Blanchet’s Cinderella Run Ends In 3A Semi-Finals

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ADAIR VILLAGE, Ore.– Blanchet Catholic came in with some house money after stunning the top-seeded Cascade Christian Challengers on Friday.  But this one still hurts. History.  They made it.  This was the first time a Blanchet Catholic team has ever reached the Semi-Final round, having reached the 2A/1A State Quarters in 2008…

Mid-Willamette Conference Softball League Honors

By Jeremy McDonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Dallas’ Brandi Jackson was Co-Coach of the Year with Lebanon’s Mardy Benedict as the Dragons, Silverton and Central all fielded athletes on the first-team of the Mid-Willamette Conference League Honors. North Salem had three on the Honorable Mention list. Here’s the Complete List: Mid-Willamette softball awardsPlayer of the year: Trinity Holden,…

Mid-Willamette Conference Baseball Honors

By Jeremy Mcdonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Dallas’ Owen Hess and Silverton’s Cole Mucken were named to the First-Team for the Mid-Willamette Conference honors. North Salem’s Jackson Pearce was second-team pitcher with Central’s Will Merritt second team catcher. Lebanon and West Albany picked up Player of the Year, Coach of the Year and Pitcher of the Year honors….