Cascade’s Thomas Scores First Collegiate Goal

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Katrina Thomas’ first collegiate goal came at a crucial part of Saturday afternoon’s game for Chemeketa against Southwestern Oregon Community College. In a scoreless tie coming down to the final 20 minutes of the game, the 2022 Cascade-grad in Thomas struck a goal to give the Storm a brief 1-0…

Central Edges West Albany For Homecoming Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com INDEPENDENCE, Ore.–  Central had to be checked in for this Homecoming Win.  West Albany didn’t make the 35-28 win easy and they had to stay with it mentally through the 15-or-so minute light outage delay, but they managed to do just that. Chase Nelson’s 52-yard Run after the lights came back…

Saxons Defeat Titans 3-1 In CVC Match-Up

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  The South Salem Boys Soccer team has themselves a nice little winning streak going after their 3-1 victory over West Salem Friday afternoon Goals by Dylan Crook, Max Yermachenkov and Josue Ruelas in the first half paced a high-scoring first half with the four goals being scored then as…

Regis’ Strong Second Half Lifts Rams To Victory

By Jeremy mcDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.– Something just clicked in the second half for the Regis Football team in their Thursday night game with Central Linn as they turned a 13-6 halftime lead into a 51-6 win to bounce back from their triple-overtime defeat to Colton from last week. FInishing strong as they head back…

Dayton Girls Soccer Pushes Unbeaten Streak To Five

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DAYTON, Ore.–  After a slow, 1-3 start to the year it seemed as if the Dayton Girls Soccer team have turned the corner on the season having gone on a five-game unbeaten streak following their 6-0 win over Gervais/Kennedy on Thursday afternoon.  Taking lessons learned from their first four games to…

Chemeketa Volleyball Wins Fourth Game Of Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  The Chemeketa Community College Volleyball team just keeps finding ways to win ball games after a tough start to the season.  But following their sweep of Umpqua Wednesday night, their second sweep with the squad picking up their fourth-win of the hear and improves to 3-2 in NWAC South Region play….

Dayton, Blanchet Gridlock In League Matchup 1-1

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  The Blanchet Catholic Boys Soccer team took advantage of Dayton’s slow start to get a quick goal in the opening ten minutes before the Pirates settled back down in Wednesday’s 3A/2A/1A Special District 2 match at Blanchet. The goal, by Geovanni Escobar, proved to be the lone goal in…

West Salem’s Dorsey-DuQuesne Leaving Her Mark

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Morgan Dorsey-DuQuesne has been around the game of soccer for about ten years now, calling it her escape from reality and a second home as she is one of seven seniors on the West Salem High School Girls Soccer team this season.  Enjoying the moments as the Titans sit…

Eagles Edge Huskies In OWC Battle

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  This was one of those chess matches that just bettered both teams as Stayton edged North Marion 1-0 thanks to an 78th minute goal by Angel Garcia. For the Eagles, they were faced with a Huskie defense that pressed them and were aggressive.  Interrupting the Stayton offense just enough…

Chemawa Wins First Game Of Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  It’s been a unique start to the year for the Chemawa Braves Football Team. Going JV-only this season with a little more than a dozen kids on their roster.  Their first game was called after three quarters because of injuries that played into their game with Willamina being cancelled…

Blanchet Holds Off Kennedy In Five Sets

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  It was one of those starts to a volleyball game that you would’ve seen coming, a 25-0 score. Blanchet did just that to open their Tri-River Conference game with Kennedy in their  25-0, 18-25, 25-27, 25-19, 15-11 win. Having to withstand the Trojans rally to edge Kennedy on their…

SSBC Honorees For Week of September 23

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com McNary’s Emily Blagg (Volleyball), West Salem’s Morgan Dorsey-DuQuesne (Girls Soccer), Sprague’s Rubi Morrissette (Volleyball), McKay’s Abdoulie Jallow (Boys Soccer) were honored by the Salem Sports and Breakfast Club for the Week of September 23. Here’s the Press Release: The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the Week from McNary Volleyball is Emily…