NPJ Sports Complex Grand Opening

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Pick-up basketball and volleyball games were popping up at the new NPJ Sports Complex Sunday afternoon. The facility will be home to the NPJ Club Volleyball, Run-and-Shoot Travel Basketball and Performance Zone Training with space for two full-size basketball courts, six volleyball courts, meeting spaces, Physical Training, mindset training by…

Casco League Volleyball Honors

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com St. Paul’s Stella Koch and Willamette Valley Christian’s (Brooks) Lally Hunter were named Co-Players of the year in the Casco League.  The Buckaroos Lesli Hiller was named Coach of the Year as St. Paul have four girls on the first-team.  Perrydale, Jewell and Crosshill Christian each had girls on the first-team…

SSBC Honorees For October 22

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com South Salem’s Kayleigh Carpenter (Volleyball), Sprague’s Megan Smith (Volleyball), McKay’s Dillon Newswanger (Cross Country), Sprague’s Drew Rodriguez (Football) and South Salem’s Daschel Smith (Football) were honored by the Salem Sports and Breakfast Club for the Week of October 22. Here is the press release: The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les…

Central’s Strong D Not Enough Against South Albany

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com INDEPENDENCE, Ore.—The Central defense settled in after their tough first quarter Saturday afternoon at Central High School against South Albany. After surrendering 14 first quarter points in the Panthers tough 21-8 defeat, Central’s defense featured three strong stops to give their offense an opportunity to chip away at the 14-0 deficit…

Cascade Wins Senior Day, 48-0 Over Stayton

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  With all the noise of Senior Night, the rivalry game with Stayton and the other external and internal pressures that surround them Friday night, Cascade settled in against the Eagles.  Separating themselves in their 48-0 victory, clinching at least a share of the Oregon West Conference-title going into their season…

Sprague Wins Senior Day 3-1 Over South Salem

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.—Sprague’s Eden Sipes knows a thing or two about playing on her toes as the Olympian goalie and her defense went back out for the second half against South Salem Thursday night. With the monsoon overhead and having played on the defensive backline before converting into goalie this season, the…

Judson Uses Passing Game In Win Over Walker

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Judson seventh-grader Kellen Bowman was pressured by a tough Walker defense all game long Wednesday afternoon.  Being challenged to make the best accurate throw knowing he didn’t have much time to dissect the defense in front of him. The young gunslinger however got it done in the face of…

Chemeketa Falls In Tough Game With Clackamas 2-1

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  It was one of those tough games in which nothing could go your way.  For the Chemeketa Women’s Soccer team, Wednesday afternoon was just like that against Clackamas Community College. The Storm controlled the time of possession, and had shots on goal as they looked to get back in…

Late Goal Lifts Titans Over Storm

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  West Salem Girls Soccer has been on a resurgence their past nine games following their 0-4 start to start the year.  Of their last nine, the Titans have won six, lost once and tied twice in the process as they enter their final game of the regular season sitting…

Gervais Spoils Kennedy’s Senior Night

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MT. ANGEL, Ore.–  Lydia Berning had all eyes on her Tuesday night as the only senior being honored on Senior Night from the Kennedy Volleyball team as they hosted Gervais to end the season. It’s been a unique season to say the least for the Trojans as they finished up their…

Delphian Pulls Away From Western Christian/Amity 5-2

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Delphian has traditionally had a strong boys soccer team, and they showcased it Monday afternoon against Western Christian/Amity. Their athleticism and speed kept the Pioneers on their toes in the Dragons 5-2 victory.  Something that Western Christian/Amity had kept pace with entering the second half when they took a…

SSBC Honorees For October 15

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com West Salem’s Lorenzo Trejo De Dios (Boys Soccer), Salem Academy’s Aubrey Smith (Volleyball). West Salem’s Bella Snyder (Volleyball), and South Salem’s Julian Rivas Delgado (Boys Soccer) were honored by the Salem Sports and Breakfast Clun on October 15 for their success on the field of play. Here’s the press release: The…