SSBC Honorees For October 15

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com West Salem’s Lorenzo Trejo De Dios (Boys Soccer), Salem Academy’s Aubrey Smith (Volleyball). West Salem’s Bella Snyder (Volleyball), and South Salem’s Julian Rivas Delgado (Boys Soccer) were honored by the Salem Sports and Breakfast Clun on October 15 for their success on the field of play. Here’s the press release: The…

Chemeketa’s Defense Held Tough Against Clark

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Chemeketa Community College Women’s Soccer team played soundly in their second game against Clark Community College Saturday afternoon compared to the two squads first meeting on September 18 in Vancouver, Washington. The Storm were playing together instead of being all over the place in the rematch on this day.  During…

Dragons Fall To Lebanon 34-14

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com LEBANON, Ore.–  For the first quarter-and-a-half Lebanon jumped on Dallas’ slow start in their 34-14 win over the Dragons Friday night at Lebanon High School. By the 11:20 mark Dallas found themselves in a 27-0 deficit and faced a tough challenge to answer back as Brayden Burton and the Warriors had firmly…

Salem Academy Sweeps Sheridan To Close Out League

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SHERIDAN, Ore.–  The upstart Sheridan Spartans weren’t backing down to Salem Academy Thursday night.  Matter of fact, their performance in the Crusaders 25-21, 25-10, 25-18 victory was a step in the right direction in a season in which they’re hoping to snap their playoff drought; having reached the playoffs back in the…

Dayton Snapped Five-Game Skid To Pioneers

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.—The last time Dayton defeated Western Christian was back on October 27, 2018, back when this year’s Pirates seniors were freshmen in a year where they reached the 3A/2A/1A State Quarterfinals. Since then, Dayton’s faced heartbreak, losing five-straight decisions to the Pioneers and seeing Western Christian take the Culminating Week…

North Salem Hands Silverton First Loss Of Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ALEM, Ore.–  It didn’t take long for North Salem to capitalize on a few Silverton mistakes in their 3-1 victory over the Foxes Tuesday night. The Vikings had already built some momentum going into the second half, having pressured Silverton over the course of the final 15 minutes of the half…

O’Dell’s Goal The Difference In Blanchet’s Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Blanchet Catholic’s Rebecca O’Dell has been battling through a lower back injury since the 3A/2A/1A Special District 2 Conference Title game against Dayton this past Spring. Some days are better than others, but she’s still finding ways in making it happen to help her team come gameday as O’Dell…

Scio Wins Tenth Game Of Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.–  There was some rust for Scio coming off their little lay-off the past ten days against Blanchet Catholic.  Nonetheless, the Loggers settled in as they picked up their tenth win of the season in a 25-16, 25-11, 25-9 sweep over the Cavaliers.  Getting stronger in each of the three sets…

Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Honorees For October 8

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Sprague’s Blaise Pearson (football), West Salem’s Jack Meier (Cross Country), South Salem’s Araeya Watanabe (Volleyball), West Salem’s Natalie Cunningham (Girls Soccer) and McKay’s Sydney Haines (Cross Country) were honored by the Salem Sports And Breakfast Club for October 8. Here’s the Press Release: The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab…

West Salem Hands Summit First League Loss 28-15

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  West Salem clicked at all cylinders Saturday evening at Summit in their 28-15 home victory.  A win that helped put the Titans in front of the Mountain Valley Conference-standings with three games left in the regular season. The offensive line setup Johnny Withers’ big rushing game, the senior rushing for 115…

Kennedy Slows Regis’ Pace In Homecoming Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MOUNT ANGEL, Ore.–  Regis came out with a pep in their step when the second half started Friday night against Kennedy. Down 28-8, the Rams had their opportunities in the first half in the Trojans 34-14 win, but couldn’t execute as they would have hoped.  Kennedy jumped out to a 14-0…

Cascade Sweeps Stayton For Fifth-Straight Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  Cascade have seemed to hit another groove following their 25-10, 25-15, 25-17 sweep of Stayton at Cascade High School Thursday night. Coming off of their Sisters Tournament defeat to Valley Catholic back on September 18, they’ve been on a tear.  Winning every game since, including against Sisters, who fell to…