North Salem Advances To Consolation Championship

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Their Oregon Madness opener against South Medford seemed so long ago. That 96-26 defeat to the Panthers Monday seemed to serve as motivation for the past two days as North Salem fought through the consolation bracket to get to the Championship bout Thursday against St. Paul.  Turning the corner…

Jefferson’s Madness Run Ends Against Roseburg

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  In the early going against Roseburg, little 2A Jefferson had kept pace with the 6A squad Tuesday afternoon at the Oregon Madness Consolation Round of 8 at The Pac in Salem. Diego Aguilar had paced the Lion offense with 11 of his 13 first half points in the opening quarter,…

Santiam Takes Oregon Madness Opener Over West Salem

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Santiam was a quick fill-in for the Oregon Madness Tournament at The Pac Monday afternoon after Butte Falls had to bow out of the Summer League-feature due to Covid-issues within the program. The tournament featured schools from 1A like St. Paul to 6A in the Wolverines’ opposition in West…

Making History

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.– Knowing with the restrictions and the challenges ahead, Stayton Head Coach Curtis Brown knew of the challenges ahead with his team. The girls were without swimming workhorse Sydney Maurer, who graduated after last season; but had turned to two incoming freshmen that made a splash as they finished second…

MWC/MVC Girls Basketball League Honors

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com The Mid-Willamette Conference (5A) and the Salem-Schools from the Mountain Valley Conference (6A) came together to create an unique League Honors List for the six-week season. Truitt Reilly of Silverton won Player of the Year as the Foxes and West Salem each fielded two on the First-team. Here’s the complete list:…

Dodgers Wrap-Up Medford Trip With Big Sunday Rally

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MEDFORD, Ore.–  Withnell found a way to get it done Sunday morning at the US Cellular Fields against Mudville, relying on their strength in their pitching and defense.  Waiting for their offense to come around in the breakfast game before the squad headed back to Salem following the game. “We just…

Salem Sports And Breakfast Club Honorees For June 25

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.coom By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com South Salem’s Samiu Letisi (Wrestling(, the Saxons Anton Chacon (Wrestling), Sprague’s Alyssa Meza (Basketball), Salem Academy’s Aly Herber (Basketball), Sprague’s David Sherman (Wrestling), Sprague’s Josh Camillo (Wrestling), South Salem’s Maddie Dustin (Basketball), North Salem’s Gabby Tata-Rodrigues (Wrestling), North Salem’s Vance Lund, the Vikings Quilaztli Miguel-Lapham (Wrestling), Sprague’s…

Regis’ Pires Signs With Corban For Basketball

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  It was hard to imagine for Regis’ Emaleigh Pires as a freshman that they, as a Rams Girls Basketball Program, to have reached the 2A Postseason. That year, the 2017-2018, Regis went 4-21.  Fast forward three-years to this year, the Rams were 12-3 and had reached the opening round…

Withnell Splits Friday’s Medford Doubleheader

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MEDFORD, Ore.–  Sprague-grad Broderick Stanaway walked into a tight-jam with an out and the bases loaded in the Withnell Dodgers’ 5-4 win Friday morning over Siskiyous Up 5-3 and needing two outs, Stanaway settled in and helped the Dodgers out of the jam with only surrendering a run in the process….

TRC Boys Basketball Honors List

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Salem Academy’s Benett Bos was named unanimous Player of the Year. Santiam and Western Christian each placed two on the first team. Riley Cantu of Kennedy was the lone Trojan to make the first team. Here’s the full list First Team Bennett Bos- Salem Academy Chaz Storm- Santiam Riley Cantu- Kennedy…

TRC Girls Basketball Honors List

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Gervais’ Celi Vasquez and Kennedy’s Ellie Cantu were Co-Tri River Conference Players of the Year as the Cougars and Trojans fielded two girls each on the First-team. Here is the Full List: Girls First Team Celi Vasquez-Gervais Ellie Cantu-Kennedy Aly Herber- Salem Academy Hailey Arritola-Kennedy Reese Hall-Western Christian Katie Hanson-Gervais Second…

4A All-State Girls Soccer List

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com North Marion’s Mya Hammack was named 4A State Player of the Year as the Huskies won the 4A State Title in Penalty Kicks over Marist on April 10. North Marion fielded two on the first team. Stayton’s Karlee Tyler (Honorable Mention GK), the Eagles Maddie Pask and Cascade’s Ariel Tobiasson were…