back, honored West Salem’s Morgan Duke (Girls Soccer), Sprague’s Ethan Bullock (Football), Blanchet’s Julissa Rocha-Ibarra (Volleyball) and McKay’s Brian Coburn (Football) Here is the Press Release from the SSBC about the honorees Salem Sports and Breakfast Club (since 1954)  Les Schwab…

McKay Edges West Salem 3-2

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcodnald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  West Salem were playing Thursday night’s game against McKay undermanned.  Without Yahir Bernal in the midfield and Angel-Nicholai Herrera in goal for the game, out due to Spring Break plans, the Titans did have a chance in the closing 30 seconds to force a draw with the Scots in…

Central Survives Lebanon In Five Sets

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MONMOUTH, Ore.–  It was a good test of adversity for the Central Volleyball team Wednesday night against Lebanon.  Their five-set 24-26, 25-10, 22-25, 25-20 15-11 was a little different from their three-set sweep of the Warriors at the beginning of the month. The biggest thing that hindered the Panthers in this…

Cascade Snaps Six-Game Skid With 5-1 Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  Cascade were trying a few new wrinkles in their lineup during Tuesday afternoon’s 5-1 victory against Sweet Home. They moved Isabelle Fisher into the field from goalie, Hannah Walliman to goalie and Ariel Tobiasson to midfield from the defensive backline to name a few of the lineup adjustments.  And…

Silverton Improves To 3-3 With Win Over Dallas

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@jmac1989 DALLAS, Ore.–  Silverton found ways to get it done Monday night on the road in Dallas in their 25-13, 25-17, 23-25, 25-20 win on the road. Both teams are young, having five combined seniors amongst their two rosters and had freshman playing significant time as they both had battled for the…