Leaving Her Mark Off The Court As Well

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.– Everyone knows Halle Wright is a stud on the court, but off the court Wright is also a stud as well. During some down time when Wright isn’t busy with school and sporting obligations the senior guard gives back to the community of Turner by hosting a kids camp…

Photo Gallery: Cascade Girls Basketball

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–A few pictures from Cascade’s dominate 61-32 win over Yamhill-Carlton Wednesday at Cascade High School. Follow Jeremy McDonald on Twitter at @J_McDonald81 or like jmcdonaldmedia on Facebook! Photos By Jeremy McDonald  

Cascade’s Kaelyn Worst Signs With Chemeketa CC For Volleyball

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  There were more excitement than nerves for Kaelyn Worst when she got ready for her Signing Day at Cascade High School. Worst asked her mom the night before ‘what do I wear?’ for Wednesday afternoon’s signing event to be part of the Storm Volleyball team. There were also some…

Stayton Holds Off Philomath For First OWC Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  The preseason wasn’t all too friendly for the Stayton Eagles this season, but it seemed as if all was forgotten as they took to the court against a traditionally strong Philomath program Tuesday evening at home to open Oregon West Conference play. A matter of fact, Stayton opened the…

McNary Takes Double OT Battle With South Salem

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  While West Salem, West Albany and Sprague all won decisively in their Greater Valley Conference games by at least 20 points, the game at South Salem was a whole different story. South Salem’s Tyler Wadleigh forced overtime with free throws in the wanning seconds of regulation to force overtime…

Photo Gallery: Stayton Girls Basketball

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  The Stayton Girls Basketball team set the pace early in their Oregon West Conference opener versus Philomath by building a 30-14 lead on the Lady Warriors behind 12 first half points by Alexa Bender, eight first half points by Marri Martinez and KJ Nyquist too had eight first half…

Blanchet Boys Use Late Third Quarter Run To Seal Revenge Win Over Amity

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– After a long day of games at the Yoda MLK High School Showcase at Corban University, the nightcap game between Blanchet Catholic and Amity seem fitting to close out the showcase. For those who may or may not remember, these two team’s met in the consolation semi-finals of the…

Salem Academy Shows Intensity In Win Over #4 Clatskaine

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  There’s no denying that Salem Academy has the offense and the defense to get them back to the Promise Land of Coos Bay and to the State Championship game.  The talent is there, but the intensity is a work in progress. Playing at a neutral site like Corban University…

Clatskanie Slips By Salem Academy Boys

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–Clatskanie wanted to push tempo early and Salem Academy accepted that challenge and traded blows with the Tigers in a shootout of a first-half. Neither team, who are both equally as young, could sustain a lead.  For the Crusaders, Gabe Cuanas said it was because of their mentality. “It was…

Blanchet Catholic Shuts Down Amity Girls In Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–Ana Coronado’s defense certainly cause headaches for the Amity offense during the first-half of Blanchet’s game against the Lady Warriors Monday afternoon in the Yoda MLK High School Showcase. On paper, the Lady Cavaliers and Amity matched up quite evenly, Coronado and Bailey Hittner for Blanchet and Keeley Graham and…

Photo Gallery: Dayton Lady Pirates

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  A few pictures from Dayton’s 41-25 victory over Pleasant Hill  at Corban University for the Yoda MLK High School Showcase where the Lady Pirates were in full control from the get-go against the Lady Billies to improve to 15-1 on the season. Up next for Dayton, the host Willamina…