Wilsey Throws 1-Hitter Against Summit

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Aliyah Wiley found herself coming close to a no-hitter Saturday when the West Salem sophomore allowed just one-hit that came late in the game in otherwise perfect performance in the Titans 16-0 win over Summit in five innings. “I think I’ve been getting my confidence back up and in…

Sprague Splits With #2 Bend

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM. Ore.– With two doubleheaders in four days in front of them, Sprague had to step up their game against Mountain View and Bend this past week. They took care of the Cougars and pulled only what West Salem and Bishop Manogue (NV) by handing the second-ranked Lava Bears a loss…

Salem Sports And Breakfast Club For April 19

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Here are April 19’s Salem Sports and Breakfast Club’s Athlete’s of the Week.  This week’s Honoree’s are North Salem’s Aaliyah Fitzke, South Salem’s Delaney Keith, McKay’s Ramiro Gonzalez and West Salem’s Zariya Powell. Our Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the Week is from North Salem…

Dallas Drops Tough Game To West Albany 14-5

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ALBANY, Ore.–  Dallas took advantage of the opportunities through the first two-and-a-half innings that the West Albany defense gave them building a 5-1 lead on the Bulldogs entering the bottom of the third inning. West Albany, who have appeared in the last 11 postseasons as they started the season 12-2 following…

My Mental Health Story

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Over Spring Break, I mentioned about Mental Health and a massive mental breakdown I had at 26-years-old. I feel like it is important to talk about it because it’s true, not everyone is immune to mental breakdowns or mental problems.  So, I figure I’ll share mine and go from here: As…

Sprague Sweeps Mountain View

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Sprague needed some momentum leading into this weekend’s big league doubleheader with Bend starting with their doubleheader with Mt. View Wednesday afternoon sitting 0-1 in Mountain Valley Conference play and 4-4 overall. And they completed what they needed to do against the Cougars, sweeping the doubleheader 7-5 and 11-1…

South Salem Squeaks By McNary 3-1

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– South Salem’s Noah Ferguson found himself three outs from his fourth straight complete game Wednesday afternoon. It was finally a nice day in Salem, but neither team could land that decisive blow on the other.  Four runs were scored in total.  South led 3-1 over the Celtics as Ferguson…

Dayton Rolls By Scio 11-3

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore– Maddie Fluke did all she could hitting low in the zone against Scio Tuesday afternoon on the road to throw off the Lady Loggers batters in the two squads PacWest Conference match-up. With both the Pirates and the Loggers now in the same conference after the past several years…

South Defeats McNary 11-8

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– There was some frustrations on the part of McNary while some jubilation for South Salem after the Saxons 11-8 win Tuesday evening in South Salem. The frustrations for the Celtics laid in that they had just reeled in the Saxons 9-8 inning following a three-run sixth inning that featured…

Stayton Snaps 37-Game League Losing Streak

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.– The streak is over. The last time Stayton baseball had won a Oregon West Conference game was May 11, 2016 against Cascade for their fourth and final league win of the season. A 4-3 win over the Cougars. Their 14-2 loss to Philomath to close out the season two…

Chemeketa Sweeps Clackamas

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– At 1-5 in the NWAC South Region standings and on the wrong side of a 4-9 stretch after their 11-1-1 start to the season, Chemeketa baseball needed to pick up some crucial league wins to keep up with the teams in front of them. The Storm rolled in Game…

South’s Nielsen-Skinner, Stayton’s Anundi and Nichol Played In NW Shootout

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com HILLSBORO, Ore.– It was no surprise that when South Salem’s Jaden Nielsen-Skinner’s Senior Year concluded, that he would be getting a call to play in the premier All-Star game in the 25th-Annual Northwest Shootout in 2019 and be one of the ten athlete’s to wear the Oregon All-Star Team jersey on…