Chemeketa Pulls Away Late In Win Over Clark

By Jeremy McDonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Best way to describe the Chemeketa Women’s Basketball team this season is their aggression and scrappiness. They’re not the tallest or biggest team on the court.  They played undermanned in their 62-51 win over Clark College Wednesday night in Salem, but they always find a way to keep getting it…

Crusaders Roar To Life Against Kennedy

By Jeremy Mcdonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– The second quarter of Salem Academy’s 51-33 win over Kennedy became the dagger that the Crusaders were looking for and was what the Trojans hoped didn’t happen. Down 9-4 entering the second quarter Salem Academy settled in, created turnovers and worked the inside game against the Kennedy defense.  Picking…

Sprague Ends West Salem’s Winning Streak At Eight

By Jeremy McDonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Everything just went right for Sprague and went against West Salem Tuesday night.The Olympians came out just clicking.  Hitting shots, limiting the turnovers offensively while rebound well and getting the stops needed in their 73-45 win against the Titans.   It’s been since   February 19, 2019 when the Olys last defeated West…

WVC Girls Pick Up Fourth Win In Last Five

By Jeremy McDonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com BROOKS, Ore.–  It’s been almost two weeks since Willamette Valley Christian’s last game, but it didn’t seem like the rust affected the Warriors much in their 36-13 win over Jewell Tuesday evening in Brooks. Their offense produced their second-highest output of the season, four points off of their 40-point game against…

Trojans Improve To 5-0 In Tri-River Conference Play

By Jeremy Mcdonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MOUNT ANGEL, Ore.–  Sheridan came out strong against Kennedy Monday night, but the Trojans were just that much better on this evening. What started as a 14-10 shootout slowly became a 23-12 by quarters end.  By halftime of the 79-47 Trojan victory, Kennedy led 57-29.  Strong play with rebounds fed into…

Gervais Sets Tone Early In Win Over Culver

GERVAIS, Ore.–  Coming off of their physical, tough games against Colton and Western Christian, Gervais came out and set the tone from the get-go against Culver in their 50-15 Tri-River Conference match-up Monday afternoon.  Leading 18-4 after the first quarter in their 13th-straight win and 14th overall.   “I think we had a really good game…

Axmaker Sparks Eagles In Bounce Back Win Saturday

By Jeremy Mcdonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.– The Axman showed why he’s a bad, bad man at the 4A Classification. Stayton were flat coming off of their 39-35 defeat to Cascade on Friday night on Saturday afternoon against Newport.Yes, they held leads after the first, second and third quarters; but they were letting the Cubs just…

Patterson Leads Crosshill Christian To Fifth Win

By Jeremy Mcdonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  Crosshill Christian’s Grace Patterson was everywhere during Saturday’s 63-9 win over Siletz Valley at home, the Eagles third win in four games. The sophomore post player rebounded well on both sides of the ball while leading the game with 21 points in the non-league matchup with the Warriors. “Our team…

Cascade Rallies By Stayton For First League Win

By Jeremy Mcdonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  This was one of those black-and-blue, bruising-type of games.  A leave it all-out-there game as Stayton had made life absolutely hellish for Cascade Friday night.   Their defense was locked down with the game plan to lockdown Ty Best and Dom Ball.  Holding the two big posts to 14 points combined…

Cascade Snaps Stayton’s Five-Game Winning Streak

By Jeremy Mcdonald  Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com  TURNER, Ore.–  Cascade finished the game the way they wanted too.  Sound defense and hitting their shots. Down 27-22 in the third quarter the Cougars went on an absolute tear, finishing the game on a 24-3 run to defeat the Eagles 46-30.  Improving to 9-2 overall and rebounds from their tough…

Amity Halts Blanchet’s Run In PacWest Conference Win

By Jeremy Mcdonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– The Blanchet Catholic Girls Basketball team showed a glimpse of their potential in Amity’s 55-22 PacWest Conference win Thursday night. The Cavaliers settled into a rhythm in the second quarter after going down 18-1 after the first quarter to keep within 13 by halftime down 28-15.  Taking advantage of…

Crosshill Christian Boys Set Tone From Start In League Win

By Jeremy Mcdonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  Their loss to Country Christian at the Crusader Classic on New Year’s Eve has really fired up the Crosshill Christian boys squad.  Since their 61-52 defeat to the Cougars, the Eagles have wheeled off five-straight wins following their 69-9 Casco League win over Jewell Wednesday night to push the…