Dayton JV Runs To 32-6 Win Over Amity JV

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DAYTON, Ore.–  Dayton freshman Zach Smith was on a rail Monday afternoon for the Pirate JV squad against Amity. In Dayton’s 32-6 victory, Smith collected 182 yards on 15 carries.  Scoring the first touchdown of the game in the first quarter from 26-yards out as the Pirates set the tone early…

Saturday XC Round-Up: Eagles Place Second And Third

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com The Stayton Girls Cross Country team finished second in the Husky Invitational Saturday afternoon in Sweet Home, five points off the pace behind Philomath 40-25.  Hope Bridge (fifth), Maddy Mitzel (sixth) and Sarah Wolf (ninth) finished in the Top 10.  The Eagles Boys Cross Country team finished third as Brenden Del…

Western Christian’s Defense Shuts Down Dayton For Seventh Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  The Western Christian/Amity defense have been on a rail this season.  In seven games following their 3-0 win over Dayton, they’ve collected six shutouts and allowed just one goal in their 2-1 win over Yamhill-Carlton this past Wednesday. They collapse to the ball.  Making shooting lanes and passing lanes…

Loggers Strong Second Half Sets Tone

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.–  The snowball effect occurred at Scio High School Friday night in favor of the home team. Two weeks after their 45-8 season opening defeat to Salem Academy, the Loggers of Scio found themselves in a 8-8 gridlock with rival-Jefferson on this cool March evening in the Willamette Valley.  The…

Reyes, Kennedy Take OT Victory Over Salem Academy

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MT. ANGEL, Ore.–  Instant Classic.  Slobber-knocker.  A Knockdown, drag-out fight. Call it what you’ll like, but following the 18-12 overtime win for Kennedy had a special meaning for Senior running back David Reyes. Bent on one knee following his game-winning score at around the 50-yard line of the Trojan sideline, he…

Salem-Keizer Dual Meets #3 Round-Up

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Salem, Ore.–  Wednesday brought Senior Night in a unique set-up across Salem as the six Salem-Keizer schools ran a 3,000-meter race in their ‘dual’ set-up in the Salem-Keizer Dual Meet #3 race as each team honored their Seniors before going to Minto Brown Park and Bush Park to close out the…

West Salem Takes Down Dallas In Five

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DALLAS, Ore.–  West Salem brought the power, Dallas brought the scrap and fight.  Mix the two together Wednesday night and we had an interesting five-set, 25-10, 22-25, 22-25, 25-22, 15-2 match that went in favor of the Titans on the road. The first set showed the potential that the Titans, who…

Central Survives Dallas’ Late Charge

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DALLAS, Ore.–  It came down to the wire in the boys soccer rivalry match between Dallas and Central Tuesday night at Dallas High School. The Panthers, en route to their first win of the year 4-2 on this evening, had found themselves struggling to regain focus after taking a quick 2-0…

Coming Together

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  Audrey Histed brings a sense of experience when she made the move from 1A Crosshill Christian to 4A Cascade this season as a Junior.  Turning the St. Paul’s and Perrydale’s in for the Sweet Home’s, Sisters’ and Philomath’s of the Oregon West Conference. “St. Paul was probably the best…

Huskies Rebound With 8-0 Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.–  North Marion went back to work Monday afternoon banged up with injuries, but here they were finding a way to getting back on track defeating Madras 8-0 back on home turf. “We’re not just stretching extra, but (Head) Coach (Ben) Bonser is doing extra subbing.  We’re really using our…

Saxons Improve To 5-0 With Win Over Sprague

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– South Salem brought the aggressive and the offensive movement to challenge their rival-Sprague Monday evening at South Salem High School. The Saxons came out of the game winners, defeating their rival 8-0 at home.  Diodone Kilongo (20′, 37′) and Julian Rivas Delgado (7′, 25′) each had brace feats by…

Cross Country Round-Up

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Stayton Cross Country Invitational Stayton had won the girls race as Hope Bridge (fourth), Maddy Mitzel (fifth) and Sarah Wolf (sixth) finished sixth as the Eagles finished with 36 team points.  Regis’ Julia McLoughlin won the girls race at 21:22, Scio’s Athena Lau (22:11) was second and Myranda Marquez of Woodburn…