Warriors Open Season Against Riverdale

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AMITY, Ore.–  Amity’s Eliza Nisly is going to cause some headaches this year with her playing style coming out of the gate in her first High School game.  Scoring both of her goals Tuesday afternoon in the opening half that saw the Warriors rally back from 3-1 down to tie the…

Upstart Pios Ties With Crusaders 1-1

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Here’s what is interesting about the Western Christian Girls Soccer team.  They return one girl from last year’s co-op team with Amity.  Of their 11 girls they had for Tuesday’s game, seven played Volleyball last year before coming out to revive the soccer program at the school and the…

Loggers Rally For Five-Set Win Over Monroe

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.– Facing Monroe to start the season was a good test to open the season as the Scio Logger Volleyball squad went the distance with the Dragons Tuesday afternoon.  And minus a tough first set, minus being down two sets to none, Scio really made a statement in their season…

Salem-Area Sports Round-Up

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Boys Soccer Cascade Boys Soccer defeats Junction City 4-0 to open the season Tuesday. Sam Horne and Spencer Horne each had two goals  Stayton opens their season with a 4-1 win over Molalla.  Jesse Wright had a two goal game while Riley Burns and Omar Garcia scored the final three goals as…

Gervais Battles For Sweep Over Jefferson

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com JEFFERSON, Ore.–  The Gervais Volleyball team weathered the storm by Jefferson in their season-opening 25-22, 25-17, 26-24 sweep of the Lions on the road Tuesday evening. Jefferson brought the heat, coming off of their season-opening sweep of Kennedy on Friday, and the Lions made sure it wasn’t an easy win for…

The Motivated Cougars

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonlad73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  It’s been roughly 20 years since Cascade’s Carlos Huber was a student-athlete at Cascade High School.  Passionate about the game, passionate about his team and passionate for his Alma Mater as he starts his second season as Head Coach of the Cougars program this Fall. “I always wanted to come…

Stayton’s Season Opener Spoiled By Marist

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  It wasn’t the way the Stayton Volleyball team had hoped their season would’ve started, but it’s a starting point following Marist’s 25-16, 25-21, 25-15 sweep of the Eagles at Stayton High School to open the season. “Definitely talking.  Talking to each other and getting to know each other better,…

Titans Volleyball Open Season 2-0

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com WILSONVILLE, Ore.–  The West Salem Volleyball team opened the season with two solid wins against two squads that made playoff runs this past Fall as they took down Clackamas  25-21, 25-8, 17-25, 25-16  and a 25-13, 25-18, 25-20  sweep of Ridgeview at Wilsonville High School. New lineup, new Head Coach with…

Stayton Offense Flys In Jamboree

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  The offense skill position of the Stayton Football team showed up and showed out Friday night at Stayton High School. It felt like an air raid offense almost with how much they were putting it in the air during the jamboree that the squad was hosting. Over the final…

Willamette Valley Christian VB Host Jamboree

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com BROOKS, Ore.–  For the first time ever, the 1A Willamette Valley Christian Warriors hosted a Volleyball jamboree with six teams total coming to the Brooks school.  A nice chance of pace as each team got a set against three different teams. For Willamette Valley Christian though, adversity arose going into their final…

Blanchet Sweeps East Linn For Season Opening Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  With a good mixture of youth like with the two freshmen in Lindsay Arritola and Irene Rocha to go with their experience as in Abby Weber and Lily Castaneda, the Blanchet Catholic opened up their season and first game back in 2A with a win.  A 25-19, 25-10, 25-14…

Foxes Takes Lessons From Woodburn Jamboree

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com WOODBURN, Ore.–  The Silverton Boys Soccer team were tested in their three jamboree games Thursday afternoon at Woodburn High School.  Tested by being pressured during the three 20-minute scrimmages by North Salem, West Salem and Clackamas, it helped the Foxes who are led by nine seniors in being able to adjust…