Salem Sports And Breakfast Club Honorees For January 21

By Jeremy Mcdonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club has honored Salem Academy’s Lexi Herber (Girls Basketball), South Salem’s Tanner Stonerock (Boys Basketball), Sprague’s Brook Byers (Boy’s Wrestling) and South Salem’s Halley Barram (Girls Basketball) for the Week of January 21. Here’s the press release: The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les…

Western Christian Rebounds From Salem Academy Loss With Win

By Jeremy McDonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Western Christian played more of a complete game against Colton coming off of their recent defeat to Salem Academy back on Monday.  The Pioneers set the tone with a 41-16 halftime lead in their 74-43 victory as they improved to 13-2 overall and 5-2 in the Tri-River Conference. Finding…

Storm Seeing Where They’re At

By Jeremy McDonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  The Chemeketa Community College Women’s Basketball team knew that this was a measuring stick to see where they are at as a team and how they can improve moving forward with Portland Community College Wednesday on the road. Lane entered the NWAC South Region match Saturday afternoon undefeated and…

Winning It For Diego

By Jeremy McDonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com JEFFERSON, Ore.–  The challenge was there naturally as East Linn Christian and Jefferson met Friday night in the Central Valley Conference battle.  Both are aggressive teams with the passion and fiery determination to win at all-cost.It was evident as the Lions jumped out to a 17-3 lead only to see the Eagles…

Perrydale Spoils Willamette Valley Christian’s Homecoming

By Jeremy McDonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com BROOKS, Ore.–  Energy has been the mojo for Perrydale this season, and coming off a week break the question became will they have any coming out of the break. Willamette Valley Christian kept it close going into the fourth quarter of the 38-25 Pirates win.  Hanging with the one-loss Perrydale squad…

Stayton’s Defensive Switch Aids In Win Over Woodburn Win

By Jeremy Mcdonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  The Stayton defense had to change things up mid-game against Woodburn Thursday night in their 62-42 win over teh Bulldogs.  Going from a Man Defense to a 1-2-2 that helped turn momentum into their favor in the second half. Up 29-23 going into the third quarter, this new-look defense…

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…