Titan’s Duke Return

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com WOODBURN, Ore.–  Weird accidents happen all the time in sports and what happened to West Salem junior Morgan Duke was sadly no different. A fluke accident really during the last day of try-outs last year, during her sophomore year, when a teammate clipped one of her ankles from the back and…

Pirates Looking For Repeat Performance In 2022

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DAYTON, Ore–  The 2021 Dayton Girls Soccer team set a new standard for the program moving into the 2022 season. Ranked third in the first OSAAToday Coaches Poll following their 13-3-1 and 3A/2A/1A State Semifinals appearance, making history in the process by reaching the Final Four round while returning the bulk…

The Rams Brotherhood

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.-  Ram Mob was read on much of the practice jerseys of the Regis Football players during Tuesday afternoon’s practice at Regis. It means family.  A brotherhood.  A rallying call almost as they prepare for their Week 1 game against Gaston on the road. “We’re a mob out here.  We…

Huskies Girls Soccer Preparing For Season

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.–  The Lader Sisters of Adrie and Caile have been putting in the miles this Summer with the sport of Soccer.  Camps over the Summer before heading out to Spain with the Albion SC Portland 05 DLP team where they reached the Finals of the Albion Cup before falling in PK’s…

Leming The Quarterback

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  Stayton’s Cody Leming has dabbled a little bit in football before joining the High School football team his sophomore year, having some mixed emotions about the game in the process.  But thanks to his friends pushing him to come back, he was pulled back into the game for one…

Snell’s Return

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MOUNT ANGEL, Ore.–  Briggs Snell is back.  He’s healthy and he’s ready to go for his senior year at Kennedy. The Left Tackle and Defensive Lineman for the Trojans is back and ready to go following having a surgery done to repair damage to the Glenoid Cavity of his right shoulder….

Dayton Volleyball Wraps Up First Week With VB Clinic

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DAYTON, Ore.–  After a long week of practice, the Dayton Varsity Volleyball team has taken a step back and aided the future of the Pirates Program Saturday morning with a free Volleyball Clinic at Dayton High School. Going through the three-hour clinic Saturday, the girls were loose and having fun with…

Saxon Football Host Saxon Day

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Tini Tiniali III was just doing Tini things during Saturday mornings Saxon Day scrimmage at South Salem High School.  A few interceptions here, a few receiving touchdowns there as he looks to end his prep career in the sport that he has played since kindergarten The game has meant so…

Quesada Returns To Coach Western Christian Girls Soccer

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  2019 Western Christian-grad Leah Quesada has returned home to try to reboot a program that she helped, and was apart of, to reach the 3A/2A/1A State Playoffs three of her four years with the Pioneers.  Joining fellow Western Christian-grads in Seth Williams (2017, Coaching Boys Soccer) and Madi Hull…

McKay’s Wilson Drive To Be Better

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  McKay’s Jamahl Wilson came onto the scene the last few games that saw the Scots incoming junior open up another faucet in the ever-expanding offensive threat that McKay was molding last season.   Humbled and respectful to the game, Wilson admits that he would have finished even stronger coming off…

Cascade Host Black and Gold Game

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.– After a long week of practice, the Cascade Cougar Football team finally had an opportunity to do a game-like run-through in their annual Black and Gold Game. The Junior Varsity started the festivities before the Varsity had its run, giving the squad an opportunity to showcase what the home…

Doing Their Job

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DALLAS, Ore.–  It was weird to see Thursday night Owen Hess dropping back and throwing the ball, playing Quarterback after the graduation of Ashton Foster after this past season.  Consider this, last year Hess led 5A with 114 tackles as a junior and is now making the switch over to offense.  …